Site Tours

Tour 1: Duranbah Trial Site – Tropical Fruit World – Husk Distillery

Duranbah Trial Site

The future of your industry could be growing within this patch, nestled among the rolling hills of coastal Northern New South Wales.

Hear from experts about the process of trialing new varieties, check out the ‘best bet’ options and get an insight into just how close the next big thing in bananas is.

Tropical Fruit World

The link between fruit farming and tourism.

This family owned business – currently run by three dedicated generations – grows more than 500 fruits from around the world and has a focus on environmentally sustainable practices.

Husk Distillers

Driven to create new and unusual spirits, Husk Distillers creates distinctly Australian agricole rum, from cane grown on their own property, as well as their famous, colour-changing gin.

Only opening its cellar door in 2019, you’ll get the chance to see their paddock to bottle philosophy in action and taste Spiced Bam Bam (spiced Australian Rum), Pure Cane (unaged agricole) and Ink Gin.

Tour Inclusions: Coach transfers, entrance fees, lunch and refreshments.
Tour timing: Please arrive at 0930 hours for a strict departure at 1000 hours with the return time at approximately 1600 hours. All timings are subject to change.


Tour 2: Visy – Riviera – Rocky Point Mulching

Visy

Using state-of-the-art technology, Visy produces packaging for some of the biggest names and industries in the world. Starting as a ‘humble cardboard manufacturer’, they come a long way in 60 years of packaging production, providing solutions for any problem and improving sustainability.

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of their innovative Board production facility at Stapylton.

Riviera

Australia’s premium luxury motor yacht builder.

A fascinating insight into one of Australia’s biggest names in boating and what it takes to produce a world-class premium product.

Rocky Point Mulching

An award-winning sugar cane farm and sugar cane mulch processing plant.

The Keith family were named the 2016 Farmers of the Year, for their focus on environmental sustainability, renewable resources and recovery development.

An excellent example of diversification, the former ‘traditional cane farmers’ now produce a huge range of products, from mulch and potting mix to animal bedding.

Tour Inclusions: Coach transfers, entrance fees, lunch and refreshments.
Tour timing: Please arrive at 0930 hours for a strict departure at 1000 hours with the return time at approximately 1600 hours. All timings are subject to change.