Attractions

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 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…
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 Warbuton & the Upper Yarra Valley

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…
Factory in Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery

A bit of Willy Wonka has arrived in the Yarra Valley – this is the perfect winery break for the kids. Brightly uniformed staff carry trays piled high with free samples made with imported Belgian chocolate and you ca…
Waterfall in Marysville

Steavenson Falls

Spectacular Steavenson Falls, about 2km from town, is Victoria’s highest waterfall (84m). The infrastructure has been rebuilt since the fires, with a viewing platform spanning the river and floodlights illuminating …
Historic Site in Healesville

Yarra Valley Railway

This historical railway has reopened on a restored track with short train rides from Healesville station to Tunnel Hill and back. They are currently extending the line to Yarra Glen, estimated to be completed in 201…
Treetop Walk in Warbuton & the Upper Yarra Valley

Rainforest Gallery

In Yarra Ranges National Park, the Rainforest Gallery, also known as the Mt Donna Buang Skywalk, is a fantastic treetop walk along a 40m observation platform through the rainforest canopy.
National Park in Yarra Valley

Kinglake National Park

Kinglake National Park is the largest national park near Melbourne, a huge eucalypt forest on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range. In the centre of the park is Kinglake, a small township that was devastated by th…