Australian Wine

Embark on an enriching journey through the top wine regions of Australia, indulging in the finest flavors showcasing the essence of this remarkable land.

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Australian wines

Down under,
above and beyond

Australia, a vast and diverse continent, beckons with its unique blend of boundless natural beauty, ancient culture, vibrant cities, and laid-back attitude. Endless sunshine, beautiful beaches, unique animals, world-class wineries, and a vibrant food scene all add to the appeal of the land Down Under.

Australia boasts an array of breathtaking sights and activities, including the famous Sydney Opera House, the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, the rustic Outback terrain, and the historic rock formations of Uluru. Discover the vibrant city ambiance of Melbourne, the colorful marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, and the fascinating Aboriginal traditions.

When it comes to wine, Australia boasts world-class vineyards producing a wide array of varietals, including the renowned Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Riesling, offering an unforgettable tasting journey for wine enthusiasts. With its natural beauty, welcoming locals, and exceptional wine, Australia guarantees an adventure like no other.

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South Australia

A captivating region is known for its world-class wine, breathtaking landscapes, and charming historic towns. Nestled at the heart of this enchanting region is Adelaide, the perfect starting point for your exploration. Surrounded by three remarkable wine-producing areas, Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, and Clare Valley, Adelaide's location is an oenophile's dream. Each valley boasts distinctive wines, from globally acclaimed varieties to unique local blends, promising an unforgettable tasting experience.

But South Australia offers more than just exquisite wine. It's a land where natural beauty and history intertwine. Rolling hills dotted with vineyards transition into rugged coastlines, while quaint townships steeped in history are nestled amidst picturesque landscapes. It's a place where every turn reveals a new postcard-worthy view, and every town has a story to tell.

Whether you're savoring a glass of Shiraz amidst stunning vineyards, strolling through historic towns, or basking in the awe-inspiring vistas, South Australia offers a rich and varied experience that's bound to captivate.


Discover the Barossa Valley: The Barossa Valley is an internationally-acclaimed wine region and home to some of the biggest names in Australian wine, including Penfolds, Henschke Cellars, Wolf Blass and Jacob's Creek. Along with a host of emerging boutique and artisan winemakers producing the next generation of Australian wines, this region exemplifies Australia’s favorite grape: Shiraz.

Meet the locals: Visit several well-known kangaroo ‘hangouts’ where, if lucky, you may see them in the wild.

National Parks: South Australia is home to numerous national parks, like Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island, providing opportunities for outdoor adventures and wildlife encounters.

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Western Australia

Welcome to the majestic Western Australia, a region where the fine art of winemaking meets unparalleled natural beauty. The tradition of wine production here dates back to 1840, with the establishment of Sandalford in the Swan Valley region. You'll have the opportunity to taste premium wines, particularly the renowned Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. Each region offers its own unique flavors, shaped by the area's distinct climate and terroir.

But there's more to Western Australia than just wine. The region boasts stunning landscapes, from rugged coastlines to lush forests, and even striking limestone caves. Explore the Indian Ocean Sunset Coast, an area known for its breathtaking sunsets and pristine beaches.


Taste premium wines: Explore regions such as Blackwood Valley, Geographe Bay, the Great Southern, Peel, Pemberton, Manjimup, Margaret River, and the Swan Valley to sample the finest Western Australia can offer.

Behold stunning natural beauty: From the rugged coastline to the lush forests and even, limestone caves.

Experience the Sunset Coast: This breathtaking coastline offers pristine beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and abundant marine life, this region is a paradise for beach lovers and nature enthusiasts. 

Stay in elegant boutique hotels: Properties here blend old-world charm with contemporary comfort making use of historical manor homes with manicured gardens to ensure your stay is exceptional. 

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Welcome to Victoria, a vibrant state located in southeastern Australia. As the country's second-smallest yet second-most populated state, Victoria is a hub of diverse attractions and a wealth of natural beauty.

Discover the Yarra Valley's renowned wineries, the stunning coastal routes of the Great Ocean Road, or the relaxing hot springs of the Mornington Peninsula. Explore the Goldfields' rich history, the rugged wilderness of the Grampians, or the pristine beaches of Gippsland.


