What To Expect
Tall mountain ash forests will guide you into the spectacular Blue Dandenong Ranges. Go through the richness of the Yarra Valley - a pastoral experience of farms and vineyards, haystacks and wine grapes.
Visit Healesville Sanctuary - a truly Australian experience - cradled in the forested foothills of the Great Divide where you can surround yourself with Australian Wildlife.
Ferntree Gully at the foot of the ranges
Superb traditional gardens and towering mountain ash forests of the Blue Dandenong Ranges
Towering trees, fern gullies and lyrebirds of Sherbrooke Forest
Panoramic views of the area from Grantulla Road
Enjoy a delicious spit roast winery lunch with glass of wine as a guest of Louise Fergusson (vegetarian meals and Asian cuisine are also available on request)
Opportunity for wine tasting at Fergusson's Winery, a noted Yarra Valley wine producer
Enjoy views of wineries and rolling green pastures through the Yarra Valley
Pass through Healesville - small township set amongst mountain bushland
Visit Healesville Sanctuary set amongst the native bush and home for over 200 species of Australian birds, mammals and reptiles
Stroll in paddocks of kangaroos and wallabies
See elusive lyrebirds, eagles, ibis and spoonbills whilst wandering through large aviaries and pond areas
Witness the "Spirits of the Sky" demonstration
Observe the underwater life of the platypus
Come face to face with a koala and meet a furry wombat!
Pick-up fromselected Melbourne hotels*
Lunch with glass of wine at Fergusson's Winery**
Entrance to Healesville Sanctuary
Tips and gratuities
*The Intercontinental Hotel pick-up/join in will be at the Collins Street entrance, and will no longer be at the Flinders Lane.
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5 hours and 30 minutes
7 hours and 45 minutes