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What Wombat’s Drinking – Christmas 2016

What Wombat’s Drinking…

I was one of the lucky wombats who shopped early and managed to get their paws on a bottle of Cam McKenzie’s Four Pillars Christmas Gin, but as they produce such…

Coldstream Trail

Tour the Coldstream Trail wineries with a Wild Wombat

10.00am to 4.00pm

On every Wild Wombat Wine Tour there is a wombat mascot who accompanies you on the bus. He advises the driver on where to go, clever short cuts…

Melba Highway Tour

Tour the Melba Highway wineries with a Wild Wombat

10.00am to 4.00pm

On every Wild Wombat Wine Tour there is a wombat mascot who accompanies you on the bus. He advises the driver on where to go, clever short cuts…

Where to book your Christmas Function

It’s never too early to book your Christmas Function in the Yarra Valley as places fill up fast.

But not everyone has large numbers of staff – what if you’re a small business and you STILL want a fun…

Gin replaces wine for tours in the Yarra Valley

Four Pillars Gin, a boutique gin distillery, has opened in Healesville and Wild Wombat are excited to have added them to their repertoire.

For a small tasting fee, you’ll get to sample their range of gins and learn how…

Meet cousin Florence

Have you met Florence?

She’s my cousin, she lives at Healesville Sanctuary and is 11 years old now.  This is her in her traveling box – off to get her teeth checked at the wombat dentist.  She…

What wombat’s drinking – Autumn 2015

What wombat’s drinking?

Well, I’ve always been a big fan of Coldstream Hills, and it’s not surprising as they’re on some of the finest terroir in the Yarra Valley.  They produce three styles of Pinot and four…

Coming soon to the Yarra Valley in 2015

I’ve been hearing from my wombat friends over Healesville way that a new gin distillery is coming to town, opening in 2015!!  Four Pillars Gin has taken the gin world by storm, winning awards and wowing…

Behind the Hedge at Dame Nellie Melba’s home – Coombe Estate

Would you like to take afternoon tea at Dame Nellie Melba’s estate, walk in her gardens and hear anecdotes about when Charlie Chaplin came for a swim in her pool? You can now, because Coombe Estate

Have you met the new Bush Babies at Healesville Sanctuary?

Dingo pups – the dingo sister pups are now 5 months old and you’ll often see the them out walking with their keepers around the Sanctuary.  Stroke the pups on their back, and you never know, you might…