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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 Mount 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.



Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville, VIC
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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 Ranges National Park

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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Lake Mountain

Lake Mountain

Marysville, VIC
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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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Mt Donna Buang

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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Yarra Valley Railway

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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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 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 delicious cheese 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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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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Sanders Apples

Sanders Apples

Three Bridges, VIC

Sanders Apples is a family owned and operated apple orchard nestled in the picturesque Yarra Valley. They open their orchard grounds during the apple picking season to give you the unique opportunity to pick your own...

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Kinglake Forest Adventures

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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Hedgend Maze

Hedgend Maze

Healesville, VIC

The township of Healesville features many family-friendly activities which are open 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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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...

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Yarra Valley Restaurants

Yarra Valley Restaurants

Many Restaurants Available, All Over The Yarra Valley

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

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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La La 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

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 a few hours of your...

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Beechworth Bakery

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 whilst...

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Global Ballooning

Global Ballooning

Richmond, VIC
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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...

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Kinglake National Park

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 Stonefruit 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...

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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 Trout And Salmon Farm

Buxton Trout And Salmon Farm

Buxton, VIC
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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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Toolangi State Forest

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 destinations to visit at any time of the year. Come in...

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Warburton Rainforest Gallery

Warburton RainForest Gallery

Warburton, VIC

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

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Cherryhill Orchards

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...

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Tarrawarra Museum Of Art

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

Banksia Bend

Yarra Glen, VIC

Banksia Bend is a magnificent country property in the glorious Yarra Valley wine-growing district (previously known as Lubra Bend for over 100 years). The owner, Rosemary Simpson, came to Banksia Bend in the year 2000...

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Maroondah Reservoir

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 Restaurants

Healesville Restaurants

Healesville, VIC

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...

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Mont De Lancey

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 the lush property housing historic mansions, heritage rooms, unique homesteads, art galleries and a...

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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 Play 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

Sugarloaf Reservoir

Christmas Hills, VIC

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

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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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Lilydale Lake

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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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, with...

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