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Rusty's Market Foodlovers Tour

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Stop At: Rusty's Market, 57-89 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

Travelers will get a guided tour through Rusty's market with at least 7 food tastings (suitable for vegetarians). The history of Rusty's Market, including its founder Rusty Rees, will be explored. The history of the markets in the context of Chinatown history will be described. Travelers will hear about the passion behind the chefs/owners of the cooked food/drink and fresh produce stalls, meeting some of them and hearing about what goes into the food creations. Food tastings include a variety which could include fresh coconut, gourmet coffee, pastries, arancini balls, local honey, local in-season fruit, and sugar cane juice.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like to try to do new things. I had so much fun at Rusty’s Market Foodlovers Tour. Meeting new people and walking inside the market to try some yummy foods and drinks. At the end of the tour I’m full. I also learned something....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Georgia B, Owner at Cairns Urban Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Explorer681040 for your review of the Rusty's Market Foodlovers Tour. It is a really fun tour and great to share with others who love to obsess over quality and delicious food made with love and the best of ingredients.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a lovely time at the markets on Georgia's tour. As a Cairns local who shops at the markets, I thought I was familiar with Rusty's. Georgia opened my eyes to new tastes and stall specialties I'd never even noticed on my fruit and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Georgia B, Owner at Cairns Urban Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you JacquiMaree for your review. I am so delighted to be able to show locals who have not experienced the extent of the super food made by passionate chefs with global experience for us through locals as fresh, exquisitely tasty, and affordable food. We...More

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