Australia Food & Wine Experiences

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Culinary Experiences in Australia

Australia offers a spectacular fusion of culinary delights and world-renowned wines, promising an unforgettable gastronomic journey. From the lush vineyards of the Yarra Valley to the bustling markets of Sydney and the pristine coastlines of Margaret River, each region boasts its own distinctive flavors and culinary traditions.

At About Australia, we specialize in curating bespoke Australian travel itineraries. Our expertly crafted tours not only showcase Australia’s finest restaurants, wineries, and gourmet producers but also ensure a seamless travel experience from start to finish.

Whether you’re exploring the Barossa Valley’s iconic Shiraz, indulging in fresh Tasmanian seafood, or savoring artisanal cheeses in the Adelaide Hills, our personalized itineraries are designed to immerse you in the rich tapestry of Australian cuisine.

Beyond culinary delights, About Australia handles all aspects of your journey, including accommodations that reflect the local charm, flights tailored to your schedule, and comfortable transportation throughout your stay.

Embark on a culinary adventure like no other with About Australia, where every detail is meticulously curated to create memories that linger long after the last sip of wine and the final bite of gourmet fare.

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Food & wine trips IN AUSTRALIA

Explore some of our best-loved itineraries that showcase Australia’s finest food and wine experiences. These curated trips highlight gourmet experiences, offering you a taste of what’s possible when you travel with About Australia. Our expertly crafted tours ensure a seamless culinary journey, tailored to your preferences and designed to immerse you in Australia’s vibrant culinary scene.
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12 DAYS, 10 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-30965

Melbourne, Great Barrier Reef & Sydney Vacation

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Melbourne (3 Nights), Port Douglas (4), Sydney (3)
STYLE: Independent Travel
EXPERIENCE: Beaches, Island & Reef | Cities, Art & History | Food & Wine | Indigenous Culture
Adelaide cafe Australia

16 DAYS, 14 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-31078

Australia’s Wilds, West & Wine TOUR

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Darwin (4 Nights), Perth (4), Adelaide (2), Brisbane (4)
STYLE: Independent Travel | Honeymoon & Romance
EXPERIENCE: Nature | Wildlife | Adventure | Indigenous Culture | Food & Wine | Outback
Adelaide market veggies Australia

13 DAYS, 11 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-31121-ESMA

Tastes of Southern Australia Tour Package

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Sydney (1 Night), Canberra (1), Wangaratta (1), Melbourne (2), Warrnambool (1), Naracoorte (1), Kangaroo Island (2), Adelaide (2)
STYLE: Escorted Group Travel
EXPERIENCE: Food & Wine | Cities, Art & History | Wildlife | Nature 

Brisbane sunset dining Australia

18 DAYS, 16 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-31136

Highlights & East Coast Australia Itinerary

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Sydney (3 Nights), Melbourne (2), Alice Springs (1), Uluru (Ayers Rock) (2), Cairns (4), Gold Coast (2), Brisbane (2)
STYLE: Independent Travel| Honeymoon & Romance
EXPERIENCE: Cities, Art & History | Food & Wine | Indigenous Culture | Nature, Outback | Wildlife
Hunter Valley Wine Sydney Australia

20 DAYS, 18 NIGHTS | $$$$$ | BOOKING CODE: AA-31140

Wine, Sydney, Reef & Western Australian Train Journey

COUNTRIES: Australia
DESTINATIONS: Sydney (1 Nights), Hunter Valley (2), Sydney (2), Adelaide (2), Indian Pacific (2), Perth (3), Cairns (3), Spirit of Queensland (1), Brisbane (2)
STYLE: Independent Travel| Trains
EXPERIENCE: Trains | Food & Wine | Beaches, Island & Reef | Cities, Art & History

