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Free Walking Tour Melbourne!

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Sam
Quality Verified Registered on October 17, 2023

Hey I'm Sam! I've been a tour guide as part of the free walking tour community for a few years now, loving every minute of it & I hope that you do too. I've lived and breathed Melbourne for a significant chunk of my lifetime and love the little hidden & intriguing sides to Melbourne that make it such a vibrant city. Look forward to you hopefully coming along on a tour to learn some new sides to Melbourne and have a laugh along the way!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Take a 2-hour tour of Melbourne’s historic CBD and see the key sights, hear fascinating stories, and discover some hidden details.
Follow your guide through Melbourne’s bustling city center, hearing the unique stories of Victoria’s capital.


One of Melbourne’s only locally owned and operated tour companies, this tour promises to offer stories unheard of anywhere else and an insightful experience. We can promise you’ll walk away learning a lot and with a smile on your face.

Please Note: The 'free walking tour' operates with a model by which depending on your satisfaction, you are able to tip our guides upon conclusion of the tour. This is often our guides only source of income and are not paid otherwise by the city or government.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Federation Square, Melbourne VIC 3004...
    Federation Square, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
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    Find me on the steps of Fed Square with the orange umbrella!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Federation Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Yarra River
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Flinders Street Railway Station
  • 4
    Outside visit
    St Paul's Cathedral
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Hosier Lane
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Degraves Street
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Melbourne Town Hall
  • 8
    Outside visit
    The Block Arcade
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Royal Arcade
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Bourke Street Mall
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Chinatown
  • 12
    Outside visit
    State Library Victoria
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Melbourne Central
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Coop's Shot Tower
  • 15
    Outside visit
    Old Melbourne Gaol
  • 16
    Outside visit
    Melbourne City Baths
  • 17
    Outside visit
    Queen Victoria Market

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

4.82
Excellent
(289 ratings)
By category
Professionalism
4.89
Fun
4.74
Expression
4.87
Quality
4.82
Route
4.84
Vivienne (1 Rating)

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Zoey was really engaging & a super down-to-earth person! Really enjoyed the walking tour & the history of Melbourne, would not have known them if not for this tour. Would recommend to go for this!
Trish (1 Rating)
Beechworth

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Travelled in family - Jun 2024
Zoe was fantastic. She kept us engaged. I was impressed with her knowledge of dates and names. Even my 13 year was engaged (she been reciting facts from Zoe for the rest of the day) As a regular visior to Melbourne, its so cool learning about our fabulous city and its intersting history (Batmania)
michael (1 Rating)

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Very informative tour on Melbourne excellent tour guide would recommend to anyone visiting Melbourne
Carla (3 Ratings)
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Thank you, very interesting and profesional tour!
Julia (1 Rating)
Melbourne

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Amazing, fun, and interesting! Zoe made us all feel welcomed and special. She explained in detail all the history of Melbourne, its buildings, and its people. Would definitely recommend you to go on the 2h Tour.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 100 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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  • Cancellation risk
    This guru has cancelled more than 2% of the last 100 bookings for this tour.
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  • Cancellation risk
    This guru has cancelled more than 2% of the last 100 bookings for this tour.
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