Swan Valley Wine Tours – Explore Swan Valley Wineries
The Mediterranean climate of the Swan Valley wine region is accented by their ocean breezes and fresh seafood. Only 20 minutes north of Perth, this region makes an ideal getaway especially for the wine enthusiast and as it’s so close, its perfect for taking Swan Valley wine tours and daytrips or for a weekend stopover. The main towns to visit are Gingin and Yanchep, but there are also many Swan Valley wineries scattered along the Avon River.
Wining, Dining and Waking Up
All budgets are catered for in Swan Valley. Caravan parks, motels and self contained units, through to bed and breakfasts, farm stays and resorts are all on offer here. There are plenty of food and dining options too. Over 70 restaurants and cafes abound the Swan Valley wine region, so there’s sure to be one to please your palate.
Now, about the wine. There are so many great varieties in this area that you’d be crazy not to want to try them all. Luckily there are over 40 Swan Valley wineries that will come in handy for that, plus many Swan Valley winery tours to guide you. Whether it’s nip, nosh or nap, Swan Valley has it all covered.
Before visiting the Swan Valley, it is imperative to check their event calendar. The Taste Of The Valley Festival, Shiraz and Seafood Weekend, Swan Valley Wine Show, Spring Festival, Midsummer Feast, Great Valley Rally and the Avon Descent are just some of the unique and exciting events that this region holds.
Besides sampling the local produce, sipping on vino, taking Swan Valley wine tours and just relaxing, there are other activities to keep you entertained. Horse riding, cycling and golf are available, along with walking trails and river cruises to get the most out of your surroundings.
The Swan Valley wine region also have their own Food and Wine trail to follow, and don’t forget to check out the local breweries too. The Swan Valley is definitely about taking the time to enjoy life’s little luxuries.
The Boffin Breakdown
The Swan Valley wine region has approximately 850 hectares of land under vine, which is harvested between mid February and early March. Vines were first planted in this region in the early 1800s with their first wine production in the 1830s. This makes it the oldest wine region in Western Australia.
The wines they are particularly known for are their Verdelho, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Rose, Merlot and Semillon Verdelho. Swan Valley wineries also do wonderful liqueur wines as well. Their liqueur Verdelho and liqueur Shiraz are especially popular.
Check out our list below of the operators of Swan Valley wine tours.
Wine Tour Operators in the Swan Valley Wine Region
Out & About Wine Tours
Wine tours that vow to make every moment a special memory...
At least 2 people, Departing from Perth CBD and Regional WA
Award winning and unique in Australia, this family friendly soft adventure showcases the very best of Perth's Wine Country, the beautiful and historic Swan Valley..... travelling in relaxing horse-drawn wagons.