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Chocolate Espresso Walking Tours

Treat yourself to the taste of Sydney by succumbing to the temptation of two of its favourite passions - chocolate and coffee.

Join a Chocolate Espresso Walking Tour of the sensational selection of chocolate shops and coffee spots in either the Sydney central business district (CBD) or Darlinghurst. Indulge in exquisite chocolate, savour the finest coffee and discover the city's historical highlights. Chocolate Espresso Walking Tours are delicious, fun and informative - a great way to explore the CBD and Darlinghurst to find the chocolate and coffee secrets hidden in their hearts.

In the CBD, see where coffee first grew in Australia and visit stylish and elegant landmarks to sample chocolate creations. In Darlinghurst, learn about larrikins and lawbreakers while consuming chocolate "edible jewels" and gorgeous chocolate gelato.

For more information: www.chocolateespresso.com.au

Tours

Espressos and Exotic Chocs Tour
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This tour kicks off with coffee where the beans first grew in Australia. While you sip your coffee of choice they discuss the origins of the coffee bean and its transformation into your particular coffee preference.

A walk past many historic landmarks follows on your way to the tour's first chocolate stop. Now it's time to taste the finest chocolate while you learn about its progression from the rainforest to the retailer.

Enjoy chocolates handmade in Sydney by some clever and creative chocolatiers while you learn and taste... how chocolate melts in the mouth!

This coffee and chocolate trail of discovery finally concludes at one of Sydney's best hotels. Sit back, relax and enjoy your final caffeine hit.

Duration three hours.
start Location Highlights
Foyer, Museum of Sydney, cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, Sydney Museum of Sydney, Sydney Visit coffee and chocolate shops in Sydney's historic heart, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$85.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability
Soft Centres and Short Blacks Tour
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This tour starts in the historic heart of Sydney with your first hot chocolate or coffee served in the stylish surroundings of one of the city's best loved landmarks.

Then it's chocolate all the way as you taste fine Australian chocolate made entirely in Australia from the raw cocoa bean by a family who have been perfecting the art since 1915. While enjoying some exquisite creations, you'll learn about the development of chocolate from a spicy beverage to today's sweet delicacy. You'll also discover how many Easter eggs Australians eat a year.

The tour concludes in the comfort of one of Sydney's best hotels. Here you will relax with hot chocolate or coffee and reflect on your luscious journey.

Duration three hours.
start Location Highlights
Foyer (inside) No.1 Martin Place, Sydney, Sydney Foyer at No.1 Martin Place (former GPO), Strand Arcade, Sydney Visit coffee and chocolate shops in Sydney's historic heart, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$85.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability
Sweet Sunday Tour
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Your sweet Sunday tour first indulges you in the delicious combination of hot chocolate (or coffee) and a sweet treat in Sydney's oldest arcade,

Then, on a visit to an Australian chocolate shop, owned by a family who have been making fine chocolate from the raw cocoa bean since 1915, you'll participate in some sumptuous samplings of their chocolate creations. You'll learn who invented milk chocolate and just how much chocolate Australians eat compared to the rest of the world.

After discovering the delights of Swiss chocolate treats, and a gorgeously authentic Italian chocolate gelato, it's time to sample spectacular Australian and Belgian chocolates.

The tour ends at a Sydney hotel with a hot chocolate or coffee.

Duration three hours.
start Location Highlights
Market Street entrance to the Queen Victoria Building, near Country Road shop, Sydney Queen Victoria Building, Sydney Visit coffee and chocolate shops in Sydney's historic heart, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$85.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability
Chocolate Shots and Teatime Treats Tour
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This afternoon tour starts with a decadent hot Belgian chocolate shot and handmade Australian confections made from beautiful Belgian chocolate.

Then you'll stroll through Sydney's centre to discover some of its historical highlights and taste the delights of chocolates handmade in Sydney by some clever and creative chocolatiers.

Next, on a visit to an Australian chocolate shop, owned by a family who have been making fine chocolate from the raw cocoa bean since 1915, you'll sample their chocolate creations. And you'll learn about the development of chocolate from a spicy beverage to today's sweet delicacy.

Your tour will conclude with a 'to die for' hot chocolate/coffee and cake served in the historic and stylish surroundings of one of Sydney's best loved landmarks.

Duration three hours.
start Location Highlights
Foyer, Museum of Sydney, cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, Sydney Museum of Sydney, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$85.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability
Espressos and Exotic Chocs Extra Special Tour
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This tour starts with coffee where the beans first grew in Australia. Learn the origins of the coffee bean and its transformation into your particular coffee preference.

