Multicultural Markets of Melbourne Tour

The markets of Melbourne 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 of this amazing city.


  • Get to know Melbourne's culinary culture with a visit to the city’s most famous market, the Queen Victoria Market

  • Sample some of the delicacies on offer and chat to the friendly vendors

  • Learn how Melburnians shop and eat from your local foodie guide

  • Learn the fascinating history of the Queen Vic Markets and why their multicultural food reflects Australia’s diverse society

Local English-speaking guide
Variety of specially curated local and international food tastings
Famous Melbourne coffee
Additional food and drinks
Tips/gratuities for your guide
Important Information
What is included in the tour?

Local English-speaking guide, a variety of specially curated local and international food tastings, a famous Melbourne coffee

What isn't included in the tour?

Additional food and drinks, tips/gratuities for your guide

Where do we meet?

Outside the Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Where does the tour end?

Queen Victoria Market

What is the duration of the tour?

2.5 hours

What is the minimum group size for the private tour?

The private 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.

Are there any Covid-19 vaccination requirements?

While we strongly recommend that all travellers are vaccinated against COVID-19 to reduce the risk of transmission and avoid putting undue strain on healthcare services, vaccinations are not a requirement to join an Urban Adventures tour. For further information, please review COVID-19 Health & Safety at

What if I can't find my guide?

If you have any issues on the day of your tour, please call +61 3 8672 6442.

Can I cancel my tour?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.


On this tour, we'll celebrate the local foodie culture at the famous Queen Victoria Market, the largest open-air market in Australia. With your local host and intimate group, you’ll discover the best of Melbourne’s bustling markets and multicultural community. Learn about local gastronomic culture as well as the history and culinary traditions that are unique to the city. We’ll visit the market in the morning hours before the rush. This will allow you time 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. Hear about how immigration has been a driving force in Melbourne which gives the city such a unique vibe. After the tour continue shopping on your own or ask your guide for some ideas of how to spend your afternoon.

Multicultural Markets of Melbourne Tour
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