Welcome to A Grand Day Out – quality gourmet food and wine tours with knowledgeable regional tour guides and a dash of captivating sites.

Discover scenic destinations and flavours by either joining one of our tours, or we can assist in customising a special tour to your individual requirements.

Catering to couples, friends, families and corporate teams, tours explore the Southern Highlands of New South Wales in pursuit of the finest produce, wines, artisans and regional events and markets with our main aim of supporting our talented regional producers and creators.

Seek out the exquisite liquid gold in the hills of our award winning cold climate wine region, marvel at our scenic countryside on our backroad travels, learn from generations of talented producers and be spoilt by awarded chefs and ingenious creators.

Guests travel with a knowledgeable local tour guide in the comfort and style of luxury sedans, classic vehicles, vans, or modern mini-coaches supplied by Highlands Chauffeured Hire Cars, our transportation partner.

Based in the Southern Highlands we depart from Bowral and pre-arranged locations.

Good food, good wine and good views are assured with every journey.

A Grand Day Out tours

Best of the Bunch 

The Southern Highlands


Visit three of our top award winning cold climate wineries with lunch at one of our finest restaurants, or a vineyard luncheon of your choice.

From late September 2018 until May 2019, there is the option of replacing one winery with a visit to the magnificent Red Cow Farm – previously a 2.5 hectare cow paddock, now a lovingly created garden that rivals Monet’s garden at Giverny. Truly a ‘must see’ Highlands experience!

Inclusions: Bottled water; boutique wineries wine samplings; 2 course meal and a glass of wine and entry to Red Cow Farm if applicable.

Please contact us with your tour date.

Departs Bowral 9:45am, returning 4:30pm. 

Spoilt Rotten Spa Escape

The Southern Highlands


Spoil yourself rotten with a truly decadent day of pampering inclusive of a Surrender Spa Package from Endota Spa in Bowral, retail therapy, 2-course lunch with wine and a visit to two of our award winning cold climate wineries.

Your day begins with a 90 minute massage and facial at Endota Spa. Usually 75 minutes, we receive an extra special 15 minutes! Relax while your skin is nourished and a sense of peace is restored. You will have an application of Endota colour leaving you looking fresh faced and naturally glowing.

Depending on group number, half will be pampered whilst the other discover the Bowral shopping prescient – check out Dirty Jane’s and Suzie Anderson Home – the perfect spots for some retail therapy!

Now that your body is nourished it’s ‘food for your soul’ time with a 2-course lunch and a glass of wine, at one of our A Grand Day Out selected finest quality restaurants.

Following lunch the indulgence continues with a visit to two of our award winning cold climate wineries, one may even include a champagne tasting tour!

Go on! Spoilt yourself rotten! You deserve it!

Inclusions: Surrender Spa Package; bottled water; boutique winery samplings; 2-course lunch with one glass of wine.

Please contact us with your tour date.

Departs Bowral 9:30am returning 4:00pm

High Tea and Vines

The Southern Highlands


Enjoy the magnificence of Spring in the Southern Highlands whilst sampling three of the best boutique vineyards award winning wines before travelling to one of the Highlands grandest estates, Milton Park Country House Hotel for high tea with french bubbles!

The colourful garden of Milton Park is considered by many to be the greatest garden in Australia, inclusive of about 10,000 trees, rare varieties of shrubs and plants, a forest of 5,000 cypresses & pines, at least 200,000 bulbs accompanied by 100,000 forget-me-nots, more than 100 maples & rare rhododendrons, over 50 camellia, nearly 2,000 metres of box hedging, 400 rose bushes, an avenue of 40 giant elms and at every turn and vista, individual specimens of rarity, splendour and historic interest.  Milton Park’s world renowned garden was designed by the English School of Landscape and remains the only work undertaken outside of Europe by that esteemed academy.

Inclusions: Bottled water, boutique wineries wine samplings, high tea with a glass of French champagne.

Please contact us with your tour date.

Departs Bowral 9.45am, returning 4.15pm

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A Grand Day Out 

02 4866 7787