Yarra Valley Tour

A relaxing day out with an emphasis on a wide range of wine accompanied by superb food and stunning scenery.

Yarra Valley Tour

A relaxing day out with an emphasis on a wide range of wine accompanied by superb food and stunning scenery.

Food & Wine Daytour

Yarra Valley Food & Wine Daytour

A relaxing day out with an emphasis on a wide range of wine accompanied by superb food and stunning scenery.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Coldstream Hills
  • Medhurst
  • Domaine Chandon
  • Yering Station Wine Bar & Restaurant
  • Yering Station Cellar Door & Produce Store
  • De Bortoli (producers of Noble One, Australia’s most awarded dessert wine).

Travel to the north-east through the bush laden suburbs of Templestowe, Warrandyte and Wonga Park to the Coldstream Hills Winery at Coldstream. Established by James Halliday, one of Australia’s leading authors and commentators on wine, the wines are beautifully crafted and have enjoyed success at numerous wine shows, especially the chardonnay and pinot noir.

It’s then a short drive to the charming Medhurst Vineyard. Established in 1999, the family owned vineyard of 35 acres has a delightful elevation in the foothills of the Warramate Ranges and produces a small selection of elegant table wines.

We then head to the very famous and very French Domaine Chandon. Enjoy a tour of the production facilities before settling down to a glass of premium sparkling wine (methode champenoise) while taking in the glorious vista.

We then travel to Yering Station for lunch in their stunning Wine Bar Restaurant. With its world class views and cuisine, you’ll have a full a la carte selection from which to select your main course meal. After lunch, visit the original winery (circa 1859) that features local artworks and produce as well as estate wines to taste.

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

Our journey home takes us through Steels Creek and Christmas Hills for superb Valley views and the occasional kangaroo.

Indicative times of 9:00am to 6:30pm would apply but will be confirmed prior to the date of travel. Pick up is from your city hotel or from another agreed point. If you are staying out of the city, St Paul’s Cathedral, which is located in the city opposite Federation Square and Flinders Street Train Station would be the central meeting point.

TOUR PRICING

Package

$195 per person (applies from 1/4/15 to 31/3/16).

Includes

Transport, tastings at nominated wineries, glass of sparkling at Domaine Chandon, main course a la carte lunch with glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, cheese platter at De Bortoli’s, bottled water, guide and GST.

Group Tours

Tours are available on a daily basis with a minimum of 2 people. Private tours can be arranged, price on application.

Food, Wine & Wildlife Daytour

Yarra Valley Food, Wine & Wildlife Daytour

A very full & enthralling day, starting with Australian wildlife and finishing with fine food & wine.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Healesville Sanctuary
  • Yering Station Cellar Door & Produce Store
  • Yering Station Wine Bar & Restaurant
  • De Bortoli (producers of Noble One, Australia’s most awarded dessert wine).

Travel to the north-east through the bush laden suburbs of Templestowe, Warrandyte and Wonga Park to the world-famous Healesville Sanctuary, one of Australia’s most recognised and acclaimed wildlife sanctuaries.

With 30 hectares of bushland, it showcases more than 200 species of Australian wildlife in a distinctly Australian setting. Here, visitors can experience close-up encounters with some of Australia’s most unique and captivating wildlife in their natural habitat, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, birds of prey and platypus.

We then travel to Victoria’s first vineyard, Yering Station, for a pre-lunch wine-tasting in the original redbrick winery (circa 1859) building surrounded by local artworks and produce.

Lunch is a short walk away through landscaped gardens in a stunning contemporary building with world-class views and cuisine.

Following a relaxing lunch, travel through to the 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

Our journey home can take us through Steels Creek and the rolling Christmas Hills.

Indicative times of 9:00am to 6:30pm would apply but will be confirmed prior to the date of travel. Pick up is from your city hotel or from another agreed point. If you are staying out of the city, St Paul’s Cathedral, which is located in the city opposite Federation Square and Flinders Street Train Station would be the central meeting point.

TOUR PRICING

Package 

$210 per person (applies from 1/4/15 to 31/3/16).

Includes

Transport, entry to Healesville Sanctuary, wine tasting, main course a la carte lunch, glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, wine tasting with cheese at De Bortoli, bottled water, guide and GST.

