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Multicultural Markets of Melbourne

Discover South Melbourne and Queen Victoria Markets

Quick Details

  • Get to know Melbourne’s culinary culture with a visit to the markets.
  • Catch a tram or train out to one of Melbourne’s eclectic multicultural markets.
  • Graze the market, graze the world as you sample over a dozen international (and some Aussie) foods.
  • Learn about the gastronomic culture, history, and traditions of the region from your local foodie host.
  • Learn about the history of markets in Australia and how their multicultural food reflects Australia’s diverse society.
Public Tour Guest Ages 6+
Private Tour Guest Ages 6+
Young Children Ages 0-5

Melbourne Market Tour Highlights

The markets of Melbourne’s neighbourhoods are buzzing, colourful reflections of the city’s soul. Half of Aussies are first- or second-generation immigrants, and this diverse cultural tapestry is on full display in its markets. Go behind the scenes, taste the food, meet the vendors, and discover the local culture on this multicultural tour.

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, 12+ food tastings, beer or soft drink at a local pub

Exclusions: Tram or train fare (a local transport pass is required for this tour — please purchase a Myki transportation card before your tour begins), additional food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide

Schedule details

  • Duration: Three hours
  • Meeting point: Queen Victoria Market, main entrance on the corner of Elizabeth St and Victoria St, under the cow and sheep picture
  • Starting time: 9.30 am
  • Ending point: At a public transport stop to take you back to the city with your Myki pass (approximately a 20-minute ride)