We’ve all heard the mantra – ‘get back to nature’. That’s all very well, but what if you didn’t even start there? Does it still count? Sometimes we feel like all we’ve ever known is concrete footpaths, narrow streets and the familiar grind of garbage trucks every Thursday morning. So, driving through the gates of Yarra Valley Trails and breathing in the very real and full smells of lush country air, heavy with the warmth of horses, we felt transported to an alternate universe. Though fortunately, one that’s only an hour from Melbourne! Honestly, with the sun on my face, it was enough to bring out the country girl buried deep within this urban creature
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On the first weekend of May, the famous ‘Scrumpy’ is ready for drinking, live bands are swinging to blues and soul under the great Oak tree, and the new beer garden amongst the Kellybrook vineyard beckons.
Zoe Powell samples the delightful ciders, beer and ale along the Cider and Ale Trail of the Yarra Valley.
The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival is the perfect time of year to get out and explore all things regional and delicious. Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges have a terrific selection of indulgences and even some with a walk or ride too!
We tee up with Cog Bike Cafe as we jump on an ebike to explore the rugged landscape surrounding Warburton.
Blogger and influencer, Zoe Powell, discovers the stunning Yarra Valley courtesy of Global Ballooning.
Guest Blogger, Zoe Powell, gets up close and personal with the stunning wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary - check out what she experienced here!
Ivory Tribe sat down with newlywed Melbourne couple, Elise and Justin to get the lowdown on why they chose the Yarra Valley as the perfect wedding destination.
Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges’ Yarra Gables Motel has been selected as part of the 2017 Gold List of Australian Accommodation - find out why!
Get ready as the Yarra Valley welcomes the Up and Running fun run this February. Register in one of five categories to raise money for the local Warburton community.