Yarra Valley
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  • Melbourne: Booze Makes History Better Afternoon Drink Tour

    1. Melbourne: Booze Makes History Better Afternoon Drink Tour

    Begin your tour at the Sir William Clarke Memorial next to the Old Treasury Building — a symbolic area of Melbourne and home to its Parliament. The order of the venues may change, but together with your guide you will visit a variety of favorite local watering holes. These may include a classic craft beer establishment, a laneway bar, a hidden speakeasy, and a rooftop bar.  Everyone has their favorite drink but you’ll be encouraged to try something different on this tour. Never tried whiskey? You'll be taken to a place where you can discover its charms. Want to check out some local wines? With the Yarra Valley just a stone’s throw away, it would be a sin not to taste some of the delectable wines in the region. The craft beer scene is currently exploding in Melbourne yet beer has always had a rich history in the city. You’ll learn about the standard pour sizes of Victorian beers and how...

    We had a fantastic laneways tour. Tristan was very knowledgeable and took us to some awesome unknown spots. We absolutely loved it!

  • From Melbourne: Yarra Valley Wine and Chocolate Tour

    2. From Melbourne: Yarra Valley Wine and Chocolate Tour

    Discover the best wine and local produce that the Yarra Valley region has to offer on a guided day tour around the region. Enjoy free chocolate samples at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery and watch the chocolatiers at work. Enjoy ample time here to pick up some goodies. Then, sit back and enjoy the views as you travel through the vineyards and rolling hills of the Yarra Valley with each winery selected for its excellent cellar door experience. The cool climate region provides the perfect growing conditions for all varietals, famous for its Pinot Noir, Shiraz, and Chardonnay, some of which you will get to sample throughout the day. Take some free time to explore Healesville township. Stroll by the boutique shops, artist galleries, and grab a bit to eat at one of the cafes or popular pubs. You can even pop into Alchemy Distillery for a quick tasting (own expense). End your...

    An excellent day out, lots of wine tasting and a lovely lunch. Tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable

  • Melbourne: Yarra Valley Food & Wine Tour in a '56 Chevrolet

    3. Melbourne: Yarra Valley Food & Wine Tour in a '56 Chevrolet

    Start the tour with pickup from Melbourne’s Princess Theater in a deluxe 1956 Chevrolet. Admire this impressive and historical car then hop inside and head out of the city towards the sprawling countryside. As you explore, listen to your driver’s fascinating stories about the car as well as the Yarra Valley itself. Head through the scenic Wonga Park, driving along winding back roads to reach the historic Melba Estate. Enjoy a stop for complimentary morning tea and coffee with traditional scones while soaking up the view. From there, head to one of the region’s premium wine estates for a tour and tasting session. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, drive into the charming town of Healesville and grab lunch at one of the many restaurants. After lunch, cruise through the town and get sense of rural life, then pass by the impressive TarraWarra Estate. Finally, stop at the Yarra Val...

  • Yarra Valley: Bus Wine Tour with Lunch and a Glass of Wine

    4. Yarra Valley: Bus Wine Tour with Lunch and a Glass of Wine

    Visit 4 of the regions best wineries in an air-conditioned bus, with a knowledgeable local guide. Stop along the way for panoramic views of the beautiful Yarra Valley, where you will be provided with great photo opportunities. During the tour, you'll enjoy lunch with a glass of wine at one of the stops. Learn about wine production in the region and enjoy wine tasting sessions at all 4 of the wineries visited. Later you'll visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie, where you can sample some delicious chocolate. See for yourself why the Yarra Valley is rated as one of the best wine regions in the world.

    Great food great wine and our tour guide Matt made the day most enjoyable, would highly recommended.

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What people are saying about Yarra Valley

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 17 reviews

We have a fantastic day out. Definitely worth doing this trip! The beer, wine, chocolate, cheese and the liquor were all beautiful. The lunch at the vineyard was incredible. Pete, our tour guide was a great guy, very funny and insightful. 10/10 would recommend!

This tour was amazing in showing all the great locations and amazing products that Victoria has to offer and the guide Craig was super chilled, friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable well done

An excellent day out, lots of wine tasting and a lovely lunch. Tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable

Great food great wine and our tour guide Matt made the day most enjoyable, would highly recommended.

Our tour guide Troy was fantastic and made our day extremely enjoyable.