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Alowyn Gardens

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...

Alowyn Gardens

Yarra Valley Town – Yarra Glen

Yarra Glen is a scenic town on the banks of the famous Yarra River. Positioned towards the northern border of Lilydale and the western border of Healesville, Yarra Glen is set amongst the rolling hills of the Yarra Ranges.

As a neighbouring township of the Yarra Valley, Yarra Glen offers easy and direct access to all of the finest vineyards and wineries in the region.

Yarra Glen Attractions, Activities & Things to See & Doin the Yarra Valley VIC


Yarra Glen is a bustling town that has a tree-lined commercial centre along Bell Street which is one of the most popular places to visit in town. The city centre includes the historic Grand Hotel, which is a beautiful mansion built during the late 1880s. Shoppers to Yarra Glen will certainly love exploring the full-scale Yarra Glen Shopping Centre set across the parkland and overlooking the beautiful lakes near Pinoak Drive.

Yarra Glen boasts a well-maintained recreation reserve which adjoins the northern banks of the Yarra River. Here you will find the show-grounds, sporting ovals and picnic areas. Visitors come here to enjoy picnicking and a range of outdoor sports.

Visitors to Yarra Glen should make sure to visit the beautiful wineries and vineyards set amid the verdant valley and beautiful hill ranges. Yarra Glen houses the region’s largest winery, De Bortoli Winery, a breathtaking venue boasting a cellar door, vineyard and a restaurant within a beautifully landscaped garden.

Alowyn Gardens is another must-visit attraction in Yarra Glen. Here you will find an amazing garden setting that boasts several themed gardens within its 4 acres including a forest garden, edible garden and French garden.

There is a range of accommodation in Yarra Glen including hotels, motels, cottages and B&B’s.


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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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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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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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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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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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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