Best tours in Melbourne

Check out the top tours in Melbourne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. National Gallery of Victoria
1. National Gallery of Victoria
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255 local reviews
180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+61 3 8620 2222
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Heather
Check out the cool glass windows at the front of this gallery and the very impressive foyer. Always amazing to…
John
The permanent exhibitions give a great overview of modern Australian art, while the touring exhibitions are al…
Beth
The NGV at Federation Square shows the Australian collection in particular. Twice a day there are free guided…
1. National Gallery of Victoria
1. National Gallery of Victoria
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255 local reviews
180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+61 3 8620 2222
Heather
Heather
Check out the cool glass windows at the front of this gallery and the very impressive foyer. Always amazing touring exhibitions as well as a…
John
John
The permanent exhibitions give a great overview of modern Australian art, while the touring exhibitions are always world-class
Beth
Beth
The NGV at Federation Square shows the Australian collection in particular. Twice a day there are free guided tours (usually just a few peo…
2. State Library Victoria
2. State Library Victoria
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69 local reviews
328 Swanston St, Melbourne
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+61 3 8664 7000
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Olga
Explore Melbourne’s sights with your friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide. Rain, Hail or Shine, there i…
Terry
A Melbourne landmark and cultural icon, the State Library is a magnificent 19th-century building with some of …
Anj
A Melbourne landmark and cultural icon, the State Library is a magnificent 19th-century building with some of …
2. State Library Victoria
2. State Library Victoria
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69 local reviews
328 Swanston St, Melbourne
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+61 3 8664 7000
Olga
Olga
Explore Melbourne’s sights with your friendly and knowledgeable local tour guide. Rain, Hail or Shine, there is a FREE Walking Tour EVERYDAY…
Terry
Terry
A Melbourne landmark and cultural icon, the State Library is a magnificent 19th-century building with some of the city’s most beautiful heri…
Anj
Anj
A Melbourne landmark and cultural icon, the State Library is a magnificent 19th-century building with some of the city’s most beautiful heri…
3. Melbourne Museum
3. Melbourne Museum
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112 local reviews
11 Nicholson St, Carlton
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+61 3 8341 7777
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Parkville
A modern museum, with plenty for all ages plus touring exhibitions. Next door for Imax 3D and the world herita…
Rebecca
Melbourne Museum showcases Australian social history, Indigenous cultures, science and the environment. Locate…
Ramona
Victoria's state museum of natural sciences, indigenous cultures, Australian history and visiting exhibitions.
3. Melbourne Museum
3. Melbourne Museum
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112 local reviews
11 Nicholson St, Carlton
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+61 3 8341 7777
Parkville
Parkville
A modern museum, with plenty for all ages plus touring exhibitions. Next door for Imax 3D and the world heritage listed wooden exhibition bu…
Rebecca
Rebecca
Melbourne Museum showcases Australian social history, Indigenous cultures, science and the environment. Located adjacent to the World Herita…
Ramona
Ramona
Victoria's state museum of natural sciences, indigenous cultures, Australian history and visiting exhibitions.
4. Rod Laver Arena
4. Rod Laver Arena
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35 local reviews
Olympic Blvd, Melbourne
+61 3 9286 1600
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Tanyth
Watch the Australian Open each January. Touring music acts play here.
Marcus
Many large concerts from international touring artists.
Daniela
Australian Open and Entertainment Venue
4. Rod Laver Arena
4. Rod Laver Arena
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35 local reviews
Olympic Blvd, Melbourne
+61 3 9286 1600
Tanyth
Tanyth
Watch the Australian Open each January. Touring music acts play here.
Marcus
Marcus
Many large concerts from international touring artists.
