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Taste Bud Tours

Wellington St | Perth Train Station, next to the Horseshoe Bridge, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
+61 412 244 201
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Small-Group Tour: Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail
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GOLD Medal Winner W. Australian Tourism Awards 2014 - "SPEED GRAZING" through Perth's Valley of Taste (Swan Valley) visiting 10 of the region's most delicious locations and enjoying 25+ different tasting opportunities packed into an exciting and fun-filled half day tour. Small personalised groups of 6-16 guests explore the award winning "Swan Valley Food & Wine Trail". Tours feature fresh seasonal produce, exotic coffees, lavender scones jam & cream, lavender tea, unique lavender wine, nougat, honey, cheeses, olives, roasted nuts, oils & dukkahs, ice-cream, chocolate, genuine Australian "bush tucker" foods, humane food, premium wines, preservative-free juices,and internationally awarded beers, alcoholic and non-alcoholic ginger beers and cider. Explore behind the scenes, meet the people, savour freshness, like sampling fresh produce from the patch, and many more amazing experiences. Tours operate am Wednesday and pm Friday, and am & pm daily Saturday and Sunday departing from the Tourist Bus Stand in front of Perth Train Station, on Wellington Street next to the Horseshoe Bridge, Perth as well as major central Perth hotels (by arrangement).
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Wellington St | Perth Train Station, next to the Horseshoe Bridge, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
+61 412 244 201

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely tour this was, our children aged 8, 10 and 12 loved it! We learned about food and had loads of tastings.

Thank Titia v
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to receive a tour for two people as a gift and Oh Boy what a great present! Loris is such a great lady and really has set this up to make it as simple and enjoyable for her guests. Collection by...More

Thank IanDaley
Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to deliver a "delicious review" Ian. Swan Valley offers the dedicated "foodie and fun lover" the perfect playground. So happy you enjoyed your journey with us and hope to you see you out and about in the Swan Valley again...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I booked the Speed Grazing Food and Cider tour only the day before I wanted to go. Loris provided a message with details of where to meet. It was a great tour with the opportunity to see the Swan Valley and sample some amazing food...More

Thank carsey53
Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide an insightful review on your Speed Grazing experience. Looking forward to you join us again next time you are visiting Perth. Cheers Loris

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This tour was so well organised and timed, without feelings rushed or harassed to buy the products we were sampling. Thoroughly enjoyed the variety of produce and the locations visited. Highly recommend to locals and tourists alike! I loved that the tour is small and...More

Thank Stacey L
Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thanks Stacey for taking the time to review your Speed Grazing experience. It's always a pleasure to introduce my guests to the passionate people behind the labels of those wonderful businesses in the Swan Valley - Perth's exciting Culinary Playground.

Reviewed 1 April 2017

My husband and I did the "Savoury Afternoon Food, Wine & Beer Trail". Loris arrived promptly in comfortable transport to pick up our group of nine people, and during the first 5 minutes of the tour explained the history of the region we were to...More

Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you Maureen for taking the time to provide a very detailed and insightful review of your Speed Grazing experience. The Swan Valley has so much to offer those who appreciate 'good food and beverage', so I'm looking forward to you joining Taste Bud Tours...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Went on the "Savoury Afternoon Good Food, Wine and Beer Trail" tour. I found out about it through a Meetup group in Perth, and I have been looking forward to this for months! I went with 14 other girls and had an absolute blast. Loris...More

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Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you so much for your insightful and interesting feedback. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the variety of tastings on offer and the history of the region. For your information Twin Hill Wines are only licensed to provide tastings in the sample size cups, and...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

I took a few of the girls from my Meet Up group on the afternoon tour and it was a hit. There was a nice balance of booze, food and coffee. A lot of us are not from Perth so it was also an education...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

It was great doing this tour in the morning, on our rainy day. The children (7,9,11) enjoyed it thoroughly too!

Thank Twietsia
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The informative, relaxing cruise around the Swan Valley began in the City at around 1:30 pm on a hot day (37 deg C). The comfortable air-conditioned tour minibus took 4 couples, via Guildford, into the region to around 7 popular food and drink destinations. The...More

Thank Rob G
Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thanks Rob for taking the time to provide useful and practical feedback. Hoping you will join us again for perhaps the morning tour which offers additional 'tastes of the Valley' including unique bush tucker foods. The Guildford pickup may be more suitable for you as...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

This morning, we went on a 'Speed Grazing the Swan Valley' tour with Loris from Taste Bud Tour. Really enjoyed all the places that she brought us to. The knowledge and hospitality shown by everyone we met were amazing. Will definitely be bringing our visitors...More

Thank Whitley2014
Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks Shirley for taking the time to review. The enjoyment goes both ways as I really enjoyed your company and the "on the spot" feedback as we visited each venue. Your comments will be passed on to each venue so they feel appreciated as well....More

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3 July 2016|
Response from Loris H | Property representative |
Depending on whether you join the morning Good Food, Wine & Cider tour or the afternoon Good Food, Wine & Beer tour the venues are totally different. Only Yahava Koffee Works features in both options. The full itinerary... More
2 July 2016|
Response from Chee S | Reviewed this property |
Hi MCD1955! We took the morning session tour. 1st venue was Yahava Koffee Works, last stop was Whistler Chocolate. Details check from tastebudtoursDotcomDotau. About 10 min per venue, food tasting in real quick =) If you... More
coley v
21 March 2016|
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Response from Loris H | Property representative |
Hi Coley V - thank you for your question. There is no minimum age for this tour. Infants (up to 1 year old) must be covered on Public Liability Insurance so there is a minimal $10 charge per child. Children (2-13 yo) are... More