Gippsland Food Adventures popular Tarwin Valley Adventure tour allows you to spend the day touring specialty farms in scenic south Gippsland including lunch and tastings.
Have fun while learning directly from the owners, who will guide you through the intricacies of meat, wine and olive oil production to get a greater understanding of where and how these delights are produced. The tour takes you from "Malabar Farm", the home of Gippsland Food Adventures.
Paul and Jenny O'Sullivan open the gates to their 640 hectares farm near Walkerville on which they run 1000 cattle and 5500 sheep. Experience how premium grass fed beef and lamb is produced in an environmentally sensitive way.
Next visit is Waratah Hills Winery where owners Neil and Judy Travers will host a lunch of local Gippsland produce, overlooking their beautiful vineyard and surrounding hills. They also visit Golden Creek olive farmers Lyn and Andrew Jamieson, who making their mark in their chosen industry. The Jamieson's started their business in 1999 and are already winning gold medals for their oils.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Rate is per person, minimum of four, maximum of 10 guests.
Payment methods accepted
Cancellation and booking policy
Gippsland Food Adventures will refund 100 per cent if given more than 30 days notice; 75 per cent refund with seven to 30 days notice and 50 per cent refund with less than seven days notice.
Tour starting location
Tarwin Valley Adventure
- Car park
- Courtesy transfer
Gippsland Food Adventures takes you off the beaten track to give you a true taste of Gippsland. Small group tours of four to 10 people venture beyond the farm gate to meet the farmers, hear the stories, and feel the passion behind some of Gippsland's finest produce.
The travel menu features farms producing free-range beef and lamb, and olive oil and cool climate wines. Hosts Jenny and Paul offer half or full day food adventures that are full of fun, interesting information and delicious tastings. Each food adventure includes transport and a specially catered lunch and morning tea featuring quality Gippsland produce.
Discover the raw beauty of this region with the uplifting experience of food, stories, scenic coast and countryside. Choose the Food Adventure that will tantalises your taste buds:
The Tarwin Valley Adventure: a full-day food extravaganza celebrating the region's Mediterranean flavour. Visit a beef and sheep farm, as well as an award-winning olive grove and vineyard.
The Malabar Family Adventure: this entertaining and educational half-day tour is designed to show children where and how their food is grown.
The Prom Country Adventure: a fully guided two-day food adventure visiting farms and vineyards producing some of Gippsland's quality food and wine as well as exploring the world-famous Wilson's Promontory.
Corporate Adventure: Escape the office environment for one or two days, and let them design a unique package to meet your group's needs for strategic planning, leadership training or team building. All with the opportunity for farm visits, wine master classes and Gippsland gourmet food to be weaved into the programme.
Whatever your tastes, Gippsland Food Adventures can create a package to satisfy you. Send them your wishlist and let Gippsland Food Adventures do the rest. Contact them now to arrange your personalised Gippsland Food Adventure or view their website.
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