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The Best of Melbourne Bike Tour

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Melbourne is one of Australia’s most bike-friendly cities, with over 85 miles (135 kilometers) of on- and off-road bike trails. On this sightseeing cycling tour, take the scenic route through Melbourne. Ride around the city’s atmospheric neighborhoods, through its beautiful parks and waterfront districts, and along the meandering Yarra River—with plenty of photo opportunities and an optional lunch stop along the way.
  • Experience Melbourne’s neighborhoods and top sights like a local—by bike
  • Enjoy magnificent views of the city and the Yarra River
  • Follow an easy cycling route suitable for all fitness levels
  • Get ideas and tips for best things to do in the city from your local guide
What to Expect
Meet your guide in Batman Park and set out to discover Melbourne by bike. Cycle along the scenic waterfront of the Yarra River, past lively districts like the Docklands and Southbank, and stop to admire Melbourne landmarks such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, Federation Square, and the Prince’s Bridge. Along the way, learn more about the city’s fascinating history, Aboriginal heritage, and notable past events from your guide—and gain insight into life in Melbourne today. Continue past the legendary Melbourne Cricket Ground, through beautiful Fitzroy Gardens, and around Carlton Gardens, home to the Melbourne Museum. Finally, stop at a popular local café in Fitzroy, where you can purchase lunch (own expense), before ending your tour back in central Melbourne.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Batman Park
Departure Time
11:00 AM
4h 30m
  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent way to see Melbourne. Highlight was the guides knowledge and delivery. Brought us to places we would never have found ourselves. Lunch was also excellent. Well done to all .

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tom E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to see Melbourne on a bike tour, so we chose the best bike tour through Freddie’s Bike Tours. Our tour guide, Mack was amazing. Very knowledgeable of the city and it’s history and ensured that all of our group were safe and aware...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Don B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was sceptical when wife suggested this but it was a very relaxed way to get a real flavour of Melbourne. Matt is one of those guys who you feel could have done almost anything but decided to use his undoubted acting/presentational skills in this...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ttne2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great city tour with a good balance between ride time and descriptions along with great local info. We have lovely lunch in Fitzroy as well. there were a total of 8 plus the guide and it was a good group. I highly...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank fromdenver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I (husband and 3 teenagers) loved the tour. My boys were a little hesitant initially wondering what lame thing I had signed them up for but once we got going they got right into it and by the end they were glad...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Mike D
3 September 2019|
Response from newty522017 | Reviewed this property |
Freddy’s Bikes definitely have electric bikes so shouldn’t be a problem 👍
Darcy S
12 July 2019|
Response from Strider_Mark | Reviewed this property |
This will depend upon the operator --decision at time of the tour start. I would say unless there is pouring rain the tour would still be worthwhile. If pouring rain and expected to continue: choose another day.
17 April 2019|
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Response from christienwj | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can always check out the website freddysbiketours for actual timing and booking. They are quite prompt in replying
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