Healesville Sanctuary and Yarra Valley Day Trip from Melbourne
"The day will start with being picked up from St Paul's Cathedral in Flinders St traveling approximately an hour east to the picturesque Yarra Valley. Spend approximately 2.5 hours at Healesville Sanctuary wandering throughout the native wildlife and flora. Whilst here you might like to add in a pat with a wombat or kangaroo o you can meet the vets and nurses as they treat sick injured and orphaned wildlife in need of care. Hear stories of the animal patients as they go from rescue treatment and recovery to release back into the wild. After an eventful morning we will take you to a local winery restaurant for lunch and a full wine tasting this usually takes around an hour and a half. Before returning to Melbourne visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery for the last 30 minutes of your time in the Yarra Vally. Here they have every type of chocolate imaginable."""
Yarra Valley Winery Tour from Melbourne Including Lunch and Local Guide
"Pick up from your Melbourne CBD hotel at approximately 9:30am and depart on a one hour drive out to the Yarra Valley. Sit back and relax as you travel through the stunning countryside with casual commentary from your knowledgeable guide along the way. you will cover between four and five wineries depending on how your tour group is traveling for time. With the Yarra Valley being known for it's excellent quality cool climate wines the wineries will not disappoint.If there are any specific wineries you would like to visit please let your tour guide know and they will try their best to accommodate for you. If you have never been to the Yarra Valley this is where your local guides come to the forefront. They will explain what you will experience or what to expect at each of glass of matching wine and tea or coffee to finish. Dietary requirements are not a problem.After lunch it might be another winery for tastings a visit to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie or a brewery for a beer/cider.Feeling very relaxed head back into the city arriving at approximately 5pm."
Yarra Valley Small-Group Gourmet Food and Wine Tour from Melbourne or Yarra Valley
"Begin your day with hotel pickup from either Melbourne or the Yarra Valley and head for your first stop at the Coldstream Dairy. Here you will enjoy a range of tastings from this boutique dairy all of whose produce is made using Yarra Valley milk. Enjoy Italian-style handmade cheeses fresh feta and yoghurt from right in the heartland of wine country. With cheese in your tummies and possibly your bags you will then set off in search of Gin. That’s right enjoy a gin tasting at Healesville’s newest and latest most fabulous offering – an award winning boutique gin distillery called Four Pillars Gin.Next it’ll be time for some lunch at one of the local wineries the exact location being decided upon the day. You might visit Tokar Estate
This is one of my favourite scenes, to be found right in the main street of Healesville, next to shops, this quaint little church. I especially like the little bell tower. As we walked past, a wedding...