Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

4 stars

Editor's summary:

This small group Melbourne Art Walking Tour is a great way to immerse yourself in the city’s diverse art scene. Melbourne has numerous galleries and street art-scapes tucked away in its nooks and crannies. You’ll discover many of them and so much more on this fascinating guided stroll. At the conclusion of this tour you’ll relax with afternoon tea at one of the inner-city’s hip cafes. Enjoy a great coffee and conversation about the local art scene and some of the works encountered on your tour.


☆ View Melbourne’s famous laneway street art up close and personal

☆ Visit multiple commercial and private galleries

☆ Visit not-for-profit galleries and artist-run spaces

☆ Enjoy a lively post-tour discussion with your fellow art-lovers

☆ Maximum group size: 10.


☆ Guided small group walking tour

☆ Friendly and knowledgeable local guide

☆ Expert commentary

☆ Visits to many of the city’s more than 50 galleries and artist-run spaces

☆ Afternoon tea in a CBD café.

What you can expect

You’ll meet your guide for this Melbourne Art Walking Tour at Federation Square – an artistic city landmark in its own right. Your guide will set a relaxed pace as you head off on foot to discover several of Melbourne’s 50+ private and commercial galleries, and grassroots street art-scapes and artist-run creative spaces.

You’ll visit some of the best-known cultural precincts and venture into the labyrinth of laneways to encounter the vibrant street art for which the city is so renowned. Very often you’ll meet the street artists responsible and watch them work.

This Melbourne Art Walking Tour’s itinerary ensures plenty of diversity. You’ll see everything from ceramics to photography, and along the way your guide will provide expert and engaging commentary on the stories behind the works and artists that created them.

At the end of this Melbourne Art Walking Tour you’ll relax with an included afternoon tea at an inner-city cafe.

Pricing, dates and bookings

Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

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Important information

This tour has one central CBD meeting point: Federation Square, which is easily accessible by public transport. Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address, including tour departure details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed tour meeting point and departure time.

Minimum numbers are required for this tour to operate, and there is a possibility of cancellation if there are not enough participants to meet requirements. If this happens, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund.

Tours can be booked at other times by arrangement.

Please wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.


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