Attractions

Top Choice Viewpoint in Woodend & Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock is an ancient and captivating place. The volcanic rock formations are the sacred site of the traditional owners, the Wurundjeri people, but you’re welcome to clamber up the rocks along the 20-minute pat…
Top Choice Zoo in Healesville

Healesville Sanctuary

One of the best places in southern Australia to see native fauna, this wildlife park is full of kangaroos, dingoes, lyrebirds, Tasmanian devils, bats, koalas, eagles, snakes and lizards. The Platypus House displays …
Top Choice Winery in Yarra Valley

Yering Station

Dating to 1838 Yerling Station is the home to the first vineyard in Victoria. Here where you can taste wines in its original 1859 winery building, then browse its art gallery and buy up in the produce store. Walk th…
Top Choice Gallery in Yarra Valley

TarraWarra Museum of Art

In a striking contemporary building at TarraWarra Estate, this excellent gallery showcases Australian art from the 1950s onwards and also features regularly changing Australian and international contemporary art exh…
Top Choice Winery in Yarra Valley

Oakridge

One of the Yarra Valley's best, the cellar door of this winery has stunning views of its vineyard, enjoyed while tasting its award-winning range of wines. Contemporary fare is dished up in its chic restaurant (mains…
Gallery in Daylesford & Hepburn Springs

Convent Gallery

This beautiful 19th-century convent on Wombat Hill has been brilliantly converted into an art gallery with soaring ceilings, grand archways and magnificent gardens dotted with sculpture. Head up the path in the gard…
Museum in Marysville

Phoenix Museum

A must-see sight for any visitor to Marysville is this sobering exhibition that shows the devastating impact the 2009 bushfires had on the town. It includes photos, video and salvaged items. It shares space with the…
National Park in The Dandenongs

Dandenong Ranges National Park

This national park contains the four largest areas of remaining forest in the Dandenongs. The Ferntree Gully Area has several short walks, including the popular 1000 Steps up to One Tree Hill Picnic Ground, two hour…
National Park in Warburton

Yarra Ranges National Park

Towering above Warburton is the ruggedly beautiful Yarra Ranges National Park. Mt Donna Buang (1250m) is the highlight of the park, snow-topped in winter. Toboggans can be rented at the toboggan run. A few kilometre…
Gardens in Yarra Valley

Melba Estate

The former residence of famous Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba (1861–1931) is now home to the Coombe Yarra Valley winery. You can visit the premises on a guided 50-minute tour. which takes in its beautiful…