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Yarra Valley Oktoberfest

Get your dirndl and lederhosen sorted, the Yarra Valley Oktoberfest is coming to Lilydale in October 2017! This is a boutique pop-up festival that will include...

With its wide range of tourist attractions, including the array of world-famous wineries, the Yarra Valley is one of the largest and most popular holiday destinations in Victoria. There is a lot of things to do here and the choices of attractions are endless.

No matter what your interest, you will certainly find something interesting to see and to during your stay.

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The wide range of Yarra Valley tourist attractions include wineries, national parks, sanctuaries, nature reserves and picnic areas.

Come to Healesville Sanctuary which is one of Australia’s most loved zoo attractions. This sanctuary houses thousands of Australian animals where visitors can get up close to these magnificent animals in a uniquely Australian bush setting.

The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery is a popular destination for chocolate lovers during their visit to to the picturesque Yarra Valley. Try before you buy, as there are plenty of free tastings to help you decide; you’ll need to, as there are over 250 varieties of chocolate and ice-cream available for purchase!

One of the most fun activities is the Hedgend Maze; a giant hedge maze boasting a beautiful children’s play area, a tea room, a mini-golf course and stunning gardens with adjacent picnic areas.

Go on a winery tour, take a hot air balloon ride, take a drive along the Black Spur, visit waterfalls, climb Mt. Donna Buang and take a rainforest walk. There are so many attractions and things to do to enjoy during your stay in the Yarra Valley.


Yarra Valley Oktoberfest

Lilydale Showgrounds, Lilydale, VIC
07 October 2017

Get your dirndl and lederhosen sorted, the Yarra Valley Oktoberfest is coming to Lilydale in October 2017! This is a boutique pop-up festival that will include a Massive Beer Hall, Beer Garden, Food Truck Park, German...

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Kinglake Forest Adventures

Kinglake West, VIC

Kinglake Forest Adventures is an all-encompassing nature based adventure oasis perfect for the whole tribe. Big and little adventurers can get a taste of sky high thrills with challenging tree climbs, swing bridges...

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Alowyn Gardens

Alowyn Gardens

Yarra Glen , VIC

Located in the township of Yarra Glen, Alowyn Gardens is a must-visit attraction in the Yarra Valley. Explore this amazing garden setting that boasts several themed gardens within its 4 acres including a forest garden...

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Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery

Yarra Glen, VIC

The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery is a popular destination for chocolate lovers during their visit to to the picturesque Yarra Valley. Try before you buy, as there are plenty of free tastings to help you...

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Yarra Valley Dairy

Yarra Valley Dairy

Yering, VIC

For a delightful dining experience in the Yarra Valley, visit the popular Yarra Valley Dairy. Started as a small family owned farm in 1955, the Yarra Valley Dairy has grown into a renowned cheese producing factory and...

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Hedgened Maze

Hedgend Maze

Healesville, VIC

The township of Healesville features many family friendly activities which are open all throughout the year. One of the most fun activities is the Hedgend Maze; a giant hedge maze boasting a beautiful children’s play...

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Mt Donna Buang

Warburton, VIC

Set at 1245 metres above sea level, the peak of Mt Donna Buang is one of the best ways to enjoy the Yarra Valley’s panoramic views. From this viewpoint, you will get a broad view of the manicured gardens and dense...

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Lake Mountain

Lake Mountain

Marysville, VIC

Located just two hours from Melbourne, Lake Mountain is a picturesque alpine location near Marysville that is a popular holiday destination all year round. During winter, Lake Mountain offers a snow-filled winter...

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Yarra Ranges National Park

Healesville, VIC

Blessed with a range of magnificent natural attractions, the Yarra Valley is one of the most beautiful vacation spots in Australia. Apart from indulging in the excellent food and wine, come and enjoy the many...

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Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville, VIC

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays Healesville Sanctuary is one of Australia’s most loved zoo attractions and houses thousands of Australian animals where visitors can get up...

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Yarra Valley Railway

Healesville, VIC

The Yarra Valley has a special tourist railway popularly known as the Yarra Valley Railway which operates on a part of the main railway section of the former Healesville railway. These days, this scenic railway connects...

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Blue Lotus Water Garden

Blue Lotus Water Garden

Yarra Junction, VIC

The Yarra Valley’s Blue Lotus Water Garden stretches over 14 acres and has a number of water gardens which boast beautiful varieties of water lilies and lotus flowers. Visitors to the garden can hike, relax, play and...

