Cupcake & Macaron Tour of Melbourne

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  • Duration

    - 2 hours (approx)
  • Melbourne CBD

  • Capacity

    - 20
  • All food included. Exclusive discounts available
  • Dress

    - It's a walking tour, so wear comfortable shoes and clothing
  • Departs

    St Pauls Cathedral main entrance: Corner Flinders and Swanston Street Saturday @ 11am & 2pm Sunday @ 12pm & 3pm
  • Meeting Location

    St Pauls Cathedral, Melbourne
  • Final Destination

    22 Red Cape Lane


Cupcake & Macaron Tour of Melbourne

Perfectly formed. Lovely to look at. Delicious to eat. Elaborate, sweet, and often decadent, cupcakes are delightful treats that spark the inner child within us. Based on the huge success of our cupcake tours in the USA, the Cupcake & Macaron Tour of Melbourne frequents the finest culinary artisans and dessert boutiques in downtown Melbourne to bring the heavenly experience of these sinfully good confections straight to your salivating tastebuds! Prepare to yum on the Cupcake & Macaron Tour of Melbourne!

    Cupcake & Macaron Tour of Melbourne

      The cupcake craze can be traced back to New York's Magnolia bakery. Cupcakes have taken Melbourne by storm, and the bakeries we partner with use only the finest ingredients from around the world and some recipes even passed through generations before reaching your mouth! The tour includes the queen of Melbourne cupcakes...after visiting the finest cupcake bakeries in town, we will leave you to decide your favourite for yourself! Macarons are the 'Parisian Cupcake', and no one makes better macarons in Melbourne than the establishments we visit. Macarons are exquisite in their construction, each handmade with only the freshest and highest quality ingredients,


    Customer Reviews

    Delicious tour of Melbourne
    By bella1000 on October 7, 2015
    I purchased the "Cupcake & Macaron Tour" for my daughter & her friend from London as a gift. They said it was AMAZING. Deliouc cupcakes, chocolates & macarons along with an interesting sight seeing tour of some of Melbourne's landmarks. Great fun, yummy, highly recommended.
    Excellent cupcake and macaron tour
    By ironian on October 7, 2015
    We had so much fun on the tour. Our guide was knowledgeable on Melbourne, giving us informative commentary on the history. The shops we visited provided high quality sweets and the macaroons were excellent. We would highly recommend
    A fantastic afternoon out!”
    By emagee67 on October 7, 2015
    Our guide, Rebecca was warm and informative, without being overbearing. She managed a very large group with ease, allowed some flexibility with shopping and staying a bit longer and took us to fantastic places. It was also great to have a discount at some of the places, which meant we were able to share the love at home! Highly recommend this, not just for the food but to see more of our amazing city of Melbourne, with its 'raucous' past and interesting hideaways. Thanks for a great experience, Rebecca.
    Perthlings enjoy a tour of Melbourne
    By DaCoch on October 7, 2015
    The cupcake walking tour conducted by Rebecca was brilliant. The weather was sensational, the people were friendly, the tour was informative and entertaining. And the cupcakes were AMAZING !! Thanks guys. Keep up the great work.
    Tasty and informative!
    By mrs6 on October 7, 2015
    We have just returned from the cupcake tour where we hd a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Not only did we get to sample some delightful cupcakes,macarons and chocolates but through our guide Rebecca got to learn a lot about the laneways of Melbourne. Rebecca was really knowledgable and a wonderful friendly guide. No hesitation in recommending this tour
    Sweet Tooth
    By F00dilici0us on October 7, 2015
    This is definitely a must do tour when in Melbourne, the cupcake and macaron businesses that we visited were top rated. The guide Neeyati was lovely, well informed and taught us some very interesting facts about the city we live in. Great team activity doing what we love best ... eating!
    Cupcake Walking Tour
    By MelbourneFoodie2015 on October 7, 2015
    This was a very enjoyable tour, with sensational tastings at venues around the lanes & arcades of Melbourne retail & cafe precinct. Our guide Neeyati was great, very friendly and knowledgeable giving us lots of tips & historical tidbits of info as we walked! A great way to explore a city I thought I knew well! Thanks so much Neeyati!
    Sensory delight! Boutique Artisan Chocolatier walking tour
    By Clare M on October 7, 2015
    The tour began with a sparkling introduction from the effervescent Jasmine. We whet our appetites with sneaky appetizer at the cupcake family in QV. It was great to hear about the history of Red Cape Lane. We stopped at 5 or 6 different boutique Artisan Chocolatier during our walking tour on Valentine's day. Every one was divine! Chokolait in Emporium stood out for its delicious aroma and jewelry box style display cases. Jasmine was the perfect combo of hostess & guide, we learned heaps about the arcades and laneways as we wove our way around them. I loved learning to taste chocolate like wine - almost meditative! With no hard sell and up to 15% off in each shop I got some lovely gift boxes. It was an interesting and enjoyable way to see and savour Melbourne. Highly recommended!
    Awesome Tasting Tour...
    By Nene J on October 7, 2015
    Jasmine was a brilliant guide who was very knowledgeable of historical information about Melbourne. .. The tour takes you to a number of locations with free samples. Excellent value for money
    Cupcake Tour on 14 dec 12pm
    By Serena A on October 7, 2015
    I can't remember my guides name but she was a knowledgable lady. Was interesting to get some city history as well as loved the tastings. Pls pass on regards, highly recommend.
    Cupcake and Macaron Tour by Great Food Tours
    By River B on October 7, 2015
    My partner and I did a Cupcake and Macaron Tour with Great Food Tours on Sat (13/12/14) and we had a great time! Our tour guide Jasmine was very knowledgeable of CBD Melbourne sharing various facts I never knew about Melbourne and I'm a Melbournian. Jasmine was also very amusing and entertaining. She was upbeat and a lot of fun to talk to in between walks to different tasting places. The tour itself was also great because I had a chance to discover new macaron and cupcakes places I've never been to before! I highly recommend this tour to everyone. I just hope that you will get Jasmine as the tour guide because she is awesome! :)

