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.

Morning

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.

Lunch

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.

Afternoon

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.

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

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.

Yering Station

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.

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