Melbourne is obsessed with coffee and has the most cafes and restaurants per person than any other city in the world! This 2-3 hour walking tour takes you to places that really care about the origin, roast and brewing of the bean. By the end of the tour you'll be ordering coffee like an expert from even the most complicated Melbourne coffee menu. You’ll sample four of Melbourne’s best cups of coffee, while your guide talks you through the crop-to-cup story of the coffee bean’s journey from farmers to roasters to baristas. This is the perfect opportunity for home enthusiasts to chat about coffee making and Melbourne’s coffee culture, all while exploring Melbourne's laneways. Please note that non-coffee drinkers are well catered for, so if you don't drink coffee you'll still have fun!
What You'll Get
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Walk Melbourne Tours, Melbourne, Victoria Australia
You'll be greeted by your friendly guide at 10am at an easy to find meeting spot. You'll head straight into Melbourne's famous laneways to discover cafes that you probably wouldn't find by yourself - even locals are surprised by the locations that you visit!
Hear about about how coffee came to Melbourne and your guide give you a bit of context about what you're ordering. You'll start of with espresso drinks and move onto some other styles, such as filter coffee. You'll get a really good idea of how they compare against each other.
Your guide will chat about where the coffee comes from, examine some raw beans and answer all your questions.
By the end of the tour and you'll be ordering coffee like an expert from even the most complicated Melbourne coffee menu.
Along the way, you'll wander through Melbourne's laneways, checking out the street art and sampling coffee in at least 4 venues, and discovering many more. You'll get a lot of personal recommendations from your tour guide and leave with a list of places to eat and drink that's just for you. It's a real foodies delight.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Stop At: Degraves Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia
This bustling laneway provides the perfect backdrop to begin our coffee odyssey. In a truly Melbourne style cafe, we learn about the how coffee got to Melbourne and how Melbourne espresso is different from it's Italian cousin.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Flinders Lane, Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
Learn about the fundamentals of coffee roasting in this Melbourne coffee institution.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia
Nearby prestigious Collins St, we taste coffee by one of Australia's best roasters, made on state of the art espresso brewing equipment and chat with their friendly baristas. Espresso or caffe latte? It's up to you.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centre, 350 Bourke St Gpo, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
Hidden in a laneway nearby the imposing GPO building, this laneway cafe gets us talking about the journey our coffee has been on, while we taste brilliant flavors that have been brewed a bit differently.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
We finish our tour in this sophisticated neighborhood at a cafe that let's us test our acquired knowledge with all the options on the table. All coffee-ed out? Their tea selection is wonderful too.
Duration: 20 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infants must sit on laps
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- Expertly made coffee in different styles
- Expert Commentary on coffee and Melbourne
- Relaxed Small Group
- Entry/Admission - Walk Melbourne Tours
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
Degraves Street, Degraves St, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
150 to 180 minutes
166 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Walk Melbourne Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
This offer is not eligible for promo codes.
The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.