Richmond Abalone-Oysters-Wine & Food Tour
ABALONE TOUR ITINERARY INCLUSIONS
- Tasmanian Tour Guide
- Pick up from your Accommodation/Ship at 10:00am
- Complimentary Bottled Water
- Mt Wellington Summit
- Sandy Bay & Battery Point
- Jackman & McRoss Morning break
- Richmond Village & Richmond Bridge
- Pooley’s Winery – Wine Tasting
- Coal River Farm lunch Not Included
- Frogmore Creek – Wine Tasting
- Barilla Bay Oyster – Tasting
- Tas Live Abalone – Tour and Tasting
- Drop off back to your Accommodation/Ship at approximately 5:00pm
LUXURY HONDA ODYSSEY 2 TO 6 PASSENGERS (& TOUR GUIDE)
Duration: 7 hours approx
Our fist stop, Mount Wellington Summit also known as ‘Kunanyi’, the Aboriginal name. With breathtaking panoramic views at 1271m above sea level. Enjoy the Derwent River, Storm Bay, rolling mountains and the Derwent Valley
We drive through to Hobart’s prestigious suburb of Sandy Bay, excellent waterfront views of the Derwent River and interesting harbour sights. The University of Tasmania and the well Sandy Bay Beach to take in the perspective of one of Hobart’s beautiful southern suburbs. We stop for 10 minutes to smell Sandy Bays fresh sea air and great bird life
We drive back to the historic suburb of Battery Point
Jackman & McRoss, with a charming vibe and a great reputation for coffee pasties & savouries. Popular with locals and travellers alike for the very friendly service.
Your choice of tea/coffee/fruit juice or soft drink
If you are hungry love pasties and want a bit to eat before lunch this is the place to buy it,
We travel over the Tasman Bridge on to Richmond, Tasmania’s most popular destinations, steeped in history, hub for food and wine lovers. Nestled in the heart of the Coal River Valley, the village is famous for its elegant Georgian architecture, with beautiful heritage buildings dating back as early as the 1820’s, now housing galleries, tea shops, craft boutiques and the oldest bridge in Australia 1823 Richmond Bridge.
You have half an hour to explore the Village.
Wine Tasting Included
Pooley Wines was established in 1985 by the late Denis and Margaret Pooley. They planted ten rows of Riesling and seven rows of Pinot Noir on their first property at Campania near Richmond, both properties consistently winning awards.
Gourmet Travellers Wine Magazine Awards 2014, 2015, 2017 & 2018
Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Grigio, Riesling
Lunch Time at Coal River Farm restaurant, real Australian farm cuisine with there own farmy twist. They take the best seasonal produce from the local Coal River Valley and their very talented chefs turn out some modern takes on classic dishes.
All other items on the menu are made fresh on site including the bread baked daily, everything from the condiments and pickles in their dishes to the smoking of the fish and other meats is done right here.
Please pay for your lunch at end of your meals.
Tasting platter consisting of pork rillette, beef cheek terrine, hot smoked salmon, pear relish, pickled cucumber salad and crisp breads 27
Smoked wallaby salad, blue cheese cream, walnuts, brioche croutons, Spanish onion 25
Sauteed gnocchi, hot smoked salmon, fresh curd cheese, thyme, lemon and rocket 27
Broad bean falafel, pomegranate molasses, pickled radish, dressed greens and tahini 23
Roast pork belly with carrot puree, beetroot, cauliflower, mesclun and caramelised onion 27
Farmers lunch. Grilled speck, hot smoked pork loin, pickled egg, tomato relish, rye toast, triple cream brie, roast tomato, confit mushroom 25
Slow roasted lamb shoulder with red wine jus, potato gallette, roast leek and green beans 28
Shredded leg ham, spiced pumpkin and triple cream brie empanada with roast capsicum salsa, mint riata 26
Rocket, Spanish onion, beetroot and seeded mustard vinaigrette 7
Sauteed green beans with pine nuts, caremalised onion and olive oil 7
Roast pumpkin with fresh curd, thyme and paprika oil 7
Farm baked bread with thyme and native pepper butter 5
We make all our cheese right here and offer our best eating of the day to be enjoyed on the farm.
A selection of our cheeses with crisp breads, apple paste, dried fruit and grapes
Selection of two cheeses 20
Selection of three cheeses 26
Our crafty chocolatiers are continually combining new and interesting flavours to make their delicious chocolate creations. Choose from our handmade chocolate selection or simply ask us to put together a selection of our favourite chocolates for you.
Small plate of six chocolates 14
Large share plate of twelve chocolates 24
After Lunch we are off to Frogmore Creek’s Cellar Door in the Coal River Valley as one of the most noted destinations to visit in the area. Tasting opportunity to taste wines from across their brands and the diverse varietals that we produce. Speak with our knowledgeable team about Tasmanian cool climate wines, whilst over looking the vineyard and surrounding valley.
From Frogmore Creek we travel back towards Hobart stopping at Barilla Bay for very fresh oysters !!
- 12 Fresh Barilla Bay Oysters Plate for 2
- 18 Fresh Barilla Bay Oysters Plate for 3
- 24 Fresh Barilla Bay Oysters Plate for 4
- 30 Fresh Barilla Bay Oysters Plate for 5
- 36 Fresh Barilla Bay Oysters Plate for 6
After half a dozen oysters each we shows you the working factory and tasting of Abalone. Their premises are export approved and are required to meet stringent standards to maintain our accreditation. Tas Live Abalone primarily exports a variety of Premium Wild Abalone products to international markets around the world.
Abalone is available to purchase see a few product below – Prices subject to change
Abalone Canned 120g $ 33.00 There is 1 abalone in the can, because we can only fit one in there. You have to remember all our products are wild caught not framed.
Sea Cucumber 100g $ 33.00 Australian wild prickly sea cucumber is caught in the coral sea. Size range is from 10cm long up to 40cm
A Grade Green Lip Dry Abalone 100g $ 99.00 This is the world’s best quality of beautiful taste ahead of a Japanese product. The basis of taste is inhabited a deep place than a normal abalone and is born by truly pure water of Tasmania and special seaweed.
Trophy Grade Dry Black Lip 3 Head 100g $ 200.00 is the world’s best quality of beautiful taste ahead of a Japanese product. The basis of taste is inhabited a deep place than a normal abalone and is born by truly pure water of Tasmania and special seaweed.
TOUR CAR – EXTRA FACILITIES
- First Aid Box
- Fire Extinguisher
- Current First Aid Certificate