Sunshine Coast Hinterland Delights Private Tours for Up to Seven People with Tastes of Queensland


September 28, 2021

The Experience: Tastes of Queensland – Scenic Rim Wineries Tour

Take a break from reality to visit the volcanic mountains of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. While the eyes get treated to picture-perfect vistas, the taste buds can savour a great variety of local products – all paired with some know-how on how to grow, cook, prepare, make and brew these delicacies.

The Tour Includes:

  • Fully personalized, eight-hour tour
  • Pick up from your home or accommodation
  • Homemade cake and barista coffee
  • Tastings from one winery
  • Tastings of gelato and sorbet
  • Tastings from one craft brewery (can be swapped for another winery)
  • Various other ‘in-season’ tastings such as tropical farm fruits, macadamias, coffee and native bee honey
  • Charcuterie platter of local produce with cheeses, meats, etc (veg options available)
  • A guide
  • Transportation in a modern vehicle with air-con
  • Please note that the locations may change depending on availability

Standard Itinerary

  • Glasshouse Plantations – meet the farmers (experienced agronomists) whom you’ll walk through the orchards with
  • Glasshouse Mountains – see the impressive volcanic plugs from a variety of locations and listen to the indigenous dreamtime story of their creation
  • Brouhaha Brewery – taste the very popular beers and see the beer production process as it’s explained by a genial local master brewer (can be swapped for more wine tastings)
  • Tastings of Queensland wines
  • Charcuterie board of locals cheese, meats etc (veg options)
  • Sweeping views of the Sunshine Coast as you drive along the top of the ridge
  • Maleny Food Co – sorbet and gelato tastings (can swap for cheeses)

Optional Extras

As the tour is private, participants can choose to include many additional perks (prices vary, please enquire upon booking):

  • Montville & Maleny – stroll through the popular mountain villages
  • Other tastings – from cheeses, ginger and chocolate to wine, vodka and gin
  • Craft breweries – Sunny Coast is a haven for craft brewery buffs
  • Sunshine Coast Coffee Roastery – tour of production area
  • Mary Cairncross Park walk – lush rainforest with education centre
  • More farm tour options where you can taste the local produce