Tour code: 5644GFW
Discover the delights of Swan Valley’s Food and Wine Trail on this tour from Perth. You have your choice of a morning tour, which features mostly sweet treats, and the afternoon tour that takes in more savory items. As you travel through the scenic wine region, stop at local wineries, breweries, chocolate shops, cafes and more for more than 25 tastings of everything from honey to coffee to cheese to, of course, wine. This small-group tour is limited to 16 people to provide a more personalized experience.

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

Small-Group Tour: Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail

Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail

Your culinary tour from Perth starts as you board your coach for the drive northeast of the city into Swan Valley wine region. Visit 10 local shops and operations in the valley, such as Windy Creek Estate and Twin Hill Wines, Mago Coffee, Margaret River Chocolate Company and Windarra Honey. 

You have your choice of a morning ‘sweet’ tour or an afternoon ‘savory’ tour. See the Itinerary for full details on each tour and a list of possible stops.

Itinerary

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.

Visit Windarra Honey where you can chat with the bee keepers, view bees busy at work in a live display and sample this season’s finest. Discover unique indigenous history with a visit to Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery to sample authentic Australian bush tucker jams, sauces and chutneys made from native Australian food plants.

Visit 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, sample award-winning premium and fortified wines accompanied by West Australian cheeses and a range of homemade jams and chutneys (midweek only). Stop at Mondo Nougat for 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 macadamias (chilli, wasabi, truffle and abalone to name a few).

Visit Whistlers Chocolate—WA’s oldest confectionery company.  Finish off with a visit to Michael Brothers Juice to sample raw unprocessed fruit juices plus sample the range of alcoholic fruit ciders at Four Brothers Cidery.

On Saturday and Sunday, the tour will visit Harris Organic Wines, the only organic winery in Perth, Western Australia. Learn about how they use minimal artificial energy sources during the wine making process.

The mid-week morning tours will also visit Cape Lavender to enjoy scones with jam and cream, accompanied by refreshing lavender tea and unique lavender wine! Visit Mago Coffee and explore the region's largest flavored coffees, Western Australian extra virgin olive oils, dukkahs and freshly dried roasted nuts.

Itinerary is subject to change; some of the places you may visit include:
  • Yahava Koffee Works
  • Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery
  • Windy Creek Estate
  • Whistlers Chocolate
  • Harris Organic Wines
  • Michael Brothers Juice
  • Four Brothers Cidery
  • Fresh local produce – Grower Direct Farmstall
  • Windarra Honey
  • Cape Lavender
Afternoon tour: Savory Delights
Start your afternoon tour by tasting exotic coffee blends 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 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 try some Honey mead. Then, visit the third generation operated Twin Hill Wines to taste local handcrafted gourmet cheeses, marinated olives, premium wines.

Conclude 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, dips and damper, salt and pepper squid, and nachos (own expense).

On Saturday and Sunday, the tour will visit Taylors Art & Coffee House to meet resident nationally awarded artisan Jude Taylor, hear her fascinating story and also enjoy sampling Swan Valley’s “humane food”.

Itinerary is subject to change; some of the places you may visit include:
  • Yahava Koffee Works
  • Margaret River Chocolate Company
  • Cape Lavender
  • Twin Hill Wines
  • Ironbark Brewery
  • Mago Coffee
  • The House of Honey
  • Taylors Art & Coffee House

Customer Reviews

marikastewart4

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very friendly and knowledgeable tour guide/Loris/ Lots of important and interesting facts about Swan river, the valley Great venues,yummy tastings.probably another winery would be a good adding to the tour!!!

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.

Narelle K

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.

Denis J M

4 star rating: Recommended August 2015

Novel way to experience a wide variety of Swan Valley attractions. Thoroughly enjoyed our time with Lorus.

PETER H

4 star rating: Recommended March 2015

Nice Experience

Natalie R

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.

Pei Si Jenny L

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.

Poh Geok Cindy L

1 star rating: I do not recommend this October 2015

My friend and I were greatly disappointed. The trip never was called off due to insufficient participants.

Jasmine W

1 star rating: I do not recommend this September 2015

1st- the samples were very small, not enough to satisfy any type of hunger
2nd- this is essentially a shopping trip, a lady drops you off at various shops to encourage you to spend more money
3rd- Overpriced, not worth it! You can drive to swan valley yourself and go to all the places and have the same experience, the places are very close in distance - and there was little to know special treatment for being with the tour except for coffee and wine, all customers of these shops get the same samples.

4th-The weather put a damper on events of the day , it was wet, cold, and rainy and a few of the stops were outdoor.

On a high note, The Tour guide was very nice thats why i gave it 1 star

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