Yarra Valley Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Yarra Valley Area
When you venture into the Yarra Valley, you will come across expansive green fields, rolling mountains and vineyards. You will be spoilt for choice with picnic spots, accommodation, tours and activities. The Yarra Valley is most famous for being Victoria’s most beloved and vast wine region. Sip all the red, white and sparkling wine your heart desires and taste test a wide variety of gourmet foods – the Yarra is the perfect location for a weekend indulgence.
The list of things to do in the Yarra Valley doesn’t stop at food and wine! There are numerous art galleries and historic homes dotted throughout the region along with family attractions. Keep on the lookout for koalas and learn more about Aboriginal history at the Healesville Sanctuary or hop aboard Australia’s oldest steam train, the Puffing Billy Steam Railway.
Within the Yarra region is The Dandenong Ranges, the most nationally well known and most breathtaking mountain ranges in Victoria. Walk through the Dandenong National Park up to the breathtaking views of the Kalorama Lookout, which presents wide views of the mountain ranges. The national park isn’t the only attraction in the Dandenong Ranges – the Blooming Gardens are a famous, colourful attraction.
Another Yarra Valley attraction to put on your to-do list is the Gulf Station. Learn about and admire olden-day farming tools and items that date back to the gold rush. Best of all, here at the Gulf Station lies Australia’s biggest and oldest life-size maze!
Whether you’re seeking historic, relaxing or adventurous activities, the Yarra Valley accommodates for all. Food, wine, walks, hikes, picnics and historic activities – welcome to Yarra Valley.
Yarra Valley Events & What's On
- Tarrawarra Biennial 2018: From Will To Form TarraWarra Museum of Art (TWMA)
- Intro to Gardening Mt Evelyn Campus
- Small Business Mentoring Clinic - Monbulk Monbulk Living and Learning Centre
- Murder Mystery Dinner at Puffing Billy Railway Puffing Billy Railway
- Warratina Lavender Farm Tea Cosy Competition Warratina Lavender Farm
- SkyHigh Christmas In July Buffet Lunch SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
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