Walks 101

Our Melbourne Tours

Walks 101 is Melbourne’s largest walking tour operator. It was created by a seasoned European tour leader to bring a concept known and loved in Europe over to Australia. Now comprised of tour guides who have perfected their craft across the world, our team loves to personalise your Melbourne tours and show you the best parts of the city with unrivalled knowledge and professionalism.

Why Discover Melbourne With Walks101?

Experienced Guides

Our guides have spent years leading tours across the world, and have chosen Melbourne as their home.

Insider Access

Experience special, behind-the-scenes places you can only find with a local. Explore hidden corners of the city.

Last Minute Availability

Most of our tours have last minute availability and the possibility to book on the same day.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Your satisfaction is guaranteed on each and every one of our tours – we’re confident you’ll love them.

Our Melbourne Tours and Activities

Complete Melbourne Walking Tour

Discover everything you need to know about Melbourne — including a classic coffee & beer — in 3 hours.

5/5 Based on 415 Reviews

Melbourne Free Walking Tour

Join our tour guides for a walk through Australia’s culture capital and learn what makes this city great and so much more.

5/5 Based on 231 Reviews

Uncover Hidden Laneway Bars

Visit Melbourne’s legendary laneway bars with a guide who will show you all the tips and tricks for finding the best drinks in town.

5/5 Based on 179 Reviews

A Foodie’s Eco-Tour of Melbourne

Shop for a picnic at the Queen Victoria Markets, and eat it on a boat in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

4.5/5 Based on 2 Reviews

Private Tours of Melbourne

Looking for an exclusive experience for your family, office, or club? Our Private Walking Tours are available daily from the starting place & time of your choosing.

5/5 Based on 11 Reviews
From Melbourne Experts Themselves

Still Planning Your Trip? Check out our Melbourne Travel Guides

We love Melbourne and know it like the back of our hands, so have put together some travel guides to everything you’ll need to know for preparing to visit the city.

These articles are fully comprehensive, with everything you need to know about getting to, exploring in, and traveling outside Melbourne. We want you to have the best time possible, so have a look through our travel advice.

Complete Melbourne Travel Guide + Day Trips from Melbourne
This is our ULTIMATE Melbourne Travel Guide. Including:  

  • Best Things to Do in the City
  • Best suburbs to visit and what makes them great
  • Where to find the best laneways + street art
  • The best Melbourne tours in the city
  • The best day trips from Melbourne and how to book them
Melbourne Logistics and Transportation: Getting Here + Getting Around
This is everything you’ll need to know about:

  • Getting to Melbourne
  • Getting to the city from the airport
  • Getting around within the city
  • Extra things to consider
  • Weather
  • What to Pack
Beyond Victoria – Where to Travel from Melbourne


Although we never did, we assume you’ll be leaving Melbourne at some point. We have put together a list of:

  • The most popular destinations for people to travel from Melbourne,
  • Our best recommendations for travel + tours,
  • Any walking tour partners we may have
  • Top tips for each place.
1 May 2020

Introducing our first virtual tour — Melbourne’s Great Gold Rush Buildings

We wanted to create the fun and interactive experience of being on one of our tours, but without the need to leave your home. Live events can be difficult to…
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14 March 2020

What we’re doing about Coronavirus (and why it doesn’t include cancelling)

Yesterday, the Australian government announced a ban on gatherings of more than 500 people. While guiding my Melbourne Free Tour I had the distinct displeasure of watching two of my…
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13 March 2020

Spoiled For Choice: Melbourne Coffee

Melbourne approaches coffee with almost religious fervour. With more cafes per capita then any other city in the world its hard to choose where to grab a flat white! Below…