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True Secrets Melbourne

32 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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very unique tour

you can download the app for free and if yo u enjoy tour (which you will) you pay extra too get... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Still waiting....

Whilst in the City nearly four months ago I was approached by one of the creators of this app and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2013
HolidayMaker859
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Victorian
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Professional Actors recreate 7 short stories of Melbournes Notorious past delivered to your smart phoneThere are secrets in this city. True Secrets’ detectives have uncovered a treasure chest of urban tales, rumors and lost news stories. Zoom into the story and be swept back in time with these high-quality, site-specific, immersive audio dramas.If your looking for what to do in Melbourne, one of the great things about Melbourne are some of the bizarre, strange, notorious secrets of the city.
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4 Feb 2017
“very unique tour”
22 Oct 2013
“Still waiting....”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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32 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Chinatown
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

you can download the app for free and if yo u enjoy tour (which you will) you pay extra too get more of tour. quirky self tour of Melbourne thats very unique

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Craig L, Owner at True Secrets Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks for your kind words JohnG3121 and glad you enjoyed the tour. Hope you have a great time in Melbourne, as we all do.

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Whilst in the City nearly four months ago I was approached by one of the creators of this app and directed to send them more information via email for free beta testing. After four months I am still waiting and have given over information such...More

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Cclambie, Owner at True Secrets Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2013

Hi HolidayMaker859, Sorry you haven't heard from me, Craig here the guy who approached you in the street. I thought I had emailed everyone with instructions on how to beta test the app, you must of missed out on this :( I am really sorry....More

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Reviewed 2 July 2012

We had a break in the rain on Saturday, so my dad and I decided to do the Strange Tour of Melbourne's Secret Past. It gave us both a fascinating insight into the city we thought we knew so well. I had a great time...More

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Management response:Responded 10 July 2012

Thanks for the review Amy L, we sure do try to make for something strange and interesting, an experience to remember. Glad you enjoyed it :)

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Reviewed 10 March 2012

We decided to so something different on our date night, and chose the walking tour. It was interesting, funny and got us discussing Melbourne! Also makes you look up and enjoy our beautiful buildings. Can't wait to do the Crime Tour now!More

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Cclambie, Owner at True Secrets Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2012

Thanks for your review Tarli, I am so glad you enjoyed the experience. If you would like to share it with a friend or other I would love to offer you a 35% discount to pass on to friends, just email us on detectives@truesecrets.com.au to...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2011

There are secrets in this city. True Secrets’ detectives have uncovered a treasure chest of urban tales, rumors and lost news stories.

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Reviewed 20 December 2011

A good marriage of mobile phone technology and interest in historical activities around Melbourne. Allows for participation at own pace. Families should enjoy this sort of activity because of the 'investigative' nature which makes learning fun.

Thank Colin L
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Reviewed 20 December 2011

What an interesting experience to explore Melbourne while learning history in a captivating way! Thank you for a fantastic day out - I will definitely recommend this to friends and family! For the travellers out there - taste the delights and culture that is distinctly...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2011

The facts aren't hard facts, yet provide for some interesting insights and lengthy lunch or dinner conversations when people (interested in Melbourne's history) get together and share their experience; from the Cup Day Police Strike to the Tasty Nightclub raids where the court awarded $4...More

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Cclambie, Owner at True Secrets Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2011

Thanks for the Review JC, Glad you enjoyed the immersive audio experience into past moments in Melbourne Notorious past

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Nearby
Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
...More
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