Get out of Melbourne to discover the beautiful Mornington Peninsula and it’s thriving vegan scene.

Melbourne Vegan Tours gives you a guided bus tour of the venues that make Mornington one of the most memorable and unique areas for vegan food. Situated on the bay, enjoy the fresh air with delicious food, wine and cheese throughout the tour. An unforgettable way to experience one of the most notable areas in Victoria in a unique, relaxed and friendly way. 

Your ticket includes ALL the food throughout the tour. Handpicked for you.

Tours leave Melbourne CBD in the morning with several stops along the way for easy pick-up & drop-off.

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The TL;DR (Too Lazy, Didn’t Read) Version

  • WHEN: One Saturday each month, starting from the city at 8:30am. Check the calendar for upcoming dates.
  • WHERE: We start at Princes Bridge in the CBD with stops along the south-eastern suburbs to our first stop in Moorooduc. We’ll drop you off at the same spot on the way back. We return to the city approximately 5:30pm/
  • WHAT: We drive between each venue and drop you off at the door. You will eat 3 substantial meals, a wine tasting and at least 1 other tasting. 
  • HOW MUCH: $179 pp includes EVERYTHING. Transport to and from, plus all the food and drinks – the lot! You don’t have to ever reach for your wallet. Heads up! Get the crew together to book for 3 or more and get some decent savings on your ticket.

The Mornington Peninsula is a must-see area when visiting Melbourne and it includes some of the state's BEST vegan food.

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Small groups of 11 or less means personal service and more food for you!

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Check out the highlights from our Fitzroy Vegan Food Tour below

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ACTUAL real life reviews of Melbourne Vegan Tours

  • 5 star ratingImpressed We did the vegan tour for a small work function.

    The vibe was fantastic, the host was chatty &...
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    Lil2080 Avatar
    Lil2080
    11/27/2019

    Great food and lovely company. Very friendly too, 😁

    Julie Merrifield Avatar
    Julie Merrifield
    4/10/2019

    5 star ratingGreat Afternoon Heaps of food, cool resturants and excellent Ice-Cream at the end. Lots to like. Dan was a great host and... read more

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    jonathanclaydon
    2/09/2020
  • 5 star ratingGreat food tour! I travelled to Melbourne solo and while I was there I decided to do the Fitzroy vegan food tour.

    Dan was...
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    Loraj_94
    12/04/2019

    5 star ratingSo good, I want to book another! We had such a lovely afternoon with Jess and the rest of our group. The food was delicious and there... read more

    Charlotte49_11 Avatar
    Charlotte49_11
    2/17/2020

    Really great tour! Dan and Jess really opened our eyes to a whole new world of eating ethnically. We thoroughly... read more

    Huong Avatar
    Huong
    9/30/2018
  • 5 star ratingFabulous vegan adventure in St Kilda We had a wonderful time exploring little known fabulous vegan haunts in St Kilda. Our host Dan was interesting and... read more

    foodfun2014 Avatar
    foodfun2014
    9/14/2019

    My (non-vegan) friend and I had a blast hanging out with Jessica. She is personable, warm and very cool. It... read more

    Michelle Avatar
    Michelle
    2/23/2019

    Even if you are not a vegan or vegetarian, the tour will open your taste buds to excellent food (without... read more

    Phil Avatar
    Phil
    4/20/2019
  • We had a great day, so much delicious food! Will definitely be back for another tour!

    Geri Wallace Avatar
    Geri Wallace
    3/19/2019

    Dan was a great host- thoroughly enjoyed my time exploring Fitzroy with a guide. Everything that we ate was fantastic!!!

    Mary Avatar
    Mary
    3/31/2019

    5 star ratingExcellent Vegan Tour We loved our vegan tour of Melbourne and were amazed to see how vegan friendly Melbourne has become. Loved the... read more

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    vivkahan
    9/22/2019
  • 5 star ratingVery good tour Dan was informative and pleasant. The selection of places was good and the tour was well paced. Loved all the... read more

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    Tulasi2020
    1/27/2020

    I joined the "Vegan After Dark - Cocktail and Dreams Vegan Tour" last night and had such a great time.... read more

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    Theresa Weymouth
    8/04/2019

    This was the second tour me and my 2 daughters did with Melbourne Vegan Tours. We first did the special... read more

    Christel Lemmon Avatar
    Christel Lemmon
    1/11/2019
  • 5 star ratingVegan After Dark - Cocktail and Dreams Vegan Tour Thoroughly fun and delicious. Jess was our host and we were joined by Dan at our last cocktail stop. Fitzroy... read more

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    Fearlessinthekitchen
    10/19/2019

    5 star ratingMelbourne Vegan Tours We really enjoyed meeting Jess and visiting the various places on our tour. We also loved meeting the fellow vegans... read more

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    Wanderer39685497750
    4/13/2019

    Really enjoyed our tour with Jess - her local knowledge of not just the older and emerging vegan and vegetarian... read more

    Alison Gould Avatar
    Alison Gould
    7/31/2019
  • Amazing food, drinks, and company. We've been to Fitzroy, but hadn't seen the hidden gems that the tour takes you... read more

    Caleb Muller Avatar
    Caleb Muller
    8/17/2019

    This was a really fun walk. Daniel is a very dedicated vegan. We tasted lots of vegan food samples. The... read more

    Helen Avatar
    Helen
    1/10/2019

    5 star ratingLoved it! Loved it it was a lovely experience.. there’s plenty of food too and got to socialise with some lovely people.

