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

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Key Highlights

  • Discover the beauty of Melbourne, ‘The Garden City’, at your own pace
  • Flexible and hassle-free travel around the city in an open-topped, double decker bus
  • The interconnected routes and stops cover all the major Melbourne attractions
  • Choose from a 24-hour or a 48-hour ticket
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted
  • Overview

    Board this Hop-on Hop-off Bus to see Melbourne on your own terms! The Melbourne 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 interconnected routes show you the city’s major attractions, bustling laneways, cafes and beaches. You may simply hop on and off at the stops and visit places of your choice. An informative audio commentary is available onboard in English.


    • Federation Square
    • Shrine of Remembrance
    • Palais Theatre
    • St. Kilda Marina
    • Melbourne Arts Centre
    • Eureka Skydeck
    • Melbourne Star
    • Queen Victoria Market
    • Chinatown
    • Fitzroy Gardens
    • Melbourne Cricket Ground

    For more information on routes and stops, download the map  

    For summer time-table, click here

    For winter time-table, click here

    About the supplier: City Sightseeing is one of the leading tour operators offering hop-on, hop-off services across 100 locations worldwide. They have been providing quality services since 1998.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    24 hours and 48 hours (take your pick)

    Start time

    The buses depart between 9:30am and 5:30pm (Oct-Apr); 4:10pm (May-Sep), depending on the route.

    Frequency: every 40 to 120 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any stop.
    In case you carry a smartphone voucher, please exchange it for the ticket at Stop No. 1 (Federation Square).

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


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


    • Entrances
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!).

    Smartphone vouchers have to be exchanged for the ticket at Stop No. 1 (Federation Square).

    Your voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Your health and safety is our top priority. Our local operators ensure all hygiene measures in compliance with official COVID-19 safety guidelines issued by the local government such as sanitization of vehicles, safety distancing and temperature screening of staff as well as guests before the start of the tour. Unfortunately, if anyone is found medically unfit, the tour operator would have to deny admission. For your protection, make sure to carry your own mask and gloves.

    Our local partners do everything in their power to ensure the tours runs to schedule.  However, Melbourne is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    Unfortunately, the tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. 

  • 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
    • Very helpful staff with very prompt replies to queries. A lovely experience overall. Highly recommended !...

      Margaret Egan, Ireland
    • Great way to see Melbourne


      John Verzosa, United States
    • Many buses and there was no waiting time for the buses .Well done.

      Mel Morris, Australia, 11/Mar/2020
    • Look out for deals on Group On. Make it even better.

      Ian Moss, United Kingdom, 04/Mar/2020
    • This was ok , but some scope of improvemnet in bus service.

      Fredrick Ediger, Canada, 02/Mar/2020