Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

5 stars

Editor's summary:

Design your own day out in the fabulous Yarra Valley – without having to drive – on this superb Yarra Valley Private Wine Tour from Melbourne. Enjoy a luxe private tour of the premier wine-growing region of Victoria for up to seven guests at one fixed price, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Choose the standard tour or design your own itinerary. You can add options including lunch, wildlife experiences, wine tastings, vineyard tours and even a hot air balloon flight!


☆ Explore the wineries, wildlife and gourmet food offerings of the Yarra Valley at your own pace

☆ Enjoy the services of a private guide with an interest in wine and local history

☆ Travel with up to seven guests for the one fixed price

☆ Add bespoke experiences to your day out, depending on your interests

☆ Maximum private group size: 7.


☆ Private small group tour with commentary

☆ Transport by luxury vehicle

☆ CBD hotel pick-up and drop-off

☆ Knowledgeable local guide

☆ Complimentary bottled water

☆ Booking service as required for lunch, wine tastings, wildlife experiences and winery tours. Alternatively, you are welcome to make your own bookings.

What you can expect

This Yarra Valley Private Wine Tour from Melbourne is perfect for the discerning couple or small group looking to explore Victoria’s famous Yarra Valley on their own terms, but without the hassle of driving. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary beauty of the landscape, the wildlife and the many award-winning wineries that make this region so special – and do it all at your own pace.

The standard tour price includes hotel pick up and drop off, private touring in a luxury vehicle for up to seven guests, commentary on wine and local history from your knowledgeable guide, and complimentary bottled water.

There is a proposed itinerary that you are welcome to follow:

  • Medhurst winery
  • Hanrahan winery
  • Boutique lunch and wine tasting
  • Domain Chandon winery
  • Dairy farm/chocolate factory/winery/brewery/sightseeing.

Alternatively, an itinerary can be designed specifically for you, depending on your interests. Simply book your basic tour online and we will contact you to discuss your requirements.

You’ll be picked up from your accommodation in a luxury vehicle, before heading off towards the Yarra Valley to begin your day of discovery.

You may first like to visit the famous Healesville Sanctuary, for a close encounter with the more than 200 species of Australian wildlife. You can hand feed the kangaroos or cuddle a koala (must be booked in advance), and there are opportunities for photographs with a host of iconic Aussie animals.

You’ll be absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting which wineries to visit on this Yarra Valley Private Wine Tour from Melbourne. You also have the option of visiting a local dairy farm, a brewery, a chocolate factory, or soaring high above the terrain in a hot air balloon. Lunch can be booked at any number of top wineries.

Your passionate guide will ensure that your Yarra Valley Private Wine Tour from Melbourne is the perfect day. Spend it exactly the way you want to in one of Australia’s most stunning locations.

Pricing, dates and bookings

Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

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Important information

Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent automatically to your email address, including hotel pick-up details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone.

The standard tour price includes hotel pick up and drop off, private touring in a luxury vehicle for up to seven guests, commentary from your knowledgeable guide and complimentary bottled water. Tours can be personalised to your interests. Once you book your basic tour, we will call you to discuss the itinerary.

Hotel pick-up is generally at 10am.

A portion of the tour price ($20) is donated to the Nature Conservancy Foundation – a charity that aims to help preserve the world’s natural resources.

Please dress appropriately for the season and wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.

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