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Melbourne - Art Special: Melbourne's Unique Art Trail - Part 1

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Art Special: Melbourne's Unique Art Trail - Part 1

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(20 reviews)
Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
60 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

It is no secret that Melbourne is the art capital of Australia and part of what cements her status in the international art scene is the beautiful displays of art spread throughout the entire city. We will be discovering abstract sculptures, wall paintings, monuments and anything artistic! We will be learning about each display and sharing our personal thoughts of what they mean to us. Art is very personal after all! In this episode, we will be walking along the docks of Docklands. A relatively new suburb not far from Melbourne's city centre with a lot of art scattered everywhere (including a cow stuck in a tree!... all will be explained). Along the way, we will absorb the neighbourhood and check out some of Dockland's famous restaurants and energizing vibe. See you all there, artists!


Meet Alexander

Alexander

Alexander wants to live in a world filled with appreciation for other cultures, free travel and guacamole as a global currency (we’re allowed to dream right?!). “Storytelling has always been a passion of mine. Whether it’s in the form of acting, writing or showing people around my captivating city. It feels great to express my passions in so many different ways” Alex says, while sipping on a decaf soy latte (a very common beverage in Melbourne, also known as Australia's coffee capital). Alexander believes that it would be a waste and disservice to his fellow humans to not show them around his backyard (well, not his actual backyard, but you get the picture). He’s dedicated to sharing his city’s beauty and history, and once and for all proving to people that kangaroos don’t just bounce around everywhere. Alexander has been running tours for the last 4 years, with his most popular tour being Melbourne’s Hidden Penguins (there you go, saved you a trip to Antarctica!). When he is not touring, Alexander works as an actor, filmmaker and blog writer.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Melbourne with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Melbourne. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Mary W.

23 September 2021

I loved this tour and am only sorry it's taken me this long to try one of Alex's tours. The modern art and architecture he showed us was very impressive. Thanks Alexander!

Jane A.

23 September 2021

Thanks Alex, great tour as always

Dorly W.

22 September 2021

Amazing sights, great tour. Highly recommended!

Michaela (Austria) M.

22 September 2021

Loved this tour! So much beauty around us - the art works, the buildings, the parks - just so much to see and take in! Thanks, Alex, for picking this wonderful route and for choosing artworks that also allow the imagination to run free and for giving enough space for our own interpretations. Very enjoyable pace, perfectly prepared guide - thank you!

J B.

22 September 2021

An interesting extended tour of the art in yhe Docklands. Thank you Alex. I can't wait for part 2.


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