Take a 1.5 hour tour around Frankston’s city centre and experience some of Melbourne’s freshest street art.
With your hot drink in hand, visit more than 20 mammoth murals around the city centre. With pieces from renown street art artists such as Smug, PichiAvo, DVATE, Vesod, Peata Ead, Phat1 and Lady Diva, you will be absolutely fascinated by the stories and inspiration that are now part of Frankston’s inner core.
The city centre’s urban landscape began to transform with The Big Picture Fest launch in 2018, bringing some of the world’s best street artists to Frankston. Painting over the course of a week, they brought a huge jolt of colour to the central core. Annually, The Big Picture Fest has brought more and more international, national and local artists to Frankston, creating an outdoor gallery of more than 20 murals for everyone to enjoy.
Tours cost only $15 per person, which includes coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Street Art Tours will be limited to small groups respecting current social distancing guidelines.
Please note that bookings must be made in advance.
Tours run fortnightly on select dates:
Saturday 27 June – FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 12 July
Saturday 25 July
Sunday 6 September
Saturday 19 September
Sunday 4 October
Saturday 17 October
Sunday 1 November
Friday 6 November
Saturday 14 November
Sunday 29 November
Friday 4 December
Saturday 5 December
Sunday 13 December
Friday 8 January
Saturday 9 January
Sunday 17 January
Saturday 30 January
Additional dates may be available by searching in the booking tool.
Credit card bookings can be made at visitfrankston.com. EFTPOS and cash bookings are accepted at the Frankston Visitor Information Centre at 7N Pier Promenade on the Frankston Waterfront.
Frankston is located within one hour of the Melbourne CBD. Street Art Tours can be easily accessed by car or public transport. The Frankston train line runs directly Flinders Street Station; the Street Art Walking Tours’ starting point is a short walk from Frankston Train Station.
Russell I: Eyes Wide Open – What a Sight – There are some very talented street artists works to be viewed on this terrific walking tour through the laneways and streets of Frankston. All within a comfortable distance starting from the Frankston Library. Be guided by very knowledgeable tour guides who explain information on each art work and the artists. Highly recommended for anyone interested in the street art scene.michelleb: Today I went on the Street Art Walking Tour in Frankston, absolutely blown away at the quality and quantity of art in the back lanes and alleys of Frankston. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and explained the varying artists and artwork so we could get the full appreciation of what we were looking at, would highly recommend this tour 1 1/2 hours plus right near the beach and wonderful places to eat & drink at the end of the tour, do yourself a favour and book a tour today.
JudithM: “Our guide Sue from the Centre clearly loves showing off these secrets which are created by local and international artists and pop up in the most unexpected places- many with a socially sensitive message – others with just a burst of colourful intensity.”
Michaela C: “This tour gives a whole different perspective on Frankston. An hour and half walk. The art is amazing and coffee included too. Great way to see Frankston.”
Tishounette: “My kids took me on this tour for Mother’s Day and we all enjoyed it immensely. The artwork is spectacular and the tour guides very knowledgeable and friendly.”