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Gourmet Pawprints: Dog Friendly Valentine's Day

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by Olga Junek (subscribe)
I am an academic and writer living in Melbourne. I love to travel and I also love writing about all the things Melbourne, regional Victoria and other parts of Australia have to offer.
Event:
Celebrating with your dog
Do you want to spend Valentine's Day on a dog-friendly adventure? Here are a few to choose on or around February 14th, 2019. All are organised by Gourmet Pawprints, the Melbourne tour company specialising in outings and adventures for dogs and their owners.

Gourmet pawprints Walking Tour Williamstown
Image: Gourmet Pawprints


Thurs 14 Feb 2019


Doggy Walking Tour of historic Williamstown.
Why not go on a 5km walking exploring the history of Williamstown with your fur-kids followed by fish and chips and a walk on the foreshore admiring the city views and lights. Return to a bygone era and find out about the ghosts who wander the pubs, the hulks who housed the prisoners and the rich, colourful maritime past.

Information
Meeting time is 6pm. Please arrive on time to ensure the essential dog socialising.
Meet at the Western end of the Esplanade Public Park, Williamstown - off-leash dog area near Hatt Reserve and Cole Street. If you are at the Williamstown Football Club you have gone too far East.

Cost
45 pp. $10 per dog

Inclusions
Personalised guided tour
A piece of fish, chips and salad dinner picnic box. Fish can be grilled Barramundi or fried flake.
Bottle of water for each adult
Pooch water

Friday 15th February

Paws and Pours High Tea

How good would it be to take your dog to afternoon tea? Well now you can with Gourmet Pawprints.

Gourmet Pawprints Paws and Pours High Tea
Image: Gourmet Pawprints


Pop on your most stylish dog walking shoes to join other dogs and their owners for an afternoon in the Yarra Valley on this great Dog-Friendly Experience. Bella, the dog welcoming bus will chauffeur you on this indulgent foodie journey and stops for a leisurely walk around Lilydale Lake. Sip a glass of sparkling overlooking the majestic vines and nibble away on an array of hot and cold canape goodies. This is an afternoon to celebrate being with your dog and to enjoy some of the regional delights the area has to offer.

A selection of hot and cold high tea canape style goodies with a glass of sparkling wine and tea/coffee will be served. While you are enjoying your food and drink, your dog will get his or her own personalised dog treat.

Information
Meeting
Meeting time is 11:30 am. Please be on time to ensure the essential dog socialising.
Meet at Rest Stop G (circular toilet block) The Boulevard, Port Melbourne. There is free all day parking along the beachside.

Cost
$125pp. $10 per dog

Inclusions
A selection of hot and cold high tea canape style goodies with a glass of sparkling wine and tea/coffee
Personalised dog treat.
Experienced and professional team from 11:30pm - 5:30pm


Sunday 17th February 2019

Doggy Winery Tour - Melba Trail


Gourmet Pawprints Winery Tour
Image: Gourmet Pawprints


Bella, the dog welcoming bus, will chauffeur you to one of the great wine regions of Victoria. There is a seat for you and your dog and all you have to do is sit back, pop your paws up and relax and enjoy. Each tour is handcrafted and includes a pooch massage and movie over lunch from the professional dog carers.

Information
Meeting
Meeting time is 8:30am. Please be on time to ensure the essential dog socialising.
Meet at Rest Stop G (circular toilet block) The Boulevard, Port Melbourne. There is free all day parking along the beachside.

Cost
$200 pp. $20 per dog

Inclusion
2-course course lunch with a glass of wine
Light morning snack on board Bella .
2-3 wine tastings
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Why? For dog-friendly experiences with your best loved pooch
When: Check website for different meeting times for the 3 tours
Where: Walking Tour -Williamstown, Paws and Pours High Tea - Yarra Valley; Winery Tour - Melba Trail, Yarra Valley
Cost: From $45-$200 per person, $10-$20 per dog
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