GOLDFIELDS MURRAY RIVER & BUSHRANGER TOUR Goldfields, Echuca, Rutherglen - Duration: 3 days

From AUD $1,499.00
  • Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: SB M3

Day 1   Echuca

You will be collected by your guide at your inner city hotel and head north through the golden heart of Victoria.  See historic, picturesque Castlemaine, unearth some hidden treasures in Maldon and enjoy our welcome lunch in Bendigo. Board the PS Emmylou for an unforgettable overnight cruise, with a chef prepared 5 course dinner, aboard the majestic Murray River, engaging all your senses from the moment you arrive. 

Day 2   Echuca | Rutherglen

Continue the journey and head east into ‘Sun Country’.  The fertile region along the banks of the mighty Murray is blessed with year round sunshine and some of Australia’s finest gourmet produce.  We visit fabulous Locheilan Farmhouse Cheese, try some prickly delights at unmissable Cactus Country and explore historic Byramine Homestead Brewery & Cider House, a testament to those early pioneering days.  We enjoy a hearty “ploughman’s lunch” and a sample of the boutique beer, wine and cider range. Our final stop for the day is Rich Glen Olive Estate armgate, where we sample some of their homemade delights.  We reach Tuileries in Rutherglen our overnight accommodation, where we dine together sharing stories.

Day 3   Rutherglen | Melbourne 

We visit imposing All Saints Estate known to have one of the most spectacular vineyard settings in Australia and marvellous Corowa Whisky and Chocolate factory, a renovated 1920s flour mill, which will charm us on entry.  We sample organic chocolate and tour the whisky distillery, before commencing the trip south.  We visit the Glenrowan Heritage Siege precinct in bushranger territory, before arriving back in Melbourne after an eventful 3 days.