Doggo Gumboots and Gin

Put on your most colourful gumboots, grab your pooch and join us for a day of walks, wine and gin tasting in either the Yarra Valley or the Bellarine Peninsula. Bella the Dog Friendly Bus is cosy and comfy for all paws to stretch out, have a chat to their friends, or just lick the scenery. There are easy walks to enjoy and lunch is in an undercover space where the dogs can relax under the table. Our talented team will be there to pop a picnic blanket under the table, organise the water bowls, or take the dogs for an extra walk. Humans enjoy a 2 course lunch and wine, followed by gin tasting. Our small group, boutique styled tours are carefully designed so you can get in the groove with other like minded folks with your dog at ease.


Book Now10am - 5pm

Yarra Valley
Sun 19 Jun 2022
Sun 10 Jul 2022
Sun 7 Aug 2022
Bellarine Peninsula
Sun 24 Jul 2022
Sun 14 Aug 2022
Sun 28 Aug 2022

  • 2 course lunch with a glass of wine
  • All tasting fees for wine and gin
  • Doggo walk - choice of guided or self- paced with off leash time
  • Peeps and Paws chauffeured on Bella the Dog Bus
  • We will take of all the preparation from Vet checks to booking the venue with your dietary requirements.
  • Seriously all you have to do is come along for Pawfect experience
  • Experienced team to facilitate dog socialisation before boarding, so dogs are Happy, Healthy and Safe with their new friends
  • Bella has air-conditioning, dog seat belts, seat covers, blankets and plenty of space.
  • Water for all guests

What is not included

  • Additional wine, gin, cider, beer,soft drinks or produce purchases at any of the venues.
  • Photos from any photographic sessions.
  • Transport to and from meeting point.
  • Please note it is not possible to join the tour at any other meeting point as we need to do the essential dog socialising before boarding Bella, besides we have so much fun on the bus.

Yarra Valley

We kick off with some essential dog socialising to allow them to meet and greet their new doggo friends safely. Then all aboard Bella for a leisurely drive out to the Yarra Valley.

Take a stroll with us around Lilydale Lake will get the paws warmed up (3km) or maybe do a shorter walk at your own pace with some off leash time to get the noses twitching.

Then it is off to the picturesque Rochford Winery in the heart of the Yarra Valley. The dogs get to lounge at your feet while you enjoy wine tasting, lunch and gin tasting.

With loads of space to explore on lead, there is time to take another stroll.

Our talented team will be there to assist, create the magic on board Bella and ensure a relaxing day with your dog

Bellarine Peninsula

Bella will chauffeur you to Geelong where you will enjoy a coastal walk from Rippleside Park to Eastern Beach Reserve. Then it is all aboard to Scotchmans Hill Winery for a 2 course lunch and glass of wine outdoors in their stunning garden setting with the doggos resting on picnic blankets. Then a stroll along the paths to The Bellarine Distillery for gin tasting outdoors.

Pesky but important information

  • AFTER you have booked you will need to complete our Guest Details Form. This must be completed for each adult and dog attending within 3 days of your booking. Your assistance with this is necessary for our preparation.
  • All Adults must be fully vaccinated for Covid 19 and be able to provide a physical or digital evidence of a vaccination certificate (except if exempt according to the Victorian Government criteria).
  • All dogs must be desexed at the time of tour, sorry no exceptions for any reason. This is important to ensure all dogs are able to interact safely and respectfully.
  • Dogs experience the world through scent and having de sexed and entire dogs together can cause issues
  • All dogs must have a current vaccination for annual Canine Cough and to a 'C5 level'. We will contact your vet to verify these details from the information you provide in the Guest Details Form.
  • All guests must be 18 years or over
  • Only 2 dogs per person
  • No retractable leads or correctional style collars as these can present hazards in groups and on the bus.
  • It is essential your dog is in good health and able to socialise with other dogs and humans.
  • Whilst we understand sometimes circumstances change, unfortunately there are no refunds once a booking has been made.
  • If the tour is cancelled due to extreme weather we will transfer you to the next available date.
  • If you cannot make the date you have booked, we must receive 2 weeks notice to transfer you to an alternative date
  • If 2 weeks notice is not able to be provided there is a $50 administration fee per booking.
  • There are no transfers within 3 days of the tour date and 100% of the ticket price will be forfeited if you are not able to attend
  • Full T&C's HERE
  • Meeting time is 10am and we recommend you arrive 15minutes early for the essential dog socialising.
  • Meet at Port Melbourne - Westport Reserve
  • Please note it is not possible to join the tour at any other meeting point as we need to do the essential dog socialising before boarding Bella, besides we have so much fun on the bus


  • We can cater for all dietary requirements, including Vegan
  • Please specify your dietary requirements in the Guest Details Form which will be sent after you book and must be completed by each adult and dog on your booking, please include any food allergies.
  • Please bring any medications you require with you on the day.

All walks are optional and dog pram friendly

Yarra Valley

Lilydale Lake - 3km around the lake or take a shorter option at your own pace

Bellarine Peninsula

Coastal walk - 3km from Rippleside Park to Eastern Beach Geelong

Scotchmans Hill to The Bellarine Distillery - 2.4km along the grassed paths.

We offer small group boutique style tours where you get to meet  other Peeps and Paws. This provides for a welcoming environment for solo travellers and friends alike.

Bella The Dog Friendly Bus has 45 seats, so you will have plenty of room with larger dogs getting 2 seats

This tour is capped at 15 dogs