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Boozy History & Hidden Bars Tour - Drinking History Tours

Get behind the scenes and discover Melbourne's best hidden bars, secret laneways and fascinating boozy history!


  • Explore the eastern side of laneways, home to some of the most famous and interesting places
  • Learn about Melbourne's boozy origins, wine parties, gambling police commissioners, the origin of the bar girl, temperance movement and much more!
  • Visit three hidden bars, plus get show others to visit another time
  • Whet your whistle with three complimentary cocktails, beers, wines or soft drinks
  • Brilliant tour host will sort everything - from making the bookings to ordering the drinks!

Brimming with hidden bars, quirky streets and an alcohol infused history, Melbourne is a gem just beckoning to be discovered.

Discover the real Melbourne with an expert guide as you hear the enthralling tales of its colorful past while visiting 3 hidden bars and enjoying a selection of hand-picked drinks at each spot.

A unique combination of history, banter and beverages - this strikes the perfect balance between pub crawl and walking tour and is an absolute Melbourne must-do.

Additional Extras:

$100 off your first purchase at Naked Wines! T&Cs apply

$20 off your first purchase at BoozeBud! T&Cs apply

Free dram with your first purchase from The Whisky Club

Photos: Our guide will take some happy snaps which will be shared with you after the tour!

Hidden Bar Map: Receive your exclusive DHT Hidden Bar Map of Melbourne after the tour so you can keep exploring our unique and diverse bar scene.

Free Guide: Access our exclusive guide for guests: 21 Insanely Cool Things To Do In Melbourne.

Mystery Gift: Receive a special gift from us to celebrate your time with us!

Check our other awesome tours here:

Whiskey Bars & Gin Joints

Scary Tales & Hidden Ales

Per person $139.00

What's included

  • 3 bar visits with a complimentary drink at each


  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience


  • Fed Square, Melbourne

Available Bookings from July 01 to July 07

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  • Per person$97.00 Less than 6 at this price!

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Sheila Doyle from Australia wrote on 22 May 2022

Bar Tours

An amazing our with our guide Lenny, he has so much knowledge of Melbourne. The bars we went to were amazing and so was the hospitality. Ihighly recommend this tour when in Melbourne. There are so many hidden laneway bars that it is impossible to find them all.

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