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Melbourne Cup Winery Tours

Melbourne Cup Day is a famous public holiday in Melbourne with a very festive energy. People from all over the country come to Melbourne to watch the Melbourne Cup horse race- it’s a day to dress up and be a part of an authentic tradition of the horse racing scene. Cup weekend tends to be … Continued

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5 Reasons Why People Love Private Tours Victoria

5 Reasons Why People Love Private Tours Victoria: Flexibility- This is YOUR day and you have the flexibility and control of it. You don’t need to follow a strict schedule. If you’d like to stop for a photo or a rest stop, we can stop. If you saw an interesting attraction that captured you, we … Continued


6 Places To Visit Around Melbourne That Are Off The Tourist Trails

Discover 6 Places To Visit Around Melbourne That Are Off The Tourist Trails! Mt Macedon: This is a relaxing and scenic location to visit on a half day trip, which features some spectacular historic mansions, nature walks, a view spot on the peak, and some stunning gardens to wander around and enjoy a picnic! As … Continued


Fun Things To Do For Families in Melbourne

Private Tours Victoria have put together a list of some fun things to do for families in Melbourne: 1. Phillip Island Penguin Parade: If you enjoy sightseeing and wildlife, this is the perfect place for families to visit and watch the little penguins march in their natural habitat! Incorporate your day with other interactive activities … Continued


Our Top 5 Favourite Wineries in the Yarra Valley

  The team at Private Tours Victoria enjoy great food and excellent wine! We’re always on the lookout for a charming winery that offers a wonderful experience. Here are our top 5 favourite wineries in the Yarra Valley: 1. Hanrahan: This is a boutique winery situated in one of the most scenic parts of the … Continued


What’s on this Spring in Melbourne 2017?

What’s on this Spring in Melbourne 2017? Melbourne Fashion Week (1-8 September) Royal Melbourne Show (23 September- 3 October) Tesselaar Tulip Festival (14 September- 10 October) AFL Grand Final (Saturday, 30th September) Melbourne Festival (4 October- 22 October) Melbourne Cup (7 November) Remembrance Day (11 November) Melbourne Music Week (17 November- 25 November) Other Fun … Continued


Winter at the Hot Springs

  What better way to enjoy Winter by keeping warm and relaxing at the Hot Springs in Mornington. This Mornington Peninsula tour may be conducted in many ways to suit you. For those who enjoy excellent wines, the Mornington Peninsula is also a wine region, home to many boutique wineries. You may incorporate a day … Continued


Things to do in the Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is famous for being an excellent wine region, only 50 minutes away from Melbourne. However, we have many guests who are very interested in this region but are not wine drinkers- so, what else is there to do around here? Let us enlighten you… Mount Dandenong & Yarra Valley This is a … Continued

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10 Reasons Why We Love Melbourne

Melbourne has been voted as the “World’s Most Livable City”, 6 years consecutively, according to theĀ Economist Intelligence Unit. We want to share with you 10 reasons why we love Melbourne, from a local’s perspective! 1. The City The city is so boutique. The buildings are extremely creative, ranging from historic stone buildings from the 1800’s … Continued

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Best places to stay in Melbourne

We have numerous amounts of guests who always ask us what places we recommend to stay in Melbourne in terms of room styles, star rating, and location; so the team at Private Tours Victoria went on a mission to gather as much information as possible regarding the best places to stay in Melbourne. Please note … Continued