Top Experiences in Federation Square



Melbourne Private Walking tour

USD 88.5

Experience Melbourne's vibrant culture on a captivating walking tour, departing from typical tourist routes. Delve into the city's history with local guides, exploring iconic landmarks like Federation Square and Hosier Lane. Discover hidden gems and intriguing tales, concluding near the famous Old Melbourne Gaol. Enjoy a leisurely coffee break and end the tour at a quintessential Australian pub, savoring traditional Aussie cuisine. Embark on an enriching journey through Melbourne's heart with Depot Adventures.
-Get to know Melbourne through the eyes of a knowledgeable local Guide.
-See the main tourist sights you want to see as well as discovering areas, venues.
-Private walking tour.
-Benefit from your guide’s familiarity with the area that interests you.
-Get lots of valuable advice from your guide about other things to do in the city.


Marks Private Melbourne Tours

Private 8 Hour Melbourne Tour including Moonlit Sanctuary Visit.

USD 1291.77

5 Stars on Trip Advisor!

Tour includes:
• Local Melbourne Tour Guide
• 8 hour tour
Admission to Moonlit Wildlife Sanctuary
• Luxury vehicle
• Complimentary bottled water
• Custom and private tour for up to 7 passengers

Free Tour Melbourne

Mandarin Melbourne Walking Tour

USD 17.01

Take a 2-hour tour in Mandarin of Melbourne’s historic CBD and see the key sights, hear fascinating stories, and discover some hidden details. Starting at Federation Square, your guide will take you through the streets of Melbourne & it's brilliant alleyways, hearing the unique stories about Australia's best city.

Starting at Federation Square, your guide will take you through the streets of Melbourne & it's brilliant alleyways.

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.

Trixity Trails

Discover Melbourne - Cultural

USD 37.41

We offers a series of trails which are not only sightseeing experiences around some of Australia’s most beautiful cities but we will also give your brain a work-out on the way round.

You will guide yourself on your smart device along the trail solving clues as you go - get the answer correct and we send you the next clue – easy! There are ‘Help’ & ‘Hint’ options if you get stuck and of course you can use your device to look things up if required.

We think this is an excellent way to spend 2-3 hours discovering the city you live in, work in, play in. See our website for more details.

Marks Private Melbourne Tours

Private Tour of Melbourne City Tour with Local guide /4 hours

USD 815.6

4 Hour Tour

Tour includes:
• Local Melbourne Tour Guide
• Private luxury vehicle
• Complimentary bottled water
• Custom and private tour for up to 7 passengers

Fit City Tours

Yarra Sunrise Running Tour

USD 59.18

Immerse yourself in an experience like no other on the Yarra Sunrise Tour! Discover Melbourne’s magical, hidden stories as we run along past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks across the Yarra Parklands.

On this tour, you’ll have spectacular start to the day by witnessing the beautiful sunrise over the Yarra River before running past iconic Melbourne sights including the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Shrine of Remembrance and many more classic landmarks.

Our friendly and knowledgeable tour guide will share with you Melbourne’s marvelous history, interesting stories and recommend you the best places to dine and have coffee. During the 7.5km running adventure, there will be plenty of time to take photos to capture your best memories of Melbourne.

And because we love our coffee at Running Tours Melbourne we will be sure to finish up at one of Melbourne’s best cafes… because coffee.


Marvellous Melbourne: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

USD 6.99

Are you looking for a way to see Melbourne without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable walking tour.

• Find out what makes Melbourne tick on this walking tour through its vibrant CBD
• Hear from producer Mitchell Secrett, an audio producer and podcast specialist, along with a few special guests who’ll share some interesting facts about the city
• Do it all in an hour or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Waterbikes Australia

Yarra River Twilight Waterbike Tour

USD 67.34

Unique Waterbike Experience: Glide atop the Yarra River on our state-of-the-art waterbikes. Unlike any other boat or kayak tour, our waterbikes offer an intimate, immersive experience that keeps you close to the water while ensuring a dry and comfortable ride.

