Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia

The High Flyers Gourmet Trail

A wine, food and luxury experience above all others.

BAROSSA VALLEY | ADELAIDE HILLS | MCLAREN VALE | YARRA VALLEY | MORNINGTON PENINSULA | HOBART | FREYCINET PENINSULA | TAMAR VALLEY

Over 7 days Escape in your private aircraft on an epic food and wine adventure. Spend less time on the road and more time exploring the tastes of Australia as Air Adventure guides you and your senses through the ultimate in gastronomic delights across South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. Unique encounters await you beyond the cellar door in these renowned wine regions, where tasting great wine is only part of the experience.

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Location

Various

When

On Request

Cost

From $10,532* per person, twin share and truly all inclusive




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7 DAYS

BAROSSA VALLEY | ADELAIDE HILLS | MCLAREN VALE | YARRA VALLEY |

MORNINGTON PENINSULA | HOBART | FREYCINET PENINSULA | TAMAR VALLEY

Escape in your private aircraft on an epic food and wine adventure. Spend less time on the road and more time exploring the tastes of Australia as Air Adventure guides you and your senses through the ultimate in gastronomic delights across South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. Unique encounters await you beyond the cellar door in these renowned wine regions, where tasting great wine is only part of the experience.

Air Adventure Australia

From AUD $10,532 per person* twin share and truly all inclusive

Aeroplane

 

Montalto Wine Glasses
Penfolds - Lavendar

 

Jacob's Creek outdoor kitchen
Cooking Class

Work in small teams, picking fresh produce from the kitchen garden, which will then be prepared into a gourmet meal.


Led by Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre Executive Chef, Genevieve Harris, an experienced cooking school chef.


After your cooking skills have been put to the test you will enjoy a leisurely lunch matched with Jacob’s Creek wines.

DAY ONE

Melbourne - Barossa Valley

Board your Air Adventure aircraft this morning and make your way to the Barossa Valley in South Australia where your gastronomical adventure will begin.

On landing, join your private vehicle transfer and enjoy a stop at Maggie Beer’s Pheasant Farm en route to Jacob’s Creek Visitor Centre.

Jacob’s Creek is one of Australia’s most recognised wine brands with a history that spans three centuries. Held in their outdoor kitchen, you will participate in a ‘hands on’ cooking class picking fresh produce from the kitchen garden and transforming them into a culinary sensation.

After your cooking skills have been put to the test you will enjoy a leisurely lunch matched with Jacob’s Creek wines.

There will be a chance to relax and freshen up in your Vineyard Suite at The Louise, the Barossa Valley’s most indulgent accommodation and a Luxury Lodge of Australia, before we depart for Seppeltsfield winery.

Seppeltsfield is the only winery in the world to release a 100 year old single vintage wine each year since 1851. Your visit will include a tour through the Centenary Cellar where these historic wines are housed as well as a tasting and dinner at the renowned Fino restaurant.

The Louise

An idyllic luxury vineyard retreat in the heart of South Australia’s Barossa Valley.


Luxuriously appointed suites, each with their own terrace, complete privacy and view over surrounding vineyards.


Your Vineyard Suite exudes contemporary comfort and is complete with a spa.

 
The Louise

 

Seppeltsfield Winery

DAY TWO

Barossa Valley - Adelaide Hills

This morning, depart The Louise and travel by road to the iconic Penfolds Magill Estate.

Hear the inspiring stories of Australia’s first winemaking dynasty as you’re guided through the Penfolds’ original family homestead. Explore the heritage-listed winery, 65-year-old shiraz vineyard and underground maturation cellars, with the experience culminating in a tasting of Penfolds’ luxury wines, including Penfolds Grange.

From here, continue by road to the picturesque Adelaide Hills, the home of The Lane Vineyard.

Embark on a hosted tour of the winery, where in 1993 John and Helen Edwards realised their dream of producing single vineyard wines. Following your tour and tasting you will be able to choose your favourite Occasion Wine for a vertical tasting in the vineyard block where the grapes are grown.

In the main street of historic Hahndorf a private cheese making tour and tasting awaits you at Udder Delights before checking into your overnight accommodation at the boutique Stirling Hotel in the picturesque Adelaide Hills.

This evening enjoy an informal gourmet Australian BBQ dinner.

DAY THREE

Adelaide Hills - McLaren Vale - Yarra Valley

Travelling again by road, we head south of Adelaide to McLaren Vale, famous for its intensely flavoured Shiraz and nested between rolling hills and a stunning coastline.

Another interactive experience awaits you here at d’Arenberg winery. At the ‘Blending Bench’ you will play winemaker for the morning, using a palette of wine parcels, each with distinctive flavours and textures, to create a blend that is truly unique to your tastes.

