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Yarra Valley Food, Wine and Wildlife Tour

03 96 998 148

Tour operated by:

Vinetrekker

A very full and enthralling day, starting with Australian wildlife and finishing with fine food and wine. Visit the world-famous Healesville Sanctuary, one of Australia's most recognised and acclaimed native wildlife sanctuaries.

Set amidst 30 hectares of bushland, it showcases more than 200 species of Australian wildlife in a distinctly Australian setting. Some of Australia's most unique and captivating wildlife can be observed in their natural habitat, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes and platypus.

We then travel to Victoria's first vineyard, Yering Station, for lunch in their stunning Wine Bar Restaurant. With its world-class views and cuisine, there's plenty of the wow factor to excite. The post-lunch wine-tasting is in the original redbrick winery (circa 1859) building surrounded by local artworks and produce.

The final stop for the day is the De Bortoli Winery at Dixons Creek. As Italian as Domaine Chandon is French, it's a great finish to the day with superbly flavoured cheeses that compliment the sparkling, table and dessert wines.

Price & booking

Price

$210.00

Includes transport, entry to Healesville Sanctuary, wine tastings, main course a la carte lunch, glass of wine and coffee, cheese platter, bottled water, guide, gst.

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Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 30/06/16 - 31/03/17

    Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Activities:
  • Self guided

Tour operator

Vinetrekker offers a wide selection of private and public touring for groups of all sizes.

Some of the featured regions include the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula and Macedon Ranges.

The Yarra Valley is a world renowned wine growing region and is home to over 70 wineries and is famous for producing Australia's finest pinot noir and sparkling wines. Tours offer a personalised and unique insight into the people, places and gastronomic treasures of this premier cool climate wine region that was first established in 1838.

The Mornington Peninsula has long been a favourite destination; offering green hinterlands, wild ocean beaches and an abundance of vineyards. With more than 200 vineyards, the Mornington Peninsula is one of the most highly concentrated wine regions in Australia.

Being cool-climate, the Peninsula is recognised for their outstanding chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot gris. Whether it's a meeting with a winemaker, cheese maker or a chocolatier you will gain an enhanced appreciation of the variety available on the Peninsula and enjoy a host of fantastic taste sensations.

Memberships:
  • Australian Tourism Export Council