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Melbourne: A Foodie's Guide to Footscray Small Group Tour

Urban Adventures Melbourne

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Join a food-loving local guide and get to know the multicultural suburb of Footscray through its delicious food. From Vietnamese to Italian sweets, you’ll taste your way through the neighbourhood, learning about what makes the area so special along the way.

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Stop At: Footscray Market, corner of Hopkins & Leeds Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia

On the days the market is open we will take in the sights and smells of the market in action and observe the locals doing their shopping. We will also take you to our favourite spot for a gorgeous view of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Footscray Market, corner of Hopkins & Leeds Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia

We will visit the Vietnamese bakery. Vietnamese banh mi is a firm favourite among locals and we take you to the best, most authentic place in Melbourne to try one. Your guide will be on hand to help you order it the ‘local way.’

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: T. Cavallaro & Sons, 98 Hopkins St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia

T. Cavallaro & Sons is a family-run business and a Melbourne institution, slinging cannoli to the people of Footscray for over 60 years! As well as getting to sample their delicious products you will get to hear their story and discover the passion that these local businesses have for their beloved suburb of Footscray.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011 Australia

At the Footscray Community Arts Centre, you will get to see local Indigenous art and hear about how they are an amazing support for the local community.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, 214-218 Nicholson St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia

At the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, we take in the incredible street art murals on the side of the building and hear about the amazing work the centre does support the refugee and migrant community of Footscray. Hear about a famous Australian politician who helped pave the way for refugees and migrants to call Australia home.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Please be aware that Melbourne is known for having 4 seasons in a day so it is recommended to have appropriate clothing. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • This is a child-friendly tour. 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.
  • We can accommodate most dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We encourage sustainability and advise you to bring your own reusable water bottle and coffee cup if you have one.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
  • Local, English-speaking guide
  • Sicilian cannoli
  • Coffee at one of our favourite local stops
  • $1 per person donation to the local community organisations visited on this tour
  • Sample of Vietnamese bahn mi
  • Entry/Admission - Footscray Market
  • Entry/Admission - T. Cavallaro & Sons
  • Entry/Admission - Footscray Community Arts Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

  • Optional gratuity
  • Other food and drinks

Departure Point
Footscray Station, 50 Irving St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia

Departure Time
10:00 AM

2 hours

Return Details
Footscray VIC 3011, Australia

Voucher Info
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7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.