Explore one of the most beautiful cities in Australia. Come and experience a casual 3 hour walk through Melbourne's beautiful lanes and arcades, and though they may be well known, not all their wonders are easy to find. Be taken through Melbourne's Central Business District, where a walking tour is the only way to see the innovative retailers within, whether they be in local designer fashion, hand made jewelry, contemporary gallery spaces, hole in the wall cafes, or basement bookstores!
Many of the boutiques you will visit are owner operators, so you'll find refreshing customer service, and attention to detail of past decades. There are a few stairs to justify the hot chocolate you'll croon over at morning tea - it is a walking tour after all! Your local guides, with over 50 stores to share, are keen to show you things you have not seen before, so no department stores or world famous big brands are on the radar - there's no secret there!
With a sense of intimacy and comfort, be guided in small groups of two to eight, where a little history, and attention to amazing architecture makes this mid morning walk inspirational to locals and visitors alike. This is not a discount tour, - no koalas or buses to be seen! - instead its a shopping tour that's really an experience - a mini holiday in under 4 hours, yet blending in with the locals. Indulge at morning tea at 11am, stroll past the city chaos at noon, and linger over the gourmet lunch from 1pm as you ponder how you are going to fit everything you could but into your bags!
With so much to remember and yet more to discover don't forget to leave free time to return to those you like best in the afternoon, making a day of it in Marvelous Melbourne!! All tour guests receive a designer hidden secrets goodies bag, and the tour is concluded with a gourmet lunch and glass of wine. The city has never looked so good!
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