You might be surprised how many waterfalls there are in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. As Melbourne’s prime water catchment area, this region is well known for its lush walks in forever green rainforests, mountains, rivers and estuaries – and there are some magnificent waterfalls that are closer than you think!
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.
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Be led, fed and inspired on The Makers Trail – a curated day of arty experiences that lets you explore two fabulous art destinations in the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley.
Love is in the detail, love is the air, love is in the Yarra Valley! Here are some love-soaked options to celebrate Valentine’s Day (Thursday 14 February) with a perfect marriage of food and wine.
Schedule yourself some seriously (fun) mum-time now the kids are back at school.
Construction is progressing on the Carrum to Lilydale-Warburton Rail Trail link – a 90 km shared use pathway that will link the bayside suburb of Carrum to the Warburton Rail Trail head at Lilydale.
Empire was Australia’s internationally renowned artist Rone’s most ambitious takeover set at the decaying glory of art deco mansion, Burnham Beeches.
Five reasons why the lunches are longer (and more delicious) in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges
A celebration of fruits, flowers and fun at Rayners Orchard in the Yarra Valley. Tractor rides, U-pick and fruit tasting tours, children activities and more.
Golf in the Yarra Valley is an easy choice when it comes to corporate activities that are close to Melbourne but far enough away to be a real ’getaway from the office’.
Celebrate Chinese New Year in the Yarra Valley. Gather the family together to bring in the Year of the Earth Pig and the wealth and good fortune.