South Coast Craft Beer Brewery Tour – The Ultimate Craft Beer Brewery and Distillery Experience
Welcome to a South Coast Craft Beer Brewery Tour
South Coast Craft Beer Brewery Tour
The Ultimate Craft Beer Brewery and Distillery Experience
Allow South Coast Journeys to host your next Bucks or Hens party,birthdayparty, corporate event, girls weekend or boys weekend. This 1 Day Tour incorporates a range of tasting experiences for the refined drinker that may include: Craft Beer tastings and a gourmet lunch at Five Barrel Brewing,Illawarra Brewing Co., Reub Goldberg Brewing Machine, Bulli Brewing Co, The Illawarra Brewery, Stoic Brewing, Resin Brewing, The Daring Squire, Coal Coast Brewing Co. or spirit tastings at Headlands Distilling Co.
Craft Beer Paddles lined up for drinking on our South Coast Brewery Tour, at Illawarra Brewing Co.
The Responsible Service of Alcohol applies at ALL LOCATIONS.
Allow South Coast Journeys to host the ultimate South Coast Craft Beer Brewery and Distillery experience for your group. All tours include a visit to 3 breweries with 3 craft beer taster paddles and a gourmet burger(beef/chicken/lamb/vego) with chips. This tour can take you from the Northern Suburbs of the Illawarra ‘The Coal Coast’, through the inner city of Wollongong and some-times drifts as far South as Gerringong; through quaint townships and the rolling green hills of the South Coast. The area has a thriving Craft Beer culture where visitors have the unique experience of meeting the Brewers at the Brewery’s taphouse and get a sneak peak into the ‘art and science’ of making a fine craft beer.
Below is a few suggestions that we can incorporate into your itinerary. There are many options including adding a winery experiences and prices will vary depending upon numbers of guests and choice of inclusions. We also have a Southern Highlands Craft Beer Brewery Tour too!
Bucks party fun in Wollongong at Bulli Brewing.
Sit back and relax as South Coast Journey’s bus picks you up from your accommodation and takes your group to Reub Goldberg Brewing Machine in Tarrawanna. Enjoy 3 craft beer tasting paddle + a cup of complimentary pretzels in their family friendly taproom. This brewery has become a favorite with locals who enjoy dropping in to taste their latest crafty creations. Next we may head to Five Barrel Brewing. Learn the art and science of making a range of craft beers with Phil O’shea, the head brewer, whilst quenching your thirst with a 3 craft beer taster paddle. A gourmet burger lunch using fresh, local and seasonal ingredients accompanied by your choice of beer is great lunch option.
Craft Beer and Gourmet Burgers with chips at Reub Goldberg Brewing Machine
There are many options for Lunch: Some of our other favourites include:
Gourmet Burgers, Sliders and Wood Fire pizza’s at Bulli Brewing. Wash it down with Mick De Brewer’s latest crafty creations.
The Illawarra Brewery, can put on a spread of Steak or Fish n chips and salad. Of course while we are here we will have a 3 craft beer taster paddle.
Resin Brewing at Bulli has everything from nibbles to shared family meals. Yummo!
We will keep you up-to date on other Food Truck options to at all the local breweries too!
South Coast Lunch Options
If we are down the coast, the Blue Swimmer at Seahaven, is a boutique option. They update their range of local craft beers weekly. Here we can experience 2 craft bottled beers and may choose to stay for a lunch of gourmet burgers or fish tacos among other tasty delights. The Pubs in Berry, Shoalhaven Heads and Jamberoo, are other options. Some groups like to choose a bistro lunch of fresh seafood at Gerroa Boat Fisherman’s Clubor a gourmet lunch at a Shoalhaven Coast Winery.
Our refined drinkers at Stoic Brewing Co. Gerringong
Once again we can tailor the afternoon to your groups interest from enjoying a pale ale at Gerringong’s new kids on the block Stoic Brewing before returning to the Wollongong region for some of the options below.
You can choose from some of the Wollongong options including Illawarra Brewing Co.Why not add a 3 spirit tastings (Vodka, Gin and Illawarra Plum) and a half hour Grain to GlassTour at Headlands Distilling Co? It is highly recommended at $20-$30 per person.
Please note we do have a Northern Route. The Northern route which can start at Glenbernie Orchard, for Darkes Cider –HowlerApple Cider tastings and learning about the history of turning a family run farm into a local boutique apple cider producer, the Scarborough Hotel: Where you can have a Thirroul brewed Long Board beer and take in the ocean views AND the Headlands Hotel at Austinmer Beach,
Illawarra Brewing Co.
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.
For – Bus, Bus Driver / Tour Guide; 3 breweries with 3 craft beer paddle tasters at all 3 and a gourmet beef/chicken/lamb/vego burger with chips: 5-6 people = $180 pp; 7-8 people = $170 pp; 9-10 people = $160 pp; 11-15 people = $150 pp; 16+ people = $140 pp
Groups of 6 – 24 are preferred. Larger groups up can be arranged with enough notice.
This service also includes pick up and return from your designated Hotel, Motel or home address.
South Coast Journeys is the leading bus tour operator on the South Coast of NSW, with a reputation for providing quality customer experiences by combining fun and local knowledge on a wide range of guided 1 day tours.