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No Fixed Address City Tours - City by the Yarra

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No Fixed Address City Tours

Starting at Victoria Park station, this tour takes you from the bustling streets of Abbotsford into tranquillity and serenity.

Learn about the history of Collingwood football ground and how the stadium served as a relief and distraction from the dire living and working conditions of the great depression. As you head down to Dights falls and walk along Melbourne's famous river learn more about the history of the river, the role the river has played throughout the years and more about indigenous culture.

Halfway stop at Abbotsford Convent where you can take in some beautiful architecture and learn about the ever evolving function of the convent over the years. Also there is a guest speaker to talk to the group about a local social enterprise - lentil as anything which is a unique restaurant set up where they ask people to pay what they feel.

After a 20-25 minute break here the walk continues on to some incredible views of the city, a great photo opportunity of the iconic skipping girl and then finally finish up a local independent micro-brewery.

Price & booking

Price

$40.00

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Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 24/02/17 - 30/12/18

    Fri/Sat/Sun: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Tour highlights:
  • Abbotsford convent

Tour operator

No Fixed Address City Tours are a unique social impact walking tour company delivering walks 'off the beaten path' and into the real Melbourne through routes of the inner suburbs.

Customers are given an insight into every day life as a Melburnian and through the eyes and experiences of a true local. As No Fixed Address' guides are from the streets, they are able to comment on not only the history of the city, but also delve into the impacts of historical events that affected Melbourne's society.

The walking tours aim to tell the stories that are not seen on postcards, brochures, or travel shows.

No Fixed Address run the City by the Yarra tour and Pride of Old Fitzroy tour. Each walk is rich in cultural and social history, diverse in old and modern architecture, offer customers an abundance of photo opportunities, reveal unknown and fascinating stories, showcase local talented artists through street art, appeal to nature lovers and sports enthusiasts.

No Fixed Address City Tours are a tour company for everyone.

No other tour operator provides tours on these walking routes.

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  • Tourism Council Australia