Luxe Orange Experience | Sophisticated self-drive package

EXPLORE REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, FOOD + WINE WEEKENDS, ORANGE NSW
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Main photo credit above: Destination NSW

Be one of the first to discover the sophisticated ‘behind-the-scenes’ premium food and wine experiences of the cool-climate Orange wine region in the Central West of New South Wales with this sophisticated self-drive hosted weekend tour package.

Photo credit above: Byng Street Boutique Hotel

Experience Luxe Orange

Friday 19 to Sunday 21 March 2021.

Completely immerse yourself in one of Australia’s most inspirational regional food and wine destinations with this sophisticated self-drive Luxe Orange 2-night accommodation and tour experience package, presented by Silver Compass Tours and Byng Street Boutique Hotel.

Your hosted tour itinerary on arrival has been carefully curated to ensure you gain a premium ‘behind-the-scenes’ glimpse into the sophisticated food, wine and experiences available in the cool-climate wine region of Orange, NSW. This includes gaining personal access to some of our region’s leading winemakers, vignerons, chefs and restaurateurs for bespoke experiences that wouldn’t be possible without the local expertise and personal connections of your proudly locally-based tour host, Kelly Picarazzi of Silver Compass Tours.

Your package includes stylish and luxurious accommodation at the newly-opened Byng Street Boutique Hotel, located in a heritage homestead with an additional modern wing in the heart of tree-lined avenues within the town’s centre. Your accommodation package also includes a delicious two-course à la carte breakfast showcasing fresh, local produce in the beautiful Yallungah Dining Room. A free evening is provided on the Saturday so you can ‘choose your own’ fine-dining adventure, recommendations will be provided.

Orange is just a 3.5 hour scenic drive west over the Blue Mountains from Sydney or a 3 hour drive from Canberra. Leave the city at lunchtime and you’ll arrive in time to settle back and watch the sunset in the countryside with a cocktail in hand.

This is a small-group tour of maximum 20 guests.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

>> Welcome cocktails in the gardens of Byng Street Boutique Hotel

>> Dinner at fine-dining restaurant in atmospheric village

>> Premium wine-tasting on a vineyard with one of Australia’s leading winemakers

>> Long lunch at a fine-dining restaurant on a vineyard

>> Sparkling tasting at scenic vineyard and rustic apple packing shed cellar door

>> Orange region cool-climate wine masterclass at boutique wine bar with shared charcuterie boards

>> Artisan visit to leatherworker craftsman’s workshop, known as ‘Australia’s Louis Vuitton in the making’

>> Picnic in the Paddock Sunday lunch, including wine-tasting with a local producer

Photo Credit: Walking through Printhie Vineyard with vineyard manager, Dave Swift courtesy Destination NSW

PACKAGE COST:

AUD$1,497* per person for two-day hosted tour package with premium boutique accommodation based on double occupancy. Fabulous Singles AUD$1,654 to secure own room.

SPECIAL 2021 TRAVEL DEAL: BOOK BY 30 JUNE 2020 TO RECEIVE A $200 DISCOUNT PER PERSON. OFFER INCLUDES FABULOUS SINGLES. USE CODE LUXEORANGE21 AT CHECKOUT.

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*Price includes GST and online booking fee. There is a small credit card surcharge applicable on booking. Please read our full Terms and Conditions prior to booking. Once you have purchased it will be deemed you have read and accepted the terms and conditions of the tour package.

Please note that this is a self-drive package – transfers to and from Orange are not provided. Tour package commences 5pm Friday and you will need to have arrived at your accommodation for check-in prior to this. Check-in available from 2pm. Special 2021 Travel Deal ends 30 June 2020. Final bookings close 19 February 2021.

ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE INCLUDES:

2 nights’ premium boutique accommodation in the modern wing of Byng Street Boutique Hotel, including daily two-course à la carte breakfast; one fine-dining dinner with welcome glass of sparkling and table water (additional drinks at own cost); all wine-tasting fees and tour experiences; one fine-dining lunch with welcome glass of sparkling and table water (additional drinks at own cost); one picnic in the paddock lunch including a wine-tasting; luxury air-conditioned minibus transfers with professional driver; and local host.

This is a small-group tour of maximum 20 guests.

Personally hosted by local tour operator, Kelly Picarazzi of Silver Compass Tours, who was named by Travel Massive as one of the global ‘100 Inspiring Women Travel Founders’ in 2020. Kelly has a background in global tourism, specialising in cultural heritage and sustainable tourism. Silver Compass Tours is a Quality Tourism Accredited Business through the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program and a proud member of the World Food Travel Association.

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Itinerary Overview*:

  • 2 nights' stylish & luxurious accommodation at Byng Street Boutique Hotel
  • Daily two-course à la carte breakfast showcasing fresh local produce
  • Welcome cocktails at 5pm Friday in the gardens of Byng Street Boutique Hotel
  • Dinner at fine-dining restaurant on Friday evening
  • Premium wine-tasting on a vineyard with one of Australia’s leading winemakers
  • Long lunch at a fine-dining restaurant on a vineyard
  • Sparkling tasting at scenic vineyard and rustic apple packing shed cellar door
  • Orange region cool-climate wine masterclass at boutique wine bar, with shared charcuterie boards
  • Free fine-dining evening with recommendations provided
  • Artisan visit to leatherworker craftsman’s workshop, known as ‘Australia's Louis Vuitton in the making’
  • Picnic in the Paddock Sunday lunch, including wine-tasting with a local producer
  • * make your own way to Orange NSW. Tour package commences from 5pm Friday and concludes 4pm Sunday

Itinerary

*All of our itineraries are subject to change and spontaneity. It makes life a little more fun!

By booking a ticket it is considered you have accepted our Terms and Conditions. This tour package is not suitable for anyone aged under 18.