Located just a few kilometres north of the city and established in 1839, Fitzroy is Melbourne’s oldest and decidedly coolest suburb. Think trendy eateries, fashion boutiques, hip bars, street art and live music venues. And beards. But beneath Fitzroy’s trendy facade lies a dark, sinister past. Discover the best of Fitzroy coolest bars, street art laneways and fascinating history on the Fitzroy: Slumtown to Hipsterville Tour.
Went on the Fitzroy tour, it was awesome. Loved the bars we went to and really enjoyed learning a little bit about Melbourne's history." ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"We have lived here our whole lives and would like to believe that we know the history of our town, how wrong we were! Highly recommend for anyone wanting a fun and relaxed afternoon with a few drinks along the way."⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
The tour lasts for three hours.
Departure days are Thursday nights @6pm, Saturday afternoons @4:30pm and Sunday afternoons @4:30pm. Bookings close 24 hours before the tour starts, but contact me and we may fit you in!
All tours begin at St Patricks Cathedral (East Melbourne) and finish on Johnson Street, Fitzroy. Don't worry, all details will be emailed to you after you book!
A brilliant two course dinner. We've also had a chat with our bar partners and scored you some tasty drink discounts!
You'll explore the hidden side of Melbourne coolest suburb, from it's trendy bars to hipster boutiques, incredible street art and dining scene. You'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.
Best Of Fitzroy Map
Get your exclusive DHT Best of Fitzroy map after the tour so you can continue exploring this amazing part of Melbourne!
Price & Discounts
Only $85pp. Get 10% off when you book four or more legends and get 15% off other tours when you book at least one tour!
Keen to join us at the last minute? We may be able to fit you in!