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Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Small group ensures personal service
Led by a local guide
Free drinks included
After pickup from your selected meeting point in Melbourne, your day trip starts with the approximate 1-hour drive to the Yarra Valley. Throughout the day, you’ll be accompanied by your guide, a wine expert who will entertain and educate you about the varietals that grow in this renowned wine region. Stop at your first winery, Steels Gate Wines is a boutique winery situated in a picturesque hillside setting at Dixons Creek. Their range of wines are all estate grown and estate made offering finesse and exceptional flavour. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere which makes this the perfect place to experience delicious wines while absorbing the serenity of the Yarra Valley Continue your day trip to your second winery, Balgownie Estate, a small vineyard famed for its cabernet sauvignon and shiraz varieties. Spend your first 30 minutes here at the tasting table, and then head into the winery restaurant for lunch, which includes a glass of wine and tea or coffee. While you eat, enjoy great views of the vineyard. Next, head to Yering Farm, a rustic winery whose cellar door is housed in a converted hay shed situated on top of a hill. Admire the antique copper tools used by pioneer winemakers more than 100 years ago while you sample the wines and before making your way to your last winery of the day, to the French champagne company Moet and Chandon's Australian production house. Take a private guided tour of the winery to see how sparkling wine is made, and then relax with a glass of bubbly while you marvel at the gorgeous vineyard views. Your day trip ends with the return drive to Melbourne, where you are dropped off at your original pickup point. Note: If lunch is not available at Balgownie Estate on the day of your tour, you’ll have lunch at a similar venue. Itinerary subject to change without notice.
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Wine tastings at four Yarra Valley wineries
Lunch at Balgownie Estate or equivalent
Glass of wine and tea or coffee with lunch
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Cruise port pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Not wheelchair accessible
Children must be accompanied by an adult; 1 child to every 2 adults
Minimum age for this tour is 5 years at adult rate; prior to boarding, a consent form must be signed by the parent or guardian of any child between the ages of 5 and 10 to confirm the child's age
Minimum age is to drink alcohol is 18 years
Vegetarian option is available daily, for other special dietary needs please advise at booking
This tour operates with a maximum of 24 passengers, and the maximum number of people per one booking is 8; it cannot be guaranteed that groups larger than 8 will be accommodated on the same vehicle
Please note: The exact itinerary, venues and timing are subject to change without notice
As per your tour option details
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Returns to original departure points between 4:30pm - 5:00pm depending on traffic conditions.