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Kangaroo Island - Food & Wine Day Tour

SAMPLE some of Atherton Tablelands best farm gate produce and cellar door tastings.
Below are some of the places we may visit on this tour.
See the busy Ligurian Bees (originally imported from Italy) produce their amazing-tasting honey at Island Beehive and Clifford's Honey; enjoy some Bay of Shoals wine; and experience some Emu Ridge Eucalytpus and Emu Bay Lavender produce along the way.  Visit Kangaroo Island Spirits where you can indulge in gin, vodka and liqueur tasting. A day tour to tickle the taste buds and tingle the senses. A food lover's adventure.
Tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run. (maximum group size 20)
* Wine Tastings
* Cider Tastings
* Gin, Vodka & Liqueur Tastings
* Tour of Eucalyptus Distillery
* Scones & Tea/Coffee
* Light Lunch 

Tableland Trail - Food & Wine Day Tour


Island Beehive is owned by Kangaroo Islander, Peter Davis.  A passion for bees and honey permeates the island beekeeping community with which Peter is intrinsically linked.


Peter was born on Kangaroo Island and and grew up around bees kept as a sideline on the family farm. Being one of the first, and now amongst the biggest organic honey producers in Australia, Peter is a leading voice in the honey production industry in Australia and is pro-active in protecting and promoting the Ligurian Bee heritage. Peter is constantly looking for ways to mentor and encourage people in the production of honey and bee products.


The Island Beehive Company has eight other producers contracted to supply honey. They are expanding their production to enable supply to other markets.


Bay of Shoals Wines is located 5 minutes north of Kingscote and overlooks the Bay of Shoals and Reeves Point, the site of the first settlement in South Australia.


We produce a range of award-winning wines including Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Savagnin, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sparkling Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tawny and Vintage Fortified as well as several red blends.


Awarded 49 Medals in wine shows and twice winner of the Gramp Cup for Champion Wine in show.


Enjoy a glass with one of our platters while taking in the magnificent view over the vineyards and the Bay of Shoals, or sample our range of wines in our famous Pelican Glasses while enjoying the captivating view over the Bay.


The Emu Ridge Eucalyptus oil distillery and retail shop has been a popular Kangaroo Island tourist attraction since 1991, and we are now the only Eucalyptus oil distillery in South Australia.


We manufacture 100% pure Australian Eucalyptus Oil, which we sell – along with a large range of associated products.


The business provides a craft gallery retail area not only for our own art, craft and products, but also provides an outlet for over 30 other local producers. We have a huge range of locally produced souvenirs available for you to buy, and we market a range of other Australian made oils and products.


Our business also houses the cellar door for Rookery Wines, complimented with a full bar license, Cheese platters and tea and coffee facilities available.


Kangaroo Island Spirits specialising in handcrafted premium Australian Spirits, is South Australias only boutique distillery. Known as KIS, the company is a micro distillery and our award winning Gin, Vodka and Liqueurs are all produced at our Distillery on Kangaroo Island.


We produce our products with a philosophy of ‘Slow Spirits’,  a phrase derived to describe spirits made in a style similar to ‘slow food’ ie; using high-quality fresh local and seasonal ingredients, being prepared with care, produced passionately, and made using traditional processes and recipes. There are no oils added to our spirits.


Our cellar door provides a memorable opportunity for visitors to taste our products, absorb the island's culture and hospitality, and enjoy one of the island's must-see experiences.


While here, try a signature affogato, or our exceptional coffee, absorb rustic charm, spirit history and quirky atmosphere.

Established in 2001, Emu Bay Lavender Farm is located about 20 km's from Kingscote just on the outskirts of the small quaint seaside village 'Emu Bay'.


Emu Bay Lavender Farm has 10 different varieties of lavender which is harvested and distilled annually on the property. Enjoy shopping for your lavender products which are all made on the premises or sit and relax and enjoy your surroundings while trying Tony and Maria's handmade Lavender Scones with a cup of coffee or tea.


9:00 Pick up from your accommodation or Penneshaw Sealink Terminal. You will be greeted by Kangaroo Island Trails. The tour will commence with a drive to Pennington Bay.

09:30 - Arrive at Pennington Bay for a photo shoot. This is a stunning beach where dolphins and sometimes whales can be spotted surfing and frolicking in the water. Bring your camera!

10:45 - Visit  Clifford's Honey Farm and enjoy a tasting of the different variaties of honey on offer. Browse the gift shop and watch a video to learn about the history of the Ligurian Bees on Kangaroo Island.

11:15 - Visit Emu Ridge Eucalyptus and learn how a traditional Australian bush product is made at South Australia's only commercial Eucalyptus Oil Distillery. Emu Ridge is an excellent retail outlet that offers an extensive range of local products as well as tastings for Kangaroo Island Ciders. Enjoy a tour and learn how the distillation process takes place.

12:30 - Make our way back into Kingscote to enjoy lunch at one of the local cafe's.

13:30 - Make our way to Kangaroo Island Spirits. Sample handmade Gin. Vodka and Liqueurs. Enjoy the rustic surrounds! We recommend trying their specially made Honey & Walnut Liqueur Icecream.

14:45 - Head down to Emu Bay Lavender Farm and taste the amazing Lavender Scones while enjoying a tea/coffee while basking in the relaxing surroundings.

15:30 - Enjoy a wine tasting at Bay of Shoals Wines along with a cheese platter and learn about some of our local wines.


16:30 - Head back to accommodation

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Prices - $295.00 pp
Kangaroo Island Departures

This is a full day tour with a pick up from Kingscote, American River or Penneshaw 09:00am and returning at 5:00pm. This tour visits visits Pennington Bay, Clifford's Honey, Eucalyptus Distillery, Emu Bay Lavender Farm (Lunch can be purchased here), Drive through Kingscote, Island Beehive, Bay of Shoal Wines, and Kangaroo Island Spirits.

Adults - $275.00 pp

Child - $185.00 pp (2-14yrs)

Private Tours (Kangaroo Island Departures)  - Min. 2 people

Adults - $385.00 pp

Child - $238.00 pp (2-14yrs)