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Lanes and Arcades Tour

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Explore Melbourne’s charming lanes and opulent arcades with a small group walking tour. Join this inciteful walk through Melbourne's beautiful back streets, and get a deeper glimpse of this lovely city.


  • Discover the backstreets and amazing alleywalls of Melbourne
  • Learn about the various coffee, art and fashion cultures
  • Walk amongst the beautful arcades and shops and feast your eyes on the city's beauty
  • Try some of Melbourne's spezialities like coffee


Have you ever been to a city and wondered what all the fuss was about? Or wasted time trying to find that cool local café you were told about, and ended up missing everything? Melbourne’s arcades and lanes hide many of these answers. Some of the quirkiest cafes, independent designers, street art, architecture, and historical tales are found in these walkways. Uncover tucked-away gems like specialty boutiques and local fashion designers, and savor Melbourne’s café culture with some yummy snacks.  There is something for everyone, locals and visitors alike. See many local stores on this casual stroll and return to those you like best in the afternoon. Make a day of it in marvellous Melbourne. Step inside the opulent Royal Arcade to window-shop the upscale boutiques lining this elegant, old world style indoor avenue. For a modern contrast, admire the vibrant street art along Hosier Lane and other alleys, learning about Melbourne’s robust art scene.  Follow the aromas of roasted coffee beans and fresh-baked goods through a series of charming laneways bursting with small sidewalk cafés and eateries. Enjoy a steaming cup of Melbourne’s famous coffee, and indulge your sweet tooth with a chocolate tasting. Tour numbers are limited to 8 people to ensure a personalized experience. 


Small group of maximum 8 people walking tour
Chocolate tasting and seated drink stop ( tea, coffee, chocolate or similar
Souvenier bag with itemised map and special offers
Professional local guide
Umbrellas if needed, but most of the tour is covered.
Free wifi whilst on tour
Hotel pick-up and drop off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Gratuities (optional)

Important Information

  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Please advise of any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • The cancellation policy is the following: - More than 7 days in advance: 10% of original fee - 2-7 days in advance: 50% of tour cost - 48 hours in advance or less: refunds will not be available

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This activity is non-refundable
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