THINGS TO DO
There's plenty to do in the Yarra Valley
Savour the Journey & Take in Nature
The Yarra Valley has many natural features for a relaxing day trip. With stunning mountain views, a pristine environment and all on Melbourne's door step, this is a must visit region.
Maroondah Reservoir & Botanical Gardens
Across the road from Boat O' Craigo is Maroondah Reservoir Park. Its playground, lawns and cool summer shade make it a popular picnic destination in warmer months.
Run by Zoos Victoria, a not-for-profit conservation organisation dedicated to fighting wildlife extinction, the Healesville Sanctuary is a great place to see Dingos, Kangaroos, Wombats, Tasmanian Devils, Echnidas, Koalas, and much more.
Fun Activities with a View
The Yarra Valley has a wide range of fun activities to enjoy with family, friends or on a romantic getaway.
Piaf Day Spa Yarra Valley specialises in massage, relaxation and luxury treatments for individuals, couples and small groups. Step into a magical world, surrounded by ancient rainforest ferns and tall peaceful gums in the Yarra Valley.
From your first time fishing to the experienced angler, you can guarantee a catch at Buxton Trout Farm. Set amongst tall, shady gum trees by the Stevenson's river, it is the perfect place to relax. There's even BBQ facilities so you can cook your catch for lunch.
Stay for a While & Sample All the Flavours
Discover cafes and restaurants, art galleries, markets, nature walks, bustling villages and a multitude of attractions scattered throughout the regions.
Chocolaterie in Yarra Glen
Enjoy abundant free chocolate tastings. Watch their European Chocolatiers hand craft over 250 different chocolate products. Indulge in a delicious selection of ice creams and relax in the café.
Four Pillars Distillery
Located on the corner of the Maroondah Highway and Lilydale Road is Four Pillars Gin Distillery. Walk-in tastings are available at $10/person (refundable with purchase of any 700mL bottle of gin). Groups of 9 people or more will need to book in advance.
The Yarra Valley is an 1hr drive from Melbourne. Boat O' Craigo Cellar Door is on the Eastern side of the Yarra Valley, opposite Maroondah Reservoir.