Melbourne Walking Tours for Cruise Ships from Station Pier

For our many city tours we can arrange to meet passenger AT their disembarkation point at Station Port Melbourne and accompany passengers to the central business district ony 20 minutes away by light rail.

Alternatively we run history tours of beautiful Port Melbourne right where you disembark.  It is a delighful Australian port town with wonderful  history, cafes, parks, shopping, hotels and heritage.

We provide over 40 different walking tours and also design and combine tours to meet specific requests. Choose one on the themes that interest you and a time of your convenience. We need as few as 1-2 people to run a tour and our walks run all over the suburbs as well as in the CBD. 

Tours are usually 2 – 2.5 hours by arrangement at any time of your convenience with a minimum of 1-2 people any time – day time, weekends or evenings. Cost: $45 each up to 5 persons; $30 each for 6-10 persons;  Group discounts for more than ten persons.  Bookings or inquiries:   Tel: (03) 9090-7964; Mobile: 0408 894 724;

MELBOURNE LANES TOUR: Explore the fascinating labyrinth of lanes in Melbourne’s historic warehouse, fashion, maritime and residential precincts with their amazing culture, shops, architecture, hidden places. More.. 

MELBOURNE STREET ART TOUR:    Melbourne’s back lanes are internationally famous as creative galleries and feature thousands of amazing stencils, posters, paintings, murals, light boxes, graffiti and installations as well as historic typographies. Journey with us through the maze to learn how the radical transformation of industrial lanes into urban canvases occurred.More…

MELBOURNE DUNNY LANES TOUR:    Join an 1880 dunny crew and undergo training in the maze of historic lanes and arcades exploring Melbourne’s hidden infrastructure… More

1835. THE FOUNDING OF MELBOURNE (BEARBRASS):      Explore all the original places of settlement before the gold rush in the heart of the CBD… More   

MELBOURNE ROOFTOP TOUR:  An unforgettable history tour on top of Melbourne fAdventure to the high places of Melbourne often by mysterious access routes, to discover secret places and extraordinary views from rooftop cafes, car parks, fire-escapes, stairwells or whatever it takes.Normal fitness required.  Don’t forget your binoculars and camera! .…See Pictures…..More

MELBOURNE BOOKSHOPS AND WRITERS TOUR – A walking tour of booksellers and books: Melbourne is the world’s second UNESCO City of Literature. Explore, with a local writer, many of the 70 CBD booksellers hidden in obscure and historic locations.  Learn about the history of Melbourne writers and read extracts from stories, poems and scenes from books set on location in Melbourne.   More …

THE MELBOURNE DREAMING – Explore Melbourne’s Aboriginal history: the characters, events, places, landscapes, corroborees and ceremonies of the traditional owners before and after settlement. Our hunting and gathering tours are located variously in the CBD, Footscray, Merri Creek, Black Rock – or you can choose a site convenient to yourself. … More.

MELBOURNE’S UNSOLVED CRIMES TOUR (COLD CASES):   Find the solutions to over thirty unsolved and chilling crimes and mysteries from settlement to today including gangland murders, theft, conspiracy, robbery, bombings,  fraud, bombing, Ned Kelly, and massacres.….More

HAUNTED MELBOURNE WALKING TOUR:   Visit historic and haunted places from Luna Park to the back lanes of St Kilda. Experience psychic illusions and past paranormal evets including clairvoyants, UFOs, gravesites, sorcery, murder, poltergeists, disappearances and more. Earn your ghostbusters licence.…. More

MORNING TEA IN A GOLD RUSH COTTAGE:    Enjoy morning or afternoon tea plus a tour of surrounds in the City of Melbourne’s oldest home, a famous King Street gold rush cottage owned by George and Lola Russell’s family for 112 years. This is rare opportunity to meet people with eighty years of personal history living in the CBD. Cost $60.00.  If you miss this tour you may never get the chance again…..More

CITY CEMETERIES TOUR:    Did you know that there are 9000 bodies of early settlers, Aboriginals, Quakers and bushrangers buried under the Queen Victoria Market Car Park and nearby Flagstaff Gardens?  Walk the market and learn their astonishing stories using maps, photos and records. Find the last monument standing. Read the many grave inscriptions on record. We remember, honour and pay our respects  …..More

MADAM BRUSSELL’S MELBOURNE:  Explore the 19th century life and times of Marvellous Smellboom during the reign of the city’s greatest ‘Madam’ visiting the slum sites of former opium dens, brothels,  music halls, joss houses, sweatshops, dance halls, gold rush theatres, lodging, houses, ‘salvation janes’ and ‘slum sisters’.…..More  

SIGNS IN THE CITY – A MELBOURNE CULTURAL TYPOGRAPHY TOUR   Explore the City of Melbourne’s oldest historic neon and electric signs as well as other heritage letterforms in architecture,  infrastructure , murals, puzzles and stencils and learn their cultural stories….More