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Melbourne Laneway Discovery Running Tour

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Discover Melbourne best living art galleries! Melbourne’s famous street art culture is unlike any other and on this Laneways Discovery Tour, you will explore Hosier Lane, AC/DC Lane and a few other laneways that we’ll keep as a surprise for you during the tour. This 8km running adventure will take you laneway hopping, sharing with you the iconic shops, bars and cafes that Melbournians love to flock to, so you’ll feel just like a local.

Learn more about Melbourne’s rich history as we share stories from the past, present (and future….) and fun facts about the city with you. Witness Melbourne’s distinct variation between the modern high rise architecture and older Victorian style buildings, learning how the two mesh and how both are quintessential in shaping Melbourne’s culture. As we run past the landmarks that shape Melbourne, there will be an ample amount of time to make sure you get that Instagram worthy photo.
Highlights
  • Stay active while exploring the city on a running tour
  • Admire lovely architecture, vibrant laneways and street art, and Chinatown
  • Enjoy a cup of Melbourne’s famous coffee from a Degraves Lane café
  • This tour is limited to 10 guests to ensure a personalized experience
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group at the Melbourne Visitors Centre in Federation Square. From here, head out on your 5-mile (8-kilometer) running tour of the city.

As you go, observe the mix of Victorian and modern architecture for which Melbourne is famous. Duck down hidden laneways such as Hosier and Union to see some of the city’s best and most vibrant street art. Explore Melbourne’s colorful Chinatown, and pass by a number of landmarks including St. Paul’s Cathedral, Old Melbourne Gaol, and the Block Arcade.

Throughout your run, get insider tips from your guide on the best bars, restaurants, and hangouts to explore later on your own. Conclude your tour at a café on Degraves Lane with a cup of Melbourne’s world-famous coffee.
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Reviewed 19 July 2019

I was only in Melbourne for a couple of days and it had been many years since my last visit. The laneways tour was a great way to quickly get acquainted with the city, while exercising at the same time. Tim was an excellent guide-knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Matty M, Owner at Running Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We had such a great time sharing Melbourne with you Megan! I'm glad you had a great time and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review! Hope to see you again another time! Matt & Tim

Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

I've lived in Melbourne for more than half my life and yet I still learned so much about the city I call home during the Laneways Discovery Tour! The artwork, of course, was great, but there was so much more - the history of Melbourne...More

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Matty M, Owner at Running Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Kate, it was a real pleasure to share this beautiful city with you! I'm pleased you had a great time and thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Hope to see you again on a tour! Matt & Tim

Reviewed 13 May 2019 via mobile

It was great to start my day early with this running tour:) Thanks to my guide Tim, I saw lots of beautiful places in Melbourne as well as the hidden lane ways and unique street arts. Pace was good and the coffee at the end...More

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Matty M, Owner at Running Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2019

It was such a pleasure to share Melbourne with you, Rihyang! I'm glad you had such a great time! Thanks so much for taking the time to review! Matt & Tim

Reviewed 27 April 2019 via mobile

Had an absolute blast running the laneways of Melbourne with our tour guide Matt. Matt is very knowledgeable about the history of Melbourne and the best places to get coffee and of course donuts . Booking a tour was simple and easy and the information...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Matty M, Owner at Running Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2019

That was a fun morning sharing Melbourne, coffee and donuts with you! Thanks so much for taking the time to review as well! Matt

Reviewed 19 April 2019

We ran as a group in the Coffee & Donuts tour on one fine Saturday morning. We were tourists in our home city, and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that! There was much to see and learn about the history of Melbourne; the buildings, alleyways,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Matty M, Owner at Running Tours Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019

It was a real pleasure, Vincent, to share Melbourne with you! I'm glad you had a great time, and thanks so much for taking the time to review!

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