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City Sightseeing Melbourne Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour with Melbourne Star

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Key Highlights

  • Discover Melbourne at your own pace and enjoy a thrilling ride on Melbourne Star with this hop-on, hop-off combo
  • Flexible and hassle-free travel around the city in a double-decker, hop-on, hop-off bus
  • The interconnected routes and stops cover all the major Melbourne attractions
  • Enjoy an exciting 30-minute flight on the Melbourne Star, one of the world’s largest observation wheels
  • Take in panoramic views of Melbourne from a fabulous vantage point
  • Use the services of the hop-on, hop-off bus to reach Melbourne Star
  • Both printed and smartphone voucher accepted
  • Overview

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    Explore Melbourne at your own convenience and enjoy a thrilling ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.


    Experience Melbourne at its best with unlimited travel around city onboard the City Sightseeing Melbourne hop-on, hop-off ticket. Your ticket is valid for 24 hours.

    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.

    Major attractions covered:

    • 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


    Enjoy spectacular views of Melbourne and its major attractions from the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. It is one of only three giant observation wheels in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere. Catch breathtaking views of the Dockland precinct, Melbourne’s Central Business District and Port Phillip Bay. One complete rotation takes 30 minutes and offers uninterrupted 360-degree views of up to 40 kilometres. You will see stunning views from as far as Mount Macedon, Arthur’s Seat and the Dandenong Range.

    The cabins are also fitted with audio commentary that introduces the history and significance of the sights.

    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?



    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 24 hours
    Melbourne Star: 30 minutes

    Start time

    Melbourne hop-on, hop-off tour: 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.

    Melbourne Star: 11am to 9:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 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).
    Melbourne Star: Make your way to Waterfront City, 101 Waterfront Way, Docklands VIC 3008. Hop off at Stop No 6 on the City Route of the hop-on, hop-off bus.

    Ending Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tours: You may end the tour at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24-hour hop on-hop off bus ticket
    • Audio commentary in English
    • Entry to the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel


    • Entrances, unless specified
  • 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).

    COVID-19 update: If travel plans have changed because of COVID-19, you can postpone the use of your vouchers until 31 December 2020 as it will now be valid all year. If a customer’s voucher currently states a tour date of 16 March to 31 July, they will also be able to cancel their booking up until 31 July 2020, if alternative travel plans are not feasible.

    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.