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Yarra Valley Cider and Ale Trail: Tastings, Brewery Visit, Gourmet Lunch, Guide

  • When does it run?
    Thu, Fri, Sun, Mon
  • Start time
    9:55am
  • Duration
    About 8 hours 
Inclusions
  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
  • Guided visit of 4-5 breweries, cideries and distilleries
  • VIP brewery floor access (when available)
  • Experienced guide
  • Gourmet lunch and drinks (beer or cider)

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a day of extravagant tastings at Yarra Valley’s breweries, cideries and distilleries with a VIP brewery floor access
  • Indulge in delectable gourmet lunch with tasting paddle and a complimentary drink
  • Enjoy tasting sessions and drinks all through the day with a variety of generous servings, up to 4 glasses per person
  • Stop by at 4-5 venues that provides a wide mix of drinks to satisfy everybody’s drinking preferences
  • Try an amazing range of ales,lagers, dry & sweet ciders, strawberry & blueberry wines, ports, sparkling and kombuchas
  • Enjoy fun stories and entertaining facts about the history of drinking from an expert guide
  • Unwind and relax at each venue, with no time constraints, and a small group tour with maximum 13 guests
  • Feel free to book this as a private tour if you’re a group of more than 7 people

Overview

Spoil yourself with a day full of tasting treats at Melbourne’s scenic Yarra Valley. Visit 4-5 of its top breweries, cideries and distilleries and enjoy VIP brewery floor access. This tour also provides gourmet lunch with tasting paddle and a complimentary beer or cider. With something for every guest’s preference, try out a grand variety of ales, lagers, dry and sweet ciders, strawberry and blueberry wines, ports, sparkling and kombuchas.

About the Supplier

Part of Helloworld Travel Limited, the AOT Group was started back in 1987 and caters to a wide variety of travellers, including inbound, corporates and leisure. Bringing together an incredible array of tours and activities in Australia, AOT is one of our most trusted partners when it comes to serving our customers with unforgettable experiences at the Land Down Under.

Here is the plan...

Hop in the air-conditioned coach for a comfortable 1-hour ride to Yarra Valley, as a day full of generous tasting and drinks lies ahead. 

Soak up the atmosphere of each venue with a VIP brewery floor access (when available) and savour complimentary drinks throughout the day. With servings as heavy as a one-third glass of every beer or cider a brewery makes, each guest gets to indulge in at least 4 glasses of their preferred drink. This tour caters to varied drinking likes and dislikes since most of the stops boast of a variety of drinks including several beer styles and seasonal brews along with an assortment of gins, apple, pear and blueberry ciders, wines, sparklings and ports. What’s more! Unwind during lunchtime with a mix of gourmet food including a tasting paddle and a complimentary drink (beer or cider).

The choices of venues on the day of your tour depends on the season, day of the week, big events, weather and other constraints. Here are a few of the venues you may get to visit including brew pubs and restaurants, tasting rooms, beer gardens and more:

  • Napoleone Brewery & Cider House
  • St Ronan's Cider at Badger Creek Blueberry Winery
  • Buckley's Beer
  • Hargreaves Hill Brewery
  • Coldstream Brewery
  • Public Brewery
  • Four Pillars Gin Distillery
  • Riders Brewing Co & Kelly Brothers Cider at Kellybrook Winery

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Thu, Fri, Sun, Mon

  • Duration

    About 8 hours 

  • Start time

    9:55am

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Federation Square (corner of Russell and Flinders Street, Melbourne).

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 mins early

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
  • Guided visit of 4-5 breweries, cideries and distilleries
  • VIP brewery floor access (when available)
  • Experienced guide
  • Gourmet lunch and drinks (beer or cider)

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you'd rather print a copy - that's fine too!)

Age Restriction: Those under the age of 18 years will have to sit this one out. 

Dietary Requirements: If you have any specifications, let us know at the time of booking.

Always keep a photo ID handy for security checks.

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