Tuck yourself away in front of an open fire in the Yarra Valley to indulge in life's great pleasures of food, wine, spectacular scenery.Sample the wines and stay around for a tour and linger over a meal as you discover the regional passion for food, with fresh local produce matched to the wines in vineyard restaurants.
Your Yarra Valley adventure begins with early morning pickup from our convenient pick-up points in an air-conditioned bus/coach approximate 1-hour drive northeast of the city to the Yarra Valley.
Make your first stop at Rayner's Orchard , a family run boutique orchard in the Yarra Valley that grows over 450 varieties of fruit including: peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, tamarillo, pomegranate, persimmon, pepino, feijoa, guava, kiwi fruit, dutch medlar and various citrus throughout winter.
Next, visit Dominique Portet winery for winery tour and tasting from this boutique family owned winery with French heritage.The cellar door has a French country feel, and the terrace café serves light foods from the winemaker’s table, with great views of the ranges. They also sell La Boutique French-style products. Wine quality is exemplary across the board, and the serene surround landscape is the Yarra Valley at its best.
Then head to The Big Bouquet , located in the heart of the Yarra Vally just a stone throw from the Healesville sanctuary. With over 60000 flowering Gerbera plants it is the biggest Glass house of its kind producing these happy flowers 365 days of the year. The farm is also home to a friendly herd of Alpacas, with alpaca food available to purchase these fury friends will be ever to meet you.
Make a sweet stop at The Chocolaterie which welcomes you with an abundant free chocolate tastings, displays of thousands of premium chocolates and large viewing windows where you can see European chocolatiers at work handcrafting creations.Your day trip ends with the drive back to Melbourne, where you’ll be dropped off at your pickup point.
Our tours are conducted in modern air-conditioned vehicles combined with the latest technology to ensure your safety and comfort. Range in size from 13 - 44 seats). Enjoy the ease and comfort of traveling with a group that's sized perfectly. You'll have opportunities to soak up all of the highlights of your trip and get to know your fellow travelers.
WHAT TIME SHALL I BE THERE?
For all travellers, please arrive 20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time for your tour.