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Custom Tours of the Mornington Peninsula

At Elite Day Tours, we believe that choice is king.  Peruse through the options below, email through your wish-list and we will design a bespoke tour for you or your group. Tours can be customised as incentives or rewards for the corporate sector, or to suit various leisure groups and couples looking for that Elite experience.

VIP Tasting Options

Bass & Flinders Distillery Ochre Tasting & Tour

A tour of the distillery and barrel room, explaining how they create their aged grape spirit “Ochre”, starting with the selection of grapes, the special wine for distillation, the process and ageing in French Oak Barrels.  You’ll be treated to a special tasting of “Ochre”, plus an accompanying aged spirit from France in a unique tasting glass.
Suitable for 6 to 20 people.
Bookings on availability.
Duration: 2 hours

Port Phillip Estate Masterclass

Guests will enjoy an exclusive wine masterclass with the Cellar Door Manager in the boardroom or the wine museum, (usually not open to the public).  The tutored tasting explores the diverse Mornington Peninsula terroir with current and museum release Port Phillip Estate, Kooyong and Quartier wines.
Suitable for 6 to 20 people.
Available Monday to Friday only.
Duration: 1.5 hours

Crittenden Estate VIP Wine Tasting

Crittenden Estate is a family owned winery.  Be expertly guided through wines from across the Crittenden’s broad range of French, Spanish and Italian varieties.  Each guest will be guided through carefully designed premium Wine Flight, along with some light antipasti to enhance the flavours of each of the wines. Alternative and traditional wines are available for tasting in this format that is unique, innovative a game changer in the field of wine tourism.

Suitable for 1 to 10 people.
Available 7 days.
Duration: 1 hour

Chocolate Tasting

Mornington Peninsula Chocolates: Indulge in a decadent tasting of multi-award winning chocolates, lovingly hand-crafted daily on the Flinders premises, created using only the finest local and imported ingredients.
Suitable for 1 to 12 people.
Subject to availability.
Duration: 1 hours

Dining Options

Port Phillip Estate

An architectural landmark and home to Port Phillip Estate & Kooyong Wines.  One of the most exciting food & wine destinations in Australia.  The Dining Room is a refined space offering exceptional food & wine, extending to an outdoor timber deck overlooking the vineyard & coastline of Western Port Bay.  The menu expresses a sense of the European influences that lie at the core of Port Phillip Estate.
Subject to availability.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Montalto Restaurant

Chefs Hat Restaurant imbued with a provincial spirit, from a personal greeting at the front door to the food on the plate in front of you.  Led by Head Chef Barry Davis, the kitchen serves food inspired by regional France, but anchored in fresh, seasonal produce, whether grown here or from further afield.  Chefs make daily visits to the garden, harvesting the best of the produce for use in the restaurant.
Restaurant open for lunch 7 days.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Polperro by Even Keel

Polperro Bistro is earthed upon a collaborative partnership between winemaker and chef.  Our seasonal menu, incorporates our harvests and is designed to best compliment our wines.  Our approach is to offer a casual, yet refined approach to dining.  The ultimate relaxation awaits at our magical property.
Bistro open for lunch Monday, Thursday to Sunday.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Ten Minutes By Tractor

Effortlessly bringing together all the elements for a memorable lunch.  Contemporary cuisine from the talented chef, attentive service, a wine list that’s been judged Australia’s best, and a relaxed ambience with magnificent views over vineyards.  The wine list focuses on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from around the world and includes a select number of key producers from different winemakers, regions and vintages.
Subject to availability.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Green Olive at Red Hill

At our farm we grows olives, grapes, herbs and veggies, raise sheep and chooks and turn amazing produce from local farmers into a range of goodies you’ll love. On a visit to our Farm Shop you can enjoy coffee from beans roasted on site, savour the smell of our herbs and spices as they roast, enjoy our hand-made sausages or tapas dishes and even take a small taste of our farm home with you.
Cafe open for lunch Wednesday to Sunday May to August, then every day the rest of the year.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Max’s At Red Hill Estate

Enjoy spectacular views over the vineyard to Western Port Bay and Phillip Island.  Multi award winning, the menu is focused on local, seasonal produce and dishes are designed to compliment the outstanding cool climate wines produced on the vineyard. Delivering excellence in food and service, Max’s is an icon of the region.
Restaurant open for lunch 7 days.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Merricks General Store

Built in 1924, this iconic destination has transformed from the traditional concept of a ‘general store’ to a culinary must for discerning travellers, locals and wine enthusiasts. The charming dining areas are welcoming and warm. The large front deck looks to the sea while the vine-covered rear deck embraces country and the garden. Chef Patrice Repellin’s menu reflects the seasons, drawing on fresh local ingredients.The wine list showcases the best from Elgee Park and Baillieu vineyards and a selected range of Friends and Neighbours.

Duration: 2.0 hours

Paringa Estate

One of the most awarded wineries in Australia, particularly for Pinot Noir and Shiraz.  Located in the heart of Victoria’s beautiful Mornington Peninsula wine region, the home property has 10 acres (4.2 ha.) of vines planted with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Pinot Gris.  The current winery was built in 1998, and houses an outstanding a la carte restaurant on the upper level.
Restaurant open for lunch Wednesday to Sunday.
Duration: 2.5 hours

VIP Experience Options

Moonah Links Golf Experience

Step into the shoes of the pros for a day and test your drive on the only course designed for the Australian Open. Peppers Moonah Links Resort is the ultimate destination for golf enthusiasts. Two world-class golf courses provide a true test for all levels of golfer, regardless of whether you’re new to the sport or are a seasoned pro. Guests will enjoy a 9 round game of golf, buggy & club hire. Subject to availability.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Peninsula Hot Springs 

Dreaming Journey package suitable for 3-7 people (ask about our packages for larger groups and couples).  Your group will enjoy a 60min full body massage each, inspired by traditional Australian Aboriginal techniques, using one of our native oils to rejuvenate, reharmonise or detoxify.  Spa Dreaming Centre general bathing for an hour, then a glass of Champagne and share platter.  Book the Royal Moroccan tent for your next corporate workshop, retreat or social event. Subject to availability.
Duration: 2.5 hours

Transport Options

 

Luxury Sedans, Stretch Limousines & Helicopters

Elite Day Tours uses Accredited Drivers and Impressive Hummer Limos, Stretch Limousines, Spacious Vans and Luxury Sedans.  We also offer Helicopter transfers from the City of Melbourne to the Mornington Peninsula and Scenic Flights over the spectacular Hinterland and Coast. Pricing varies according to the size of the group and length of the flight. For bookings please request availability. We can cater for groups up to 24 people (weather permitting).

Tanina Osborne

Tour Designer & Professional Host

Australia: 0414 930 333  or  International: +61 414 930 333

Shane Trail

Business Development Manager & Professional Host

Australia: 0402 289 786  or  International: +61 402 289 786