I will pick you up from your Melbourne City CBD hotel. My luxurious and very comfortable air-conditioned vehicle will then take you through the Artisan Hills and Yarra Valley, famous for its various wineries and producers, who promote organic farming and viticulture. First off, we will have a 15 minute walk through natural parklands and get up nice and close with Grey Kangaroos in their natural habitat and see some young joeys too. Next stop and Included in the price, is entry into magical Montsalvat where I will talk about the history of the vast gardens, historical buildings, art exhibitions and craft displays. We will relax over a morning tea/coffee with home baked hot muffins (included in the price), in the adjoining restaurant where we can relax and exchange stories. We then visit the grounds of the last gathering of the Wurundjeri People, where I will talk about the history, immense sacrifice and contribution of these people and how they lived off the land and rivers. I will also introduce you to native flora and fauna within this environment. Then we have a beautiful lunch and a glass of wine (Included in the price) at one of the best winery restaurants in the stunning Yarra Valley. After lunch I will take you to the best wineries in the Yarra Valley, where you can sample the finest wines of the region, amongst the best views of the entire valley.
Hi, After 30 years within the Corporate Technology sector, my wife & I have been Airbnb hosts of two properties. We absolutely enjoy the interaction with our worldwide guests. We have travelled extensively & love experiencing different cultures. My wife and I would love to extend our Airbnb expertise & show you a place close to our hearts, the Artisan Hills & the Yarra Valley region. Having lived in this region on various occasions, we understand it's history and hidden gems. We wish to provide a unique experience & open doors to a deeper understanding of this region for our guests!
Morning tea (One Cake or pastry with one tea or coffee) Lunch (One main meal, one glass of wine and one tea or coffee)
One ticket to Montsalvat
Pick up & drop off from your Melbourne CBD location or Westfield Doncaster Shoppingtown. You will be chauffeur driven all day
Walk through Templestowe and Warrandyte parklands, observing native animals and fauna. Montsalvat, where you can discover the vast gardens, with roaming peacocks and view historic buildings, art exhibitions and craft displays. Pound Bend, history of the Indigenous Wurundjeri clan and how they lived in the area amongst the Indigenous flora and fauna. Best winery restaurant for lunch in the Yarra Valley and wine tasting throughout the region.
Comfortable clothing and shoes, sunscreen, hats. If weather is inclement, please bring umbrella
Please wear comfortable shoes. We cater for all fitness levels.