Walks, Tours & Trails
Government House and La Trobe's Cottage Tour
|Guided tours of Government House from La Trobe's Cottage have returned. The tours provide a tangible link between the pre-gold rush and Marvellous Melbourne, giving a fascinating insight into the contract between the two properties and the eras they represent. Although still a working residence today, Government House tours may include the grand State Rooms, the Billiard Room and a visit 'below stairs' to the old kitchens and mews. |
Tours run most Mondays and Thursdays from 10am starting at La Trobe's Cottage
|Bookings essential for combined tours of Government House and La Trobe's Cottage.|
|Combined tours of Government House and La Trobe's Cottage will commence after July 2013. |
For inquiries, please contact our Bookings Office on 03 8663 7260.
Adults $20, Concession $15, N.T. Members $12.00, Children $10
Discounts are available for groups of more than 10 people.
|As Government House is the working residence and is a fully operational building, the Office of the Governor reserves the right to cancel tours. Names are to be provided of all Guests attending, photo ID required on the day.|
|For Groups of 10 people or more go to our Group Bookings form|
|For groups of less than 10 or individuals - book Online through Trybookings|
|Take a fascinating tour of Melbourne's social history on this self guided Women's walk tour of Melbourne. |
River Cruise Packages
|Cruise along the Yarra River, take in the beautiful Melbourne skyline, visit the Polly Woodside Tall Ship, enjoy lunch and get a guided tour at Como House and Gardens. |
The tour takes you through Melbourne's Art Precinct, scenic gardens, parklands and the well known sporting arenas. Enjoy the scenic views of the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Governor's residence, the National Tennis Centre and Herring Island.
The tour begins at either Federation Square or the Polly Woodside, cruises along the Yarra to Como House and Gardens and returns.
Cost: $60 per person
A minimum of 20 people are required for the tour. All times are approximate. The package is available Monday through Friday by appointment and weekends by special arrangement.
For more information and to book, please phone the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Bookings Office at 03 8663 7260.
Heritage Walking Tours
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|Join us on the National Trust Heritage Walking tour where we show you some of Melbourne’s majestic buildings. |
Our tour will take you to Melbourne’s most prominent and magnificent buildings as well as some hidden gems. Walking at a pace that allows you to take in Melbourne’s atmosphere, this is a great tour for all; from visitors to locals, private groups or new found socialites.
With a qualified tour guide and small groups, the best way to see Heritage Melbourne is up close and on foot.
Morning or afternoon tea is also included.
Adult - $35
Concession - $30
Child - $30
|For more information please call 03 8663 7260 or email email@example.com.|