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Harvest Home and Fowles Winery day trip

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  • Experience flight as it used to be on a fully restored DC-3
  • Fly to the renowned Strathbogie Wine Region in central Victoria
  • Taste eight specially curated wines at Fowles Winery, Avenel
  • Relax for a long lunch at Avenel’s historic Harvest Home
  • Depart Essendon at 10am and return approximatelly at 4pm.
A short, but extraordinary flight aboard the historic DC-3, you will travel north to experience just some of Victoria’s best kept secrets.
What's Included?
Historic DC-3 flight
Check in at Shortstop Jet Charter’s VIP Lounge at Essendon airport where you will meet your Captain and crew. Flying north to Mangalore airport (nearSeymour), you will experience flight as it was before the days of mass travel, relaxed and comfortable, with plenty of legroom.
Fowles Winery
Be transported to the award-winning Fowles Winery in Avenel where experts will guide you through a specially curated selection of 8 wine tastings. From ‘Ladies who Shoot their Lunch’ to ‘The Ginger Prince’, you might have difficulty choosing a favourite!
Harvest Home
Then, on to Harvest Home for lunch. This is a one-of-a-kind heritage venue and boutique restaurant.
Head Chef Martin Golding prepares a feast of modern Australian fare for you to share on your table. The bespoke drinks list features offerings from local award-winning wineries and distilleries. So many beautiful spaces to sit, wine and dine, you won’t ever want to leave. Where would you like to be seated? The French-style garden, or the opulent dining room, or the ‘pink room’ with working fireplace and poolside views?
Price: $395.00 per person
 Tables subject to availability – book early!
 Our next available date is 24th July 2022
Don’t miss out on THE JUMP SEAT
The ‘Jump Seat’ is an extra seat in the cockpit just behind the pilots, used by a check pilot to oversee crew performance in their regular assessment and competency flights. This seat is available for a passenger to occupy during take-off or landing at an extra cost of $75 one way.
For bookings or further information, please contact Julie on 03 9379 9299 or