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Behind the Scenes at Sydney Fish Market

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“guide alex”(8 reviews)
“seafood”(29 reviews)
“his passion”(3 reviews)
Ever wanted to know where your seafood comes from? What the Australian seafood industry does to ensure your seafood is sustainable? Or where the top-level restaurants go to get the freshest of the fresh? On a behind the scenes tour of SFM you'll...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bank St | Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9004 1108
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All reviews guide alex seafood his passion for sale tour starts fishing industry great cooking tips interesting fish crowds arrive scallops southern hemisphere his knowledge abalone would highly recommend this tour an awesome experience informative tour highlight of our trip
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was very interesting - small group, very personalised and giving an amazing I sight into this large fish market. Without the tour, the fish market would simply be like an enormous fish shop. My 10 year old daughter and I really enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish auction is arguably the selling point of this tour. The fish auction takes as long as they have fish to unload. On the day I went, the fish were scarce, (swells at sea) and the auction had finished before we arrived. So our...More

1  Thank ffrugone
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Do yourself a favour and book a tour with Alex. This bloke is passionate about what he does with no question related to the fish market too difficult to answer. Throw in exciting and captivating stories of his own personal fishing adventures will leave one...More

2  Thank Rafflesia
Reviewed 17 August 2018

A wonderful and informative experience allowing us to understand how the fish market worked. Alex, our guide was interesting and very engaging, helping us to learn a fairly substantial amount about the process, which is good.

1  Thank Daniel69Lim
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time during our tour. A unique experience, very informative, and lots of fun! Our guide was very entertaining and kept my kids entertained despite the early hour. Highly recommended!

2  Thank bmoront
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Alex was awesome , informative and ruggedly handsome - just like jack black ! I see seafood in a whole new light- definitely recommend

2  Thank BEL B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous Brunch tour of the markets today. Our guide Alex made this tour so enjoyable. He was knowledgeable, interested & entertaining to listen to. I learnt so much about what to look for when buying seafood. Would highly recommend!!

2  Thank alexandramC2859UR
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Not only do you get to see and walk a working fish market you get a guide who loves what he does, has taken a great deal of time and effort to make the experience entertaining and funny. My 11yr old loved it. Our portuguese...More

2  Thank Clifford67
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

It was worth getting up early to be at the market for the 6:40AM tour. My 16 yo son accompanied me and we both found it very interesting. Our guide Alex was very informative and also entertaining. It was easy to book online and definitely...More

1  Thank Nomad16848
Reviewed 31 May 2018

My husband and I did the early morning tour and it was fantastic and very interesting. Alex our tour guide was great and extremely passionate about the industry. He was so knowledge and explained the whole process extremely well. It gave us a new appreciation...More

2  Thank Louisa1967
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22 September 2018|
Response from Rafflesia | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I booked mine about 1 month ahead. If its blanked out, it could be either its not open for booking yet or Nick is unavailable. You can also email and he does his best to reply sssatsydneyfishmarketdotcomdotau (sorry TA... More
Florence K
13 February 2017|
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Response from SFMTourGuide | Property representative |
Hi Florence, Alex here. Please feel free to contact me through the website or call me directly(see the business listing to the right of the screen). I look forward to hearing from you! Alex