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Taste Bud Tours

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Address: Wellington St | Perth Train Station, next to the Horseshoe Bridge, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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+61 412 244 201
08:15 - 13:15
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Thu - Sun 13:15 - 18:30
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GOLD Medal Winner W. Australian Tourism Awards 2014 - "SPEED...

GOLD Medal Winner W. Australian Tourism Awards 2014 - "SPEED GRAZING" through Perth's Valley of Taste (Swan Valley) visiting 10 of the region's most delicious locations and enjoying 25+ different tasting opportunities packed into an exciting and fun-filled half day tour. Small personalised groups of 6-16 guests explore the award winning "Swan Valley Food & Wine Trail". Tours feature fresh seasonal produce, exotic coffees, lavender scones jam & cream, lavender tea, unique lavender wine, nougat, honey, cheeses, olives, roasted nuts, oils & dukkahs, ice-cream, chocolate, genuine Australian "bush tucker" foods, humane food, premium wines, preservative-free juices,and internationally awarded beers, alcoholic and non-alcoholic ginger beers and cider. Explore behind the scenes, meet the people, savour freshness, like sampling fresh produce from the patch, and many more amazing experiences. Tours operate am Wednesday and pm Friday, and am & pm daily Saturday and Sunday departing from the Tourist Bus Stand in front of Perth Train Station, on Wellington Street next to the Horseshoe Bridge, Perth as well as major central Perth hotels (by arrangement).

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Small-Group Tour: Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail
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A great experience wonderfully organised.

My husband and I did the "Savoury Afternoon Food, Wine & Beer Trail". Loris arrived promptly in comfortable transport to pick up our group of nine people, and during the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the "Savoury Afternoon Food, Wine & Beer Trail". Loris arrived promptly in comfortable transport to pick up our group of nine people, and during the first 5 minutes of the tour explained the history of the region we were to visit, and then we were able to meet the other people on the tour and... More 

Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Maureen for taking the time to provide a very detailed and insightful review of your Speed Grazing experience. The Swan Valley has so much to offer those who appreciate 'good food and beverage', so I'm looking forward to you joining Taste Bud Tours again in the future - perhaps this time on the Good Food Wine & Cider... More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on the "Savoury Afternoon Good Food, Wine and Beer Trail" tour. I found out about it through a Meetup group in Perth, and I have been looking forward to this for months! I went with 14 other girls and had an absolute blast. Loris is a fun, well-spoken, knowledgeable tour guide with a brilliant business model. We were given... More 

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Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your insightful and interesting feedback. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the variety of tastings on offer and the history of the region. For your information Twin Hill Wines are only licensed to provide tastings in the sample size cups, and as much as they would love you to enjoy a glass or two their specific... More 

Perth, Australia
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55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a few of the girls from my Meet Up group on the afternoon tour and it was a hit. There was a nice balance of booze, food and coffee. A lot of us are not from Perth so it was also an education session on the history of Perth. It is speed grazing so don't expect to spend... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It was great doing this tour in the morning, on our rainy day. The children (7,9,11) enjoyed it thoroughly too!

Thank Twietsia
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

The informative, relaxing cruise around the Swan Valley began in the City at around 1:30 pm on a hot day (37 deg C). The comfortable air-conditioned tour minibus took 4 couples, via Guildford, into the region to around 7 popular food and drink destinations. The en-route commentary by our guide and driver, Loris, was humorous and interesting, focusing on the... More 

Thank Rob G
Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Rob for taking the time to provide useful and practical feedback. Hoping you will join us again for perhaps the morning tour which offers additional 'tastes of the Valley' including unique bush tucker foods. The Guildford pickup may be more suitable for you as this offers free street parking as a bonus. Once again thanks for your insightful and... More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This morning, we went on a 'Speed Grazing the Swan Valley' tour with Loris from Taste Bud Tour. Really enjoyed all the places that she brought us to. The knowledge and hospitality shown by everyone we met were amazing. Will definitely be bringing our visitors to these places again. Tour is highly recommended for locals as well as tourists. Thank... More 

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Loris H, Owner at Taste Bud Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Shirley for taking the time to review. The enjoyment goes both ways as I really enjoyed your company and the "on the spot" feedback as we visited each venue. Your comments will be passed on to each venue so they feel appreciated as well. Looking forward to you both joining me again perhaps for the afternoon Good Food Wine... More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I live in Perth but, as is common, I don't see the sights until friends and family come to visit. This trip opened my eyes to so many wonderful, home-grown businesses not 20 minutes from my house. We will definitely be re-visiting most of these places. Loris was lovely and had an in-depth knowledge of the area. My mum and... More 

Thank cliffesther
1 review
Reviewed 4 February 2017

New experience with alsome history and tasty, I loved and recommend to have a great time with friends or family !!

Thank Larissa B
Geraldton, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Excellent tour guide - Loris is very informative and knows a lot about the local history. All of the staff from the various establishments that we visited were very helpful and friendly and more than willing to answer any questions we had regarding their produce. The variety of foods to taste was amazing and the speed with which we moved... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Brilliant tour, you get to go to so many different places and try a variety of things but you never feel rushed. All the locations were interesting and had great samples, the tour itself is very informative and all round a great day out. Highly recommend.

Thank sjwoods

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