Culinary Australia

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

From NOK kr106300 Per person in low season
From NOK kr107600 Per person in high season

based on 13 nights & selected experiences

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Price includes:

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  • 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

  • Alla Wolf-Tasker is internationally renowned for her 'paddock to plate' philosophy, and dining at the Lake House is a highlight of this itinerary

  • 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 21 95 70 72 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, Daylesford to 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.

    Accommodation: Park Hyatt Sydney (3 nights)

  2. Days 4-7: Blue Mountains National Park

    Your next stop is one of Australia’s most visited National Parks – the Blue Mountains. Only a 90-minute drive from Sydney, the Blue Mountains offer visitors dramatic vistas, dense forest, thundering waterfalls and a plethora of endemic wildlife. With time at leisure here, opt to enjoy one of the many walking trails within the national park or join a guided tour visiting the lesser visited viewing points. The region is also home to several quaint artistic villages, the perfect place to enjoy a glass of New South Wales’ finest wines after a day exploring the national park.

    Accommodation: Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley (3 nights)

  3. Days 7-9: Melbourne

    Drive yourself back to Sydney to fly on to 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: Crown Towers (2 nights)

  4. Days 9-11: Daylesford

    Following the vibrant restaurant scene in Melbourne, drive into Victoria's lush interior to Daylesford, for a stay at the Lake House. Drawing foodies from all over the world, The Lake House is renowned for its exceptional cuisine and first-class dining.  Priding themselves on sourcing local produce, you will often see the crew of 20 chefs in the orchard or herb garden collecting delicate edible flowers of herbs to finish off the daily menus. Work up an appetite with a walk through the Wombat State Forest or a swim in the picturesque lake, enjoy a visit to the farmers markets or simply relax in the hotels beautiful Salus Spa.

    Accommodation: Lake House (2 nights)

  5. Days 11-14: Margaret River

    For the final stop on your journey, fly from Melbourne across to Perth to spend 4 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. 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.

  • 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 21 95 70 72 to start planning your holiday.

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