Choose this combo tour to club two of the most fantastic experiences in and around Melbourne, while saving more and exerting less. Enjoy an elaborate Yarra Valley tour with visits to four wineries and a chocolate factory along with Eureka Skydeck and Edge Experience admission.
Enjoy the breathtaking sights of the lush Yarra Valley, indulge in generous wine tastings at four of its well-known wineries and try some free samples of exquisite chocolate at a chocolate factory. Also, try some fresh local produce at a gourmet farmhouse and enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant overlooking the mesmerizing valley.
Take in the panoramic city views from the highest vantage point in Southern Hemisphere - the Eureka Skydeck 88, and face your fear of heights with an exciting ride on the Edge.
This tour provides return transfers to Melbourne city hotels for a comfortable touring experience.
Yarra Valley Food & Wine Tour
Start this tour to the beautiful Yarra Valley with a comfortable pick up from your accommodation at the Melbourne Central Business District. Enjoy an hour’s drive before arriving at the scenic wine-producing valley.
Take some time to soak up the pictorial beauty of the mountain ranges, rolling hills, and vineyards around you. Let your well-informed guide take you to your first destination for the day - Gateway Estate Farmhouse, a high tech hydroponic greenhouse that grows strawberries and capsicums. Indulge in servings of fresh fruit and seasonal produce and gain insight on sustainable farming techniques used by the farmhouse. Don’t forget to taste their strawberry liqueurs, preserves, and cheeses. You may even pick some strawberries from the farm at an extra cost.
Get transported further to the rustic cellar door of Napoleone Cider and Brewery House where you’re presented with generous samples of delicious ciders and ales. Then, visit the famous Dominque Portet Winery to try their rare 10th generation French sparkling wine. Your next surprise is another tasting session at the Rochford Winery that creates the finest of dry wines. Finally, move to the upper side of Yarra Valley to enjoy delicious platters and Italian inspired wines at the Killara Estate Winery, while enjoying the amazing views of the valley.
After an extensive wine tasting spree, take a lunch break at a restaurant overlooking the gardens and the stunning valley. Marvel at the stunning lush views as you enjoy delicious dishes, prepared from local gourmet produce. Treat yourself with antipasto sharing plates in the first course followed by a mix of light seasonal meals.
Conclude this amazing trip with a final chocolate treat at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery, which produces over 250 different handcrafted chocolate and truffle varieties. This trip ends with a transfer back to your Melbourne accommodation.
Eureka Skydeck & Edge Experience Ticket
After your return to Melbourne, you may use the Eureka Skydeck & Edge Experience tickets on a separate day at leisure. Arrive at Eureka Skydeck, situated on the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower after an exciting 40 second ride in the world’s fastest elevator! Take in the 360 degree views of the Melbourne city and beyond, including your favourite city attractions like the Melbourne City Ground and the Botanical Gardens. You may choose to visit this place after dark to see the illuminated city views.
To make this tour even more memorable, take an adventurous and daring ride on the Edge, a glass cube that extends out from the building on a sliding platform, promising you breathtaking panoramic sights of the city down below.
Hotel pickup & drop off 3 wineries, cider and ale tastings Cheese & chocolate tastings Local fruit produce and condiments Gourmet lunch Experienced driver/guide Informative tour commentary Ticket to Eureka Skydeck & Edge experience
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