The Ale Trail
Brewery tour and beer tasting in Orange, NSW
Exclusive behind-the-scenes tours and beer tastings that definitely make for a fun Saturday afternoon.
A private behind-the-scenes tour, not open to the public.
A true farm-based brewery experience with gorgeous rural vibes.
Pioneer Brewing Co
Visit the farm and site of this award-winning local brewery.
Meet passionate brewmasters and learn about crafting local brews.
We’ve partnered Orange’s best breweries to give you an indulgent afternoon of awesome ales and brilliant brews.
Your private brewery tour includes:
● An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour and tasting at Badlands Brewery
● Visting the award-winning Pioneer Brewing Co. where they grow the grains and make the beer on-site
● An immersive tasting and tour, incorporating Pioneer’s stunning rural views
● 2 glasses of wine or soft drink for non-beer drinkers
Step into the world of Craft Beer Brewing, where our innovative local brew masters are incorporating the abundance of locally grown produce into their beer making, turning Orange into one of Australia’s fastest-growing craft beer producing regions.
1.30pm to 6.30 pm
2 to 11 guests
Private driving tour (means you can relax and enjoy the scenery and beer)
Tasting fees, brewery tours, private transport, friendly local tour guide
From $195 per person, depending on number of guests
Complimentary pick-up and drop-off
Nicole Farrell is the founder of Country Food Trails and has been an Orange local for most of her life. With years of experience taking small groups on textile safaris of India and Morocco, Nicole knows how to plan a tour that's fun, flexible and filled with exciting hands-on experiences.
A focus on sustainable agritourism
At Country Food Trails, we're committed to practising sustainable tourism and running zero waste tours. We use cloth napkins and reusable containers, cups and cutlery. We'll happily take home food scraps to feed to our chooks.
We contribute to Greenfleet to offset our carbon emissions.
What if I don't drink beer?
If beer’s not your thing, you can still join in the fun of the brewery tours and experiences. We can offer soft drinks or local wines (where available) as alternative beverages for you.
Can we visit a winery instead of 2 breweries?
Yes. We can customise this private tour to suit your group. Call Nicole to chat.
Can I book this tour for 2 people?
Yes. To be COVID safe, our driving tours are for private group bookings only. We can cater for any small group between 1 and 11 people. The price of your tour depends on your group size.
Is this tour suitable for children?
If you’re travelling with children, we recommend booking a custom tour so we can plan a more family-friendly experience. We’ll be glad to tailor a tour the whole family will enjoy.
Got a question or want to enquire about last-minute availability? Call Nicole 0402 650 190