Southern Tasmania

Southern Tasmanian guided tours & winery experiences

Sommelier Guided Tour: Sunday Afternoon (Derwent Valley & Coal River Valley) - Wine, Cheese & Gins
AU$149
When: Every Sunday Afternoon Where to meet: 12:50pm Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart. Your vehicle will be waiting outside & your guide will meet you at the front of the steps. Unless hotel pickup has been arranged beforehand - please be ready in the lobby of your hotel 10mins before the pickup time.. End of Tour: approx. 6pm back to Brooke Street Pier (alternatively you can discuss drop off locations with your guide) Number of guests per tour: maximum 12 guests per tour (please contact us for information on bigger groups). Minimum 2 guests. What to bring: Please dress appropriately the tour, as Hobarts weather can change dramatically over the course of the day. Please ensure you have a warm jacket or similar, comfortable shoes with a good grip & of course don’t forget to bring your phone for pics & videos of the great day.
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Sommelier Guided Tour: Saturday Afternoon (Derwent Valley) Wine - Cheese - Craft Beer Tastings
AU$149
When: Every Saturday Afternoon  Where to meet: 12:50pm Brooke St Pier, Franklin Wharf, Hobart. Your vehicle will be waiting outside & your guide will meet you at the front of the steps. Unless hotel pickup has been arranged beforehand - please be ready in the lobby of your hotel 10mins before the pickup time. End of Tour: approx. 6pm back to Brooke Street Pier (alternatively you can discuss drop off locations with your guide) Number of guests per tour: maximum 12 guests per tour (please contact us for information on bigger groups). Minimum 2 guests. What to bring: Please dress appropriately the tour, as Hobarts weather can change dramatically over the course of the day. Please ensure you have a warm jacket or similar, comfortable shoes with a good grip & of course don’t forget to bring your phone for pics & videos of the great day.
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MONA and Wine Experience Tour
AU$180
Enjoy our personalised full day tour from Hobart.  You will sample some Tasmania's finest cool climate wines and cheeses in the renowned wine growing region of the Coal River Valley. Enjoy a light lunch platter at Puddleduck vineyard, and after your delicious lunch, journey to the  Museum of Old and New Art, MONA.  Whilst at MONA you have an option to taste the range of Moorilla wines and their award winning boutique beer; Moo Brew. To enhance your MONA experience, we have included your return transfer back to Hobart via the MONA Roma ferry.  
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Richmond and Wine at the Weekend Tour
AU$110
This tour takes you to the historic Richmond village and local vineyards. Richmond has some of the oldest colonial buildings in Australia including the famous Richmond Bridge and Gaol with predates the better know Port Arthur. It contains many boutique shops and is a great place for coffee or a meal. The rest of the day is spent visiting premium vineyards in the Coal River Valley which includes cellar door wine-tasting. This tour  departs Saturday at 11:30 am and is designed to give visitors time to explore Hobart's famous Salamanca Markets (open from 8:30am) on a Saturday morning and a relaxed introduction to Tasmanian wines.
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Richmond and Wine Tour
AU$130
This tour takes you to the historic Richmond village and local vineyards. Richmond has some of the oldest colonial buildings in Australia including the famous Richmond Bridge and Gaol with predates the better know Port Arthur. It contains many boutique shops and galleries. This tour commences visiting 3 premium vineyards in the Coal River Valley region, where you will sample a selection of fine Tasmanian wines. This tour also includes a light platter lunch at Puddleduck .
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The Premium Distillery Experience
AU$95
Spend 1.5 hours as a special guest of the distiller, in our distillery. You'll learn about the French art of cider distillation using a Charentais Alembic Still.  First taste the cider that goes into the still, and then the see how Charles Oates apple spirits are made and aged to make Australia's first Fine Apple Brandy (known in France as Calvados) using traditional French techniques.   Be guided through a tasting of our Apple Blanco and several expressions of our Fine Apple Brandy each perfectly matched with your own personal tasting plate and shared cheese platters. Round out the tour with a drink of your choice up on the Apple Shed deck.  A memorable experience for anyone with an interest in craft spirits and the distillation process.  Minimum of 2 pax, maximum of ten people per group.  Available by appointment only. Enquiries via the booking form.  Please note, your credit card will only be charged once your booking is confirmed. 
