What To Expect
Travel through the richness of the Yarra Valley - a pastoral experience of farms and vineyards, haystacks and wine grapes. Taste Yarra Valley wines at Fergussons Winery and Restaurant and enjoy a sumptuous lunch.
Continue on to Healesville Sanctuary - a truly Australian experience where you can surround yourself with Australian wildlife - the curious Platypus, Koalas, Kangaroos, Wombats, Emus and more.
Melbourne's eastern suburbs
Visit Sherbrooke Forest - heart of the Dandenongs; tall eucalypts, kookaburras and bellbirds
Share Bush Billy tea of Aussie grown tea and gum leaves, lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers
Colourful Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots! (opportunity to hand feed)
Enjoy a ride aboard Puffing Billy steam train from Belgrave to Menzies Creek, the most scenic section of the original steam locomotive's journey
Pass quaint villages set amongst the Australian bush and renowned for their restaurants, craft shops and beautiful gardens
Panoramic views from Grantulla Road
Enjoy a delicious spit roast lunch with wine as guests of Louise Fergusson (Asian cuisine and vegetarian meals are also available on request)
Opportunity to taste Australian wines at Fergusson's Winery, a noted Yarra Valley wine producer
Tour through the Yarra Valley
Visit Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery - a sweet feast for the senses
Delight in complimentary chocolate tastings, displays of premium chocolates and observe European chocolatiers at work
Pass through the township of Healesville - set amidst mountain bushland
Visit Healesville Sanctuary - home for over 200 species of Australian birds, mammals and reptiles in a natural bushland setting
Stroll through paddocks of kangaroos and wallabies
Walk through large aviaries and pond areas that bring birds of the wild so close to hand - the elusive lyrebirds, eagles, ibis and spoonbills
Witness the "Spirits of the Sky" demonstration
Observe the underwater life of the platypus
Come face to face with a koala!
Meet a furry wombat!
Hotel pick-up (View Hotel Pick-up list)*
Historic steam train ride
Entrance fee to Healesville Sanctuary
Aussie style Bush Billy tea
Wine tasting and lunch at Fergussons Winery
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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4 hours and 30 minutes
2 hours and 30 minutes