Experience the countryside surrounding Melbourne, beginning with a stop at Warrandyte State Park. A gold mining site in the 1800s, the park is now full of blue-green, fragrant eucalyptus trees and diverse wildlife, including kangaroos, wombats, platypuses, koalas, and over 100 species of birds. Take a short stroll with the guide, followed by a break for morning tea.|
Afterwards the tour drives downward to the rich, green Yarra Valley, with over 50 wineries, varying from small family vineyards to large international establishments. Lunch is served at the Rochford Winery, known for its award-winning chardonnays and pinot noirs, followed by further wine tasting at a boutique winery. Before heading back to the city, take a walk along a fern gully stream in Dandenong Ranges National Park, beneath a canopy of its mountain ash trees. Be sure to listen for the lyebird mimicking the calls of other birds.
- Guided forest and wineries tour
- Morning tea and lunch
- Entrance fees and wine tastings
- Roundtrip, air-conditioned transportation, including pick-up and drop-off service to select hotels
Daily, except Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday, and Easter Monday
Departure time and location:
9 AM from select Melbourne hotels
Return time and location:
5 PM to select Melbourne hotels
Children 2 or younger must travel in a booster seat. An infant's rate of AU$50 is available directly through Australian Wild Escapes. When calling to confirm your reservation, please advise the operator if you would like to reserve any infant's tickets. The amount due on any infant's tickets reserved will be charged upon arrival at your activity.IMPORTANT: This tour requires a minimum of 2 participants. When you contact Australian Wild Escapes to finalize your reservation, they will work with you to finalize a tour time and date that fits your schedule and their 2 person minimum requirement. Australian Wild Escapes requests flexibility on the guest's part on the date of service due to the 2 participant minimum.
|After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:|
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it iscritical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.
Exchange your voucher for activity:
Reservation confirmation required. Please contact Australian Wild Escapes at least 3 days prior to your arrival to schedule your tour date and pick-up time and location; the phone number and customer service hours appear on your printed voucher(s). On the day of your tour, please present your printed voucher(s) to the driver upon pick-up at your hotel.