South Coast Crafted Tour – The Ultimate Distillery, Brewery and Pub Experience

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South Coast Crafted Tour

The Ultimate Distillery, Brewery and Pub Experience

Allow South Coast Journeys to host your next buck’s / hen’s party, birthday or corporate event. This 1 Day Tour incorporates a range of tasting experiences for the refined drinker including craft beer tastings at Hopdog Beerworks, Crooked River Winery and spirit tastings at Sidings Distillery. Transport includes a car fridge on the bus (BYO).

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The Responsible Service of Alcohol applies at ALL LOCATIONS.


Sit back and relax as South Coast Journey’s bus takes your group south to Hopdog BeerWorks Nowra. Best done with a coffee from your favourite local cafe.

We do have a Northern route which starts at Glenbernie Orchard, for Darkes Cider – Howler Apple Cider tastings and learning about the history of turning a family run farm into a local boutique apple cider producer.

See below for more details of Northern options.

Mid Morning

Learn the art and Science of making a range of craft beers with Tim at Hopdog BeerWorks, whilst quenching your thirst with samples of each.
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Rest of the Day!

From here there are many options as we head north back to Wollongong. From the ye old pubs of Berry, to the some great bars between Gerroa and Kiama that sell a range of craft beers and spirits.

One must is the Blue Swimmer at Seahaven that update their range of local craft beers weekly. Here we can experience 3 tastings and may choose to stay for a lunch of gourmet burgers or fish tachos among other tasty delights.

All this overlooking

Another option is to do an Uncle Joe’s Australian Pale Ale and wine tastings at Crooked River Winery.


There are many options to choose from the gourmet food of the wineries to a bistro lunch of fresh seafood at Gerroa Boat Fisherman’s Club to a BBQ on the beach.

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Once again we can tailor the afternoon to your groups interest from enjoy a late afternoon drink in the beer garden at Jamberoo Pub before returning to the Wollongong region for some of the options below.


You can choose from some of the Wollongong options including The Illawarra Brewery, Five Barrels Brewery, the Howlin Wolf Bar (Whisky) or Red Square (Vodka).

Please note the Northern Route can include these venues along with the Scarborough Hotel: Where you can have a Thirroul brewed Long Board beer and take in the ocean views AND the Headlands Hotel.

South Coast JourneysHave a drink and bistro lunch bistro in the beer garden offering a relaxed, casual style of dining or Jose Jones – Thirroul’s top culinary experience with an exquisite range of hand craft beers.

You can then sit back and relax as we depart back for home – arrival time approximately 6:00 pm.

Groups can choose to charter the bus for longer.

We take charter group bookings (Prices may vary depending upon numbers, Groups of 6 – 13 are preferred. Larger groups up to 25 can be arranged with enough notice).

This service also includes pick up and return from your designated Hotel, Motel or home address.

Call / Text Hamish 0421 497 604 to Book or for more information.

These 1 Day Tours are available Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. All tours are subject to availability and availability of key venues.