1 Day Ballooning and Wine Tour Package Yarra Valley

From $580
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Product Number: LTYVW1

Start your day drifting silently aloft it in a hot air balloon over the Yarra Valley and then relax with a full day touring and wine tasting in the Yarra Valley.

A spectacular way to see the best of the Yarra Valley with Victoria’s leading hot air balloon company, Global Ballooning Australia. Combine a flight and wine tour, a perfect way to spend a day in the Yarra Valley. Let the breeze usher you in a hot air balloon along corridors of grape vines and over the Yarra River as you take in breathtaking views of mountains that surround the spectacular valley. These breathtaking views change with the seasons and are especially awe-inspiring when taken in from a vantage of 3,000 feet. Enjoy a sense of timelessness and adventure, combined with the comfort of knowing you are in safe and expert hands.

1 hour sunrise balloon flight with champagne breakfast after your flight
Visit 4 amazing Yarra Valley wineries

1 hour before sunrise, depart Melbourne CBD Hotel for transfer to the Yarra Valley launch site.

Let the breeze usher you in a hot air balloon along corridors of grapevines and over the Yarra River as you take in breathtaking views of mountains that surround the spectacular valley.


Just 50 minutes from the Melbourne CBD lie the lush hillsides of the Yarra Valley. A place of diverse and rich history stretching back to the first settlers. The Yarra Valley is home to 90 vineyards and 35 wineries, many of which hold a reputation for creating world-class wines. Yarra Valley is also renowned for being one of Victoria’s largest tourist destinations.

Inclusions:
• Complete flight and ground insurance.
• Launch and landing government fees in and around the Yarra Valley
• Piece of mind that you have chosen to fly with Victoria’s leading hot air ballooning operator offering the most professional service. You will be in the hands of the most experienced pilots and ground crew in the business.
• A carbon-neutral flight – by choosing to fly with Global Ballooning you will be helping to restore biodiversity and essential habitat for native fauna, improve water quality and salinity problems. This is because Global Ballooning is the only Victorian operator to offset our emissions.
• In-flight photography with the opportunity to purchase a souvenir CD compilation and DVD pack after the flight.

After the Flight Full: cooked breakfast at Balgownie Estate with complimentary champagne.

10:30 am Global Ballooning transfer to Yering Station

10:45 am Depart Yering Station Winery. Your guide/driver will collect you from Yering Station Wines to commence the wine tour portion of the tour.

11:00 am Steels Gate Wines. Steels Gate is a boutique winery situated in a picturesque hillside setting at Dixons Creek. Their range of wines are all estate grown and estate made offering finesse and exceptional flavour. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere which makes this the perfect place to experience delicious wines while absorbing the serenity of the Yarra Valley.

12:00 pm Balgownie Estate. Indulge in a guided tasting session at Balgownie Estate tasting table. Make your selection of wine for lunch and take your complimentary glass of wine to the restaurant with its magnificent vineyard views. Lunch includes main meal, a glass of Balgownie Estate wine & tea or coffee.

1:30 pm Yering Farm. The old hay shed situated at the top of the hill, overlooks stunning views, has been converted into a charming rustic Cellar Door, oozing with character. The Cellar Door proudly showcases antique cooper tools used by pioneer winemakers over a century ago. A fantastic environment to enjoy superb wines made with traditional winemaking techniques.

2:15 pm Domaine Chandon. French Champagne company Moet & Chandon’s
Australian production house Domain Chandon is the perfect way to finish the day with a guided tour through the winery that shows how the wine is made followed by a relaxing glass of Australia’s best bubbly and a view that will leave you in awe. Spectacular, to say the least.

3:30 pm Leave Yarra Valley back to Melbourne

4:30-5 pm Return to Drop off points

 

Inclusions

  • If required, pick up from selected major CBD hotels are included.
  • Approx. 1-hour sunrise balloon flight with champagne breakfast after your flight
  • A flight certificate, postcard and exclusive e-coupon booklet  to prove it happened
  • A La Carte Lunch at Balgownie Estate including a glass of estate wine
  • Complete flight and ground insurance / Launch and landing government fees
  • Transfer to meet your winery tour group
  • Guidance from a genuine Wine Expert, who is there to entertain and educate you.
  • Visit 4 amazing Yarra Valley wineries

Exclusions

  • Domestic flights to and from Melbourne
  • Pre-night and post-night accommodation in Melbourne
  • Airport transfers pick-up and drop off
  • Any other services not listed on the itinerary

Optional Activities & Fees

** Private and big groups bookings available, 6 to 8 people for an ideal tour so bring your friends and family to this amazing trip!

** Ask us for pre and post-tour accommodation, flight tickets and longer stays and activities in Victoria.

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