Melbourne is a huge city with plenty to see and do!

Maybe you’re planning to visit Melbourne and want to take a tour to get a lay of the land. There is plenty to see, so it can be difficult to decide where to start.

That is where our Half Day Melbourne City Tour comes in! Spend the morning exploring the highlights of the city from the vibrant laneways to the beautiful waterfront.

Below are a few of the things you will get to explore on a Melbourne City Tour!

Queen Victoria Market

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Queen Victoria Market is a popular market located in Melbourne’s city centre. Visitors and locals alike love to check out this market because of the wide range of goodies found here. Whether you are looking for a sweater, some lollies, or fresh fruit, this market has you covered.

Depending on the day, there may also be an event taking place at the market! Some events include the summer night market, the winter night markets, and delicious food festivals.

Melbourne Sports Precinct

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Melbourne’s sports precinct is made up of six different venues. These venues host a variety of sporting events including soccer, Australian Rules Football (AFL), rugby, tennis, and more.

Right next to the precinct is the Melbourne Cricket Grounds. You can stroll around the stadium’s perimeter or head inside and check out the museum or a cricket game.

Melbourne Arts Precinct

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Melbourne’s arts precinct is located near Flinders Street Station. The precinct is made up of the Melbourne Arts Centre, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), and other galleries and museums.

The National Gallery of Victoria is just one of the many free art galleries found around the city. Throughout the year, you can enjoy special exhibitions, theatre performances, pop-up galleries and more.

Royal Botanical Gardens Victoria

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Melbourne’s Royal Botanical Garden is a hidden gem just south of the Yarra River. There are almost 40 hectares of land to explore, full of diverse wildlife. Depending on where you are in the gardens, you may be able to catch a scenic view of the city skyline.

If you plan on going back to visit the gardens and explore more in-depth, be sure to check what’s on. During the summer months, there are a host of events to enjoy in the gardens. Some of the events include live theatre in the gardens and movie nights in the gardens.

St Kilda

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The final stop of the Melbourne city tour is in the seaside suburb of St Kilda. This vibrant suburb is a fantastic place to visit whether you plan on having a beach day or not. Visit the beach and take a dip in the ocean. Or if you’re up for the thrill, check out the rides at Luna Park.

Explore all this and more on an exciting tour of the city of Melbourne!

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