Discover Autumn in the Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges


Autumn is where nature is given every opportunity to show off. Enjoy leaves with touches of amber and gold, gardens exploding with colours, bursting orchards and vines boasting of their latest harvest.

Winding roads and dramatic mists form a backdrop for the changing of the seasons, each bend a new vista of colour and light. The Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges in autumn are a treat – a way of experiencing the power and beauty of nature right on Melbourne’s doorstep.

What can you do in autumn in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges?

  1. Explore our events calendar and find out what's on in our region
  2. Discover the magic of the Yarra Valley wineries including Coombe Yarra Valley, De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate, Chandon, Helen and Joey Estate, Oakridge Wines, Rochford Wines and Tokar Estate. Gin lovers will enjoy amazing tasting experiences at Four Pillars Gin Distillery who also host workshops.
  3. Warm up with a delicious meal at Micawber Tavern, Miss Marples Tea Rooms, Paradise Valley Hotel, Meletos, The General Food Store, Bam Bam Italian and Incy Wincy
  4. Sweet-tooths can't go past visiting Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery and Beechworth Bakery for a delicious day out
  5. You can't go past a round of golf at Heritage Golf and Country Club, an unforgettable journey on Puffing Billy Railway, animal encounters at Healesville Sanctuary, amazing art at TarraWarra Museum of Art or discovering more about the world of edible plants and experiences at The Edible Forest
  6. The perfect getaway includes a gorgeous place to stay. You're spoilt for choice at Alpine Hotel Warburton, BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park, Chateau Yering, Panorama Resort, Lilydale Pine Hill Caravan Park, Re'em Yarra Valley, RACV Healesville Country Club & Resort, The Farmhouse at Meletos, Valley Ranges Getaways and Yarra Gables
  7. Follow our self-drive itineraries for a fantastic day out
  8. The Dandenong Ranges have the most beautiful gardens which delight visitors all year round. Check them out in autumn for magical colours and insta-worthy photo moments.
  9. It's the perfect time to go on a wine tour and let someone else do the driving whilst you enjoy delicious wines, wonderful meals and uncover new places
  10. Treat your fur-baby to the ultimate day out with lots of dog-friendly experiences on offer. Find great places to stay, dog-friendly tours and things to see and do.

Create autumn memories within the valleys and hills of the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.

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