Gin Creations & Central Coast Delights

Gin Creations & Central Coast Delights

Tour itinerary and highlights:

  • Private luxury tour
  • Distillery Botanica Private Gin Making Class
  • Personalised Gin made by you including your unique label
  • Morning tea provided
  • Gin tasting and snacks
  • 2 Course lunch plus wine, beer or soft drink – Terrigal beach restaurant 
  • Beachfront walk of the Terrigal Esplanade 
  • Chocolate Factory Tour 

08.00AM Departing from Sydney, we travel north to the picturesque Central Coast Region.  Enroute we will stop for morning tea/coffee refreshments.

Our destination this morning is the unique Distillery Botanica. Independently owned by astute herbalist and master distiller Philip Moore, this delightful distillery is set amongst three acres of tranquil and enchanting gardens. One of the seasoned team is ready to guide you through the art of crafting your very own bottle of gin. You’ll begin amidst the lush greenery of our gin garden, where you’ll hand-select herbs and botanicals to infuse into your bespoke gin creation. While your concoction simmers to perfection, immerse yourself in the fascinating world of distillation, delving into the rich history of the distillery, all while treating your taste buds to an array of delectable snacks and a complimentary tasting. As your gin takes shape, design and print a personalised label to adorn your masterpiece. Once complete, indulge in a refreshing G&T crafted with your very own gin. This hands-on experience offers a unique opportunity to capture a piece of Distillery Botanica to take home with you.

Having no doubt worked up an appetite, it’s time to head to lunch at the charming coastal town of Terrigal, famed for its broad golden sand beach, tranquil lagoon, and seaside vibe.  At your restaurant overlooking the rolling waves, you will enjoy a 2-course lunch from the a-la-carte menu with a glass of beer wine or soft drink.

After lunch, time to stretch the legs for a stroll along the Norfolk pine-lined Esplanade to soak in the view before we commence our return drive to Sydney.  A final stop at the Chocolate Factory is available to browse the different flavours and make any purchases. Return via the freeway to Sydney and your hotel, arriving at approximately 4.00pm 

Inclusions: Private touring as per itinerary, Morning Tea Refreshments, Distillery Botanica Private Gin Making Class, 2 course lunch with one beverage of choice at waterfront restaurant, and bottled water on board

Departures: Daily Wednesday – Sunday from Sydney City Hotels. Recommended pick up at 08.45am and returns to
hotels at approximately 4:30-5.00pm. – Monday/Tuesday’s on a request basis.

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NEW PEAK SEASON CANCELLATION POLICY APPICABLE FOR PRIVATE CHARTER BOOKINGS HELD 26 DEC – 2 JANUARY INCLUSIVE

Cancellation within 14 days of travel date booked will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee.

Gin Tour Central Coast

Our exclusive gin tour on the Central Coast is a journey designed for gin enthusiasts and those keen to explore the exquisite world of gin distillation. Nestled between lush landscapes and stunning coastlines, the Central Coast is home to some of the finest gin distilleries, offering a perfect blend of scenic beauty and premium spirits. This tour promises a comprehensive and delightful experience, highlighting the region’s top distilleries and their unique gin creations.

Scenic Drive and Arrival

As we travel to the Central Coast, you’ll be treated to stunning views of rolling hills, coastal landscapes, and charming towns. Our luxury vehicles ensure a comfortable and enjoyable journey, setting the perfect tone for the day ahead. As you approach the Central Coast, the fresh coastal air and serene environment prepare you for an immersive gin experience.

First Stop: Boutique Gin Distillery

Our first destination is a renowned gin distillery on the Central Coast, celebrated for its artisanal approach to gin making. Here, you’ll experience a detailed gin distillery tour on the Central Coast, where the distillers will guide you through the entire process. From selecting the finest botanicals to their distillation techniques, you’ll gain insight into the artistry that goes into every bottle. The tour is both educational and engaging, offering a deep appreciation of the art and science behind gin production.

Gin Tasting Session

Following the tour, indulge in a gin tasting on the Central Coast, where you can sample a variety of gins produced at the distillery. Each gin offers a distinct flavour profile, reflecting the unique combination of botanicals used. The tasting is guided by an expert who will help you discern the subtle notes and characteristics of each sample, enhancing your understanding and enjoyment of the spirit. This session is a highlight, allowing you to savour the exceptional quality of Central Coast gins.

Exploring the Gin Culture

The tour continues with visits to several other boutique distilleries, each offering a unique perspective on gin production. You’ll meet passionate distillers, learn about their inspiration and techniques, and, of course, taste their signature creations. This exploration of the local gin scene provides a well-rounded and enriching experience, showcasing the diversity and creativity of Central Coast gin makers.

Lunch at a Local Eatery

After a morning of gin exploration, enjoy a leisurely lunch at a charming local eatery. The Central Coast boasts a rich culinary scene, and we’ve selected a restaurant known for its delicious, locally sourced dishes. Whether you prefer fresh seafood, gourmet salads, or hearty mains, there’s something to satisfy every palate. The relaxed atmosphere and beautiful surroundings make for a perfect dining experience, complementing your gin tour.

Afternoon Distillery Visits

The afternoon is dedicated to further gin tours on the Central Coast, with visits to more distilleries that highlight different aspects of gin making. Each stop offers a unique experience, from experimental small-batch distilleries to larger operations with state-of-the-art facilities. You’ll have the chance to see various distillation methods, taste exclusive blends, and even purchase your favourite gins directly from the producers.

Unique Gin Experiences

Some distilleries offer additional experiences such as blending your gin or exploring botanical gardens where ingredients are sourced. These interactive elements add a fun and personal touch to the tour, allowing you to take home a custom-made gin or gain a deeper appreciation of the natural ingredients that define each spirit.

Relaxation and Scenic Views

Between distillery visits, take time to relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Central Coast. Whether it’s a stroll along a pristine beach, a visit to a quaint coastal village, or simply soaking in the views from a lookout point, these moments of leisure enhance your overall experience. The natural charm of the region provides a perfect backdrop for your gin journey, making it as refreshing as it is enlightening.

Luxury Travel Experience

Our tours are conducted in custom luxury vehicles, ensuring your comfort throughout the day. With spacious seating, climate control, and all modern amenities, you can relax and enjoy the journey in style. Our smaller group sizes ensure a more personalised experience, allowing for ample interaction with guides and distillers. The attention to detail and commitment to quality make our tours a cut above the rest.

Personalised Touch

We have the flexibility to cater to your specific interests and preferences. Whether you have a particular distillery in mind or wish to explore a certain aspect of gin-making, we can match the tour to your desires. Our goal is to provide a unique and memorable experience that reflects your passion for gin.

Book Your Gin Tour

Our gin tour on the Central Coast is an immersive experience of the art of gin making. From the scenic drive and engaging distillery tours to the delightful tastings and beautiful surroundings, every aspect of the tour is designed to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience. Join us and discover why the Central Coast is a premier destination for gin lovers.

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