Melbourne Crime Tour

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Judit Llordes

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Murder, gangsters and mayhem await when you discover Melbourne's darker side. Walk in the footsteps of notorious criminals as you explore Melbourne's dark side on a 4-hour tour through the scenes of some of the city's most notorious criminal acts.


  • Done in English
  • Instant confirmation
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Fully commented visit

Are you brave?

During the Melbourne Crime Tour, you will be able to see the city like never before. You'll also see some of Melbourne's top attractions, this 4 hour tour will take you deep into Melbourne's darker side. You'll try to solve the mystery of Australia's most audacious armed robberies, and hear the sad story of the Society Murders of Margaret Mary of Wales-King and Paul King by his own son.

Your professional guide will give you fascinating insight and gruesome details into the city's major crimes, allowing you to delve into the minds of the criminals who committed them. Why a promising tennis player sparked a shooting at a post office in Melbourne? Why did an American soldier cause a killing in the early hours of the morning?

Morning or afternoon tea is included at the famous Café Carlton's Brunetti, home to some of the finest Italian pastries and cakes Melbourne has to offer. End your visit with a 'striking experience' at Melbourne City Watch House, where a 40-minute interactive experience lets you know what it's like to be arrested and locked up! You'll also receive a 50% discount on entry to Melbourne's Old Jail, if you want to explore more at your own leisure.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Old Melbourne Jail, located in Russell Street between Victoria and La Trobe Street

Departure time :

From September 01, 2010

  • Monday to Friday: 12:00 noon
  • Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Return details:
The tour ends at the Melbourne Old Jail. The free City Circle tram departs from the next corner if a return to Federation Square is needed.

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