Melbourne Dumpling Walking Tour

Treat your taste buds to some of Melbourne's finest dumplings on this 3 hour culinary tour of delicious dumpling houses!

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Duration
Duration
3 hrs
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
6:00 pm
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Not included
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
Low
Languages
Languages
English
Meals
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What's Included

  • A sharing plate at each of the dumpling houses
  • Tasting guidance through each menu
  • Guided historical walk through Melbourne
  • Learn about the Asian influence in Melbourne 

What's excluded

  • Beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Hotel transfers
  • Trams in central Melbourne are free

WHAT TO EXPECT

Join a delicious tour of dumpling treasures in Melbourne. Learn all about how dumplings are made from our local guide and get some tips on how to eat these little parcels of delight. A definite trip for dumpling lovers!


You'll spend the evening exploring the history and flavours of Chinatown on a 3-hour walking food tour. Meet your guide in central Melbourne and head to the Chinatown gates and be sure to bring your appetite!

 

There's nothing Melbourne locals like more than a plate of yummy dumplings! But where to go? There's so much choice! This tour will give you a taste of several dumpling houses, that can be found throughout the city and each of them have their own special character... after which, you should be able to pick your favourite!

 

Visit 4 dumpling houses

On this 3 hour tour, you will visit 4 venues in the central city that serve delicious dumplings. Get ready to discover a range of different dumplings at Melbourne's most authentic places. As a bonus, you will learn all about Melbourne’s history, architecture and the strong influence the Chinese community has had since the gold rush days. This tour involves walking a distance of about 1.5 km.

 

An expert guide

Your expert guide will introduce you to a collection of different dumplings at some of Melbourne's most authentic restaurants. They will teach you about where dumplings originate from, how they are made and how best to eat them, It is a very local experience and we believe the tour includes some of the best dumplings in town. Your taste buds will not regret it! 

 

Melbourne and Chinese immigration 

Melbourne is home to a large Chinese community. The Chinese settlers began immigrating in the 1850s during the gold rush era in Victoria. Ships sailed from Hong Kong to Australia, all in the hope of reaching the "New Gold Mountain". From there Chinatown (on Little Bourke Street) grew and has made Melbourne's Asian cuisine what it is today!

 

Melbourne Chinatown 
Chinatown is a distinctive and well known area in Melbourne. It is the longest continuous Chinese settlement in the western world and one of the oldest Chinatowns in the Southern Hemisphere. It is a network of small alleyways filled with hidden treasure that connect Bourke Street and Lonsdale Street.

 

Please note

  • Departure point: Corner Flinders Lane & Elisabeth St, Melbourne (outside the Persian Grill).
  • Fixed departure time: 6 pm
  • Tour duration: 3 hours
  • Walking distance: 2 km

 

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  • Tours operate in most weather conditions. Tours do not operate in conditions of torrential rain and extreme heat. If the rain radar shows torrential rain (red bands of rain) approaching Melbourne CBD within 2 hours of the tour, every effort will be made to contact customers and reschedule or provide a refund. In conditions over 40 degrees, customers will be given the opportunity to reschedule or provide a refund.

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In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • Cancellations or changes more than 24 hours before departure: no fee
  • Cancellations or changes within 24 hours of departure: 100% of the cost


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