Category: Brewery and Distillery Tours

Category: Brewery and Distillery Tours

The Gold Coast has a new kid on the block running Brewery and Distillery Tours and they mean fun business!

Adam and Deb from Barefoot Downunder had to pivot their international tourism business after covid hit and borders in Australia shut. With the Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Northerns NSW and Brisbane craft beer and distillery industry really taking off like a rocket they figured what more do Aussies love more than getting together over a cold beer or gin and tonic?

It was a win-win for all and with their combined background in running tours, events and working in the food and beverage industry they wanted to bring visitors and locals together to experience all the amazing breweries and distilleries on the Gold Coast all the way down to Byron Bay in New South Wales.

Smooth Hoperator offer unique Brewery and Distillery Tours for all ages over 18 years and up and has something for everyone. They offer full and half day tours, private tours and charters from the Gold Coast and Byron Bay region, you can join them on their full day brewery tour where they are the only tour operator that visits 4 breweries in a day on the Suburb Sipper experience. If you are looking for more gin and spirits then their full day Hipster Sipster Tour brings you down into the Northern NSW and Byron Bay region to drink and taste amazing craft beer and spirits at 2 distilleries and 2 breweries.

Check them out as you will find something unique and fun to do with mates or family on their

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Barefoot Downunder (like many of other businesses) had to come up with new ideas and ways to re-invent themselves in order to stay in business due to the Covid-19 pandemic and international borders shut and state border closures.

Moving from Sydney back up to where their home is on the Gold Coast, they had spent many of nights with ice cold craft beers and local gins and rums brainstorming about what their next move would be as far as running a new tour experience. With the Gold Coast and the craft beer scene really taking off and Aussies having to stay in their own country to travel, it’s a no brainer and Aussies love to drink so what better experience to run other than a new craft beer and distillery tour for the locals in the Gold Coast and Byron Bay area!

Deb had worked at a local brewery years back in her hometown of Tempe, Arizona where her first love of craft beer took off and Adam, well lets be honest, he loved his beer from an early age! With an open mind and mouth they have a love for all styles of beer including IPA’s, Sours, Stouts, Pale Ales, NEIPA’s, Lagers to Pilsners and new flarours and fruits beers.  They have put away their hiking boots for now and are putting on their beer goggles to share their love of good craft local beer with new friends up on the Gold Coast and Byron Bay.

Brewery tours and Distillery tours on the Gold Coast and Byron Bay with Barefoot Downunder are now kicking off at the end of November – early December and it will be one experience you don’t want to miss! They will be taking guests to unique and beautiful locations where the red earthy soil and the lush tropical rainforest welcomes you in with fresh aromas that inspire the venues craft brews and spirits. Explore the farm, sugar cane fields, avocado and macadamia farms and take in veiws of Mt Warning while sipping on a gin and tonic or a Red IPA.

Barefoot Downunder’s exciting new Brewery and Distillery tours will take you to experience 4 different venues that are ran with passion and love. Kick back and relax with Barefoot Downunder as they safely move you around venue to venue, have a good yarn, a chat and a laugh enjoying a day sipping, drinking and trying new drops with locals and new mates!