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Yarra Valley Restaurants

The Yarra Valley wine region is one of Victoria’s best vacation spots as it is well known for its local gourmet food and wines. Therefore, it is no wonder that the Yarra Valley is flooded with many award-winning...

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Blue Hills Berries & Cherries

Silvan, VIC

Blue Hills Berries and Cherries is a renowned Yarra Valley family owned and operated farm, known for its fresh berry and cherry produce. Started by two local farmers Lorraine and Murray, this small farm is one of the...

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Lala Falls

La La Falls

Warburton, VIC

Nestled on the upper reaches of the Yarra River, the scenic town of Warburton is an easily accessible tourist destination from Melbourne. Surrounded by lush pastures and dense forests, Warburton is perfect for those...

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Steavenson Falls

Steavenson Falls

Marysville, VIC

While in the Yarra Valley, take a trip along the Black Spur and explore the charming snow gum woodlands and the dense rainforest in the Yarra Valley. Also, plan a tour to Steavenson Falls and check out one of the...

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The Big Bouquet

Healesville, VIC

Nestled in the heart of Healesville, the Big Bouquet is a beautifully maintained wholesale gerbera farm. Boasting over 60,000 colourful gerberas, the Big Bouquet is a perfect place for you to spend few hours of your day...

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Beechworth Bakery

Healesville, VIC

The township of Healesville which is just one hours drive from Melbourne, is home to the popular Beechworth Bakery. The bakery is known for its authentic baked delights, freshly brewed coffees and tasty treats. So...

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Global Ballooning

Global Ballooning

Coldstream, VIC

Experience something different and adventurous during your fabulous Yarra Valley vacation by choosing a spectacular balloon ride with the Global Ballooning Company. As one of Victoria’s most popular hot air ballooning...

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Kinglake National Park

Kinglake, VIC

Kinglake National Park is located about 50 kilometres north-east of Melbourne. Those planning to drive to the Kinglake National Park from Melbourne can take a direct route through Plenty Road. This large parkland boasts...

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Rayners Stone Fruit Orchard

Rayners Stonefruit Orchard

Woori Yallock, VIC

Rayners Stonefruit Orchard is located near Woori Yallock in the stunning Yarra Valley, just an hour’s drive from Melbourne. As a producer of over 450 stone-fruit varieties, this renowned orchard is a must to visit on...

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Black Spur

Black Spur

Healesville , VIC

Travel through the breathtaking landscape of the Yarra Ranges by taking the popular Black Spur Drive. Known for its stony pathways, towering trees and dense bushlands; the Black Spur is considered to be one of the best...

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Marysville Trout And Salmon Ponds

Marysville Trout And Salmon Ponds

Marysville, VIC

The Marysville Trout and Salmon Ponds are located in a beautiful scenic spot nestled near the picturesque slopes of Mount Gordon. The ponds are fed by fresh spring water flowing from the hills and mountains near the...

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Buxton Salmon Farm

Buxton Trout And Salmon Farm

Buxton, VIC

Come to the Buxton Trout and Salmon Farm in the Yarra Valley for a fun-filled day out. Located just two hours drive from Melbourne, the farm is a perfect setting for picnicking, fishing and tours. Get a thrill by...

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Maroondah Orchards

Maroondah Orchards

Coldstream, VIC

Come and spend an afternoon at Maroondah Orchards, a family owned orchard specialising in apples and pears. This orchard is open to the public fruit sales, including fresh juices and fruit wines, dried fruit products...

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The Black Spur

Toolangi State Forest

Toolangi , VIC

To enjoy the best scenic views within a natural and relaxing setting, visit the Toolangi State Forest. Yarra Valley’s parklands and forests are the perfect destination to visit at any time of the year. Come in Summer...

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Rainforest Gallery

Warburton RainForest Gallery

Warburton, VIC

The Warburton Rain Forest Gallery, a raised walkway that stretches for 40 meters, is located half way up Mt. Donna Buang. One of three unique observation platforms in Australia, the gallery offers breathtaking views of...

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CherryHill Orchards

Wandin East, VIC

Cherryhill Orchards are located in Wandin East, just an hour’s drive from Melbourne. Known for its exquisite garden setting and sweet cherries, this orchard is a perfect spot for all visitors looking for some fresh and...

