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Experience a working truffle farm and enjoy a 3-course truffle lunch – SOLD OUT

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Join Mercure Canberra on a day trip to experience life on a working truffle farm, Macenmist Truffle Farm.

This day trip is a full-day experience and includes return transportation from Mercure Canberra to the Macenmist Truffle Farm which is located in the idyllic countryside near Bredbo.

Macenmist is a working truffle farm where you will participate in a truffle hunt with the truffle dogs followed by a true paddock to plate dining experience with a 3-course lunch in which you can taste the truffles produced at the farm. You will also enjoy a selection of wines provided by Mercure Canberra. Finish your experience with the opportunity to purchase truffles direct from the farm as well as a range of local produce. After departing the farm, there will be a scheduled stop at the wonderland that is Bredbo Christmas Barn, with an opportunity to purchase from the most extensive and unique Christmas store in Australia.

Experience details:

  • 8:45am: Meet in the lobby of Mercure Canberra and enjoy a coffee or cup of tea and a bacon roll on arrival
  • 9:15am: Depart Mercure Canberra via coach
  • 10:30am: Arrive at Macenmist Truffle Farm
  • 10:30am – 1:00pm: Experience farm life on a truffle hunt and learn about producing this world-famous ingredient. You will have the chance to interact with the producers, truffle dogs and other animals on this lively farm
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm: Enjoy a 3-course lunch featuring the farm’s own truffles plus a selection of wines
  • Time will be allocated for purchasing local produce after lunch. Depart the Truffle Farm at 3:00pm, followed by a 30-minute stop at Bredbo Christmas Barn, before heading back to Mercure Canberra
  • 5:00pm: Arrive at Mercure Canberra where this experience concludes
  • Enjoy a drink on the house upon your return to the hotel

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Please note that Macenmist Truffle Farm is located in the snowy mountain region of NSW and the experience takes place mid-winter and includes outdoor activities. To make your experience more comfortable please wear appropriate winter outdoor attire including coat, hat, gloves, scarf and wet weather gear. Enclosed flat shoes are a must to attend. Macenmist truffle farm is inaccessible by coach in times of excessive rain. If the event is cancelled due to extreme weather alternate dates and/or refunds will be supplied.

Looking to turn this unique event into a weekend escape? Mercure Canberra have super special rates for Accor Plus members attending the Truffle trip. Enjoy an overnight stay in an executive courtyard view room.

Overnight stay prices:

  • Friday, 26 and Saturday, 27 July 2024: AUD 175 per night
  • Sunday, 28 July 2024: AUD 155 per night

RSVP by 18 July 2024.

Thank you, this event is now sold out!

Event date 27 July 2024
Venue Mercure Canberra and Macenmist Truffle Farm
Member Price AUD 209 per person
Time 9:00am – 5:00pm
Terms and Conditions
  • Credit card guarantee required at the time of booking to secure tickets. 50% cancellation penalty applies up until 7 days prior to the trip. Credit card will be charged in full 7 days prior to the trip at which time it is non-refundable.
  • ALL Reward points are not earned from attending Accor Plus member events.
  • Photographs may be taken throughout the event for use across Accor Plus marketing channels. Please let the photographer know if you do not want your photo taken.
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