Explore this region of celebrated food, wine and wildlife on Melbourne’s doorstep

One of Australia’s premier wine growing regions, the Yarra Valley is situated less than an hour from Melbourne. Despite its proximity to the bustling city, it feels a whole world away, with breathtaking scenery of rolling hills laced with vineyards against the backdrop of the Great Dividing Range.

Prior to indulging in the Yarra Valley’s acclaimed cool-climate wines and gourmet produce, you may wish to visit the award-winning Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary. This internationally renowned bushland haven offers the chance to see iconic Australian wildlife including kangaroos, koalas, wombats and more. While at the sanctuary, see the elusive platypus in a fascinating and unique show ‘Tales from Platypus Creek’.

Indulge your senses as you savour current vintage, museum and limited release wines at a selection of boutique cellar-doors such as Yarra Yering, Oakridge, Seville Estate, TarraWarra, Pimpernel, and more. Best known for pinot noir and chardonnay, the region also offers fine shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc along with many alternative varieties.

A sumptuous lunch with accompanying estate wines will be served overlooking the vines at one the region’s leading vineyard restaurants (Levantine Hill, TarraWarra or Oakridge)

From there it’s all down to your impeccable taste. Continue wine tasting, or sample the wares of leading producers such as the Yarra Valley Dairy, Four Pillars Distillery, Napoleon Cider house or Detour Beer Co. Your guide can tailor the perfect afternoon to suit your tastes.


Make an enquiry for a Yarra Valley Private Tour


Highlights

  • Wine tasting at a selection of boutique Yarra Valley wineries tailored to suit your personal taste
  • Lunch with beverages at one of the region’s finest vineyard restaurants (Levantine Hill, TarraWarra or Oakridge)
  • Option to visit Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary – world-renowned destination to see Australian wildlife in their natural habitat
  • Taste the Yarra Valley’s sublime produce during a visit to a local, dairy, distillery or brewery

Inclusions

  • Private tour hosted by an expert local guide
  • All wine and/or produce tastings
  • Vineyard lunch with beverages
  • Entry to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary (Optional)
  • Luxury vehicle with bottled water & travel snacks

Commence

10:00am from your Melbourne hotel / address (09:00am if including Healesville Sanctuary)


Duration

Approx. 8-hours


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