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Drink Tasmania Signature Full Day Tour (wine, cider, beer & whisky)
AU$199
Our Drink Tasmania SIGNATURE FULL DAY TOUR takes you to 6 of southern Tasmania's best craft beverage experiences in the Huon and The Coal River Valley, plus a number of special stop-ins along the way.  PLACES ON THE TOUR: BROOKE STREET BRIGHT EYES / HOME HILL WINERY / PAGAN CIDER / WILLIE SMITHS ORGANIC CIDER / SULLIVANS COVE DISTILLERY / LAST RITES BREWERY and HOBART BREWING CO. TOUR INCLUSIONS: Tea/coffee on arrival / visit a winery, cidery, brewery and distillery / Full tour and tastings with on-site staff / approx 4-6+ tastings at each location / meet the makers / industry-led tour guide / travel in air-conditioned van / bottle purchases available on the day. All tastings included. *Lunch to be purchased on the day approx $20-$25.
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Tasmanian Wine Tour - Full Day Tour
AU$149
Our FULL DAY WINE TOUR will introduce you to some of Tasmania’s most interesting and invigorating wines. We will have the opportunity to meet some of the producers and growers, walk through the vineyards, learn about why Tasmania’s cool-climate wines are heralded internationally as some of the world’s best. And of course we will sample numerous varieties from new-world sparkling’s to old-world pinot’s and a swathe of styles in between. Wineries and cellar-doors we visit include – FROGMORE CREEK / PUDDLEDUCK WINERY / DOMAINE A / STEFANO LUBIANA / DERWENT ESTATE WINES / POOLEY WINES / COAL VALLEY VINEYARD / MORRILLA WINERY /HOME HILL WINERY.
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Cellar Door Tasting
AU$18
The cellar door has two large charmingly restored rooms located in the main manor house, available to sit and relax while you enjoy some home cooked treats from the kitchen. The cellar door offers a wide variety of tastings of both Old Kempton Distillery products and other Tasmanian and Australian boutique spirits.
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Premium Tour and Lunch Package for 2
AU$180
Dysart house, Kempton, has been home to Old Kempton Distillery since November 2015. On site we make a variety of spirits including; single malt whisky, gin, liqueurs and schnapps. All made using 100% Tasmanian ingredients. Your fully guided tour starts with an 8 minute introductory film in our theatre room, which includes a short history on Dysart House and outline of the distillation process. You will then get the opportunity to go behind the scenes, allowing you access to our distillery and bond store. Our bond store is full of maturing Whisky and barrels of all different shapes and sizes. Ghost stories are all a part of the history of the house so keep your eyes peeled. Each tour is unique and an amazing opportunity to see how a distillery runs on a day to day basis. Your day then continues with our premium antipasto platter, full of Tasmanian produce. To perfectly compliment your lunch choice you can then choose from our range of Tasmanian wine for a bottle to share. Following your tour & lunch you can take a seat in our stunning tasting rooms, located in the grand coaching inn that is the Old Kempton cellar door. The tasting rooms are also home of "The Godfather Collection" a sample of rare whiskies from Bill Lark's personal collection. Your tour will finish with a guided tasting of a variety four Old Kempton Distillery products. Finish your afternoon with a browse in our Cellar Door- full of all our Old Kempton Distillery products, Tasmanian and Australian boutique spirits and souvenirs of your visit to Dysart House- and a freshly brewed coffee or tea. 
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Distillery Tour and Guided Tasting
AU$35
Dysart house, Kempton, has been home to Old Kempton Distillery since November 2015. On site we make a variety of spirits including; single malt whisky, gin, liqueurs and schnapps. All made using 100% Tasmanian ingredients.  Your fully guided tour starts with an 8 minute introductory film in our theatre room, which includes a short history on Dysart House and outline of the distillation process. You will then get the opportunity to go behind the scenes, allowing you access to our distillery and bond store. Our bond store is full of maturing Whisky and barrels of all different shapes and sizes. Ghost stories are all a part of the history of the house so keep your eyes peeled. Each tour is unique and an amazing opportunity to see how a distillery runs on a day to day basis. Following your tour you can take a seat in our stunning tasting rooms, located in the grand coaching inn that is the Old Kempton cellar door. The tasting rooms are also home of "The Godfather Collection" a sample of rare whiskies from Bill Lark's personal collection. Your tour will finish with a guided tasting of a variety four Old Kempton Distillery products. Lunch is available daily, and highly recommended. Lunch options include; local Tasmanian produce antipasto platters, Devonshire tea and daily specials. Cocktails, coffee and other tastings are all available through our café which is open 10am - 4pm daily. Finish your afternoon with a browse in our Cellar Door- full of all our Old Kempton Distillery products, Tasmanian and Australian boutique spirits and souvenirs of your visit to Dysart House. 