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Adelaide

The Adelaide area is renowned for its culinary delights, anchored by the iconic Adelaide Central Market. Here, visitors can immerse themselves in a vibrant food scene offering fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and gourmet treats from local producers. A highlight is the annual Tasting Australia festival, held each spring, where the region’s top chefs, winemakers, and producers converge to showcase their talents. Whether exploring the market’s bustling aisles or attending gourmet events at the festival, Adelaide promises an unforgettable gastronomic experience year-round.
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Atherton Tablelands

The Atherton Tablelands, in the lush hinterland of tropical North Queensland, offer a culinary experience like no other. Known for its rich agricultural heritage and fertile soils, this region is a haven for fresh, local produce. Visitors can explore bustling farmers’ markets in Atherton, brimming with exotic fruits, gourmet cheeses, and organic vegetables. The Tablelands also host food festivals throughout the year, such as the Atherton Agricultural Show, highlighting the abundance of regional flavors and showcasing the talents of local chefs and artisans. Whether sampling artisanal delights at market stalls or indulging in farm-to-table dining experiences, the Tablelands invite you to savor the essence of tropical abundance in every bite.

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Barossa Valley Wine Region

Nestled in the heart of South Australia, the Barossa Valley beckons with its world-renowned wine and culinary delights. This iconic region, just a short drive from Adelaide, is celebrated for its vineyards that produce some of Australia’s finest Shiraz and Riesling wines. Beyond wine, the Barossa boasts a rich gastronomic scene, offering farm-fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and renowned culinary experiences. Visitors can explore the historic towns of Tanunda and Angaston, where charming cafes, gourmet restaurants, and local food markets showcase the region’s flavors. With its picturesque vineyard vistas and warm hospitality, the Barossa Valley promises an unforgettable journey through Australia’s culinary heritage.
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Margaret River Wine Region

Nestled along Western Australia’s stunning coastline, Margaret River is a haven for wine enthusiasts and culinary adventurers alike. This region is renowned for its world-class wineries, producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Semillon wines amid breathtaking landscapes. Beyond wine, Margaret River offers a diverse culinary scene, featuring fresh seafood, artisanal chocolates, and gourmet cheeses. Visitors can explore the bustling farmers’ markets and boutique producers, or indulge in fine dining experiences that highlight the region’s abundant produce. With its blend of natural beauty and gastronomic delights, Margaret River invites you to savor a truly unforgettable taste of Australia’s west coast.
Yarra Valley Wine Region | Australia Food and Wine Experiences

Yarra Valley Wine Region

The Yarra Valley in Victoria’s stunning countryside offers a rich tapestry of culinary delights and unique experiences that captivate visitors. Known for its acclaimed cool-climate wines, such as Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the region’s vineyards provide scenic settings for tastings and tours. Beyond wine, the Yarra Valley boasts vibrant farmers’ markets and local farm gates where visitors can sample artisanal cheeses, gourmet chocolates, and fresh produce. For an unforgettable experience, guests can soar above the vineyards in a hot air balloon at sunrise or dine at top-tier restaurants offering panoramic views of the valley. Whether exploring cellar doors, indulging in gourmet cuisine, or taking in the valley’s natural beauty, the Yarra Valley promises an enriching journey through Australia’s culinary landscape.
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Hunter Valley Wine Region

Located outside Sydney, the Hunter Valley is renowned for its exceptional wines and a variety of unique experiences. This historic region, Australia’s oldest wine-producing area, is celebrated for its Semillon, Shiraz, and Chardonnay vineyards. Visitors can enjoy wine tastings at charming cellar doors with expansive views of the scenic vineyards. Beyond wine, the Hunter Valley offers culinary delights at gourmet restaurants and artisanal markets. Adventurous spirits can explore the region on the Hunter Valley Train, taking in the beauty of the countryside, or embark on Segway tours through the vineyards for a different perspective. With options ranging from spa retreats to cultural attractions, the Hunter Valley invites you to discover its rich heritage and natural beauty, ensuring every visit is filled with unforgettable experiences.
Tasmanian Gourmet Trail | Australia Food and Wine Experiences

