afternoon fully guided tour for wine & craft beer enthusiasts
This exciting leisurely afternoon tour affectionately known as Bikes, Beers and Strange Birds is a must for wine connoisseurs and craft beer enthusiasts. This fully guided tour starts and finishes in Stanthorpe and takes in around 17kms of scenic landscapes to the south-west.
On this tour we journey through the beautiful area of Severnlea. You will ride past well established fruit and vegetable farms and vineyards that change with every season. Quiet country roads take you to wineries where alternative varieties are on offer and our visit to a craft beer brewery will surely quench your thirst.
Season Special - Pick your own fresh, sweet, juicy strawberries on this tour when in season.
- Circular route – start & finish in Stanthorpe
- Hand-crafted boutique beers
- Stunning scenery
- Native wildlife
- Award winning wines
- PYO strawberries
What you can expect
This tour starts near the Visitor Information Centre in Leslie Parade, Stanthorpe. You can leave your vehicle as there is plenty of parking available. Our guide will lead the group out of town alongside the picturesque Quart Pot Creek. Look out for our local wildlife including ducks and water dragons.
Sample handcrafted, basket pressed wines at our first stop including alternative varieties called – Strange Birds. A little further along we stop at a family owned and operated craft beer brewery where you will find a variety of handcrafted boutique beers. An afternoon snack and drink are included here and you are welcome to sample the other brews on offer.
Our last stop offers spectacular views and beautifully landscaped gardens not to mention fine wine. You may wish to partake in a bit more wine tasting or clear your head with crisp, fresh air as you walk through the gardens.
How do I carry my wine, beer and purchases? A very good question. All purchases are collected for you and will be available from our vehicle upon your return to Stanthorpe.
When: Tours run Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays only. Strawberry picking not available Mondays.
Start: Flexible start times available from between 11am and 1pm from Leslie Pde, Stanthorpe.
Finish: It all depends on start time and how fast the group rides. Average tours are around 3-5 hours in total including stops.
Inclusions: Quality Specialized hybrid bicycle; helmet; bottle cage; afternoon snack and drink; and experienced guide.
Price: $95 per person. Single supplement $20 extra.
Guidelines: This experience is suitable for any reasonably active person who is comfortable riding a bike on sealed and unsealed roads.
Other details: Not all options are available every day and are subject to individual operating hours.