7 days in Yarra Valley & Dandenong Itinerary

7 days in Yarra Valley & Dandenong Itinerary

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Gruyere
— 1 day
2
Healesville
— 1 night
3
Dandenong
— 2 nights
4
Belgrave
— 3 nights

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Gruyere

Gruyere ©
Gruyere is a town in Victoria, Australia, 43 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Helen & Joey Estate-Yarra Valley has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): do a tasting at Soumah, then learn about winemaking at Helen & Joey Estate-Yarra Valley, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Napoleone Cider, and finally identify plant and animal life at Yarra Valley.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gruyere trip itinerary builder website.

Ringwood to Gruyere is an approximately half hour car ride. In December in Gruyere, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Healesville.

Things to do in Gruyere

Wineries · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Napoleone Cider, Yarra Valley
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Helen & Joey Estate-Yarra Valley ©
Helen & Joey Estate-Yarra Valley
Soumah ©
Soumah
Napoleone Cider ©
Napoleone Cider

1
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Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
On the 26th (Thu), sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery, meet the residents at Healesville Sanctuary, then sample the tasty concoctions at White Rabbit Brewery, and finally admire all the interesting features of Toolangi Sculpture Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Healesville tour planner.

Healesville is just a stone's throw from Gruyere. December in Healesville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dandenong.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Toolangi Sculpture Trail
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Toolangi Sculpture Trail ©
Toolangi Sculpture Trail
Four Pillars Distillery ©
Four Pillars Distillery

2
nights
Dandenong

Dandenong ©
On the 27th (Fri), make a splash at Melbourne Cable Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Safety Beach, and then kick back and relax at Mount Martha Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Dandenong vacation tool.

You can drive from Healesville to Dandenong in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Dandenong are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Belgrave.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Dandenong Ranges National Park, Safety Beach, Mount Martha Beach
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Melbourne Cable Park ©
Melbourne Cable Park
Mount Martha Beach ©
Mount Martha Beach
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

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nights
Belgrave

Belgrave ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park and Wilson Botanic Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Birdsland Reserve and Belgrave Big Dreams Market.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Belgrave trip app.

Belgrave is just a short distance from Dandenong. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dandenong in December since evenings lows in Belgrave dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Belgrave

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ferntree Gully, Berwick, Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve
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Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park ©
Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park
Birdsland Reserve ©
Birdsland Reserve
Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve ©
Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve

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