Join one of our daily tours, themed to take in the best that the region has to offer. From Tweed River cruises and seafood feasts to boutique Gin Distillery tours.

Tasting Plate Tours has something to offer even the fussiest food and drink connoisseur!

All tours commence at 9.00am in the lobby of Mantra on Salt and return by 4.30pm. Free pick ups and drop offs are offered from selected hotels in the Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed and will be confirmed on booking.

The maximum group size for any Tasting Plate Tour is 8 guests. Private tours can be arranged for larger groups, please contact us on for a quote.


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Fruits of the Sea

The fertile soils of the Tweed have led to some amazing fruits on the land and sea to be grown in the region. Explore Tropical Fruit World this morning on a guided tour and see first-hand the range of produce available, wander the streets of the historic town of Tumbulgum before boarding a river cruise along … Continue reading Fruits of the Sea

The Art of Food

Wednesday is market day in Murwillumbah. Start the morning with an array of delicious French Pastries and coffee before heading to markets to sample local produce & meet the farmers. From here, journey into the heart of the Tweed and to the base of Mt Warning for a tour of the gardens of Mavis’s Kitchen, followed by … Continue reading The Art of Food

Tea & Espresso

The coffee and tea culture is abundant in this idyllic climate. We start the day exploring the hidden gems of Currumbin, then set off through the picturesque valleys into NSW. Murwillumbah is sure to surprise with its chic café culture. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants before heading to Madura Tea for a tour of this iconic tea plantation. We … Continue reading Tea & Espresso

The Distiller

  Who needs wine! The Northern Rivers is home to two of the best craft Distillers of Gin and Rum in Australia, as well as craft breweries of all sizes. Join us for a day of tasting as we take a tour of  Cape Byron Distillery – home to the award winning Brookies Gin, and … Continue reading The Distiller

Tempted in the Tweed

Enjoy a Tasting Plate Tour of some of the Tweed’s iconic restaurants, including Fins, Osteria, Taverna and Paper Daisy. A touring day of spectacular scenery, fresh local food and award-winning restaurants. Enjoy a progressive day of food experiences with all food and a glass of wine included at each restaurant visited. Day of operation:      Saturday … Continue reading Tempted in the Tweed

Back Roads of Byron

Spend the day exploring the hinterland of the Tweed Byron and discover their many secrets, visiting farms, providores and renowned Restaurants, enjoying tasting plates of their most popular local fresh dishes. Day of operation:      Wednesday through to Sunday Price:                           $199 per person Tour Includes All touring in luxury vehicles Pick ups form … Continue reading Back Roads of Byron