Wayward Wanders is an ethically minded Melbourne walking tour company with strong social and environmental values.
Wayward Wanders take curious minded guests away from the typical tourist attractions and expose them to an alternative side of Melbourne they may never knew it existed. You will venture outside of the city centre to the cultural hotspot neighbourhoods like Fitzroy and Collingwood, where the real alternative Melbourne exists.
Their tours have a strong focus on Aboriginal history and culture, the environment, community issues, innovative business and politics, and showcase incredible street art, inspiring community projects and cultural hotspots.
10 per cent of all profits made are donated to local charities, social enterprises and community groups.
Basic Cultural and Theme Tours Disabled access available Half Day or Less Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours
The Alternative tour takes guests on a cultural journey through Melbourne’s most eclectic and alternative inner city neighbourhoods of Fitzroy and Collingwood. You will wander the back streets and lanes, where you will discover hidden local cultural icons.
The tour features: street art, graffiti, politics, urban gardening, local music history, protest culture, local Aboriginal history and much more.
Discover the green side of Melbourne on this unique environment and community focused tour. Learn how Melbourne, its communities and its individuals are a lead force in sustainable living practices, social innovation and positive change.
The Greenie tour will introduce guests to environmentally and socially positive projects that are shaping our city of the future, and discuss the benefits they are providing for the community. You will visit social enterprises, urban gardens, reclaimed spaces and significant sustainability focused locations that inspire us all towards a better future. However, at the same time, the tour will also discuss the problems that Melbourne is facing and are frank in identifying where it needs improvement.
The Greenie Tour features Aboriginal land care, agriculture and sustainability practices, greenie politics, sustainable living, urban gardening, creative and innovative businesses, social enterprise, sustainable architecture and much more.