Revealed: The Best Things To Do in The Yarra Valley at Easter

Easter Adventures in the Yarra Valley

Easter in the Yarra Valley is a time for indulgence, adventure, and relaxation. Here’s our guide to making the most of it, featuring wine tastings, dining experiences, Easter egg hunts, and outdoor activities, each with unique offerings

Wine Tasting

Barrique Wine Shop

Opening Times: 29th March, Good Friday

Explore the world of emerging wine talents at the annual Wine Animal Presents event. Free tastings with no booking required make this a must-visit for wine lovers.

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Oakridge Winery

Available every day over Easter

Experience the Oakridge Chardonnay Masterclass, exploring the winery’s exceptional vintages. Discover the nuances that have earned Oakridge numerous accolades. Booking is essential.

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Balgownie Estate Restaurant 1309

Easter Lunch + Easter Egg Hunt

Gather for a sumptuous four-course lunch and let the kids delight in an Easter egg hunt. A special menu is available for children under 12.

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De Bortoli Winery

Luxury Picnic Experience over Easter | $70

Enjoy a luxury picnic with all amenities provided amongst beautiful gardens with vineyard views. It is an ideal Easter treat that combines relaxation with gourmet indulgence.

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Easter Egg Hunts

Tokar Estate

31st March 2024, Easter Sunday

A special day out for the family with a petting zoo and an Easter Egg Hunt. A ticket accommodates two adults and up to three kids.

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Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Booking essential

An Easter Egg Hunt that ends with each child receiving a box full of handmade chocolates. A sweet adventure for the little ones.

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Melbourne’s Biggest Easter Egg Hunt

Yarra Valley Race Track

29 March

The Good Friday Country Discovery Race Day is more than just horse racing; it’s the setting for Melbourne’s Biggest Easter Egg Hunt, promising an exciting day out for families. This beloved event combines the thrill of the races with festive fun, making it a standout choice for Easter celebrations.

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Nature & Outdoors

Lilydale to Warburton Bike Trail

For outdoor enthusiasts, the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail offers a scenic 40-kilometer journey through the picturesque Yarra Valley. Winding along the old railway line, the trail treats cyclists to breathtaking views of vineyards, forests, and the historic Yarra River.

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Healesville Sanctuary

Open all Easter

The Healesville Sanctuary offers a unique opportunity to encounter Australia’s remarkable native wildlife up close. This world-renowned bushland haven is home to over 200 species of iconic Australian animals,

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Alowyn Gardens

Stroll through 6 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. It is a serene setting that’s ideal for a peaceful Easter walk.

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This Easter, the Yarra Valley invites you to create lasting memories, whether through the discovery of new wines, enjoying the company of loved ones over a lavish meal, or exploring the great outdoors.