Uncover The Hidden Gems Of Melbourne

1 April 2015
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If you're visiting Melbourne, or even if you've lived there your entire life, there's a whole lot of loveliness to discover with Hidden Secrets Tours. A great deal of Melbourne’s character and charm is hidden away down laneways and special nooks; these unique walking tours will open your eyes up to a world you may have previously walked right past. You'll discover all sorts, from amazing local designers and luscious delicacies to street art painted freshly that day.

Hidden Secrets Tours offers a range of adventures to suit everyone. Unveil the magic of Melbourne with these experiences:

Lanes and Arcades Tour

You'll find yourself marvelling at the treasures hidden down Melbourne's thriving laneways and hidden corners, which many tourists and locals miss. Some of the quirkiest cafés, independent designers, street art and architecture will be revealed along with some historical tales of Melbourne to entertain along the way.

 Take an eye-popping stroll down Hosier Lane

Café Culture Walk

Melbourne is world famous for its café culture. This walk whisks you away from the main tourist drag to uncover Melbourne’s hidden food and coffee scene. You’ll be shown places you'd never have seen on your own for a real taste of Melbourne’s unique flavour.

Progressive Degustation Walk

There are so many top restaurants in Melbourne, with new ones opening all the time. On this walk you'll visit three unique venues and enjoy exclusive wine tastings and delicious bites from their menus. Passionate sommeliers will share their favourite drops with you and restaurateurs will reveal the stories behind their distinctive restaurant design and menus.

 An epic adventure for you and your tastebuds (Credit: werxj)

A Vintage Outing

This is a nostalgic journey where you'll experience some of Melbourne’s best kept vintage secrets. You'll be chauffeured around in luxury in a lovingly restored 1960s Fiat and your hosts will show you some wonderfully eclectic vintage shops. Featuring all sorts of goodies, from fashion to furniture, this outing is truly a collectors delight.

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Other experiences

These are just a few of the adventures that await you – there are a whole range of others including those for book lovers, history buffs, high tea sweeties and design enthusiasts. Private walks can also be arranged for individuals.

Try these unique adventures for yourself – they really are a fantastic way to get the most of what Melbourne has to offer. What secrets will you uncover?

Visit your local Flight Centre or call 131 600 for more advice and the latest deals on travelling to Melbourne.

Gemma Cleveland

A lover of creativity, I appreciate the arts, culture and beauty in many forms. I'm hooked on experiencing new things and indulging my senses on this amazing planet we inhabit. I flounced around Europe for a time but am happy to be lapping up the sun again in my hometown of Brisbane.