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Melbourne Street Tours

#18 of 240 Tours in Melbourne
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Central Business District
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Address: Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
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+61 3 9628 5556
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Melbourne Street Tours is the first tour company in Australia to be run by...

Melbourne Street Tours is the first tour company in Australia to be run by artists. Our tours provide an overview of the Melbourne underground street art scene and each tour is led by one of Melbourne’s elite street art stars. With local knowledge on just about everything, our guides will treat you to some of Melbourne’s best hidden treasures.

Our CBD STREET ART TOUR, takes you on a journey through the city’s, both famous and secret laneways to explore the CBD’s vibrant art offerings. The tour finishes with an exclusive visit to the famous Blender Studios where guests can explore our huge art warehouse.

Date: Tue, Thr, Sat.

Time: 1:30 – 4:30

Tour includes: Beer, Wine or Soft drink and a Cheese platter at the Studios.

Our FITZROY STREET ART TOUR, offers an exciting new look into the colourful and alternative urban hubs of Collingwood and Fitzroy. Street after street is dripping with paint. Discover the huge outdoor street art gallery that Melbourne’s trendiest district has to offer and delve even deeper into our City’s incredible secret urban art culture.

Date: Saturday

Time: 11am-1.30pm

Includes: Coffee, Beer or Softdrink at Young Bloods Diner in the Rose Street Artist Markets

The STREET ART WORKSHOP is perfect for beginners wanting to learn the basics of stencil creation and spray painting. Designed by street artists to give you a chance to experience working within these mediums under the guidance of a renowned stencil artist.

Dates: First Saturday of each month

Time: 10am - 12.30pm

Includes: All materials

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An entertaining and enlightening tour of Melbourne - a new appreciation learnt for street art

We were lucky enough to get Dan as our guide. Thoroughly knowledgeable and entertaining he made the laneways come alive and introduced us to the works and names of many different... read more

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to get Dan as our guide. Thoroughly knowledgeable and entertaining he made the laneways come alive and introduced us to the works and names of many different artists. We've now got a new appreciation and understanding of this genre. The additional touches of refreshments and tour of the studio was also great. Good luck in your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the tour with Dan, travelling through the subways and back alleys of Melbourne viewing a huge variety of street art. Getting this tour from someone with real experience as an artist makes for an authentic experience. There was lots of discussion, we learnt a lot and definitely saw pieces we would have missed on our own. Finishing off... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great tour and a wonderful way to see Melbourne. I have done their city lane ways tour and now the new Fitzroy tour and I'd say if you are from overseas and only get to do one - do the city one - but if you want something a bit more raw and edgy do the Fitzroy one.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

Our guide Daniel (Junky) met us at our motel and proceeded to take us into the lane-ways of Melbourne. There was a lot of walking done and heaps of brilliantly interesting bits of information given to us on the art contained in these places. The history and ongoing changes in the lanes was told and little tips on how to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic way to see the laneways of Melbourne.. Our tour guide Daniel Lynch (aka Junky) took us on a wondrous adventure walk through the very well known and little known alleyways of his beautiful city. He generously shared his knowledge of local and global street artists in a very enlightened and engaged way ... In future visits I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

It was a very interesting walk through the lanes, opening our non expert eyes to the détails, the works you do not spot just walking around alone. @Junky gave us a good insight on what it is all about, what the point of streetart is, and how it evolves in Melbourne, the three in our group could easiy share and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

From the minute we met our guide David, right through to the end of the tour, we found him engaging, friendly and extremely informative. My 16yo daughter hasn't stopped talking about the tour since! For her it was the highlight of her stay in Melbourne. Walking the city and seeing the artwork and learning about the history from someone who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We knew we really couldn't visit Melbourne without a local taking us around the streets. Melbourne's street artists are world renowned and we were lucky enough to have David as our guide. It was obvious he knows these streets and artists personally. The tour was informative and took us to places we would not have found ourselves. One of the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

With 3 kids its hard to please everyone......they LOVED this tour and workshop. Our guide was a professional artist with all of the inside scoop on the streets,scene,artists and their works. After the tour the kids enjoyed the workshop and created their own pieces of art in the studio. This tour was a highlight of our trip down under and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

James was a very good tour guide. A bit shy at first, but then he warmed up to our group. He is a professional artist and street artist, and he has worked in the streets of Melbourne and Brisbane. He talked about the different art scenes, technique, materials, where it is legal and is not, how artists make money, etc.... More 

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Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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