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Hidden Secrets Tours

37 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 3358
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Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walking Tour
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Melbourne's Original Laneway Walking Tours. Indulge in a vibrant city with our Award winning walking tours through Melbourne's back streets and Laneways. Small groups, with creative local hosts enjoy the urban landscape that many locals miss. Discover intricacies of the past and the modern day in food and wine, fashion design, architecture and so much more. A city of entrepreneurs, both then and now, discover with us their stories and spaces. Just a few hours with us and so much of the city makes more sense. If you think you know Melbourne, then think again!
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“cafe culture” (31 reviews)
“walking tour” (52 reviews)
“small group” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
37 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 3 9663 3358
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have had the pleasure of doing the Cafe Culture Walk few weeks ago and it was an amazing experience. A great tour with fun, coffee, chocolate, macaroons, history and a lovely tour guide who was very knowledgeable about the places we...More

1  Thank Denis R
HiddenSecrets, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so happy to have provided you with an 'amazing experience'. We always love to show off our city on the Cafe Culture Tour. There is just so much to share and it's a great way to highlight Melbourne's cafe scene. Thank you for joining...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our night was courtesy of a retirement gift from my wife's employer. hIs family joined us to make a group of 3 couples. Met at Federation Square on a cold and wintry evening but the guide assured us all would be well. And it was....More

2  Thank Stephen W
HiddenSecrets, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review Stephen. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed the Progressive Degustation Tour. Sean is an expert tour guide and it's great to hear that his knowledge is passed on to our guests. We hope you discovered a few...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk left Federation Square at 10.00. We were in a small group of 8. Our group leader Luisa, was knowledgeable, interesting and thoughtful. The lanes are fun, busy and quirky and a pleasure to walk through. Our hot chocolate morning tea was delicious. Lunch,...More

2  Thank Nola W
HiddenSecrets, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review Nola. It's great to hear that you enjoyed yourself with Luisa on the Lanes and Arcades Tour. We love to take guests to the hidden away parts of Melbourne, and that is one of the reasons we chose the Peruvian...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was excellent and our tour guide (Caity) was exceptional with her knowledge and personality. the tour not only covered coffee in the area but also included some history, chocolate (at Koko Black), macarons and much more. I would recommend this to anyone.More

Thank kimcol2015
HiddenSecrets, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you kimcol2015 for sharing such a lovely review of your experience on our Cafe Culture Walk hosted by our fabulous guide Caity. There are lots of surprises and treats on this walk, it's hard for us to pick a favourite! We are passionate about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having enjoyed coming to Melbourne for years, we thought we knew a few good places to go. Hidden Secrets Tour Cafe Culture walk gave us a whole new appreciation for Melbourne, its history and some truly hidden gems. The guides were knowledgeable, entertaining and friendly....More

Thank Bexta74
HiddenSecrets, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bexta74, we are so happy to read we were able to share new favourite places and stories of Melbourne with you on our Cafe Culture Walk. There is always something new to discover or even re-discover in this wonderful city of ours and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Nick, and artist/teacher/lecturer/Melbourner, who took us on a lovely tour and improvised when our view was blocked by a comical series of large trucks. His passion and personal connection to the places we went was clear. The small group size meant I left...More

Thank Adam F
HiddenSecrets, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Adam F, for your lovely review of your recent Lanes and Arcades Walk experience with us and our wonderful and passionate guide Nick. We love our lunch at Pastuso too, so happy to read you thought it was delicious! We do hope you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big thanks to Luisa at Hidden Secret Tours - our wonderful tour guide. Luisa is extremely knowledgeable and friendly and offered an insight into the history and stories behind Melbourne's lanes and arcades. A very enjoyable and interesting tour and I highly recommend. Coming...More

Thank Karen E
HiddenSecrets, Owner at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Karen E We love hearing from guests who have visited our city before, but feel they got so much more after having done a tour. Luisa is such a joy to have in our team here, and I am pleased you enjoyed your tour...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a great way to explore Melbourne and discover the laneways, culture and how they evolved into a vibrant exciting city.More

Thank Danila P
HiddenSecrets, Owner at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Danila We are, as a small business, always so appreciative of those who take minutes out of their day to write a review. Its a simple gesture that is so very easy to forget or not even think to do. So thank you. We...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is our second tour with this company and we were not disappointed. Loved finding new spots, some more history and enjoying the coffee and food. This company has great guides who have such expansive knowledge and really make you feel welcome.More

Thank Leesa F
HiddenSecrets, Owner at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear LeesaF How delightful are your words. I am so pleased you were able to enjoy a tour with Caity last week, on a full tour of 8. We are so excited to have had you both back after your Lanes tour back in 2014!....More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

My husband and I recently enjoyed the Degustation walk with Louisa as our guide. It totally exceeded all expectations and we cannot recommend it highly enough. The food was delicious, the service was very personable and there were ample refreshments. We felt that we were...More

Thank SD-Melbourne
NB-Melbourne3000, Owner at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear SD Melbourne. As the owner of the business it is such joy to read our clients thoughts in review such as yours about our Progressive a Degustation Walk. Thank you so very much for taking the time to write here. Luisa we are very...More

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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