This Coast to Hinterland tour is for all wine lovers. This is one of the best half-day wine tours around and provides you with the opportunity to explore some superb wine tasting and scenic vistas. There is a visit to Masons Wines in Montville, Flame Hill Vineyard and a top-rated restaurant where you’ll enjoy a delightful gourmet 2-course lunch. This makes it a fantastic choice of the best food and wine tours Sunshine Coast has to offer.
Pick-up & Drop-off locations:
Caloundra, Golden Beach, Buderim, Nambour, Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Alexandra Headlands, Cotton Tree, Coolum, Twin Waters, Marcoola, Peregian Beach, Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Noosaville, Tewantin
Pick-up time 11.00 am
Drop-off 3.30 pm
Mapleton Falls Lookout is in the stunning Mapleton Falls National Park and is formed by Pencil Creek. The falls plunge 120 meters into the valley, and you may even spot an Australian Peregrine falcon soaring around as they roost near the waterfall.
In the warmer months, you may even hear frogs and the booming call of the wompoo fruit dove.
Chocolate is the perfect accompaniment to good wine, and you can experience the best chocolates at Chocolate Country in Montville. There are beautiful patio gardens to enjoy a fantastic coffee, a hot chocolate made with superb Belgian chocolate, tea, or juice. You can also create your own chocolate box to enjoy later or give as a gift.
Masons Wines is a boutique winery with a vineyard in the Granite Belt region, making it a perfect destination for any wine tasting trips. The brand offers quality wines that showcase the distinct regional characteristics. Masons Wines has several locations, and at the Montville venue, you can enjoy wine tasting tours and benefit from the friendly cellar door staff, who can guide you through the extensive Mason Wines range.
Monville is often referred to as the creative heart of the region, so you’ll find plenty to do during your free time. There are art galleries, studios, cafes, restaurants, and even a romantic chapel. Whether you’re interested in paintings or glass sculptures, you’ll find something for you. You’ll have time to wander through some galleries or even do a little shopping for a new piece that will look stunning in your home when you return.
Depending on availability, your gourmet lunch will be at either “Secrets on the Lake” which is set in the rainforest on the side of Lake Baroon. a popular foodie destination near Montville enjoying panoramic views of Lake Baroon, or “The Edge Café Bar and Restaurant” in Montville which is perched on the edge of the escarpment & offers panoramic views of the Sunshine coastline. Regardless of the lunch venue, you’ll enjoy a delicious 2-course meal included in the tour.
The Flame Hill estate spans 300 acres and includes a market garden orchard, a herd of beef cattle, and a vineyard. Flame Hill has made a commitment to sustainability, and you can explore the fantastic selection of award-winning wines on offer. This will allow you to enjoy one of the best wine tasting tours that will perfectly finish off your high tea and wine tasting tour before you head back to your accommodation.