‘If you have a passion for fashion, accessories and homewares, this small group walking tour through Melbourne’s maze of laneways and arcades won’t fail to please. Step away from the big name brands and discover the secret, stylish and oh-so sensational artisanal retailers of the Victorian capital!’
☆ Discover some of the CBD’s most unique artisanal retailers
☆ Visit hidden fashion, homewares and textile outlets
☆ Navigate the inner city’s winding laneways and historic arcades
☆ Enjoy an espresso coffee with your fellow shoppers at a trendy laneway cafe
☆ Maximum group size: 10.
☆ Guided small group walking tour
☆ Friendly and knowledgeable local guide
☆ Visits to a variety of inner-city retails outlets away from the main tourist precincts
☆ Recommendations for stores, cafes and eateries to return to during your stay in Melbourne
☆ Afternoon tea at a CBD café.
Melbourne is renowned as a shopper’s destination of choice, but few visitors discover the city’s true artisanal fashion, textile and homewares scenes without the guidance of a local to show them the way. This Melbourne Hidden Shops Walking Tour is the answer for time poor tourists looking to shop for that special something.
You’ll meet your expert local guide for this Melbourne Hidden Shops Walking Tour in the city centre and thread your way through the famous laneways and arcades in search of hidden retail treasures. Well away from the teeming throng of tourists swarming the chain stores on the Queen Street Mall, you’ll visit a carefully curated selection of boutique retailers hidden along laneways, up secret staircases and down in underground digs.
This is definitely not a tour about history or architecture; it’s totally focused on finding unique, out-of-the-way retailers that you would be unlikely to find on your own. You’ll visit whimsical milliners, boutique jewellers and many other Melbourne purveyors of style and sophistication.
At the conclusion of this Melbourne Hidden Shops Walking Tour you’ll enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in a hip laneway café, before you bid your guide and fellow guests farewell.