Food and wine-focused things to do near Sydney

If you’re a lover of getting out in nature and a lover of delicious food and wine, then we have found some fantastic activities for you. Living in Sydney NSW, we’re lucky enough to be close to many stunning National Parks. And even if they’re not that close, it’s a great excuse to get away and explore some of the wonderful places our state has to offer. 

From indulgence treks to canoeing with canapes, we’ve found some great activities. And all of them combine a love of nature with a love of delicious food and wine. 

Blue Mountains deluxe guided day tours

The knowledgeable guides of AEA Luxury Tours will take you into the heart of the Blue Mountains. Here you’ll discover waterfalls, wildlife, and scenic wonders in the stunning surroundings of this World Heritage site. And, to top it all off, you’ll enjoy delicious local food and drink. 

Women’s 4-day Blue Mountains indulgence trek

What better way to spend time with your girl friends than exploring the Six Foot track in the company of amazing women. It’s the ultimate active girl’s getaway with GirlsTrek.

Tasting tours through the Blue Mountains 

Do you love nature and fine food? Then this Higher Ground tour could be for you. Taste wine, beer and delicious culinary delights as you venture out in the Blue Mountains. 

Wildlife, waterfalls and wine tours on the South Coast

This Local Travel Planner’s big day out is a great way to see native animals as well as enjoy delicious food and wine. You’ll have a private koala encounter, hand-feed wallabies, kangaroos and emus, take a leisurely stroll to the waterfall, eat a delicious lunch, as well as taste the wines at an award-winning boutique winery. 

Guided nature weekend in Orange

Lokale Blumen are here to help you reconnect with nature and your creativity, in the unique sub-alpine surrounds of Orange. You’ll be taken on a wild weekend journey where you’ll meet local winemakers, producers, conservationists, botanists, chefs, food foragers and creators with a passion for seasonal and regional living. You’ll forage for edible mushrooms, embark on a unique bushwalk, experience high-altitude wine tasting and more. 

Hawkesbury farm-to-plate oyster tasting tours

Calling all seafood lovers, this one’s for you. Just one hour from Sydney, you’ll climb aboard the Sydney Oyster Tours boat. You’ll visit a working oyster farm and then set up on a secluded beach in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park for a unique white tablecloth dining experience. 

Canoes, cool-climate wines a canapes

Head downstream to the Kangaroo River on the South Coast, in the Morton National Park in Kangaroo Valley for this must-do experience. Here you’ll take a seat in a custom-built double canoe and float down the river taking in the breathtaking scenery. Then you’ll indulge your taste buds with fresh canapes and cool-climate wine – pure bliss. This Wildfest Tour is one to savour and enjoy. 

Women’s Blue Mountains hiking and yoga retreat

Take yourself away for a few days of hiking, practising yoga, and enjoying gourmet food with the Women Want Adventure tour – in the surroundings of the beautiful Blue Mountains. 

Private wine tours in the Southern Highlands

Sample delectable food and wine as you explore the Southern Highlands with Your Sydney Guide. You can make the day what you want – it’s your day after all – as you dine on delicious cuisine, sip on delightful wine, and get to know the best of the area.