Captivating Twilight Views: Revel in the magical transformation of Melbourne's skyline as day turns to night. The shimmering reflections on the Yarra during twilight provide a picturesque backdrop that's unmatched.

Natural and Urban Blend: Our tour takes you through the heart of Melbourne, giving you a blend of the city's architectural wonders and the serene beauty of its natural habitats. It's the best of both worlds!

Eco-Friendly Adventure: We're proud of our sustainable waterbikes. Not only do they provide a zero-emission way to explore, but their quiet operation ensures minimal disturbance to the river's ecosystem.


Pose for professional pics while enjoying Melbourne history walk

USD 34.01

On this easy walking tour, you get great value - learning about Melbourne's history AND getting a professional photo shoot of yourself in one experience.

This tour is for visitors and locals alike; and is a great opportunity if you have guests visiting and want to buy them a unique experience.

Your guide is a professional photographer and local guide with intimate knowledge of Melbourne.

On this tour, I will show you stunning architecture, narrate little-known stories of the colorful, brave, and notorious characters that made Melbourne the richest city in the world in the 1880s, and show you old photos and drawings to illustrate what Melbourne was like in the 1800s.

Finally, I will shoot professional photographs of you in front of Melbourne's most iconic buildings and views.

Within 48 hours of the end of the tour, you will receive high-resolution edited images to download.


Oceania Tours and Safaris

Melbourne City Tour and Phillip Island in One Day

USD 194.55

Make the most of your time in Melbourne and see all the city’s main attractions in the morning and explore Phillip Island in the afternoon. On this small-group tour with no more than 11 participants, you’ll discover Melbourne at a relaxed pace with your local expert guide, then travel to Phillip Island in the afternoon. Visit Moonlit Sanctuary to learn of Australia's unique wildlife. Continue your tour reaching Phillip Island and the boardwalks at Nobbies. End your exploration of Phillip Island at the Phillip Island Penguin Parade and watch the little penguins waddle up the beach , before returning to the city .

Teepee Tours

Private Great Ocean Road Tour (overnight option)

USD 1156.4

Personalise your ideal day out to the Victoria’s most popular tourist attraction. We have been locals to that area for over 15 years and know it like the back of our hand. We put an emphasis of laid back, fun and social as the priority of our tours. This is a small independent tour business where all your drivers will
Be young, fun and engaging.
Departing from Melbourne, we will take you to all the secret spots we know about to ensure you spot Kangaroos, Koalas and Australian native birds and before setting your sights upon the iconic Twelve Apostles and stunning views along the way.

We give you all the options and details on the way there and encourage your group to make choices throughout the day so this trip can be exactly what you want.

If you’re a group that wants to just take your time at less stops. Done! If you want to cram a lot in and make it a fast paced day. Easy!
Just want to go to the beach and surf and drink beer? We’ve got you!
Everything is possible!

Waterbikes Australia

Yarra River Waterbike Tour

USD 67.34

Experience the Yarra River like never before atop our cutting-edge waterbikes. This isn't your typical river journey; it's an adventure that offers an unobstructed 360-degree view of Melbourne's beauty.

Pedal through the vibrant arteries of Melbourne's waterways, capturing stunning views of iconic landmarks, bridges, and the dynamic urban tapestry that lines the Yarra's banks.

Our route masterfully combines the lush green pockets of the Yarra with the urban splendor of Melbourne. Feel the gentle river breeze and soak in the city's ambiance in one seamless journey.

With our waterbikes, you're not just exploring the river but also doing it responsibly. Our zero-emission, silent waterbikes respect the river's ecosystem, allowing for a harmonious interaction with nature.

The elevated perspective from our waterbikes offers unparalleled photo opportunities. Whether it's the city skyline, historic bridges, or playful river wildlife, there's a picture-perfect moment at every bend.

