Bellarine Winery Tours operate throughout the Greater Geelong Region. We operate both public and private tours within the Bellarine Peninsula and offer private tours within The Surf Coast and Moorabool wine regions.
Here are some of the amazing wineries within the regions:
- Banks Road
- Bennetts on the Bellarine
- Leura Park
- One Day Estate
- Scotchmans Hill
- Terindah Estate
- Basils Farm
- McGlashas Wallington Estate
- Bellarine Estate
- Jack Rabbit Winery
- Oakdene Estate
- Mermerus Winery
- Clyde Park
- Austin and Co
- Moorabool Ridge
- Spence Wines
- Bannockburn Wines
- Minya Winery
- Bellbrae Estate
- Brown Magpie Wines
- Mt Duneed Estate
- St Regis
- Wolseley Wines
Breweries that we visit:
- Little Creatures
- Blackmans Brewery
- Flying Brick Cider House
- Bellarine Estate
Our public tours operate within the Bellarine Peninsula. We offer a number of different and unique wineries on our tours all with their own individual style and charm, from breath taking views of the bay and You Yangs to, quirky and unique artwork not to mention their delicious wines. We also have the ability to incorporate a Brewery or Cider House on the tour. We pick up anywhere within the Central Geelong or Bellarine Peninsula Region. We require a minimum of 4 people to operate a public tour and have a maximum of 11.
We provide private tours to the Bellarine, Surf Coast and Moorabool regions, tailored to suit your needs and have two lunch options for our private tours.
- BYO Lunch Private Tour Package – Picnic style lunch at Scotchman’s Hill.
- Lunch at Winery.
Private tours can be arranged for groups of 8 or more within the months of October – March and 6 or more April – September. When booking your private tour we will discuss wineries that you would like to go to, where you would like to have lunch and any other requests you may have. We endeavour to cater for the groups needs as best as possible. We will also give you some recommendations as to where might suit suit your group.
Tours operate between 4 – 11 people and travel by mini bus.
We can cater for larger groups. Please contact us to discuss your group size and tour options.
- $135 per person
- BYO Lunch – $115
- Lunch at Winery – $135
How to Book
We operate on weekends year round and weekdays during the September and Christmas holidays. (12/12/2016 – 29/1/2017)
Please note: Sample tour is an example of the wineries and the structure of the day. On any given day the wineries that we go to may vary.
10 – 10.30 – Pick up from accommodation.
Have a sleep in and a big breakfast and enjoy the morning before we pick you up from your accommodation, before being welcomed to Bellarine Winery Tours and given a run-down of the day’s festivities. On the way to our first winery you have the opportunity to ask questions about the region and also listen to some interesting historical information about Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula
11am – Basils Farm.
Basils Farm sits on the western banks of Swan Bay with beautiful views back towards Queenscliff with the Mornington peninsula hills on the horizon. With is French influence enjoy a variety of wines which include Prosecco, Chardonnay, Rose’, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. Mark at the cellar door gives a great explanation of the wines and history of Basils Farm as well as legacy of Kiltynane.
12pm – McGlashans
Recently awarded a 5-star rating by Halliday for the 2nd year in a row, you will enjoy a tasting along with a delicious lunch and a glass of wine. Lunch includes wood oven pizza’s and gourmet platters. Lunch is a designed to be shared to ensure everyone can enjoy a variety of the delicious food on offer.
2pm – Scotchmans Hill
One of the oldest wineries on the Bellarine enjoy Scotchmans Hill’s large variety of wines whilst looking out over the vineyard, across Port Phillip bay back towards Melbourne. Scotchman’s Hill has 3 ranges of wines with a variety of both whites and reds for you to enjoy.
3pm – Bennetts on the Bellarine
The new comer to the Bellarine Peninsula opening on boxing day 2015. Bennetts on the Bellarine combines the rusty charm of the old farm with stunning view of the bay and You Yangs. Bennetts has a nice selection of whites and reds including Verdello, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. Jamie provides a great description of how they made the wine and what style they were made in along with a history of the vines and the property.
4pm – Cider House
The only Cider House on the Bellarine, finish the day with a cleansing Cider and discuss some of your favourite tastings and wineries of the day. Flying brick has its standard 3 different ciders on tap along with a couple of house brews that can only be purchased at the Cider House and can vary at any given time.
4.45 – Drop off back to accommodation.
Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
Bellarine Winery Tours adheres to the Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines. In the event that we deem any client to be intoxicated they will not be permitted to consume any more alcohol whilst on our tour. This is to ensure the best possible experience for others on our tour and those at the wineries that we visit.
Please read the following Terms and Conditions
- No consumption of alcohol on board our vehicles.
- Any damages inflicted on our vehicle or at wineries will be made liable to you.
- Bellarine Winery Tours will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to personal belongings during our tour.
- We accept direct bank deposit, Visa or MasterCard.
- Passengers are asked to be at their pick up points 10 minutes earlier than the designated time to ensure that our tours run to schedule
- Public tour itineraries are set before the day of the tour. Any requests as to what wineries we go to need to be made at the time of booking. And we will try our best to incorporate it into our tour however we can’t make any promises.
- Gift vouchers are non-refundable and need to use within 1 year of purchase date.
Cancellation Policy Public Tours
- 14 or more prior to tours. A full refund will be given. Less $35 Administration fee.
- 5-14 days – 50% of payment will be refunded
- Within 5 days – no refund will be given.
Cancellation Private Tours
- Private tours will be refunded in full less $35 administration fee if the tour is cancelled 2 weeks prior to the tour date.
- If the tour is cancelled within 2 weeks of the of the tour date a 50% refund will be given.