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Melbourne: Yarra Valley Explorer 2 Day Tour

Duration
2 Days
Prices:
On request

Under an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is famous for its wine, fresh food and breathtaking scenery. It’s where Victorian wine growing began; now it hosts over 55 wineries.


The Yarra Valley is Victoria’s premier wine making region. In addition to sampling local treats, you’ll have the chance to tour Domaine Chandon, home to one of Australia’s finest sparkling wines. Transfers to and from Melbourne are included.


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Duration
2 Days
Prices:
On request

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Day 1

Transfer to Yarra Valley and Touring

Join your AWTC Wine Expert guide this morning who will entertain and educate you and your fellow travelers. Taking in the sights during your relaxing journey to the Yarra Valley. After a 1 hour drive to Yarra Valley you arrive at a premium cellar door to enjoy your first tasting. Your first stop is Punt Road Winery where your AWTC guide will present an entertaining wine tutorial. Learn how to swirl, sniff, slurp and then enjoy an extensive cellar door tasting at an iconic Yarra Valley cellar door. Your next destination today is the amazing Balgownie Estate. Tucked away just off the Melba Highway, Balgownie is a real gem. With spectacular views and a great display on the history of winemaking, this place has a lot to offer. The cellar door staff will share some of their great wines with you before you move into the striking Rae's restaurant for a delicious 1 course lunch including a glass of wine and tea or coffee. After lunch say goodbye to your touring companions for today and make your way to reception to check in for your relaxing overnight stay.

Meal Plan Lunch
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa

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    Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa



    A leisurely one hour's drive or approximately 65 km from Melbourne's CBD and the airport. Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa is located in the heart of the Yarra Valley, amongst the undulating green landscape, which is accentuated by the striking geometry of corridors of ...

    A leisurely one hour's drive or approximately 65 km from Melbourne's CBD and the airport. Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa is located in the heart of the Yarra Valley, amongst the undulating green landscape, which is accentuated by the striking geometry of corridors of grape vines. The hotel is comprised of 69 spacious and sophisticated guest suites and rooms. All the rooms are elegantly appointed with soft furnishings, muted colour ways and subtle mood lighting.

    Facilities

    • Gift Shop
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Non-Smoking Property
    • Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • Swimming Pool

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Day 2

Touring and Transfer to Melbourne

Enjoy a delicious Buffet Breakfast at Rae's Restaurant and spend the rest of the morning at leisure. At 1:00pm (after you have checked out of your hotel) please make your way into the cellar door to meet your driver guide.

Today you take in the sights of the rustic Yering Farm cellar door which is a converted old hay shed is situated at the top of the hill, overlooking stunning views. Your last stop for today is the home of French Champagne company Moet and Chandon's Australian production house Domain Chandon. Enjoy a guided tour through the winery that shows how the wine is made followed by a relaxing glass of Australia's best bubbly with tasty light nibbles and a view that will leave you in awe.

Tour return time will be between 4.30pm and 5.00pm depending on traffic conditions and drop off location will be as per your pickup location.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 1 night accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Touring as described
  • Meals as indicated

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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1 Mar 2018
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