Farm Gate Trail Tours
of the Yarra Valley
The picturesque Yarra Valley, less than an hours drive from Melbourne, is a family playground. Renowned for its premium wine, the valley is also Melbourne’s food bowl and has many farm gates open for visitors to explore. Whilst the summer months are the best time to visit for berries, this itinerary offers strawberry picking and orchard tours all year round.
For private groups of 8 or more.
Rayner’s Orchard – Pick your own fruit to enjoy
Begin your day with a full tour of the fruit orchards Rayner’s Orchard, riding through groves of fruit trees, sampling from the abundant varieties of ripe and ready to eat fruit. Tractor fruit tasting tours take place daily. Blossom tours in August and September. Enjoying morning tea at the Peach Café.
Healesville Sanctuary – Australian Wildlife at it’s finest
Wombats, Emus, Koalas, Kangaroos and the list goes on! Meet a large collection of Australian wildlife animals and see special displays such as the “Tales from Platypus Creek” and the “Spirit of the Sky” shows. Lunch available for an additional cost at the cafe.
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-Creamery – Delicious Treats for all
The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie is an iconic Yarra Valley experience. As you enter, you’re invited to help yourself to the giant bowls of chocolates available for tasting. Gaze into the kitchens and see the Belgian chocolatiers at work, as they create over 150 different types of chocolate, from lavish chocolate bars, to nut clusters and rocky road, bush tucker chocolates, plus macarons, fudge, nougat, mousse logs and even their own ice-cream. It’s impossible not to buy something. Fact.
Yering Station – Enjoy tasting from the most experienced in the Valley
Taste some of the Yarra Valley’s premium wines at Yering Station, Victoria’s first vineyard and learn about the wines from their experienced cellar door staff. Visit the Produce Store full of Yarra Valley’s finest produce and explore the gardens and dramatic architecture.
Yarra Valley Gateway Estate – Local Produce Tastings
Final stop is the farm-gate, showcasing some of the —Valley’s finest food producers under one roof, with allweather pick your own strawberries all year round.
How to Book
It’s easy to book a tour. Simply select one of the options below:
1300 945 396
(Office hours Monday – Friday 9am-5.00pm, Saturday 9am-3pm, after hours for urgent matters or next day tours).