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Yarra Valley Wine Lovers Tour

Delight your senses on a getaway trip to the beautiful Yarra Valley for an epic foodie and tasting tour. Like our artisanal friends here, we have crafted something special. Putting together the perfect mix of indulgences just for you, the weekend lover. 

Enjoy the good vibes on the way through our countryside. Take in the relaxing views and interesting insights from our local host. Then entertain your curiosity with tastings from our premium boutique producers. Let the good times begin! 

We know a few things about creating an awesome day out. Thanks to our sweet guests, you can be assured that you’re hanging out with the #1 rated Food & Drink operator in Melbourne. So put on your sunnies and get ready to experience the Yarra Valley.

What makes our wine lovers tour a must-do!

A main course lunch with glass in the Yarra Valley Wine Tours

2 course lunch with wine

Enjoy a seated tasting at a beautiful winery followed by a delicious 2 course lunch (entrée & main) with a glass of estate of wine.

Table of Wine Bottles

Yarra Valley wine tastings

Explore three hand-picked wineries to taste wines that represents the terroir of Yarra Valley. All tasting fees are included.

Domaine Chandon Tasting

Chandon Sparkling Selection

Visit the famous Domaine Chandon Yarra Valley, the only French Champagne Winery in Australia, to experience their exclusive "Sparkling Selection" tasting.*

Napoleone Brewery Beers And Ciders

Local craft brewery

Quench your thirst with beer & cider made local and with fruits from nearby orchards. A pot/glass of beer or cider of your choice is included.

Cheese and Wine Tasting in Yarra Valley

Cheese & nibble platters

Enjoy a cheese and nibble platter at your first winery to accompany your wine tastings. This will add extra depth plus it's delicious!

Sweets At Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Visit the famous Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery for a tempting bounty of sweets.

Dancing Kangaroo

#1 on TripAdvisor & Google

Thanks to our wonderful guests and their 5-star reviews, we are rated the #1 Food & Drink Tour Operator.

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Awesome local guides

A great tour always start with positive and upbeat tour guides. We live and breathe this passion so come join us for a great time!

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Yarra Valley Wine Tour

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Weekend Lovers Yarra Valley Food and Wine Tours

This is the ultimate indulgent tour of the Yarra Valley. We have poured our heart into curating the most elegant and fun day trip for you to enjoy. So let us delight you and swift you to the most beautiful wine region in Victoria. 

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Tour schedule

Temporarily unavailable for booking. Please choose from our other offerings.
Pick up @ 9:20AM
Depart @ 9:35AM and Return @ 5:45PM
Excludes some public holidays

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Pick-up location

St Paul's Cathedral:
Meet on the corner of Flinders Street & Swanston Street @ 9:20AM, in front of the steps of St Paul's Cathedral on the Flinders Street side. We aim to depart from here at 9:35AM sharp so please plan ahead to avoid delays.

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  • All our Yarra Valley tasting tours are fully inclusive for your convenience and peace of mind. 
  • Experience the #1 rated Food & Drink tour from Melbourne as mentioned on TripAdvisor
  • Taste wines across 3 distinctive wineries offering their unique perspectives on the Yarra Valley region
  • Enjoy a locally made cheese platters with nibbles at your first winery (fees included).
  • Visit the only Domaine Chandon in Australia to experience their “Sparkling Selection” experience valued @ $20pp. This is a 30 minute guided tasting of  4 signature sparkling followed by a full flute of your choice.

*Note: A minimum number of 8 people is required for this experience to go ahead. In the event there is less, we will do the “Splash Tasting” which is also awesome! (Yes, your fees are covered). Learn more.

  • Feast on a shared meat and cheese charcuterie board with a tailored wine tasting followed by a seasonal gourmet main course lunch with a glass of wine (fees included).
  • Quench your thirst with a glass of beer or cider of your choice at a local craft brewery (fees included).
  • Visit Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-creamery (complimentary samples available).
  • Simple convenience of a central pick-up and drop-off location in Melbourne.
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Why pick us?

After many overwhelming requests by our awesome guests, we have created the Weekend Lovers tour to truly celebrate Yarra Valley's crafty diversity. We have blended the perfect combinations of fun activities with interesting insights so that you can be truly mesmerised by this blissful place. What makes us unique is our audacity to be different and passion for curating memorable tours. Don't just hop onto any tired bus tour, instead come dance with us in the Yarra.

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Sample itinerary

Yarra Valley is Melbourne’s favourite getaway destination and home to the freshest local produce and trendiest craft. We aim to always keep our tours energetic by heading off the beaten track. Below is a sample itinerary of what a perfect date with us might look like. 

"Bring your sunnies, we'll do the rest"

9:20 AM

Please meet in front of St Paul's Cathedral (located on corner of Flinders Street & Swanston Street). Wait near the near the steps area on the Flinders Street side.

9:35 AM

We aim to leave on time so please be considerate to others and plan your trip in advance.
Head via a scenic route to the Yarra Valley taking in the views of a relaxing countryside and the mountain ranges that encircle the lower flat plains. There are many spotting opportunities of native wildlife like Kangaroos and Wedge Tail Eagles that call this place their home.

Yarra Valley Scenery

11:00 AM

Arrive fresh off the bus at your first destination, Domaine Chandon. Here you'll experience a champagne breakfast with their exclusive "Sparkling Selection" tasting in a private room with a Chandon host.

Please note that the “Sparkling Selection” tasting requires a minimum of 8 people on tour. If there are less we’ll indulge in the “splash” tasting which is also great! 

Chandon Sparkling Selection

12:00 PM

Then make your way across the Yarra Valley floor towards the edge of the mountains to a picturesque winery for a seated wine tasting session with the wine-maker. This intimate experience includes a shared meat & cheese charcuterie board for you to nibble on while enjoying the single-vineyard wines. Following this wine appreciation, you get to choose a wine of your choice to enjoy with a main course lunch. We finish the dinning session with a coffee or tea.

Lunch time with Dancing Kangaroo Tours on our Yarra Valley Wine Tours

2:00 PM

Next visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-creamery famous for their generous scoops of ice-cream and indulgent chocolates. Be tempted to spoon copious amounts of complimentary chocolate buttons upon entry.

YV Chocolaterie & Ice-creamery_

2:45 PM

We continue our drive to the final cellar-door located on a hill overlooking the vineyard. Take a moment to appreciate the wonderful panoramic scenery of the Yarra Valley from this height. Then be delighted by a platter of artisan cheeses with breads and crackers throughout your wine tastings.

Cheese and Wine Tasting in Yarra Valley

3:45 PM

Quench any remaining thirst at Napoleone Brewery and Ciderhouse. Enjoy a full glass of either a craft beer (try either their pale ale or lager) or a cider (apple & pear). You may take a wander through the buildings attach to the microbrewery like the Meletos bar & Providore gift and flower shop.

Ladies enjoy some cider at Napoleone Brewery

4:30 PM

Good things are best enjoyed in moderation. It's time to dance back onto the bus and head home to Melbourne.

Bruce the Unicorn

5:45 PM

Arrive back at Melbourne and be dropped off on the side of Federation Square. Thank you for doing the Weekend Lovers Tour with us! Make sure to give us a high-5 on TripAdvisor or Google.

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