Located just north of Melbourne, Fitzroy is our oldest and trendiest suburb – but with a dark past. Discover the best of Fitzroy’s bars, street art laneways and fascinating history on the Fitzroy: Slumtown to Hipsterville Tour. Sites: We’ll explore the hidden side of Melbourne coolest suburb, from suburban street art to its dark, criminal past. History: We’ll learn about Fitzroy’s wealthy origins and slide into crime and extreme poverty. We’ll also talk about the rise of criminal gangs in the 1920s, indigenous history, Spanish roots and much more. Bars: We’ll stop for drinks at three great Fitzroy bars. Drinks Included: Whet your whistle with two complimentary beers, wines or soft drinks Other Inclusions! Photos: Our guide will be on hand to take some happy snaps which will be shared with you after the tour! Melbourne Hidden Bar Map: Receive your exclusive Hidden Bar Map of Melbourne and Fitzroy after the tour so you can keep exploring our unique and diverse bar scene Mystery Gift: Receive a special gift from us to celebrate your time with us!
Ben is a former journalist and European tour guide. His resume includes five years running walking tours of the Melbourne CBD, before he got his sh$t together and started Drinking History Tours. Ben has lived in Melbourne since moving from Perth in 2005, and has also lived in London ( from 2008 to 2009) and Spain (2012). A keen traveller, Ben has visited, to date, 192 cities in 43 countries. It’s never enough. Never, ever. What does Ben love most about Melbourne? In lieu of breaking into song, the laneway bars, sport, cafe scene and days trips are but a few of his favourite things.
Two drinks included! Plus we've partnered with a number of very special bars who have been kind enough to give us some great…
We will be exploring the hidden laneways of Fitzroy, Melbourne's oldest and coolest suburb. We'll learn its fascinating history while visiting three different bars and pubs to give you a sense of what Fitzroy is all about.
最多可有10位年满18周岁的参与者参加。 You will need a base level of fitness as we will be walking for about a third of the tour's duration. Wear comfortable shoes!
Wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather
You will need a base level of fitness as we will be walking for about a third of the tour's duration. Wear comfortable shoes!