Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

4.5 stars

Editor's summary:

This small group evening Melbourne Craft Brewery Tour with Dinner will introduce you to chocolate, vanilla, toffee and bacon flavoured beer, refreshing summer ales, crisp sessionable lagers, and experimental single batch brews – at some of the best inner-city breweries and craft beer venues. Led by an enthusiastic local guide, this fun-filled tour includes generous beer tastings and finishes with a gourmet pizza dinner.


☆ Experience the best of Melbourne after dark on this relaxed and fun tour

☆ Sample many of the city’s best small batch beers at three craft brewhouses

☆ Experience a range of beer flavours – from chocolate, vanilla and bacon to fruit-infused ales

☆ Tuck into a delicious gourmet pizza dinner

☆ Maximum group size: 13.


☆ Guided small group tour

☆ Friendly and knowledgeable local guide

☆ Comfortable air-conditioned transport

☆ Commentary on Melbourne’s brewing history

☆ Generous beer tastings throughout the tour

☆ Gourmet pizza dinner.

What you can expect

If you’re a fun-loving beer aficionado, this small group Melbourne Craft Brewery Tour with Dinner will introduce you to some of the inner city’s best small batch and craft beer breweries. It’s a top night out, and a great way to experience Melbourne’s social scene after dark.

You’ll meet your beer-guru guide and depart the inner city from the convenient central pick-up location in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus. The itinerary is flexible (depending on the season, traffic and events in and around the city), but rest assured you’ll visit a range of unique craft breweries, bars and tasting venues.

Some of the breweries this Melbourne Craft Brewery Tour with Dinner visits regularly are Crafty Squire, Temple Brewery, Moon Dog Brewery, Two Birds Brewery, Foresters Hall and the Stomping Ground Brewery.

You’ll spend quality time at each venue, enjoying generous tasting paddles and soaking up the atmosphere. Your guide will expound on the production processes and history of each brewery, and you’ll learn a host of interesting facts about the humble coldie that you never even knew you wanted to know!

This tour is great fun even for those who aren’t fans of beer – yet. By the end of the tour everyone will have found something to tantalise their tastebuds – whether it’s chocolate, toffee or even bacon flavoured beer!

This Melbourne Craft Brewery Tour with Dinner includes a sensational delicious gourmet pizza supper. For beer lovers, what could be better?

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Pricing, dates and bookings


Runs: Thursdays and Sundays
Departs at: 7.15pm Thursday and 7pm Sunday
Departs from: Federation Square, Melbourne CBD

Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address.


Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

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Important information

This tour has one central CBD pick-up and drop-off point, which is easily accessible by public transport. Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address, including tour departure details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed tour meeting point and departure time.

Private tours can be arranged for up to 50 people. Groups of seven or more are requested to book a private tour.

The dress code for venues visited on this tour is neat casual.

People under 18 years of age are not permitted on this tour.

Most dietary requirements can be catered for. Please advise us when you book.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.


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