MARVELLOUS MELBOURNE WALKING TOUR
More than just your average walking tour! Melbourne is a shopper’s paradise and this tour gives you the chance to take advantage of it! Enjoy a three hour walking tour of the hidden shopping gems of Melbourne with time to shop for high quality, locally made items for yourself, or gifts for friends and family at home.
Our tour starts in the heart of Melbourne, at Federation Square. Explore the Koorie Heritage Centre with its fascinating display of Aboriginal artwork and visit the attached shop selling authentic South East Australian Aboriginal designed and/or crafted products. Visit a gallery featuring glass, sculpture and jewellery all handmade by established and emerging Australian artists.
A short walk takes us to Lightning Ridge Opal Mines for an in-depth opal lesson from their highly experienced staff including the differences between various types of opals, the cutting and polishing process, and how opals are valued. Lightning Ridge carry a great selection of unset opals for all budgets as well as a range of wonderful opal gifts and expertly crafted jewellery.
Explore Melbourne’s famous arcades and laneways, discovering hidden treasures, from delicious locally produced confectionery, jewellery, kangaroo and emu leather products, homewares made from Australian timber and unique souvenirs before finishing up at a shop selling genuine Ugg boots and other sheepskin products.
The exact itinerary of each tour will be determined based on the guests on that day and caters for both domestic and international guests.
TOUR INCLUDES: Three hour walking tour with a local guide, opal demonstration, confectionery sample.
Cost: $75 per adult. $56.25 per child under 15.