Welcome to A Grand Day Out – quality gourmet food and wine tours with knowledgeable regional tour guides and a dash of captivating sites.

Discover scenic destinations and flavours by either joining one of our scheduled tours, or customise a private inexpensive tour for that special someone, family, or friends.

Tours explore the Southern Highlands of New South Wales in pursuit of the finest produce, wines, artisans, regional events and markets with our main aim of supporting our talented regional producers and creators.

Seek out the exquisite liquid gold in the hills of our award winning cold climate wine region, marvel at our scenic countryside on our backroad travels, learn from generations of talented producers and be spoilt by awarded chefs and ingenious creators.

Guests travel with a knowledgeable local tour guide in the comfort and style of luxury sedans, vans, or modern mini-coaches supplied by Highlands Chauffeur Hire Cars, our transportation partner.

Based in the Southern Highlands we depart from Bowral and pre-arranged locations.

Good food, good wine and good views are assured with every journey.

A Grand Day Out tours

Best of the Bunch 

The Southern Highlands


Your taste buds will be spoilt rotten on the Best of the Bunch tour visiting three of our top award winning cold climate wineries and one of our finest hatted restaurants, Eschalot (Thursday’s and Friday’s), or a vineyard luncheon of your choice.

From late September 2018 until May 2019, there is the option of replacing one winery with a visit to the magnificent Red Cow Farm – previously a 2.5 hectare cow paddock, now a lovingly created garden that rivals Monet’s garden at Giverny. Truly a ‘must see’ Highlands experience and recommended during Spring and Autumn!

Inclusions: Bottled water; boutique wineries wine samplings; 2 course meal and a glass of wine and entry to Red Cow Farm if applicable.

Please contact us with your tour date.

Departs Bowral 9:45am, returning 4:30pm. 

High Tea and Vines

The Southern Highlands


Enjoy the magnificence of Spring in the Southern Highlands whilst sampling three of the best boutique vineyards award winning wines before travelling to one of the Highlands grandest estates, Milton Park Country House Hotel for high tea with french bubbles!

The colourful garden of Milton Park is considered by many to be the greatest garden in Australia, inclusive of about 10,000 trees, rare varieties of shrubs and plants, a forest of 5,000 cypresses & pines, at least 200,000 bulbs accompanied by 100,000 forget-me-nots, more than 100 maples & rare rhododendrons, over 50 camellia, nearly 2,000 metres of box hedging, 400 rose bushes, an avenue of 40 giant elms and at every turn and vista, individual specimens of rarity, splendour and historic interest.  Milton Park’s world renowned garden was designed by the English School of Landscape and remains the only work undertaken outside of Europe by that esteemed academy.

Inclusions: Bottled water, boutique wineries wine samplings, high tea with a glass of French champagne.

Please contact us with your tour date.

Departs Bowral 9.45am, returning 4.15pm

Secret Gourmet Villages

The Southern Highlands


Witness the essence of Babe-ville travelling on the Southern Highlands most scenic country back roads.

Travel to a majestic vineyard nestled in it’s own microclimate within a natural amphitheatre of sandstone escarpments. Handpicked lavish produce and award winning wines are bountiful within this utopia. Visit a spectacular waterfall and view the lushness of the Kangaroo Valley from 631mts above it.

Discover the Southern Highlands most secluded and tranquil village. Home to the best producer and butcher of grass fed beef and lamb, we think, in Australia! With no added hormones, or antibiotics, animals are naturally pasture raised on their local highlands farm.

This beautiful village also houses a famous general store built in 1867 and the scenic Burrawang Village Hotel licensed in 1866.

Lunch is available at either venue (at guest’s expense), so why not try the local grass fed beef and order a delicious Five Napkin Burger!

‘Unearth’ our proud potato capital and purchase local and regional cheeses plus other specialties before discovering another secret village.

One of our most scenic tours, we travel through lush rainforest, sparkling creeks, fertile farmlands and abundant native flora.

Inclusions: Water; boutique winery samplings. Lunch is not included so as to enable personal choice of the wonderful gourmet delights at the either the General Store, or Hotel.

Please check contact us with your tour date.

Departs Bowral 9:00am returning 4:00pm

Experience A Grand Day Out by calling 0400 921 239

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A Grand Day Out 

0400 921 239