Discover Victoria’s Yarra Valley wine region on this day trip from Melbourne. With an expert guide to act as your wine tutor, visit four of the area’s best-known wineries: Punt Road, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Domaine Chandon. During your series of wine tastings and an included vineyard lunch, you’ll find out why the Yarra Valley is one of Australia's favorite wine regions, loved for its picturesque scenery. Choose from several pickup points in central Melbourne or St Kilda.
• 8 hours
Travel through the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley wine region on a full-day tour from Melbourne. Have morning tea and see spectacular native birds in the rainforest of the Dandenongs, then ride the historic Puffing Billy Steam Train through Sherbrooke forest. Head to nearby Yarra Valley for an afternoon in Victoria's famous wine region. Enjoy three tastings at premium wineries and have the option to include a 2-course lunch paired with wine. Your knowledgeable guide shares informative commentary throughout the day.
• 9 hours
For all things gourmet with personalized service, join this small group Yarra Valley Food and Wine Tour from Melbourne and the Yarra Valley. Enjoy private wine tastings accompanied by international and local cheeses, meet a Yarra Valley winemaker and pause for lunch in a winery served with matching wines. Your full-day tour includes a professional guide with local knowledge, plus return hotel transfers.
• 8 hours
Greet the morning sun as you take flight over the Yarra Valley and its vineyards on a Yarra Valley hot air balloon flight. You'll fly for approximately one hour before completing the memorable experience of ballooning in the Yarra Valley with an optional sumptuous sparkling wine breakfast at Rochford Wines (Saturday and Sunday) or Balgownie Estate (Monday to Friday).
• 4 hours
Take a full-day, winter-time Mt Buller Ski Tour to feel the buzz and excitement of Melbourne's most accessible ski resort. Mt Buller's ski slopes and alpine village are a winter wonderland between June and early October. Mt Buller is the closest ski resort to an international airport in Australia. No wonder Mt Buller is so popular with visitors and weekending locals from Melbourne alike.
• 14 hours
Taste the best of the fertile Yarra Valley’s booming wine and food scene on a full-day tour with an expert foodie guide. Learn the art of wine tasting at boutique cellar doors, sample artisan chocolates and fresh strawberries, sip handcrafted beer and cider at a local brewery and have lunch at a winery. Travel in a mini-coach equipped with a coffee trailer in tow. The coffee trailer includes cooler boxes for any food and wine purchases along the way. Enjoy a more personalized experience on this fun and social small-group food tour, with numbers limited to 24 passengers.
• 10 hours
Make the most of your visit to the Yarra Valley by combining an exhilarating sunrise hot-air balloon flight with an award-winning Yarra Valley small group winery tour. Take in the magnificent views of the lush Yarra Valley landscape from the air and then taste some the the regions best wines with visits to Yering Station, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Domaine Chadon, the Australian production house of French champagne company Moet & Chandon.
• 12 hours
Spend a day exploring the Yarra Valley’s wineries and breweries in style -- chauffeur-driven in a unique classic Chevrolet convertible. Riding in the retro luxury of an open-top Chevy, you’ll be driven along scenic country roads to sample some of the Yarra Valley’s finest boutique wines or ales. Tastings are included, and you have the option to enjoy lunch at Dominique Portet Winery or Hargreaves Hill Brewery.This private group tour is limited to four people, providing a personalized experience.
• 6 hours
Yarra Valley, best known for its wine, is creating a different kind of buzz these days: high-quality beers and ciders made by a handful of local producers. Experience the best of the Yarra Valley Cider and Ale Trail during visits to five small producers in this fertile valley. Enjoy generous tastings, a gourmet lunch and a number of complimentary drinks as you make your way through the valley's growing craft beer and cider scene with an expert guide.
• 7 hours
Enjoy local company, local guides and local knowledge on this small-group Yarra Valley winery tour from Melbourne. Depart from your hotel heading to the Yarra Valley with your small-group of a maximum of 11 people. Visit four or five wineries (time permitting) as you head through the incredible countryside. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a winery restaurant including a main course and matching wine with tea or coffee to finish. Time permitting, you may also visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie or a brewery for beer or cider.
• 1 day