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