On this popular day tour, you’ll meet famous four-legged former champions of Australian horse racing at the Living Legends property — 30 minutes’ drive north of Melbourne. Spend quality time with several retired racehorses, before heading off to a Macedon Ranges winery and boutique brewery for tastings. A classic pub-style lunch is also included in the tour price.
Peter B (via TripAdvisor)
‘My wife and I did this tour yesterday and thought it was fantastic. The scones for morning tea at Woodlands Homestead were fabulous. It was wonderful to see the ‘Living Legends’ looking so content in their retirement. Our guide Tamara did a fantastic job and made the day for us.’
'My wife and I did this tour yesterday and thought it was fantastic. The scones for morning tea at Woodlands Homestead were fabulous. It was wonderful to see the ‘Living Legends’ looking so content in their retirement. Our guide Tamara did a fantastic job and made the day for us.'- Peter B (via TripAdvisor)
This fabulous Living Legends Tour from Melbourne combines an encounter with the retired heroes of Australian horse racing, a wine tasting, a delicious lunch, and a visit to a boutique brewery in one relaxed and highly enjoyable day out.
On this tour you can opt for the convenience of CBD hotel pick-up or meet your guide at Federation Square. You’ll depart the city at around 9.30am and enjoy the picturesque drive to Living Legends at Woodlands Historic Park. Described as a retirement home for former equine champions, Living Legends has plenty of famous residents for you to meet — including Might and Power, Apache Cat, Brew, Fields of Omagh and Efficient.
Along with the opportunity to say ‘g’day’ to these magnificent animals, you’re likely to see kangaroos in their natural habitat and you’ll enjoy a lovely morning tea at the historic homestead.
The next stop on this Living Legends Tour from Melbourne is the quaint town of Woodend, which is home to the boutique Holgate Brewhouse. Here you’ll sample a generous selection of their craft beers, before enjoying a hearty lunch. Choose from a range of classic pub-style dishes.
Continuing on to the Macedon Ranges wine-growing region, you’ll enjoy a wine tasting at famous Hanging Rock Winery. This is one of the coolest wine regions in the country and the ancient landscape yields celebrated sparkling varietals, along with peppery pinot noirs and crisp, clean whites.
This friendly and relaxed Living Legends Tour from Melbourne has something to offer just about everyone — and you’ll get to see a beautiful part of regional Victoria as part of the deal.