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Yarra Valley Wildlife & Wine Day Tour from Melbourne with Healesville Sanctuary

Melbourne, Victoria

Enjoy a small-group full-day tour that combines native wildlife with wine tasting in Victoria’s internationally acclaimed Yarra Valley wine region. Set out from Melbourne for a visit to Healesville Sanctuary, founded in order to preserve and protect endangered animal species, and spend the morning observing koalas, kangaroos, emus and other iconic native animals.

Early afternoon, travel across to Yering Station Vineyard for a delicious a la carte main course lunch and wine tasting before finishing the day with cheese and wine at the De Bortoli Winery. 

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Melbourne, Victoria
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A$240
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Stop At: Healesville Sanctuary, Badger Creek Road Healsville, Healesville, Victoria 3777 Australia

Home to more than 200 species of Australian native animals and set amidst natural bushland, the Healesville Sanctuary is the ideal place to observe our iconic wildlife up close. An enhancement to the visit is a Kangaroo Encounter where you have the opportunity with a keeper to feed and pat these adorable animals (if the animal allows). A Koala Encounter is also available but there’s no touching or feeding involved, just an opportunity to get some amazing up close pictures. An additional fee applies for these encounters . Please advise if you wish to book this.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Yering Station, 38 Melba Hwy, Yering, Victoria 3770 Australia

You’ll enjoy a tasting of estate and reserve wines in the historic cellar door before adjourning to the modern light filled restaurant for an a la carte, main course meal, glass of wine and coffee.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: De Bortoli Winery, 58 Pinnacle Lane Dixons Creek, Dixons Creek, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775 Australia

Set on more than 450 acres of vineyard clad hills, the visit to the De Bortoli Vineyard is a terrific end to the day. The wine tasting includes their estate and premium wines together with their iconic dessert wine, Noble One. The tasting is enhanced with a pairing of selected cheeses.

Duration: 1 hour

Sample Menu

• Duck | leg croquette | grape | roast parsnip | pea shoots – Served with bread, oil, sides and estate glass of wine
• Barramundi | prawn | truffle | pea | fennel – Served with bread, oil, sides and estate glass of wine
• Pork | pickled apple | potato | seeded mustard – Served with bread, oil, sides and estate glass of wine
• Autumn veg | arancini | kale pesto – Served with bread, oil, sides and estate glass of wine

Location

Melbourne, Victoria

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Melbourne, Victoria
Food and Drink Tours, Outdoor Activities
A$240
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