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  • Location:Melbourne, Australia
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walking Tour

Discover Melbourne’s unique café culture that thrives among the city’s iconic laneways and arcades. Follow your local guide through charming backstreets and learn about the city’s growing foodie scene as you visit several unique caffeine outposts. Sip your joe like a local with an included cup of coffee and light café lunch. This small-group walking tour of no more than 8 people ensures a personalized experience.


  • Cafe culture walking tour in Melbourne
  • Discover the hidden cafes that line Melbourne charming laneways
  • Ride on the tram to lesser-known laneways (ticket included)
  • Enjoy a light cafe-style lunch (included)
  • Small-group tour maximum 8 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Melbourne Cafe and Coffee Culture Walking Tour

Melbourne Cafe Culture Walking Tour

Discover what makes Melbourne a coffee drinker’s paradise on this small-group walking tour. Victoria’s capital has long been home to a thriving café culture, from the large coffee palaces of yesteryear to modern boutique cafés. Meet your guide in central Melbourne to begin exploring the caffeinated scene.

Along with your small group of no more than 8 people, wander through Melbourne’s famous laneways to discover the city’s favorite cafés, both old and new. Take a tram ride to coffee houses off the beaten path, where you’ll learn about the history of coffee in Australia and the important role that cafés have played in forming Melbournian culture.

Follow the aromas of roasting beans and steamed milk to the final stop on your 3-hour tour. Settle in at a local café for a scrumptious lunch and a steaming cup of Melbourne’s most beloved brew, included with your booking. Depart your tour filled to the brim with ideas of where to get your daily coffee fix throughout the rest of your stay in Melbourne.

Customer Reviews

Gail B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This was also a very interesting tour with Sarah as a great guide once again. She took us to some iconic Melbourne coffee shops and also showed us many places to eat and have food in the real Melbourne style. I did go to quite a few of the places she recommended on my days in the city.

Sandi D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Super tour, Sarah was so knowledgeable. History of Melbourne and its foodie growth was terrific. So many hidden treasures we can't wait to explore some more. Highly recommend this tour and the tastings were delicious.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Love it... thanks zoe ( our tour guide )

Michelle H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Our tour guide Sarah was fantastic. you go to places you wouldn't see on a "normal" tour of Melbourne. The weather was perfect, we couldn't ask for a better day.

Suzette J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Lovely Guide. Very enjoyable and relaxing tour. Invaluable local knowledge about the best places to enjoy Melbourne's cafe culture.

Sui C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2013


Donald B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Enjoyed exploring the quirky, local coffee haunts. Very informative too.

Sarah H

4 star rating: Recommended September 2013

Fantastic tour. I would definitely recommend it to first time visitors or second time visitors.
Very interesting :)
Thanks to our tour guide Sarah :)

Geoff M

4 star rating: Recommended August 2013

Excellent way to meet likeminded travellers. Exercise plus goodies.
Knowledgeable , friendly leader appreciated. Since recommended to friends planning on Melbourne visit.

Elizabeth N

4 star rating: Recommended August 2012

Trip was fantastic. So much great information about Melbourne in terms of coffee shops, restaurants, cocktail bars, architecture, history and so much more. Thoroughly recommended.

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