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African Foodie Trail - Footscray

Product ID: 261547
Explore Footscray on a journey through its African culture. With a population of over 5000 African descendants, it is the perfect place to try some authentic bread, buy spices, and get your hands on original Ethiopian coffee.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 11:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided walk through Foostcray with an African guide
  • Taste authentic and traditional food
  • Sit down to a meal with a variety of dishes
Full description
Meet at the Footscray Train Station on Irving Street, where your guide will be waiting to begin this African food tour.

Start the walking tour by visiting a cafe and sampling some traditional food and tea while the guide talks you through their own African history and answers your questions. You will then make various stops at local African stores.

The last stop on the tour will be at a local restaurant, popular for its African cuisine. Sit down for a meal, during which you will hear more stories from your guide and information about the food. You will definitely not leave the tour hungry.
Includes
  • All food and drinks (non alcoholic) ordered by the guide
  • Two sit-down meals with traditional tea at one and traditional coffee at the other
  • A 3-hour guided tour through Foostcray
What’s Not Included
  • Alcohol
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Bottled water
  • Weather protection

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Footscray Train Station on Irving Street; Hopkins St & Irving St, Footscray VIC 3011.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Meet at 11.25am for an 11.30pm start outside the Footscray Station on Irving Street. The aim is to finish lunch by about 2.30 pm, however sometimes tour does run over depending on the interest of the group. Please ensure your online waiver has been signed (please find the link in confirmation email)
• If you have any questions or need directions on the day please call the supplier on 1800 667 791. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. The best place to park your car is in the Footscray Market parking lot with a maximum per day fee of $6