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The Chefs Tour

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Indulge in savory Tasmanian saffron and truffles while you meet and talk to the owners and growers of some of the world's most expensive food products. Enjoy panoramic scenery as you travel Tasmania's North West Coast in comfort on this epic gourmet tour.

The Chefs Tour

Sink your teeth into tasty truffles and saffron from Kentish, catch spectacular farmland and ocean views and peruse the Town of Murals on this iconic luxury tour in Burnie. Your tour includes a scenic coastal drive aboard a luxury vehicle with the convenience of a pickup from your port in Burnie. You'll also get a chance to meet with the gourmet growers of some of the most expensive, high-quality food in the world with a stop in the Kentish region and stroll through and admire the murals of Sheffield. With stops for stunning valley views from Forth Braddons Lookout and a chance to sample truffles and award-winning wine, this tour is ideal for foodies and photographers!

Your tour starts with a relaxing scenic drive aboard a luxury vehicle that takes you from your port along the coastal route of northwestern Tasmania to behold lush farmlands, historic towns, and iconic beaches like Penguin and Penguin Beach along the way. Admire the majestic water views of the Bass Strait from the comfort of the plush seats of your luxury vehicle and stop to snap photos of Australia's largest and smallest penguins and watch wildlife as you drive along the Ulverstone coastal road. Grab your camera to catch stunning views of Cradle Mountain, the ocean, vast farmlands with red volcanic soils, and more with a stop at Forth Braddons Lookout.

Continue with a stop in Kentish to indulge in gourmet goodies of truffles and saffron. Tasmania is known for its high-quality, locally grown produce thanks to a combination of rich soil, clean water, and air and abundant green landscapes, and Kentish is world-renowned for having some of the best and most expensive food. Embrace the sweet aroma of truffles and saffron as you indulge in each morsel during a meet-greet-and-dine session, where you'll also get a chance to talk to Tasmanian saffron and truffle growers and owners. Feel famous and rich as you whet your palate with award-winning wine and enjoy the delicious, fresh truffles and saffron.

Wrap up your tour with a stop in Sheffield - the "Town of Murals" located at the base of Mount Sheffield. While this historic rural town is nestled quietly at the beginning parts of the Cradle Mountain Valley region, Sheffield attracts 200,000-plus visitors every year, including street artists who come to see its iconic murals. Take a stroll through this historic town and admire some of the 60-plus magnificent murals that depict the history and culture of the region before heading back to your port.

With the chance to indulge in tasty truffle bites from gourmet growers to admiring monumental murals in a historic town, this is an outdoor odyssey you don't want to miss. Reserve your spot on this luxury-infused tour today and enjoy the beauty that surrounds Burnie.

About Shore Excursions Group
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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $179.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic, Cuisine
Tour Duration
6 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided
Lunch is included with wine pairing.
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are also suggested.
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Minimum age to participate is 18 years old.