Block Arcade, Melbourne

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  • Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walk

    1. Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walk

    Melbourne has become famous, the world over, for it's café culture scene. The city streets are abuzz with endless cafes and restaurants. Diverting from the main drag of coffee-lined laneways, this Café Culture walk takes you on a tour of Melbourne’s hidden away food and coffee scene. Get introduced  to many unique businesses which are passionate about coffee. You’ll find places you would never have found on your own and get a real taste of Melbourne’s unique flavour. Along with your small group of no more than 8 people, wander through Melbourne’s famous laneways to discover the city’s favorite cafés, both old and new. Take a tram ride to coffee houses off-the-beaten-path, where you’ll learn about the history of coffee in Australia and the important role that cafés have played in forming Melbournian culture. Follow the aromas of roasting beans and steamed milk to the final stop on your ...

    It was awesome. I am a coffee lover and really enjoyed this walking tour of Melboure

  • Lanes and Arcades Tour

    2. Lanes and Arcades Tour

    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 an...

    Got to see a lot of corners of Melbourne we would otherwise never have experienced. The guide (Harriet) was knowledgeable and a pleasure to listen to.

  • Melbourne 3-Hour Small Group Tour

    3. Melbourne 3-Hour Small Group Tour

    Take a 3-hour tour of Melbourne in a small group to get the best of the city. The tour covers a good part of the city and the inner suburbs, including the elegant city center, with all the glory of the 19th-Century architecture from the time of the Gold Rush to the time of Federation and beyond. Listen to stories of the men and women who made the city one of the greatest in the world. Live guides are available in English, Spanish, Italian, and German. Melbourne was the capital city of Australia from 1901 to 1927, and in some ways it still is. Recognized as the Australian center for culture, fashion, sports, and gastronomy, this city tour is truly memorable, with simply dozens of highlights including: Southern Cross Station Collins St Rialto Building Supreme Court Old Royal Mint Flagstaff Gardens Queen Victoria Market (except Monday and Wednesdays) Melbourne University Lygon St Melbour...

    Excellent but no mention that the history being recounted was of European settlement only and there were already people here who had been here for thousands of years Some mention of the first people would have made the talk more accurate and honest. However Annette was an excellent guide- cheerful, helpful and and a wealth of information

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What people are saying about Block Arcade, Melbourne

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 37 reviews

Got to see a lot of corners of Melbourne we would otherwise never have experienced. The guide (Harriet) was knowledgeable and a pleasure to listen to.

I enjoyed the tour and living in Melbourne I learnt lots of things I didn’t know or hadn’t recognised in the past. Very interesting, thank so much :)

It was awesome. I am a coffee lover and really enjoyed this walking tour of Melboure

A must do as you will miss so much that is the very essence of Melbourne

Great historical notes, interesting itinerary, easy walk.