Cobden Fly In Tours
Fly into Cobden for a day or stay the night for a weekend away.
Bring up to 7 of your friends or family members and treat yourselves to a bistro lunch, a gourmet weekend away, or a day in the outdoors. Enjoy a hit of golf, fishing or bike riding and visit the South West Model Engineers at the miniature Railway Park.
Make a weekend of it and enjoy dinner and drinks at Thompson's Hotel or Sully's Bistro, then stay the night at Heytesbury House B&B or Thommo's Hotel before flying back the next day.
Fly into Cobden and enjoy a private gourmet food tour. Go behind the scenes to meet the makers, explore the farms and taste all that is on offer in the Corangamite hinterland and 12 Apostles region.
Departing from Cobden Airport, you'll travel through dairy country and indulge the senses on the 12 Apostles Food Artisans Trail. A food trail tour for lovers of local gourmet produce, you'll taste locally made produce including ice cream, fudge, chocolate, cheese, whisky and more.
A Taste of Our Tours
Timboon Fine Ice Cream
Enjoy a 45 minute to 1 hour educational experience called Sundae School. Learn the history, science and fun facts of ice-cream then churn some farm fresh ice-cream. Tap into your own inner ice-cream artisan to create your own personal gourmet sundae delight with freshly churned ice-cream and a selection of toppings and sauces.
Schulz Organic Creamery and Cafe
Enjoy a cheese tasting platter and wander around the beautiful cottage gardens which overlook the farm.
Apostle Whey Cheese and Gelateria
Enjoy a cheese tasting platter and wander around the cottage gardens which overlook the farm.
Stop in at Apostle Whey Cheese for a tasting of 12 cheeses and an informative talk and video showcasing the process of how the cheese is made, the history of the farm as well as how and why Julian and Dianne Benson got into dairy farming and cheese making. You may also get the opportunity to see the cows being milked.
Depending on the time of year you can see the cows with their calves.
Timboon Railway Shed Distillery
Enjoy a whisky tasting and delicious lunch at the Timboon Railway Shed Distillery.
Your whisky tasting includes a 7.5ml pour of each of the three single malt whiskies. Enjoy a small tasting of Vanilla Vodka, Limoncello, Strawberry Schnapps and fabulous Coffee Cream Liqueur. Your whisky tasting is accompanied by a table mat with tasting notes.
Dairylicious Farm Fudge
Softer, creamier and exclusively the best Australian ingredients are added to their unique mixing while cooking method. Dairylicious Farm Fudge offer a unique and original recipe.
Enjoy a tasting and talk overlooking the farm.
Enjoy an optional morning or afternoon tea with decadent homemade cake.
Gorge Chocolates, The Big Nut and Alpaca Farm
Belgium handmade chocolates, alpacas and alpaca products. Ian and Angela have been breeding alpacas for 20 years and have Victoria's largest alpaca farm. Angela is a well respected Alpaca Judge having judged around the world and Ian has been involved in Alpaca fleece exporting.
Enjoy a yummy chocolate tasting and hot drink. Interact with the alpacas and if you're lucky you'll get to pat Precious the alpaca. There's also the option to feed the alpacas.