Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Private Tour from Melbourne

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Fitness level moderate
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Explore Victoria's famous Yarra Valley
Private tour to give you freedom & flexibility
Take a hike in the stunning Dandenong Ranges
Marvel at the Californian Redwood forest
Visit a winery, craft beer brewery and gin distillery
Spot wildlife such as lyrebirds, wombats & echidnas

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Fri, May 31, 2024

What you can expect

This private tour from Melbourne will take you on a 6.6km hike through the towering trees of the Dandenong Ranges before celebrating the day with a visit to the Yarra Valley’s best wineries, breweries and distilleries.

Departing from Melbourne CBD, lace up the hiking boots for a gentle walk in the Eastern Sherbrooke Forest amongst giant Mountain Ash, Wetland Ferns and Californian Redwood trees. By now you should have worked up an appetite for lunch at the prestigious Innocent Bystander winery in the Yarra Valley. Sample a wine or two while you are here visiting the Matilda Bay Brewery for a cold brew and award-winning gin at Four Pillars Distillery.

Encompassing two of Victoria’s greatest regions - this is one Melbourne tour you don’t want to miss out on. Gather your friends and book this private tour of the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley here.


What you need to know

  • Private tour to the Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Ranges
  • An easy/moderate hike with a total distance of 6.6km
  • 1 x Tasting at Four Pillars Gin Distillery
  • Visit to wineries, brewery and distillery
  • Friendly and knowledgable guide
  • Organic Fruit & Healthy Snacks
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee Supreme & Organic Tea
  • Modern VW Caravelle – 9 seater with Air Con
  • Lunch
  • Additional tastings / drinks
  • We embark on a moderate 6.6km hike in the Eastern Sherbrooke Forest through towering Mountain Ash trees and wetland ferns. Next up, we pull into one of Yarra Valley’s favourite wineries, the Innocent Bystander cellar door, for lunch. There's plenty of time for wine tasting too if you choose. After lunch, we skip over the road to visit craft beer brewery Matilda Bay, before jumping back in the van to visit the lads at Payten & Jones for more good wine and great tunes. We top the day off with a visit to Four Pillars, a small craft gin distillery (that's been named the world's leading gin producer two years in a row), before hitting the road and returning to Melbourne. Tastings at Innocent Bystander and Four Pillars are included.
  • Tastings at Innocent Bystander and Four Pillars Gin Distillery
  • A moderate hike with a total distance of 6.6 km
  • Visit Innocent Bystander, Matilda Bay Brewery, Payten & Jones Winery & Four Pillars Distillery
  • 1 Day (10 hours)
  • Private tours include door to door pick-up & drop off, anywhere in the CBD
What To Bring
  • Comfortable trainers or hiking boots
  • Water bottle (1L)
  • Cash or credit card for lunch and additional drinks (around $50)
  • Warm layers just in case
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses & a hat
Additional Information
  • Have something else in mind? Our private tours are entirely adjustable to suit you and your group’s needs
Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel a trip booking at least 7 days in advance of the trip, we will provide you with your choice of a refund of any trip fares already paid, or a credit note for a future trip. No refund will be provided for cancellations within 7 days of the trip date, however we will allow you to transfer that trip booking into another person’s name. A $25 administrative fee will apply to all booking changes within 7 days of departure.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Need help?

  • Email us at enquiry@experienceoz.com.au
  • Help code: D2B-405C
  • This experience is supplied by Mornington Peninsula and Hot Springs Day Tour from Melbourne


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