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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."""
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Yarra Valley Wine and Wildlife Self-Driving Tour Including De Bortoli Winery and Healesville Sanctuary
"Enjoy this self-drive Yarra Valley wine and wildlife tour.Healesville Sanctuary De Bortoli Wines and the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery have created the perfect Yarra Valley dayout.10.30am – 12.30pm: Your wine and wildlife package begins at Healesville Sanctuary where a personal guide will take you on a a leisurely 20 minute drive through the picturesque Yarra Valley will bring you to De Bortoli Yarra ValleyEstate. Enjoy the warm hospitality of this family owned winery savouring a two course lunch. After lunch spend some time tasting cool climate wines at the cellar door. Complete your day with a short 5 minute drive to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery. In the stunning showroom indulge in abundant free chocolate tastings and choose from over 250 """Experience this self-drive Yarra Valley wine and wildlife day tour as you explore what there is to offer in the Yarra Valley in your own time. Start your day at Healesville Sanctuary with a personal guide followed by a visit to the De Bortoli winery wher
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Half-Day or Full-Day Private Guide Hire from Melbourne
"With your guide and group of between 1-8 people choose between a group tour of 4-hours or 8-hours with the flexibility to choose your own itinerary.Possible itineraries include shopping tours Healesville Sanctuary (animals) wineries in either the Yarra Valley or Red Hill region Phillip Island to see the penguins the Great Ocean Road to see the Twelve Apostles Point Nepean/Mornington Peninsula and general tours of Melbourne to see local attractions and suburbs including St Kilda
From AUD100.00

More Things to Do in Walhalla

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The village

In its time there were 3,000 plus people here. Whilever gold fever is around, there will be people. They supported 10 hotels, always a yardstick of how a town was doing in early Australia.Ned Stringer...
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On top of it all

There's a really neat walk. One end of it starts from adjacent to the rotunda. At the top of the stairs if you turn right you go straight to the Long Tunnel Gold Mine (see earlier tip). This operated...
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Put yourself in hospital

Pearson Memorial Hospital is in this picture. You'll probably have to blow it up and look carefully in the top right hand corner where you'll notice a fine edifice peeping through the trees.William...
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Others

There's lots of little interesting things to see on the walk, the poppet head of the Long Tunnel Gold Mine for one and the whimsical sign (pic 2) giving directions to places only a handful would ever...
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Social life, almost gone

A brass band was a major player in the social life of towns such as this. They still survive in some places to this day though, somewhat sadly in my opinion, we prefer to sit in front of a screen for...
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Living and dying in fantasy land

That's the thing about gold mining towns, poverty persists alongside plenty and one of the more distressing ramifications of living here was the amount of young children that died during or just after...
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Wonderful history

No less a scribe than noted English novelist, Anthony Trollope, visited in 1872 and was surprised to see a piano and a billiard table. He said, "..the mountains were so steep that it was often...
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Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

This is an old gold mine where you can actually go underground and see how it used to be.This rejuvenated mine, and I know this because my youngest son's company had a hand in the occupational health...
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Historic cemetery

Rated Australia's most unusual cemetery by locals, though there would be some competition for that, it sits on the side of a 45 degree precipitous slope.There have been over 1,100 burials here though...
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Ride the railway

This is claimed to be Australia's most scenic railway and it's hard to dispute that when you're riding along it. Cut into a small canyon it certainly rates high on a picturesque scale, let alone being...
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Hiking around Town

Because this is off the beaten track, there are not a lot of people exploring this old gold mining community. There are plenty of tracks around town to take you to the top of the hills and overlook...
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Train Ride

What an experience...out in the middle of nowhere...we stumbled across this cute town...with a train that took about 1.5 hours return for travel between 2 towns. We'd recommend this inexpensive $12AUD...
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