Yarra Valley Helicopter Journey

Tour Highlights

Take a private helicopter from the heart of Melbourne to the rolling green hills of the nearby Yarra Valley for a day of gourmet indulgence.

Offering the ultimate day of luxury, your private helicopter spectacularly ascends through a canyon of skyscrapers and soars over the sprawling city toward the undulating vine covered hills of the verdant Yarra Valley. Touch down at one of the region’s leading wineries where you will be greeted on arrival by your expert guide and a winery representative before enjoying a structured tasting of current vintage and reserve wines overlooking the estate.

Not surprisingly, Australia’s leading cool-climate wine region is also one of its finest regional dining destinations. Indulge in a multi-course lunch at a leading winery restaurant where the quality of food and wine is matched only by the stunning views.

As for the afternoon, it’s all down to your impeccable taste. Continue wine tasting at leading boutique wineries such as Yarra Yering, Oakridge or Dominique Portet, or perhaps taste gin at Four Pillars Distillery. Animal lovers might opt to visit Healesville Sanctuary, one of the nation’s leading wildlife sanctuaries prior to driving back to Melbourne.

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Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Private 20-min helicopter flight (Melbourne – Yarra Valley)
  • Vehicle transfer (Hotel – Helipad)
  • All wine and produce tastings plus attraction entry
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Note: Aircraft models include Eurocopter EC120 B (Max. 4 pax) and Eurocopter EC130 B4 / T2 (Max. 6 pax). Flight is subject to weather on the day along with accurate passenger weights being provided.

Meal

  • Vineyard lunch with beverages

Commence

Suggest 10:00am from your Melbourne hotel / address (Start time is flexible)

Duration

Up to 8-hours



Yarra Valley Epicurean

Tour Highlights

Melbourne’s Yarra Valley offers picturesque rolling hills, gourmet experiences and an abundance of wineries producing benchmark Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and it is just 60-minutes from Melbourne.

On arrival, visit one of the region’s leading wineries ‘Seville Estate’. Be greeted by a winery representative before embarking on a progressive tour and tasting starting with Blanc de Blanc overlooking the original vineyard. Then, experience the vineyards and the terroir first-hand, with Riesling, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir before making your way to the winery to finish with a bracket of Shiraz.

Awarded a chef’s hat by the prestigious Good Food Guide and countless other accolades, the Signature restaurant at Levantine Hill is a must for culinary connoisseurs. There you will be treated to the chef’s multi-course degustation menu served with carefully matched estate wines.

As for the afternoon, it’s all down to your impeccable taste. Continue to sample boutique wines at vineyards such as Yarra Yering, Oakridge or Pimpernel. Try local cheese. chocolate or perhaps visit the acclaimed Four Pillars Gin Distillery. Your guide can tailor the perfect afternoon to suit.

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Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • Premium structured wine tastings
  • All other tastings (produce, cider, gin etc.)
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Meal

  • Premium multi-course vineyard lunch with beverages

Commence

10:00am from your Melbourne hotel / address (Available Wednesday – Monday)

Duration

Approx. 8-hours



Yarra Valley Private Tour

Yarra Valley Private Tour Highlights

Meet your local guide at your nominated Melbourne hotel or address before commencing your full-day Yarra Valley Private Tour.

One of Australia’s premier wine growing regions and Victoria’s oldest, the Yarra Valley is situated less than an hour from Melbourne and despite its proximity to the bustling city, it feels a whole world away.  With breathtaking scenery of rolling hills laced with vineyards against the backdrop of the Great Dividing Range, the Yarra Valley is a region renowned for its friendly cellar doors and delicious local produce.

Upon arrival, indulge your senses as you savour current vintage, museum and limited release wines at a selection of boutique cellar-doors such as Yarra Yering, Seville Estate, and Pimpernel.  Best known for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the region also offers fine Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc along with many alternative varieties. Your knowledgeable guide can assist to tailor tastings to suit your preferences.

A sumptuous lunch served with accompanying estate wines will be served overlooking the vines at one the region’s leading vineyard restaurants such as Levantine Hill, Oakridge Wines or TarraWarra.

As for the afternoon, it’s all down to your impeccable taste. Continue wine tasting, sample the wares of leading local producers such as the Yarra Valley Dairy and Four Pillars Distillery, meet native wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary or perhaps view the latest exhibition at the TarraWarra Museum of Art. Your guide can tailor an afternoon to suit your tastes.

Your Yarra Valley Private Tour will conclude in Melbourne late afternoon.

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Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • All wine and/or produce tastings
  • Healesville Sanctuary (optional)
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Meal

  • Vineyard lunch with beverages (optional inclusion)

Commence

Suggest 10:00am from your Melbourne hotel / address (Start time is flexible)

Duration

Up to 8 hours