Enjoy a private tour around Timboon and the 12 Apostles Food Artisan Trail with your loved ones.
Sip a whisky tasting at the Timboon Railway Shed Distillery, taste the ice cream at Timboon Fine Ice Cream and pick your own strawberries at Great Ocean Road Berry World. Indulge in farm made fudge at Dairylicious, visit the Keayang Maar vineyard and the Sow and Piglets Brewery for wine and beer tastings. Handmade chocolates and alpacas at Gorge Chocolates and cheese at Schulz Organic Creamery and Cafe.
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 your chosen location, 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
For the last 18 years Tim Marwood and Caroline Simmons have been making their famous ice cream on their property 7km from Timboon. Fresh milk comes from The Doolan’s family farm down the road and fresh cream from Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory.
The ice cream has an unmistakeable creamy smoothness. With all ice cream ‘fresh is best’ and using the local fresh milk and cream makes a beautiful premium boutique ice cream.
Schulz Organic Creamery and Cafe
Located only a few minutes away from the Great Ocean Road, the cottage cafe enjoys a relaxed garden setting in a corner of their thousand-acre dairy farm just outside of Timboon, Victoria.
The seasonal cafe menu celebrates the best of Schulz Organic Dairy products and is led by pâtissier chef, Hila Perry.
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 fudge tasting, coffee and 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.