Kangaroo Island has rapidly become known for its fine food producers, developing a reputation for passionate growers and premium produce. Taste some of the finest ingredients and beverages the island has to offer along the Cygnet River gourmet trail.

Begin with a visit to Island Beehive where local sheep farmer Peter Davis has diversified into the apiary industry, producing organic Ligurian honey and various other honey products as well as exporting Queen Bees around the world. The tour covers the honey production and bee biology and of course tastings of the finished product.

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Established by renowned Bordeaux winemaker Jacques Lurton in 2000, The Islander Estate Vineyards has since put Kangaroo Island on the map for cool climate varieties such as Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Semillon. Surrounded by native bushland, the purpose-built Wine Tasting room is a charming venue for a guided tasting of the Islander Estate range.

An easy hop away is Kangaroo Island Spirits’ tiny cellar door, where Jon and Sarah Lark use island botanicals to produce their award winning range. Learn about the small batch distillation process and sample an evolution of spirits from limoncello to local honey liqueur and rare Old Tom gin. An exclusive collaboration between KI Spirits and Baillie Lodges, baillies 9 wild gin includes a secret island ingredient that distinguishes it from imitations.

This bespoke experience visits a selection of island producers and includes return lodge transfers. Additional charges apply as shown.

Producer inclusions subject to availability and seasonal operation.