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Queen Victoria Market and Carlton Local Flavours Tour

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The Visitor Melbourne Tours

Get out of the city centre and explore the real heart of Melbourne. An unforgettable half-day walking and food tour that steps you behind the scenes of the prized Queen Victoria Market and the local suburb of Carlton. Discover the best of the market plus Melbourne’s Little Italy - a paradise of food and multicultural heritage. This is a relaxed, highly inclusive tour with no more than eight visitors.

Highlights: Get behind the scenes at the market, taste the food, meet the traders, discover Melbourne's local culture and learn about the history Browse and shop Melbourne's best boutiques and specialist shops. Savour top quality local flavours with tastings, lunch, coffee, soft drinks and a glass of Victorian wine all included. Remember the experience with gifts and samples.

The Visitor specialises in giving you a genuine experience of really living like a Melbourne local. Your local host is your “someone in the know” for discovering the markets, food, culture, shopping, history and people of Queen Victoria Market and our local suburb of Carlton. Step into the real Melbourne story.

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Price is per person and all inclusive. 10 per cent discount available for group bookings of six or more.

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  • Departure details: 15/01/18 - 28/02/19

    Tue: 09:30am - 02:00pm

    Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 09:30am - 02:00pm

Tour operator

The Visitor specialises in behind the scenes adventures in Melbourne's local markets, suburbs and villages. As if you were visiting an old friend in their neighbourhood, the Visitor is your ideal host for discovering Melbourne’s food and cultural treasures beyond the city centre. The Visitor offers an experience of Melbourne as the locals live it.

The Visitor Melbourne provides a regular schedule of half-day, small group foodie walking tours. Each tour is a carefully curated and highly inclusive with food, drinks, tastings and gifts. Your friendly, local host takes you to meet business owners and residents at unmissable icons such as Queen Victoria Market and South Melbourne Market and the surrounding areas. You will learn about the history of the city and how Melbourne's unique local culture has developed.

Private tours are also available and can be tailored for special interests and ideal duration.

The Visitor Melbourne caters for the culturally inquisitive, food loving traveler seeking a fresh alternative off the mainstream tourist trail. Come, be a Melburnian for a day and step into Melbourne’s story with the Visitor.

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