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“Don't miss Rusty's” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rusty's Market

Rusty's Market
Ranked #27 of 118 things to do in Cairns
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London, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Don't miss Rusty's”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Rusty's offers a great atmosphere and is well structured. There is plenty of choice for self-caterers, but also cooked food for breakfast or lunch and accessories. It was great to see local food, try food with all natural ingredients or just enjoy a fresh juice. People at the stalls are friendly and smiling. The experience was much better than Sydney's Paddy's Market in the CBD (food wise) due to its alternative touch and live music. Worth a visit!

Visited July 2014
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Mudgee, Australia
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“Great weekend fruit markets.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Spent a great Sunday morning browsing the markets. So many fresh produce, hot food, clothing and jewellery stalls. Bought some lovely tropical fruit at such a low price.

Visited May 2014
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Perth, Australia
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“great fruit markets”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

Heaps of fruit to choose from, other "markety" stalls such as jewellery, clothes and some hot food stalls. quite a number of stalls and very busy good place to go to get fresh fruit

Visited July 2014
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Wollongong, Australia
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“Great for fresh fruit and vege if you are self catering”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

These are pretty much a fruit and vege market. If you expect more than that you will be disappointed. Having said that the quality, range and price for the produce is excellent and it is well worth a visit to stock up if you are self catering. Also worth visiting the stalls selling cooked food - had the best port buns whilst we were there.

A word of warning about the car park - there aren't many spaces, it is quite cramped and there doesn't seem to be a lot change over of cars. You probably won't need more than an hour at the markets - suggest you park on the street if you can find a space.

Visited July 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“90% is fruit/veg, minimal shopping”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

Still a tick off list item when visiting Cairns but don't expect something large with lots of stalls & goods to browse. 90% is fruit & veg, a few coffee / snack shops (nice Hare Krishna stall with beautiful pastries, pies) only a small few stalls offering goods but every 2nd stall of a non food item is of the same thing (mainly pearls, jewellery). 2hr free parking (drive slightly past the fruit & veg & entrance is on left hand side). If you get a park on street in front of market,it's metered parking from 8:30am. Opens 6:30am, we arrived 7:40am left @ 8:15am & got free parking. Don't expect to spend more than 1 hr there.

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