Yarra Valley Wine Tours

Savor the finer things in life during a relaxing Yarra Valley Wine Tour! Enjoy a bunch of fun things here, like hot air balloon rides, cheese tastings, riding the Puffing Billy Train, and much more! Take to the skies in a hot air balloon after a scrumptious champagne breakfast or hit the Yarra Valley Beer Ciders and Ale Trail, which includes a delicious gourmet lunch. Get ready to add a little excitement to your Melbourne vacation with Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours while having a blast in this magnificent natural escape.

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Our tips for Yarra Valley

  • The Bush. They say “the bush kills ya quick.” So, if you decide to take an adventurous tour after your Yarra valley wine tasting tour, make sure you are aware of the dangers related to Australia’s flora, fauna, and topography.
  • Put it down. If you’re coming from a country that’s a bit more liberal when it comes to alcohol, you should know that getting caught driving with a blood alcohol level above .05 will cut your tour very short!
  • Plan Ahead. During the peak season, some of the Yarra Valley wineries are fully booked. So, you can’t always waltz right in unannounced. Book online and save yourself the disappointment.
  • Go for a combo. Why not combine enjoy of the best things in life during a Yarra Valley Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Full Day Tour? And, for those always looking for a good deal, the Yarra Valley Wine & Chocolate Tour Combo Saver also includes one of the most popular Valley attractions: The Eureka Skydeck & Edge Experience!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Yarra Valley?

    The best time to visit Yarra Valley Wine Region is in late spring or early summer. So, in Australia, that’s November through January. During this time, new grapes are beginning to form and the staffs at most wineries have plenty of time to provide you with excellent service and explain the wine-making process. If you show up during the fall, everyone working at the wineries is busy collecting, crushing, and fermenting grapes. So, you can expect the staff to be a little preoccupied. Weather-wise, late spring and early summer are quite nice.

  • Q: How do I get there?

    Getting to Yarra Valley is a breeze. Located less than an hour away from Melbourne, Yarra Valley is reachable by a variety of different transportation options. But, perhaps the best way to get to Yarra Valley is by a rental car which will allow you to stop along the way if you want to do a little shopping, enjoy nature, or check out a Yarra Valley attraction. However, the most economical way to get to Yarra Valley is by bus. You’ll want to take Bus No. 906, which stops at Melbourne Airport, all the way to the valley. Otherwise, you can also use the Metro system in combination with the buses. Just hop on the train at Central Station that heads towards Lilydale. Then, alight at the Ringwood Station before boarding Bus No. 364 and hopping off at Harding Road on the edge of Yarra Valley.

  • Q: How far is Yarra Valley from Melbourne?

    Yarra Valley is located in the north-central part of Melbourne and is around 25 km away.

  • Q: What are the top wineries to visit in and around Yarra Valley?

    Make sure to aim at visiting the most popular wineries at Yarra Valley namely Yering Station, Rochford Wines, Soumah, and Domaine Chandon.

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