Black and White on Green

Wineries. There are over 40 wineries open for cellar door sales in the spectacular Yarra Valley region and many have excellent restaurants. These include Domaine Chandon, Yering Station Winery, Vines Restaurant at Helens Hill, Fergusson Winery and Restaurant, De Bortoli Winery and Restaurant, Stones of the Yarra Valley and Rochford Wines to name a few.

Shopping. Purchase gourmet provisions for your stay or browse the local speciality shops, antique shops and Sunday markets.

Restaurants. Dine at one of the many cafes and restaurants showcasing the regions best produce and award winning wines. Walk to The Healesville Hotel or Giant Steps/Innocent Bystander.

Culture. Experience Australian modern art, architecture and the beautiful Yarra Valley landscape at Tarrawarra Museum of Modern Art. Enjoy a guided wine tour of the Yarra Valley region or take yourself on the Yarra Valley Regional Food Trail.

Entertainment. Enjoy one of the many concerts at Rochford wines or bands playing locally. Enjoy a day out at the races in a relaxed atmosphere at the Healesville racecourse.

Adventure. Explore the Yarra Valley by Hot Air Balloon at dawn, followed by a buffet champagne breakfast with Global Ballooning or Hot Air Ballooning. Scenic helicopter flights over the Yarra Valley are also available with Sunrise Helicopters.

Leisure. Walk one of the many trails, parks or gardens in one of Australia’s most picturesque and inspiring countrysides. Enjoy a picnic at the Badger Weir Park. Visit the internationally-renowned Healesville Sanctuary and observe more than 200 species of wildlife in a beautiful bushland setting. Drive the popular scenic route along Maroondah Hwy through the dense forests of the Black Spur.