Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be in Albany for the Taste Great Southern, Food & Wine Festival. After being picked up from home, we will fly you to Albany where you get to enjoy the foods and wine of the area. There are so many sights and special events included.
A $200pp REFUNDABLE deposit is required to secure a booking and if the tour does not proceed due to COVID, border and quarantine restrictions, the deposit will be refunded to you in full. Itinerary subject to change due to operational reasons and event re-scheduling.
Your holiday begins when you are picked up from home by a private vehicle. You will be transferred to the airport, where you will meet your Kings Tour Manager and fellow passengers and fly to Albany. On arrival into Albany we will embark on an Albany highlights tour including Padre Lookout and the Anzac Centre. We have lunch at Three Anchors before heading to the motel to check in. After a bit of time to relax early evening we head to the Women of the Region Dinner which celebrates the amazing women behind this great region in a charity dinner at the Princess Harbour Sailing Club overlooking the stunning harbour and City of Albany. Put on your best outfit, enjoy canapés on arrival and a four-course banquet by amazing local and Perth chefs.
Motel: Best Western The Clarence on Melville for 5 nights
This morning we head out for a tour of Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve and Oyster Harbour Fish Traps and enjoy lunch at Monty’s Leap. We have the afternoon at leisure and early evening we enjoy the Grandeur dinner. Enjoy an evening at the beautiful Phillips Brook Estate, with local food spits and fire roasted delights, accompanied with Great Southern wine from Bunn Vineyard and Freehand Wines, Gins and Whiskey.
After breakfast we head to the Albany Farmers Markets to have a browse of all the local produce. From here we head to Mount Romance to enjoy a decadent array of bite sized sweet & savoury treats showcasing the Sandalwood nuts during an afternoon tea to remember. Meet the producer of The Sandalwood Nuts and a local Indigenous Elder to learn more about their story. No doubt inspiration will be flowing, so you will have some Sandalwood nuts to take home and get cooking. Tonight dinner will be served in the hotel.
Today explore we have a tour to the Gap and then we make our way to Mt Barker for the Galafrey Long Table Lunch. Enjoy a fabulous afternoon on the verandah’s at Galafrey’s Cellar Door for a long lunch, join an exciting an guest chef who has matched local produce with Galafrey’s award winning wines both current & older vintages. Tonight we enjoy an Albany Cocktail walking tour learning about the stories and history of Albany. On return to the hotel we enjoy a light supper.
After breakfast we head to Albany airport for our flight home to Perth. On arrival back into Perth your driver will be waiting to take you home.