Yarra Junction Accommodation
Sitting at the junction of the Little Yarra and the Yarra River, Yarra Junction is a popular scenic town east of Melbourne. With its natural attractions, boutique accommodation and annual events, the town is one of the most popular tourist destinations in this entire region.
Once, the town was a major junction for railway transport and it used to connect all prime locations across Victoria. Today, the quaint town of Yarra Junction is one of the major business and tourist hubs of this region.
Yarra Junction Caravan Park & Hotel, Victoria
The town is easily accessed by trains from the cities including Melbourne, Upper Yarra, Lilydale and Warburton.
The town’s major attractions are the wineries and vineyards. In addition, the township boasts a recreation reserve, entertainment centres, a caravan park, hotel and several small galleries and museums. The town also holds flea markets and community markets on the second and fourth Sundays of every month. In addition, there is an array of small stores, general stores, boutiques and specialty shops found within the town.
Visitors to Yarra Junction can opt for a tour to the popular Yarra Burn Vineyard and Restaurant. This winery is one of the oldest and finest wine producers in this region. You will find wine varieties including Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay at this winery. This cellar door offers regular tours for tourists throughout the year.
Guests coming to Yarra Junction shouldn’t miss out on a delicious lunch or dinner at the onsite restaurant in Yarra Burn Vineyard. The winery also offers wonderful homestead accommodation choices for guests.
Historic landmarks in Yarra Junction include the Powelltown tramway, a museum showcasing many displays relevant to saw-milling. Yarra Junction also boasts a number of art galleries housing an excellent array of exhibits and displays. Yarra Junction is also known for its annual Orchid Festival held during October, which draws hundreds of visitors to Yarra Junction every year.