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Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walking Tour
"As cafe lovers will tell you there is more to coffee than a 43-bean blend – it’s also about where you’re enjoying your cup of joe. Nowhere in Australia is this more true that in Melbourne home to a thriving cafe culture. On this small-group walking tour through Melbourne’s maze of narrow laneways hear from your local guide the stories of the coffee revolution from the large coffee palaces in the 1950s to today’s hip boutique coffee bars.Hop on the tram and ride away from the crowds to smaller lesser-known lanes that are a coffee junkie’s paradise. As you walk enjoy the rich aroma of coffee roasting and smell exotic herbs and spices coming from the cafes. Discover the individual characteristics of each cafe
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Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour
"Melbourne is the epicenter for all things fashionable. This three-hour tour will highlight the best that Melbourne has to offer showcasing local designers whilst acquainting you with the arcades and lanes. Wander through the famed Royal Arcade steeped in old-world charm and grace and if time permits visit Hosier Lane. With more than 50 stores boutiques and galleries you won’t have time to shop properly but to browse and perhaps pick up the odd trinket.With a vibrant public art scene and historical buildings that act as a backdrop you will discover the sophistication and charm that makes Melbourne such a diverse city. Melbourne is a foodies paradise and no visit would be complete with out sampling some of the local food and wine. Indulge your self with a chocolate tasting
From AUD95.00
 
Melbourne Food and Wine Small-Group Walking Tour
"Melbourne’s love of food and wine has given rise to expert wine-makers and celebrity chefs who have made the city the culinary capital of Australia. While you’re there don’t miss this chance to experience the Melbourne food scene at its finest. Whet your appetite with an early evening walk three local restaurants with your guide. You’ll visit. Meet the sommelier who will present you with three flights (samples) of his or her favorite wines from the wine list and talk you through the tasting. Small plates will be prepared by the chef to complement the wines. Enjoy and repeat at two more local restaurants!"""Enjoy a unique culinary experience in Melbourne as you visit three well-known local restaurants for wine and food tastings. At each restaurant sample the sommeliers’ choice of wines paired with delicious seasonal dishes prepared in award-winning kitchens. More than a simple wine tasting this small-group tour is a chance to indulge in three of Melbourne’s best epicurean establishments."
From AUD170.00

Most Viewed Sports & Outdoors in Melbourne

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Australian Open - Tennis

The first of tennis's 4 Grand Slams and Melbourne starts it all every tennis calendar year in January downunder. The tournament was first played in 1905 as The Australasian Championships, becoming...
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Australian Rules Football (AFL)

Etihad Stadiums opened in March 2000, since then more than 35 million people have come to experience one of the events on offer. Every year as many as 80 arena sports and entertainment events as well...
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Other Sports

The sports mad Aussies have often debated about which among Sydney and Melbourne is the sporting capital of the country. The city of Melbourne I have to say has the advantage as it hosts some of the...
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Melbourne Cricket ground (MCG)

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is just not for cricket as various sports take place here. It is a magnificent stadium that can seat up to 100,000 spectators, complete with restaurants, fast food outlets...
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Formula 1 Grand Prix

Every year Melbourne holds the first race in the Formula 1 racing calendar. All the diehard fans will know the Rolex Australian Grand Prix dates have been changed to March, so please check the...
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The Melbourne Cup

Australia's premier racecourse is Flemington in Melbourne. Not only the premier racecourse, but the oldest continuing metropolitan racecourse and best known - thanks to the Melbourne cup! The...
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Rowing Clubs

I did not see anyone rowing along the Yarra, perhaps it was the wrong time of day or the wrong time of the year but there were at least five rowing clubs that had their HQ and sheds along the Yarra...
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Jogging

If you have brought your running shoes with you join the locals and jog along the banks of the Yarra river. I guess you can do this just about any time of the day as we saw many joggers between 1 and...
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Cricket

Another Melbourne institution, the Boxing Day test is a leisurely day, watching the flannelled fools and resting up after the eating and drinking and socialising that is Xmas Day. many folk go along...
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Soccer

Although Aussie rules and cricket are far more popular sports in Australia also European football is fighting for its positions in the sport crazy Australia. In top European series there are many...
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Rugby

If you are lucky enough to catch an International Rugby Test match here in Melbourne, it will most likely be played at Telstra Dome. Australia won 69-21, although it was not really a fair match. The...
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8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia
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1 Southgate Ave, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia
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187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia
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380 William St., Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia
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1 Parliament Square, Melbourne, Victoria, 3002, Australia
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26 Southgate Ave, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia
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Top Things to Do in Melbourne

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Great Ocean Road

If you don't have a car you need to take a tour, most are about AUD 100, slithly cheaper without food, and i have seen a chinese agency having it for AUS 69. The tour i had started quite early (there...
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Phillip Island and Penguins

If you are very interested in wildlife like I am, do pay a little more and sign up for a guided penguin watching experience with a ranger. These private groups are kept small (about 10-15pp) and you...
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Queen Victoria Market

Hard to believe - There is more! I found old buildings along Victoria street which had been turned into shops. These two storey shops opened in 1887, and in 1884 the single storey shops were opened...
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Rialto Tower

The observation deck closed in 2009. A gleaming glass cigarette lighter ripped straight from the intro sequence of Dallas. It could only have been built in the 1980s. It was once the tallest building...
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Old Melbourne Gaol

This gaol was interesting because it provided a lot of information about the history of Melbourne. Many of the criminals mentioned inside had killed their partners through greed during the Gold Rush....
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Fitzroy Gardens

Located near Grey street in Fitzroy Gardens is a wonderful children's playground. I guess the centrepiece would have to be the 20 tonne sculpted concrete dragon that is 7 metres long and 3 metres...
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"Melbourne is a Dive"
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