Gourmet Food Artisans Trail Tour
A food trail tour for lovers of local gourmet produce. Join us for a 12 Apostles Food Artisans Trail tour where you'll taste locally made produce including ice cream, fudge, chocolate, cheese, whisky and more. Tour through dairy country, see working farms and pat the alpacas. Discover the 12 Apostles Food Artisans Trail Tour and many more sights along the Great Ocean Road including the Twelve Apostles.
Go behind the scenes to meet the farmers, makers and creators, explore the farms and taste all that is on offer in the 12 Apostles coast and hinterland region. Don't forget to bring your camera to take photos of this amazing area. From Cobden to Timboon and Port Campbell, explore Victoria's iconic Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles hinterland.
Ask us about our full day 12 Apostles Food Artisans Trail all inclusive tours departing Cobden in July and August. Limited spots available.
For private tours and personalised group tours departing a location of your choice including Port Campbell, Warrnambool and Cobden, enquire now.
Private and Personalised Group Tours
Go behind the scenes to meet the makers, explore the farms and taste all that is on offer in the 12 Apostles and Timboon regions. There's also the option to travel along the 12 Apostles coastline and stop off at a lookout to take in the natural beauty and stunning scenery. Small group tours for up to 8 people in our luxury vehicle with captain's seats or for your larger group, tours are available from 9 to 52 people by mini bus and coach. Book transport only or an all inclusive tour package. If booking transport only, all tours, tastings and purchases made at each stop will be at your own expense and payable directly at each location. Transport departure available from Warrnambool, Camperdown, Cobden, Timboon, Port Campbell and surrounding areas. Enquire now for a quote.
Choice of Tour stops include:
Choice of Tour stops include:
- Apostle Whey Cheese and Gelateria
- Dairylicious Farm Fudge
- Gorge Chocolates, The Big Nut and Alpaca Farm
- Sow and Piglets Brewery
- Keayang Maar Vineyard
- Timboon Fine Ice Cream
- Timboon Railway Shed Distillery
- Schulz Organic Creamery and Cafe
- A Little Bit of Sweet Lolly Shop
- Paddock to Plate
- Great Ocean Road Woollen Mill
- Great Ocean Road Berry World
- The Twelve Apostles Lookout
- Gibson's Steps
- Plus more...
A Taste of Our Tours
Great Ocean Road Berry World
Pick your own strawberries straight from the field. The freshest strawberries you'll ever taste are straight from strawberry patch to your punnet. A rewarding experience for all ages.
Berry picking is seasonal from approximately October to April. Berry World Cafe currently under renovations.
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.
Apostle Whey Cheese and Gelateria
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.
Schulz Organic Creamery and Cafe
Enjoy a cheese tasting platter and wander around the cottage gardens which overlook the farm.
Gibson's Steps and The Twelve Apostles Lookouts
Stop at Gibson's Steps for a view over the water and rugged cliff face.
See the changing colours of the sun setting over the Twelve Apostles from the Twelve Apostles Lookout.
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.
Sow and Piglets Brewery
Indulge in a beer tasting paddle, brewery talk and scrumptious homemade pizza. Dietary requirements catered for including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free.