Distillery Tours

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Enjoy a rich behind the scenes and sensory experience that is the magical world of making rum & more recently Gin! Get taken behind the scenes for an exclusive, in-depth tour of the Illegal Tender Rum Co/Stableviews facility to see the passion that goes into every bottle we sell, including a personal guide through the distilling process.

Rum & Gin are one of the oldest spirits in Australia, and are deeply involved in our history as Australians. Here at Illegal Tender Rum Co., we are incredibly passionate about these facts, so much so that it is intertwined in our tour experience. Even if you think you do not like rum, remember there are over 100 styles of Rum around the world, and we are the only producers in Australia making it the way we do, something that has converted many a scorned beverage consumer.

Distillery Tour

Join us in Dongara at our distillery for a 45 min tour by one of our expert guides, at a price of $30 per adult. You will be taken through our purpose built process facility, the bottling area, and finishing in the Barrel House.
Enjoy two complimentary samples of our award winning Australian Rum and spirits in our beautiful cellar door area.



THURS – SAT   @   12:30PM

Please check our contact page for any adjustments to our standard trading hours.

PLEASE NOTE:  Children are NOT permitted on tours due to alcohol laws.

Cellar Door

Grab yourself some of our unique, Australian, delicious, handmade and award-winning spirits. Tastings are available throughout the day and do not need to be booked ahead for your convenience.

Bottle purchases as well as merchandise are available in the Cellardoor along with expert advice and conversation about our rich history and Australian love affair with Rum.

Samples of our products available from $5.00 with in depth explanations on the process that creates them, by the people who are making them on a daily basis.

Ask the staff about our deliver to your door shipping if you don’t trust yourself to keep it safe for that special someone, or whether you simply cannot contain your desires.

Head on in and be surprised at just how delicious our Dongara Distilled spirits are.

Our Cellar Door is open Thursday to Saturday 11am – 5pm.

We are closed on Public Holidays.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When are you open?
  • Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays (excluding public holidays) 11am till 5pm.  
  • Tours are at 12.30pm and need to be booked online.
  • Please check our contact page and website announcement banner for any current adjustments to our opening hours.
  • Our restaurant The Common Place is currently closed until further notice.
Where can I purchase the products?
  • Either online through our website
  • Use our store locator page to put your postcode in and find your nearest stockist
  • We currently only have the Distillers Cut ranged nationwide through Dan Murphy’s
Can I bring my dog?

You can, you will just need to tie them up to one of the dog tie posts, please ask our team if you need any water for them when you get here.

How do I find you?

If you have maps you should be able to find your way by typing in Illegal Tender Rum Co, depending on which way you’re coming from you will come down Springfield Dr which will then take you down Ironbark Road, then onto Sheoak Road, then onto Illyarrie Road.

I have a caravan can I park at the distillery?

You definitely can! Simply use the roundabout to turn around and then park alongside the power poles.

Where’s my order?

Presently Australia Post is experiencing some severe wait times, please let us know if you don’t receive your tracking from them and we will follow this up, please have your order number handy.

I have a voucher; where can I use it?

Vouchers have 3 years from the Issue date to be used, If you have a sports voucher from our sponsorship for your club this is only for 1 year due to the nature of sponsorship.

Google says you are open, but you’re not!

Bugs! Unfortunately, this is the sort of bug you can’t vaccinate from and we do experience this issue and have contacted Google multiple times to get this sorted, apologies for the inconvenience.

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