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Food & wine tours

The Yarra Valley Cider & Ale Trail

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Tour operated by:

Aussie Brewery Tours

Sniff, swirl, sip and skol an incredible range of ales and lagers along with dry & sweet ciders, strawberry & blueberry wines, ports, sparkling and kombuchas in a range of venues as diverse as the products they create.

Your tour includes:

Fantastic venues: visit four to five breweries, cideries & distilleries in the Yarra Valley including VIP brewery floor access (when available).

Gourmet Food: Gourmet lunch with tasting paddle and complimentary drink (beer or cider). Vegetarian, vegan and most allergies can be catered for - please call for specific questions.

Generous Tastings & Drinks: Enjoy generous tasting sessions, paddles & complimentary drinks throughout the day.

Small Group Touring: Aussie Brewing Tours offer small groups, flexible touring in their customised, air-conditioned mini-buses (maximum of 13 people).

Fantastic Variety: With dozens of beer styles and seasonal brews coupled with a large variety of gins, apple, pear and blueberry ciders, wines, sparklings and ports this tour is fantastic for beer loves and non beer lovers alike (most stops have a mix of drinks available).

The Best Guides: Aussie Brewery Tours' guides are fun loving, alcohol gurus who will take you on a journey through the entertaining history of drinking.

Price & booking

Tour pricing information (GST included)

Type Valid Price
Price based on one adult and includes transport, guide, gourmet lunch, tasting paddles and fees plus complimentary drinks.
01/07/15 - 30/06/17 $160.00
Payment methods accepted
American Express Cash Only MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

Full payment is required in full at the time of booking. Payment will be accepted by the online booking system or by alternate arrangement by contacting their offices. Bookings are not deemed final until a receipt has been issued. Cancellation policy is as follows: If no notice is given between the day of the tour up to 10 days before there will be no refund; If between 11 and 31 days, there is a 50 per cent charge of the tour price; Greater than 31 days, there is a 15 per cent admin fee. All tours require a minimum number of patrons to commence. If these minimum numbers are not met they may opt to refund your total payment minus booking fees.

More info

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Days of operation:
  • Federation Square - Russell Street Extention Bus Pickup Area

    Departure details: 01/10/11 - 30/06/17

  • Habitat HQ - 333 St Kilda Road, St Kilda Melbourne VIC 3182

    Departure details: 01/01/12 - 30/06/17

    Mon: 9:30am - 6:00pm

    Thu: 9:30am - 6:00pm

    Sat/Sun: 9:30am - 6:00pm

Tour starting location:
Federation Square
Tour highlights:
  • Napoleone Brewery & Ciderhouse
  • Buckleys Beer
  • St Ronan's Cider at Badget Creek Blueberry Winery
  • Hargreaves Hill Brewery
  • Four Pillars Gin
  • Public Brewery
  • Coldstream Brewery
Mode of transport:
  • Coach
  • Food and Wine
  • Other
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Guide
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • English
  • Wine tasting
Disabled access:
It may be possible to run a modified tour with wheelchair access. Please contact to confirm.

Tour operator

Welcome to Australia's premier beer, cider and distillery tour operator - Aussie Brewery Tours.

Aussie Brewery Tours offers beer, cider, spirit and food lovers an experience they will never forget. Tours include custom air-conditioned transport, knowledgeable guides, gourmet food, brewery floor tours, tasting paddles and complimentary drinks.

Aussie Brewery Tours visit Coldstream Brewery, Hargreaves Hill Brewing Co., Napoleone Brewery & Ciderhouse, Kelly Brothers Cider and Riders Brewery, Gateway Estate, James Squire Brew-house, Mountain Goat Beer, Temple Brewery, St Ronans Cider at Badger Creek Blueberry Winery, Buckley's Beer, Carlton and United Breweries, Forester's Hall, Two Birds Brewing, Moon Dog Brewing, Hix Beer at Hickenbotham Winery, Red Hill Brewery, Mornington Peninsular Brewery, Mock Cider, Four Pillars Gin and The Public Brewery.

Each tour is designed to be enjoyed by the beer, cider & spirit connoisseur, those who enjoy a cheeky drink with mates, right through to those who 'don't really drink / like beer and cider'. But do not take their word for it read, read Aussie Brewery Tours' amazing reviews on Tripadvisor.

Aussie Brewery Tours are always fun, friendly and relaxed as they believe that is the only way to enjoy a drink.

Opening hours:

  • Seven Days

    8:00am - 11:00pm