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Swan River Cruise & Winery Tour with Tasting – From Perth

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a 7 hour cruise along the Swan River and visit a famous wine estate
  • Complimentary morning tea and wine on board
  • Go for a winery tour and see for yourself how the best wines are prepared
  • Taste 6 varieties of premium Sandalford wines
  • Enjoy a 2 course lunch with your favourite Sandalford wine
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    7 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0945h (9:45 am)
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meeting Point

    Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, Perth

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    If you are looking for a riveting experience during your visit to Perth, then the Perth Wine-Tasting Experience is made for you. Perfect for wine enthusiasts, this lunch cruise and winery visit promises a memorable experience.

    Set sail past the city as you rejuvenate yourself with morning tea. Listen to an informative Captain’s commentary as your cruise meanders towards Sandalford Wine Estate, which is one of the oldest and largest family owned winemakers.

    Go for a behind-the-scenes winery tour and see how one of Australia’s best wines are produced. You will also taste 6 varieties of Sandalford wines and pick your favourite which you want to accompany with your lunch (all inclusive in the tour).

    Your fantastic wine cruise is rounded off with afternoon tea followed with some live entertainment provided by our crew.


    Your Swan River Cruise & Winery Tour with Tasting begins when you board your vessel from Pier 3 Barrack Street Jetty at 9.45 am. After you board, you will be served morning tea by the hospitable crew onboard as you cruise down the beautiful Swan River.

    As you settle and relax after tea, an informative commentary by the captain will enrich you with the history of the river.

    As you see the beautiful morning sun peeping through the trees, you will begin your wine tasting session along with cheese and biscuits, amidst the sublime surroundings of the river.

    To make your tour more interesting, you will visit the Sandalford Wine Estate established in 1840. It is one of Australia’s oldest and largest family owned winemakers. At the estate you will watch a film presentation about the estate and how through generations they have become one of the most sustainable wineries in the country.

    Next, you will go for an exclusive behind-the-scenes winery tour and tour the operational winery from suspended overhead walkways. You will also discover Sandalford's winemaking process from vine to bottle.

    The winery tour will be followed by wine tasting. Sip 6 varieties of Sandalford wines and make your pick. Choose what wine you will like to go for with your sumptuous lunch that will be provided during the tasting session. Your menu for lunch is as follows:

    Warm Fresh Bread Rolls
    Warm Pumpkin, Chive and Feta Quiche, Beetroot Relish & Rocket Pesto

    Main Grilled Barramundi, Potato Dill and Crème Fraiche Salad, Tapenade Dressing OR Roasted Free Range Chicken Breast, Sweet Potato Gratin, Mediterranean Salsa OR Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni, Roast Tomato Sugo, Shaved Parmesan & Basil Pesto

    After the delightful tour, you will re-board your cruise and enjoy afternoon tea and complimentary wines. You will also witness live entertainment put up by the crew.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Cruise to the upper reaches of the Swan Valley
    • Captain’s commentary
    • Behind the scenes tour at Sandalford Winery
    • Live entertainment
    • Morning tea/coffee with fresh muffin
    • Cheese platter on board
    • Wine tasting at vineyards and all wines throughout the day
    • 2 course lunch at Sandalford Winery (choice of 3 mains) with wines
    • Afternoon Tea


    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Passengers are asked to make their own way at least 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time.
    It is advisable to re-confirm the tour departure details 48 hours prior to the start of the tour as this tour has a minimum passenger requirement of 20 people, if this is not met the tour would either be rescheduled for another date or cancelled with a full refund
    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Maximum passengers on the vessel can be 120
  • Reviews

      Well Worth Doing - Enjoyable day, staff on boat very friendly and looked after us very well, Winery Tour and Tasting very informative and staff were very friendly....

      Mrs Jane Brown
    • A very ineresting cruise

      If you are wanting a bit of fun and to learn how to properly taste wine, this is the tour for you. The trip on the way up to winery is quite nice, and the wine plus food on offer...

      Mr Jesse Joel Fryk