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Dandenong Market Street Food Tours

Dandenong market Street Food Tours are back!

Feed your adventurous side at Dandenong Market’s Street Food Tour!

Dandenong Market welcomes more than 156 nationalities. Our 200+ traders represent many of these cultures working together in harmony. We’re proud to be home to a rich cultural tapestry where you can eat the most authentic street food in Melbourne.
 
Bring a foodie friend and experience flavours of the world that are only found under our roof.
 
Come and connect with different cultures.
 
Our talented tour guide will introduce you to the most popular food hot spots where you will enjoy plenty of tasty samples. Thus no two tours are the same!
 
Arrive hungry, leave full!
 

Street Food Tours are perfect for:

  • Adventurous people that love all things food!
  • Foodies passionate about authentic street food
  • People that want to experience cultures from around the world
  • Budding chefs wanting some inspiration in the kitchen!
  • Those looking for family activities in Melbourne!
  • Group activities in Melbourne.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

When: Dandenong Market Street Food Tours run on select Tuesday, Fridays and Saturdays.

Duration: Dandenong Market Street Food Tours begin at 10.30am and run for 90 minutes.
 
Cost: Dandenong Market Street Food Tours range from $10 per person.
  • $25 for adults
  • $10 for seniors, children (under 15), students and residents of the City of Greater Dandenong (proof required)
 
Groups: Private and tailored tours are available on request (max 12 per tour).
 
Booking: Booking is essential. Call Dandenong Market Office on 03 9701 3850 or email info@dandenongmarket.com.au for more information. Book here.
 
Goodies: All participants receive a Dandenong Market eco shopping bag as well as plenty of delicious tastings
 
Allergy advice: As our traders serve authentic recipes the food samples may include nuts, eggs, dairy, gluten, raw fish and/or other products.
 
Accessibility: The Dandenong Market Street Food Tours are walking tours throughout the Market. We can accommodate specific needs such as individuals with limited mobility or vision impairment. We request you contact us dto discuss your specific needs so that we can accommodate you.
 
Getting there: Please make sure that you arrive outside the Management Office at 40 Cleeland Street Dandenong by 10:20am for a 10:30am start

Bus and tour groups

Bus and tour groups are warmly welcomed to Dandenong Market

Tour operators should contact Dandenong Market to discuss your specific needs and requirements.

To arrange a visit please contact Market Management on
03 9701 3850 or via info@dandenongmarket.com.au.

 

Information for tour guides and bus drivers

When: Dandenong Market is open Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
 
Parking: Coach parking is available at 40 Cleeland Street, outside the Dandenong Market Management Office.
 
Accessibility: Dandenong Market is accessibility-friendly with ramps to the underground car park. Further, an elevator is also available. Accessible toilets are also available for visitors.

 

School groups

Dandenong Market welcomes all school groups to visit the Market as an excursion.

The Market is the ideal destination for kids of all ages to learn about fresh food and produce. A tour presents the opportunity to experience the different cultures of the people and foods that make up the Market. Students can discover the role the Market has played in the history of Dandenong as well as how to make healthy food and lifestyle choices.
 
All students visiting Dandenong Market as part of a school group will receive:
  • A piece of fruit supplied by a Dandenong Market trader.
 
To arrange a school visit:
  • Please download the School Group Information Pack and complete the enclosed booking form.
  • Any questions, please email us at info@dandenongmarket.com.au or 03 9701 3850.

Download Information Pack for School Tours

RESOURCES FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS

1. Download Market Guide for Secondary School Students

2. Download Market Guide for Primary School Students

3. Download Kids Activity Pack (for younger students)

4. Download Dandenong Market Art Tour

5. Download Dandenong Market Art Tour Questions for Secondary School Students

Self-guided tours

Markets are for exploring

Everyone from around the world feels at home here, so you will too. It’s like strolling around a souk, meandering through a hawkers market or blending into a bazaar. Dandenong Market has six main areas:

  • Fruit & Veg: fresh, local and organic, seasonal and exotic.
  • Meat, Fish & Deli: specialist cuts of meat, seafood, spices, dips, olives and cheese.
  • The Pantry: nuts, freshly baked bread and confectionary and world food.
  • Market Square: a hawker’s market of world street food cooked for you as you watch.
  • The Bazaar: a shopping mecca of clothing, shoes, jewellery, handbags and toys.
  • The Terrace: delicious pub food in our outdoor dining area. 

We have created a self-guided tour which highlights our market traders. Download the Self-Guided Tour below.

Download Self-Guided Tour

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Parking: There is plenty of cheap parking available at Dandenong Market. This includes 1000 parking spaces and ample undercover parking. The car park can be accessed from Clow Street or King Street. Charges and time limits apply.
 
Disabled parking areas: There are accessible parking spaces located in all car parks off Clow Street and King Street. The multi-level car park has lift and ramp access is available. The 12 accessible parking spaces are free providing you provide the correct sticker.
 
Toilets: There are public toilets at the south end of the Market in the The Bazaar, and at the north end of the Market in the Meat, Fish and Deli Hall.
 
Market map: Market directories are available from the Market Management office. Find the Management office at 40 Cleeland Street.
 
Free water refills: Find Drinking fountains for bottle refills in Market Square.
 
Market bags: Purchase Reusable market bags can from the Market Management office. Market trolleys are available from a number of market traders in The Bazaar.

 

Art Tour

The surprising new home of Melbourne’s street art

Dandenong Market is the new home of Melbourne street art. transforming into an 8000 metre square gallery of modern street art.
 
Renowned street artists have already made their mark at the Market. This includes celebrated muralist and fine artist Heesco, designer and artist Bonsai, former illustrator as well as large-scale muralist Kaff-Eine and emerging artist Kenz
 
We have created a self-guided tour of the art featured at Dandenong Market.

Download Art Tour

ARTWORKS AT DANDENONG MARKET

Year of the Wolf: Five panel mural by street artist Heesco. 

A Colourful Past: Mural replicating historical photograph by artist Heesco.

Rising Phoenix: Large-scale mural by street artist Bonsai.

Childhood Dream: Three-level artwork by emerging artist Kenz.

To Market, To Market: Mural of cattle driving through Dandenong town to market by Kaff-Eine.

In Bloom: an artwork inspired by Australia’s flora, by Heesco.

M is for Market: Bronze sculpture on concrete plinth by sculptur Anne Ross.

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