Melbourne - The Coolest Street in the World

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The Coolest Street in the World

Fri, 1 Oct
(3 reviews)
Collingwood, Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
45 mins

About the tour

Melbourne’s Smith Street, a lively strip famous for its hip restaurants, wine bars, vintage stores and live music scene, has been named "the Coolest Street in the World" in global ranking. Entertainment and culture site, Time Out, surveyed cities around the world to come up with a list of 30 of the world’s coolest streets and Smith Street won the top prize. In Smith Street you find a mixture of rowdy footie pubs to refined wine bars, vinyl record stores, Vietnamese bakeries, gay venues, a spice emporium and an award winning kebab shop. The suburb of Collingwood has a long, proud and chequered history of giving the middle finger to authority. Come along to hear about the sordid side of Smith Street, check out the eclectic eateries and live music venues, experience the "coolest street in the world".

Meet Susanna


Susanna is an avid reader of historical detective novels, a radio producer, civil celebrant, over-worked grandmother and, for fun, she reconstructs Ancient Roman recipes. For over 30 years she taught adults, particularly women, in the technical aspects of radio broadcasting and film production, or how to get out there and just do it. She's also been a social worker, a consulting psychologist, stage actor and barmaid. Susanna is a proud descendant of 19th century convicts, republicans and revolutionaries and still wants to be a time-traveller.

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

Marilyn P.

10 July 2021

An interesting walk along Smith Street with Susanna and Billy T. Great to see a lot of people out enjoying themselves on such a cold night. Well done to you both for braving the chill! These are the types of tours that encourage tourists to visit some of the great spots in Melbourne.

Tasos K.

09 July 2021

Nice tour

Jenny C.

09 July 2021

I loved hearing the history of Smith St. I never knew it was the first street out of the city. Collingwood has a very rich history.

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