Your private aircraft will collect you from the nearby Aldinga airfield and make its way across the border to Victoria. Enjoy an airborne view of the mighty 12 Apostles, a late lunch feasting on fresh, locally caught crayfish in the seaside township of Port Campbell followed by a guided ground tour of the 12 Apostles before returning to your aircraft for the brief flight to the Yarra Valley.

Arrive at the historic Chateau Yering, your overnight accommodation, and relax with a light local produce platter in your Garden Suite.

DAY FOUR

Yarra Valley - Mornington Peninsula - Hobart

This unforgettable morning is well worth the early start as you enjoy sweeping views of Yarra Valley vineyards from a hot air balloon.

Wine Regions
Experience History

See a display of the longest lineage of single vintage wines in the world - over 130 years of history.


Taste iconic Australian wines and delve into the stories of winemaking families, both old and new

Create Your Own Blend

Put your winemaking skills to the test and create your own blend.


Take a bottle of your personal blend home with you to share with friends.

Create Your Own Blend

A behind the scenes tour and private tasting then awaits you at De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate. Learn the fine art of winemaking as you tour the vineyard and winery to see what goes into making premium Yarra Valley wine. Taste wines maturing in barrels and undertake a tutored tasting of the De Bortoli Yarra Valley estate grown range accompanied by a delicious cheese platter.

You will then return to the skies as your private aircraft makes its way to Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. On arrival travel by road to Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove for an Estate to Plate gourmet indulgence.

A guided exploration, of this family owned

 

Back Deck Dining

A guided exploration, of this family owned estate, will show you the best of the seasonal cycle at Montalto. The Estate’s working vineyard and olive grove, kitchen gardens, fruit orchards, berry plantation and sculpture park provides a unique visitor experience.

A private and structured wine tasting will follow along with a stunning three course lunch reflecting Montalto’s estate to plate philosophy.

Return to your aircraft for a flight to Hobart, Tasmania, transfer to Moorilla Estate for check in to the MONA Pavilions and dinner at The Source restaurant.

 

DAY FIVE

Hobart

A leisurely start to the day with free time to visit the Hobart Waterfront, Richmond or Salamanca Markets (Saturday only).

At noon you will undertake a tour and tasting of Moorilla Estate and MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), exploring the unique synergy of wine and art. Enjoy the influence of art and site upon hand-crafted, premium wines, with your host providing an overview of the history of the region and winery.

Enjoy a leisurely three course lunch with matching wine and another night’s accommodation in your MONA Pavilion.

 

Wine Meets Art

Explore the synergy between wine and art at Montalto Vineyard’s sculpture gardens and Moorilla Estate’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA).

Montalto - Wine Meets Art

DAY SIX

Hobart - Freycinet Peninsula

After breakfast you will be collected from the MONA heli-pad for your Jet Ranger scenic helicopter ride to Saffire Freycinet with breathtaking views of Wineglass Bay prior to landing.

Settle into your suite at Saffire, another Luxury Lodge of Australia, before lunch and enjoy some more free time to relax, perhaps with a massage or walk along the beach.

In the late afternoon you will be treated to a stunning sunset and oyster shucking experience, with a fine dining dinner to follow at one of the best restaurants in Australia.

Saffire
Saffire

Luxury coastal sanctuary on Tasmania’s east coast.

Located right on the doorstep of Freycinet National Park, overlooking the Hazards Mountains, Freycinet Peninsula and the pristine waters of Great Oyster Bay

The Palate restaurant delivers fine dining and true flavours or fresh local produce.

DAY SEVEN

Freycinet Peninsula - Tamar Valley - Melbourne

A postcard view of Wineglass Bay awaits you this morning at the end of your scenic hike, with a road transfer to Josef Chromy wines to follow.

Lunch overlooking the vineyard precedes an afternoon tour including an introduction to fly-fishing where you will learn the art of fly casting, and gain an introduction to this fascinating pass-time.

Returning to the winery for refreshments, you will then depart by road for Launceston airport to meet your waiting private aircraft for the return flight to Melbourne.

Air Adventure - Boarding

Terms and Conditions

*price quoted is in Australian dollars, is per person twin share (based on 8 guests) and is truly all inclusive of private charter flights, accommodation, meals, drinks (from bottle water to wine with meals), entries, permits, admissions, gratuities/ tipping, day trips, tours, transfers and activities (as outlined in the itinerary), escorted by experienced crew and expert local guides along the way.

Not included are items of a personal nature, such as telephone, laundry, drinks at bars, mini bars etc., travel insurance and all extra communication charges incurred on a passengers behalf.

Baggage allowance on a full flight (8 - 9 guests) is 10kg per person plus small carry on, storage at Essendon airport is available free of charge. Where an exclusive flight is booked for 2, 4 or 6 guests the allowance per person will be increased.

Further booking, payment and cancellation policies apply, please visit www.airadventure.com.au for full tour terms and conditions and pricing options.

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