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    Posted by TripTide HQ March 1, 2013 - 1,778 views - 0 comments - 0 likes - #australia    #food and drink 


    Sydney Fish Market, New South Wales

    Stop by Sydney Harbour and experience the freshest fish of your life at the world famous Sydney Fish Market, the largest fish market of its kind in the southern hemisphere.
    With a hundred species of authentic, sustainable Australian seafood passing through the market every day, you will be spoilt for choice in this seafood stockpile.
    If you find yourself wondering just how they keep a smooth operation running at the world’s second largest fish market, feed your curiosity with a behind the scenes tour.
    See the auction floor and learn about the buyer’s process, witness Oyster shucking, live product and visit the famous Sydney Seafood School.  A fish market unlike any other, they even have their own gift shop.



    Adelaide Central Market, South Australia

    In the belly of South Australia resides the deliciously enticing Adelaide Central Market, with eighty stalls under one roof and an extensive range of the freshest food in Australia.
    The atmosphere is positively buzzing as one and all come together to mingle between the mouth-watering aromas and vivid palette of edible colours.  Try native fruit and vegetables, meat, poultry and seafood, gourmet cheeses, pastries, cake and much more during your time in Adelaide.
    With a whole host of free events and wine tastings you can turn a trip to the market into a fun day out for the family, plan a visit during Easter this year and catch some easy to prepare demonstrations for a fantastic seasonal feast.



    Parap Saturday Markets, Darwin

    For a taste of true tropical flavours during your time in the Northern Territory, spend a Saturday at the Parap Village Market in Darwin.  As the tourist masses head to the widely publicised Mindil Beach Market, get a real feel for community spirit in the village market of Parap.
    Enjoy locally grown produce at market prices; absorb the sweet aromas of authentic Asian cuisine, exotic fruits and much more with a buzzing backdrop of local live music.
    Wind and weave through the varied food stalls and onto the artisans, crafts, gems and flower stalls for a blissful fusion of creative market culture.
    Complete your market venture with a stop off at the healing and relaxation stalls. Make time for a Chinese or Thai massage, or look to the future with a well-known mystical palm reader.



    Dandenong Market, Victoria

    For curious consumers, a trip to the thrice weekly Dandenong Market in Victoria is simply essential.  With a place and a taste to suit everyone, Dandenong has delights from all over the world that you could never find on the shelves of your local supermarket.
    Discover Dandenong’s sultry souk like stalls and head in with an open mind as you are presented with a feast of unusual finds.  With a strong backbone of multiculturalism you can expect to taste Ethiopian, Afghanistan, and Vietnamese cuisine amongst many others.
    If you’re lucky enough to be in town this weekend, check out the Dandenong World Fare on Sunday as part of Melbourne’s annual Food and Wine Festival.