Tasmanian Gourmet Trail

The Tasmanian Gourmet Trail winds through one of Australia’s most pristine landscapes, offering a tantalizing journey for food enthusiasts. Known for its clean air and fertile soils, Tasmania produces some of the finest ingredients in the world, including succulent seafood, artisanal cheeses, premium meats, and organic fruits. Travelers along the trail can visit local farms, orchards, and markets to sample these fresh delights firsthand. Indulge in culinary experiences at renowned restaurants and cozy cafes that celebrate Tasmania’s unique flavors. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore artisanal wineries scattered throughout the island, where you can taste exceptional cool-climate wines that reflect Tasmania’s terroir. For a unique experience, visit the Saffire Freycinet Marine Oyster Farm, where you can taste freshly harvested oysters from the pristine waters surrounding Freycinet Peninsula.
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Melbourne

Melbourne, a vibrant city in Victoria, is a paradise for food, wine, and coffee enthusiasts, offering a diverse culinary scene and world-class dining experiences. Known for its multicultural influences, Melbourne boasts an array of restaurants, cafes, and food markets showcasing flavors from around the globe. The city’s annual Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, held typically in March, is a highlight, celebrating local and international cuisines with tastings, masterclasses, and culinary events held across the city. Year round, Melbourne’s laneways are dotted with hidden gems, from trendy eateries to cozy wine bars offering a selection of Victoria’s finest wines. The city is also renowned for its thriving coffee culture, with specialty espresso bars and artisanal roasteries found throughout its neighborhoods. Explore Queen Victoria Market, where fresh produce, gourmet treats, and artisanal products abound, or venture into Melbourne’s laneways for a caffeine fix and to discover the city’s vibrant culinary and cultural scenes.
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Penfolds Magill Estate

Penfolds Magill Estate, nestled in the Adelaide foothills of South Australia, is a cornerstone of Australia’s winemaking legacy. Established in 1844, this historic estate is celebrated for producing exceptional wines, including the renowned Grange. Visitors can explore its vineyards and underground cellars on guided tours, gaining insights into both traditional and modern winemaking techniques. The estate offers wine tastings that highlight Penfolds’ acclaimed varieties, enjoyed against the backdrop of sweeping views over Adelaide. The Magill Estate Restaurant provides a fine dining experience, where guests can savor gourmet dishes paired perfectly with Penfolds wines, showcasing the region’s finest flavors. A visit to Penfolds Magill Estate is a journey through Australia’s rich wine heritage, blending history, innovation, and exquisite taste in every glass.

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Train Journeys in Australia

Train Jounreys

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through Australia’s diverse landscapes aboard iconic train journeys that promise unforgettable experiences. From the legendary Ghan traversing the heart of the continent to the coastal splendor of the Indian Pacific, each trip offers panoramic views and luxurious amenities. Discover the allure of crossing vast deserts, lush rainforests, and rugged coastlines in comfort and style. Explore these remarkable train journeys and plan your next adventure through Australia’s breathtaking scenery.
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City, Art & History

Immerse yourself in Australia’s rich tapestry of city life, art, and history, where each corner tells a story waiting to be explored. From the vibrant streets of Sydney and Melbourne to the cultural hubs of Adelaide and Brisbane, discover captivating museums, galleries, and historic landmarks. Uncover indigenous art, colonial architecture, and modern urban landscapes that reflect the country’s diverse heritage. Delve deeper into Australia’s cities and uncover their fascinating blend of art, culture, and history, inviting you to embark on a journey of discovery.
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Wildlife

Encounter Australia’s extraordinary wildlife in its natural habitats, where each moment offers a glimpse into the country’s unique biodiversity. From the iconic kangaroos and koalas to the elusive platypus and colorful birdlife, Australia’s diverse ecosystems are home to a mesmerizing array of species. Explore national parks, coastal reserves, and outback landscapes to witness these incredible creatures up close. Discover more about Australia’s wildlife and plan your next adventure to experience these unforgettable encounters in person.