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Sea Cliffs and Convicts (15 minutes)
AU$145
Rise from the Port Arthur heli base as gum trees grow small below. This is how your fifteen epic minutes begin. Catch a glimpse of kunanyi/Mount Wellington as towering Tasman sea cliffs reveal to the south. Peek into Tassie’s convict past. Ask about the mysterious isle off Port Arthur Historic Site and tales of escapees. From your seat in the sky see why the peninsula was chosen for a penal colony and equally dreaded by those sent to this stunning patch. En route to Cape Hauy there’s a ribbon of white sands that is Fortescue Bay. Perhaps the locale for your next dip? Many who finish the Three Capes Track wade into its clear waters. Hovering high over Cape Hauy keep an eye out for the ‘lanterns’ and ‘candlestick.’   DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION Port Arthur Heli Base Driving Directions   INCLUSIONS Approx. 15 min tour in Bell 206 Longranger or similar turbine helicopter. Bubble windows for maximum visibility. Two-way communication between you, your pilot, and your group. Fully narrated tour. All taxes and fuel surcharge included.   TOUR NOTES Subject to minimum numbers of 2 - only one? Give us a call to see what we can do.  Looking to combine this with a bus tour from Hobart? This tour can be included in a day trip with Tours Tasmania.  Warm clothing suggested as flight can be cool and windy.
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Port Arthur Day Tour and Helicopter Flight
AU$270
A full day adventure down to the Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur Historic Site. Packed with history, helicopters and gob-smacking good views! Our Tours Tasmania friends collect at 7.30am – an hour later you’ll be sipping coffee at Pirates Bay Lookout. It’s on to Waterfall Bay for a short walk then to a window seat in our helicopter. From Osborne’s heli pad, the Tasman Peninsula grows large below. We’ll point out the biggies like Port Arthur Historic Site and the Three Capes Track winding its way along towering sea cliffs. Info on the included 15 minute flight can be found here. Touch down for your short commute to Port Arthur Historic Site and spend the next three hours peeking into a convict past. Your return trip includes a must-stop at Federation Chocolate for treats and a drop into the cobble-stoned streets of Richmond.   DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION Hotel pickup offered from most Hobart accommodation. Check yours is listed when making the booking.    INCLUSIONS Guided bus tour of the Tasman Peninsula with stops at awesome sights! Pick up from Hobart accommodation. Entry into the Port Arthur Historic Site. Port Arthur Harbor Cruise. Approx. 15 min tour in Bell 206 Helicopter (or similar) with big window views.  Two-way communication between you, your pilot, and your group. Small, friendly groups. Flight emissions offset
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Two Capes and Tasman (30 minutes)
AU$285
Think thirty minutes of epic icons – Port Arthur Historic Site, rugged capes, Tasman Island and Shipstern Buff. Get your natural high over some of the world’s tallest sea cliffs. What’s more, with club seating, everyone is assured a window seat. Rise up through the gums at Osborne’s heli pad as the grand Tasman Peninsula reveals. Track south over Port Arthur Historic Site and out to Cape Pillar, home to towering dolerite cliffs. Spot the coast-hutting Three Capes Track down below. Circling above Tasman Island, muse over long past lighthouse keepers of this remote outpost. Next, it’s out to Cape Raoul, once used as target practice by the British Army. See why Crescent Bay turns heads with its refined white-sand curve. Down at Shipsterns, watch for surfers drawn by heaving southern swell to this famed break. The ultimate way to meet the Tasman Peninsula on a half hour date.   DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION Port Arthur Heli Base Driving Directions   INCLUSIONS Approx. 30 min tour in Bell 206 Longranger or similar turbine helicopter. Bubble windows for maximum visibility. Two-way communication between you, your pilot, and your group. Fully narrated tour. All taxes and fuel surcharge included.
