Since 2009, The Wynwood Walls has been a major statement in Miami's arts scene as well as an international tourist destination. The walls were originally painted to bring attention and respect to the cutting-edge, unique form art form commonly known as graffiti, or street art. The project certainly caught attention as over 50 artists from 16 countries worked together to create beautiful murals and other forms of street art on over 80,00 square feet of wall space. And, as typical of street art, the walls are always changing with new masterful additions. With so much to look at, it can be overwhelming to take on Wynwood by yourself, but don't worry! We've compiled a list of the five best Wynwood Walls art tours so you can fully appreciate Miami's famous street art.
Artist-owned and operated, Miami's Best Graffiti Guide is the only official tour company for The Wynwood Walls and has been voted Best Tour of Wynwood. They offer tours which happen to be dog-friendly at 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday as well as individual tours on foot or bike; bikes are not provided, so you will have to bring your own. Tours are offered as Solo Missions (one guest for $89), Duo Adventures (two guests for $37 each), or Squad Safaris (3-9 guests for $27 each). With these options, you'll be able to see the walls in the way that works best for you!
This one-hour guided tour of the Wynwood Walls allows you to see all of the street art while learning the meaning behind each portion of the painted wall as well as Wynwood's history, development, and the current artists. The Wynwood Walls and Street Art Tour starts at $22 per person and can be booked online through TripAdvisor.
If you like to sip on beer while looking at art, then this tour is the one for you! Explore the Wynwood Walls with a knowledgeable guide who will tell you about the current street art as well as the best bars in Wynwood. The Wynwood Art and Beer Adventure is a two-hour walking tour that comes with a complimentary drink and a break at a trendy Wynwood Brewing Company. The maximum number of guests for each tour is 12 people, and tickets are $59 per person. Art and alcohol? Count us in!
If you're unable to take a walking tour or simply want a more easy, relaxing way to see the walls, then you will definitely enjoy the Wynwood Graffiti Golf Cart Tour. During a one-hour tour, sit back in a comfortable, open-air golf cart with a tour guide telling you all about the history and current artwork in Wynwood. Tours depart at 11:00 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. and are priced at $39 per person.
This particular tour offers a more comprehensive view of Miami's arts scene as it takes you through three different art districts: Miami Midtown, the Miami Design District, and Wynwood. Guided by an expert art curator, this four-hour tour includes visits to the three arts districts, major galleries and museums, shuttle transportation, and a gourmet lunch or dinner for $85 per person. That's quite a steal if you ask us!
The Wynwood Walls is a must-see when visiting Miami. It's constantly being changed, so even locals have a reason to keep coming back! With these Wynwood Walls tours, you'll be able to see the walls while having an amazing time and learning about Wynwood's art and culture.
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