Melbourne City day tours

Grand Melbourne
Gray Line Day Tour 397

Combine our morning Melbourne City tour with our afternoon Melbourne Highlights tour and discover Melbourne in a day; contrasting architecture, arcades and laneways, Queen Victoria Market, gardens and trendy bayside suburbs.

Our Grand Melbourne full day tour is the most comprehensive way to discover our beautiful city with its luscious gardens, new and old architecture, hidden laneways and arcades and shopping time at Queen Victoria Market. In the afternoon, we'll show you a different side of Melbourne that takes in the bayside suburbs of Port Melbourne, St Kilda and Brighton Beach to take that special photo of our iconic bathing boxes.

Highlights of this tour

Morning - Tour 381

  • Hotel Windsor - high Victorian architecture
  • Parliament House
  • Princess Theatre
  • Royal Exhibition Building
  • Melbourne Museum
  • Prestigious Melbourne University
  • Lygon Street - cafe central and 'Little Italy'
  • Take a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways - Royal Arcade, Block Place, Block Arcade, Centre Way, Centre Place and Degraves Street
  • Sit at a cafe and enjoy a coffee (own expense) and experience our unique laneways culture
  • Collins Street - Paris end
  • Old Treasury Buildings and State Offices
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
  • Take a wander in Fitzroy Gardens - there is opportunity to visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense)
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • East Melbourne - ornate Victorian terraced homes
  • Colourful Chinatown
  • Queen Victoria Market* - look for a bargain, wander around the fresh produce and take in the vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere
  • Flagstaff Gardens
  • Law Courts
  • Federation Square

Afternoon - Tour 392

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Melbourne Park - National Tennis Centre
  • Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Walk by the lake in the Royal Botanic Gardens or stop for a Devonshire Tea (own expense)
  • Southbank's Arts and Cultural Centre
  • Emerging Docklands area
  • The Bolte Bridge providing spectacular city views
  • Port Melbourne - travel beachside to St Kilda with great bay views
  • Explore Acland Street and its cosmopolitan atmosphere
  • Perhaps enjoy coffee and cake at one of the continental cafes (own expense)
  • Affluent suburbs of Elwood and Brighton
  • Brighton bathing boxes and their bright colours contrasted against the beach (photo stop)
  • View the lively restaurants and bars of Fitzroy Street in St Kilda
  • Albert Park Lake - site of the F1 Grand Prix

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Melbourne city from Brighton Beach

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Daily (October 1 through to March 31)
Daily except WED, FRI (April 1 through to September 30)
Departs: 8:05am Returns: 5:30pm

Fare Includes

Guided walk and free Wi-Fi on coach

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* When the market is closed we will extend laneways & Fitzroy Gardens stop OR visit the MCG on MON & WED. There is just over one hour of free time between tours to enjoy lunch (own expense).

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