Adventure Clues

Melbourne Scavenger Hunt - Arts & Culture Adventure

USD 13.6

Arts and Culture Lovers, this is the trail for you!

This cryptic adventure will lead you through the lesser-traveled spaces on a search for public art and sights in the Melbourne arts precinct and surrounds. Get to grips with the history and facts of the area and various artworks along the way.

Start your first clue in Federation Square and get lost amongst the incredible public artworks, architecturally stunning gardens, walkways, and pedestrian spaces that link the various galleries theatres, and other art organizations. This adventure will also take you along the adjacent Yarra River, where some of Melbourne’s most popular riverside bars are located, just in case refreshments are required while on the route!

Finish up in South bank Boulevard, we won’t tell you exactly where – that’s for you to find out!


Blue Tongue Bikes

The Best of Melbourne Bike Tour

USD 67.34

See the the iconic sights of Melbourne while discovering it's vast history as you join this small-group bike tour. Enjoy a 4.5 hour relaxing bike tour all while socializing and getting some exercise with your entertaining and knowledgeable local guide.

Intrepid Urban Adventures - Australia

Melbourne Food and Sightseeing Tour with Eureka Skydeck Visit

USD 100.58

Melbourne has so much to offer, it can’t be fully experienced in just three hours — but that won’t stop us from trying! Start at Federation Square, Melbourne’s traditional meeting place, and weave your way through the city’s laneways. Sip a famous Melbourne flat white coffee, then discover the street art scene, sample delicious local food, and finish at the city’s highest viewpoint. From what makes it famous to why the locals love it, we’ll show you the best of Melbourne!


Melbourne Architecture Tour

USD 52.38

Since European settlement 180 years ago the city of Melbourne has benefited from the remarkable skill of many talented architects. Join MELTours on the Architecture Tour of Melbourne and discover some amazing architectural styles from the 1850s to the present day.
You will see buildings that are incredibly symbolic to ones that have sustainability at the core of their design.

Depot Australia

Melbourne Walking Tour

USD 67.34

Join our tour guides for a walk through Australia’s culture capital and learn what makes this city great and so much more.

When you arrive, you'll explore Melbourne with a local who can share the history of the city as well as point out things to do after your walking tour is done. Depot Adventures tour guides want to show you the real Melbourne – the city we know and love.

Your tour will stop for a coffee and conclude near the Old Melbourne Gaol, where you learn about Australia’s most infamous bush ranger. After your tour is finished, your guide will brings the group to a classic Australian pub where you can experience traditional Aussie food.


Melbourne: Private City Discovery Tour

USD 57.53

Receive a warm welcome to Melbourne on a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible! In only 90 minutes, a local guide will get you acquainted with Melbourne to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

Discover where to find main attractions like Chinatown and St. Pauls Cathedra, and how to explore them away from the crowds. And what about that unique family-owned restaurant or that amazing local hotspot? We got you covered; the local guides are experts in the subject! Forget about touristy traps; on this city kickstart tour, your guide will point you in the right direction.

Private City Kickstart Tour: Melbourne is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.


Short Private Melbourne City Tour

USD 123.91

This is not just another city tour; this is the best of Melbourne from a unique perspective! Get to know Melbourne on a city tour that gives you the perfect overview, with city highlights, hidden gems, storytelling, and a local treat - this tour has it all!

Forget about big touristy groups and the crowds; it's time to see Melbourne at its best but from the eyes of a local. Check out main landmarks like Chinatown, Block Arcade, National Gallery of Victoria and uncover hidden gems and city secrets with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. And the cherry on top, a local treat is included.

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems Private City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

Melbourne Private Tours

Private Melbourne City Sights - Afternoon Tour

USD 285.02

With its Victorian architecture, stunning gardens and edgy bar, culinary, fashion and live music scenes, Melbourne is an obvious start to any visit to Victoria. Its iconic laneways and alleys are home to some of the city’s best cafes, bars, boutiques and galleries. Explore these with your local guide, getting a real insight into what makes this cosmopolitan city tick.