A walk past many historic landmarks follows as you make your way to the tour's first chocolate stop. Now it's time to talk and - more importantly taste the finest chocolate while you learn about its progression from the rainforest to the retailer.

Enjoy chocolates handmade in Sydney by some clever and creative chocolatiers while you learn and taste... how chocolate melts in the mouth.

This coffee and chocolate trail of discovery concludes at one of Sydney's best hotels. Enjoy a sparkling wine and your choice of chocolate petits fours or a palate-refreshing savoury.

Duration three hours.
start Location Highlights
Foyer, Museum of Sydney, cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, Sydney Museum of Sydney, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$105.00 Price Range For adults aged 18 and over
Soft Centres, Short Blacks and Sparkles Tour
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This tour commences with your first hot chocolate or coffee served in one of the city's best loved landmarks.

Then it's chocolate all the way as you taste fine Australian chocolate made entirely in Australia from the raw cocoa bean by a family who have been perfecting the art since 1915. While enjoying some exquisite creations, you'll learn about the development of chocolate from a spicy beverage to today's sweet delicacy.

Then you'll enjoy chocolates handmade in Sydney by some clever and creative chocolatiers.

The tour concludes in the comfort of one of Sydney's best hotels. Here you will celebrate with sparkling wine and your choice of chocolate petits fours or a palate refreshing savoury.

Duration three hours.
start Location Highlights
Foyer (inside) No 1 Martin Place, Sydney, Sydney No 1 Martin Place (former GPO), Strand Arcade, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$105.00 Price Range For adults aged 18 and over
Sweet Sunday Celebration Tour
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Your Sweet Sunday tour first indulges you in the delicious combination of hot chocolate (or coffee) and a sweet treat in Sydney's oldest shopping arcade.

Then, on a visit to an Australian chocolate shop, owned by a family who have been making fine chocolate from the raw cocoa bean since 1915, you'll sample their chocolate creations. You'll learn who invented milk chocolate and just how much chocolate Australians eat compared to the rest of the world.

After discovering the delights of Swiss chocolate treats, and a gorgeously authentic Italian chocolate gelato, it's time to sample spectacular Australian and Belgian chocolates.

The tour ends at a Sydney's hotel with sparkling wine and your choice of chocolate petits fours or a palate refreshing savoury.

Duration three hours.
start Location Highlights
Market Street entrance to the Queen Victoria Building, near Country Road shop, Sydney Queen Victoria Building, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$105.00 Price Range For adults aged 18 and over
Chocolate Shots and Teatime Treats Temptation Tour
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This afternoon tour starts with a hot Belgian chocolate shot and samplings of handmade Australian confections made from beautiful Belgian chocolate.

Then stroll through Sydney's centre to discover some of its historical highlights and enjoy chocolates handmade in Sydney by some clever and creative chocolatiers.

Next, visit an Australian chocolate shop, owned by a family who have been making fine chocolate from the raw cocoa bean since 1915, to sample their chocolate creations and learn about the development of chocolate from a spicy beverage to today's sweet delicacy.

Finally, in the historic and stylish surroundings of one of Sydney's best loved landmarks, succumb to extra temptation and try the sensational combination of cake and sweet sparkling wine.

Duration three hours.
start Location Highlights
Museum of Sydney, cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, inside foyer, Sydney Museum of Sydney, cnr Phillip and Bridge Streets, inside foyer, Sydney
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$105.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability
Darlinghurst Delectable Delights
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This stroll through the streets and lanes of Darlinghurst introduces you to two exceptional artisan chocolate shops. But first, start with a hot coffee or chocolate at one of Australia's best coffee shops.

At the first chocolate shop you'll learn how cocoa becomes chocolate. You'll watch chocolate making techniques such as marble tempering and hear how complex flavours combine to provide a unique tasting experience. Tastings of some of the edible jewels produced here follow the demonstration.

Refresh your palate with a gelato from a shop which sets the benchmark for gelato and sorbet in Sydney.

You'll complete this intense indulgence tour at an intimate and luxurious salon where the owner will explain his chocolate philosophy while you explore the realms of chocolate richness.
start Location Highlights
Holiday Inn, Kings Cross Darlinghurst Gaol, Darlinghurst
Travel by: Duration:
Walk Half Day or less.
Price
$115.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability
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