What you'll do
Beginners welcome! Pickup at Ladygreen cafe, 424 New Street, Brighton - A pleasant walk down Martin St from Gardenvale train station at 0930, grab a coffee while the group plans the days itinerary, take off to take a pic in front of the colourful Brighton Bathing Boxes on the beach before heading out to explore the wineries and other attractions of the Yarra Valley region. Explore the sights along the way while we introduce ourselves and share stories. The aim is to choose as a group the 2 or 3 wineries we visit before lunch, the third winery where we eat lunch and enjoy a glass of vino. Then off we go to check-in at a further 2 or 3 wineries or the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, Chocolaterie, Gin distillery or Craft Breweries before heading back to Melbourne for drop-off around 6.30. Most winery tastings are free, some charge AUD$5 that is refunded with any purchase, Chandon charges $12 to taste 6 sparkling wines with a $6 discount on purchase. Lunch costs around $20 per head. Wildlife sanctuary entry costs $36. The wineries and other attractions we visit are chosen by the group from a comprehensive list of around 60 wineries in the area, with guidance from your host - Pete
I'm Pete, a casual, relaxed, hassle free guy who loves to bring people together for a great experience. Im passionate about the Yarra Valley area that I grew up around and the local wines & produce. Work with me to build your perfect day in the Yarra Valley region covering wine tastings, Craft beer, food, a Gin distillery, wildlife sanctuary and more. I also host a Great Ocean Road - 12 Apostles day trip, Great Ocean Road Surfari day trip , Geelong & Bellarine Peninsular Day trip and a Mornington Peninsula day trip, all with airbnb and I am available for other AirbnBuddy experiences. Msg me !
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Where you'll be
Leaving Brighton for the 1 hour and 20 minute drive to the Yarra Valley region via Mulgrave, Ringwood, Lilydale, Yering and into the Yarra Valley region including Coldstream, Gruyere, Badger Creek, Healesville and Yarra Glen.
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Up to 6 guests aged 18 and up can attend.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
I run several other airbnb experiences around Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, the Great Ocean Road surf trip, 12 Apostles, Geelong&Bellarine Peninsula . Msg me to build your Day Trip
Yarra Valley Wineries Region Day Trip