Things to do in Swan Valley

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Swan Valley Full-Day Winery Experience with Lunch from Perth

1. Swan Valley Full-Day Winery Experience with Lunch from Perth

Discover Swan Valley’s wonderfully unique and world class wineries on a full-day tour from Perth with an exceptional local guide. Be treated as a long lost friend at cellar doors offering premium wines, remarkable characters and priceless ambience. Feast on an a la carte lunch, cheese boards, beers and heart-stopping chocolates and truffles. Join the tour at the meeting point for your journey to Swan Valley, only 25 minutes from the Perth CBD. Visit family run vineyards, where the owners are happy to share their winemaking techniques, through to the large well-known wineries. Your guide will give you interesting and informative commentary along the way.  Sample a gourmet cheese board with local cheeses at Lancaster Wines whilst sitting amongst the vines enjoying their extensive selection of premium wines and fortifies. Order a delicious main meal off the set menu at a delight boutique winery with a glass of wine or beer. At the end of the day relax with a beer at one of the boutique breweries in the Swan Valley with a glass of beer or wine. Indulge in handmade chocolates and truffles at the Chocolate Company and browse chutneys and jams at Providore before returning to Perth.

Pinnacles, Koalas & Sandboarding Tour Day Trip from Perth

2. Pinnacles, Koalas & Sandboarding Tour Day Trip from Perth

Following pick-up from Perth, head to Caversham Wildlife Park in the Swan Valley to admire koalas and wombats and hand feed kangaroos. Travel along quiet back roads to the lobster fishing town of Cervantes. Here, enjoy a behind-the-scenes factory tour on the processing of Western Australia rock lobster followed by a fish and chips lunch. Next, head to the mystical Pinnacles Desert for an easy walk through the fascinating landscape. Drive over the vast sand dunes of Lancelin in a custom-built 4WD vehicle before trying some downhill sandboarding. After the tour, drive down the Indian Ocean Drive to arrive back to Perth for drop-off.

Swan Valley: Full-Day Wine Tour with Lunch

3. Swan Valley: Full-Day Wine Tour with Lunch

Join this tour for a memorable day in the Swan Valley enjoying the many great wines and produce the valley has to offer. If you are looking for a quality tour with a knowledgeable guide, join this tour. The day tour includes: • Pick-up and drop off at locations listed below in comfortable air conditioned vehicles • Wine tasting at 4 very different and first class wineries • Savoring a delicious cheeseboard with our wine tasting at one of the wineries • A scrumptious lunch at a winery • A complimentary glass of wine included with lunch • Chocolate samples at the Margaret River Chocolate Factory • Decadent chocolate liqueurs & fine foods at Providore • Beer tasting at a local micro brewery Everything listed above is included in the tour price. Please note that the supplier picks up from Perth CBD (9.50am), Crown Casino (10.00am) and The Swan Valley Visitor Cenere, Guildford (10.15am) - options can be chosen when booking. Please also advise of any special dietary requirements.

Perth: Full Day Swan Valley Cruise & Wine Tasting With Lunch

4. Perth: Full Day Swan Valley Cruise & Wine Tasting With Lunch

Indulge yourself on a full-day exploration of the Swan Valley in Western Australia. Located at the upper reaches of the Swan River, the region is a wine lover’s paradise, full of boutique wineries. It was the birthplace of viticulture during the early days of settlement in Western Australia. You will enjoy a leisurely river cruise from Perth along the calm Swan River, to the celebrated fertile Swan Valley. You will be welcomed on board with a morning tea, then wine tastings with a selection of cheese and biscuits.   Your boat will be the airline style, fully air-conditioned River Lady with an open bow area. Enjoy the Captain’s commentary and learn the art of wine tasting with wine, selected from one of Western Australia’s notable wineries while you relax and enjoy the scenery. Upon completion of your cruise you will be met by your coach driver and will embark on a driving tour of the Valley with visits to 2 boutique wineries and 2 breweries. Western Australia’s oldest wine region, the area is also rich with artisan food producers, including nougat and chocolate makers. You will visit an assortment of traditional and modern wineries, sampling the best the Swan Valley has to offer as you go. Stop off at a microbrewery for a refreshing ale with wedges. The entire trip is a food and wine lover’s dream ticket, combining wine, cheese, beer and chocolate tasting in a relaxed and informal setting. You will be served a scrumptious set lunch at Homestead Brewery, complete with a complimentary glass of wine, beer or cider. Move on to a chocolate tasting and truffle tasting at the boutique Margaret River Chocolate Company. The 8-hour tour with an English-speaking guide will tantalize your taste buds and tickle your palette. On the return coach journey you can take advantage of free drop-offs in Perth, Burswood or historic Guildford.

From Perth: Swan Valley Cruise, Winery, Cheese & Lunch

5. From Perth: Swan Valley Cruise, Winery, Cheese & Lunch

Take a seat and revel in the beautiful Swan River on the only cruise in Australia that departs from a capital city and delivers you to the doorstep of an award-winning wine region. On your upstream journey along the Swan River, enjoy complimentary tea and coffee with freshly baked muffins, accompanied by a guided premium Western Australian wine tasting and cheese board selection. Upon arrival, enjoy a grazing table lunch at Sandalford Estate accompanied by a glass of wine, beer, or soft drink.  On the return, delicious cake and all-inclusive wines are waiting for you on board. Live entertainment follows as you cruise the upper reaches of the Swan River back to Perth.

Swan Valley: Half-Day Wine Tour From Perth

6. Swan Valley: Half-Day Wine Tour From Perth

Experience a memorable half day in the Swan Valley enjoying the many great wines and produce the valley has to offer. With easy pick-up in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle , just sit back and take in the beautiful scenery as you head to your first stop. Indulge in 4 tastings very different wineries, sampling the best the area has to offer. Savour a delicious cheese board with one of the wine tastings and enjoy chocolate samples at the Margaret River Chocolate Factory. Finish a relaxing, satisfying day out with a spot of fine food sampling at Providore and beer tasting at a local micro brewery.