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Tarrawarra Museum Of Art

Healesville, VIC

Apart from its wineries and scenic attractions, the Yarra Valley is also known for a number of fine art galleries and museums. The popular TarraWarra Museum of Art is one of the more popular art museums in the Yarra...

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Lubra Bend

Yarra Glen, VIC

Steeped in rich history, Lubra Bend is today a popular tourist attraction in the Yarra Valley, one that has won several awards for its remarkable garden design. The garden consists of mainly Australian native plants and...

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Maroondah Reservoir

Healesville, VIC

The Maroondah Reservoir is located in the township of Healesville, just 70 minutes east of Melbourne. As one of the stunning locations in the upper Yarra Valley, the Maroondah Reservoir Park is often visited by a huge...

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Healesville Restaurant

Healesville Restaurants

Dine at any of the excellent Healesville restaurants during your vacation in the Yarra Valley as this scenic township is one of Victoria’s premier food and wine regions. With its rolling hills adjoining the vineyards...

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Mont De Lancey

Wandin, VIC

Take a tour to Mont De Lancey and explore the unique and vibrant history of the Yarra Valley. Discover acres of lush property housing historic mansions, heritage rooms, unique homesteads, art galleries and a historic...

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Bicentennial National Trail

Bicentennial National Trail

Healesville , VIC

An exhilarating adventure awaits at Bicentennial National Trail for those who would love to experience the thrill of the outdoors like never before. This extraordinary trail stretches for a jaw-dropping 5,300 kilometres...

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Seville Water Park

Seville Water Play Park

Seville, VIC

The Seville Water Play Park is a fun, family friendly, FREE water park suitable for all ages. Located next to the Seville Recreation Centre, the water park is popular with visitors looking to cool down during the hot...

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Sugarloaf Reservoir

Christmas Hills, VIC

Within the Yarra Valley, there is so much to see and do, including; breathtaking hill ranges, a lush rainforest and scenic walking trails. The Sugarloaf Reservoir Park in the Yarra Valley is a perfect day trip...

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Gulf Station

Gulf Station

Yarra Glen, VIC

Gulf Station, one of the treasured relics in Australia’s farming sector, traces its humble beginnings to the mid-19th century when the Bell Family first leased the land. Initially, the station that measured 10117...

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Cathedral Ranges State Park

Cathedral Ranges State Park

Taggerty, VIC

Featuring a magnificent rugged rocky terrain and rich flora and fauna, the Cathedral Ranges State Park is a special location for outdoor-lovers. The expansive park spans 3,577 hectares and offers a myriad of outdoor...

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Healesville Country Club

Healesville Country Club

Healesville, VIC

The RACV Healesville Country Club is an idyllic golfing setting, nestled in Healesville within the beautiful Yarra Valley. Driving from Melbourne, it will only take approximately 75 minutes to reach the club. This...

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Heritage Golf and Country Club

Heritage Golf and Country Club

Chirnside Park, VIC

The Heritage Golf and Country Club is an exceptional golf club that offers a range of membership options for players of all skill levels. The golf club has two excellent golf courses settled on a scenic landscape and...

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Lilydale Lake

Lilydale, VIC

Lilydale Lake, an idyllic attraction in the Yarra Valley, offers visitors an opportunity to relax and enjoy nature in the great outdoors. The expansive lake is located on the outskirts of Melbourne and covers an area of...

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Wesburn Park

Wesburn Park

Wesburn, VIC

Wesburn Park is a fun, family friendly park located in Wesburn, Victoria. Located just 1 hour from Melbourne, the park is conveniently located for those travelling to the Yarra Valley for a quiet weekend away or short...

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Croydon Golf Club at Yering Meadows

Yering Meadows Golf Club

Yering, VIC

The Yarra Valley is a golf lover’s paradise, offering a range of well-maintained golf clubs for every skill level. Located in close proximity to the popular Yarra Valley wine and tourist area, the Yering Meadows Golf...

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Warburton Trail

Warburton Trail

Warburton, VIC

The scenic town of Warburton is known for its beautiful natural attractions, picturesque vantage points and an array of charming wineries and vineyards. The township is also popular for its scenic trails and walks. The...

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Yarra River Walk

Warburton, VIC

The Yarra River is one of the major waterways in the Yarra Valley as it flows through most of the towns in this region. Being such a large part of the Yarra Valley, the river banks near to the towns are well maintained...

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Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

Yarra Ranges Regional Museum

Lilydale, VIC

The multi-award winning Yarra Ranges Regional Museum is a unique museum that encompasses modern life, gourmet food and pop culture. With stunning architectural design and so many things to see, this museum is a must...

