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Yarra Valley Ballooning and Barrel Tasting Tour, Melbourne

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the lovely Yarra Valley from a hot air balloon!
  • Take to the skies and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the wonderful valley
  • Enjoy sightseeing with an experienced driver/guide
  • Experience paddock to plate cooking and farm tour
  • Enjoy wine tastings at approx 3 vineyards!
  • Overview

    The Yarra Valley is a lovely place to spend hours exploring and nothing beats a hot air balloon tour of the gorgeous valley! Start your day by floating gently over the Yarra Valley. Let the breeze usher you along the corridors of grape vines and over the Yarra River as you take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Toast your flight with a sumptuous champagne breakfast at a nearby historic chateau with period fittings throughout.

    After breakfast, visit the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, regarded as one of Australia's leading wildlife reserves, the Healesville Sanctuary has over 200 species of Australian birds and animals in pristine Aussie' bush land. Visit Dominique Portet vineyard where you will be treated to an exclusive behind the scenes barrel room tasting with carefully matched Yarra Valley produce. The Portet family has been making wine for 10 generations, since the early 17th century.

    Now affable Frenchman Dominique Portet, a household name in Victorian wine circles, and son Ben, are continuing the tradition at this charming winery in the heart of the Yarra Valley. Continue exploring the region meeting local characters and sampling wine from boutique wineries such as Yarra Yering, Coldstream Hills and Yering Farm. Avoiding the crowds of the larger wineries the tour will be tailored to suit your tastes. Finish with lunch at one of the regions picturesque vineyard restaurants.

    About The Supplier:

    Your travel buddy AOT provides a full range of travel services in the Inbound, Corporate/Government and Leisure sectors throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific and has continued to grow since the 80s with head office in Melbourne. AOT has offices in Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, and more! Packed with expertise and home grown expert guides, AOT lets you experience the best of Australia.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    11 hours

    Start time

    Variable

    Meeting Point

    Good news!  You can get picked up from your hotel, just give us the details at the time of booking.  Don’t worry if you haven’t booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready

    Ending Point

    Same as starting point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Luxury private vehicle with complimentary water
    • Sightseeing with an experienced driver/guide
    • Paddock to plate cooking experience and farm tour
    • Wine tastings (approx 3 vineyards)
    • Return Melbourne city accommodation transfers
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

    Exclusions

    • Gratuities

  • Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this).  At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

    Please report at the meeting point or pickup location at least 15 minutes before the start time.  Late comers will not be permitted on the tour.

    Guests are advised to bring comfortable riding clothes and layers for changing weather conditions, covered footwear, sunglasses, water bottle, and camera

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