Nestled between the Meehan Range, Pitt Water and the Pontos Range, the Coal River region is an award winning wine producing area. Southern Tasmania's cool climate produces classic varieties and is especially acclaimed for its superior Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. Book yourself in today and have an afternoon out you won't forget.
On the Coal River Valley Wineries tour you will enjoy, Wine tasting at Meadowbank Winery, wine tasting with fruit and cheese platter at Puddle Duck Winery and wine and beer tasting at Moorilla Winery.
By the end of this half day tour you will have tried your fare share of wines and hopefully collected a few bottles along the way.
ABC buildings - Hobart's original sandstone railway station
Travel over Tasman Bridge to Cambridge
Eastern suburbs of Bellerive and Mornington
Pass through Mt Rumney - part of the Meehan Range
Coal River Valley - located between the townships of Cambridge and historic Richmond
Visit Meadowbank Winery for a private wine tasting
Continue to Puddle Duck Winery
Enjoy a second wine tasting accompanied by a fruit and cheese platter
Visit Moorilla Winery - development of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)
Enjoy final wine and beer tasting
Return to Hobart following along the shores of the Derwent River
Derwent Entertainment Centre
Hobart Hockey Centre
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
This tour departs Hobart and visits Coal River Valley and returns to Hobart that afternoon.
This tour departs on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday of November to April. You will be picked up from your accommodation in time for a 13:20pm departure. We will return you to your accommodation at 17:00pm.
If you choose the lunch option you will be collected for a 12:00pm departure.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
The price quoted is for one person.
Child prices are applicable for children aged between 4-14 years. Adult fares apply to persons 15 years and over. Children 3 years and under are free if not occupying a seat (ie. must sit on parent's/carer's lap). If a seat is required, child fare applies.All children on this tour under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
Please where casual and comfortable clothes for the tour and dress to weather conditions on the day.
PACKAGE OPTIONS (please select your preferred option)
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EXPERIENCE QUICK LINKS
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Especially enjoyed Cradle Mountain, Port Arthur and Wineglass bay. If your looking for a compact 6 day tour to explore Tasmania then this is it." Mick (Gold Coast, Australia.)
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