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O’Shannassy Aqueduct Trail

Millgrove, VIC

Walking trails are a perfect way to spend time in the outdoors, and the O’Shannassy Aqueduct trail offers that perfect opportunity. The trail is located on the floor of the Upper Yarra Valley, and follows the direction...

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Yarra Glen Racecourse

Yarra Glen Racecourse

Yarra Glen, VIC

The scenic Yarra Valley region is known for its popular racing events and many visitors come year after year to enjoy the local horse racing events. Most of these events are held at the Yarra Glen Racecourse nestled...

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Yarra Glen Showgrounds

Yarra Glen, VIC

The Yarra Glen Recreation Reserve and Showgrounds are located along the northern bank of the Yarra River in the picturesque town of Yarra Glen. Here, you will find sports oval and nearby there are picnic areas and a...

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Yarra Junction Reserve

Yarra Junction, VIC

Yarra Junction Reserve is an excellent recreational facility in Yarra Junction, a quaint town aptly named because it sits at the junction of two rivers. The reserve is home to a playground, skate park and is right next...

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Coranderrk Bushland Reserve

Badger Creek, VIC

Coranderrk Bushland Reserve is a unique forested area in Healesville, known for its native vegetation, diverse flora and fauna and rich culture. One of the best features of the reserve is Badger Creek which flows...

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Upper Yarra Arts Centre

Upper Yarra Arts Centre

Warburton , VIC

The Upper Yarra Arts Centre is a melting pot for the diverse cultural and arts scene in the Yarra Valley. Located in Warburton, the centre comprises a studio gallery, the Mecca Theatre and the Mechanics Hall. There is...

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Warburton Golf Club

Warburton Golf Club

Warburton, VIC

The Warburton Golf Club is a popular golfing destination in Victoria. All golfers are welcome to come here for a round and the club is an ideal year-round golfing destination for both beginners and professionals. The...

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Upper Yarra Reservoir

Warburton, VIC

Upper Yarra Reservoir near Warburton is the major water supplier for the Yarra Valley and Melbourne. It is also a beautiful nature spot with adjoining manicured gardens and amazing picnic areas. Lying at the upper most...

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Woori Yallock Recreation Reserve

Woori Yallock, VIC

Recreational reserves are an easy way for travellers to unwind, and this is exactly what Woori Yallock Recreation Reserve is all about. Nestled in the quiet town of Woori Yallock, the reserve is 56 kilometres east from...

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Little Yarra River

Launching Place, VIC

The Little Yarra River in Victoria, a river closely linked to the Port Phillip Catchment area, attracts many tourists all year round. The river is located in Greater Metropolitan Melbourne, and is well known for its...

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Launching Place Reserve

Launching Place, VIC

Launching Place Reserve is a quiet spot in the town of Launching Place, just 54 kilometres east of Melbourne. This is a tranquil town where visitors get some peace and quiet among nature’s biodiversity. One of the...

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Seville Recreation Reserve

Seville Recreation Reserve

Seville, VIC

Seville Recreation Reserve, as the name suggests, is a hub for all outdoor sports and activities. The reserve is home to many sporting activities within the town, including cricket, football, tennis and netball. It is...

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Emerald Museum

Emerald, VIC

Emerald Museum is a local museum in the Yarra Valley that is home to some of the most important historical memorabilia relevant to the Emerald Township. The museum is a rich source of historical information, so for...

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Healesville Racecourse

Healesville Racecourse

Healesville, VIC

The Healesville Racecourse is the perfect location for a family day out where you can lay a picnic, the kids can run around and you can have a bet on one of the most popular sports in Australia. Healesville Racecourse...

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Gardiners Run Golf

Gardiners Run Golf

Lilydale, VIC

Gardiners Run Golf Course, heralded as a premier golf club in Yarra Valley, is a great place to come and play a round of golf for both amateur and professional golf players. Located within Chirnside Park, the golf club...

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Marysville Golf and Bowls Club

Marysville Golf Club

Marysville, VIC

Marysville Golf and Bowls Club, one of Victoria’s most picturesque golf courses, is nestled in the quiet and tranquil surroundings of Marysville. Located just a 30-minute drive from Healesville, the drive out to...

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Hot air balloon Yarra Valley

Hot Air Balloons

Experience something unique by taking a a hot air balloon ride over the Yarra Valley. Soar above the Yarra Ranges as you take in the most spectacular panoramic views of the wineries and towns below. A group or private...

