The tour of the Swan Valley features sampling of regional treats – extra virgin olive oils, dukkah, seasonal fresh and dried fruits, natural honey, home-made produce, ice-cream, premium wines, colonial history, scenic off-road vineyard and lakeside trailing. Includes transfers from Guildford Train Station when booked with the tour.
3 and a half hours
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If you are looking for an experience that cannot be matched any where else in Australia this is it. This half-day tour will take you on a gourmet trail through Western Australia's beautiful Swan Valley on a charming and comfortable horse-drawn wagon.The tour features sampling of regional treats – extra virgin olive oils, dukkah, seasonal fresh and dried fruits, natural honey, home-made produce, ice-cream, premium wines, colonial history, scenic off-road vineyard and lakeside trailing.
Features include: *Transport in luxury "pioneer-style" Clydesdale-drawn wagons with informative commentary by experienced, service focussed driver/guides. *An informative presentation and tasting of regional extra virgin olive oils, olives and locally produced dukkah and seasonal fresh produce eg asparagus, citrus fruits, melons, grapes, famous Swan Valley sun-dried fruits and 100% natural honey. *Tasting of premium wines, fortifieds and Swan Valley grape juice at renowned Edgecombe Bros Winery and Instruction in the Art & Technique of Wine Appreciation. *Seasonal tasting of fruit straight from the vine and by arrangement groups may enjoy seasonal fruit picking. *A guided tour of historic All Saints Church, the oldest in Western Australia and virtual birthplace of the colony, located on the banks of the Swan River. *Sampling of fresh ice-cream creations at Oggie's Ice Cream Cafe & English Lolly Shop. *Relaxing and scenic off-road trailing through the natural bird sanctuary and wetland of Lake Yakine.
Operates Wednesday to Sunday and public holidays. (except Good Friday, Xmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day). Bookings ARE ESSENTIAL for all services