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City Sightseeing Melbourne: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket

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from US$ 25.58 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Discover the beauty of Melbourne, ‘The Garden City’, at your own pace
  • With 2 routes covering 27 stops, you don’t miss a single landmark or attraction of the cultural capital of Australia
  • Hop on and off at any of the stops and visit attractions of your choice
  • Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours; take a full tour or hop on and off at your leisure
  • Visit attractions like the Melbourne Zoo, Arts Centre, SEALIFE Aquarium, Melbourne Star, Chinatown and more!
  • Overview
    Board this Hop-on Hop-off Bus to see Melbourne on your own terms! The Hop-On Hop-Off tour allows for a flexible experience of the city while making sure you don’t miss any of the sights. You can choose between a 24 and a 48 hour ticket, whichever suits your schedule the best!

    Witness the famous landmarks and attractions of Melbourne such as Melbourne University, Federation Square and Docklands Stadium. Take in the 360 view on the top deck; perfect for photographing!

    Board the bus at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for a visit to a museum or for lunch, and hop back on when you’re ready. Travel on the bus as much as you like for 24 or 48 hours. An informative audio commentary is provided in English.

    Download the tour route map

    Download the winter timetable

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours

    Start time

    City Tour:
    First tour: 9:30am
    Duration: 120 minutes
    Last tour: 5:30pm (Summer)
    Last tour: 4:10pm (Winter)
    Frequency Summer/Winter: 40 minutes

    St.Kilda Tour:
    First tour Summer/Winter: 09:45am
    Duration: 90 minutes
    Last tour: 4:45pm - (Summer)
    Last tour: 3:45pm - (Winter)
    Frequency: every 60 minutes - Summer
    Frequency: every 120 minutes - Winter

    Meeting Point

    The buses start from Federation Square, however you may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops.


    You can hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Choose between a 24-hour and 48-hour ticket and explore the vibrant city of Melbourne at your own pace. See the city’s major attractions, bustling laneways, cafes and beaches by simply hopping on and off at the stops and visiting places of your choice. With 2 routes covering 25 stops, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the cultural capital of Australia.

    Hop off the bus at Federation Square, home to major cultural attractions, events, tourism experiences and restaurants, bars and specialty stores. Explore Chinatown, the longest continuous Chinese settlement in the Western World. Ride the Melbourne Star, a giant Ferris wheel in the Waterfront City of Melbourne and see over 250 species of wildlife at the Melbourne zoo. The options are endless!

    Some of the main attractions covered by the City Tour Route which covers around 15 stops and the St. Kilda Tour Route which covers around 15 routes. Some of the main attractions covered by both the routes are :
    • Melbourne Aquarium
    • Etihad Stadium
    • Queen Victoria Market
    • Melbourne Zoo
    • Cathedral Place
    • Shrine of Remembrance
    • Crown Casino
    • South Melbourne Beach
    • The Esplanade
    • Art Centre

    You can hop off the bus at any of the stops to end the tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24 or 48 hour hop on-hop off bus ticket
    • Audio commentary in English
    • Free Headphones
    • Free Booklet including map, offers on local attractions, eateries & shopping


    • Hotel pick up & Drop off
    • Meals
  • Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket at any one of Melbourne’s stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 or 48 hours from that time.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    We do not recommend this tour for people with limited mobility.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Awesome tour

      Thanks to David ( who printed off our tickets ) we had a wonderful tour of Melbourne and St Kilda. Both bus drivers were lovely too. Great information given around the routes!...

      Lisa Timms, Australia, 02/Apr/2018
    • Very helpful staff with very prompt replies to queries. A lovely experience overall. Highly recommended !...

      Margaret Egan, Ireland, 28/Jan/2018
    • Great way to see Melbourne


      John Verzosa, United States, 21/Jan/2018
    • very easy to purchase and easy to redeem.

      Ye Wang, United States, 13/Jun/2018
    • Good range of activities for the places I was visiting and good value for money.

      Ted Scriven, Ireland, 24/Mar/2018
    • Ok

      Neil Osborn, United Kingdom, 06/Dec/2015