Relaxed, casual and sophisticated group wine region tours of the Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley and surrounds.
Grape Explorations Australia offer premium private group tours, their luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicle holds up to 11 clients and they tailor each tour to the group dynamic. It may be a corporate team outing, a group of friends or a family who simply want to sample wine and not drive.
Grape Explorations ‘Hidden Gems’ tour visits boutique and family run vineyards and cellar doors is extremely popular. Often having the chance to meet the winemaker and provide guests with a unique and intimate experience, learning about the science and fascinating stories behind the wine.
Included is pick up and drop off from your location, either in the CBD, The Peninsula or anywhere in-between. All tastings are included, as is a delicious grazing style lunch to share.
This is not just a wine tour: it’s a relaxed and sophisticated journey into the gloriousness of the region’s wineries: the countryside, the characters and, of course, the wine.
Grape Explorations ensure that everyone has an educational and fun day out, along with a few tunes in the bus during the day.
Service TypesFood and Wine Tours
MembershipRegional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
AccreditationAustralian Tourism Accreditation
From $160 to $295
Grape Explorations Australia specialise in small group outings. Taking guests to some of the most beautiful, boutique and often family run vineyards and cellar doors. They have forged great relationships with winemakers and artisan producers so that guests can enjoy an exclusive and intimate experience in a day that is sure to delight.
The luxury Mercedes-Benz Sprinter holds up to 11 passengers and each tour is tailored to the group dynamic. Corporate team outing or a group of friends who simply want to sample wine and not drive.
The ‘Hidden Gems’ Tour – The hidden secrets that will delight you with their intimacy.
The ‘Perfect Balance’ Tour – A mix of larger, more renowed wineries along with some smaller, more boutique venues.
The ‘Pick of the Bunch’ – A premium tour taking in some of the more acclaimed wineries. The creme-de-la-creme of the area along wiht exclusive cellar tastings and barrel room experiences.
‘Our Pick’ – Their recommendation for an easy day, visiting some of our favourite venues. A fantastic introduction to your region of choice,
Call or send an email and they will tailor a perfect day for you and your group.
From $160 to $195
Take a Grape Explorations Australia tour and experience the allure of the Mornington Peninsula in a way you will never forget. You deserve it.
Grape Explorations Australia specialise in group outings. The luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicle holds up to 11 clients and each tour is tailored to the group dynamic. It may be a Corporate team outing or a group of friends who simply want to sample wine and not drive.
The ‘Hidden Gems’ Tour takes you to some of the most beautiful and boutique, often family run wineries and cellar doors, where you can meet the winemaker or property owner and hear stories of how their wine is produced before tasting the delicious cool climate wines that are produced in this area. These are the hidden secrets that will delight you with their intimacy.
From $160 to $395
The Mornington Peninsula has so much to offer with 90 Vineyards and in excess of 50 Cellar doors, not to mention the abundance of amazing producers of cheese, beer, whiskey, rum, gin, cider, olive oils and much more.
If you would like to experience more than just wineries, The Bespoke tour is your answer. After finding out what floats your boat, they will create the perfect combination for you and your group and make it a day to remember.
The Bespoke Mornington Peninsula tour can be whatever you want it to be, just give them a call.
From $160 to $195
With such a wide range of options on The Mornington Peninsula, they thought they would offer you a simple alternative, Our Pick.
The tour starts at the wonderful Redhill Estate who are not only renowned for fine cool climate wines but also for the panoramic views over Westernport Bay. Enjoy a sensational range, including Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Pinot Noirs.
Second stop on the wine tour of the Mornington Peninsula is Morning-Sun. This slice of heaven allows you to sample finely crafted, cool climate wines produced entirely from estate grown fruit. The rustic style restaurant and menu offers Italian flavours with inspiring local and garden produce. Enjoy platters shared on the terrace, overlooking the picturesque valley of vines.
Third stop is to one of the smallest vineyards on the Mornington Peninsula. Myrtaceae produce wines which are true expressions of their varieties and cool climate, peninsula location. You will often meet the winemaker and give you the opportunity to learn about the art and passion of winemaking.
Onto Dromana where they will mix things up at Mr Little Cider. Genuine ciders, crisp and refreshing, handcrafted from 100 percent freshly pressed apples and pears sourced from the Mornington Peninsula and surrounds.
From $160 to $245
It is all in the name. The Perfect Balance is for those looking to experience the best of both worlds by immersing themselves in a broad range of wineries and cellar door experiences. They will take you to a mix of larger, more prestige venues and then mix it up with the intimate delights of some of the best boutique and often family run establishments in the region.
The tour will visit four different wineries where you can enjoy wine tastings at each stop, beautiful vista’s, talk to some of the winemakers about their passion and get some tips about their wines and what makes the region so unique.
You will have time to relax over a grazing style lunch, share the day with your friends and family and hopefully find your new favourite place.
The Perfect Balance is a must do, so pick a date, grab some friends and book it in.
From $160 to $295
Indulgent, premium, and absolutely fabulous. If this describes the perfect day out for you and your group, then happy days. Let Grape Explorations spoil your senses and take you on a journey of VIP Heaven.
The pick of the bunch is high end, the tour visit the premium, the creme de la creme of the region, get you inside private tasting areas, barrel rooms and in front of winemakers to make this experience second to none.
Typically three venues during the tour with an extended premium grade lunch at one of these highly acclaimed award winning establishments.
If you have somewhere in particular you would like to include on this tour, our team will endeavour to include it in the itinerary for you.
There are many special places we can take you to, all you have to do is book it and they will do the rest.
From $180 to $250
Explorations of a different kind.
The Mornington Peninsula has such a variety of amazing producers in the region, Grape Explorations Australia thought why not create a day that’s a little bit different.
On the Beer, Cider & Spirit trail, you get the opportunity to meet the new generation of brewers, cider makers and distillers up close and where they practice their craft.
Whether you like pale ale, lager, brown ale or an IPA, you will find one to satisfy your thirst. Discover classic, sweet and dry ciders and spirits, rich in botanicals.
Sip your way through the homegrown flavours of the Mornington Peninsula, all in the stylish and luxurious ‘Estella the Lady Bus’.
They have three tours available to choose from:
Tour one: Chiefs Son Distillery – Single Malt Whiskey, Dainton Brewery and Taphouse, Jetty Road Brewery and Mr Little Cider.
Tour two: MP Brewery, RedHill Brewery, JimmyRum Distillery and Mr Little Cider.
Tour three: Harts Farm Cider, Redhill Brewery, JimmyRum Distillery and Jetty Road Brewery.
Pricing based on minimum group size of 6 people
7 Days a week