Daniela
Daniela
Australian Open and Entertainment Venue
5. Federation Square
5. Federation Square
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138 local reviews
Swanston St, Melbourne
+61 3 9655 1900
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Mark & Mike
It’s increasingly hard to imagine Melbourne without Federation Square, a great place to chill and watch the …
Jane
Federation Square has become the heart and soul of Melbourne. This modern piazza is home to major cultural att…
Terry
Federation Square (known locally as Fed Square) is a unique cultural precinct in the heart of Melbourne. Home…
5. Federation Square
5. Federation Square
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138 local reviews
Swanston St, Melbourne
+61 3 9655 1900
Mark & Mike
Mark & Mike
It’s increasingly hard to imagine Melbourne without Federation Square, a great place to chill and watch the world go by and catch up on yo…
Jane
Jane
Federation Square has become the heart and soul of Melbourne. This modern piazza is home to major cultural attractions, world-class events, …
Terry
Terry
Federation Square (known locally as Fed Square) is a unique cultural precinct in the heart of Melbourne. Home to major cultural attractions…
6. Palais Theatre
6. Palais Theatre
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28 local reviews
Palais Theatre, Saint Kilda
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+61 3 8537 7677
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Evelyn
Place to go to see some of Melbourne's best touring artists, bands, comedies and shows. Set in a beautiful, ol…
Kaye
If you're interested in jazz/funk/soul, this website provides a self-guided tour of the history of jazz throug…
Alanna
The Palais is one of Melbourne's grand old theatres, and worth a visit just for the location. There are a stea…
6. Palais Theatre
6. Palais Theatre
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28 local reviews
Palais Theatre, Saint Kilda
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+61 3 8537 7677
Evelyn
Evelyn
Place to go to see some of Melbourne's best touring artists, bands, comedies and shows. Set in a beautiful, old theatre next to Luna Park.
Kaye
Kaye
If you're interested in jazz/funk/soul, this website provides a self-guided tour of the history of jazz through St Kilda's historic venues t…
Alanna
Alanna
The Palais is one of Melbourne's grand old theatres, and worth a visit just for the location. There are a steady stream of local and interna…
7. Fitzroy Gardens
7. Fitzroy Gardens
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82 local reviews
Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
+61 3 9658 9658
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Anne
Fitzroy Gardens is one of Melbourne’s most historic and beautiful Gardens. Originally set aside as a reserve i…
Nicola
Fitzroy Gardens is one of Melbourne’s most historic and beautiful Gardens. Points of interest include floral d…
Vincent
Set in the idyllic Fitzroy Gardens just down the road, this visitor information centre will be able to provide…
7. Fitzroy Gardens
7. Fitzroy Gardens
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82 local reviews
Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
+61 3 9658 9658
Anne
Anne
Fitzroy Gardens is one of Melbourne’s most historic and beautiful Gardens. Originally set aside as a reserve in 1848, the layout follows a c…
Nicola
Nicola
Fitzroy Gardens is one of Melbourne’s most historic and beautiful Gardens. Points of interest include floral displays in the Conservatory. C…
Vincent
Vincent
Set in the idyllic Fitzroy Gardens just down the road, this visitor information centre will be able to provide information on all of your to…
8. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
8. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
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244 local reviews
Birdwood Ave, South Yarra
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:30 AM
+61 3 9252 2300
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Jody
Just magic. Find the herb garden, the lakes & the volcano. Open 7.30am-sunset. Jardin Tan is a restaurant at e…
Rit
With a reputation as a world-class botanic gardens, Melbourne Gardens at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is one…
Adam
Stunning Botanical gardens, go to the lake and take a tour by punt, you will find the punting guides very enga…
8. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
8. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
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244 local reviews
Birdwood Ave, South Yarra
Closed · Opens Tuesday 7:30 AM
+61 3 9252 2300
Jody
Jody
Just magic. Find the herb garden, the lakes & the volcano. Open 7.30am-sunset. Jardin Tan is a restaurant at entrance or at 'the Terrace' at…
Rit
Rit
