Melbourne: Private Foodie’s Guide to Footscray Tour

Footscray has just been named the 13th coolest suburb in the world and it is certainly one of the most unique areas of Melbourne to explore. On this walking tour you will be treated to some of the best street food and delicacies on offer anywhere in the city, ranging from Vietnamese bahn mi to Sicilian cannoli. Alongside the food you will get to know some of the locals who make Footscray the vibrant, diverse and interesting place it is. You will hear about the various community groups in the area and how many refugees and migrants have made their new start here. This tour is a truly unique look into local Melbourne life.

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  • What's included :
    • 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
    What's excluded :
    • Other food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    We'll take you for a walk through the Footscray market to see all the local produce on display. 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 a 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

  • Departure Point :
    Footscray Station, Hopkins St &, Irving St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Footscray VIC 3011, Australia
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • 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.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Urban Adventures Melbourne

Activity ID: V-5255P30

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