Grape Explorations Australia

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Relaxed, casual and sophisticated private group wine region tours of the Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley and surrounds.

Grape Explorations Australia offer premium private group tours in their luxury fleet of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, catering for groups from 1-30 people. They tailor each tour to the group dynamic, whether it be a corporate team outing, a group of friends or a family who simply want to sample some delicious wine and not have to worry about driving.

Grape Explorations extremely popular ‘Hidden Gems’ tour visits boutique and family-run vineyards and cellar doors. 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 Melbourne’s city centre, The Mornington Peninsula or anywhere in between. All tastings are included, and a delicious two-course lunch at one of the beautiful wineries in the region.

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 ensures that everyone has an educational and fun day out, along with a few tunes during the day.

Services

From $185 to $495

Grape Explorations Australia specialises in relaxed, casual & sophisticated group wine tours in the Mornington Peninsula & Yarra Valley. Only one hour from Melbourne, enjoy private full day tours in luxury Mercedes-Benz transport, from small groups all the way up to 29 people.

Take a Grape Explorations tour and experience the allure of the region in a way you’ll never forget.

Corporate team outings or a group of friends who simply want to sample wine and not drive.

🍇Silver Winner at the 2022 and 2021 Victorian Tourism Awards in the Tour & Transport Operator category.

The ‘Hidden Gems’ Tour – The hidden secrets that will delight you with their intimacy.

The ‘Perfect Balance’ Tour – A mix of larger, more renowned 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 with exclusive cellar tastings and barrel room experiences.

‘Our Pick’ – An easy day, visiting some of our favourite venues. A fantastic introduction to your region of choice,

Call or send an email & they will tailor a perfect day for you and your group.

Disabled Access

From $195 to $295

The Hidden Gems tour takes you off the beaten track and delivers an intimate experience in places that aren’t necessarily known to the masses. Beautiful, boutique and often family run, you’ll get a real insight into some amazingly different venues, the stories behind the vines and the wines with a high chance of meeting the winemakers themselves.

We’ll spoil you with a delicious lunch and have you tasting some incredible local wine. You may even find your new favourite!

Tour Includes:

Pick up and Drop off at any one location in Metro Melbourne
Luxury Private Transport
All Tasting Fees
Winery Lunch with a glass of wine

Disabled Access

From $195 to $495

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.

Disabled Access

From $185 to $295

With such a wide range of options on The Mornington Peninsula, we thought we would offer you a simple alternative, Our Pick!

We start the day at the authentically boutique, Elan Vineyard and Gallery who are not only renowned for their fine cool climate wines, but also a delightful Art Gallery to browse through.

Second stop is our lunch spot, at either the gorgeous Pier10 Winery & Restaurant in Shoreham, or the delightful Barn & Co in Balnaaring. Enjoy a seasonal menu which compliments the wine produced by the estates. Two courses and a glass of wine are included, making this a really nice and relaxed part of your tour.

Third stop is Myrtaceae who produce wines which are true expressions of their varieties and cool climate. Meet the winemaker and learn about the art and passion of winemaking.

Last but not least, onto the coolest place in town, the fabulous Rhino Tiger Bear winery and cellar door. A wine tasting experience like no other, and with the owner and winemaker herself!

– Pick up and drop off from one location
– Luxury Private Transport
– All Tasting Fees
– 2 Course lunch including a glass of wine

Disabled Access

From $195 to $395

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 two-course winery 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.

Disabled Access

From $250 to $495

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, the 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.

Disabled Access

From $195 to $295

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 and 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 a 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’.

Disabled Access

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. You will hear stories of how the wine is produced before tasting the delicious cool climate wines that are produced in this area.

This is a full day tour where you will collect your group from your location at around 10am and take a leisurely drive to the Yarra Valley. You will visit four locations during the day (each tour is tailored specifically for your group) including a delicious lunch stop where you will enjoy a two-course meal with a glass of wine.

Transported in one of their luxury Mercedes-Benz vehicles with one of their knowledgeable and friendly team, this day is a true delight for any food and wine lover.

Disabled Access

From $195 to $395

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 two-course winery 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.

Disabled Access

From $250 to $495

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, the 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.

Disabled Access

Rates

From AU$139.00

Pricing based on minimum group size of 6 people

Trading Times

7 Days a week

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