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Visit the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges to experience world-class food and wine, and spectacular natural attractions – all less than an hour from Melbourne.
Watch for waking koalas and peek at a joey in a kangaroo's pouch, meet keepers or observe vets in the animal hospital, all in an Aussie bush setting.
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Indulge your love of chocolate with tastings, treats from the cafe and more than 150 different varieties of hand-crafted chocolates and ice creams.
Find mystical clay sculptures of Aboriginal figures hiding in the tranquil ferny glades of the William Ricketts Sanctuary in the Dandenong Ranges.
March your way up the steep, 1000 step-climb to experience a tiny sense of the exhaustion felt by the Australian soldiers following the Kokoda Trail.
All aboard for a ride on Australia's oldest steam railway, through thick forests and lush fern gullies, or travel first class for olden-times romance.
Make your way to the very heart of the Yarra Valley and sample fine local wines at Yering Station's cellar door and a la carte restaurant.
Take an inspiring artistic quest to Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, where Australian artistic history is upheld by exciting modern artists.
Eat and drink your way through the delectable Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Ranges, where exceptional food and wine are the norm, not the exception.
Hide away in spellbinding fern glades, rugged bushland and colourful gardens, and meet Australian animals in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.
Work up an appetite on Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges tracks and trails, snowfields and golf courses, or high above it all in a hot air balloon.
Uncover eclectic vintage clothes, furniture and books, or pick up gourmet souvenirs from specialty shops in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.
Disappear to the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges for a weekend of luxury and hedonistic release, with day spas, fine wines and crisp mountain air.
Get your hands dirty on historic properties and enjoy the romance of steam travel as you experience the daily struggles and pleasures of the past.
Occupy both the biggest and smallest family members in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, with budget accommodation, attractions and fun events.
Take a tour on one of the most scenic routes in Victoria within easy reach of Melbourne, tasting fine wine and produce, and seeing wildlife and flora.
Tour one of the most scenic routes in Victoria, sampling fine wine and produce, and spotting Australian wildlife set against a stunning backdrop.
Book with lastminute.com.au for a 'Garden Perfect Escape' at Chateau Yering Historic House Hotel.
Bring the family to the snow at Lake Mountain and get resort entry for one car, tobbogan hire and a family lunch voucher.
The annual Tessellar Tulip Festival celebrates spring in the Dandenongs with a month of family and music events, and a blooming showcase of flowers.
The inaugural Marysville Jazz & Blues Weekend will be held in Marysville and surrounding area over one weekend in October, with the event being...
Do not miss the Cuban Jazz Festival, held at Rochford Winery in the Yarra Valley. The Cuban Jazz offers three vineyard entertainment arenas. On the...
Escape the busy city life into the Dandenong Ranges' hidden delights. Explore lush fern glades, towering forests and eclectic villages.
Perch yourself high above Melbourne and surrounds and observe the striking seasons in the beautiful public and private gardens of Olinda.
Feel the sense of wellbeing descend as you arrive in Warburton on the upper reaches of the Yarra River, surrounded by lush mountain ash forests.
Tuck yourself away in front of an open fire in the Yarra Valley to indulge in life's great pleasures of food, wine, scenery and inspiring arts.
Get your foodie fix in Healesville, a regional food and wine hub, before visiting cellar doors or experiencing wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary.
Stumble upon bustling Belgrave nestled in the lush Sherbrooke Forest and watch the scenery unfold with a ride on beloved stream train Puffing Billy.
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