Private Melbourne Art & Culture Walk Tour

Explore some of Melbourne’s highlights and hidden treasures on this in-depth art and architecture walking tour. Discover the city's graffiti alleys, admire stunning buildings and learn about Indigenous art and culture. Along the way, stop to enjoy one of those famous Melbourne coffees.


  • Learn the history behind some of Melbourne's most beautiful buildings

  • Discover some of the city's most impressive street art

  • Explore an interactive Australian music exhibition with your guide

  • Visit the impressive National Gallery of Victoria

  • Enjoy one of those famous Melbourne coffees at a cafe only #localsknow

Local English-speaking guide
Additional food and drinks
Tips/gratuities for your guide
Important Information
What is included in the tour?

Local English-speaking guide, coffee

What isn't included in the tour?

Additional food and drinks, tips/gratuities for your guide

Where do we meet?

Outside “Koorie Heritage Trust.” We will meet outside the front entrance of the building, in Federation Square. The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Flinders St &, Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Where does the tour end?

National Gallery of Victoria

What is the duration of the tour?

3 hours

Are there any Covid-19 vaccination requirements?

While we strongly recommend that all travellers are vaccinated against COVID-19 to reduce the risk of transmission and avoid putting undue strain on healthcare services, vaccinations are not a requirement to join an Urban Adventures tour. For further information, please review COVID-19 Health & Safety at

What if I can't find my guide?

If you have any issues on the day of your tour, please call +61 3 8672 6442.

Can I cancel my tour?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity


How you support the local community:

  • This tour includes visits to Koorie Heritage Trust and Australian Music Vault, both part of local not-for-profit organisations.
  • We will donate $2 per guest to the Arts Centre Melbourne, with your donation going directly to programs that make the performing arts more inclusive, exciting and open to all.
  • Melbourne is known as the cultural capital of Australia for a reason! From the café and graffiti-lined laneways to the abundance of galleries and exhibitions on offer, Melbourne is a city with something to suit all tastes you'll begin your Melbourne tour by learning about the Indigenous art and culture of the First Nations people from the local area. We'll also explore Federation Square, home of ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) and the Ian Potter Centre. Then it's on to some of Melbourne’s most impressive street art as you wander through the open-air gallery that is Hosier Lane.  We'll take a walking break and stop to try one of those famous Melbourne coffees, at one of our favourite cafes that only locals know about.  Continuing, you'll then hear the history of some of the city’s most impressive buildings, including St Paul’s Cathedral, before being whisked away from the crowds to our favourite spot for an impressive view of the city. We'll then visit an interactive exhibition dedicated to Australian music and discover how Melbourne earned the title of Live Music Capital of the World. Finally, we'll finish our Melbourne city tour by taking in the impressive stained glass ceiling — the largest in the world — at the National Gallery of Victoria.  After the tour you can decide whether you would like to enjoy one of the many exhibitions on display here or perhaps continue a little further to explore the Royal Botanic Gardens. Your local guide will be able to give you all the recommendations and directions you need to enjoy the rest of your time in the city. 

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