Chameleon Travel Shop

Melbourne Discovery Experience Private Tour

USD 175

Explore the vibrant city of Melbourne on this dynamic tour that showcases the city's cultural diversity, artistic flair, and culinary delights. Wander through the bustling laneways adorned with colorful street art, discover hidden gems in the city's eclectic neighborhoods, and immerse yourself in the rich history and architecture of iconic landmarks like Federation Square and Flinders Street Station. Indulge your taste buds with a gastronomic journey through Melbourne's renowned dining scene, from trendy cafes to world-class restaurants. Experience the city's lively atmosphere as you mingle with locals in bustling markets and vibrant nightlife hotspots. Whether you're a culture vulture, a foodie, or an urban explorer, Melbourne has something to offer for everyone on this unforgettable tour.

Sporting Capital Tours

Melbourne Sports Tour and Australian Sports Museum Entry

USD 78.23

A small group tour taking you on a journey through Melbourne's amazing sporting past and present and an expert tour through its incredible sporting facilities on the doorstep of the city. Hear from local experts, stop for a snack and coffee break at one of the sport stadium cafes and then complete your tour with admission to the unique Australian Sports Museum. Relaunched in March 2020 it is a museum unlike any other in the world.

Sporting Capital Tours

Aussie Football MCG Matchday Experience with a Local

USD 258.49

Experience Aussie Rules football at its birthplace, the iconic, 100,000-seater Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Start your experience with a guided walk through Melbourne's amazing sports precinct, learn the history and the rules, understand its Aboriginal beginnings and then be hosted by a passionate local throughout the game, who will give the guidance on this unique game.

Sporting Capital Tours

Melbourne Sports Walking Tour

USD 58.05

Starting from the heart of the city we walk along the Yarra River into Melbourne's world famous sporting precinct exploring over 150 years of sports history ranging from the Olympics, cricket, Australian football, rugby, tennis through to horseracing, F1, surfing and golf.

Sporting Capital Tours

Melbourne Sports Experience and MCG Tour

USD 78.23

Starting from the heart of the city we walk along the Yarra River into Melbourne's world famous sporting precinct exploring over 150 years of sports history ranging from the Olympics, cricket, Australian football, rugby, tennis through to horseracing, F1, surfing and golf.
We finish with a guided tour inside the MCG, visiting behind the scenes locations such as the players change rooms, the famous Long Room and the media centre.

Hidden Secrets Tours

Melbourne Food and Wine Walking Tour

USD 268.69

An indulgent evening visiting three diverse and unique Melbourne venues with exclusive savoury food and wine tastings from their menus, all whilst taking in Melbourne’s architecture as you meander between venues. In this city, the design and presentation of the venues are as much part of the overall experience as the food and wine.

In addition to enjoying a delicious food and wine experience, you will also learn about Melbourne’s storied past and eccentric culture of today.

Global Ballooning Australia

Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise

USD 404.74

Come on a magical hot air balloon flight over Melbourne - there is no other major city in the world that you can soar above in a hot air balloon! Admire Melbourne's city skyline at early dawn as your balloon flies for approximately one hour and then toast your good fortune with an optional sparkling buffet breakfast.

Hidden Secrets Tours

Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

USD 87.75

Discover the secrets and hidden treasures of Melbourne’s lanes and arcades on this small-group walking tour. Immerse yourself in the heritage and culture of this cosmopolitan city, see local artisans and up and coming designers and boutiques. Our team of contemporary guides will bring life to the city as they share information about the characters who shaped the city, and those who shape it today. You'll fall in love with Melbourne and realise how many secrets there are that you would have missed.

Drinking History Tours

Melbourne Small-Group Historical and Haunted Walking Tour

USD 54.41

From haunted graveyards to Jack The Ripper, Melbourne's scary past comes to light on this ghost and murder tour of the CBD.

