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Melbourne: A Foodie’s Guide to Footscray Walking Tour

Melbourne: A Foodie’s Guide to Footscray Walking Tour

From US$ 60.07 per person

Explore diverse and multicultural Footscray with its rich history and try a Vietnamese Banh Mi and Sicilian Cannoli as you discover the incredible local community here.

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Duration 2 hours
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Wheelchair accessible
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  • Explore the multicultural suburb of Footscray and learn about its international history
  • Try a fresh Vietnamese Bahn Mi and traditional Sicilian Cannoli.
  • Discover the strong sense of community in Footscray
  • Visit the local arts center and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
  • Sip on a coffee at one of the best local venues
Full description
Discover the recently named 13th coolest suburb in the world, Footscray, and explore the diverse suburb through all the amazing food on offer. Treat your tastebuds to a freshly prepared Banh Mi sandwich and a traditional Sicilian cannoli for a sweet treat. Visit the lively market and learn more about the heritage-rich suburb and its community.  Footscray has undergone significant changes in the last 150 years and waves of migration have led to Footscray becoming one of the most diverse suburbs in Australia which is evident through the amazing food on offer. From Vietnamese Bahn Mi to Sicilian Cannoli, this tour is definitely a treat for the taste buds. As you walk around the neighbourhood you will learn about the history and demographic of the area and take in some amazing street art and views of the city. Make visits to the lively Footscray Market and down to the banks of the Maribyrnong River. Learn about the amazing non-profits and social enterprises supporting the local community and the passion that the locals have for their neighborhood. This tour is accessible for all including those with mobility impairments and wheelchairs.
  • Local, English-speaking guide
  • Vietnamese Bahn Mi
  • Sicilian Cannoli
  • Coffee at one of the best local venues
  • 1 per person donation to the local community organizations visited on this tour
  • Additional food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Outside Footscray Train Station, 37 Irving Street, Footscray, VIC 3011 (near main entrance steps) Google maps link:

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • The price of the tour includes a $1 donation per person to the local community organizations visited on the tour
  • This is a child-friendly tour and children under the age of 6 may join the tour free of charge, but please let us know at the time of booking
  • This tour can accommodate most dietary restrictions if notified in advance
  • In the event that one of the planned venues will not be able to accommodate the group, a suitable alternative will be offered
Customer reviews

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4.3 /5

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November 23, 2022

This is such a fascinating area of Melbourne. We would never have know the history of the immigrants in this city without this adventure. We learned so much on this tour. Tristen did a terrific job and the food samples were so interesting, especially the coffee ceremony.

October 21, 2022

Great informative walk with coffee and food! Perfect way to get out of the CBD and experience more of the local vibe.

September 15, 2022

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