4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

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  • Location: Perth, Australia
  • Duration:  5 hours (approx.)
Forget speed dating and start speed grazing -- the newest way to enjoy all the best artisan produce of the Swan Valley! On this half-day tour from Perth, take your taste buds on an adventure and sample heavenly honeys, delectable chocolates, exotic coffees and gorgeous homemade ice-cream. Choose a 'sweet' morning or 'savory' afternoon departure and enjoy more than 25 different food tastings including generous samplings of the region’s world-renowned wines.

Highlights

  • Small-group Swan Valley food and wine tour from Perth
  • Indulge your taste buds with more than 25 different tastings
  • Meet the growers and see the processing behind your favorite food labels
  • Taste award-winning wines and sample fresh produce directly from the growers
  • Choice of a morning or afternoon itinerary
  • Small-group tour limited to 16 people ensures a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Best Small-Group Tour: Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail

Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail

Enjoy a fun-filled day in the Swan Valley on this small-group food and wine tour from Perth. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, you’ll visit ten of the region’s most delicious locations.

Morning Tour - Sweet Treats

Start your morning off by tasting exotic coffee blends from around the world at Yahava Koffee Works. Sample chocolate-coated coffee beans and take a behind-the-scenes look at the coffee-roasting process. Next, visit the House of Honey where you can chat with the bee keepers and sample this season’s finest.

Discover unique indigenous history with a visit to the Aboriginal Gallery to sample authentic Australian bush tucker jams, sauces and chutneys made from native Australian food plants.

The morning wouldn't be complete without a visit to Oggie's Ice-cream Cafe and English Sweet Shop to taste a range of delicious ice-cream flavors. Wash everything down with a visit to Windy Creek Estate. Here, you'll sample award-winning premium and fortified wines accompanied by West Australian cheeses and a range of homemade jams and chutneys.

Enjoy a stop at Mondo Nougat for more treats and a behind-the-scenes view of production. Step next door to visit Morish Nuts to enjoy unlimited tasting of roasted brittle and infused nuts including infused macadamias (chilli, wasabi, truffle and abalone to name a few)
Finish off with a visit to Whistlers Chocolate – WA’s oldest confectionary company with loads of treats to explore.

On Saturday and Sunday, the tour will visit Edgecombe Bros to sample fresh seasonal produce including asparagus straight from the patch, grapes from the vine and renowned fortified wines.

The mid-week morning tours will visit Cape Lavender to enjoy lavender scones with jam and cream, accompanied by refreshing lavender tea and unique lavender wine!

Afternoon Tour- Savory Delights
Start your afternoon tour by tasting exotic coffee blends from around the world at Yahava Koffee Works. Sample chocolate-coated coffee beans, and take a behind-the-scenes look at the coffee-roasting process. Enjoy a chocolate fix at the Margaret River Chocolate Company and Providore Pavilion for handcrafted jams, chutneys, liqueur sauces and many more savory delights.

Next, visit Cape Lavender to enjoy lavender scones with jam and cream accompanied by refreshing lavender tea and unique lavender wine! Then give your palate a bit of a kick with a savory experience at Mago Coffee.

Visit the House of Honey and chat with the bee keepers sample this season's finest. Then, visit the third generation operated Twin Hill Wines to taste local handcrafted gourmet cheeses, marinated olives, premium wines.

Explore healing herbal teas at Valley Tea before ending your tour with an icy cold beer, alcoholic or non-alcoholic ginger beer or cider at internationally multi-award-winning Ironbark Brewery. Enjoy your drinks and try one the brewery’s famous wood-fired pizzas (own expense).

Itinerary

Itinerary subject to change; some of the places you may visit include:
  • Yahava Koffee Works
  • Cape Lavender
  • Windarra Honey and the House of Honey
  • Valley Tea at Swan Valley Vegetarian Cafe
  • Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery
  • Windy Creek Estate and Twin Hill Wines
  • Ironbark Brewery
  • Margaret River Chocolate Company
  • Oggies' Ice-Cream Cafe and English Sweet Shop
  • Mondo Nougat and Chocolate Factory
  • Morish Nuts
  • Mago Coffee
  • Whistlers Chocolate

Customer Reviews

THERESA G
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Terrific Host. Small groups, personal tours. Perfect way to spend Sunday afternoon and see the Swan Valley. Honey, chocolate, wine, coffee, lavendar scones and beer tasings all in one afternoon. Last stop at Iron Bark brewery with wood-fired pizza and beer tastings in a great beer garden. Perfect.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Host was lovely and friendly. Many places were discovered in the time. I thought there could have been more tastings at a couple of places.

Carol R
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

this was an excellant tour, lots of lovely tasters from very small outlets, good variety, I even bought 12 bottles of excellant wine. I would reccomend it to anyone, I did the morning sweet tour, and next time I will try the afternoon one.

4 star rating: Recommended March 2015

Nice Experience

4 star rating: Recommended November 2012

We did the morning tour and it was most enjoyable. Small group numbers make for a more personalized experience and you don't need to fight your way thorugh the crowds for a tasting. Most of the tastings were generous and most places we visited were informative and gave a perfect insight into what the Swan Valley is about. Only irk (through no fault of the tour operator) was the fact that people had to be reminded not to double dip. In this day and age surely we should be informed enough to know that this is not the done thing. - unfortuantely though there were still people doing exactly this. All in all a great morning out will look forward to doing the afternoon tour when we return to Perth.

4 star rating: Recommended October 2012

Loris was a great guide! she explains everything you needa know about swan river and was especially patient towards elderly who took longer to get on and off the bus. It could be better if we are able to stay longer at each stop as there were some stops that I feel rushed and did not have ample time.

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