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Prestige Tours - Bridestowe Lavender Farm
AU$150
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS Visit/Tour the Bridestowe Lavender Farm (entry included) Visit the Hillwood Berry Farm Lunch included at Leaning Church Vineyard We start our experience with a visit to the Hillwood Berry Farm.  Here you can taste of some of their delicious strawberry products, and enjoy fresh berry smoothies, ice cream and homemade cakes. When in season you can also pick your own fresh Tasmanian berries to take away. We then journey through to the internationally aclaimed Bridstowe Lavender Farm, Tasmania’s best lavender tour where you can marvel at the breathtaking views of 130 acres of French Lavender.  Bridestowe is the world’s largest commercial lavender farm and during December and January, the peak season for flowers,  the plants explode with an aromatic and visually appealing purple hue of flowers. A late lunch and wine tasting at Leaning Church is included before we start to journey home.
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Prestige Tours - Full Day Tamar Valley Wine Tour
AU$130
We keep our tour groups small so that we can deliver a personal experience  A delicious Tasmanian Gourmet Lunch Platter and glass of wine at a selected vineyard Journey through the West Tamar Valley Wine Region landscape Visit selected vineyards for cellar door wine tasting Meet the makers A relaxing day is in store, we plan to visit five or six vineyards, dependent on the pace of the day. All wine tastings are included Freight of wine to your home can be arranged at the end of your Journey  Our most popular Tamar Valley Wine Tour is a relaxing full day tour and is inclusive of a delicious lunch and complimentary glass of wine.  For the Full Day Tamar Valley Wine Tour, we pick you up from your Launceston accommodation. You are then personally driven to each vineyard in our comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle by a fully accredited, friendly guide. We normally visit at least five vineyards of various styles and sizes on this tour, but you set the pace. At the vineyards you will have the opportunity to meet & engage with the winemakers and cellar door experts. You are able to take the experience home and purchase wines at each of the vineyards we visit. Freight to your home can be can be arranged if you wish at the end of your journey. All your wine tastings and lunch are included in the price of this tour.  Following your day out, we will drop you off at your Launceston accommodation. IMPORTANT NOTES Tours operate with a minimum of 2 persons Departures and return times are approximate – please confirm at time of booking Please advise us when booking of any special dietary requirements  
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Prestige Tours - Half Day Tamar Valley Wine Tour
AU$105
We keep our tour groups small so that we can deliver a personal experience Enjoy a delicious local cheese platter and glass of wine at a selected vineyard Journey through the West Tamar Valley Wine Region landscape Visit selected vineyards for cellar door wine tasting Meet the makers A relaxing half day is in store, we plan to visit four vineyards dependant on the pace of the afternoon. All wine tastings are included Freight of wine to your home can be arranged at the end of your Journey Short on time? The Half Day Tamar Valley Wine Tour is perfect for you and is inclusive of a local cheese platter and complimentary glass of wine.  For the Half Day Tamar Valley Wine Tour, we pick you up from your Launceston accommodation. You are then personally driven to each vineyard in our comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle by a fully accredited, friendly guide. We usually visit up to four vineyards of various size and style on this tour, but you set the pace. As with our full day tour you will have the opportunity to meet and engage with winemakers and cellar door experts. You are able to take the experience home by purchasing wines at each of the vineyards we visit and Freight to your home is can be arranged at the end of your journey if you wish. Following your afternoon out, we will drop you off at your Launceston accommodation. All your wine tastings, cheese platter and freight are included in the price of this tour.  IMPORTANT NOTES Departures and return times are approximate – please confirm at time of booking Please advise us when booking of any special dietary requirements
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Paddock to plate & pantry
AU$195
There is some world class produce available all through this area - and you'll get your chance to taste and purchase some!This tour is truly a scenic delight with vistas that echo Tasmanian Heritage and produce that makes it a must for all foodies and wine lovers!  With World Class wares available from boutique growers and makers all through this area you’ll get your chance to taste, try and take home unique elements of the island!
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Behind the scene Beer, Wine & Spirits
AU$195
Our latest offering! A Beer, Wine, Cider and Spirits Tour, arranged exclusively by Prestige Tours Tasmania for you! We get to meet the makers and go behind the scenes of our boutique beverage production. Expand your knowledge and foster your appreciation of some of the finest beer, wine, cider and spirits in the World.  A minimum of two persons are required for this booking. if you wish to make a single booking please contact us by email.
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Cellar Door Tasting
AU$0
Located just 500m from the centre of Hobart and a 15-minute stroll from the waterfront. Add the Glaetzer-Dixon cellar door tasting experience to your Itinerary.
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Cellar Door Tasting
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Add the Home Hill cellar door tasting experience to your Itinerary.
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Cellar Door Tasting
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The Cellar Door and Butchers Hill vineyard are located just outside the historic town of Richmond and offer their excellent range of wines on tasting.
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