Discover and explore the Yarra Valley, Melbourne’s premier wine producing region aboard our Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tour. The Yarra Valley is enchanting, mystic, and fascinating region overflowing with locally produced delights. Prepare yourself to be bedazzled by sweet relishes, gourmet cheeses, and magical wines. Tantalise your taste buds as we sample local produce at renowned Yarra Valley institutions such as Punt Road Wines, Gateway Estate, Napoleone Brewery and Cider House, Killara Estate Winery, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice-Creamery, and Hanrahan Winery to name a few.
Why you should join us
Aside from the wine, there are other reasons why you should visit the Yarra Valley. One of them is great food. The restaurants served exquisitely prepared dishes from local gourmet produce. Another reason why you join us in our Yarra Valley wine tasting tours is the great and amazing views of mountain ranges, rolling hills, and vineyards all across the valley. Truly mystifying, the valley makes you turn inward to search the deep recesses of your soul to find the connection that links the land and the life it hosts.
All wine, cider and food tastings are included in the price of the tour. Just bring money for any extras you wish to purchase and take home. This tour is suitable for 18’s only.
We provide you with an experienced driver for your ride. A professional tour guide who is friendly, hospitable, and informative will accompany you along the way.
So what are you waiting for? Experience the beautiful scenery. Join us in our Yarra Valley Wine Tour to find out the secrets hidden behind the picturesque vista of this wine-producing valley.
Gourmet Produce Tasting at Gateway Estate Farmhouse
Delicious chocolate samples at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice-creamery
Generous samples of Ciders and Ales at Napoleone Brewery and Cider House
Two course Italian Style lunch at Killara Estate Winery
Handpicked Boutique Cellar Door Tasting
Includes all produce samples
Includes all wine tasting fees
Wifi on board
Hotel Pick up & Drop off
18 guests Average Group size
Adult 18+: $145
Immigration Museum Cnr Flinders / Pick up from selected Hotel Accommodation
7:10am Base Backpackers (City Return)* 17 CARLISLE ST ST KILDA
7:15am Habitat HQ (City Return)* 333 ST KILDA RD ST KILDA
7:25am Vibe Savoy 630 LITTLE COLLINS ST (stand on corner) MELBOURNE
7:30am Holiday Inn 575 FLINDERS LANE NEAR SPENCER ST
7:30am Urban Central 334 CITY RD SOUTHBANK
7:40am Immigration Museum CNR FLINDERS/MARKET ST MELBOURNE
7:45am St Paul’s Cathedral Cnr SWANSTON ST and FLINDERS ST MELBOURNE
7:50am Rydges Melbourne 186 EXHIBITION ST MELBOURNE
7:54am Pegasus Apartment Hotel 206 A’BECKETT ST MELBOURNE
7:55am Discovery Melbourne 167 FRANKLIN ST MELBOURNE
7:56am Ibis Hotel on Therry 15 THERRY ST MELBOURNE
8:00am Old Melbourne Gaol 377 RUSSELL ST, (opp. Space Hotel) MELBOURNE
8:30am Ringwood Station Exit via pedestrian across Maroondah Hwy RINGWOOD
8:45am Lilydale Train Station OFF MAROONDAH HWY LILYDALE
9:00am Yarra Valley Coldstream Brewery 694 MAROONDAH HIGHWAY Yarra Valley
With just less than an hour drive from Melbourne, Yarra Valley has been in the business of producing and delivering world-class wines for over seventeen decades. The region’s proximity to the city makes it a favourite Melbourne wine tours destination. Highlights of our Yarra Valley wine tasting tours include the stunning views of the region, wine tastings at two renowned wineries and one cider ale brew house experiencing the rustic charm and picturesque orchards followed by indulging in free samples from a chocolate factory. You can also try some local produce from a gourmet farmhouse.
The wines of Yarra Valley are simply sensational. They’re artistically crafted to deliver a brilliant front to back finish on the palate. The different varieties of wine ranging from dry to red to sparkling will make your day at the Yarra Valley all worth it. Understand the mystery and the secret hidden underneath the soil that grows the best vines that produced world-class wines. Australian wine is truly the best in the hemisphere because the fertility gods and cool climate made them so!
Gateway Estate 9:15 am
Our Melbourne wine tours commence with a visit to Gateway Estate that used high tech hydroponic greenhouse to grow strawberries and capsicums. Learn some lessons about sustainable farming techniques employed by the farmhouse. At the estate, you can share some platters of fresh fruit and seasonal produce. You can pick strawberries from the farm and sample their strawberry liqueurs, preserves, and cheeses. Fruit picking has an extra cost though.
Napoleone Cider 10:00 am
Our next destination is the rustic cellar door of Napoleone Cider and Brewery House. We will have free samples of their ciders and ales. The brewery is at the heart of the Yarra Valley. They create cider from their fruit orchards located on the property.
Hand Selected Boutique Winery 11:00 am
We also visit and taste the wines Hanrahan Winery or Punt Road Winery and sample a variety of quality wines in their boutique cellar door.
Killara Estate 12:15pm
On the upper side of the Yarra Valley is the Killara Estate Winery. There you can enjoy Italian inspired wines. Then we head into their restaurant to enjoy a 2-course Italian banquet lunch. Have fun and enjoy the amazing views of the valley.
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie 2:00 pm
Prior to hitting the road back to Melbourne, we will have a stop at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery that offered more than 250 different varieties of handcrafted chocolates and truffles.
Arrive back to Melbourne 5:00 pm
The Fine Print
Please bring your photo ID, sunscreen, water bottle, hat, sunglasses, warm clothes, camera & comfortable walking shoes.
Wineries/Itinerary/timing is subject to change due to availability
Please notify us of any dietary requirements, medical conditions and travelling contact number prior to departure.