Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon and Winery Tour with Visit to Domaine Chandon

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Visit one of Victoria's most spectacular winery regions, breathtaking mountain views and beautiful vineyards. Yarra Valley is only an hour drive from Melbourne's city center. Enjoy this region's excellent local grown food and wine - perfect for a brilliant full day in the country side!

Description

Yarra Valley, is a natural amphitheater, which makes it the perfect location for ballooning tours - great views, native fauna and flora, excellent food and wine, and stable weather. Enjoy the breeze as it usher you along the corridors of grape vines and over the Yarra River.

Wine Tour Itinerary

  • 11:00 at Yering Station Vineyards

Yering Station is one of Australia's most spectacular winery set-ups. We'll start the day by showing you how to swirl, sniff & slurp and then you'll be ready to taste some of Yering Station's award winning benchmark classic Australian wines.

  • 12:00 at Balgownie Estate

Clearly one of the most stylish venues in the Yarra Valley with wines to match. Balgownie Estate have a marvelous restaurant with fantastic views and great wines to taste at the cellar door. Enjoy a high quality restaurant lunch with a glass of Balgownie Estate wine to compliment your meal.

  • 13:40 at Yering Farm Vineyards

Yering Farm has stunning views and is oozing with rustic charm. Experience wines made with traditional wine making methods in their cellar door which showcases antique copper wine making tools used by pioneer winemakers over a century ago. A fantastic environment to enjoy superb wines.

  • 14:15 at Domaine Chandon

French Champagne company Moet & Chandon's Australian production house Domain Chanson 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 with gourmet food platters and a view that will leave you in awe. Spectacular, to say the least.

  • 15:30, leave Yarra Valley, return to Melbourne

  • 16:30 to 17:00, return to Drop Off Points 3, 4 and 5 as above

Australian Wine Tour Co pick-up points:

  • 9:00 at The George Hotel - Cnr Fitzroy & Grey St St Kilda (wait at front)

  • 9:20 at Seven Eleven - Cnr Flinders & Spencer St - City (wait at front)

  • 9:30 at St. Paul's Cathedral - Cnr Flinders & Swanston St - City (wait at front)

  • 9:35 at Her Majesty's Theatre - Cnr Lt Bourke and Exhibition St, City (wait at front

  • 9:40 at Hertz Car Rental - 97 Franklin St, City. (wait at front)

  • 9:50 at North Melbourne - Roundabout Cnr Queensberry St Howard St - North Melbourne

Please Note

  • Please wear clothes that are suitable for outdoor activities, including sturdy shoes, warm socks, a cap and sunglasses.

  • *Complimentary hotel pick-up services from Melbourne CBD hotels are available for international visitors only. Local residents are requested to contact the local operator concerning transport payment to takeoff point. Please indicate request upon booking.

  • Drop-off will be at Wine Tour Itinerary Point 1 (Yering Station) at 10:45.

  • If your Balloon Flight is cancelled due to bad weather, the winery tour will proceed as scheduled. If you fail to show for your Winery Tour, no refund will be issued.

  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • A maximum of 12 people is permitted in the basket.

  • Due to limited capacity, changes within 7 days of travel are not permitted and will incur amendment fees.

Includes

  • Souvenir

  • Champagne

  • Wine tasting

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • English-speaking guide
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Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon and Winery Tour with Visit to Domaine Chandon

Duration: 10:30 - 13 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Souvenir / Champagne / Wine tasting / Breakfast / Lunch / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

  • 04:00

    Check-in at Rochford Wines or Pick-up at Select Hotels in Melbourne

  • Short Briefing with the Pilot Before the Flight

  • Balloon Flight Preparations

    Upon arrival at the launch site, you may join in the balloon preparation process. If you are unable to do so, you can take snapshots as the balloon is inflated and prepped for your journey through the clouds.

  • Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon Flight

    Take to the skies as you fly over Yarra Valley. Gaze upon lush fields dotted with world class wineries. Enjoy the panoramic view of the valley as you gently glide through the clouds.

