Yering Gorge Cottages provides a stunning natural setting where bushland intersects with the Yarra River against the backdrop of the Christmas Hills and Dividing Ranges. Guests have the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s most iconic wildlife during their stay.

Discover kangaroos, wombats and echidnas roaming wildly in their natural habitat; and with three kilometres of the Yarra River running through the property, our family of breeding platypus have been known to make special appearances.  With over 200 species of native bird life within the 120-acre private nature reserve including Eastern and Crimson Rosellas, Sulphur-Crested Cockatoos, Kookaburras, Rainbow Lorikeets, several Grass Parrots and Owl species, Kingfishers and nesting Wedge Tail Eagles - a pair of binoculars should be at the top of the ‘to pack list’.

“Yering Gorge Cottages provides an idyllic setting within an hour of Melbourne - perfect for nature lovers and those wanting to escape the city.  Surrounded by birds and wildlife, kangaroos roam freely throughout the property; guests might find a cockatoo landing on their railing as they start-up the barbeque or have a wombat join them on their morning walk along the river. Our guests always depart wishing they’d stayed an extra night or two”, said Sales & Marketing Manager, Tracy Hore.

With over 12km of bush walking trails through our 120-acre Nature Reserve, walkers and bikers will find many species of native flora along the way whilst enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding Yarra Valley upon reaching the summit.  Experience the unique geological structure and natural beauty of Yering Gorge and discover the perfect picnic spot on the banks of the Yarra River. For those with a current Victorian Fishing Licence, the Yarra River is home to many native fish species including the Macquarie Perch.

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s food and wine playground, Yering Gorge Cottages is Trip Advisor’s #1 rated boutique property in the Yarra Valley.  Nested into the hillside of a 120-acre Nature Reserve, alongside the Yarra River, Yering Gorge Cottages features 13 self-contained, luxuriously appointed, one, two and four-bedroom cottages.

Yering Gorge Cottage guests receive complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay and have full access to The Eastern Golf Club’s Golf, Fitness & Wellness facilities including Tennis Courts, Fitness Centre and Games Room. 

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