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Melbourne - Queen Victoria Market: a Melbourne Icon - Part 1

Queen Victoria Market: a Melbourne Icon - Part 1

(77 reviews)
Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne, Australia
45 mins

About the tour

** Please be aware that Queen Victoria Market is a Food Market and displays animal and fish products** Get ready to loosen your belt when you visit Melbourne, the foodie's paradise. We have embraced cultures and flavours from around the world, creating a varied, vibrant food and wine industry. With an abundance of cafes, bars, restaurants and food halls in almost every city block, we are a community spoilt for choice. One of the longest-standing foodie institutions in Melbourne is the Queen Victoria Market, the largest open-air market in the Southern hemisphere with seventeen acres of fresh food! In part 1 of this tour you will be exploring the Fish Market, Wine, Fruit & Veg, and the Dairy Hall east side. Join Susanna for a morning's shopping at the Queen Victoria Market!

Meet your local guide


Susanna delights in sharing her city. Melbourne is known for its many laneways, its cultural diversity, amazing street art and as an epicentre for sports, arts and entertainment. It's also known for being the coffee capital of Australia and a foodie's paradise! Susanna, a radio producer and food blogger, is a proud descendant of 19th century convicts, republicans and revolutionaries.

Susanna has been guiding since Feb 2021

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Melbourne with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Melbourne. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Sue (Wales) -.

26 March 2021

Interesting to see the produce on offer in the market. I missed the very beginning so perhaps missed the history and locational elements which enhance a tour. Lovely lady. Thank you

Helena T.

26 March 2021

Great look around the market with so much to see.

Caroline D.

25 March 2021

It was an interesting tour seeing all the varieties of products available. Thank you

Betty L.

25 March 2021

Love the scallops end lobster!!! Huge!!!

Joe G.

25 March 2021

I enjoyed the market tour very much. It was interesting to view the produce and meats at various food booths.

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