  • Landing and Balloon Pack-up

    After your hot air balloon ride, you may participate in packing up the balloon or you may opt to witness and take snapshots of the process.

  • Breakfast at Balgownie Estate

  • Transfer to Winery Tour Pick-up Point

  • 11:00

    Punt Road Wines

    Learn more about the region's fascinating wine history from your knowledgeable guide as you sample Punt Road's award-winning wines. Enjoy a sip of the wine and taste the unique flavors which can only be had in this part of the world.

  • 12:00

    Lunch at Balgownie Estate

    Enjoy lunch at the renowned Balgownie Estate paired with local wine. Savor your food as your admire the view of their very own vineyard.

  • 13:30

    Yering Farm

    Visit one of the region's most famous boutique wineries. Learn more about the local culture as you see the farm's scenic spots. Discover various wine tasting techniques from your expert guide and see antique copper wine-making equipment.

  • 14:15

    Domaine Chandon

    Head to the local production house of Moet and Chandon. Enjoy an exclusive tour of the area and discover how they make their world class champagne. Sip a glass of Australia's best bubbly as you admire the captivating views from their production house.

  • 15:30

    Departure at Yarra Valley

  • 16:30

    Drop-off at Specified Locations

  • (For Check-In) Rochford Wines (Rochford Wines Yarra Valley, Maroondah Highway, Coldstream, Victoria, Australia) Time: 04:00:00

  • (For Drop-Off) 7-Eleven Spencer Street (Cnr Spencer Street and Flinders Strreet Spencer St Melbourne VIC 3000) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Her Majesty Theatre (219 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Hertz Car Rental (97 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Drop-Off) The George Hotel (125 Fitzroy Street, Saint Kilda, Victoria, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Drop-Off) St Paul's Cathedral (St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Rochford Wines (Rochford Wines Yarra Valley, Maroondah Highway, Coldstream, Victoria, Australia) Time: 04:00:00

Drop-off Time & Location

  • (For Drop-Off) 7-Eleven Spencer Street (Cnr Spencer Street and Flinders Strreet Spencer St Melbourne VIC 3000) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Her Majesty Theatre (219 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Drop-Off) Hertz Car Rental (97 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Drop-Off) The George Hotel (125 Fitzroy Street, Saint Kilda, Victoria, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

  • (For Drop-Off) St Paul's Cathedral (St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • If your balloon flight is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, the winery tour will proceed as scheduled. Customers will have to proceed to specified pick-up points on their own. Please call the activity provider number on your voucher on the morning of your tour to confirm your desired pick-up point.

  • (Wine tour meet-up points in case of balloon flight cancellation) 9:00 The George Hotel 125 Fitzroy St corner Grey St. St Kilda 9:20 Seven Eleven Flinders St. corner Spencer St. Address: 574-580 Flinders St 9:30 St. Paul's Cathedral Flinders St. corner Melbourne St. 9:35 Her Majesty's Theater Exhibition St. corner Little Brouke St. 219 Exhibition Street Melbourne 9:40 Hertz Car Rental 97 Franklin Street Melbourne 9:50 Queensberry St corner Howard St

  • In cases of flight cancellation due to weather, only the hot air balloon tour can be set at a later date or be refunded. The wine tour will not be refunded as it will proceed as scheduled.

  • Children are only allowed to participate in the tour if they are accompanied by at least 2 paying adults.

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

  • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.

  • Children 7 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • It is recommended that you bring a change of socks as your feet may get wet in the early morning dew.

  • Closed toe shoes

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

  • Clothing that can get dirty

  • Hat

  • Jackets

  • No high heels

Requirement(s) - Others
  • The activity operator will leave a recorded message in the morning of the tour detailing the situation in cases of cancelled flights due to bad weather conditions.

  • Please make sure to call the activity provider or check the website(http://www.globalballooning.com.au/yarra-valley/checkin) the night before the tour between 18:00 to 19:00 as you may be inconvenienced or may result in flight forfeiture.

Additional Note(s)
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made between 7 business days (16:00:00 local time) to 2 business days (16:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to charge..

  • Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 16:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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