Southbound Escapes Tours

Southbound Escapes Tours
89 Campbell Street, Narooma

Southbound Escapes is a luxury travel company specialising in carefully curated short escapes designed to showcase the very best of the South Coast of NSW with a special consideration for sustainable tourism. They know your time is precious, so they have selected several unique escapes ranging from one to four days in duration

Begin your incredible journey the moment you are met by your friendly professional driver. Sit back and relax while being driven throughout your tour in your own private luxury car. With their extensive knowledge of the area you will discover the hidden secrets of the South Coast and begin to feel like a local in no time.

Your luxurious accommodation is carefully selected for both comfort and a truly authentic, local experience. Gourmet meals will be prepared by their internationally-trained private chefs using fresh, seasonal and local produce, featuring the famous South Coast seafood. Treat yourself in world-class restaurants.

Their escapes are experiential and interactive. Their intention is for you to discover the stories of this land from its ancient Aboriginal culture, to its abundant nature and wildlife, to the origins of its delicious cuisine and its clever and passionate producers.

Ultimate Food and Wine Tour – Private Full Day Tour – Departs from Narooma

Highlights and Inclusions:

Pick from your accommodation in the Narooma area
Full day transport luxury car with driver/guide
Wine tasting at three local Wineries
Two course lunch at Mimosa Winery
Central Tilba private walking tour with Tilba Cheese Tasting
Minimum

Travel to the historic town of Central Tilba, where you will have some time to sample delicious cheeses made locally at the ABC Cheese Factory as featured on The River Cottage Television series. Explore the shops and learn about the history of the town and surrounding land.

Enjoy a private wine tasting at one of the best local vineyards Rusty Fig Wines. This privately owned vineyard looks over spectacular Gulaga Mountain and produces incredible wines with some unusual varieties. Marvel at the numerous deserted beaches, native birdlife and breathtaking scenery on the drive from the Rusty Fig Winery to the Mimosa Winery. This stretch of coastline is unbelievably beautiful.

Enjoy private wine tasting at the Mimosa Winery and a two course lunch at the winery with paired wines. After lunch spend some time in Bermagui taking in the dramatic coastline including the Blue Pool and Bermagui Wharf.

Return via the Tilba Valley Winery and Ale House for a private tasting.

Full Day, Land – Motorised, Food and Wine Tours

Ultimate Food and Wine Tour  - Private Full Day Tour - Departs from Narooma

 

Aboriginal Cultural Walk at Bingi Dreaming Track, Moruya and Bodalla – Seven Hours – from Narooma

Learn about the Aboriginal culture, history and stories from their respected local Aboriginal guide, as she walks with you along the Bingi Dreaming Track.

This spiritual walk is spectacularly beautiful, and you will gain many fascinating insights into this ancient culture. This experiential tour will see you taking part in a traditional smoking ceremony, learning about bush tucker, ancient sustainability practices and so much more. See native kangaroos in the wild.

Enjoy a three-course lunch in a renowned Moruya restaurant which showcases the very best of the local produce with paired Australian wines. Visit the historic town of Bodalla including the Bodalla Dairy Shed famous for its award-winning cheeses, milk and ice creams.

Inclusions: Full day transport in a luxury car with driver/guide, Aboriginal guided walk, and Three-course lunch with paired wines.

Land – Motorised, Cultural and Theme Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Basic

Aboriginal Cultural Walk at Bingi Dreaming Track, Moruya and Bodalla - Seven Hours - from Narooma

 

Full Day South Coast Explorer Tour – Departs from Narooma

Highlights and Inclusions: Full day transport in luxury car with driver, two-course lunch and oyster farm tour, wildlife park entry, private tour and animal encounter. Please note this tour is not available in the VW Kombi.

The Far South Coast is largely undiscovered, spectacular and incredibly beautiful. Visiting the towns of Tathra, Bega, Merimbula, Pambula and Eden, this Far South Coast Explorer tour highlights the beautiful beaches, rolling hills, local produce, stunning scenery and native wildlife.

Stopping at a wildlife park you will encounter native animals including kangaroos, koalas, wombats and dingos with your own private tour of the park. Experience the joys of cuddling a koala or feeding the kangaroos (the animals have limited human contact each day so depending on booking and availability, this may change accordingly).

Lunch today will be at a restaurant in Pambula regarded for showcasing the best local produce including oysters from their own oyster farm. Enjoy the tour of the oyster farm and discover all there is to know of Australia’s oldest aquaculture and oyster farming practises.

Family Friendly, Full Day, Land – Motorised, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Basic

Full Day South Coast Explorer Tour -  Departs from Narooma

 

Private Full Day Tour – The Tilbas – Departs from Narooma

Highlights and Inclusions:

Full day transport in luxury vehicle with driver/ guide
Lunch
Aboriginal Story Telling with local Yuin Nation Elder
Guided walk through the National Trust Village of Central Tilba
Private cheese tasting at the Tilba Cheese Factory.

Meet local Yuin Nation guide at the foot of Gulaga Mountain which is highly significant to the First Nations people and learn all about the local Aboriginal culture and dreaming stories relating to the Gulaga Mountain. Enjoy morning tea at Mountain View Farm which is one of the areas oldest dairy farms and is one of the most beautiful properties in the area.

Continue to Central Tilba where you will meet your guide for a walking tour of Central Tilba and learn about the mining days in the 1800’s. You will have some free time to browse in Tilbas’ exquisite boutique shops. Enjoy a cheese tasting at Tilbas’ local Cheese Factory, world-famous for its award-winning cheeses.

Lunch today is at the Tilba Valley Winery on the banks of Corunna Lake. Enjoy a private wine tasting and lunch on their new deck overlooking the lake. Relax and enjoy the scenery in this stunning location.

Family Friendly, Full Day, Land – Motorised, Cultural and Theme Tours, Food and Wine Tours, Shopping Tours, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Basic

Private Full Day Tour - The Tilbas -  Departs from Narooma

 

E-Bike Half Day Tour – Departs from Narooma

One of the most beautiful things to do in Narooma is to take a bike ride along the Narooma to Dalmeny cycle track. The 21 kilometre round trip route hugs the stunning coastline on a cycle track that was built by the community. Starting from the Narooma Wharf spot giant sting rays, pelicans, fish and sometimes even seals and continuing along the track to the Narooma Bridge with panoramic views across the Wagonga Inlet to Gulaga Mountain in the distance.

From here continue on to the Mill Bay Boardwalk and on to the numerous breathtaking beaches all the way to Mummaga Lake in Dalmeny. At certain times of year you can spot whales breaching (May to November) or dolphins frolicking in the waves. On the return take the track to Fosters Bay and take in the views over the Wagonga Inlet.

Explore the town of Narooma. Marvel at the seal colony at the Australian Rock lookout and take in the views to Montague Island from the Narooma Golf Course. Cycle to Surf Beach and view the magnificent Glasshouse Rocks. This half day tour will give you plenty of time to explore. Enjoy morning/afternoon tea at a chosen view point. (Included)

Family Friendly, Half Day or Less, Land – Self Propelled, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Cultural and Theme Tours, Food and Wine Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Basic

E-Bike Half Day Tour - Departs from Narooma

 

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