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Melbourne: Around the Bay Food & Wine Taste Trail

Product ID: 273152
See, feel, and taste the produce from some of Melbourne’s best food, beer, and wine locations throughout the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas. Savor the experience that locals live day-in day-out, discovering a truly genuine local experience.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup is offered at a number of selected pickup points in Melbourne CBD.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit two spectacular wine regions in one day
  • Savor a winery lunch with views overlooking the vines
  • Enjoy a cellar door wine and craft beer tasting
  • Ride the state-of-the-art Arthurs Seat Gondola
  • Visit the colorful beach boxes of the Mornington Peninsula
Full description
After being collected from your accommodation, you will make your way to the Geelong Waterfront. Geelong’s spectacular waterfront is the perfect place to start the day, and will provide you with the opportunity to breathe in the fresh sea air as you walk along the esplanade. After departing from Geelong, you will visit the Scotchmans Hill Vineyard. Set on the picturesque Bellarine Peninsula with magnificent views, your first stop includes a wine tasting at this old French provincial barn house, situated amongst the vineyards of an estate.

Your tour then advances towards the Jack Rabbit Vineyard. Renowned for its breathtaking views, the house of Jack Rabbit Café will give you an opportunity to break for lunch and taste some of the Bellarine Peninsula’s epic eateries in a "local that the locals never want to leave". You will then sail upon the bay enjoying a Devonshire tea, observing the beauty of the area.

St. Andrews Brewery is next on your experience, which is a craft brewery set amongst the beauty of the Mornington Peninsulas which was once a world-class horse training facility. There you’ll join the locals for a beer-paddle tasting and the opportunity to watch the brewers crafting and pouring fantastic brews right from the stable doors. Following the brewery, you will visit Arthurs Seat Gondola, a state-of-the-art gondola set well over the state forest at the highest point of the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.

You will eventually make your way to the Peninsula Bathing Boxes, iconic bathing boxes which are the area’s symbol of summer and are a tourist attraction to themselves. At the conclusion of your peninsular experience, you will be returned to your point of origin.
Includes
  • Wine and beer paddle tastings
  • Winery lunch
  • National park fees
  • Arthurs Seat gondola ride
  • Friendly and informative guide
  • Round-trip transportation to and from selected pickup locations
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Snacks and other drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please inform of any dietary requirements at the time of booking
• You must be at least 18 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• Child fares apply to all travelers aged between 0-15 years, who must be accompanied by an adult
• Infant seats or child booster seats can be provided on request at least 72 hours prior to tour departure, you may also supply your own
• At least 2 people are required for this product to take place
• Tour stops may vary from time to time
Customer reviews
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Kyle was an excellent tour guide and driver. He is very knowledgeable and friendly. Everywhere he took us was great ... the wineries, brewery, ferry and gondola ride. Lunch and afternoon tea were delicious too. My friends and I had lots of fun and shared laughs with our fellow passengers. Would thoroughly recommend this tour to others.

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February 5, 2020

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Product ID: 273152