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Culinary Australia

Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park, Melbourne, Dayelsford & Margaret River

From £10100 Per person in low season
From £11400 Per person in high season

based on 13 nights inc. flights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • International economy flights and taxes from the UK

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Car rental

  • Selected experiences

Price based on 2 people sharing.

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At a Glance

  • The ultimate itinerary for any serious gourmet with an interest in fresh, local produce

  • Access to regional wines in every destination will give you a true understanding of Australia's abundant and varied wine industry

  • Sydney boasts some of the world's best restaurants, and we keep our finger on the pulse for new openings and secret spots that offer a meal to remember

  • The local markets and artisan producers of Margaret River are a real draw to this beautiful area. Combine that will world-beating vineyards and this is the perfect end to a gourmet adventure

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The southern half of Australia enjoys a temperate climate with warm summers, balmy and mild spring and autumn and cool winters. The main summer season is from December-February and the quietest time of the year is the Aussie winter June-August.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your holiday.

Itinerary

Journey through Australia's most arresting landscapes, enjoying spectacular cuisine, award-winning wines and world-renowned restaurants. From Sydney to the Melbourne, the Barossa to the Margaret River - this is the ultimate itinerary for lovers of food and wine.

  1. Days 1-4: Sydney

    Sydney is a vibrant multi-cultural city that hugs the shores of a very beautiful harbour, and its cosmopolitan population has made it a melting pot of diverse restaurants and world class cuisine. From the world-renowned fine dining establishments of Tetsuyas, Aria and Neil Perry's Rockpool to the unsung delights of fish and chips on the beach at Watsons Bay or breakfast at Bills, Sydney's multitude of eateries will keep your inner gourmet satisfied for your first few nights. Included during your time in Sydney is a Full Day Food and Wine Tour with a local foodie where you will explore local markets, tour one of Sydney’s best cheese boutiques and enjoy a paddock-to-plate dining experience in the historic suburb of Woollahra.

    Accommodation: The Langham Sydney (3 nights)

  2. Days 4-7: Melbourne

    Your next stop is Melbourne, Victoria’s capital and the number one destination for coffee in the world. Explore the boutique lanes that criss-cross throughout the city, sampling food from low-key markets and pop up food stalls to dining at some of Australia’s best high-end eateries. Head south of Melbourne to explore the picturesque Mornington Peninsula region, where a plethora of locally produced gourmet food, cheeses, chocolate and wine is produced.

    Accommodation: Park Hyatt Melbourne (3 nights)

  3. Days 7-10: Barossa Valley

    From Melbourne, make your way to the Barossa Valley where some of the world's most premium wines are produced. Here you will get to explore the many wineries of the region. From small to large producers, meet the men and women behind the scenes on a guided tour or hire bicycles and cycle the vines at your leisure. We have included a full day private tour of the wine region with a local guide where you’ll take part in wine tastings at boutique wineries and enjoy lunch at a recommended cellar door. 

    Accommodation: The Louise (3 nights)

  4. Days 10-11: Perth

    Fly across to Western Australia for a night in the state’s capital, Perth. A rejuvenated city, Perth has changed dramatically over the last few years. Offering some of Australia’s finest restaurants, shopping and accommodation, Perth offers something for every budget. Within the city, King’s Park offers beautiful botanic gardens filled with native flora and fauna or you could simply spend time at leisure exploring the bustling city independently.

    Accommodation: COMO The Treasury (1 night)

  5. Days 11-14: Margaret River

    For the final stop on your journey, you will spend three nights amidst the stunning scenery of the Margaret River. Responsible for producing almost 15% of Australia’s wines, of which a significant number are premium labels, the Margaret River region is one of the most beautiful wine regions in Australia, with a patch-work scenery of emerald-green pastures and neat rows of vines. Boutique breweries, dairy products, jams and condiment producers, a marron (freshwater crayfish) farm, olive groves and even chocolate and fudge factories add to the gourmet experience, some of which you will visit during your included full day privately guided tour of the region. The local towns are also scenic and have a good collection of local craft and art galleries as well as antique and bric-a-brac shops that are fun to browse.

    Accommodation: Cape Lodge (3 nights)

Experiences

  • Cruise Like A Local

    When in Sydney getting out on to the harbour is a must. Depart in style from Circular Quay on a 52 foot motor yacht and embark on a four hour cruise taking in the famous sights as well as the lesser known coves and beaches of the harbour.

  • Epicurean Adventure in the Yarra Valley

    Explore the picturesque vineyards, award winning wineries and artisanal food offerings of the Yarra Valley on this privately guided full day tour. Enjoy premium wines before feasting on a delectable luncheon at one of the areas top wineries.

  • Hunter Valley Food and Wine Trail

    Spend a day enjoying fine wine and food in the middle of the stunning Australian countryside. The Hunter Valley is world famous for its Semillon and Shiraz as well as a huge array of artisanal produce.

  • Learn to Surf at Bondi Beach

    Enjoy a day learning to surf the waves of the famous Bondi Beach in Sydney. The ideal introduction to Australia for the whole family.

  • Margaret River Discovery Tour

    Enjoy a day learning about the best of the Margaret River region on this small group tour. Admire the coastal scenery, endless beaches and limestone caves of the region before enjoying an exclusive lunch with matched wines.

  • My Sydney Detour

    This hidden and private guided tour of Sydney really gets you away from the conventional sights of Sydney. With your specialist guides and unique vehicle, explore through the eyes of two locals and learn all about Sydney from a different perspective.

  • Quintessentially Sydney

    This full day tour of Sydney is designed for guests who not only want to see the iconic sites of Australia's most prominent city but also to meet the locals and get under the skin of New South Wales' cosmopolitan capital.

  • Sydney's Food and Wine Trail

    Sydney is fast becoming recognised for its amazing food and wine offering and a privately guided off-the-beaten track gourmet tour is one of our top choices for this mesmerising city.

  • Your Free Time at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley - Scott Dunn Suggests

    Make the most of your time during your stay at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley. From stable tours and horse trail experiences to bush walks and hikes, there's something for everyone. There's even archery, mountain biking and a colonial heritage tour.

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Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park, Melbourne, Dayelsford & Margaret River

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3993 8476 to start planning your holiday.

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