Understanding the Real Melbourne Private Tour (incl. lunch)

Take some time to really connect with the city, its people and their passions with this ‘local’s look’ at Melbourne. This private tour begins with a pickup from your hotel by luxury vehicle and then journey down the Golden Mile, take in the grandeur of Melbourne’s sporting precinct, and drive through the beachside suburbs stopping in St. Kilda. Furthermore, no tour is complete without a stroll through Melbourne’s iconic laneways and arcades, home to world renowned street art, hidden bars, independent galleries and eclectic boutiques. The tour culminates with a delicious two course lunch in one of Melbourne’s hottest restaurants.

Koalas and Kangaroos in the Wild Tour 
On this popular day tour walk through natural bushland to meet wild koalas, then learn about each one’s history and social life from your Wildlife Guide. Afterwards, join wild mobs of Eastern Grey Kangaroos on the plains and in open forests. Their natural instinct is to flee humans, but with care, your Wildlife Guide will help you get close enough during this tour to observe their complex social life (and take some great photographs!) The natural environments we visit are also home to parrots, fairy-wrens, emus, honeyeater birds, possums, wallabies and lizards. 

Best of Melbourne Bike Tour

On our famous 4+ hour personalized tour will show you the perfect mix of our city's "big sights" and hidden secrets. Ideally, do this tour on your first day in Melbourne to get an overview of this exciting city. Tell us what you're interested in, and we'll do our best to include it. Typical tours include the Yarra River, new South Wharf precinct, casino, exhibition and convention centers, maritime museum and aquarium, sports precinct, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Captain Cook's Cottage and much more. We'll show you the best of Melbourne has to offer!

Philip Island Penguin Parade Tour (incl. dinner)

Departing from your Melbourne accommodation, head to Phillip Island, a must-do for a unique Australian experience. Phillip Island is home to a collection of Australian native wildlife including the famous little penguins, fur seals and koalas. Every evening at sunset the Little Penguins come out of the surf and return to the beach. They meander straight past eager visitors who wait in anticipation for the night’s performance. Watch this miracle unfold in front of you, from an exclusive raised platform and see these unique creatures return to their nests in the sand dunes.

Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

This 3-hour tour wanders through Melbourne's beautiful lanes and arcades. Learn how the city developed into the bustling and creative scene it is today. Discover local designers and specialty retailers, that often are only found in the city. We showcase some of the laneways you may have heard about, but also many you may not know so well. A walk in the city is not complete without a wonderful drink stop, at a local chocolate salon. See many of Melbourne's amazing local businesses and return to those you like best, make a day of it in Marvelous Melbourne! 

Progressive Degustation Walking Tour

With so many great restaurants in Melbourne, why not try a few in one evening? With clusters of amazing venues within walking distance, we have devised a great way to see them and the city. On this walking tour of Melbourne’s hidden away and local favorite dining spots, we visit three unique venues, with carefully chosen wine tastings and tantalizing savory tastes from their menus. Hear from passionate staff or learn about how their distinctive restaurant design, location and menus came to be. Each venue is a different food style, with history and design as diverse as the city too. 

2 Day Great Ocean Road Tour (incl. accommodation, dinner & breakfast)

Take the time to explore the diversity of this great coastal road in a relaxed and comfortable style. Discover the wildlife, coastal towns, beautiful food, rain forests, 12 Apostles and shipwreck history. Your tour includes a private self-contained villa overlooking the Southern Ocean. A bonus for taking a 2-day trip is seeing the 12 Apostles in the morning sun perfect for photos and crowd-free. The tour starts (and ends) in Melbourne and drives to Boat Bay before your journey turns inland and travels back through open farmland the next day. This small group tour also has a private option. 

Privately Guided 3 Day Great Ocean Road & Grampians Tour (incl. accommodation, dinners & breakfasts)

This privately guided tour continues the journey north from the 2 Day GOR trip (see above) into Grampians National Park. Your second night stay and dinner is at the renowned Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld at the foot of Mt. Sturgeon. The next morning, you will enjoy a few short walks and some scenic views through the heart of Grampians NP. You will also visit ‘Brambuk’ Aboriginal cultural centre and a rock art site ‘Bunuil’s Shelter’. The journey back to Melbourne takes you through the gold mining township of Ballarat.