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Hidden Secrets Tours

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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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...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
37 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 3 9663 3358
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great walking tour of Melbourne's hidden laneways. Even as locals we went in to parts of Melbourne we didn't know existed. Found some awesome cafes to go back to another time. Thank you to our very knowledgable host/guide Nick who had lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our travel agent booked us on a "Lanes and Arcades" tour as the first thing we did when we arrived in Melbourne. We're so glad that 1. it was planned this way and 2. that we went on this tour. Darcy was extremely friendly and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour was taken after being cancelled on Tramcar restaurant. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon wandering the laneways of Melbourne. I have lived here for 17 years and some of this was new to me

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour with an amazingly knowledgeable and friendly guide. Her knowledge and enthusiasm was great and really made for a fun tour. So many interesting facts and places to see in the Melbourne CBD. Even though we’ve been here a large number of times this...More

Thank Derek2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A unique experience as we walked for three hours though the lanes of central Melbourne. Melinda was an outstanding guide as she led us through lanes that we would have avoided if on our own. It was topped off by an included lunch post tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alvinfeingold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great way to experience 3 restaurants within 3 hours in one evening. Luisa, our guide had lots of stories to tell about the food scene in Melbourne, and even more information about the 3 places we visited, each of which was very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SFR6262E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fiona was such a fantastic guide. Relaxed, knowledgeable helpful and a true caring lady! We had a fabulous time learning about all the history architecture plus the best eats and drinking spots. Loved the street art and our chocolate stop. Best walking tour I have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 109cherylw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Melbourne often and try to do something or learn something different with each visit. I took the Cafe Culture tour and was not disappointed. Our tour guide was Jess and her enthusiasm and knowledge about this beautiful city was wonderful. We had a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank togs73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luisa was our guide for this great tour of the Lanes and Arcades of Melbourne. Our small group of 8 followed Luisa as she guided us through the back alleys and shopping galleries that give Melbourne so much character. I had read about and actually...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank StandbyGypsy
NB-Melbourne3000, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

How can we question a standby gypsy :) Thank you so much for this truly lovely review. We share all reviews with our team and comments such as these add light to our updates... thank you for taking the time.. you have share the responses...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I booked the morning Lanes and Arcades tour with tour guide Darcy. Our fellow companions were all from overseas also and it was a nice sized group. Overall, it was a wonderful way to introduce us to Melbourne as well as showing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tina R
NB-Melbourne3000, Manager at Hidden Secrets Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Tina R We really appreciate your time to share your enthusiasm of our Lanes and Arcades Walk. It’s unusual that all clients are international, what fun. Thanks again, and hopefully you may be back in our city again soon Kind regards Fiona HiddenSecretsTours

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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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