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Fitzroy True Crime Walking Tour

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  • 2 hours (approx.)
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  • Offered in: English


Take a walk through Melbourne's seedy side on a true crime tour of Fitzroy, once the city’s most dangerous and notorious district. Feel transported back to the turn of the 20th century while a historian guide shares the dark deeds of thieves, murderers, gang bosses, pimps, and other scoundrels who once stalked the streets. Meet these hardened criminals through a booklet with historic photos that bring the chilling stories to life.
  • Discover the shady history of Fitzroy, Melbourne's former crime district
  • Walk past one-time brothels, gang hot spots, and the sites of shocking crimes
  • Let by local historian and author Michael Shelford for an expert retelling of real crimes
  • Easily accessible neighborhood is just a short tram ride from Melbourne's CBD

What's Included

  • A tour booklet featuring photos of the characters discussed along the way.

    Departure & Return

    Departure Point

    • 51 Brunswick St, 51 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia

      We meet at the Workers Club Hotel, 51 Brunswick St, Fitzroy.

    Departure Time

    1:00 PM

    Return Details

    • 182 Fitzroy St, 182 Fitzroy St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia

      The tour finishes at 182 Fitzroy St, only 300m from where we started.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
    Operated by Melbourne Historical Crime Tours

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

    Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Fitzroy True Crime Walking Tour?

    A:The policies on sanitization are:
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use

    Q:What is the social distancing policy during Fitzroy True Crime Walking Tour?

    A:The policy on social distancing is:
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

    Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Fitzroy True Crime Walking Tour?

    A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands

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    Product code: 44202P2