Street Art Walking tour of Melbourne
Experience the best of Melbourne’s street art on this 2.5-hour walking tour. Discover hidden lane-ways and travel down the main arterial streets in search of Melbourne’s most influential artworks created by both Australian and International artists.
Now internationally recognized as one of the worlds street art capitals, Melbourne boasts incredible ancient and modern day graffiti and street art.
On this 2.5-hour walking tour you will delve into the cities popular hotspots and discover what it takes to be a graffiti/street artist. Discover the secret codes and lifestyles of a street artist as you learn about their techniques (fat caps) and the authority (fat cats) of the area.
The streets come alive with the different styles and colors coating the city walls. Discover the difference between graffiti and street art and hear about the many different forms of art from tags, paste-ups, yarn bombing and masterpieces.
Make sure to wear comfortable shoes as you visit iconic locations such as Space Invader, a well-known work hidden high from the everyday commuters, Sheperd Fairy Famous, renowned for the ‘OBEY’ paste up located in the heart of Chinatown and now Australia’s largest collaborative street art mural which was created by a world famous graffiti crew.
To top off your tour, visit Hosier Lane. Named after a 1980’s rock legend, Hosier Lane is now an iconic pedestrian lane-way covered in graffiti and art installations.