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Melbourne - Culture Down Under: An Introduction to Australia's Culture Capital

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Culture Down Under: An Introduction to Australia's Culture Capital

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(204 reviews)
Melbourne Arts Precinct, Melbourne, Australia
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Did you know that Melbourne was voted the world's most livable city for 7 years in a row? Come join Alexander on an exciting journey, in which he shares many more interesting facts about Australia's arts, culture and sport capital. We will be exploring Melbourne's famous Arts Precinct and learning more about how Melbourne became known as Australia's Art Hub. Alexander is also looking forward to Australianizing you by teaching you some Aussie slang and culture tips! So make yourself extra comfortable, and teleport with me down under to one of the world's most fascinating and loved cities!


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 45 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

Beryl M.

23 June 2021

Here's another guide who loves his home town and is proud to share it with his friends on Heygo! Loved the tour.

Mary M W.

22 June 2021

❤❤❤❤

Pee B.

22 June 2021

Great tour of my favorite country in the while wide world. Can't wait to return. I loved Melbourne which was my first stop. Alex is a terrific and knowledgeable guide and entertaining too

Jill M.

22 June 2021

Alex's tour of Melbourne highlights was, in a word : Wonderful ...

L M.

22 June 2021

Wow! I learned so much. Thank you for being so polite and likeable x


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