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Sustainable Melbourne Tour

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What to Expect
You will meet your local Melbourne guide at the entrance (Flinders Street) of the ACMI - Australian Centre for the Moving Image building at Federation Square at 10am. From here you will be given an outline of the tour and then progress down to Birrarung Marr aka the shore of the Yarra River. From here you will be given an insight into pre colonised Melbourne.

As we wander along the Birrarung you'll be introduced to sustainable urban design and architectural elements not known to many of the local Melburnian's who walk past daily. We will discuss what local governments are doing to help create a more comfortable and appealing urban environment for all to enjoy and visually see how they are starting to shape our future. From here we will board a tram and head out to some of Melbourne's most eclectic inner city neighbourhoods to visit inspiring local businesses doing a world of good. 

After a short coffee break, you will be introduced to some of the change makers helping not only Melbourne, but the world to become a more socially balanced, accepting and safer place. You will have the opportunity to browse locally made products, as well as products made from materials that would otherwise be in landfill. We will then board the tram one last time and head towards one of the worlds most inspiring urban green spaces.

We will conclude the tour with a stroll along a gorgeous green passage where you will experience local bird and plant life. You will be given introduction to our last stop, which you will then be able to enjoy for as long as you desire. There will be lunch, as well as drinks and snacks available for purchase from a delicious organic cafe and supermarket, as well as the opportunity to explore the incredible green space.
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Departure Point
ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image), Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
CERES Community Environment Park, Stewart St &, Roberts St, Brunswick East VIC 3057, Australia
Inclusions
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • A topped up Myki public transport card is required for this tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 8 September 2019

Liam's tour was just what we were looking for and a highlight of our Melbourne visit. He was flexible, with good communication and our late booking was no issue. Highlights for us were the fantastic rooftop bar Naked for Satan, meeting Koky Saly Mr BeeKeeper...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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waywardwanders, Owner at Wayward Wanders, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Julia, I'm so happy to hear how much you enjoyed The Green Tour with me last week. It's amazing to know that we were one of your highlights in Melbourne! Hope to see you on another tour in the future!

Reviewed 17 January 2019

Loved this tour, Liam was very friendly and engaging. The coffee break spaced out the tour a little bit and what a great cause to shop! I learned heaps about sustainable buildings in Melbourne and was inspired to see the amazing social enterprises in Fitzroy.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Liam G, Owner at Wayward Wanders, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Hi Chan, Thanks very much for your review. As one of our first gift voucher users, we are super thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour! Hope to see you on another tour in the future. Liam

Reviewed 12 December 2018

A fabulous 4 hours wandering around with our knowledgeable and friendly guide, Liam. Starting off in Federation Square and along the Yarra hearing some of the history of Melbourne and environmentally friendly features, we then headed to Council House one of the earlier example of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Liam G, Owner at Wayward Wanders, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Hi Julia! Thanks so much for joining our sustainability, environment and community focused tour, The Greenie Tour, and leaving us such a positive review. It's always extra special when we manage to show even the locals interesting spots they have never come across and share...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018

As a Melbourne local of 30yrs I had my eyes well and truely opened today on the "The Greenie" walking tour, Liam ran a fantastic tour teaching us all about early Melbourne & the Yarra when Batman first landed here, a missing waterfall in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Liam G, Owner at Wayward Wanders, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hi Lynda! I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed our Sunday green-themed tour last weekend. As you've described, we cover many areas of sustainability and I'm ecstatic to hear you have taken so much from this tour. Look forward to you joining us again in...More

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