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Context Travel - Melbourne Tours

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Great Coffee and History

We signed up for the "Flat Whites & Short Blacks, Melbourne's Coffee Culture" tour, but it was so... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Bill C
Very good insight into Melbourne's Flinder's Lane

The tour brings you into some of the usual areas of interest in the Flinder's lane area (AC-DC... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
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Context Melbourne Tours organizes expert-led "walking seminars" for the culturally curious. Walks are limited to six participants and held as an in-depth exploration of a given topic: city history, Victorian Golden Age, immigration history, the arts scene and coffee culture. The docents who lead the walks are local historians, architects, chefs, and other specialists.
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11 Mar 2018
“Great Coffee and History”
7 Mar 2017
“Very good insight into Melbourne's Flinder's Lane”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We signed up for the "Flat Whites & Short Blacks, Melbourne's Coffee Culture" tour, but it was so much more. Besides the coffee, Jillian explained a lot of Melbourne history and took us to out of the way places (in the middle of the CBD)...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

The tour brings you into some of the usual areas of interest in the Flinder's lane area (AC-DC lane, street art etc) but also some of the hidden areas (art, linen, accessory, coffee shops) that you could not find on your own. Our docent, Donna,...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel - Melbourne Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Dear Leplateau, Thanks for joining us in Melbourne, and for taking the time to share your impressions. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with our docent Donna and that she introduced you to hidden areas of Melbourne! Donna is a great example of our...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Donna really showed us different parts of Melbourne from a little known garden to areas of fun street art and artsy lanes. She also had us take a tram so we would feel comfortable using it. She was knowledgeable and the area and the time...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel - Melbourne Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Dear summercruiser, We are happy to read that your tour with Donna was a success. Like many of our docents, Donna has a knack at exposing the hidden gems of her city. It's great to read that she helped you with navigating the tram too...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We enjoyed Aron as he taught us about peoples who came to the Melbourne area, particularly the Chinese. The Chinese Immigration Museum was included and we found it very interesting. We have taken Context Travel tours in various cities in the world and are never...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel - Melbourne Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Hi seg420, We are happy to read that your 'Making the Immigration' walk with historian and docent Aron was insightful. He's a fantastic docent and a great example of our successful team of global experts. Thanks for your loyalty in Context and we look forward...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

We took the Goldrush & Laneways tour with Aron, a local historian. This was a great tour with a very knowledgeable and personable guide. Nothing was too much trouble, and he was happy to take questions on any local subject. We have used Context in...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel - Melbourne Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear Richard E, Thanks for your feedback. It's wonderful to read you enjoyed your Gold Rush and Laneways walk with your local historian Aron. He's a great representation of the docents we love working with - knowledgeable people ready to answer any questions fired at...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

This walk about Melbourne was a great way to get introduced to the city. We received an email right at the get go asking us what our interests would be and they planned the tour to focus more around those. Aron our guide felt more...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel - Melbourne Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Hi 657tanyam, Thank you for your kind review about your experience with Aron in Melbourne. It's wonderful to read that your tour had an in-depth focus on the city and the interests of your group. He's a great example of our team of expert docents...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

I've used Context Tours before and I've never been disappointed with the experience. Our Melbounre and Sydney experiences were no exception. In the past, I've done Context tours with a theme, these two times it was for an introduction to the city. In Melbourne our...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel - Melbourne Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Dear Michael B - great to have you with us down under after your previous Context tours elsewhere. We always look forward to hearing about such positive experiences like yours, and we are so pleased that you had a great time with Donna. Our introductory...More

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