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11 days of wine, wonderful scenery and Australia's vibrant culinary culture

We create fully personalised trips from start to finish. From locations to accommodation and guides, everything is selected to suit you.

We give back to two regional charities from the profits of each one of our trips.

From expert private tours to restaurant reservations, we take care of every detail so you can make the most of your time off.

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Discover the exciting food and wine of Australia on this luxury ten night culinary adventure.

Begin in Hunter Valley, a little way north of Sydney in New South Wales, a beautiful area of rolling hills that is home to the country’s oldest vineyards, charming towns and some great restaurants. Take a backstage tour of a winery, try local cheeses and be introduced to the traditions of Australian cuisine.

Next up is vibrant Melbourne, Australia’s cultural heart with a restaurant scene to match. Explore the city with a resident foodie to get an insider’s taste of Melbourne’s edible identity through its multicultural neighbourhoods and tour several local boutique wineries in the nearby Yarra Valley.

Fly south to the rugged island of Tasmania and its capital, Hobart, which is rapidly establishing itself as a new culinary centre, it’s wonderful produce attracting celebrated chefs from across Australia. Spend an unforgettable day flying between the mountains aboard a helicopter visiting whisky distilleries and winemakers. Finally, after a night in Perth, spend your last two days discovering the famous wineries and stunning coast of Margaret River with some exclusive tastings and tours.

  • Privately guided winery tours and culinary experiences
  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Internal flights and private transfers
  • Full support from your Travel Concierge before, during and after your trip

Trip Itinerary

Days 1-3: New South Wales
Flights & Transfers

Meet and greet at Sydney airport

Private transfer to the Hunter Valley

Accommodation in New South Wales
Two nights in the Hunter Valley
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Just a couple of hours north from Sydney, the rolling hills of Hunter Valley are home to some of the oldest and most celebrated wine producers in Australia as well as charming towns and villages, great restaurants, and splendid national parks such as Upper Hunter and Barrington Tops. Vineyard and winery tours are the foremost way to experience the Hunter Valley, and foodies are well catered for with a range of gourmet experiences here, but you can also explore the region by mountain bike, horse or hot air balloon, and discover the past on historic colonial and Aboriginal rock art tours.


Behind the scenes Hunter Valley winery tour
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Take a privately guided behind the scenes winery tour around a popular Hunter Valley Winery. Meet the wine making team, try wines straight from the barrel (as well as the bottle!) and enjoy a cheese plate overlooking the vines.


Flights & Transfers

Private transfer to Sydney airport

Flight from Sydney to Melbourne

Days 3-6: Melbourne
Private transfer to your hotel in Melbourne

Accommodation in Melbourne
Three nights in Melbourne

Melbourne sits at the end of Port Phillip Bay, split by the winding Yarra River, with its suburbs reaching out around the shoreline. With handsome Victorian-era architecture, museums, galleries, theatres, green parks, and an innovative art and nightlife scene, this is undoubtedly Australia’s cultural heart. It’s also a city known for a collective obsession with coffee, the aromas of roasting beans fill the air, with hip cafes and delis at every turn, and love of sport, especially Australian rules football, cricket, horse racing and motorsport.


Melbourne with a foodie
Federation Square Pop up Patch rooftop produce gardens, Melbourne, Victoria

Spend the day with an expert in Melbourne’s local culinary identity. Go on an edible tour through the city’s fascinating multi-cultural neighbourhoods - Italian, Greek, Vietnamese, Chinese and more. Have lunch at one of Melbourne's burgeoning restaurant precincts and visit an underground city cheese room.


Yarra Valley day trip
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Visit several local boutique wineries in the Yarra Valley, just a short drive from Melbourne. Enjoy an exclusive behind the scenes barrel room tasting with one of the region's most recognised wine makers with a matched Yarra Valley produce plate. If you would like to see some of Australia’s iconic wildlife, visit the Healsville Wildlife Sanctuary, and have lunch at a local vineyard restaurant.


