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Melbourne Chocolate Indulgence Laneways and Arcades Walking Tour

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    Stop At: Chocoholic Tours, Block Arcade, 282 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

    This walking tour is for the true chocolate fan! Our Melbourne Lanes & Arcades Chocolate Walking Tour is the ultimate chocolate expedition through Melbourne’s secret lanes and arcades and will lead you into a state of chocolate bliss!
    Join your local tour guide for a delightful stroll as you discover the beautiful chocolatiers tucked away down the back streets and laneways of Melbourne. Indulge in sublime tastings from melt in your mouth pralines to a palate delighting adventure of contemporary pairings of tea & chocolate and wine & chocolate!
    Proudly unleash the chocoholic within at every decadent turn along this food tour, discover some quirky Melbourne history and find out why Melbourne is one of the world’s most livable cities.
    What happens on the tour?
    Meeting at the beautiful Block Arcade, you’ll join your local tour guide and your small band of fellow chocolate lovers. Each tour has a maximum of 12 participants so you have the opportunity to connect and share the experience with both the guide and the rest of the group.
    You’ll usually find other locals joining our tours, also eager to uncover some of Melbourne’s hidden gems they were previously unaware of.
    Over the course of approximately three hours we will stroll about two kilometres (1.2 miles) and visit six amazing chocolatiers. All of our partners are exclusively Australian and many are unique to Melbourne and all with their unique tastings and experiences. While the specific partners we visit can vary from time to time we can guarantee amazing chocolates and incredible experiences on every tour.
    The tour commences with your local guide spending a few valuable minutes teaching you the correct way to taste chocolate. Yes, there is a right way and a wrong way and once you know how you’ll want to tell everyone else! Once armed with this knowledge you’re ready to embark upon your chocolate walking tour of Melbourne.
    We will wander through some of Melbourne’s most iconic arcades, chatting about the history and sharing some of the fascinating stories they hold. We’ll navigate down hidden laneways while your local guide points out some of their favourite haunts for drinks and dinner.
    As we arrive at each chocolate store we’ll spend some time getting to know the story behind the business and at some we are lucky enough to meet either the owner or the manager of the store (sometimes they are one and the same person!) before we enjoy our specially curated tasting experience.
    There is then time to browse the store and take advantage of the exclusive participant discounts on offer before we compare notes on our favourites and continue our discovery. (Please note that all tour visits are pre-planned and there is no expectation to purchase.)
    The tour concludes with a lovely sit down tasting experience where we rest those weary taste buds, enjoy a well-earned drink and share our favourite experiences from the afternoon.
    Inclusions
    Your own personal and very passionate chocoholic guide will share their own local expertise and, of course, Melbourne’s finest chocolate secrets
    Six chocolate stops
    All tastings and drinks
    minimum 10 chocolate tastings plus:
    – tea matching
    – fine dining dessert experience with matching wine
    – patisserie & coffee
    Chocoholic Survival Kit, including:
    – tasting bag – for any leftover tastings (if there are any!)
    – bottle of water
    – “I’m a Chocoholic” pin badge
    – Chocolate tour map (so you can find your way back to your favourite spots)
    special in store offers
    to keep the chocolate tour intimate a maximum tour group size of 12 people

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    What a fantastic tour. We arranged this tour as part of our girls weekend in Melbourne and it was wonderful! Our tour guide, Julia, was so lovely, very knowledgeable and just a delight. I highly recommend this tour. Thanks Julia

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sunshine300773
    Carl W, Manager at Chocoholic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi sunshine300773, thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback. Sounds like it was a great way to spend a girls weekend! Julia will be delighted to hear you enjoyed her tour so much, chocolate regards, Carl and the chocolate team

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We loved our experience learning about the fine chocolate purveyors and iconic arcades and laneways of Melbourne. Perfect activity on a cold winter’s day in the company of our delightful guide Tina.More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Diotoma
    Carl W, Manager at Chocoholic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Diotoma, thank you for your glowing review of our tour. We are certainly very lucky in Melbourne to have such great chocolate venues to showcase. Glad you enjoyed Tina's tour so much, we will be sure to pass your feedback onto her, chocolate regards,...More

    Reviewed July 6, 2019

    My husband, 2 teenage children & I had a fabulous time on this tour. Our enthusiastic & informative guide, Amanda, spent 3 hours with our group teaching us how to taste chocolate & then walking us to 5 different chocolatiers where we sampled many delicious...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Cheri P
    Carl W, Manager at Chocoholic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

    Hi Cheri P, thank you so much for your glowing review! Amanda will be delighted to hear you enjoyed her tour so much. We totally agree - Om Nom is is spectacular! Good advice to pass on, pacing yourself is key! chocolate regards, Carl and...More

    Reviewed June 29, 2019

    Lovely 2-3 hours wanderting Melbourne CBD learning history and tasting fantastic chocolate. Amanda very enthusiastic about all things chocolate. Wonderful afternoon

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Barb B
    Carl W, Manager at Chocoholic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2019

    Hi Barb B, thanks for your lovely review of the tour. Great to hear that we introduced to some of the cities best chocolate. Chocolate regards, Carl and the chocolate team

    Reviewed June 13, 2019

    Two friends and I spent the afternoon with Amanda as our guide and three others. Amanda was truly lovely and extremely knowledgeable about chocolate, the chocolate shops we went to, and the arcades and architecture we saw in our tour.I highly recommend this tour. Cheers

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank FrancesAlford
    Carl W, Manager at Chocoholic Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2019

    Thanks for your glowing review FrancesAlford. Amanda loves sharing her Melbourne and chocolate knowledge with chocoholics. So pleased to hear you and your friends had such a great time, chocolate regards, Carl and the chocolate team

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