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Lanes and Arcades Walk (with Lunch)

Lanes and Arcades Walk (with Lunch)

Join us for a 3 hour wander through Melbourne's beautiful lanes & arcades. Learn how the city developed into the bustling & creative scene it is today. Find the hidden away laneways, specialty shops & cafes. Insightful way to meet Melbourne

As the original Laneways walk of the central City of Melbourne, this is the tour to really discover the inner heart of Melbourne. Discover local designers and specialty retailers, that often are only found in the city. 

We showcase some of the laneways you may have heard about, but also many you may not know so well. 

A walk in the city is not complete with out a wonderful morning tea, at a local chocolate salon. 

This is a tour with a few added indulgences.  A little history, and attention to amazing architecture will inspire locals and visitors alike. 

This English language tour option includes and unaccompanied lunch at the end of the tour (there is an option to do without.) Your guide will ensure you have plenty of ideas for the afternoon, and assist with seasonal requests on the day too. We know Melbourne better than a guide book.

See many of Melbourne's amazing local businesses and return to those you like best in the afternoon, make a day of it as you meet Melbourne!


  • Duration : 4 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $130.00

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Lanes and Arcades Walk (no Lunch) $95.00
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Lanes and Arcades Walk (no Lunch)

Lanes and Arcades Walk (no Lunch)

Join us for a 3 hour wander through Melbourne's beautiful lanes & arcades. Learn how the city developed into the bustling & creative scene it is today. Find the hidden away laneways, specialty shops & cafes. A great introduction or insight.

As the Original Laneways walk of the Central City of Melbourne, this is the tour to really discover the inner heart of Melbourne. Discover local designers and specialty retailers, that often are only found in the city. We showcase some of the laneways you may have heard about, but also many you may not know so well. A walk in the city is not complete with out a wonderful drink stop, at a local chocolate salon. This is a tour with a few added indulgences.  A little history, and attention to amazing architecture will inspire locals and visitors alike. See many of Melbourne's amazing local businesses and return to those you like best, make a day of it in Marvelous Melbourne! Two departure times are available - 10.00am and 2.00pm. Tour conducted in English.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
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Cafe Culture Tour × $99.00
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Cafe Culture Tour

Cafe Culture Tour

Discover Melbourne's infamous cafe scene as we guide you away from the main tourist drags to reveal the hidden cafes and interesting tales behind how Melbourne became such a coffee & food centric city. An informative tour of indulgences.

Everyone knows Melbourne is famous for it’s love affair with the coffee bean. The cafe culture of the city has grown into one of Melbourne’s most enticing industries. On this Cafe Culture tour, your guide will lead you through the maze of Melbourne’s laneways as you explore how today's coffee culture evolved - from the coffee palaces of the ‘50s to the abundance of both established and pioneering cafes of today.

This tour gives you the chance to escape the city's most crowded spots in favour of smaller, less-frequented lanes, hiding away some of the most unique and interesting cafes. Soak up the aroma of roasting coffee beans, whilst tasting the delights Melbourne cafes have to offer. 

While discovering the city, you will learn about where the obsession with coffee came from, how it is made, different ways to savour it and how Melbourne has become world famous for it’s own blends and drinking styles.

This tour isn’t just for coffee enthusiasts; tea, chocolate and sweet treats also feature. 

After indulging in some of the best cafes and delights Melbourne has to offer, your tour concludes with a great cafe-style lunch in yet another unique, hidden Melbourne location.

Hidden Secrets Tours' Café Culture Walk is a unique way to experience Melbourne. With intimate group sizes, this is a more personal walking tour, divulging Melbourne’s hidden away and treasured gems.

You can also purchase this tour as a Gift Voucher - click here 

Inclusions:

  • Coffee / Tea / Hot chocolate
  • Cake / Biscuit / Pastry
  • Chocolate from local chocolate salon  
  • Macaron
  • Specialty coffee experience / tasting
  • Cafe lunch & non-alcoholic beverage 
  • Hidden Secrets Tours gift
  • Hidden Secrets curated city cafe guide & map

“Much more than just a coffee tour.” ***** Viator review

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
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Progressive Degustation Walk $190.00
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Progressive Degustation Walk

Progressive Degustation Walk

With so many great restaurants in Melbourne, why not try a few in one evening? With clusters of amazing venues within walking distance, we have devised a great way to see them & the city in a wonderful walking degustation food & wine tour.

With so many great restaurants in Melbourne, why not try a few in one evening? With clusters of amazing venues within walking distance, we have devised a great way to see them & the city in a wonderful walking degustation food & wine tour.

On this walking tour of Melbourne’s hidden away and local favourite dining spots, we visit three unique venues, with carefully chosen wine tastings and tantalising savoury tastes from their menus.

Hear from passionate staff or learn about how their distinctive restaurant design, location and menus came to be. Each venue is a different food style, with history and design as diverse as the city too.

  • Included : 3 savoury food tastings with a flight of wine or similar in each venue. A total of 9 tastings. 
  • We can cater for most food concerns if we are advised at least 24 hours in advance.  
  • Please do note that as we visit off the beaten track venues, many will have stairs - so please let us know if you have concerns re this, and we will swap venues if possible.
  • We promote the responsible service of alcohol, and advise participants not to drive after the tour. 
  • With a "flight" at each venue (3 tastings) and all samples are consumed, the alcohol level equates to approx 4 glasses in a 3 hour period. 
  • The walk between each venue is maximum 15 minutes. 
  • The food is chosen to match the drinks, and all 9 items are savoury “tapas” sized items.

