Day trip

From Albany: Mount Barker Wine Tasting Day Tour

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Activity provider: Busy Blue Bus Tours
Day trip

From Albany: Mount Barker Wine Tasting Day Tour

Activity provider: Busy Blue Bus Tours

From US$ 133.02 per person

Enjoy a full-day tour to 4 wineries in the Mt Barker region. Meet the families who make Great Southern wine. Try their famous rieslings and a rare Shiraz, as well as a delicious local lunch.

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Duration 6.5 hours
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  • Discover 4 of Mount Barker's outstanding wineries with tastings included
  • Share a delicious lunch platter of local produce
  • Meet the families and hear their stories
  • Head right to the tasting bench for guided tastings
Full description

Meander through backroads to taste outstanding wines from wineries of the Mt Barker sub-region of the Great Southern appellation; known for its Rieslings. This region has a characteristically cool climate with slow ripening times which allows for the development of rich flavors and quality grape juice. Wine tasting begins at Gilbert Wines, home to the ‘lads’ and where a morning coffee might be preferred. At Plantagenet wines, you are taken to the tasting bench to choose your wine and make your purchase to accompany a scrumptious shared platter lunch of local produce.

Then it's on to Galafrey Wines, another family-owned winery and home to prominent female wine-maker Kim Tyrer. From there head to West Cape Howe where you can sample wine from their extensive range, olive oil, or their own brand of coffee.

Our Busy Blue Bus Tour guide will take care of the skipper duties, while you relax and enjoy the scenery and the sensational flavors of the region.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Gioded tastings at 4 wineries
  • Shared platter lunch
  • Morning coffee
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years

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Meeting point

Albany Visitor Centre 221, York St Albany, Western Australia

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • ID card, copy accepted
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Pick-up and drop off can be arranged after booking from locations around the Albany CBD (within 10 km)
  • Please advise any dietary requirements when booking
  • This activity is not suitable for children
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for this activity to operate, in the unlikely event of this not being reached you will be offered an alternate date or a full refund
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4.8 /5

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January 3, 2023

March 19, 2022

My husband and I had the best day with our guide Sue and fellow travellers. Sue took us to four rustic, family owned wineries and we were not disappointed by any of them! Gilbert’s winery was the start of our tour after which the rest had a tough act to follow! Loved the country style venue, the beautiful views across the hill to the mountains. If you love dogs there are two pat loving kelpies. What I also enjoyed was being able to sit at a long table and be served our wines. The portions were generous and the story behind the wines and winery was very interesting. I love hearing stories of a family who put in the hard work and now have an amazing venue and some of the best wines I have tasted! Lunch at Plantagenet winery was simply delicious along with their wines. I am gluten intolerant so appreciated the effort that was made to accomodate my needs. It was lovely to meet the owner of Galfrey winery and hear here her success story. West Cape Howel’s staff was soooo accomodating!!

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January 16, 2022

Product ID: 163845