    Visited December 2014
    Cup cake tour with Jasmine
    By turtonfamily on October 7, 2015
    Great tour yesterday with Jasmine as our guide. I loved hearing about the architecture and history of Melbourne from a guide who really knew her stuff. We had 6 stops, 3 for cupcakes, 2 for macarons and one for chocolate. They were well spaced out and even though I had 2 kids (10 and 14) with me, the walking was no problem. Thanks Jasmine.

    Visited December 2014
    Awesome experience - even better than I imagined!
    By Kimmykyatt on October 7, 2015
    Places we went were fantastic - tastings were very generous Jasmine was so vibrant and made the information interesting She made us laugh and smile and really enjoy the tour Would request her if we came again
    Cupcake & Macaron Tour of Melbourne
    By TeeW7 on October 7, 2015
    Our tour guide Jasmine was wonderful. We tasted lovely cupcakes, macarons and chocolate, and we got to walk around interesting parts of Melbourne's CBD while learning about its history. I would recommend this tour for anyone. It was a great activity for a lovely Sunday in the city!
    By G-Luke-ose on October 7, 2015
    This Chocolate tour was divine, and i discovered many things I never knew about both australia, melbourne and chocolate. Would definitely recommend
    Also, Neeyati was so careful to make sure it ran smoothly and everybody could hear her, she deserves a special thank you, so THANKS NEEYATI!!!
    If you're ever in melbourne, be sure to give the chocolate tour a go!