 

START TIME: 5pm Venues will vary , and private group bookings are possible. 

Monday to Thursday - maximum of 8 people per tour.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $190.00

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Bonjour Melbourne - French Speaking Walking Tour

Bonjour Melbourne - French Speaking Walking Tour

Bonjour! Beinvenue a Melbourne! Join a local Melbourne French speaking guide for a walking tour of Melbourne. Through the laneways and local corners of the city centre. A bientot...

Bienvenue a Melbourne! Nous allons vous montrer le vrai coeur de Melbourne, une ville moderne, avec beaucoup de culture. Flânez dans les ruelles, allées, et les bâtiments du patrimoine merveilleux, apprendre l’histoire locale et de l’architecture intéressante. Plongez-vous dans la ville avec une Australiene. Elle vous fera découvrir le vrai Melbourne en français.!

Please add the lunch option if you would like to include the lunch at the end of the 3hr walk. The experience is then 4 hours if you include lunch.

"A wonderful local stroll through the city with a local francophone!"

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $135.00

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Progressive Afternoon Tea Stroll

Progressive Afternoon Tea Stroll

Stroll Melbourne's laneways and discover little delicacies as we meander the city centre. An afternoon with stylised cakes, and gorgeous tastes. An impressive list of local traiteurs though not traditional and a few goodies to take home too

Fabulous food is one of the best ways to experience Melbourne. If you have a sweet tooth or are a fan of specialty cakes and treats, our Progressive Afternoon Tea Stroll is the perfect afternoon for you. We take you on a gorgeous stroll through Melbourne, whilst spoiling you with tastes at some of the city’s best afternoon tea spots, and a few anecdotes along the way. It’s a modern spin on an old style outing.

Afternoon Tea with Hidden Secrets Tours shares an array of delicacies from local businesses including cup cakes, macarons, chocolate, scones, tea, juice, sparkling wine (if requested) and a savoury bite to keep it all balanced. You will feel pampered and filled with goodness by the end of our tour. Not to mention a few goodies to take home too.

Very popular for ladies days out, perfect idea for a Hen’s Day with a difference, Mother’s Day favourite and loved by the gents too.

Prices: $110pp for tour with a drink, please notify us if you want sparkling wine
Start time is 2pm – For Winter on Saturdays only
This tour can be booked as a private outing – special pricing applies.
All tours require a minimum of 2 people to depart.


  • Duration : 160 Minutes (approx.)
From AUD $110.00

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Liquid Crafts Aperitivo Walk

Liquid Crafts Aperitivo Walk

An indulgent walking tour as an aperativo. So much more than a bar tour. Join our local city host on a winding adventure of Melbourne's laneways and its fascination with locally distilled or brewed drinks and bites to match.

Flavours abound in this metropolis, the laneways evoke a bygone era of glamorous speakeasy's and elusive local haunts. This walking indulgence is an early evening stroll that includes all the things Melbourne loves, laneways, interesting architecture, some innovative design ideas, perhaps some art in the street, drinks matched with some interesting flavours, and a passion for all things local. 

Yes, wow, all in one tour, still leaving time for your evening to evolve after the tour.

Small groups join a local guide stopping at 3 venues specially reserved, and discover several more as they wind their way about the city center of Melbourne. 

  • Enjoy a flight of gin, whiskey or beer matched with some tasty savoury tapas style options.
  • Witness some impressive cocktail making ideas, and taste the result. 
  • All drinks are from local producers, and found enjoyed in hidden laneway haunts, or behind secretive doorways.
  • Your host expertly designs an experience that is ideal for locals and visitors with insights into the city's history of 180 years as well as the last decades too.
  • Start your night with a fun activity, and maybe find a new favourite drink along the way.
There are some smaller style food items along the way perfect if you are planning a late dinner, or wanting a light start to a bigger evening.


Be sure to know where else to go as you are supplied with a take home package of special offers and a personalised map.  There are quiet spots, rooftops, tiny spaces, and more.  

  • Duration : 195 Minutes (approx.)
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Golden Mile Heritage Walk with coffee × Book Now 8 Available $49.00
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Golden Mile Heritage Walk with coffee

Golden Mile Heritage Walk with coffee

Follow the amazing influence gold has had on our city, its history and its people. Visit the scenes of Marvellous Melbourne. This walk is from Federation Square via the Immigration Museum to Town Hall.

The Wonderful Golden Mile walk has been upgraded in 2017 to include a stop for coffee or similar. Indulge in the spaces of a time gone by, the foyers, and laneways where the bold entrepreneurs of the city ventured, as this new nation was finding its feet. Melbourne as the site of the first Australian capital has a rich story often missed by locals and visitors alike. 

Join a passionate guide for a 2.5 hour guided tour.

The trail marches along Collins Street and takes you for a sneak peek inside the elegant Gothic interiors of the ANZ bank, the plush European-style hotel spaces and into the austere but commanding inner recesses of Melbourne's boom town city.

This is the week day itinerary

You can also purchase this tour as a Gift Voucher - click here 

Please note: School and private group bookings are welcomed, please contact us directly on (03) 9663 3358

  • Duration : 150 Minutes (approx.)
From AUD $49.00

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