Curators of charming food and wine travel experiences, Silver Compass Tours specialise in hosted and packaged weekend tours for special events to the cool-climate wine growing region of Orange and the Central West region in New South Wales, Australia.
This includes hosting the annual Vino Express signature event for the Orange Wine Festival in October, as well as the Provenance Express for the F.O.O.D Week festival April, the Roaring Days Food and Wine Trail with a Bushranger Twist over the June long weekend, a VIP Weekend for the Winter Fire Festival in August and additional seasonal and extended tour packages.
Their carefully curated local food and wine tours are created around special events with the aim of providing their guests with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to immersive and bespoke experiences with their local vignerons, artisans and producers.
Their mission is to create enjoyable food, wine and cultural travel experiences that enrich people’s lives by enhancing their discovery of people, places and new ideas. Tailored and bespoke tours are available on request for groups of six or more.
They take care of everything, all you have to do is turn up and enjoy!
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From $897 to $1072
A premium wine and food weekend package, with a dedicated train carriage for the tour group from Sydney to Orange. Provides exclusive access to premium wine and food experiences during the annual Orange Wine Festival. This three-day packaged and hosted tour includes train, accommodation, tickets to signature festival event ‘Wine in the Vines’ and a tailored vineyard and cellar door itinerary. Group of 40 people.Non Smoking Public Toilet
From $897 to $1092
A slow travel, slow food odyssey by train from Sydney to Orange for the annual F.O.O.D Week Festival. The three-day hosted and carefully curated tour itinerary has an emphasis on organic and biodynamic food and wine experiences. Package includes train fare, two nights’ accommodation in a centrally-located hotel, all tour transfers, festival events, wine tastings and local dining experiences.Non Smoking Public Toilet
From $997 to $1597
A four-day hosted and packaged food and wine adventure by train from Sydney to Orange over the June long weekend, recreating the infamous Ben Hall bushranger gang’s epic 1863 takeover of a local pub in the historic village of Canowindra.
Itinerary highlights include: a private screening of The Legend of Ben Hall at heritage art-deco Amusu theatre in the village of Manildra; Sparkling Saturday breakfast; a full day guided bushranger tour of the historic village of Canowindra, including a wine-tasting and two-course lunch and finishing with a pub lock-in with the bushrangers for an evening of live music, food, craft beer, wine and cider; visits to the historic goldrush-era villages of Carcoar and Millthorpe and Carcoar for boutique shopping, a devonshire tea and a country pub Sunday Roast; and a farewell two-course lunch and wine-tasting in a wool shed on a vineyard; plus free time to explore cafes and boutiques of Orange.
Roaring Days Bushranger Bullet Train Package includes return train fare; three nights accommodation in the charismatic Oriana Orange; plus local host, all tours, all transfers and most meals (Sunday evening free). Self-Drive packages (with or without accommodation) and flight packages also available.Carpark Public Toilet