Join us as we explore Melbourne's scary side while visiting three of her best kept bar secrets.

Discover three amazing laneway bars, and take part in a pub quiz at bar 2 for your chance to win a prize!

Photos of your tour can also be provided at no extra charge.

Drinking History Tours

Hidden Bars & Laneways Legends: Melbourne Walking Tour

USD 54.41

Experience the best of the City in three hours: our famous laneways, our coolest bars and our fascinating history. Why do three different tours, when you can get the best of Melbourne in just one!

Explore Melbourne’s famous laneways, home to some of our most interesting places. This is the side of Melbourne most tourists (and even some locals!) never see.

Learn about Melbourne’s love affair with drinking, the persecution of barmaids, our booziest Police Commissioner, secret men’s clubs and much more.

Discover three amazing laneway bars, plus a cheeky trivia quiz at our second bar for your chance to win!

Photos of your tour can also be provided at no extra charge.

Blue Tongue Bikes

Electric Bike Tour of Melbourne

USD 80.95

Join us on our Classic Melbourne City Bike Tour with the added boost of E bikes, it is a 4 hour relaxing bicycle ride around Melbourne. This is a great ride for everyone being 95% off roads on safe bike paths and parks. You get a great orientation of Melbourne and surrounding suburbs and discover key landmarks that make this one of the worlds most liveable cities year after year.

Whether you’re new to this great city or have lived here your entire life, you will be guaranteed to learn all facets of Melbourne in this one all-encompassing tour: Melbourne’s “founding”, the Aboriginals, the Eureka Stockade, our war history, the significance of sport and much more.

We also include a stop in Fitzroy at one of our favorite cafes for lunch! (Please bring some extra cash for lunch.)

Great Ocean Road Explorer

Great Ocean Road Highlights Tour - 2 Days, 1 Night

USD 481.61

Join us on an exclusively private 'Highlights Tour' to explore the beautiful Great Ocean Road (and optional city tour) and all that it has to offer, in your own personal vehicle together with an experienced driver / tour guide.

We are experts on The Great Ocean Road, focussing on ONLY this area.

We visit all the main hot spots such as the world famous 12 Apostles, plus other must-see attractions including Maits Rest and Great Otway National Park. Stay overnight in the beautiful coastal township of Apollo Bay before a visit to the Twelve Apostles.

Tour departs Melbourne 10:00am. Returns back to Melbourne on the following day at 4pm.

All our vehicles are comfy air conditioned, with privacy shades, UV tinted glass, USB charging port. Plus free wifi & bottled water.

*We also offer an upgrade with an Optional 2 hour walking tour of Melbourne CBD

Great Ocean Road Tours

Private Two Day Great Ocean Road Tour

USD 561.2

Join us on an exclusively private Two Day Tour to explore the beautiful Great Ocean Road and all that it has to offer, in your own comfy private vehicle together with an experienced driver / tour guide. Visit all the main hot spots such as the world famous 12 Apostles, plus other must-see attractions including Maits Rest and Great Otway National Park. Stay overnight in the beautiful coastal township of Apollo Bay before embarking on a stunning introduction to Port Campbell National Park the next day (home to the 12 Apostles). 

Tour departs Melbourne 10:00am. Returns back to Melbourne the following day at 4pm.

If you have any questions regarding any of our tours, please don't hesitate to Call/text/WhatsApp us DIRECTLY

Secret Food Tours & Secret Tours

Secret Food Tours Melbourne

USD 108.84

On your Secret Food Tour Melbourne follow your local expert guide discovering the story of the city through its unique multicultural food scene. We will weave in and out of Melbourne's iconic and secret laneways tasting the best the City has to offer, from secret hole-in-the wall street food to wine, cheese and chocolate tasting on this tasting tour we will take you through the heart of Melbourne's multicultural food scene.