Group Tours

Tours are available on a daily basis with a minimum of 2 people. Private tours can be arranged, price on application.

Food, Wine & Balloon Daytour

Yarra Valley Food, Wine & Balloon Daytour

A very full & enthralling day, starting with a silent flight over the Valley followed by fine food & wine.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hot air balloon ride with breakfast
  • Coldstream Hills
  • Medhurst
  • Domaine Chandon
  • Yering Station Wine Bar & Restaurant
  • Yering Station Cellar Door & Produce Store
  • De Bortoli (producers of Noble One, Australia’s most awarded dessert wine).

Your day starts very early, pre-dawn when you depart your accommodation for the Yarra Valley. Arrive at the designated site where you’ll be briefed before travelling out to the launch site. Here, you can assist with the balloon launch or stand back and take pictures. And then you’ll be air-bound, drifting above Yarra Glen, the vineyards and the meandering Yarra River. After flying for approximately 1 hour, you’ll descend to pack up the balloon before travelling through to the Rochford Winery for a hearty champagne breakfast.

Our first stop for the day is at the Coldstream Hills Winery at Coldstream. Established by James Halliday, one of Australia’s leading authors and commentators on wine, the wines are beautifully crafted and have enjoyed success at numerous wine shows, especially the chardonnay and pinot noir. It’s then a short drive to the charming Medhurst Vineyard. Established in 1999, the family owned vineyard of 35 acres sits in the dress circle of the Yarra Valley and produces a small selection of well crafted and elegant table wines. Close by is the very famous and very French Domaine Chandon. Choose from a range of premium sparkling wines (methode champenoise) while taking in the stunning vista.

We then travel to Yering Station for a pre-lunch wine-tasting in an historic 1859 building surrounded by local artworks and produce. Established as Victoria’s first vineyard in 1838, the current owners have restored it to its former glory and it is now one of the must visit vineyards in the valley. Lunch is a short walk away through landscaped gardens in a stunning contemporary building with world-class views and cuisine.

The day concludes at 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 Our journey home can take us through Steels Creek and the rolling Christmas Hills.

Indicative times of 4:00am to 6:30pm would apply but will be confirmed prior to the date of travel. Pick up is from your city hotel or from another agreed point. If you are staying out of the city, St Paul’s Cathedral, which is located in the city opposite Federation Square and Flinders Street Train Station would be the central meeting point.

TOUR PRICING

Package

$585 per person (applies from 1/4/15 to 31/3/16).

Includes

Transport, hot air balloon ride with champagne breakfast, tastings at nominated wineries, glass of sparkling at Domaine Chandon, wine tasting, main course a la carte lunch, glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, wine tasting with cheese at De Bortoli, bottled water, guide and GST.

Group Tours

Tours are available on a daily basis with a minimum of 2 people. Private tours can be arranged, price on application.

Wine, Food & Fly Daytour

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Take to the skies for an indulgent introduction to the Yarra Valley.

HIGHLIGHTS

      • Return helicopter flights
    • Yering Station Cellar Door, Produce Store and Barrel Hall
    • Yering Station Wine Bar Restaurant

An ideal option if you’re time poor and have something special to celebrate with a loved one, family, friends or staff. Departing from the city aboard your single or twin-engined Eurocopter helicopter, the flight path takes you out above the meandering Yarra River and bush laden suburbs of the north-east to the vineyard clad hills of the Yarra Valley and the site of Victoria’s first vineyard, Yering Station. Following the 25 minute fight and a gentle descent, you’ll be greeted with a glass of Yarrabank sparkling before your wine tasting in the original winery (circa 1859) and a private guided tour of the underground barrel hall. You’ll then adjourn to the stunning Wine Bar Restaurant for a superb 3 course a la carte lunch that will be matched to estate wines.

Indicative times of 11:30am to 4:00pm would apply but will be confirmed prior to the date of travel. The departure point is from the helipad located on the northern bank of the Yarra River, opposite Melbourne Convension and Exhibition Centre.

TOUR PRICING

Package

$795 per person (applies from 1/4/15 to 31/3/16).

Includes

Return flights, glass of Yarrabank sparkling on arrival, private tour of fermentation & barrel halls, wine tasting, 3 course a la carte lunch with glass of wine per course and coffee at Yering Station, bottled water, guide and GST.

