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Melbourne: Hidden Bar Tour

Melbourne is known for its cozy pubs, from Australian classics to chic wine bars. Experience four unique pubs and learn about the history of the city from your guide.

About this activity

Effortless cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Covid-19 protective measures
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Use your phone or print out your voucher
Duration 3 hours
Start time 15:00
Fast entry through express security control

Your experience

  • Hear the history of Melbourne with a drink in hand
  • Sample local beers, wines and cocktails at four unique Melbourne pubs
  • Discover hidden gems known only to locals
Melbourne is considered one of the great bar cities in the world, but the best of them are only known to insiders. Tourists frequent Flinders Street, Swanston Street and Elizabeth Street - places where Melbourne's worst tourist traps can lurk. To find really great bars, you have to venture into the areas that are sure not to be found in the guidebooks - dark, dingy, creepy streets. Here you will find unique bars, some of which cannot be recognized as such from the outside. Some bars even deliberately "camouflage" themselves - you can only gain access here if you know the secret password. These bars deliberately do not advertise because you don't need to. You are always well attended just through recommendations. Follow a local guide who also knows the latest insider tips. Visit 4 great bars together in 3 hours. Benefit from special special offers for drinks that are exclusively available for you and your group. Meet local bartenders and bar owners and chat about their shared passion. At the end of your tour, you will receive a customized map with great recommendations for other bars in Melbourne. Definitely bring thirst!
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Drinks, food, souvenirs, personal expenses, tips for the guide

This activity can only be booked online as the ticket office is closed.

Existing security measures
  • All customer contact points are cleaned regularly
  • The number of visitors is limited to avoid crowds

Prepare for this activity

Important information

  • Because alcohol preferences and tolerances vary, you pay a lower price for the tour and can purchase drinks as you wish
  • Most bars accept bank cards, but there is usually a minimum amount. Feel free to bring cash to avoid this.
  • Dress code: Melbourne weather can be very changeable. Please pay attention to the weather forecast and dress accordingly.
  • This is a small group tour with a maximum of 12 people
  • The booking is confirmed when you receive your voucher. If you have any questions or need more information, you can contact the organizer using the email address or telephone number (only during business hours) on your voucher.
  • Participants under the age of 18 cannot take this tour

Overall rating

4,9 / 5

based on 107 ratings

Overview

  • Guide 4.8 / 5
  • Value for money 4.7 / 5
  • Service 4.9 / 5
  • Organization 5/5

Everything went fine, it was a nice group of various people and to find the good (bar) places isn't that easy in Melbourne, although they have many of them, but all hard to find in the side streets. Just the little rush with the drinks to get from one place to the next one was sometimes difficult when you get a really big drink;)

Good tour but nothing included

Cloe was great, she took us to great places and she is super friendly and created a good atmosphere between the groups. On the other hand, we couldn't believe that drinks or even a small discount were included in one of the places we went. It's a paid tour where you end up paying triple the price. The guest would be happy to have at least one drink.

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John was absolutely fantastic. So knowledgeable and easy to get along with. The bars we went too were amazing and nothing like we've seen before. The staff at the bars were super friendly and had a great connection with John also We can’t recommend this tour and John highly enough Josh & Kelly

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