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discovery tour


Classic Adelaide central market discovery tour

Awarded Silver 2016 Excellence in Food Tourism, our tour  takes you on a sensory interactive gourmet experience, giving you an opportunity to eat delicious tastings that represent the premium food grown and produced in South Australia.  Tours are designed by one of South Australia's  noted food experts, Mark Gleeson. With over 30 years experience in the food tourism and hospitality industries, Gleeson’s knowledge of South Australia’s finest produce market is second to none. Meet some locals, enjoy their hospitality and discover the true South Australia.



  • Duration - 1.5 hours
  • Departs - The Providore,  Stall 66
  • Time - 9.30am
  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  
    & Saturday mornings. 
  • Cost - $65


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early risers breakfast


Adelaide Central Market - Early Risers Breakfast Tour

Food lovers are invited to tour South Australia’s culinary icon established in 1869, the Adelaide Central Market. This small group tour is serious fun for those with a passion for great food and the people who grow and supply fresh food.

Start your day with a the best market espresso, brewed tea or thick-n-rich hot chocolate. Watch the market open up over a full hot and  healthy breakfast.



  • Duration - 1.5 hours (approx)
  • Departs - The Providore,  Stall 66
  • Time - 8.30am
  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  
    & Saturday mornings. 
  • Cost - $85


Adelaide Central Market - Delicious Lunch Tour

Awarded Silver 2016 Excellence in Food Tourism, this tour uncovers the famous 150-year-old fresh produce market. Led by a local, become immersed and taste and dine your way through our multicultural and culinary South Australian history.

This small group tour is hosted by local guides and is serious fun for those with a passion for great food, and the people who grow and supply it to our tables.

After your tour, settle in for a delicious Market cafe lunch and watch the world go by.



  • Duration - 3 hours (approx)
  • Departs - The Providore,  Stall 66
  • Time - 9.30am
  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  
    & Saturday mornings. 
  • Cost - $120


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ecocaddy door 2 door


Adelaide Central Market & City Eco Caddy Tour- Door-2-Door

Collected from your CBD hotel enjoy a 30 minute pedal driven tour in a EcoCaddy. Your tour will include landscapes, architecture, and history. Your destination is the Adelaide Central Market, where your Market Guide will  take you on a sensory and interactive gourmet's experience of Adelaide’s most visited tourist attraction.

Hear the stories, taste the food and enjoy lunch from a famous market café. After you tour, your guide will return you to your Eco Caddy driver who will take you on a new route home to your CBD hotel.



  • Duration - 3 hours (approx)
  • Departs - CBD on request
  • Tuesday, Thursday & Friday mornings. 
  • Cost - $145


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collaborators Dinner Tour


Adelaide Central Market – The Collaborators Dinner Tour

TGIF "Weekend-Starter" roving wine and dine tour of the Adelaide Central Market.
"The Collaborators” is the first is a series of Australian food tourism experiences hosted by ‘Food Tours of Australia’ that capture unique food experiences and deliver treasured dining moments while on the move. Your tour host is Jean-François Gavanon, affectionately called JF.  JF’s Sommelier experience heralds a deep knowledge and understanding of pairing French and Australian wines in harmony with modern Australian dining. His 25-year food tourism experience as a successful chef and restaurateur combines his event management background with music, acting and language.
Wine and dine the best seven taste wonders of the market on this must do culinary adventure.


NOTES & inclusions

  • Duration - 2.5 hours (approx)
  • Departs from Providore, stall 66
  • Time - 5.30pm
  • Min - 4 persons
  • Pre-dinner drink (alcoholic)
  • Four course roving dining
  • Paired Wines
  • Coffee
  • One 750ml South Australian wine -  Take Home Pack per guest
  • Cost - $195 per person


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bikes. City. picnic.


Adelaide Central Market Picnic Bikes and City Sights

This tour combines the best of Adelaide's foodie culture, heritage sights, and beautiful parklands on the quickest, greenest way to get around town- bikes!  

