Celebrate the local foodie culture in Melbourne’s multicultural markets on a three-hour private walking tour. With your local host, you’ll discover the best of Melbourne’s bustling markets. Learn about local gastronomic culture, as well as the history and culinary traditions that are unique to the city.
We’ll ride to the market on the local tram, in the morning hours when the crowds at the market are thinner. This will allow you to interact with the vendors, as you gain rare insight into the history of the city and how the character of Melbourne has developed. Melbourne's oldest markets are packed with stories, and we’ll include plenty of samples, tastings and time for you to explore, so you can get the true experience.
On this private Melbourne tour, we’ll also uncover hidden historical buildings, and pop into a selection of specially chosen boutiques that showcase local designers and artists.
By the time your tour finishes, the markets will have come fully to life as locals arrive for freshly sourced lunches and to do their grocery shopping. The cafés, bars and shops stay open throughout the afternoon, and you’ll be free to explore more fully after the tour concludes. Continue shopping on your own, or head back to your hotel for a rest before your evening in Melbourne.
(If you’d prefer to travel as part of a regular group experience, please book our Multicultural Markets of Melbourne group tour.)
This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, 12+ food tastings, beer or soft drink at a local pub.
Exclusions: Tram 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.
Dress standard: Please wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather conditions on the day. Keep in mind that Melbourne’s weather can be unpredictable. This tour will run rain, hail or shine.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.