The Alternative Tour
Join one of our local guides on a 3.5 hour walking tour around Melbourne's most eclectic and fascinating neighbourhoods, Fitzroy and Collingwood. From incredible street art murals to inspiring urban garden projects, symbolic indigenous locations, hidden cultural gems and amazing social enterprises, The Alternative will show you a side to Melbourne you may never knew existed.
What To Expect
Neighbourhoods of Fitzroy, Collingwood and Carlton
Local Indigenous history, culture and significant icons
The impact of colonisation
Gentrification and the changing neighbourhoods
Punk, post punk and Fitzroy's little band scene
Protest culture and the survival of a local music icon
Urban Gardening and food for the future
Street art & graffiti
Social enterprise, creative business and a new way of thinking for consumers
Local politics. The good and the bad.
Local tips: nightlife, food, shops and fun
Where: Our tour begins at the entrance of The Melbourne Museum in Carlton.
Duration: 3 - 4 hours (including a short break)
Group Size: Small groups
When: Friday and Saturday
How Much: $50 per person