Full-Day Swan Valley Wineries with Lunch and River Cruise

7. Full-Day Swan Valley Wineries with Lunch and River Cruise

This full-day tour through Perth’s gorgeous “Valley of Tastes” offers an extravaganza of fine wines and delicious food. After meeting your friendly driver at the Wellington street tourist stand in downtown Perth, drive through Western Australia’s Swan Valley. Known for its exceptional cuisine and beautiful wines, in just 30 minutes you will be a world away, in the beautiful Swan Valley.  On the way you will tour through the pretty heritage listed town of Guildford to visit 3 boutique wineries, the Margaret River Chocolate Company and Providore. The leisurely tour provides experienced, friendly tour guides who will look after all aspects of the day. Whether your preferred choice of is red or white, you can purchase some samples to enjoy later or ship back home. You will also get to taste some exquisite cheeses. The tour includes a set lunch with a glass of wine, beer or cider. It also allows for a visit to a chocolate factory, where you will sample a delicious chocolate truffle. Then it is time for the serene boat cruise back to Perth on board a luxurious, single-level cruiser. Sit back and relax with wine and entertainment as it glides gently back to Wellington street tourist stand in plenty of time for your own evening arrangements. Groups are kept small for a more personalized service, providing the chance to make new friends along the way.

From Perth: Swan Valley Winery & Brewery Day Tour With Lunch

8. From Perth: Swan Valley Winery & Brewery Day Tour With Lunch

Experience a full day of indulgence as you sample the best of Swan Valley on a full-day winery tour. You will enjoy the regions amazing boutique beers and premium wines, as well as mouthwatering chocolate and cheese  - so don’t plan on a big dinner for later! Your tour includes wine tasting at 4 boutique wineries, and a visit to 2 boutique breweries, a mouthwatering cheeseboard and chocolate and truffle tasting at a chocolate company. You will also be treated to a scrumptious set lunch at Homestead Brewery, complete with a complimentary glass of wine, beer or cider. Complimentary photo service provided.

Afternoon Swan Valley Wine Tasting with Transportation

9. Afternoon Swan Valley Wine Tasting with Transportation

For those who are short on time, this is an abbreviated version of Swan Valley Tours full-day Indulgence Tour of Perth’s “Valley of Tastes.” It offers relaxed, midday departures and will have you back in Perth in plenty of time for your own evening arrangements. You will meet your friendly driver at the Wellington Street Tourist Stand, near the Perth Train Station for the comfortable drive to one of Western Australia’s finest wine-growing regions, the Swan Valley.   In just 30 minutes you will be a world away, in the beautiful Swan Valley. On the way you will tour through the pretty heritage listed town of Guildford to visit 3 boutique wineries, a brewery a Chocolate Company and Providore. The fun, educational tour explains the wine-producing process, as you to sample the excellent wine that the Swan Valley does so well. Beer fans will also welcome a stop at a microbrewery for a refreshing ale and wedges. Then finish at everybody’s favourite, the Margaret River Chocolate Company.   Throughout the excursion, your affable guide will take complimentary souvenir photographs that you can share with your family and friends. You will get to taste some exquisite cheeses, as well as a locally chocolate truffle. Groups are kept small for a more personalized service, providing the chance to make new friends along the way.

Swan Valley: VIP Wine Tour with Cheeseboard and Lunch

10. Swan Valley: VIP Wine Tour with Cheeseboard and Lunch

This is an all-inclusive tour, meaning that there are no other expenses on the day. Just a short drive from Perth's CBD and with historical commentary from your expert Tour Guide, your day begins with a very special visit to the Swan Valley's oldest winery for an exclusive behind-the-scenes winery tour to learn about the art of wine-making and discover the journey of wine from the vine to the bottle. You are then treated to an extensive private wine tasting session at the cellar door which is accompanied by a delicious artisan cheeseboard produced in the Swan Valley for morning tea. The second venue for the day is one of the most respected and historic wineries in the region where you can indulge yourself in a gourmet main course lunch prepared by an award-winning chef. Instead of a shared platter, you will have a choice of a variety of main course options with something to satisfy every taste (vegetarian and gluten free options available). Your lunch will also be accompanied by a glass of wine of your choice from a private cellar door tasting of the estates exclusive small batch wines only available at the cellar door. Following your delicious lunch, enjoy the afternoon with additional private wine tasting sessions at some of the regions most respected small producing wineries, (which have been run by the same family over multiple generations, preserving and developing their own respective wine making styles and traditions). Each winery has been carefully selected to showcase the best styles of wines the region has to offer and is known for. Your perfect day in the Swan Valley is capped off with a final stop at one of "Australia’s Top 100 Gourmet Experiences" to enjoy some decadent chocolate and gourmet food sampling and a chance to purchase some treats to take home.

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What people are saying about Swan Valley

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 567 reviews

We had a great day out in the Swan Valley visiting several lovely wineries, the Margaret River Chocolate Co. and a couple of breweries. Highly recommend this tour as it had a great variety and our guide for the day, Keith, was excellent

A great day out with good company. Alan is an informative and interesting guide with a great sense of humour. The wine and food experiences were excellent.

such an awesome afternoon in the beautiful Swan Valley. Alan is a fantastic host and is very knowledgeable. Highly recommended

I liked the sand surfing best, 30 minutes more would have been great for that. Overall varied program. Well put together.

The whole experience was excellent. Alan was very knowledgeable, friendly and a brilliant tour guide.