Yarra Valley
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Our most recommended Yarra Valley Day Trips

  • Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon Flight & Champagne Breakfast

    1. Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon Flight & Champagne Breakfast

    Experience the thrill of ascending over a changing landscape at sunrise, suspended in a basket, floating under a spectacular hot air balloon. The cold air hits your cheeks, clouds floating past, the hot flames above warm you up under the morning sky… as you take flight… up, up and float away. Join a spectacular hot air balloon experience with a bird's eye view of the picturesque Yarra Valley (located an hour’s drive from Melbourne) – Victoria’s renowned wine region. Operating 364 days of the year (weather permitting) this once-in-a-lifetime tour experience provides an entirely different perspective of the Yarra Valley, beyond the typical tourist itinerary. Take off on a beautiful hot air balloon flight over the Yarra Valley at sunrise. The Yarra Valley is home to 90 vineyards and 35 wineries, many of which hold a reputation for creating world-class wines. See it from an entirely new pe...

    This was the most amazing experience with great guides and fabulous champagne breakfast to finish with was just perfect

  • 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

  • Yarra Valley: Skydiving Experience

    3. Yarra Valley: Skydiving Experience

    See the Yarra Valley from a whole new perspective on this skydiving adventure. Jump from 15,000 feet and feel the adrenaline rush. Freefall for up to 60 seconds and reach speeds of 200 km/h. Feel safe and secure with a friendly instructor and qualified tandem jumper. Gain confidence to push your own personal boundaries and try out something new. Step outside your comfort zone and get the best and most unique views over the vineyards of the Yarra Valley.

  • From Melbourne: Yarra Valley Wildlife & Wine Day Tour

    4. From Melbourne: Yarra Valley Wildlife & Wine Day Tour

    Travel through the bush laden suburbs of the north-east to the world-famous Healesville Sanctuary, a little over a 1-hour drive from Melbourne. With more than 200 species of native animals on display, this is a great start to the tour. Located on 75 acres of beautiful bushland, the Sanctuary is a magical place to observe many of Australia's iconic animals. In the early afternoon, travel to the Yering Station Vineyard for lunch in a stunning Wine Bar Restaurant. With its world-class views and cuisine, there's an a la carte selection from which to select your main course meal and glass of wine. After lunch, visit the original winery (circa 1859) that features local artworks and produce as well as estate and reserve wines to taste. Finally, make your last stop of the day at the De Bortoli Vineyard at Dixons Creek. It’s a great end to the day with superbly flavored cheeses that compliment ...

  • Yarra Valley: Winery Private Premium Tour

    5. Yarra Valley: Winery Private Premium Tour

    Experience what the Yarra Valley has to offer on this private tour in a luxury vehicle to the Yarra Valley. Depart at 9:30 AM from Melbourne for Yarra Valley. The drive will take approximately one hour in a luxury touring vehicle. This is a totally customized service, not a set itinerary. You can choose from the many wineries or attraction in the Yarra Valley to visit on your day out with your local guide. You can write your own itinerary or, if your not too sure about what is what in the Yarra Valley, the supplier's reservations staff can help organize your itinerary or the friendly wine expert driver/ guide will liaise with you on the day of the tour. Just like having your own sommelier as your driver. Lunch will be served at a boutique winery restaurant in the Yarra Valley. Enjoy an a la Carte one course main meal with bread, a matching glass of estate wine and tea/coffee. You may u...

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

    6. 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...

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What people are saying about Yarra Valley

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 118 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

This was the most amazing experience with great guides and fabulous champagne breakfast to finish with was just perfect

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

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