Taste-test your way around a Melbourne landmark on this guided tour of the historic Queen Victoria Market. You'll be completely immersed in the sights, sounds and smells of this much-loved institution.


Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour
Runs: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Departs at: 11am
Departs from: Queen Victoria Market, Queen Street, Melbourne
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

5 stars

Editor's summary:

‘The Queen Victoria Market is one of Melbourne’s top attractions. Explore the heritage halls with a knowledgeable guide, and enjoy an amazing variety of included tastings. A delicious sweet treat is the perfect way to end this experience, and guests take home a fabric shopping bag as a gift from the market.’

Tour highlights

  • Tour the famous market with an expert guide
  • Meet many of the market’s best loved traders and stallholders
  • Sample seafood, pasta, cheeses, cured meats, antipasto and more
  • Discover the rich history of the market precinct
  • Maximum group size: 15.

What's included

  • Guided small group walking tour
  • Friendly and expert market guide
  • Ten food tastings (more than enough for lunch!)
  • Complimentary Queen Victoria Market shopping bag
  • $5 Queen Victoria Market shopping voucher.


Adults: AUD $69pp
Children (3 to 12 years): AUD $49pp

This tour is not suitable for children under the age of three.

What you can expect

Bring your appetite as you set off on this Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour — a fun, informative and very tasty way to explore what is undoubtedly one of Melbourne’s best-loved gourmet enclaves!

As you stroll through the heritage-listed halls on this Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour, your expert guide will share some of the extensive history of the market, which dates all the way back to the late 1800s. You’ll also meet some of the best-known and much loved traders who have made the market what it is today — a true foodie destination. [More]

Throughout this Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour you’ll enjoy generous samples and tastings, including amazing specialty cheeses and cured meats, mouth-watering antipasto, handmade pasta and the freshest seafood. You’ll also enjoy a sweet treat — a freshly made gelato or perhaps the market’s signature hot jam doughnut!

This Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour is a must-do for foodie’s visiting the Victorian capital. Enjoy!

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Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

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Once your booking has been completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address, including tour departure details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed tour meeting point and departure time.

Do you have a group enquiry? Please contact us.

Unfortunately food substitutions for dietary requirements are not available, but please advise us in advance of any food allergies.

Please wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.