Hungry? Here are six Queensland food tours to feast on this summer. Pair a Queensland day tour with a tropical getaway and you have a food lovers delight. From now until 31 October 2021, you can grab a Great Queensland Getaway for travel through until 23 January 2022. There are $75 Virgin flights and up to 50 per cent off Great Queensland Getaway foodie experiences. From the Gold Coast and Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast, Bundaberg and Cairns, these tours will delight your taste buds.
Kerry Heaney starts to blend her perfect rum at Bundaberg Rum Distillery.
Six great Queensland food tours
Pick your Queensland food tour from this list, find your airfares and book some great accommodation. Visit www.queensland.com to get your promo code and book your Great Queensland Getaway before they sell out.
Gold Coast Food and Wine Tours
Try new restaurants, discover hidden gems, meet new friends and indulge in the chef’s signature dish with a Gold Coast Food and Wine Tour. Karen Inglis loves to give her guests unique and memorable experiences while enjoying the Gold Coast’s relaxed vibe. Each tour visits four restaurants over an afternoon to try dishes accompanied by a glass of wine. For visitors, it’s a guarantee of good eating during their holiday and for locals, it’s a chance to find places they can return again and again. The tour finishes with a cocktail making demonstration and a delicious cocktail at a popular bar. Gold Coast Food and Wine Tours start at around 1.30 pm and finish around 6.30 pm and are available at a price of $159pp. With a Great Queensland Getaway promo code, you can save $79.50 off a $159 tasting tour.
Gold Coast Food and Wine tour
Hop On Brewery Tours, Brisbane
Explore Brisbane’s budding beer scene with Hop On Brewery Tours. Visit three Brisbane breweries, meet the maker and learn more about the art and science of brewing before trying a range of samples to find your new favourite drop. With a Great Queensland Getaway promo code, you can save $100 on a half-day brewery tour for two, costing just $150 per couple.
Coast to Hinterland Tours, Sunshine Coast
Sample the Sunshine Coast’s best bites and delectable drops with Coast to Hinterland Tours. Start or end this Queensland food tour with a two-course lunch. With a Great Queensland Getaway promo code, you can get $100 Off your Scenic Food & Wine Tour plus a return transfer to the Eumundi Markets. Smart travellers will be sure to syphon that $100 saving into some take-home goodies such as locally-made chocolate, cheese and wines sold at the providores that dot the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.
I made my own EDBK rum and it’s totally delicious!
Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Bundaberg
It’s time for Rum-lovers to put their tastebuds to the test and save $100 on Bundaberg Rum Distillery’s signature Blend Your Own Rum Experience – usually $250 pp, but only $150 pp with a Great Queensland Getaway promo code. Once a specialist practice reserved only for the most talented master distillers, visitors to the Bundaberg Rum Distillery will use the Blend Your Own Rum Guide to craft a personalised drop before pouring, labelling and capping two bottles to take home and enjoy.
As a Bundaberg rum drinker, I really enjoyed this tour. I made my own EDBK rum and it’s totally delicious if you like sweet rum! They keep the recipes on file so you can order a bottle when you visit.
Bundaberg also is an amazing food bowl with some delicious eats on offer. Here’s my where to eat in Bundaberg list for your dining pleasure.
Brett’s Outback Tasting Adventures, Cairns
Learn everything there is to know about food producers on the Atherton Tablelands and get $200 off for two adults on Brett’s Outback Tasting Adventure’s Food and Wine Tour departing Cairns and the Northern Beaches. Usually $420 but now only $220 pp with a Great Queensland Getaway promo code, this adults’ only big day out ticks off the big flavours: Gallo Dairyland, The Humpy, Nerada Tea, Mount Uncle Distillery, Sunset Ridge Farm, The Australian Platypus Park At Tarzali Lakes, plus a stop at Jaques or Skybury Cafe & Roastery. Go empty, return content. Find out more about the places you will visit here.
There’s plenty to do in Cairns too! Here are some of my favourites.
First stop on the Tablelands Foodie Tour.
No Limit Adventures, Cairns
Use Cairns as a base to explore the foodie paradise of the Atherton Tablelands with $200 off a No Limit Adventures Tablelands Foodie Tour for two adults, now only $298 (for two). Highlights include sampling biodynamic and organic dairy products at Mungalli Dairy Café, sipping Australia’s highest altitude coffee at Crater Lakes Coffee and stopping at Mount Uncle Distillery – in the midst of a banana plantation – for a spirited taste of the tropics. Don’t overindulge! De Brueys Boutique Winery and Macalisters Brewing Co. is also on the tour list. Diver that $200 savings into a comfortable night’s sleep at the newly opened Benson Hotel in Cairns and treat your food coma to a long, gentle seaside snooze.
I have done this Queensland food tour and it is an amazing way to explore the Atherton Tablelands. Read all about your day here.
How to save on Queensland day tours
Pair a Great Queensland Getaway deals with Virgin Australia’s $75 flight sale (sale begins 18 October 2021 and ends 31 October 2021, unless sold out prior, for travel from 18 October 2021 until 12 December 2021), and stay for less and do more. Be quick! Great Queensland Getaway experience deals are on offer only until 31 October 2021 or until sold out, whichever comes first.
Visit www.queensland.com to book tours and attractions for up to 50 per cent off with a Great Queensland Getaway promo code. Terms and conditions apply.