Group Tours

Tours are available on a daily basis with a minimum of 2 people. Private tours can be arranged, price on application.

Overnight Food & Wine Tour

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A relaxing day out with an emphasis on a wide range of wine accompanied by superb food, stunning scenery and luxury overnight accommodation.

HIGHLIGHTS

    • Coldstream Hills
    • Medhurst
    • Domaine Chandon
    • Yering Station Wine Bar & Restaurant
    • Yering Station Cellar Door & Produce Store
    • Chateau Yering
    • Eleonore’s Restaurant
    • Sweetwater Cafe
    • De Bortoli (producers of Noble One, Australia’s most awarded dessert wine)

Travel to the north-east through the bush laden suburbs of Templestowe, Warrandyte and Wonga Park to the Coldstream Hills Winery at 4Coldstream. Established by James Halliday, one of Australia’s leading authors and commentators on wine, the wines are beautifully crafted and have enjoyed success at numerous wine shows, especially the chardonnay and pinot noir.

It’s then a short drive to the charming Medhurst Vineyard. Established in 1999, the family owned vineyard of 35 acres has a delightful elevation in the foothills of the Warramate Ranges and produces a small selection of elegant table wines.

We then head to the very famous and very French Domaine Chandon. Enjoy a tour of the production facilities before settling down to a glass of premium sparkling wine (methode champenoise) while taking in the glorious vista.

We then travel to Yering Station for lunch in their stunning Wine Bar Restaurant. With its world class views and cuisine, you’ll have a full a la carte selection from which to select your main course meal. After lunch, transfer through to Chateau Yering, the historic 1854 property that was reborn in 1997 as a gracious 5 star country hotel. Settle in to your Garden Suite accommodation and the hotel’s facilities before dinner in the elegant 2surrounds of Eleonore’s Restaurant.

Your second day in the Valley starts with breakfast in the light filled Sweetwater Cafe. The remainder of the morning is free for you to relax before meeting our driver and group for lunch in the Yering Station Wine Bar Restaurant. The a la carte menu offers terrific variety which ensures there’ll be something new to consider. Post-lunch, visit the original winery (circa 1859) that features local artworks and produce as well as estate and reserve wines to taste.

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

Our journey home takes us through Steels Creek and Christmas Hills for superb Valley views and the occasional kangaroo.

Indicative time of departure on Day 1 would be 9:00am with drop off on Day 2 around 6:30pm but these will be confirmed prior to the date of travel. Pick up is from your city hotel or from another agreed point. If you are staying out of the city, St Paul’s Cathedral, which is located in the city opposite Federation Square and Flinders Street Train Station would be the central meeting point.

TOUR PRICING3

Package

$625 per person (applies from 1/4/15 to 31/3/16).

Includes

Transport, tastings at nominated wineries, glass of sparkling at Domaine Chandon, 2 x main course a la carte lunches with glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, Garden Suite accommodation at Chateau Yering, three course a la carte dinner at Eleonore’s Restaurant, full breakfast in Sweetwater Cafe, newspaper, use of Chateau Yering facilities, petit fours on arrival, cheese platter at De Bortoli’s, bottled water, guide and GST.

Group Tours

Tours are available on a daily basis with a minimum of 2 people. Private tours can be arranged, price on application.

Overnight Food, Wine & Wildlife Tour

Yarra Valley Overnight Food, Wine & Wildlife Tour

A very full & enthralling day, starting with Australian wildlife and finishing with fine food & wine and luxury overnight accommodation.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Healesville Sanctuary
  • Yering Station Cellar Door & Produce Store
  • Yering Station Wine Bar & Restaurant
  • Chateau Yering
  • Eleonore’s Restaurant
  • Sweetwater Cafe
  • De Bortoli (producers of Noble One, Australia’s most awarded dessert wine).

Travel to the north-east through the bush laden suburbs of Templestowe, Warrandyte and Wonga Park to the world-famous Healesville Sanctuary, one of Australia’s most recognised and acclaimed wildlife sanctuaries.

With 30 hectares of bushland, it showcases more than 200 species of Australian wildlife in a distinctly Australian setting. Here, visitors can experience close-up encounters with some of Australia’s most unique and captivating wildlife in their natural habitat, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, birds of prey and platypus.

