Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley Day Trips

Taking a Yarra Valley day trip is a must do when visiting Melbourne. The region is one of Victoria’s best wine and food destinations right on Melbourne’s doorstep.

The Yarra Valley is a destination of style, sophistication and romance, whilst showcasing the Yarra Valley’s key attributes.

Yarra Valley day trips will take you to some of the many wineries; many of these are located in beautiful hill country around Nillumbik, Hurstbridge and Kangaroo Ground.

Visit cellar doors of great architecturally significant wineries to some rustic tin sheds hidden amongst the vines.

Some of your Yarra Day Trips take in more than just wineries, dare I say it, and the Yarra Valley Railway will take you from Healesville Station through some of the most beautiful parts of the Yarra Valley and give you a very different perspective.

For those who prefer beer there are Yarra Valley Day Trips which will willingly accommodate you, there are two microbreweries in the Yarra Valley. Coldstream Brewery brews pilsner, cider, ale and a seasonal beer. They’re closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and have live music every Thursday and Sunday.

There are several Yarra Valley Day Trips that are designed for the more adventurous; there aren’t many better ways to watch the sunrise than from a hot air balloon. Global Ballooning can give you a bird’s-eye view of vineyards and the Yarra River. Test your nerves on a skydive over the Yarra Valley’s picturesque wineries with Melbourne Skydive Centre.

How about a barmy day at the races, take one of the Yarra valley day trips to the County horse racing this is a fantastic social event with an average of 2 races per month. Check out the 2011 Yarra racing calendar: https://www.yarravalleyracing.com.au.

Yarra Valley Day trips are operated by Autopia Tours (www.autopiatours.com.au), Eco Platypus Tours (www.ecoplatypustours.com)