What you'll do
Grab a cold one and buckle yourselves in to hear the tales of Melbourne's young but rich history as we take you on a journey to four of our personal favourite bars in the city. It's not a history lecture, it's our history, tales, stories with a twist! It starts with us gazing upon the Sir William John Clarke memorial and the Old Treasury Building as we tell her rich story dating to our gold rush period and marvel at in awe. As we pick our jaws back off the floor, we start in our first of four venues which are all symbolic of Melbourne's eclectic "watering holes" . This can range from a classic Aussie pub, sun-soaked rooftop bar, hipster laneway bar or surprise bar that suits the mood of the day. One thing for certain is we will supply you with enough fun history to work up a thirst and prove that our own stories are much better done with a drink in one hand. Our tour finishes in Melbourne CBD but if you are still thirsty for more or are starving for a local feed, we will be happy to point out some of our personal places of choice.
Mick & Friends
A born and raised Melbournian with a love of this city, who can tell a story or two from my time living local about days gone by. I first encountered the bar and pub scene as soon as legally possible, experiencing both sides of a bar and living for more than 30 years in Melbourne, to now managing the awesome Urban Adventures team. Our team will happily recommend a bar and a drink to wash down our take on Melbourne's history with a twist and when I’m not available, my equally passionate local guides Evan, Tristan or Tamara shall step in to help you discover why booze and history are the perfect mix. Cheers!
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Where you'll be
Our booze meets history experience will take you to our very own hand picked venues. From starting in the north of Melbourne's CBD we wander through the heart of the city, visiting those venues we love and locals frequent. One thing for certain every place we visit will have their own unique and varied appeal, from rooftop, classic, laneway bars to whisky den, these venues you may normally not visit unless with a local.
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Drinks are not included as part of this tour. As everyone’s drinking tolerances and preferences are different, rather than include drinks, we keep our tour price low so you can purchase what you want.
When History meets Booze