Mornington Peninsula Romantic Indulgence Tour
Spend a day on the Mornington Peninsula on a romantic, VIP tour perfect for couples, traveling in a luxurious vehicle with an expert local guide. Enjoy wine tastings at award winning wineries, an epicurean lunch at Yabby Lake Restaurant, followed by a drive through the winding roads of the Hinterland and spectacular coastline to Peninsula Hot Springs, where you will be treated to a 30-minute private bathing experience and an hour of thermal pool bathing in the Spa Dreaming Centre. Included are the hire of a robe, towel and locker. This a very special and opulent day tour, with your guide looking after every detail meticulously. Being a private VIP tour, the schedule can be varied on request. Pickup and drop off is available from any address within 10-kilometers of Melbourne city, or on the way to the Mornington Peninsula, or on the Mornington Peninsula. Travel from Melbourne City to the Mornington Peninsula by helicopter can be arranged on request and availability (extra expense).
After pickup from Melbourne or the Mornington Peninsula between 9:15am and 9:30am, you travel by luxury sedan to the Mornington Peninsula. During the day of indulgence on the Mornington Peninsula, you will enjoy the following experiences:
VIP WINE TASTING: Crittenden Estate Winery (recent winner of "Best Cellar Door") for a luxury wine tasting experience of a premium flight of wines, presented by an experienced cellar door manager, who will engage you on the story of the wineries history and family. Enjoy a small tasting platter of cheese and produce to enhance the flavour of the local and international wines that you will sample. You will then have the opportunity to tour the grounds of the winery and purchase wines.
WINE TASTING: Yabby Lake Cellar Door
Here you will enjoy a tasting of their current wine list in their new slick tasting bar which features high recycled timber beams framing large expanses of glass that showcase the spectacular views and setting. The warmth of the recycled timbers is complemented by industrial-style steel fixtures, polished concrete floors and a striking new central fireplace.
2 COURSE LUNCH WITH WINE: Yabby Lake Restaurant
Moving from the tasting bar to the restaurant, included in your tour is a superb lunch. Choose a starter plate and main dish each, plus a side dish to share. Also included is 1 bottle of wine from their locally hand picked Red Claw range. Finish with an espresso if you wish. The menu is meticulously prepared by Chef Simon West and focuses on simple yet refined, seasonal and local produce. An outdoor deck takes in the stunning views of the vineyard and beyond, while inside heir is an inviting open fire. The wine and food experience is complemented by an engaging collection of artworks.
ARTHUR SEAT LOOKOUT: Your Guide/Host will point out and explain all the interesting areas along the spectacular coastline of the Port Phillip Bay, The Bass Strait and the coastal townships. At 300metres above sea level, this is one of the best views in all of Victoria. We then take a scenic drive through the picturesque Hinterland to our next destination.
PENINSULA HOT SPRINGS WITH PRIVATE BATHING: Finish the day at the multi International Award Winning Peninsula Hot Springs for a 2hr luxury package including 30 minutes in your own Private Bathing Pavilion. After this experience, you may enjoy the many outdoor thermal pools for bathing in the Spa Dreaming Centre. Includes the hire of a towel, robe and locker.
You will be then returned to you accommodation, arriving between 6pm and 6:30pm.