Taste flavorful wines: Visit wineries such as Dominique Portet - 10th-generation winemakers bringing their craft from 18th-century Bordeaux. 

Indulge in the fresh produce of the region: artisanal cheeses, chocolatiers, and an abundance of ice cream to satisfy even the sweetest tooth.

Explore Australia’s cultural capital: Visit the bayside area and walk the beach-side promenade. Other landmarks are the Golden Mile, the Royal Exhibition Building, Parliament House, and the Fitzroy Gardens.

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New South Wales

Welcome to the vibrant wine regions of New South Wales, Australia's oldest wine-growing area. With a viticulture history dating back to the early 19th century, New South Wales is home to 14 dynamic and diverse wine regions.

The Hunter Valley, just north of Sydney, is perhaps the most famous, known for its blend of historic family-owned establishments and appealing new wineries. But don't stop there. The Southern Highlands, Canberra District, Orange, and Mudgee are also popular wine regions worth exploring.


Take a wine tour (or two): Visit wineries such as Tyrrell's Wines, Brokenwood Wines, Lakes Folly Winery, and Thomas Wines.

Visit iconic landmarks: Tour the Sydney Opera House and as you walk through the iconic building, discover the magic from the jaw-dropping sweep of the sails to the soaring cathedral interiors.

Stroll your way through unique landscapes: Enjoy the Bondi to Coogee walk, a cliff-top coastal walk that extends for 5 miles in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

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Renowned for its innovation and commitment to quality, the state's wine industry has earned both national and international acclaim. The most recognized wine-growing areas in Queensland are the Granite Belt and South Burnett. These regions are known for producing wines of international standard, with the Granite Belt particularly noted for its exceptional vintages. Other emerging wine regions within Queensland include Scenic Rim, Gold Coast Hinterlands, Sunshine Coast Hinterlands, and Darling Downs.

Beyond the vineyards, be sure to experience the Daintree Rainforest, local Aboriginal cultures, and unique wildlife.


Dreamtime Walk: Learn from local Indigenous guides where you will hear Ngadiku - stories and legends from a long time ago in local Kuku Yalanji language.

World-Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest: Connect with this sacred land full of history and amazing plants and animals, including one of the largest birds in the world, the cassowary.

Pristine beaches: Considered by many to be the most beautiful beach in the world, enjoy the expansive sands of Whitehaven Beach.

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Sunrise Over the Nullarbor Plain


Be captivated by its vast blue skies and timeless desert landscape, interrupted only by the friendly kangaroos that call it home. A place where nature's silence speaks volumes.

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Take the Indian Pacific Train


Embark on a 2 day epic journey from Adelaide to Perth on the Indian Pacific train. Traverse breathtaking landscapes, stop over at the ghost town of Cook, and experience Australia's heartland.

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Enjoy Tastings at Boutique Wineries


Enjoy tastings at Boutique Wineries in McLaren Vale, Adelaide Hills and the Barossa Valley.

These are internationally acclaimed wine regions and home to some of the biggest names in Australian wine, including Penfolds, Henschke Cellars, Wolf Blass and Jacob's Creek, along with a host of emerging boutique and artisan vintners producing the next generation of Australian wines.

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Immerse Yourself in Adelaide


The boutique city of Adelaide is brimming with a rich cultural heritage. Laneways are woven together by hidden bars, award-winning restaurants and artisan barista houses. What’s more, Adelaide sits right at the foot of three incredible wine regions that produce both world-renowned and under-the-radar wines.

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Explore Historic Fremantle


Renowned for its well-preserved architectural heritage, this historic city offers a unique glimpse into Australia's colonial past. Here, over 150 carefully preserved Victorian-era buildings tell stories of a bygone era. The historic port city is a living postcard, with century-old streets lined with quaint boutiques, bustling cafes, and lively markets. The famous Fremantle Markets, housed in a grand Victorian building, are a must-visit.

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Experience Rottnest Island


Just off the Perth coast, Rottnest Island is a unique holiday destination known for its rich history and thriving ecosystems. The island is home to the happiest animal on earth - the quokka - and offers pristine beaches, aquamarine bays, and extensive biking and hiking trails.

