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The Alternative Melbourne Walking Tour

  • Melbourne Museum 11 Nicholson Street Carlton, VIC, 3053 Australia (map)

Join Melbourne's creative tour pioneers Wayward Wanders on a 3-hour Alternative walking tour around the eclectic and fascinating neighbourhoods of Fitzroy and Collingwood. The Alternative Tour features local Indigenous history, street art, graffiti, politics, urban gardening, local music history, protest culture and much more! Let us show you an alternative side to the city you may have never knew existed.

Tour Themes & Topics

  • Local Indigenous History, Culture and Icons
  • Colonisation and its impacts
  • Slum City to Community Housing
  • Multiculturalism
  • Gentrification and Housing Affordability
  • Local Music History
  • Protest Culture
  • Urban Gardening
  • Street Art & Graffiti
  • Social Enterprise and Creative Business
  • Local Tips: Nightlife, Food, Shops and Fun

For more information regarding this tour, check out our websites Tour page.

Your Guide

Your guide for this unique tour is Liam, the creator and owner of Wayward Wanders. He has over a decade of Tour Guide experience and has a particular interest in taking guests away from the city centre and the typical tourist attractions. Liam has a passion for sustainable living, street art, history, Indigenous culture, politics, music and food.

What To Bring

As it is summer, we highly recommend weather appropriate clothing, sunscreen and a hat, as well as a reusable water bottle. Comfortable walking shoes is also a must!

Where To Meet Us

Liam will meet you at the main entrance of the Melbourne Museum (2-mins walk from the last Free-Tram-Zone stop at the corner of Victoria Parade/Nicholson St.)

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Tickets here