Monday 13 October 2014

Air Adventure Launch New Tour – The Great Wagyu Adventure – Australia's Longest Lunch

Air Adventure has just launched an exciting new tour, The Great Wagyu Adventure. Takeoff from Melbourne's Essendon Airport and embark on what is sure to be a day that will not be forgotten.

“To be able to offer a tour that incorporates three iconic Australian experiences in two states (South Australia and Victoria) in the one day is pretty exciting,” said Air Adventure's Managing Director, John Dyer.

Take off is at 0830 hours onboard the Outback Jet, capable of cruising speeds of over 300 knots (560kmph) means that in just 50 minutes guests will land amongst the vines of Coonawarra in South Australia.

Upon landing, guests are whisked across to Wynns Estate for a behind the scenes tour before slipping into a lab coat to try their hand at wine making.

“it's a fascinating hands on experience where you can blend to suit your own tastes and then take a bottle home with your own personalized label” said Dyer.

Next stop, the multi award winning Mayura Station in Millicent. Owner Scott deBruin purchased their first live full-blood Wagyu cattle from Japan in 1998 with a vision of producing and marketing highly consistent, premium quality Wagyu beef. Today their 1130-strong herd is raised on a 6000-acre property located in the heart of South Australia's Limestone Coast.

“Here guests enjoy a 3 course lunch showcasing the diversity of this premium beef product, one course includes the signature 'Brand 9+' cut which retails at A$250 per kg.” Said Dyer. There is also the opportunity to purchase Wagyu beef at cellar door prices.

“Each course is matched with a museum release Coonawarra fine wine,” Dyer added.

The return trip completes this memorable experience with a scenic orbit of the iconic 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Road. Arrive back in Melbourne at 1700 hours.

Get a group of friends together for a special celebration or for no reason at all, $1,190 per person all inclusive for a minimum of 6 guests. For bookings call 1800 033 160/+61 3 5572 1371or email or visit

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