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The Tour that pleases the Girls & Boys!

"This is our new and upbeat wine tour with a twist of gins, cheese & chocolates. Designed for those who like to join a more light-hearted experience and taste the varied offerings of the Yarra Valley. ;"

Join us for an unforgettable journey through Yarra Valley’s finest flavours on our ultimate tasting tour, featuring wines, cheeses, chocolates, and gins/beers.

Since 2015, Sean and his team have crafted unique Food & Drink experiences, departing daily from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley. With thousands of 5-star reviews, you can book with confidence.

Our “Happy Girls & Boys” tour offers a day filled with delightful tastings and memorable experiences. Guided by our fun and knowledgeable local guide, you’ll enjoy tastings at a chocolate factory, a dairy, two unique wineries, and a gin distillery. Prefer beers over gin? On most days, we can switch this option if the group collectively agrees – no worries!

To keep this experience budget-friendly, lunch is not included. This allows you to enjoy a meal at our selected winery that suits your taste and appetite (win-win!).

Join us for a day of indulgence and discovery in Yarra Valley. Book your spot now for a truly exceptional experience!

Why our Happy Girls & Boys Tour is a Must-Do!

Taste Yarra Valley wines

Explore two of our favourite hand-selected wineries to taste wines that captures the unique terroir of the Yarra Valley. Wine tastings at the two wineries are included.

Taste chocolates

Visit the famous Yarra Valley Chocolate & Ice-cream Factory for an indulgent tasting experience. Chocolate tastings are included.

Fresh Cheeses At Yarra Valley Dairy

Taste cheeses

Visit the iconic Yarra Valley Dairy to taste their delicious soft cheeses. On some occassions, we may visit Coldstream Dairy instead. Cheese tastings are included.

Gourmet Wood Fired Pizzas Made Fresh At Divino

Feast to your liking

We'll visit the lively Quarters Bistro at Hubert Estate for lunch. They have a selection of amazing food that you can choose from to suit your budget and preference. Enjoy lunch at your own expense.

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Taste Gins at Four Pillars Distillery

Enjoy the award winning contemporary gins produced by Four Pillars Distillery. A generous tasting paddle with a mixer is included.

Epic head on craft beers in the Yarra Valley

or Taste Craft Beers at Watts River Brewery

If gin is not your thing. We can switch to go to a brewery instead if the group collectively decides - only on select days from Thursdays to Mondays. If this happens, we can visit a local brewery such as Watts River for tastings or glass. A glass or paddle of beer is included. Please note you can skip the gin paddle and opt for a bottle of craft beer or cider at Four Pillars too!

Why Choose Us For Your Winery Tour


We're fun

We are enjoying ourselves by doing what makes us happy, and we invite you to come have fun with us in our backyard.


We're small

We are not a huge business just focused on making money from tourists. Our business is owned and operated by friendly locals who are like one big family.


We know

We know the right balance of information paired with a positive attitude is magic!

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Yarra Valley Wines, Gins/Beers, Cheese & Chocolate Tour

A leisurely tour of the Yarra Valley that includes tasting at eccentric wineries, a dairy, a chocolate factory and the cool Four Pillars Gin Distillery or Watts River Brewery.

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Tour schedule

Operates most days - subject to availability.
Pick-up time: 8:45AM in front of Arts Centre Melbourne
Return time: 5:30PM in front of ACMI (Federation Square)
Excludes some public holidays

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Pick-up location

Arts Centre Melbourne - 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

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Highlights & Inclusions

• Visit 2 premium hand-picked wineries for guided wine tastings
• Dive into a paddle of gins with a mixer at Four Pillars Distillery. If gins not for you, there is an option to switch this to Watts River brewery on select days if the group prefers (Thursdays to Mondays only). You can also replace the Gin Paddle for a glass of beer or cider at Four Pillars Distillery if you prefer.
• Enjoy a guided soft cheese tastings at Yarra Valley Dairy (or sometimes Coldstream Dairy)
• Enjoy a guided chocolate tastings at the famous Yarra Valley Chocolate & Ice-cream factory 
• Convenient pick up and drop off at a central CBD location

  1. Lunch is not included. We’ll visit a restaurant called Quarters at Hubert Estate for you to order meals. You can check our their current menu via this link.
  2. Pick-up & drop-off from Hotel/Apartment/Accommodation is not provided. Instead we meet at a central convenient location – Arts Centre Melbourne.
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Why pick us?

Our tour experiences are the number 1 rated (woohoo!) food & drink experience in Melbourne (according to TripAdvisor & Google) and therefore is a must do! We are a dynamic and upbeat group of locals who enjoy hosting winery day trips. We believe you should hop off the beaten track and explore the various indulgences of the Yarra Valley. Importantly we wanted to make this a hassle-free day trip so we've made our packages all inclusive. All you have to do is just join and let the good times begin.

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from $125 PER PERSON

Lunch is not included. Instead we’ll visit a Hubert Estate’s restaurant called Quarters where you can order separate meals. 

You can only switch to do a brewery instead of the gin distillery on select days, i.e. Thursdays to Mondays only.

What you can expect | Sample itinerary

Unlike many other large tour operators who are fixated on doing the same itinerary, we believe that all great wine tasting tours should mix it up for fun! When there’s roughly 100 cellar doors and a bunch of craft breweries & distilleries as well as local producers, why wouldn’t you want be a Dancing Kangaroo and check them out. 

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