- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Instant Confirmation
- Lowest Price Guaranteed
- Duration: 8 Hrs
Departure Time :
Departure Details :
Federation Square, Melbourne, Hotel pickup is available upon request.
Return Details :
Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:30pm subject to local traffic conditions
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewSpend a day in regional Victoria and come face-to-face with legends of Australian horseracing on this Champion Racehorse Tour with Beer and Wine Tasting from Melbourne. Visit 'Living Legends, a racehorse retirement village, home to Australia's favorite champion racehorses. Take in the views of the Macedon Ranges over a gourmet wood-fired pizza lunch and wine tasting at a country winery, and taste locally brewed beer at a classic 'Aussie' pub in Woodend. This is a perfect day trip from Melbourne for budding epicureans and lovers of horseracing.
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Free drinks included
- Fully narrated tour
- Get inside tips from a local
- Get up-close to native wildlife
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Instant Confirmation
- Led by a local guide
- Likely to Sell Out
- Lunch included
- Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
- Small group ensures personal service
- Small-group tour
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The first stop is 'Living Legends' at Woodlands Historic Park, home to some of Australia's most famous champion racehorses including Fields of Omagh, Might and Power, Silent Witness, Better Loosen Up, Rogan Josh, Apache Cat, Doriemus, Brew and Paris Lane. Many of these racehorses are winners of the famous Melbourne Cup, the race that stops a nation.
Living Legends was established to bring retired champion horses back to the public. It is situated at Woodlands Historic Park, a unique, picturesque location that includes a historic homestead, magnificent gardens, and abundant parklands. Morning tea will be served in the homestead overlooking the gardens, which are also home to kangaroos and other Australian native animals.
Continue to the award-winning Gisborne Peak Estate located in the Macedon Ranges cool climate wine region. The winery is all about excellent wine, gourmet food and magnificent views. Relax and take in the views over a gourmet wood-fired pizza lunch and sample the chardonnays, rieslings and semillons for which Gisborne Peak Estate is renowned.
Before returning to Melbourne, end your day with beer tastings at the Holgate Brewery, home to the 2008 Best Beer Brewed in Victoria trophy. Holgate is a traditional country pub with classic beer styles, full in flavor and rich in character. Spend your time here strolling down the main street of beautiful Woodend or relaxing in the beer garden.
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected areas)
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Coffee and/or Tea
All tasting fees
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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