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Yarra Valley Wine and Wildlife Full-Day Tour from Melbourne

Highlights
  • Savor two guided wine tastings and lunch at wineries in the Yarra Valley
  • Enjoy native wildlife and prepaid, fast entry at the Healesville Sanctuary
  • Learn about Australian winemaking and varietals on guided winery visits
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Yarra Valley Wine and Wildlife Day Trip from Melbourne Including Healesville Sanctuary
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Yarra Valley Wine and Wildlife Day Trip from Melbourne Including Healesville Sanctuary
US$162.85
Overview
Just an hour east of Melbourne, the Yarra Valley is one of Australia’s most popular wine regions. On this guided tour, combine a morning visit to the Healesville Sanctuary—where you can spot kangaroos, koalas, wombats, and other native wildlife—with an afternoon in the lovely Yarra Valley. Two wine tastings, a delicious winery lunch, and convenient round-trip transportation are included.
What to Expect
After pickup from your Melbourne hotel, set out on the 1-hour drive to the Healesville Sanctuary, a nonprofit conservation center home to over 200 animal species. Your prepaid tickets get you straight inside, so you can spend the entire morning exploring the wildlife sanctuary and spotting native Australian animals such as kangaroos, koalas, emus, wombats, and platypuses.

Continue to the Yarra Valley, where the first stop is Yering Station. After a lovely lunch at the restaurant looking out over the vineyards, take a tour of the historic winery and sample their fine wines.

Your second wine tasting is at De Bortoli Winery, the valley’s largest wine producer. Enjoy a guided tasting and sample a selection of red, white, sparkling, and dessert wines paired with a selection of regional cheeses.

Return to Melbourne via the scenic towns of Steels Creek and Christmas Hills. Your tour ends back at your hotel.
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1 - 5 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent day trip from Melbourne

Wonderful day trip from Melbourne. Guide was extremely knowledgable in wine and food and was a pleasure. Healesville sanctuary is a great place to meet the local Australian wildlife.

Thank MattR3129
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Day

Our drover and guide Paul was excellent. We enjoyed both the wild life and wine tasting lunch was amazing and the winneries excellent choices.More

Thank Dedra H
vinetrekker, Owner at Vinetrekker Wine and Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Dedra for taking the time to review your recent Yarra Valley Wine and Wildlife Daytour and great to hear you had an amazing experience. What's not to love about the combination of native animals, fine food and terrific wine, especially when it's located...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A wonderful day

We were picked up on time at our hotel in a van that holds around 10 people. The trip to the Yarra Valley was beautiful and informative. Our driver/guide was fantastic! Unbeknownst to us, we were the only people on the wine and wildlife tour...More

1  Thank dawn h
vinetrekker, Owner at Vinetrekker Wine and Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Dawn for taking the time to review your recent Yarra Valley Food, Wine and Wildlife Daytour and great to hear you had such a great day. It's a terrific combination of native wildlife in the morning and glorious food and wine in the afternoon...More

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Mr. Robert Lorenzon, was simply awesome.

Fantastic tour: we are a family of 4, visiting from Vancouver, Canada. We decided on this tour last minute, and it truly was a memorable tour. Our guide, Mr. Robert Lorenzon, was simply awesome - friendly, professional, punctual, knowledgeable and a true gentleman. We never...More

Thank Europe20144
vinetrekker, Owner at Vinetrekker Wine and Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Deepu and Reena for taking the time to review your recent Yarra Valley Wine and Wildlife Daytour and thrilled to hear how pleased you were with Rob. He's very good at engaging with his guests and makes an effort to include everyone. The quality...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile
Awesome

Our guide Steven was so knowledgeable, friendly and such a great guide. Very enjoyable! Great day out!More

Thank darren c
vinetrekker, Owner at Vinetrekker Wine and Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Thanks for your review Darren and delighted to hear how happy you were with your recent Food and Wine Daytour. Having professional, courteous and knowledgeable guides like Stephen ensures you're going to get the best out of your day. We appreciate your support and wish...More

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Response from Europe20144 | Reviewed this property |
Best to ask the tour organizer. Personally, I don't think you can do this trip for a half day. The Healesville Sanctuary takes at least half day and the wine tasting and lunch the rest - we had to rush to get back by 7 pm... More
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