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$412.91 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Customized private winery day tour in Yarra Valley at your own choices

Work with our expert staff to finalize your Yarra Valley winery day tour itinerary. These may include the pick up time and address, the wineries for wine tasting and for lunch. Enjoy a complimentary hotel pick up or meet our guide at Federation Square as planned. Head to Yarra Valley wineries in relaxing and amusing atmosphere with your own private group. Now you can taste your way through sensational Yarra Valley wines and our favorite gin, meet the people who nurture them and enjoy cheese and biccies from the region. We normally have 1-2 wineries for wine tasting before lunch. And another 1-2 after lunch. Walk with your own pace anyway. Indulge yourself with lots of laughter and jokes with your friends and relatives! You will also want to spend your time to enjoy the beautiful landscape and artwork of the vineyards! From architectural statements to rustic tin sheds hidden among the vines, the Yarra Valley has a wonderful range of cellar doors, all reflecting the diversity of styles and approaches in this beautiful, cool-climate region, a stone's throw from Melbourne.Stunning scenery with wines to match. Snap up new vintage cool-climate masterpieces from over 70 wineries around Healesville and the picturesque village of Marysville further north, to those tucked into the beautiful hill country around Nillumbik, Hursbridge and Kangaroo Ground. Visit the cellar doors of stalwarts that continue to innovate like DeBortoli, Fergusson and Yering Station to newer favorites like Punt Road and Mandala Wines.The vine region that started it all! Sample the grapes and marvel at the harmony of diverse soils, temperate weather, and the dedication of generations of vignerons in the pioneering region that kick-started Victoria's wine industry in 1838.Match the superb estate wines with a meal at a winery restaurant in the region that boasts multiple hatted chefs.

$503.46 Day Trips & Excursions

Yarra Valley and Wineries Trike Day Tour for Two from Melbourne

Take a tour to Melbourne's glorious Yarra Valley with its magnificent valleys and vineyards and surrounding national parks and State Forests. Walk along the banks of the Yarra River at Warrandyte with a coffee in hand for morning tea and gain a different perspective of the Yarra from the one that flows through the City of Melbourne.Then, a scenic ride to Kinglake and on to the Yarra Valley through Dixons Creek as we visit wineries such as Balgownie Estate, Mandala and the TarraWarra Estate before visiting the township of Yarra Glen. There are multiple choices for lunch – from a pub lunch in a local village through to a winery lunch with a glass of wine - or bring your own. Visit TarraWarra’s Museum of Art, if you wish, and sample the finest from the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery before a visit to Healesville. Meandering back toward Yarra Glen there’s Domaine Chandon with its beautiful grounds and vineyards or Rochford’s Wines – the choices are yours to make from these and many others before another leisurely ride - this time through Christmas Hills - on the way home.

$1086.60 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private 2-Day Food and Wine Tour to Yarra Valley from Melbourne

Day 1 You will be greeted by us at your Melbourne City Centre accommodation (or airport upon arrangement) at 10am. We tour in a luxury Mercedes Van, WiFi enabled. Your tour guide is friendly and knowledgeable on the region and all wineries visited. We venture out to the Yarra Valley along country roads that take in a mob of kangaroos en route!. First stop is De Bortoli Estate for a cheese and wine pairing that includes the famous late harvest wine, Noble One. We then depart for Coombe Estate, the once home of Australian opera diva Dame Nellie Melba and the destination for an exquisite food and wine match of oyster and sparkling blanc de blanc. Your leisurely lunch of 2 course can be chosen from a number of venues -depending on the cuisine and wine that you enjoy. These include Tokar Estate, Domaine Chandon and Ezard @ Levantine Hill. The afternoon is spent at Healesville Sanctuary which is an unstructured activity where you can walk the grounds visiting Australian wildlife including Koalas, Kangaroos, Birdlife, Dingoes and Wombats. Arriving at your accommodation at around 4pm for a well earned rest in a modern natural setting. The hotel facilities include 24 hour reception, day spa, Foxtel, gym, indoor pool, tennis courts and is set on an 18 hole golf course. Day 2 starts with a 10am pick up and we make our way to the Yarra Valley Dairy for a morning tea and cheese tasting. Yarra Valley Dairy make a range of delicious, fresh artisan cheeses from both cows and goats milk, including the much loved Persian Fetta. Just around the corner is Dominique Portet. Here we can enjoy a barrel tasting and or tour of the winery and taste the magnificent wines of the 10th generation winemaking family. Dominique's signature wines include Sparkling Rose and a Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Lunch can be chosen from a selection of winery restaurants that your guide will offer you and again based on your preferences. After lunch we can continue wine tasting explore a gallery, visit the local township of Healesville, visit a Gin Distillery and meet a winemaker or 2 along the way.      We leave the Yarra Valley with lots of fond memories and head back to Melbourne City Centre (or Melbourne Airport) for an approximate 5 pm return. All timing is approximate and flexible for you. All activities proposed can be changed with timing and sequence of itinerary.