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Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip

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Hobart, Australia
Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip

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icon6 to 8 hours  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Spend the day at Moorilla Estate for a unique Tasmanian winery experience that includes world-class art. You’ll start with a ferry ride and admission to Mona (the Museum of Old and New Art), known as much for its underground labyrinth-like architecture as for its art collection. Then enjoy a seasonal lunch, followed by a tasting and behind-the-scenes tour at Moorilla Estate, which continues to make ‘best of’ lists since it opened in 2011.
  • Moorilla Estate winery tour and tasting with admission to Mona and round-trip ferry from Hobart
  • Discover the architectural wonder that was built underground to house Mona (Museum of Old and New Art)
  • Hear commentary from the ferry captain during the ride to the winery, and check out the onboard sculpture collection
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Main course with matched wine
Tutored wine tasting
Museum Entry
Return ferry travel
Guided vineyard tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
A minimum of 2 travellers is required
12 Franklin Whrf , 12 Franklin Whrf, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

This is a self-guided experience. Meet at Brooke St Pier 15 minutes prior to departure. You will take the 9:15am MR-1 Fast Ferry to Mona and Moorilla, located north of Hobart in Berriedale. No hotel transfers.

9:00 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
Your tour starts at the Mona Ferry Terminal in Hobart for the 30-minute ferry ride along the River Derwent (when booking, select a ferry departure time, which determines how long you’ll be at the estate). During the ride, take in the custom-designed ferry’s interesting interior touches, from a cow sculpture to seats shaped like sheep.

Home to art and artifacts from Walsh’s private collection, the museum boasts a variety of items, from Greek coins to Egyptian mummies to daring modern art. Just as noteworthy is the design of Mona itself, an architectural stunner built mostly underground with 64,550 square feet (6,000 square meters) of exhibition space laid out like a labyrinth, which you can explore at your leisure.

Next, head to Source Restaurant for lunch. Enjoy any main meal, paired with a glass of wine from Moorilla’s Muse or Praxis Series and sweeping views of the vineyard, Derwent River, and Mount Wellington.

Continue with a behind-the-scenes tour and wine tasting in the vineyard, the second oldest in Tasmania. Learn how the grapes are handpicked, crushed, pressed, fermented, and matured, and how new and old artisan winemaking techniques are used to craft fragrant, elegant wines. Your host will provide an overview of the history of the region and winery, as well as information on the different grape varieties grown on site. The tasting features ten wines, including a selection from Moorilla’s prestigious Cloth Label Series.

When your time at Moorilla is up, catch the 5pm return ferry to Hobart.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Mona, the Museum of Old and New Art, is Australia's largest privately-owned gallery and museum. Showcasing the diverse collection of its owner, Tasmanian gambler and maths nerd David Walsh, Mona exhibits everything from ancient Egyptian funerary objects and modernist masterpieces to a word waterfall and a machine that mimics the human digestive system.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Moorilla Estate Winery
Cool climate wines at Tasmania’s second-oldest vineyard and state-of-the-art winery.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • The site is accessible. Please consult with staff to seek alternatives to stair access.
  • A moderate amount of walking is required.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Moorilla Estate
You can cancel up to 7 days in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 7 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • Any changes made less than 6 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • For a 50% refund, you must cancel 3–6 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Moorilla Wine Meets Mona Art Day Trip.

