Updated 20  January 2021
Australia Day long weekend ideas for Melbourne's Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.

Looking to get out this Straya Day weekend? We’ve compiled your checklist for what’s happening in Melbourne’s Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. Get into the Aussie spirit with a traditional BBQ, or picnic in the great outdoors. Indulge your sweet tooth with some Aussie classics at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and  Ice Creamery, or enjoy a beautiful summery dinner at Holmseglen on Eildon.

We’ve got you covered for what’s happening this Australia Day weekend.


Australia Day weekend dinners in Eildon

Celebrate the long weekend with beautiful dinners by our Holmesglen at Eildon chefs.

Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January 2020. Set price Table D’hote menu: three courses or two courses, or one course. as well as a Child’s two -course menu.

Bookings Essential. Drinks available at bar prices, no bring your own drinks. Dining on the deck or dining room with spectacular views.

Price: Refer to website

Time: 6pm bookings essential

Where: Holmesglen at Eildon 92 Moore Road, Eildon, VIC 3713

Website: www.holmesglenateildon.com.au

Email: eildon@holmesglen.edu.au

Phone: (03) 8727 3000


Australia Day Long Weekend at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Make a day trip to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie this Australia Day long weekend. Taste and Create  and Junrio Chocolatier workshops run throughout Janaury and there's pelnty of activites to enjoy outside on the lawn. How Australian is Macadamia Cheesecake with a chocolate shot!

Over the entire Long Weekend, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie's European Chocolatiers and Pastry Chefs turn their hands to mastering some Australian classics. Join at their newly renovated café space with savoury specials and classic Australian desserts such as pavlova and lamingtons available. You will also find Aussie inspired ice cream flavours and limited edition chocolates in their showroom. 

Make a day trip to the Yarra Valley over the Australia Day Long Weekend to soak up the warm sunshine and enjoy a bounty of fresh produce and handcrafted creations. 

Price: Free entry, no bookings required

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where: Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery, 35 Old Healesville Road, Yarra Glen, VIC 3775

Website: https://www.yvci.com.au/whats-on/

Email: mail@YVCI.com.au

Phone: (03) 9730 2777


Summer Borders at Cloudehill 

Nestled in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, Cloudehill Gardens  is excited to announce their summer borders display is on.

Grab your picnic rug, fold-up chair and all your friends and stroll amongst a maze of gardens in the soft evening light. Take in the summer flowering borders at their most floriferous and enjoy.

Price: Refer to website

Time: From 5:00 pm

Where: Cloudehill Gardens, 89 Olinda-Monbulk Road, Olinda, VIC 3788

Website: www.cloudehill.com.au

Email: info@cloudehill.com.au

Phone: (03) 5984 7900

Rochford Wines  presents Sounds Better (January 23)

Price: $49

Time: From 6:30 pm

Where: Rochford Wines, 878-880 Maroondah Highway, Coldstream, VIC 3770

Website: https://www.ticketmaster.com.au/event/13005A2CA6B44972

Email: socialmedia@rochfordwines.com.au

Phone: (03) 5957 3333


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