Melbourne: Yarra Valley Wines, Beer/Cider/Gin, Choc Tour & Lunch

Melbourne: Yarra Valley Wines, Beer/Cider/Gin, Choc Tour & Lunch

Experience the picturesque Yarra Valley with our eccentric guides on an all-inclusive carefree day trip hosted by the wonderful Dancing Kangaroo Tours.

Visit three premium hand-picked wineries highlighting a mix of acclaimed and boutique producers. Enjoy a delightful seasonal two-course premium lunch with a glass of wine at a beautiful winery. Discover a local craft brewery and savour a refreshing paddle of beers or ciders (Wed to Sun bookings only). On some days we'll visit the iconic Four Pillars Distillery to enjoy a gin tasting paddle (Mon & Tues bookings only). We end the day at a renowned Chocolate & Ice-Cream Factory, self-indulging in sweet treats.

This comprehensive day trip covers all expenses, including tastings, lunch, and transportation from Melbourne. Relax, savour the moments, and let us take care of everything.

Stop At: Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia

Please meet at this central pickup location at 8:45AM. We am to depart at 9:00AM so please plan your trip accordingly to avoid delays.

TIP to getting here:
From Flinders Street Station, walk across the Princes Bridge towards the Arts Centre Melbourne and wait near the Protagonist Cafe at the front there.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Helen & Joey Estate Cellar Door, 12-14 Spring Lane, Gruyere, Victoria 3777 Australia

On most days, this will be one our winery visits.

Helen & Joey Estate is a winery located in the Yarra Valley region of Australia. The winery produces a range of premium wines, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz, and offers wine tastings and tours of its vineyards and facilities. The estate features a restaurant, cellar door, and outdoor seating area with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Soumah, 18 Hexham Road, Gruyere, Victoria 3770 Australia

On most days, this is one of our winery visits. We'll also enjoy our 2-course lunch with a glass of wine here too.

Soumah is a boutique winery located in the Yarra Valley, Australia. They specialize in producing Italian and French varietals such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Nebbiolo, and Brachetto. Their wines are known for their elegance and complexity, reflecting the unique terroir of the Yarra Valley. Soumah also offers a range of food and wine experiences, including tastings, tours, and a restaurant serving Italian-inspired cuisine.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Payten & Jones Wines, 3 Lilydale Rd, Healesville, Victoria 3777 Australia

On some occasions, this is one of our winery visits.

Payten & Jones is a small winery in the Yarra Valley known for its handcrafted wines made from local grapes. Their focus is on producing high-quality wines that express the unique terroir of the region. The winery offers a range of wines, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, and more. They also have a cozy cellar door where visitors can taste their wines and learn about their winemaking process.



Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tokar Estate, 6 Maddens Ln, Coldstream VIC 3770, Australia

On some occasions, this is one of our winery visits. We'll also enjoy a shared 2-course lunch with a glass of wine here too.

Here you'll enjoy a wine tasting of several styles including their acclaimed Tempranillo. Afterwards, we'll sit down in their intimate restaurant overlooking their vineyards to enjoy a premium shared 2 course lunch with a glass. For starters you'll enjoy warm bread, shared antipasto and olive oil. For mains, you'll enjoy a variety of seasonal shared dishes such as lamb, chicken or fish of amazing quality and taste. And to further to enhance the experience you'll enjoy a glass of their estate wines of your choice!


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Yering Station, 38 Melba Hwy, Yering, Victoria VIC 3775 Australia

On most days, this is one of our winery visits.

We'll enjoy a tasting here with an opportunity to explore their lovely estate.

Yering Station is a renowned winery in the Yarra Valley, offering a wide range of high-quality wines including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Established in 1838, the winery features a stunning estate and historic cellar door, providing visitors with a unique wine-tasting experience. In addition to wine, Yering Station also offers fine dining at their restaurant and hosts a variety of events throughout the year.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Four Pillars Distillery, 2a Lilydale Rd, Healesville, Victoria 3777 Australia

On some days such as Mondays & Tuesdays, we'll visit Four Pillars Gin Distillery to enjoy their tasting paddles.

