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Yarra Valley Wine and Wildlife Day Trip from Melbourne Including Healesville Sanctuary

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$163.77
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 21 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago
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 3 days 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 7 April 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 9 April 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

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile
Must do, highly recommend

We booked this trip on a whim, and are so glad we did. Great animal watching, great wine tasting, and great cheese tasting. But the probably the hidden gem to our tour was our guide/driver Robert "Rob" Lorenzon. He was so genuine, and his enthusiasm...More

Thank adamandsteph702
Reviewed 23 January 2018
Amazing Trip

We had an amazing time with Paul on the Wine & Wildlife Day Trip. It was easily one of the best activities of our two-week trip through Australia and New Zealand. The entire trip was first rate, especially the delicious lunch and wine at Yering...More

Thank Jackrc504
Reviewed 22 January 2018
Healesville Sanctury

Took interstate friends who hadn't been there for over 10 years and they noticed the changes. Enjoyed the day as we spent 6 hours and had a pleasant snack for lunch there as well.

Thank JohnandDorothyMelb
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