Your day begins from Cowes at around 9:30am and you will drive around the Phillip Island coastline before leaving Phillip Island.

Your first winery for the day will be the Purple Hen Winery at Rhyll and you will continue to the Bass Coast Hinterland visiting the Bassine Speciality Cheeses at Bass for some cheese tastings. Next stop is Glen Forbes for some wine and olive tasting at the Bass River Winery and Olive Grove.

You will then drive through the South Gippsland hinterland, stopping at The Gurdies Winery. Your next stop is in Loch where you will stop at the Gippsland Wine Company and the Loch Brewery and Distillery for lunch.

After lunch you will head to the Korumburra and Leongatha area and visit Clair de Lune, then continue on your way to Inverloch visiting two more wineries, your last tasting at Harmans Wines and Dirty three wines.

Your journey heads back to Phillip Island taking in the beautiful scenery from Inverloch and Cape Paterson to Phillip Island. Arriving back to Cowes where you will stop and have a beer tasting at Ocean Reach Brewing.

Type Indicative prices

This price is fully inclusive and is for a minimum number of 2 people.



Price includes All Inclusive Visit 5 to 6 wineries, distillery, cheese factory and brewery Wine, beer and cheese tastings Gourmet lunch & morning tea Local guide Small group tour Sightseeing - Phillip Island and Bunurong Coastline, Bass Coast Hinterland and Cape Liptrap Coast

Days of operation:
  • This tour depends on minimum number of 2 people. Tours are only run every Saturday and Sunday all year round

Dianne’s Venture Tours (Phillip Island Boutique Tours) provides friendly, personalised and quality touring experiences. Offering a wide range of small group guided tours in food and wine, visiting the penguins, local sightseeing, walking, cycling, and golfing packages as well as escorted overseas holidays.

Itineraries range in length from a few hours, to half day and full day tours.

You can enjoy the wine tasting on offer, a variety of food experiences, the beautiful rugged coastline and the picturesque countryside. See the native wildlife such as wallabies and you will fall in love seeing the little penguins arriving home in the evening, walk around and see the koalas in their natural environment, watch sheep shearing and the sheep being rounded up by the kelpie dog. There are so many exciting things on offer.

There is no one better equipped to help you enjoy all that this popular area has to offer. Specialising in providing personalised and friendly tours. Dianne's Venture Tours is all about having fun and making the most of every minute in your life.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

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8 Wencliff Court, Newhaven, Victoria, 3925

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