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Yarra Valley Half Day Tour

 

Join our new Yarra Valley Tour and enjoy wine tastings at 3 spectacular Yarra Valley wineries plus a local cheese platter with your expert guide and small group on this express tour from Melbourne.

Languages:
English
Duration:
4 Hours
Start:
0900
End:
1300 at Eureka Skydeck
Min: 2 adults
Max: 11 people
Departures:
Mon, Wed, Fri

Yarra Valley Tour Itinerary

Firstly, your expert Oceania Tours Guide will pick you up from your hotel and transport you in a small group of no more than 11 passengers allowing plenty of time to chat to your guide and fellow travellers.

Upon arrival in the Valley, your Yarra Valley Tour will commence with three sensational wineries, providing you the opportunity to enjoy tastings of their finest cool climate wines against a stunning background.

At one of the wineries we will include a local cheese tasting platter to accompany the wines.

Finally, your guide will then take you back to Melbourne.

 

Highlights & Inclusions

  1. Small group Yarra Valley Tour
  2. Pick up from Melbourne City Hotels
  3. Wine Tastings at 3 Wineries
  4. Cheese Platter at one winery

The Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is synonymous with world-class cool climate wines and this stunning wine region is located only a stone’s throw from Melbourne.

It is suitably named for the majestic Yarra River or Birrarung that flows through the region. The river was significant to the Indigenous Wurundjeri people. In the language of the Wurundjeri people, Birrarung means Place of Mists and Shadows. You will understand the significance of this once on our arrival in the valley, especially if you travel with us during the winter. Interestingly, the Wurundjeri people lived around the Yarra Valley for over 30,000 years and the Yarra River was central to their survival.

The Yarra Valley is one of the oldest wine regions in Australia. The first vines were planted in the 1830s on the property which is today known as Chateau Yering. Interestingly, wine production stopped in 1921 due to the popularity of fortified wines but thankfully, the winemakers returned to the Valley in the late 1960s. They have, of course, been making world-class cool climate wines ever since.

So, if you are a wine enthusiast or simply appreciate a beautiful countryside with rolling hills covered in vines, then join our Oceania half day Yarra Valley tour with an expert guide. The Valley is located less than an hour drive from the heart of Melbourne and we will introduce you to 3 of the regions’ best vineyards. Indulge in a tasting session of the finest cool climate wines against a simply stunning background. Of course, a cheese platter with a sample of the regions finest fare is also included at one of the establishments. Your tour is conducted with a maximum of 11 guests so you will be sure to enjoy the personalised service and expert guide.

 

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