Flights & Transfers

Private transfer to Melbourne Airport

Flight from Melbourne to Hobart

Days 6-8: Tasmania
Flights & Transfers

Private transfer to your Tasmanian hotel

Accommodation in Tasmania
Two nights in Hobart

The city of Hobart, Tasmania’s state capital, was founded in 1804, and is a place where the old meets the new. Victorian portside warehouses and historic gardens are mixed with cutting edge restaurants, galleries and cafes, Australia’s oldest brewery contrasting with ultra-modern wineries, a vibe encapsulated at the incredible MONA (Museum of Old and New Art). Mingle with the locals at the weekly Salamanca Market where you’ll find fine local produce, artisan crafts and antiques. It's also a fantastic base from which to explore the rest of the island's wild interior.


Helicopter tour: Whisky and wine

Your helicopter tour will depart from Cambridge Aerodrome, heading to the Tasman Bridge, flying over Hobart City. Follow the Derwent River, then head over to Kempton for your first stop - the Redlands Estate Distillery. On completion of a whisky tasting and tour, we then track inland to Bothwell, the location of Nant Distillery. Enjoy a light snack and whisky tasting. We then fly over the Coal River Valley for a landing near Lark Distillery with an option of Lark Distillery tasting. Enjoy a wine tasting and lunch at Frogmore Creek Wines at your own pace, before heading back to Hobart.


Flights & Transfers

Private transfer to Hobart airport

Flight from Hobart to Perth

Days 8-9: Perth
Flights & Transfers

Private transfer to your hotel in Perth

Accommodation in Perth
Overnight in Perth

Enjoy an evening in Perth, the capital city of Western Australia state, a wonderfully laid back and cosmopolitan place that has been voted as one of the most liveable modern cities, not just in Australia, but in the world.


Flights & Transfers

Private transfer to Margaret River

Days 9-11: Margaret River
Accommodation in Margaret River
Two nights in Margaret River

Margaret River, south of Perth, is a rich wine producing region that also has dozens of top quality surf spots, a rugged coast, lush forests and great blooming patches of wild flowers. There is a distinct collection of wines, cheeses, ice-creams and craft beer, produced here, coming together in a large artisanal community of craftsmen and connoisseurs, together making this area a must for foodies.


Vasse Felix winery tour and lunch
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Arrive at Vasse Felix, the first and foremost winery in Margaret River. Walk through the region’s oldest vines, followed by a private tasting of the of the wine collection. A three course lunch then awaits, paired perfectly with some of the region's best wines.


Canal Rocks tour

A private guide will take you on a coastal journey to experience the raw beauty and nature of the Margaret River Region, completing a section of the Cape-to-Cape track. Leaving from Smiths Beach and traversing to Canal Rocks, guests will explore the magnificent coastline, rock pools, wildflowers wildlife, bush foods, and cultural history. Finish with a cheese board whilst observing the stunning formations of Canal Rocks and watching the sunset over the Indian Ocean.


Voyager and Leeuwin Estate tour

Start your day at Voyager Estate for an expertly guided tasting of the estate's latest releases and museum vintages of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot, as well as two styles of Sauvignon Blanc Semillon as a comparative tasting.

Then visit Leeuwin Estate where you will celebrate fine wine, food and the arts. Be welcomed with a glass of Brut and an overview of the history of the region, Leeuwin Estate, their world class Leeuwin Concert Series and the philosophy behind their winemaking. You will be escorted on a behind the scenes tour of the winemaking process, incorporating a visit to the Art Gallery to view the collection of contemporary Australian artworks commissioned for the famous Leeuwin Estate 'Art Series' labels. You will then be seated for a tutored wine tasting of five Leeuwin Estate wines, each accompanied by perfectly matched canapés. Your experience will continue in the award winning restaurant where you will enjoy the range of five wines accompanied by a seasonal menu including house baked bread and olive oil, a choice of mains and desserts, a farm cheese and tea or coffee.


Flights & Transfers

Private transfer to Perth Airport

This trip is just an example of the amazing vacations our experts could plan for you. Speak to one of the team today to start creating your private, bespoke trip.

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    We create fully personalised trips from start to finish. From locations to accommodation and guides, everything is selected to suit you.

    We give back to two regional charities from the profits of each one of our trips.

    From expert private tours to restaurant reservations, we take care of every detail so you can make the most of your time off.