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star-1
Crap tour
Rene_H
, Apr 2022
What a terrible experience from start to finish. Went to pick up tickets a day prior and was told if we didn’t have a order number for our tickets she could not help us. We paid for the tickets several weeks prior and confirmation of payment via email and to pick up the tickets from the Mona kiosk. After having paid $190 per ticket, having to argue the point that we had confirmation she then happened to find our tickets. This was not a god start. On the day of the tour we got there to secure a good visual point on the ferry. Once boarding started and moving towards the check in point we were told that our tickets were not valid. We then had to stand aside whilst one the the crew members went to check what was going on. By this point everyone had boarded the ferry and we had to wait for the crew member to return with valid tickets. Again this was not a good experience. The tickets handed back to us looked exactly the same as the ones first given to us. Hence being the last to get on the ferry where was standing room only. What a tour from hell. Would never recommend this to anyone. Oh and make sure you bring your face mask with you which was only told to us minutes prior to boarding. Everyone was scrambling to find face masks . Some people had go back to there car or go and purchase some. Worst experience ever the whole day was spoiled by incompetence from start to finish.
star-5
A must do!
Dorothy_L
, Aug 2021
The Ferry ride was lovely & relaxing, Mona was incredible, staff all around are so helpful and friendly and the food amazing
star-1
Viator is dreadful as a 3rd party supplier
Jennifer_S
, Mar 2021
Viator as a 3rd party provider were dreadful. The information was incorrect and there was absolutely no value in having been directed and booked via their website. The Ferry and Mona and Moorilla Winery are wonderful and well worthwhile but book them directly, DO NOT go via Viator as you will receive incorrect information that will ruin the experience for you. We have recommended that MONA remove Viator as a supplier.
star-4
MONA EXPERIENCE
cate_m
, Mar 2020
Unfortunately we did not go to Moorilla as we spent too much time at MONA. Mona is awesome, fascinating, thought provoking and an amazing experience. Having pre-booked tickets and ferry was great. I am sure Moorilla would have also been great but we opted to miss this, as we had been to many wineries previously but there is only one Mona.
star-5
Great Birthday gift.
Jacki_S
, Mar 2020
This was a birthday gift for our two Adult Children on a mountain biking holiday. They report that it was an absolutely excellent day with no complaints. Text photo's of the meal confirms that it too was excellent. All in all a great day relaxing before hitting the trails again.
star-5
Great day
Emily_B
, May 2019
This package was a great combination of ferry, MONA admission, delicious lunch, and fun wine tasting. Really nice collection of activities and I would definitely do it again. One thing I'd mention is that this really isn't a tour - all of the activities are self-guided and the only time you're with others on a tour is during the wine tasting, otherwise you're on your own. This may be exactly what you're hoping for, or different than what you expected. All in all, a great day!
star-5
Great tour ,very well organised...
Patricia M
, Mar 2018
Great tour ,very well organised ,staff helpful and friendly.Sunday afternoon a concert on the large winery area for everyone,wine,sunshine,music and good food what more do you want!Tip ask to go to Jetty 2 if you think the 99steps are too much ,a golf cart picks you up.Good value for money for the whole tour.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Excellent sea transport. Really...
David B
, Jan 2018
Excellent sea transport. Really interesting museum. Great wine tour and wonderful wines. Highly recommend.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
MONA is a one-of-a-kind museum in...
ERIN C
, Nov 2017
MONA is a one-of-a-kind museum in every respect. There is a tremendous amount to see, so give yourself maximum time in the Museum. This is not an organized tour, meaning that there is not a guide and you do not spend time with other travelers. The MONA staff explain how to enter the museum and they are helpful. The restaurant and starting point for the winery tour are in the same location - a separate building just behind the museum building.
star-5
MONA is definitely worth the trip and...
Allen G
, Dec 2016
MONA is definitely worth the trip and this tour was the best way to see the museum.
star-5
I have been to a lot if different...
Pamela_B
, Jul 2016
I have been to a lot if different museums, but this one is quite unique. Loved the ferry ride over as it was a beautiful day. The lunch included at the wine bar was superb. Not sure if the time allowed for wine tasting is quite enough. Would go back to Museum again!
star-2
Winery tour was a good intro to the...
Maurice T
, Jun 2016
Winery tour was a good intro to the history of the estate and workings of winemaking which was an eye opener. Guide Dave was friendly and we tasted some wines straight out of the barrel and tanks! Lunch consisted of cold cuts which was not great and art work was too eclectic.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-2
Unfortunately our tickets were not...
Ernie C
, Apr 2016
Unfortunately our tickets were not available as they should have been at the ferry terminal. This caused some frustrating delays which we were told was the fault of the company we booked with, Viator! Once we got that sorted out the rest of the trip went smoothly including the lunch which was delicious. We decided against the winery tour and returned on the 3 o'clock ferry it's a long day with lots of walking and steep steps.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Excellent day starting with pre...
Lisa M
, Apr 2016
Excellent day starting with pre boarding on ferry. All staff we encountered on the day were friendly and helpful. MONA an experience, lunch at the wine bar lovely and the winery tour very informative and wines great. We would recomend the experience to anyone.
star-5
Was worried we had too much time but...
Boyd P
, Apr 2016
Was worried we had too much time but in the end we could have done with another 30mins. Gallery is magnificent. Lunch was delicious and service very attentive. Wine tour during vintage still accessed all areas and was informative and entertaining. All round great day out. Would hesitate to recommend.
star-1
There was no advantage in pre...
Deb T
, Feb 2016
There was no advantage in pre purchasing tickets as you can easily buy them at the wharf before boarding the ferry. Our viator tickets weren't recognised and therefore we had to wait until it was sorted. We paid a considerable amount extra for the viator tickets and received nothing more than if we had organised the tour ourselves. Do the Maths and save your money.
star-1
We arrived at the MONA Terminal in...
Elizabeth L
, Feb 2016
We arrived at the MONA Terminal in Hobart and nobody knew this tour existed. It wasn't until the lovely people at the wharf assisted to ensure the rest of our day was organised and available for us by calling the Museum and Winery for us. We also thought it would be a guided day, not a self managed day. Very disappointing.
star-5
This was a great day not to be...
Pascale T
, Oct 2015
This was a great day not to be forgotten for a while. A great package indeed in all accounts
star-4
Lovely day. MONA was very interesting...
Diana D
, Aug 2015
Lovely day. MONA was very interesting. Lunch was tasty. Winery tour very informative.
star-5
Amazing set up. Exhibition is very...
Mary W
, May 2015
Amazing set up. Exhibition is very in face and up there. Hobarts main attraction plus cafe and Resturant are top shelf whilst tour offered insight into a slick operation.

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