Enjoy a city tour of Melbourne and be acquainted with a city that is an interesting blend of heritage architecture, vibrant cafes and cosmopolitan restaurants. Cross the West Gate Bridge for amazing city views and observe the Yarra River's bustling activity.
See Captain Cook's Cottage, Queen Victoria Market, Fitzroy Gardens and Albert Park, home to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix. Visit the historic Shrine of Remembrance and shop for great bargains and souvenirs from the stores in the tree-lined Collins Street, the ultimate shopping strip in Melbourne.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Melbourne and taken for this tour in a luxury coach. Acquaint yourself with the history and attractions of the city with the help of a knowledgeable English/French speaking guide.
You will see:
Captain Cook’s Cottage: This is a cottage rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook, discoverer of Australia.
Queen Victoria Market: This is a historic Melbourne landmark dating back to more than 120 years ago. It is said to be the southern hemisphere’s largest open-air market offering a variety of fresh farm produce. On Sundays, there is a wider range of merchant items which turn the market into a modern Arabian Nights bazaar.
Fitzroy Gardens: These are one of the major 19th century landscaped city gardens in Australia. They are a popular tourist attraction, with historic buildings, sculptures and horticulture.
The Shrine of Remembrance: The Shrine of Remembrance is Victoria's memorial to the men and women who served Australia in armed conflicts throughout our Nation's history.
Albert Park: The park is the focus for many of Victoria's spectacular events and is also an important sanctuary for wildlife and vegetation. It is also home to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix.
Stroll the Royal Botanic Gardens, see the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Federation Square. Visit the Shrine of Remembrance and see the Southbank waterfront precinct. See some of the city's architecture including St. Paul's Cathedral and the Princess and Regent theatres. Cross the Bolte Bridge for great city views.
Optional Yarra Cruise:
Upgrade your package to include a scenic cruise on the Yarra River and cruise past Melbourne’s picturesque gardens, parklands and some of the famous sporting arenas.
After the tour, make your own way back to the hotel.
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