Amazing local experiences, local stories and local produce, taking guests behind the scenes of local farms, breweries, wineries, distilleries and scenic locations.
Providing authentic local experiences that promote the Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions, including the Hinterland Farm to Fork tour that visits local farms and producers, Trawler to Table tour, taking guests behind the scenes of the incredible seafood industry on the coast.
A range of half to full-day tours is offered, with private and corporate bookings available.
Creative Tours pride themselves on providing award-winning tours that focus on local food and produce including wineries, coffee roasters, local craft beer and breweries, distilleries, farmers’ markets, organic farms, local restaurants and scenic tours. Join them and meet the local growers and producers the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland have to offer.
Creative Tours’ small and personalised tours take you to explore the hidden gems of the local region in a private or shared group in an air-conditioned bus.
Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Moffat Beach, Maroochydore, Maleny, Montville, Noosa, Cooroy and the Mary Valley.
Awards and accreditations:
2023: QLD Tourism Awards – GOLD: Excellence in Food Tourism
2023: QLD Touism Awards – GOLD: Tours & Transport
2023: Best of Qld Experiences
2023: QTIC Quality Tourism Framework: Sustainability
2022 Qld Tourism Awards – GOLD: Excellence in Food Tourism
2022 Sunshine Coast Business Awards – GOLD: Experiences
From $200 to $260
Taking you behind the scenes of private farms to meet local producers, hear their stories and sample the amazing local produce of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Visiting a local coffee roaster, two local farms, with a four course lunch at Brouhaha Brewery and Restaurant for lunch featuring local produce.
They make one last stop to take in the beautiful views of the Glass House Mountains before descending back down the range to the coast.
From $225 to $250
For a Hinterland escape, we recommend this tour that takes you through the beautiful towns of the Hinterland to taste local cheese, wine, beer, and local produce.
First stop is Flame Hill Vineyard, which is situated in the cooler climate region on the Blackall Range in Montville. Enjoy a private wine tasting with a platter of local cheeses for you to sample while you take in the beautiful views of the estate and the coast line!
The next stop is the Maleny Cheese Factory, where you can purchase a range of local cheeses made exclusively from local milk suppliers.
We then take in the beautiful views of the Sunshine Coast and Glass House Mountains as we drive across the range to our lunch destination Brouhaha Brewery & Restaurant depending on availability. Enjoy a delicious lunch with a range of tastings, or a glass of wine or beer, and relax in their beautiful restaurant.
Our final stop is at Clouds Vineyard in the iconic Big Wine Barrel. Here you have the choice of a flight of wine, or a tasting paddle of beer to enjoy before we start to make our way back down the range to the coast.
From $255 to $295
Explore the Noosa Hinterland and visit a local winery, two distilleries and craft brewery with lunch included.
Taking you behind the scenes of the small towns in the Noosa Hinterland to meet the makers and sample a range of drinks to suit everyone’s tastes. Visiting the small towns in the Noosa Hinterland to meet the makers and sample a range of drinks to suit everyone’s tastes. Enjoy a delicious lunch as you sip your way through local wine, gin and craft beer.
Stopping at Dingo Creek Vineyard, Pomona Distillery, Sesabourne Distillery and Noosa Hinterland Brewing Co. Local cheese platter, lunch and all tastings included with wine and beer options available at each stop.
Creative Tours and ALBA have teamed up with local producers to create an amazing day out.
Experience a hands-on cooking class with Peter Kuruvita, and sample some of the best locally produced gin and craft beer on this local meet the maker experience.
Visit the award-winning Seabourne Distillery for a behind the scenes tour of the distilling process, followed by a guided tasting of their gins with the head distiller.
Then put your cooking skills to the test with a hands-on cooking class at Alba with Peter Kuruvita.
Finish the day at the beautiful Boiling Pot Brewing Co to sample their range of classic and unique seasonal beers with a guided tour and tasting with the head brewer.
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Creative Tours has collaborated with a range of Mary Valley producers to bring you the ultimate local foodie experience. Tasting your way through the Mary Valley on a scenic drive with exclusive access to local farms, as well as the opportunity to meet the makers and hear more about their stories.
Lunch is included at Kandanga Farm, along with a range of delicious tastings and drinks throughout the day as you meet the producers at Big Heart Bamboo, Kenilworth Dairies, John Tidy Organics, and a final stop to discover more about wild macadamias grown in the region.
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This local foodie experience from Creative Tours showcases the best of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, visiting Falls Farm and Mapleton Public House for an authentic farm to fork experience.
This tour takes you behind the scenes to hear the local stories behind our amazing local farmers and producers.
Enjoy a farm tour at Falls Farm exploring some of the unique products they grow specifically for restaurants across the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane. Taste your way around the farm and learn more about sustainable farming and where your food comes from!
From here we make our way to the historic Mapleton Public House to enjoy a custom lunch menu curated by head chef Cameron Matthews. This menu will feature produce fresh from Falls Farm, as well as a range of other local producers from the region. Sit back and enjoy the beautiful views from the deck looking back down to the coast as you enjoy lunch with a complimentary drink of choice.
What better way to experience the local produce and local stories of our region!
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Relax on a scenic cruise from the Wharf precinct down to the Mooloolaba fisheries for a tour of the fish markets and sample the famous Mooloolaba prawns, and learn more about the fresh seafood caught each day from local trawlers.
This is followed by delicious waterfront lunch at See Restaurant overlooking the Mooloolaba river. Enjoy a range of shared plates with a choice of wine or beer.
The Sunshine Coast has an abundance of fresh seafood that is caught daily off the coastline of Mooloolaba. This tour will give you a behind the scenes look at the local industry, as well as some of the stories of our local businesses.
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From $225 to $250
Join us for an enchanting journey with Hinterland Food Trails! Immerse yourself in stunning scenery while you discover a feast of local flavours.
Learn more about indigenous bush foods, savour artisanal cheese, treat yourself to decadent chocolates, and sample boutique gin, all with a delicious lunch included.