With a reputation as a world-class botanic gardens, Melbourne Gardens at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is one of Melbourne's most popular t…
Adam
Adam
Stunning Botanical gardens, go to the lake and take a tour by punt, you will find the punting guides very engaging and informative
9. Royal Exhibition Building
9. Royal Exhibition Building
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41 local reviews
9 Nicholson St, Carlton
+61 3 9270 5000
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Steve
The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. World Heritage List…
Lauren
The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. World Heritage List…
Beth
World Heritage site, as it's one of the few remaining 19th century exhibition buildings in the world. Also set…
9. Royal Exhibition Building
9. Royal Exhibition Building
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41 local reviews
9 Nicholson St, Carlton
+61 3 9270 5000
Steve
Steve
The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. World Heritage Listed. Guided tours available mos…
Lauren
Lauren
The Royal Exhibition Building is one of the world's oldest remaining exhibition pavilions. World Heritage Listed. Guided tours available mos…
Beth
Beth
World Heritage site, as it's one of the few remaining 19th century exhibition buildings in the world. Also set in restored gardens. A short …
10. Brunswick Street
10. Brunswick Street
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62 local reviews
Brunswick St
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Terry
Brunswick Street is a street in inner northern Melbourne, known for cafés, live music venues and alternative f…
Nicola
Brunswick Street in Fitzroy is a popular street for locals and tourists to experience the bohemian culture of …
Paul & Mercedes
Classic Fitzroy. Street is full of funky bars and cafés, clothing, craft and furniture shops all competing for…
10. Brunswick Street
10. Brunswick Street
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62 local reviews
Brunswick St
Terry
Terry
Brunswick Street is a street in inner northern Melbourne, known for cafés, live music venues and alternative fashion shops. Brunswick Street…
Nicola
Nicola
Brunswick Street in Fitzroy is a popular street for locals and tourists to experience the bohemian culture of Melbourne. Including cafes, bo…
Paul & Mercedes
Paul & Mercedes
Classic Fitzroy. Street is full of funky bars and cafés, clothing, craft and furniture shops all competing for best whimsical sign. Becoming…
11. St Kilda beach
11. St Kilda beach
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108 local reviews
St Kilda beach
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Lauren
Popular amongst the locals and tourists alike for both its bay beach & park, indoor pool, beachside bars & res…
Lara
Located just 20-30 minutes drive away from our place, St Kilda Beach is a must go for tourists who are here f…
Brett
St Kilda is also a tourist location with cafes, bars and restaurants - easy access via the trams...
11. St Kilda beach
11. St Kilda beach
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108 local reviews
St Kilda beach
Lauren
Lauren
Popular amongst the locals and tourists alike for both its bay beach & park, indoor pool, beachside bars & restaurants, craft markets and ca…
Lara
Lara
Located just 20-30 minutes drive away from our place, St Kilda Beach is a must go for tourists who are here for a visit. It offers stunnin…
Brett
Brett
St Kilda is also a tourist location with cafes, bars and restaurants - easy access via the trams...
12. Queen Victoria Market
12. Queen Victoria Market
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213 local reviews
Queen St, Melbourne
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:00 AM
+61 3 9320 5822
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Olga
Queen Victoria Market is much more than the city’s fresh-food shopping mecca – it’s a historic landmark, a tou…
Nicole
Melbourne's oldest Market. Still a bustling hive of activity. Fresh fruit and vegies, gourmet food halls, and …
Anj
Melbourne's oldest, Melbourne's biggest, Melbourne's best! And the largest open-air market in the Southern Hem…
12. Queen Victoria Market
12. Queen Victoria Market
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213 local reviews
Queen St, Melbourne
Closed · Opens Tuesday 6:00 AM
+61 3 9320 5822
Olga
Olga
Queen Victoria Market is much more than the city’s fresh-food shopping mecca – it’s a historic landmark, a tourist attraction and a Melbourn…
Nicole
Nicole
Melbourne's oldest Market. Still a bustling hive of activity. Fresh fruit and vegies, gourmet food halls, and a range of specialty shops. A …
Anj
Anj
Melbourne's oldest, Melbourne's biggest, Melbourne's best! And the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere. Need I say more? Eat,…