    Daniela19852014 Avatar
    Daniela19852014
    4/13/2019
  • Amazing day with great people. Thanks Jess for taking us to some great eateries, the food was yummy. Would recommend... read more

    Paula Winter Avatar
    Paula Winter
    4/13/2019

    5 star ratingLoads of fun! Met some wonderful people, ate some fantastic food and enjoyed some awesome cocktails. It was the perfect afternoon and evening.... read more

    Justavegan Avatar
    Justavegan
    8/13/2019

    5 star ratingLoved the tour! Jess have a fantastic tour which both vegans and non vegans enjoyed. She also showed us some points of interest... read more

    ahkara23 Avatar
    ahkara23
    10/23/2019
  • 5 star ratingWarm Welcome to Vegan Friendly Melbourne Jess & Dan were friendly & informative hosts who's candid approach was warm and welcoming to newcomers of the Melbourne... read more

    HungryHellcat Avatar
    HungryHellcat
    7/22/2019

    5 star ratingDiscovered the Vegan Mile! Fantastic experience discovering the best vegan spots in Fitzroy - and there are a lot! Had an especially awesome time... read more

    Voyager59365640575 Avatar
    Voyager59365640575
    4/23/2019

    5 star ratingVegan After Dark - Cocktail and Dreams Vegan Tour: Great fun Jess from Melbourne Vegan Tours was a lovely, friendly, relaxed host who took our group on a drinking and eating... read more

    Theresa W Avatar
    Theresa W
    8/04/2019
  • Wonderful afternoon with Dan and Renee starting with a snack at the Cruelty Free Shop in Fitzroy, proceeding to a... read more

    Richard Avatar
    Richard
    1/05/2019

    5 star ratingGreat day out!! We had a great day and the food was amazing! Will definitely do another tour with these guys and can’t... read more

    Geri W Avatar
    Geri W
    3/20/2019

    5 star ratingProof that vegans eat fabulous food! This was my 2nd tour, and I enjoyed it as much as the first one I did. Inspiring food, and... read more

    DeborahH1237 Avatar
    DeborahH1237
    2/18/2020

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the tour last?

The first pick-up from the CBD will be at 8:30am and return approximately 5:30pm.

When are the tours?

The Mornington Peninsula Vegan Tour runs once per month. Check the calendar for upcoming dates.

We also run weeklt from Wednesday through Sunday we have a tour at various locations around Melbourne. You can view upcoming tours here.

  • WEDNESDAY: CBD at 10:00am & 2:00pm (90-min)
  • THURSDAY: CBD at 10:00am & 2:00pm (90-min) | After Dark at 5:00pm
  • FRIDAY: CBD at 10:00am & 2:00pm (90-min) | St. Kilda at 2:00pm | After Dark at 5:00pm
  • SATURDAY: Fitzroy at 1:00pm & 4:00pm (Vegan After Dark) | St. Kilda at 2:00pm | Collingwood at 1:00pm | Mornington at 8:30am (once per month)
  • SUNDAY: Fitzroy at 1:00pm & 4:00pm (Vegan After Dark) | St. Kilda at 2:00pm | Collingwood at 1:00pm

What is included in the ticket price?

Your ticket price includes ALL your food and drinks so you never have to take our your wallet. Each tour is with our wonderful tour guides and guests receive a goodie bag filled with information around veganism and discounts at venues we visit. Come hungry and be prepared to fill up on delicious vegan food! At some venues, we will share platters of food to create a true community feel – there’s plenty for everyone! There’s also chance to shop up a storm at a number of vegan venues that we will visit as well. Your tour guide will take you to each venue and give you a personalised experience of dining out at Melbourne’s finest vegan venues!

Do I have to be vegan to be a guest on the tour?

No, while we’d love you to give Veganism a try we’re certainly not here to pressure you. We’ll do our best to illustrate that going Vegan in Melbourne is one of the best ways to meet new and fascinating people & businesses, enjoy amazing food and feel comfortable that you’re making a difference in the world. Discussion and conversation is encouraged, but all we ask is that you respect the beliefs of the other Vegans on the tour and understand that it is a tour based on the philosophy of being Vegan.

Are the places we visit all vegan?

All food venues on our Mornington Tour are 100% Vegan, some tasting venues offer animal products. Our first priority is that all the venues are 100% plant based or vegetarian, and we’re passionate about supporting and encouraging businesses to make the shift towards being Vegan. Sometimes, due to availability, we may need to visit venues that offer animal products but have a large selection of unique Vegan options.

How long do we stay at each venue?

Depending on the meal and how much fun we’re having, we spend from 30-45 mins at each venue. Allowing you enough time to savour the food and enjoy the company with other guests.

Which venues do you visit?

Each tour can differ slightly, depending on the day and time of the week. We mix the range of venues up between sweet and savoury with a particular focus on tasting traditional cuisines from all over the world. We work with our partner businesses based on their availability to provide the solution we think is best based on the group size and dietary requirements.

Are the tour guides Vegan?

Absolutely! All tour guides on Melbourne Vegan Tours are passionate vegans that are involved in the Melbourne Vegan community and are working to grow the Vegan movement across the city and the country.

Do you offer any animal products on the tour?

No. All meals offered during the tour will be 100% Vegan.

Do you cater for other dietary requirements?

Yes, we work with the venues to cater for dietary requirements – including Gluten Free and FODMAP friendly. Please make sure you note any requirements on your booking so we can let the venues know before we arrive.Some of the food on our tour is processed and is cooked with oil, so is not suitable for guests on raw, whole foods plant based or ketogenic lifestyles.

How far do I have to walk?

Not far, but please wear comfortable shoes. We drop you as close as possible at each venue but sometimes it’s a short stroll to get there. We move at a leisurely pace so you don’t need to worry about getting left behind 🙂

Is the tour accessible for people with a disability?

Unfortunately, not all venues offer mobility access as there are 1-2 steps at each venue. We’re working on solutions to provide further accessbility options and with each of the venues to try and provide a solution so eveyone can enjoy the tours.