We then travel to Yering Station for lunch in their stunning Wine Bar Restaurant. With its world class views and cuisine, you’ll have a full a la carte selection from which to select your main course meal. After lunch, transfer through to Chateau Yering, the historic 1854 property that was reborn in 1997 as a gracious 5 star country hotel. Settle in to your Garden Suite accommodation and the hotel’s facilities before dinner in the elegant surrounds of Eleonore’s Restaurant.

Your second day in the Valley starts with breakfast in the light filled Sweetwater Cafe. The remainder of the morning is free for you to relax before meeting our driver and group for lunch in the Yering Station Wine Bar Restaurant. The a la carte menu offers terrific variety which ensures there’ll be something new to consider. Post-lunch, visit the original winery (circa 1859) that features local artworks and produce as well as estate and reserve wines to taste.

Following a relaxing lunch, travel through to the 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

Our journey home can take us through Steels Creek and the rolling Christmas Hills.

Indicative time of departure on Day 1 would be 9:00am with drop off on Day 2 around 6:30pm but these will be confirmed prior to the date of travel. Pick up is from your city hotel or from another agreed point. If you are staying out of the city, St Paul’s Cathedral, which is located in the city opposite Federation Square and Flinders Street Train Station would be the central meeting point.

TOUR PRICING

Package 

$640 per person (applies from 1/4/15 to 31/3/16).

Includes

Transport, entry to Healesville Sanctuary, wine tasting, 2 x main course a la carte lunches, glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, Garden Suite accommodation at Chateau Yering, three course a la carte dinner at Eleonore’s Restaurant, full breakfast in Sweetwater Cafe, newspaper, use of Chateau Yering facilities, petit fours on arrival, wine tasting with cheese at De Bortoli, bottled water, guide and GST.

Group Tours

Tours are available on a daily basis with a minimum of 2 people. Private tours can be arranged, price on application.

PRICE COMPARISON

  • Yarra Valley Food & Wine Daytour
    $195 per person

    Includes

    Transport, tastings at nominated wineries, glass of sparkling at Domaine Chandon, main course a la carte lunch with glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, cheese platter at De Bortoli’s, bottled water, guide and GST.

  • Yarra Valley Food, Wine & Wildlife Daytour
    $210 per person

    Includes

    Transport, entry to Healesville Sanctuary, wine tasting, main course a la carte lunch, glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, wine tasting with cheese at De Bortoli, bottled water, guide and GST.

  • Yarra Valley Food, Wine & Balloon Daytour
    $585 per person

    Includes

    Transport, hot air balloon ride with champagne breakfast, tastings at nominated wineries, glass of sparkling at Domaine Chandon, wine tasting, main course a la carte lunch, glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, wine tasting with cheese at De Bortoli, bottled water, guide and GST.

  • Yarra Valley Food, Wine and Fly Daytour
    $795 per person

    Includes

    Return flights, glass of Yarrabank sparkling on arrival, private tour of fermentation & barrel halls, wine tasting, 3 course a la carte lunch with glass of wine per course and coffee at Yering Station, bottled water, guide and GST.

  • Yarra Valley Overnight Food & Wine Tour
    $625 per person

    Includes

    Transport, tastings at nominated wineries, glass of sparkling at Domaine Chandon, 2 x main course a la carte lunches with glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, Garden Suite accommodation at Chateau Yering, three course a la carte dinner at Eleonore’s Restaurant, full breakfast in Sweetwater Cafe, newspaper, use of Chateau Yering facilities, petit fours on arrival, cheese platter at De Bortoli’s, bottled water, guide and GST.

  • Yarra Valley Overnight Food, Wine & Wildlife Tour
    $640 per person

    Includes

    Transport, entry to Healesville Sanctuary, wine tasting, 2 x main course a la carte lunches, glass of wine and coffee at Yering Station, Garden Suite accommodation at Chateau Yering, three course a la carte dinner at Eleonore’s Restaurant, full breakfast in Sweetwater Cafe, newspaper, use of Chateau Yering facilities, petit fours on arrival, wine tasting with cheese at De Bortoli, bottled water, guide and GST.

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