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Yarra Valley Wine Tours

Wine Tours

Victoria’s Yarra Valley is an oasis for all wine lovers. With over 55 beautiful vineyards and wineries, the region ranks amongst the top winery destinations in the world. So come to the Yarra Valley on a wine tour and...

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Skydiving

Skydiving is not just for adventure seekers. This unique activity is also a lot fun for people of all ages looking for a unique and exciting activity. Experience a thrilling adrenaline rush with tandem skydiving ride...

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Day Spas

Enjoy a rejuvenating aromatherapy or a relaxing massage at some of the Yarra Valley’s top day spas. Experienced massage therapists will allow you to relax while they offer you several kinds of treatments and...

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Wedding

Weddings

The Yarra Valley is a beautiful wedding venue for all styles and tastes. A wedding in the Yarra Valley typically involves a boutique winery, a garden setting and plenty of room for all your guests. With a wide choice of...

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Yering Station

Yering Station


Yarra Glen, VIC

Yering Station is Victoria’s first and the oldest vineyard, nestled in the picturesque Yarra Valley. The venue is not only popular as a winery, but also renowned historic accommodation & a restaurant. Built in...

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Balgownie Estate

Balgownie Estate


Yarra Glen, VIC

Balgownie Estate is a winery located in the Yarra Valley, just 50 minutes east from Melbourne. Within the winery, there is a 4.5 boutique luxury resort which is set on 30 acres within a beautiful vineyard setting...

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Healesville Restaurant

Giant Steps & Innocent Bystander

Healesville, VIC

With its year-round cool climate and acres of land rich in volcanic soil, the Yarra Valley is the largest grape producer in Australia. It is therefore no surprise that the region houses over 55 wineries and 100...

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TerraWarra

TarraWarra Estate

Yarra Glen, VIC

For an authentic Yarra Valley experience, visit the breathtaking TarraWarra Estate, which is well-known for its high-quality wine varieties and excellent food. TarraWarra Estate’s superb garden setting, amazing...

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Rochford Winery

Rochford

Coldstream, VIC

As one of the most popular wine producers in the Yarra Valley, Rochford Winery is a must-visit venue for all those visiting the Yarra Valley. With its hectares of lush vineyards, green pastures and amazing picnic areas...

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Coombe

Coombe Farm

Coldstream, VIC

Regarded as the most innovative winery in the Yarra Valley, Coombe Farm is a must-visit destination. The vineyard is known for its vast production of both traditional and exotic grape varieties. Coombe Farm offers a...

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Stones

Stones of the Yarra Valley

Coldstream, VIC

Every year, thousands of visitors from all parts of the world visit the Yarra Valley to relax in a serene setting and enjoy some of the regions famous food and wines. If you are in search of a beautiful winery setting...

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Domaine Chandon

Domaine Chandon

Coldstream, VIC

The Yarra Valley is the perfect place to holiday, celebrate a special day or just to enjoy the many world-famous winery restaurants. If you are looking for a classic, yet contemporary winery to spend a relaxing...

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DeBortoli Winery

De Bortoli

Dixons Creek, VIC

Whilst browsing the list of wineries and vineyards in the Yarra Valley, make sure you stop by De Bortoli Wines, one of the largest privately operated wineries in the Yarra Valley. Producing a variety of classic and...

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Four Pillars

Four Pillars Distillery

Healesville, VIC

Four Pillars Distillery is a small, Australian craft gin distillery that is based in the heart of the Yarra Valley. In October 2015, Four Pillars moved into their new home, a gorgeous old timber yard on the main street...

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Tokar Estate

Tokar Estate

Coldstream, VIC

Come to the stunning vineyard and restaurant at Tokar Estate and enjoy some authentic wines and the most exotic cuisine that the Yarra Valley has to offer. Set against the scenic majestic mountain ranges, this winery is...

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Dominique Portet

Dominique Portet

Coldstream, VIC

The Dominique Portet Winery is one of the oldest winery establishments in the Yarra valley. Since its first vintage in the early 17th century, the Portet family has consistently produced quality wines within their...

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Killara Estate

Killara Estate

Seville East, VIC

Killara Estate Winery is nestled along the Warburton Highway in the Yarra Valley. The winery overlooks 100 acres of vines, with the majestic mountain ranges in the backdrop. This family owned winery is run and operated...

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