We don't need to tell you of the renowned beauty of the King Valley, or its reputation for delicious Italian varietal wines and mouthwatering food.
The King Valley is a big place, however, with many quiet little corners and humble producers. In fact, we guarantee there's places you've not yet discovered - experiences soon to occupy a favourite place in your memories...
This journey will see you stay in elegant yet charmingly unorthodox accommodation, indulge in a brand new, exclusive wine experience with the Dal Zotto family themselves, walk to majestic falls and lookouts, visit historic wineries, unique micro-breweries and eat delicious local produce every meal of the day.
Oh, the places you'll go...
|Day 1||Valley View Glamping||-||Stay||Easy walking distance of wineries, cafes, a trattoria, beer garden and a craft brewery.|
|Paradise Falls||24 min/ 19 km||Do||The walk to the viewing platform (approx. 500m) is a well made stepped track perfect for all ability levels. True to its name...the place is paradise!|
|King River Brewing||24 min/ 21 km||Eat||Farmhouse style craft beer and pizza some people adamantly claim are second only to those at 400 Gradi in Brunswick (who once won best pizza in the world)!|
|Day 2||The Oven @ Cheshunt||7 min/ 6 km||Eat||Enjoy breakfast made with in-season, ethically grown and sustainable produce, plus (the pièce de résistance) house made bread made from house ground flour.|
|Dal Zotto Cento Passi (100 footsteps) Experience||5 min/ 5 km||Do||A brand new experience for wine lovers brought to you personally by the Dal Zotto family.|
|Atrium Restaurant||35 min/ 49 km||Eat||Known for their elegantly presented food, seasonal produce and vibrant menu.|
|Day 3||Powers Lookout||23 min/ 23 km||Do||The historical Powers Lookout (named after notorious bushranger Harry Powers) will take you 20 minutes and is 2 km.|
|Milawa Bakery Cafe||48 min/ 59 km||Eat||Milawa Bakery Cafe features delicious house-baked breads and pastries woven into a colourful menu. Have breakfast here and gather supplies for a picnic lunch.|
|Walkabout Apiaries||1 min/ 750 m||Do||A generational business offering a plethora of honeys, bee products and four kinds of delicious mead.|
|Hurdle Creek Still||6 min/ 6 km||Do||Small batch, high quality gins using local ingredients.|
|Taminick Cellars/ Black Dog Brewery||34 min/ 36 km||Eat||Indulge in some tastings and your picnic lunch at this generational winery and onsite micro-brewery.|
|Baileys of Glenrowan||10 min/ 7 km||Do||This 1870's certified organic vineyard contains some of the oldest plantings in North East Victoria. Try some powerful reds and globally acclaimed fortifieds.|
|Rinaldo's Casa Cucina||17 min/ 16 km||Eat||For delicious Italian cuisine paired with local wine and topped off with house-made ice cream, secure your table at Rinaldo's Casa Cucina.|
|Day 4||Restaurant Merlot at Lindenwarrah||30 min/ 40 km||Eat||Enjoy local produce and local artisans at their very best. Restaurant Merlot offers modern Australian cuisine in a fine dining setting.|
|Friends Track||36 min/ 35 km||Do||The picturesque Friends Track is a 4.6 km loop which should take approx. 2 hours.|
|Tatong Tavern||59 min/ 74 km||Eat||The quiet little watering hole known as Tatong Tavern exudes charm from the inside out with its English Style Country Inn design. Stop in for lunch as you head home.|