THE TOURS

 

THE TOURS

Experience our stunning 4th generation family orchard and its bounty
on one of our fully-guided tours! Smell and taste your way through the seasonal
fruits on offer, and experience the magic of CORE where it all began….
Perfect in every season
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The Farmer’s Walking Tour

Take a stroll with us through our orchards which have become a true landmark for tourism in the region. Taste in-season fruit and house-made preserves at our Dragonfly Ponds down in the valley of the orchard while we whittle off a few yarns about the history and characters of our 80 year old orchard. 

  • Bookings required 1 week in advance
  • Duration approx. 45 minutes
  • Availability: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • Departure Times: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm
  • Seasonal Fruit and Jam tasting included
  • Cider tasting can be combined any tour for an additional fee of $9
  • Experience a delicious two course meal combined with your tour for $55
  • Tour Prices:

Child (3–12 Years Old) $5 
Adult  $25

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The Seniors Tour

Our tours are perfect for seniors! 
Whether it’s the Apple Express tour that captures your interest, or the Farmer’s Walking tour, our guide will be sure to deliver the most wonderful afternoon with lots to taste! 

  • Bookings required 1 week in advance
  • Availability: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • Departure Times: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm
  • Seasonal Fruit and Jam tasting included
  • Cider tasting can be combined any tour for an additional fee of $9
  • Farmer’s Walking Tour tour for $45, or with the Apple Express Ride for $50
  • Experience a delicious two course meal combined with your tour for $50
  • Tour Prices:

Farmer Walking Tour $20
Apple Express Tour $35

Read this great blog from Stella B from 'Seniorocity'
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The Apple Express Ride

Go on an adventure with the Apple Express! You can sit back, relax and take in all the beauty the orchard has to offer. Taste in-season fruit and house-made preserves at our Dragonfly Ponds down in the valley of the orchard.   With a fruit picking experience* (seasonal ) included in the tour, you will get to taste fresh fruit straight of the trees!  Please Note: participants are not permitted to take away bags of fruit.

  • Bookings required 1 week in advance
  • Duration approx. 1 hour
  • Availability: Wednesday & Friday
  • There has to be a minimum of 10 adults to start a tour
  • Maximum 25 participants can board the Apple Express
  • Seasonal Fruit and Jam tasting included
  • Cider tasting can be combined any tour for an additional fee of $9
  • Experience a delicious two course meal combined with your tour for $60
  • Tour Prices:

Child (3–12 Years Old) $10 
Adult  $35

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Tour Lunches

After having enjoyed one of our fantastic tours, you can sit down with a custom made ‘Tour Lunch’ menu with a view over the valley, or taste some of the homemade ciders that got you curious during your tour! 

* Note: the menu can be subject to change seasonally

Set Entrée:
Two Arancini and two Bruschetta (chef ‘s choice)
Mains ( To Choose From):

  • Pan fried Gnocchi with roast butternut pumpkin, brie cheese, pine nut crumb and sage (V)
  • Sirloin steak sandwich with bacon, lettuce, tomato, cheese, beetroot and onion jam, ciabatta bread and chips (GFO)
  • Pork Belly Burger with CORE chilli and cider glaze, baby cos lettuce, gorgonzola, green apple and jalapeno mayo and sweet potato chips (GFO)
  • Grilled fish of the day with roast potatoes, fennel, rocket, orange salad and Pith’d cider beurre blanc (GF)

Drinks
1 drink included between:
middy of cider, beer, glass of wine or any soft drink 
Senior Lunch Menu:
Main:
Fish or chicken with salad and chips 
Dessert:
Peanut butter brownie
Drinks:
1 drink between: 
Coffee, Tea, middy of any cider, beer, glass of wine or any soft drink

* A week in advance is required for the booking