Melbourne Urban Adventures

Day tours, with a local

Welcome to Melbourne Urban Adventures. Melbourne is a lively cosmopolitan city filled with hidden treasures and a creative energy, and ideal for exploring on a Melbourne tour. The city is renowned as the arts and cultural capital of Australia, and a city of style, fashion, food, architecture, theatres, galleries, trams and gardens. The beautiful Yarra river winds through the southern end of the CBD lined with an array of cafes, restaurants, shops and there are numerous festivals throughout the year. Melbourne is a city with many magical secrets to discover and what better way than with a unique Melbourne Urban Adventures Tour.

Moonlight Kayak Tour in Melbourne Moonlight Kayak Tour
from 22 reviews
From AUD 99.00

See Melbourne's nightlife from a safe distance while paddling a kayak past bars and under bridges. Stop for a unique 'on water' dinner before powering on like a pro. This Melbourne tour is the perfect combo of action and indulgence.


City Sights Kayak tour City Sights Kayak Tour
from 4 reviews
From AUD 72.00

Score the best view in town on this Melbourne tour that bypasses the pedestrian traffic. Take to the water and cruise at zero altitude while admiring the sights of Melbourne - without having to side step people, cars and trams.


River to the Sky tour in Melbourne River to the Sky tour
From AUD 117.00

This Melbourne tour is two parts water, one part air; from kayaking the Yarra's murky yet much-loved waters to scaling the heights of the Eureka Tower, you'll see Melbourne from above, and below.


Yoga Sunrise Kayak Tour in Melbourne Sunrise Kayak Tour
From AUD 82.00

Possibly the only reason to haul yourself out of bed before dawn is this Melbourne tour that shows you the quiet beauty of Melbourne before the masses awake, all from your own private kayak.


Melbourne by Bike tour in Melbourne Bike About Tour
from 3 reviews
From AUD 69.00

Biking in Melbourne is so hot right now, what with all the bike lanes, flat terrain and cycle paths. So join the cool kids on this Melbourne tour that gives the middle finger to big, old tour buses and embraces pedal power.


Melbourne seasonal tour Fitzroy: Character & Culture
From AUD 79.00

On the fringes of Melbourne, we’ll introduce you to Fitzroy – a feisty neighbourhood that proudly celebrates the city’s rebellious past. Tales of Melbourne’s most infamous gangsters and cultural radicals echo through its backstreets and alleys. And yet, Fitzroy has a quirky charm that draws you into its cafes, art galleries, and local watering holes.


Australian Open
Place: Melbourne - [ 16/01/2015 - 29/01/2015 ]

The Australian Tennis Open sees the elite of the worlds tennis players battle it out at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
Place: Melbourne - [ 02/03/2015 - 21/03/2015 ]

A food and wine lovers delight with events throughout the city to satisfy everyone's taste buds.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Place: Melbourne - [ 28/03/2015 - 22/04/2015 ]

An expose of the funny and sometimes the downright silly, with a combination of fantastic local and imported talent from all around the world.

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Mr. Fiona C.
17 Dec 2014
A fantastic night was had by all of us. We loved it so much we would highly recommend it and would love to do it again sometime. Thanks
Mr. David H.
United Kingdom
15 Dec 2014
What a great way of spending a slightly rainy evening in Melbourne! The fish and chips afloat were a treat. We had a great time, thank you. Adrienne and David
Ms. Sharni B.
05 Dec 2014
Very enthusiastic main guide, Kent, who took the time to greet and talk to everyone in our diverse group of 12. A good, enjoyable form of exercise to see my hometown in a new light. We were blessed with lovely weather and the kayaking was easier than I thought - definitely something doable for beginners/someone who's never kayaked before. I thought 2.5 hours was the perfect length for the trip as well, and although the starting point is a little tricky to find, the finishing point is at very convenient Flinders St station for onward connections/more city exploration afterwards.
Mrs. Sandra K.

04 Dec 2014
We struggled to find the place and were a little worried if we were in the right place and the surroundings were not the safest looking! But once our guide found us and we started on the tour it was fantastic! Definitely a highlight of our trip to Melbourne
Mr. Peter M.
16 Nov 2014
Having lived in Melbourne all my life, I thought I knew this city, but this experience shows you Melbourne from a totally different perspective. The harbour, the cityscape, the river, the reflections at night - incredible.
Ms. Fiona B.
16 Nov 2014
I loved it. I would definitely recommend this trip to friends and family. The guides were friendly and knowledgeable.
Mrs. Donna N.

29 Oct 2014
great way to see the city, thoroughly enjoyed it. Would have liked a piece of lemon or choice of sauce with my fish & chips though!
Ms. Karen G.
17 Jul 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our bike tour of Melbourne CBD. Our tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable. The bikes were easy to ride and we felt safe the entire time. We saw some sites we hadn't seen before and our tour guide was able to tailor the tour to suit our needs. A great 2.5 hours spent exploring the city from a different perspective!
Mrs. Jonquil H.

12 Apr 2014
Fantastic way to experience Melbourne and one of the highlights of our holiday. The tour was suitable for beginners as well as those experienced kayakers. Our guide Kent was very professional and gave clear instructions and assistance in adjusting foot rests and using the paddle. The kayaks are very sturdy and there is a waterproof pouch in the life vest for your camera too. Would recommend wearing shorts though as the odd drip off the paddle will leave you with soggy thighs! Fish and chips were great and met some fab people. Please note Shed 2 is at the end of North Wharf Rd and other groups use it. Had to ask to make sure we were in the right place.
Ms. Mairi B.
12 Mar 2014
I bought this adventure as a surprise birthday present for my friend. We both had a fantastic time and our guide was super friendly, helpful and contributed to a great afternoon out. Many thanks

Melbourne Urban Adventures

Melbourne Urban Adventures unlock the hidden secrets of the waterways and laneways of Melbourne. Join us on a Melbourne tour to find out what makes the city tick and get acquainted with a uniquely local view of the city.


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Responsible Travel with Urban Adventures


Wherever we go in the world, we take a responsible attitude with us. That means travelling in a way which both respects and benefits local people, their culture, their economy, and their environment. Please read on for more information on our Responsible Travel policy and how you can be a responsible traveller for your entire journey.