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Experiences

An hour’s drive east of Melbourne is the beautiful region that spans the Yarra Valley. Melbourne’s ‘Food & Wine Playground’ sees winemakers open their cellar doors showcasing some of Australia’s best wines, and restaurants featuring seasonal and regional produce whilst an array of attractions for ‘children of all ages’ are ready to be discovered by visitors to the region.

International Pinot Day - August 18

The Yarra Valley is home to some of Australia's best Pinot Noir and on International Pinot Noir Day, we're celebrating the arrival of the weekend with a glass of our welcome wine amenity - De Bortoli Regional Reserve Pinot Noir - that all guests enjoy with our compliments.

International Shiraz Day - July 27

It’s International Shiraz day today…… But tonight we’ll be drinking a glass of Rob Dolan Syrah from the mini bar in celebration.

Breakfast without orange juice is like a day without sunshine

We are delighted to welcome Summer Snow juices to our continental breakfast hamper experience.

World Chocolate Day - July 7

We do not really need a special day to indulge in one of our greatest loves – the consumption of all thing’s chocolate.

Yarra Valley Touring

If you are wanting to experience the Yarra Valley without having to drive; discover some hidden favourites that only the locals know about or want to create your own day out exploring the Yarra Valley, we recommend Yarra Valley Touring for your requirements.

Rob Dolan Yarra Valley

He is considered a legend in the Yarra Valley.

Your Exclusive Tours

Are you requiring transport to an event, back into the city or to the airport.

'Stay & Graze' Melbourne's 'Food & Wine' Playground

Our new two-night ‘Stay & Graze’ package offers an immersive Yarra Valley getaway where the beauty of Yering Gorge Cottages’ natural surrounds is complemented by a full-day grazing experience led by passionate local and Chardonnay lover – Craig Cooney – owner of The Yarra Valley Touring Company.

'Wine & Dine' The Maroondah Highway

In today’s blog, we are heading to the Maroondah Highway – an easy 10-minute drive from us – where you will find a great selection of wineries that you can book in for a cellar door tasting, linger a bit longer over incredible food designed to perfectly complement the wines being poured – all whilst enjoying the unique stories that are waiting to be told and spectacular landscapes that can be discovered at each destination. And, for those that enjoy their cocktails, we have included a couple of wineries that are now producing their own spirit ranges.  

Stay & Sunrise in the Yarra Valley

Check in to Yering Gorge Cottages the day prior to your flight and you can enjoy an extra sleep-in before your flight over the Yarra Valley with Global Ballooning Australia takes off.

Five Unique Yarra Valley Dining Experiences

The Yarra Valley is renowned as the birthplace of Victorian wine, but there is also a fabulous food scene just waiting to be discovered after dark. From family-friendly to a romantic night out for two; whether you are seeking classic comfort food or more refined dishes that will have your taste buds salivating, here are some of our favourite places for an evening out when staying with us.

Discover Australian Wildlife on Your Doorstep

Yering Gorge Cottages provides a stunning natural setting where bushland intersects with the Yarra River against the backdrop of the Christmas Hills and Dividing Ranges. Our guests have the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s most iconic wildlife during their stay.

Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary is Victoria’s leading destination to see and interact with Australian wildlife. Set amongst stunning native bushlands, The Sanctuary is home to over 200 unique Australian species – more than any other wildlife park or zoo across Australia. Just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne and located in the heart of the Yarra Valley winery region, The Sanctuary allows visitors to enjoy a great day out with both wildlife and great local wine.

Bush Walking Trails

Enjoy the luxury of panoramic views of the Yarra Valley and The Eastern Golf Club once you reach the summit. Yering Gorge Cottages features 12km of self-guided bush walking trails within our 120-acre private nature reserve which can be used by guests during their stay. Within our nature reserve there are also several areas that are perfect for picnics and sightseeing.

