Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #4 in Melbourne, Australia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 14 sights
Distance 7.9 km
Ascend 248 m
Descend 258 m

Experience Melbourne in Australia in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in MelbourneIndividual Sights in Melbourne

Sight 1: Batman's Hill

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Batman's Hill

Batman's Hill in Melbourne, Australia was named for the Vandemonian adventurer and grazier John Batman. Now removed, the 18-metre-high hill was located to the south of today's Collins Street and Southern Cross railway station, and is the site of a steel marker the same height as the original hill.

Wikipedia: Batman's Hill (EN)

463 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Batman Park

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Batman Park

Batman Park is an urban park, located on the northern bank of the Yarra River in central Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Wikipedia: Batman Park (EN)

185 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is a Southern Ocean and Antarctic aquarium in central Melbourne, Australia. It is located on the banks of the Yarra River beside and under the Flinders Street Viaduct and the King Street Bridge. The attraction is a Sea Life Centre owned by Merlin Entertainments.

Wikipedia: Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium (EN), Website

471 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: Immigration Museum

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Immigration Museum

The Immigration Museum focuses on Melbourne and Victoria’s immigration history and celebrates the diversity of the community through shared storytelling. Located on Flinders Street in Melbourne, Victoria in the Old Customs House, the heritage building was a reflection of vastly expanded trade and soaring revenue from the goldrush.

Wikipedia: Immigration Museum, Melbourne (EN), Website

698 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Crown Melbourne

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Crown Melbourne is a casino and resort located on the south bank of the Yarra River, in Melbourne, Australia. Crown Casino is a subsidiary of Crown Resorts, and was the first casino of the now-international Crown brand.

Wikipedia: Crown Melbourne (EN), Website

1011 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 6: National Gallery of Victoria

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The National Gallery of Victoria, popularly known as the NGV, is an art museum in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Founded in 1861, it is Australia's oldest and most visited art museum.

Wikipedia: National Gallery of Victoria (EN), Website

299 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Hamer Hall

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Hamer Hall, formerly the Melbourne Concert Hall, is an Australian concert hall. The 2,466-seat hall, the largest indoor venue at the Arts Centre Melbourne, is mostly used for orchestral and contemporary music performances. It was designed by Roy Grounds as part of the cultural centre which comprised the National Gallery of Victoria and the Arts Centre Melbourne. It was opened as the Melbourne Concert Hall in 1982 and was renamed Hamer Hall in honour of Sir Rupert Hamer shortly after his death in 2004.

Wikipedia: Hamer Hall, Melbourne (EN), Website

318 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: MPavillion

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MPavilion is a temporary pavilion in Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne, erected annually since 2014. The event is sponsored by philanthropist Naomi Milgrom. Initially the project was planned for four years, but later it was extended by another two, until 2019, and then another three years to 2023. No pavilion was constructed in 2020 due to the Covid19 pandemic. The pavilions are used for various art events, after which each pavilion is gifted to the city or institution and moved to a permanent location.

Wikipedia: MPavilion (EN), Website

87 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Queen Victoria Gardens

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Queen Victoria Gardens The original uploader was Tirin at English Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Queen Victoria Gardens are Melbourne's memorial to Queen Victoria. Located on 4.8 hectares opposite the Victorian Arts Centre and National Gallery of Victoria, bounded by St Kilda Road, Alexandra Avenue and Linlithgow Avenue.

Wikipedia: Queen Victoria Gardens (EN)

373 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Alexandra Gardens

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The Alexandra Gardens are located on the south bank of the Yarra River, opposite Federation Square and the Melbourne Central Business District, in Victoria, Australia. The Gardens are bounded by the Yarra River to the north, Princes and Swan street bridges, with Queen Victoria Gardens and Kings Domain across Alexandra Avenue to the south. The gardens are part of the Domain parklands which stretch to the Royal Botanic Gardens and were first laid out in 1901, under the direction of Carlo Catani, Chief Engineer of the Public Works Department. The Alexandra Gardens were named in honour of Alexandra of Denmark, in the year her reign as Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress consort of India began. The Alexandra Gardens are listed on the Victorian Heritage Register due to their historical and archaeological significance.

Wikipedia: Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne (EN)

863 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 11: Kings Domain

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Kings Domain Photograph by Greg O'Beirne / CC BY 2.5

Kings Domain is an area of parklands in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It surrounds Government House Reserve, the home of the governors of Victoria, the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, and the Shrine Reserve incorporating the Shrine of Remembrance.

Wikipedia: Kings Domain (EN)

899 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 12: Government House

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Government House Photograph by Greg O'Beirne / CC BY 2.5

Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Victoria, currently Margaret Gardner. It is located in Kings Domain, Melbourne, next to the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Wikipedia: Government House, Melbourne (EN)

589 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 13: Royal Botanic Gardens

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria are botanic gardens across two sites–Melbourne and Cranbourne.

Wikipedia: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (EN), Website

1643 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 14: Birrarung Marr

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Birrarung Marr is an inner-city park between the central business district in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and the Yarra River. It was opened in 2002. The name refers to the bank of Birrarung, the 'river of mists', in the Woiwurrung language of the Wurundjeri people, the Indigenous inhabitants at the time of European colonisation of the Melbourne area.

Wikipedia: Birrarung Marr, Melbourne (EN)


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