    Visited November 2014
    Cupcake and Macaroon Tour
    By Ally2704 on October 7, 2015
    Yummy. Different family outing that we all really enjoyed. Rebecca made it fun and as it was a hot day, she made sure we were all ok in the heat.
    Really good
    By Carolyn1310 on October 7, 2015
    Lots of walking, delicious cupcakes & macaroons and interesting insights into Melbourne. Even my 13 year old daughter said 'everything about it was fun'. Jasmine was a superb guide. Lookout for discounted tours on Scoopon-I wouldn't have paid full price. A lovely different activity to do on a weekend.
    So Yummy!
    By Belinda O on October 7, 2015
    We did the cupcake tour yesterday with Neeyati, and it was fantastic, the cupcakes, macarons and chocolate were delicious, and we enjoyed the walk with bits of Melbourne's history thrown in, thank you!
    Great Tour! Great Guide-Jasmin
    By Kelsey Kay L on October 7, 2015
    We had an amazing cupcake tour with Jasmin. She was so sweet, friendly and knowledgeable of the city and its history. We took our parents and they enjoyed it as well. Thank you for the great Saturday afternoon!
    Cupcake Tour in November
    By michael t on October 7, 2015
    Although my wife and I are from Melbourne we decided to do this tour to explore more of Melbourne. It was a nice day, the cupcakes and the macron's were amazing. thanks to Neeyati for a well guided tour.
    Lovely way to spend an afternoon
    By Victoria T on October 7, 2015
    We had a lovely afternoon wending our way through the hustle and bustle of the city stopping for cupcakes, macaroons and chocolate with Jasmine who was our fun and informative guide. Our tour was a bargain and we would definately recommend this tour to anyone with a sweet tooth and an interest in Melbournes history
    Cupcake and Macaron tour with a dash of Melbourne history
    By Joelle43 on October 6, 2015
    Juliana was our tour guide for this experience. Got to sample some of Melbourne"s finest cupcake and macarons along the walk with some interesting history thrown in of Melbourne's wonderful buildings. Enjoyable way to spend an afternoon. 10% off any purchases was offered at each establishment which must be used right then and there which felt a little rushed. One suggestion I would like to make is if that 10% was extended to be used within a week so you could return to take advantage of the yummy desserts!

    Visited October 2014
    Yum Yum Bubblegum ...
    By barbie u on October 6, 2015
    Fun two hours walking through the back, side and main streets of Melbourne. Our host, Juliana was fantastic and knowledgeable about both the city of Melbourne and chocolate making. There were plenty of stops for sweet, sweet chocolate sampling and buying and a good pace was set for all ages. Melbourne didn't put on its finest weather but we had a great time anyway. Thank you.

    Visited October 2014
    Very enjoyable
    By ltgb on October 6, 2015
    The Chocolate tour was a great way to spend a couple of hours in the city. The pace was suitable for kids as well as adults and Rob shared some knowledge of the area too. Excellent quality chocolate, so I recommend this tour for sure.
    Cupcake & Macaron Tour
    By Stephanie L on October 6, 2015
    My best friends and I had a great day!!! Rob was our tour guide and her was fantastic :)
    The company had over booked him with an unfortunate computer clitch and he handled the situation pleasingly well and made the day informative and fun!
    We loved it so much that we are going to do the chocolate tour and hope we get Rob again!!

    Visited October 2014
    Cup Cake & Macaron Tour
    By SLM1908 on October 6, 2015
    Enjoyed our tour with Juliana last week. Gleaned some more knowledge, from Juliana, of this wonderful city of ours along the way. Especially liked La Belle Miette Macarons. They are the best!
    Loved the cupcake and macaroon tour however it felt rushed
    By on October 6, 2015
    Our tour guide Juliana was personable and friendly with additional info regarding historical sights along the way. However she did need to speak up as we could hardly hear her amongst the rush of the city surrounding. The cupcake and macaroon shops were absolutely adorable and we could taste their delicious morsles...this was the best bit. The tour was supposed to be 2hrs but we finished at least 30mins early. No wonder we felt rushed. Juliana walked extremely fast to finish early and im not sure why? I believe if this tour was less rushed it would have been a better experience.

    Visited October 2014
    Cupcake Tour melbourne CBD
    By Megan B on October 6, 2015
    We had a girly day out and i even took my 6 year old daughter who loved it. Our tour guide Juliana was fantastic! Loved all the little historical notes she added to the tour. She was always very well aware of where her party was and made sure we all stuck close together. Well worth it.
    A sweet afternoon in Melbourne
    By Jane K on October 6, 2015
    A very pleasant afternoon exploring Melbourne's dessert highlights! Our lovely guide, Juliana, took us to places that I wouldn't have been able to find myself for some beautiful fresh cupcakes and macarons. A great tour for anyone with a sweet tooth interested in learning more about Melbourne's dessert spots and historical tidbits

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    • Melbourne Emporium
    • St Paul's Cathedral
    • La Belle Miette
    • Cupcake central
    • St James Old cathedral
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