Meet and pick up your bikes and all safety gear at Bikes SA, 53 Carrington Street, Adelaide and begin fully guided cycling ride around Adelaide– First stop? Adelaide Central Market for a guided tour and pick up your picnic lunch.  Enjoy a yummy picnic in the Parklands, hear the stories and history of the Adelaide landscape and architecture as you travel. 

The tour concludes at the Central Market.



NOTES & inclusions

  • Duration - 4 hours
  • Departs from Bikes SA - 53 Carrington St Adelaide
  • Time - 9.30am
  • Min - 6 persons
  • Hot beverage and cake
  • Delicious tastings on Market tour
  • Bike and all associated safety gear
  • Fully accompanied city bike tour
  • Picnic lunch including gourmet baguette, water, fruit and a locally made yoghurt.
  • Picnic blankets
  • BYO WET weather gear!
  • Cost - $95 per person


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explore chinatown


Explore Chinatown with the Yeow's

Tour and taste your way through Adelaide's Chinatown with celebrity family,  The  Yeow's.

Chinatown is a kaleidoscope of cultures, Asian stores and eateries. Walking beneath the Paifang that marks the entrance, the smells and its sights quickly overtake the senses. Explore Chinatown's culture, diversity, its rich history and of course the vast variety of cuisine on offer. Led by Teena Yeow (sister-in-law of Poh Ling Yeow of Masterchef fame), the tour will include visits and tastes from Asian eateries to authentic street food, originating from countries such as Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Korea and Japan. Join in with an open mind as there will likely be something along the way that will challenge your palate or at least expand it!



  • Duration - 1.5 hours
  • Departs - Providore, Stall 66
  • Time - 9.30am
  • Min - 2 persons
  • Tuesdays & Thursday
  • Cost - $65 per person


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market highlights

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Central Market Highlights Tour

Taste and discover SA’s best local produce on our new fast track tour of SA’s famous Adelaide Central Market. Situated in the heart of the city and flanked by Chinatown and Gouger St restaurant precincts, it's the ultimate foodie stop!

Enjoy our 45 minute gastronomic guide to healthy seasonal shopping while exploring the culinary capital of South Australia with over 80-artisan food stalls, cafes and wine stores. This new Adelaide Central Market tour hosted by well known tourism expert guide "Carole" (with an "E") is to the point, no fuss and visits the hit stores including the famous Italian Lucia’s Fine Foods, the wickedly delicious Providore cake stall and Something Wild for exotic Australian fare. Enjoy some delicious tastings, take some photos and do your shopping all at once!
This tour is perfect for groups and we cater for numbers 6-60. Arrive at the door from across the city on the FREE tram or city circle buses. Its a fully covered and air-conditioned market, heaps of parking and thousands of ways to tempt your taste buds.




  • Duration - 45 minutes
  • Departs - Providore, Stall 66
  • Time - 3pm
  • Min - 15 persons
  • Max - 60 persons
  • Tuesdays, Thursday, Fridays
  • Cost - $35 per person


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market exclusive


Adelaide Central Market - Exclusive Tour

During the exclusive and private tour, taste a delicious selection of foods from South Australian artisan food producers, meet the suppliers, Stallholders and producers whose families have traded the Adelaide Central Market for generations.

Awarded Silver 2016 Excellence in Food Tourism, this unique experience is designed for those that enjoy the ultimate of experiences. Collected by your EcoCaddy pedicab from your CBD accommodation, ride for a guided 30 minute tour of the city. Enjoy choices of a cheese master class; meeting one of Adelaide’s leading ceramicists; behind the scenes tour of a local art collective; an olive oil tasting or open a beehive!  Enjoy lunch with Mark at a Market precinct café.


NOTES & inclusions

  • Time - 3 hours
  • Departs - CBD accommodation
  • Time - 10am
  • Min - 2 persons
  • Cost - $350 per person