Mac Robertson PortraitMelbourne Chocolate History Tours™--Fitzroy and Collingwood


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TOURS FIRST AND THIRD SATURDAYS (AND BY PRIVATE ARRANGEMENT)

Your $65.00 booking includes a full Chocolate Tasting High Tea at Mámor Chocolates, Melbourne's premier boutique Szalón, at the conclusion of the tour. Group registrations 10% off for three or more people. YOU CAN SEE SCHEDULED TOUR DATES AND MAKE BOOKINGS HERE or you can choose your own date


Chocolate Factory in FitzroyChocolate Factory at the corner of Smith and Johnston Streets, Fitzroy on the left, Collingwood on the right, circa 1905 Join us on a memorable walk through the Chocolate History of Victoria! Every first and third Sunday plus any day Wednesday-Saturday by appointment.

Gambol through the “Great White Chocolate City” (once employing 3,000 people). Learn about the "Chocolate King of Victoria", MacPherson Robertson, inventor of Freddo Frog, Cherry Ripe and Old Gold.

Walk through the secret chocolate laneways. See where Mac. began his business. Learn about his biggest successes and his modest beginnings, all within a few blocks. Peek into Mac's private life. Also walk by other famous chocolatiers in the neighbourhood. Tour finishes with a spectacular Chocolate Tasting High Tea at Mámor Chocolates.


Chocolate History Tour Freddo FrongYour Guide, Prof Mac. Robertson aka Dr Howard FrederickAside from being a professional chocolatier owner/manager, Howard is also an honorary professor at Deakin University where he researches business entrepreneurship, especially Victorian-era entrepreneurs. For his sins, he is also President of the Smith Street Business Association. See Photo Gallery for more pictures of sites that will be visited.


mac cherry ripe advertisementOriginal Cherry Ripe adDates: First and third Sundays throughout the year. Or by special arrangement on Wednesday-Saturday. YOU CAN SEE SCHEDULED TOUR DATES AND MAKE BOOKINGS HERE or you can choose your own date. If you have any issues or request, please write to [email protected]

Time: 9:50am (for a 10:00am start).  Or by appointment.

Duration is approximately 1 1/2 hours plus 30-60 minute Chocolate Tasting & High Tea.

Length is about 2.5 km.

Meeting place: Will be emailed upon registration. Is in the centre of Fitzroy near the 86 and 112 trams.

Please note: We do not permit children under 12 years of age on the tour. This has more to do with the antique china served at the High Tea than the distance covered. However we can make special arrangements with parents.

Price: Individuals are $65 all-inclusive. Groups of 3+ receive a 10% discount.

Chocolate Factory in FitzroyFinish the Walk with an elegant Chocolate High TeaIncludes: Chocolate Tasting High Tea service (value $30) at the end of the tour in one of Melbourne’s most exotic chocolatiers, Mámor. To book the tour, go to the online registration.


FAQ: You will be emailed a longer FAQ upon registration. Please arrive on Saturday to the starting point (to be emailed to you) by 9:50am for a 10:00am start to the walk. Please dress for comfort and wear comfortable shoes taking into account the predicted weather forecast and the length of the walk (about 2.5km). Walkers with any health issues should be guided by the opinion of their doctor regarding activities of this nature. We suggest that you bring a bottle of water and umbrella with you.

If you encounter any issues on the day of the walking tour, Howard can be contacted on 0488 282 116.

Payment, cancellation and change policy
You can cancel up to one-day prior to the event. TO CANCEL: Call Mamor at +61-3-9419-3869.

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