Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour

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Yarra Valley Balloon Flight and Winery Tour information and booking

from
$493
Duration
12 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from most centrally locacted Melbourne CBD hotels OR Rochford Winery, Coldstream
Returns to
Concludes at:Rochford Winery in the Yarra Valley at approximately 4pm OrMelbourne at approximately 5:00pm with drop-off at the following six locations:The George Hotel, St Kilda7-11 Convenience Store - corner Flinders Street and Spencer Street, CitySt Paul's Cathedral, CityHer Majesties Theatre, CityHertz Car Rentals, CityRoundabout at North Melbourne
Time of departure
Approximately 90 minutes prior to sunrise
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Tour description provided by Viator

Make the most of your visit to the Yarra Valley by combining an exhilarating sunrise hot-air balloon flight with an award-winning Yarra Valley small group winery tour. Take in the magnificent views of the lush Yarra Valley landscape from the air and then taste some the the regions best wines with visits to Yering Station, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Domaine Chadon, the Australian production house of French champagne company Moet & Chandon.

Your ultimate Yarra Valley experience commences with an early morning pick up your Melbourne hotel or from the Rochford Winery in the Yarra Valley for a spectacular sunrise balloon flight. Take in the magnificent views of the Yarra Valley as your balloon floats above the corridors of grape vines and over the Yarra River.

After your breathtaking hot-air balloon flight you'll enjoy a gourmet champagne breakfast. The meal begins with fruit, yogurt, cereal and muesli, followed by a hot breakfast of bacon, eggs, hash browns, sausages, tomatoes, mushrooms and toast, with tea and coffee, orange juice and Chandon champagne.

Your full-day excursion tour continues with a Yarra Valley winery tour. Travel by air-conditioned luxury minivan to four premium wineries. Yering Station, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Domaine Chandon. Learn about traditional wine-making techniques as you sample some of Australia's best wines. You'll also enjoy a superb lunch at Balgownie Estate restaurant with a complimentary glass of wine.

The afternoon highlight of the Yarra Valley winery tour is a private tour of the award-winning Domaine Chandon winery, known for its fine sparkling wines and stunning scenery, where you'll also enjoy a glass of wine with gourmet food platters.

What's included

  • Buffet breakfast with sparkling wine
  • Lunch
  • Glass of wine with lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Drop-off at specified central melbourne locations

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel drop-off