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Fri, 23 Aug


Heysens Rest

Lovely Valley Truffles

Lovely Valley Truffles
Lovely Valley Truffles

Time & Location

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23 Aug 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Heysens Rest, 45 Nunn Rd, Myponga SA 5202, Australia

About the event

Exclusive to the Fleurieu Peninsula region is Lovely Valley Truffle Farm 1 hour drive from Adelaide, SA Greg & Jayne started growing as a hobby, they hand planted their first 50  inoculated oak trees in 2012, a mixture of   English Oak French Oak & Hazelnut tree. For the first  two years the trees were hand watered with rainwater, and a lot of love.

7 years later we heard about Adelaide Hills Truffle Dogs, now know as (Detection Dogs SA) To come and do a 1st hunt at our farm and hopefully find any tuffles and yes to our surprise they were found, the black gold truffles by the instincts of the trained truffle hunting dogs we sell to the local restaurants around the Fleurieu peninsula  region  You can now embark on an unforgettable adventure with Lovely Valley Truffle Tours where the magic of truffle hunting comes alive  Tour Includes 2 hour tour : 10am start  $150.00 per person Come and meet the owners Enjoy the warmth of an open fire as they share on how they become to be truffle farmers and introduce you to truffle growing Meet Warren and Dean from Detection Doge SA and their amazing dogs Ruby & Gus One hour in the paddock hunting for and harvesting the rare black truffle Enjoy champagne and a light brunch whilst enjoying the sublime taste and flavours of the black truffle that have been harvested on your tour, learn about the cleaning and grading of the truffle  Truffles available to purchase at market price.

Bookings to be made direct.  Call Jayne 0417 889 128 or email enquiry to

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