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Wander Through Perth


The capital city of Perth embraces the best of both worlds, where beautiful soft-sand beaches and scenic parks meet a thriving metropolis of small bars, creative restaurants and curated street art. Explore the waterfront Elizabeth Quay and marvel at the modern architecture whilst peering across the Swan River towards South Perth.

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Sample Wines in Margaret River


Widely considered one of the best wine regions in Western Australia, it is a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts. The region is known for its exceptional production of premium wines, particularly Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, but also boasts many other popular varietals such as Shiraz and Sauvignon Blanc.

Whether you're a wine lover, outdoor enthusiast, foodie, or art aficionado, Margaret River offers a diverse range of experiences, making it a popular destination for both locals and tourists visiting Western Australia.

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Explore Port Campbell National Park


Behold the sculptured beauty of The Twelve Apostles. Many of these stacks of flat-bedded limestone rise 65 metres above sea level and are an inspiring sight to see. Visit incredible natural coves and lookouts like Loch Ard Gorge and hear stories from your host about the tragic and romantic shipwreck whilst marvelling at the landmark.

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Fly Over the The Great Ocean Road


Stretching 150 miles along the southern coast of Victoria is one of the most beautiful coastal drives in the world. Travel it and you will discover some of the world’s most inspiring scenery, an ever-changing hinterland and charming towns and hamlets. Marvel at the huge cliffs, roaring seas, tranquil coves, magnificent waterfalls and secluded beaches.

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The Yarra Valley


From boutique vineyards and small family-run operations to large commercial producers, there’s plenty of variety. The wines from this area are known for their intense flavours, ranging from sweet and fruity whites to bold and spicy reds. You'll find plenty of opportunities to explore new varieties while tasting your way through the valley's many cellars. And with breathtaking landscapes surrounding each vineyard, it makes for a truly unforgettable experience.

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Meet Melbourne


A perfect blend of rich cultural history and new age trends is waiting for you here. In the laneways and streets of the city, Melbourne is also known as one of the world’s leading street art cities with stunning works creating free open-air galleries. Explore trendy neighborhoods and a sophisticated foodie scene with an enviable range of bars, cafes and restaurants.

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Take in the Blues


The Blue Mountains National Park is also home to some of the best hiking trails in Australia. Your guide will be able to suggest a number of short or longer walks that will allow you to discover tranquil waterfalls, temperate rainforests and unique plants and animals.

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Explore the Capital


As the capital city of New South Wales, Sydney is Australia's most populous city. Known for its yacht-studded harbor, iconic Opera House, and stunning beaches, Sydney offers a unique blend of natural beauty and cosmopolitan charm. The city boasts a thriving food, arts, and entertainment scene. From exploring historic streets and museums to shopping in bustling markets, there's no shortage of things to do in Sydney. 

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Aboriginal Cultures of the Daintree


Embark on a ‘Dreamtime Walk’ where you will here Ngadiku - stories and legends from a long time ago in local Kuku Yalanji language. Your Dreamtime Walk begins with a traditional ‘smoking’ ceremony to cleanse and ward off bad spirits. Continue on a walk along private, gentle tracks, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over meandering cool rainforest streams.

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Cruise Along the Daintree River


Snaking through the heart of the area, the densely populated mangrove estuary is home to an abundance of wildlife. We may see a snake laying on a branch of a tree, a green tree frog, or an estuarine crocodile. During your shared or private cruise, you will slowly glide along the Daintree River while a local guide shares their knowledge about the unique tropical ecosystem. The estuarine crocodile is of particular interest being the largest of all living reptiles and an iconic Australian animal. These saltwater crocodiles are hyper-carnivorous apex predators.

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Whitsundays & Great Barrier Reef, from above


Take in the world-famous Great Barrier Reef and Heart Reef, plus the magnificent Hill Inlet, before landing on Whitehaven Beach for a chance to soak up the sun and swim in the crystal-clear waters. The aerial views of the iconic Australian natural world are breathtaking and one of the most beautiful memories of any flight.

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Dive the Great Barrier Reef


Spanning over 1400 miles down Australia’s eastern coastline, the Great Barrier Reef offers an abundance of coastal experiences unlike anywhere else in the world. Swim amongst the stunning coral formations, giant clams, rare species of whales, and six of the world's seven marine turtle species. Not to mention the over 1,600 species of fish who call this aquatic wonderland home.

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