Cruise up the Swan Valley on a leisurely boat cruise. On board the boat, enjoy a morning tea and wine tastings before connecting with a coach tour of the lush Swan Valley in Perth to sample chocolate, beer and cheese.
What to Expect
Indulge yourself on a full-day exploration of the Swan Valley in Western Australia. Located at the upper reaches of the Swan River, the region is a wine lover’s paradise, full of boutique wineries. It was the birthplace of viticulture during the early days of settlement in Western Australia.
You will enjoy a leisurely river cruise from Perth along the calm Swan River, to the celebrated fertile Swan Valley. You will be welcomed on board with tea and a selection of cheese and biscuits.
Your boat will be the airline style, fully air-conditioned River Lady with an open bow area. Try a Wine of the Month selected from one of Western Australia’s notable wineries while you relax and enjoy the scenery.
Upon completion of your cruise you will be met by your coach driver and will embark on a driving tour of the Valley with visits to 4 boutique wineries.
Western Australia’s oldest wine region, the area is also rich with artisan food producers, including nougat and chocolate makers. You will visit an assortment of traditional and modern wineries, sampling the best the Swan Valley has to offer as you go.
We will stop off at a microbrewery to sample some of the Swan Valley’s superb craft beers. The entire trip is a food and wine lover’s dream ticket, combining wine, nougat, beer and chocolate tasting in a relaxed and informal setting.
You will be served a scrumptious vineyard platter at lunch, complete with a complimentary glass of wine. Move on to a chocolate tasting and truffle tasting at the boutique Margaret River Chocolate Company.
The 8-hour tour with an English-speaking guide will tantalize your taste buds and tickle your palette. On the return coach journey you can take advantage of free drop-offs in Perth, Burswood or historic Guildford.
- Morning cruise
- All wine & beer samples
- Cheese board
- Nougat & chocolate tasting
- Complimentary coach return to Perth
Please make your way to the Captain Cook Cruises window at Barrack St. Jetty, off Riverside Drive (where the bell tower is located) at approximately 09:20 for a 09:45 departure.
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