Food & wine touring route

Take a food and wine odyssey
301 km/187 miles, about 3.5 hours

Victoria produces some of Australia's most magnificent food and wine, and much of it is found in the state's south-east. Treat the senses to a range of cuisines from more than 70 cultures in Melbourne's vibrant restaurant, cafe and bar scene. From tapas, curries and Japanese fine dining to modern Australian, French and traditional Italian, Melbourne has it all.

Hit the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula regions to sample renowned varietals matched with gourmet food made from the freshest local produce at wineries. And for lovers of seafood and ocean views, there’s no better place to be than in one of Phillip Island's idyllic beachfront restaurants and cafes.

Movida Aqui & Terraza, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Take the time to discover Melbourne's renowned culinary scene, from tapas, curries and hotpots to European and modern Australian cuisine.

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Domaine Chandon, Coldstream, Yarra Valley and Danenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Leg 1: Melbourne to Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

56 km/35 miles, about 1 hour

Savour some of Australia's finest cool climate wines at cellar doors and restaurants all across the region.

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Cowes Foreshore, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Leg 2: Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges to Phillip Island

140 km/87 miles, about 1.5 hours

Savour regional wines, enjoy lunch on the foreshore, or treat the kids to a trip to the chocolate factory.

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Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove

Leg 3: Phillip Island to Mornington Peninsula

105 km/65 miles, about 1 hour

Spend the morning unwinding on a white sandy beach then explore some of the region's 50 cellar doors.

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Rooftop Bar, Curtin House, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Venture into Melbourne's hidden spaces and iconic laneways and find an eclectic nightlife, tantalising food and wine, a dynamic arts scene and more.

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Mt Martha, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Mornington Peninsula

Combine the best of Europe's coastal living with traditional Aussie charm on the Mornington Peninsula, just an hour from Melbourne.

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Penguins, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Phillip Island

Join families and fans of water sports travelling just 90 minutes from Melbourne to see penguins, international motor sports and waterfront living.

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Bulong Estate, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges

Escape to the Yarra Valley for indulgent food and wine, and disappear into fern glades and forests in the Dandenong Ranges.

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