Golf

With a philosophy to create an environment in harmony with the broader landscape, The Eastern Golf Club commissioned Greg Norman Golf Course Design (GNGCD) to design our 27-hole championship standard course plus Shark Waters – a Par-3 nine-hole course.

Tennis

Located adjacent to our golf practice facility precinct is our floodlit, synthetic grass championship viewing court. Tennis equipment can be borrowed from The Sports Shop.

Global Ballooning Australia

We rise before the sun almost every day of the year because we believe there’s something magical about experiencing the world from the sky. Nothing excites us more than bringing out a child-like joy in adults and a sense of wonderment in children. It’s all part of a journey that’s finished by 9am, but leaves a lifelong impression.

De Bortoli

De Bortoli Wines is one of Australia's oldest wine making families - with the third generation of this visionary family now the custodians and mentors to the next generation - also known as the 'Fourth Genners'.

Cherryhill Orchards

CherryHill Orchards is Victoria’s largest cherry-picking orchard located at two convenient locations – Coldstream and Wandin East in the Yarra Valley. Every Spring and Summer, CherryHill Orchards comes to life, welcoming guests to take in the beautiful sights of their Blossom flowers and pick the best-tasting cherries straight from their trees.

Coombe Yarra Valley

Once the home of Dame Nellie Melba, Coombe Yarra Valley is a property with unrivalled provenance. Seven acres of stunning gardens surround the beautifully appointed facilities in the restored motor house and clock tower, offering a truly unique cultural destination.

Puffing Billy

Step into a timeless world of wonder with Australia’s favourite steam train, Puffing Billy, located in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges and only one-hour east of Melbourne.

Play a Round with some Australian Locals

The Greg Norman designed, 27-hole championship standard course opened on July 1, 2015.  Featuring three courses, including one top ranked golf course in Golf Australia Magazine’s ‘Top 100 Golf Courses Australia 2022’, golfers are presented with a highly playable environment; with a course design that ensures the spectacular natural features and dramatic views are maximised to enrich the playing experience.

Creating Magical Family Memories Together

As we head into the winter school holidays, the Yarra Valley has an abundance of experiences that can be enjoyed by ‘kids of all ages’. Whether you’re searching for some outdoor fun, a bit of culture or fabulous places to dine – we’ve curated our list of things to do and see together. 

We're now pouring a new 'G & T' from our mini bar for your drinking pleasure

After the success of their Rare Dry ‘G & T’ in a ready-to-drink-can, the team at Four Pillars have done the same with their ‘cult-favourite’ Bloody Shiraz – and we are delighted to add it to our mini bar offer for your drinking pleasure.

A well-hidden oasis in the Yarra Valley. Last minute decision to visit the Yarra Valley led us to staying here for one night. We didn’t know the cottages are behind a golf club and course but check-in was efficient and warm. The cottage we stayed in was well equipped and a true peace oasis with access to a private trail along the Yarra River and kangaroos wandering about all day long so even spending time in the balcony was truly enjoyable. Access to wineries and other attractions made the location very central and we ended having a great time there away from Melbourne. So glad we stayed here! - Toyo3

What a gem! A perfect place to relax and unwind. The location is very peaceful - birdsong, fresh air, spectacular views and bush walks. The cottage was lovely - bright, spacious and well equipped - and the wood heater made it very cosy. Breakfast and wine lovely inclusions. I will be back!! - Meredith808

One of the best experiences I have ever had. The cottage was perfect. A great place to be away from all the hectic city life and just wind down. I loved everything about this place and I highly recommend it for everybody. - Adrian

Beautiful stay. The staff at reception were lovely and quick to answer any questions. The cottage was very well stocked and had ample space. However, our main highlight was being in such close proximity to the dozens and dozens of kangaroos that call the grounds home. We’ll be back! - Jason

Everything was perfect. Amazing place. I can't wait to go back. The staff, the location and the nature was perfect. We loved seeing langaroos all around the property and having the facilities of the golf club nearby. Great place to stay in the Yarra Valley! - Juliano

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