Join me in discovering Melbourne's neighborhood markets from a local’s perspective. Learn how the markets are unique to our city with my own personal insight, interact with the vendors I have hand-picked and taste their mouth-watering local produce. We start at centrally located Southern Cross station and depending on the day we may visit the Queen Victoria Market, the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere, or the city's oldest market, South Melbourne Market. All of these markets showcase our multi-cultural society and boast a history and importance to Melbourne's local way of life. We will take the tram to the market, unhurriedly introducing each vendor, who explains the passion behind their food and a rare insight into their history, all with plenty of samples to match the enthusiasm. After reveling in the buzz of the markets, learning the history, we end with a drink or delicious Gelato where we will happily give you plenty of recommendations to enjoy the rest of your stay in Melbourne..(along with a full belly)
Kellie & Team
Some of my favourite childhood memories were of wandering the markets with my father, meeting people from all walks of life and indulging in some of the tasty treats on offer. Thirty years on, I, like most Melbournians, still visit the local markets to pick up fresh fruit and veg, a delicious snack for lunch or a locally roasted coffee. Now managing the awesome Urban Adventures team, we have built up wonderful relationships with local vendors whose food, stories and rich history we love to share with you. With us you will discover the ways the markets are leading the way for sustainability and experience the amazing sense of community that we have in Melbourne. We look forward to sharing some of our favourite foods with you and guiding you through the swathe of smells, sights and sounds of the market.
Samples and Tastings from a hand picked selection of our favourite vendors (minimum 6 tastings included)
1 x Coffee, or 1 x Beer, Wine or soft drink, depending on which market we visit
Depending on the day we will visit either Queen Victoria Market or South Melbourne Market. We will visit a hand selection of local vendors and enjoy a sample of various local and international cuisines which all make up our multi cultural heritage. Our guides will also discuss the markets rich history, Melbourne's multiculturalism and finish with a drink or mouth watering Gelato.
Depending on the market of the day a MYKI transport card may be required. We suggest waiting until the day and if required the guide will advise how to buy. The cost is approx $15 for a card and day pass.
Depending on the market of the day a MYKI transport card may be required. We suggest wait until the day and if required the guide will advise how to buy. The cost isapprox $15 for a card and day pass