The Yarra Valley is a haven of beautiful destination choices just one hour’s drive east of Melbourne. All of this made even better by visiting mid-week. Find out our top reasons why the Yarra Valley is better mid-week.
People, places, stories – we bring the Yarra Valley to life for you with blogs that capture the heart of this remarkable destination. Find Your Self in the history of an award-winning winery, inspired by a recipe featuring local produce or learning the secret locations that offer the best views or the foodie experience that you will never forget.
Get the inside word on where to get the best coffee, find fabulous day itineraries, immersive cultural experiences, and perfect getaway accommodation. Live like a local and wander through nature at your pace jump on a cycling track or maybe for you it's a drive through the majestic forest trees. It’s all here.
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Vegetarians, look away now - the time-honoured tradition of the Sunday roast is alive and well in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. What started in England centuries ago as a meal after church has stood the test of time and is now enjoyed by families around the world. Local eateries are jumping on board with sumptuous spreads perfect for lazy, long lunches.
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.
Check out these 5 reasons to enjoy a mid-week break in Healesville with the family!
You’ve booked the restaurant, bought the flowers and even written a soppy card describing how amazing your mum is. But what other activities have you got booked? Yep, I’m talking about the post-lunch/brunch activity that your mum initiates at the end of every mothers day meal (or coffee) “What’s next kids?”. Not to worry, we’ve got 11 options to keep the Mother’s Day dream alive!
There’s a Rock ‘n’ Road ahead for chocolate lovers as three Chocolateries get set to transform this classic Aussie treat with a month long Rocky Road Festival in May.
Summer’s favourite drink - the Rose Frosé (We’re handing out the secrets!)
If your pooch is champing at the bit to go for a decent run, take the lead and head to the Yarra Valley just 35km east of Melbourne.
Check out Wiggley Bottom Farm, where it's all about the animals, both yours and theirs!
Make a change from your daily commutes and unwind on a day trip from Melbourne. Explore 4 of the best trails in the Yarra Valley and be pleasantly surprised with the Valley's scenic delights.