The Tasting Trail
A walking tour uncovering the delicious culinary delights of Orange, NSW
Enjoy a morning stroll discovering the best gourmet gems, history of Orange and an Indigenous food experience.
Platter of local produce for lunch
Try bush tucka
Learn about edible native plants
Your fully-guided tasting tour includes:
● Meeting an Indigenous elder who’ll share his knowledge of Indigenous food culture and edible native plants
● Your chance to taste genuine bush tucka; damper with chutney and lemon myrtle tea
● Wandering through the historic town centre hearing the stories of local landmarks
● Learning why the region is one of Australia’s most exciting and food and wine destinations
● A charcuterie platter overflowing with locally produced food
● A downloadable guide to indigenous plants
Your morning stroll is an easy, flat walk (approximately 1 kilometres), suitable for all levels of fitness.
Get to know Orange with passionate local guides.
9 am to 12 noon
2 to 11 guests
Tasting Indigenous bush tucka, lunch of delicious local produce, friendly local tour guide
$149 per person
Tour starts and finishes at The Orange Visitor’s Centre on Byng St
Looking for a full day tour? We can arrange it. See our custom tours for further options.
We accept dine & discover vouchers. Enter the code ‘dine&discover’ in the promo section when booking online. You must present your voucher for scanning at the start of the tour.
Nicole entertained us with her local knowledge during the historic walking tour. The indigenous cultural experience was entertaining and informative and the bush tucker was delicious. All the locally sourced food was extremely fresh and delicious. I would highly recommend Nicole from Country Food Trails in Orange.
Sumptuous locally sourced food
Nicole did a great job showing us the historic highlights of Orange, including an indigenous food tasting and a sumptuous locally sourced food platter. Thanks Nicole.
Didn’t want it to end
We had a great time with Nicole, she knows her subject, so interesting that you don’t want it to end. 3 hours passed so fast, we should have booked an entire day trip. Highly recommended.
A feast for the senses
The much anticipated day finally arrived! I was in Orange for Food Week.
This event stood out for me when I was doing research for events – there were a variety of tours offered by the company, all sounding interesting. I went for the Tasting Trail & it did not disappoint. Fortunate to have Nicole with her passion & expertise. She was also very helpful when I was planning my visit with suggestions on making my Orange experience memorable.
I simply loved meeting Gerald at Comm Garden – very knowledgeable & fun guy who baked beautiful macadamia nut & wattle seed biscuits plus damper with bush relish served with lemon myrtle tea. Some left over & we were invited to take some for later. The bush relish, lemon myrtle marmalade, wattle seed & saltbush made great gifts for family & friends.
It was great having Nicole share the local history.
During my stay, I tried to visit a few of the eateries Nicole had mentioned and will be baking Gerald’s biscuits very soon to wow my friends!
Many thanks to you wonderful folks. The saffron tour is enticing so hope to be back soon!!
Meet your tour guide, Nicole
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 you won't find anywhere else.
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.
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Got a question or want to enquire about last-minute availability? Call Nicole 0402 650 190