Carlton Brewhouse | Brewery Tour
Take the opportunity to explore Australia's largest brewery with a Brewery Tour including Beer Tasting at the Carlton Brewhouse!
On this tour, you'll get to try some of Australia's most talked about beers including Carlton Draught and Victoria Bitter with the help of your very knowledgable beer connoisseur tour guide while learning all the aspects of beer production and distribution.
Located on the banks of the Yarra, you'll be guided through 150 years of history as you explore this fantastic facility complete with a 150,000 litre flowing gold river of the very best beer - fresh every day! Get to know some of the trade secrets and learn how this well known brewing company has earned its prestigious reputation!
In this beer expedition you will be gobsmacked by the sheer size of this brewery, complete with a restaurant and beer garden where you can relax and enjoy a bite to eat. Perfect for anyone over 18 years of age, this Brewery Tour including Beer Tasting experience is the perfect chance to sample some of Australia's finest beers and enjoy a fantastic, history filled day out!
Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting at the Carlton Brewhouse
Pub style meal
Menu example (subject to change)
Black and Tan Burger
Bulmer's Garden Burger
Fat Yak Crispy Chicken
Beer Braised Pulled Pork Roll
Cajun Slow Roast Beef Roll
Visit the Carlton Brewhouse, located at Australia's largest brewery & home of some of Australia's favourite beers including Carlton Draught & Victoria Bitter
Here you can go on a beer expedition, following the River of Beer through which 150,000 litres of fresh beer flows each day
You'll be guided through 150 years of brewing history & knowledge as you experience the sheer scale of this iconic facility on the banks of the Yarra
Return to the Brewhouse to sample your favourite brewery fresh beers, savour some lunch, play in the Brewer's Yard or enjoy some fun and games on our new touch screen display
Times and Location
Tours operate once or twice daily. Departure times vary, so please call the tour operator for the exact departure time after you have received your voucher (Tour operator details will be printed on your voucher). Please arrive 10 mins prior to the start time to check-in for your tour
Getting here by tram : Catch the 109 tram eastbound towards Box Hill from Collins St in Melbourne's CBD. Allow about 20mins for the tram journey and disembark at stop #22, then walk back one block in the direction you came from and turn right down Thompson St. The Carlton Brewhouse is located on the first corner (Nelson St)
Getting here by car : The Carlton Brewhouse is located at 24 Thompson Streets in Abbotsford, Victoria (Just off Victoria St) - approximately 5km or a 15-minute drive from Melbourne's CBD. Free parking is provided for all tour guests in our car park on Thompson St. Melways Reference Map 2H C1
Getting here by bus : Our Brewery Bus provides complimentary pick-ups from Federation Square in Melbourne's CBD each Friday. The bus stop is outside ACMI on Flinders Street and pick-ups are at 10am for the 11am tour and 1.30pm for the 2pm tour
Allow approx 2 hours (or longer if you are having a meal)
All tour guests must be 18 years or older
It is a Health and Safety requirement that tour guests must not consume alcohol prior to taking the tour
There's one kilometre of walking and a number of stairs, with no lifts or ramps available, so please contact us to discuss options if you have mobility requirements
This is a real-life working brewery, so all tour guests must wear closed-top shoes (no thongs or sandals) as a safety requirement
This is a genuine working brewery. Schedules vary, generally the bottling line doesn't operate on Saturdays, Sunday's and some Fridays. Production schedules are released weekly
We can't allow photography on the tour, to protect our trade secrets, however photos before and after the tour in the Brewhouse are definitely encouraged
You can rent a locker for a small charge
Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
Need help? Call 1300 935 532 or Book Online
❊ When & Where ❊
Happens: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
❊ Venue ❊
Carlton Brewhouse Events 2 Events
⊜ Cnr Thompson St and Nelson St Abbotsford | Map
✆ Event: (03) 9420 6800 | Venue: (03) 9420 6800
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❊ COVID-19 Notice ❊Many locations have gone into lockdown as the state takes action to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). This event may be affected. Please confirm details, dates, times and costs before making plans | Disclaimer
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