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Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9658 9658
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Great way to see the city

The Melbourne Visitor Shuttle was a great way to see the city. I don't know why it has now stopped... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia
No longer running

As of September 2017 this service is closed. The website directs users to other services such as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adelaide, Australia
via mobile
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Explore the city on board the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle. Ride in air-conditioned comfort and hop on and off at any of the 13 stops along the route. Be taken to bustling markets, cultural precincts, lush gardens, shopping arcades, sporting stadiums and more. Make use of the free Wi-Fi on your journey while you listen to the audio commentary that shares stories of the city’s past and present. Tickets can be purchased online or from the following locations: - Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square - Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre - Melbourne Airport - Ticket machines located at each stop (please note machines only accept credit cards or coins) HOURS OF OPERATION: The first service leaves stop 1 at 9.30am and the last at 3.45pm (excluding shuttle closure days). FREQUENCY: Every 30 minutes, full journey takes approximately 90 minutes FREE SERVICE DAYS As some stops are closed during major events, the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle runs a free service on the following days: Australia Day - 26 January 2016 Moomba Parade - 14 March 2016 Run for the Kids - 20 March 2016 Grand Final Parade – 30 September 2016 Melbourne Cup Parade – 31 October 2016 Tickets purchased the day before a free service day will be valid for the day after the free day.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9658 9658

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Melbourne Visitor Shuttle was a great way to see the city. I don't know why it has now stopped, but we used it on several of our visits to Melbourne and it was fantastic.

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As of September 2017 this service is closed. The website directs users to other services such as the free tram zone and sight seeing tours.

Thank DocHollday
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Value for money way to see other areas of Melbourne City not covered by the Inner Circle tram. Commentary on points of interest during 90 min.trip. $10.00 ticket is good for 2 days with hop on-hop off feature.

1  Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Yes , circle tram was free but for me who had 1 kid together was not comfortable . This bus had 2 routes or 2 loops . I bought the tickets from the machine in front of the cathedral at Federal Square . Easy to...More

3  Thank Vudh
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Wow what a gem this is. A 90 minute hop on hop off journey around Melbourne for 2 days for only $10!! This would have to be the cheapest (besides the free city circle tram in Melbourne) sightseeing tour in the world. It stops at...More

1  Thank 3boyz
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I was looking for a hoho service when I came across the Visitors Shuttle and decide to give it a go. Although the Chinatown stop was quite close to us, the ticket vending machines only accept coins, and no way did I have $20 in...More

2  Thank Frommy
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Awesome, cost effective and easy way to get around Melbourne. Stops at key stops around the city. We never waited long for a bus. Third trip to Melbourne and have used it every time. Will do so again on our next visit. Drivers were very...More

1  Thank Kim M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

If you have 2 full days to make full use of the ticket this is very good value for money. On the first day a couple of stops were closed (I think the MCG one was shut as there was an Aussie Rules match on...More

Thank EG27
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is a one way circular tour that enables you to get off at any of the set stops. Sadly both the market (day off) and the main attractions of the Melbourne museum and Royal exhibition building (tidying up after an event) were closed so...More

Thank holidaygetaway
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Totally free of charge , you have a guide audio , it has around 16 stops , covers all the main downtown district . Very usefull

1  Thank Normand G
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23 February 2017|
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Response from Hayleyj1 | Reviewed this property |
Not easy but are allowed.
10 November 2016|
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Response from MelbourneVisitorInfo | Property representative |
Hello, As santo t said you will be able to use the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle, tickets are AU$10 and are valid for two days- available online, at ticket machines at each stop or from the Melbourne Visitor Centre. The bus... More
2 October 2016|
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Response from KKirti | Reviewed this property |
There is no hotel pick-up for this service but you can buy tickets in advance and board the bus at any one of the thirteen stops. Tickets can be bought on-line, at ticket machines at any of the designated stops or two other... More