Four Pillars Distillery is a renowned gin distillery located in the Yarra Valley. They offer a range of handcrafted gin varieties, including their award-winning Rare Dry Gin and Navy Strength Gin. The distillery also offers guided tours and tastings, as well as a cocktail bar and retail space. They pride themselves on using local and native ingredients in their gin-making process, and have gained a reputation for their unique and high-quality products.



Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Coldstream Brewery, 694 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream VIC 3770, Australia

On most days, from Wednesday to Sunday, this is usually either our second last or last stop. We'll have tasting paddles or glass of beer/cider for you to enjoy.

Coldstream Brewery is a local craft brewery located in the Yarra Valley. They specialize in producing a range of handcrafted beers and ciders made with high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients. Visitors can enjoy tasting paddles of their brews while taking in the scenic views of the surrounding countryside. The brewery also offers a menu of tasty pub fare, making it a popular destination for both beer enthusiasts and foodies alike.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, 35 Old Healesville Rd Cnr Melba Highway, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775 Australia

This is usually either our second last or last stop of the day.

The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery is a popular attraction in the Yarra Valley, known for their wide variety of handmade chocolates and delicious ice cream. Visitors can watch the chocolatiers at work, sample their products, and purchase gifts to take home. The venue also offers chocolate-making classes, high teas, and other events throughout the year.

Duration: 35 minutes

Sample Menu

• Antipasti - Shared antipasti boards including cured meats, pickled and roasted vegetables served with crostini
• Pollo Saltimbocca - option #1 - Chicken stuffed with sundried tomato, sage, wrapped in prosciutto, pine nut, farro and caper salad
(GF)
• Pesce - option #2 - Spanish Mackerel, baked potato and onion, roasted garlic, sauteed zucchini, spinach, olives
(GF)
• Pappardelle - option #3 - Slow cooked beef ragu, tomato, cornichon, parsley, pappardelle pasta, parmesan
(GF OPTION – GF PENNE)
• Orecchiette - option #4 - Roasted cauliflower, pesto, olive oil, cauliflower puree, pine nuts, orecchiette pasta, reggiano
(VEGAN OPTION, GF OPTION – GF PENNE)


Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Minimum age is 18 years"
"Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund"
"LUNCH is usually shared antipasto followed by mains and a glass of wine/beer. On some occasions, LUNCH may instead be shared starters & shared mains of equivalent high quality. Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"The tour features may be subject to change. In the event of significant changes to your booked tour, rest assured that we will make every effort to inform you well in advance before you join the tour."
"NOTE: There are FLIES in Australia in Summer! Please don't pick this tour if you let some flies upset you."
"NOTE: It can actually be HOT/SUNNY in Summer! Please don't pick this tour if you cannot tolerate the heat and alcohol."
"NOTE: Avoid disappointment by understanding the schedule and inclusions of this tour! Contact us for more information about this tour and we'll gladfully help."
"NOTE : This tour is not suitable for people with mobility issues particularly with climbing stairs. Please do not book this tour as some of our experiences unfortunately cannot accommodate."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Horário de Início: 08:45 AM
Duração: 8 Hours 30 Minutes
Ponto de partida: Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Southbank VIC 3004, Australia

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluído

  • Wine tastings at three distinct hand-picked wineries from both renown and boutique producers
  • Seasonal 2-course lunch with a glass of wine at a winery - we're the only operator that offers this!
  • A glass or tasting paddle of beer/cider at a local certified independent brewery (Wed to Sun only)
  • A gin tasting paddle at the iconic Four Pillars Gin Distillery (Mondays & Tuesdays only)
  • Finish at the famous Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-creamery for self-indulgence
  • Amazing and fun tour guides | Clean & modern air-conditioned bus
  • Exclusively an Adults-Only Tour Experience

Não Incluído

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tastings and gifts at the Yarra Valley Chocolate & Ice-cream factory (available for purchase)

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