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Boozy History & Hidden Bars Tour

Melbourne's hidden history and hidden bars!

Quick Details

Clock  When: Thursdays and Saturday (private tours are available other nights)

Location  Where: We meet at Federation Square, right next to Prince Bridge

Checkmark  Start: 7:30pm Thursday, 3:30pm Saturday

Check Bubble  End: Chinatown

Adult (18+)


Uncover the City’s best hidden bars, secret laneways and fascinating boozy history on Melbourne’s best history and hidden bar tour.

  • Sites: We’ll explore the eastern side of Melbourne’s laneways, home to some of our most famous and interesting places.
  • History: We’ll learn about Melbourne’s boozy origins, wine parties, gambling police commissioners, the origin of the bar girl, temperance movement and much more!
  • Bars: We’ll make the reservations at three hidden bars, plus show you others to visit another time.
  • Drinks Included: Whet your whistle with three complimentary cocktails, beers, wines or soft drinks.
  • Tour HostOur brilliant tour host will take care of every detail – from making the bookings to ordering the drinks!


This tour is run by our legendary mates at Drinking History Tours. We wouldn’t recommend them if they weren’t awesome!