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Love is in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

See & Do

Looking to spoil your loved one with the ultimate Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges romantic getaway? Think delicious food and wine, stunning nature, beautiful gardens and amazing places to reconnect, relax and recharge. Need ideas? We've got you covered!

Whether it's an anniversary, special weekend, mid-week retreat or a romantic weekend, you can't go wrong with an amazing high tea experience that oozes with class and sophistication. Spoil your loved one with an array of delicious food at Coombe Yarra Valley, Chateau Yering, Mary Eats Cake and Grants on Sherbrooke.

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For the ultimate, unique romantic experience in the Dandenong Ranges, jump on board Puffing Billy Railway and enjoy the nostalgia of bygone days. If a proposal is on the cards, this would be a memorable way to do it. Leaving Belgrave Puffing Billy Station, the train will chug its way through the scenic vista of the Dandenong Ranges for three hours (giving you plenty of time to find the perfect moment to propose). Their visitor centre includes a modern cafe, a small museum of Puffing Billy Railway history and gift shop to take home the perfect momento.

There are lots of amazing things to do in Belgrave including delicious cafes and restaurants including Micawber Tavern, Paradise Valley Hotel, Bam Bam Italian, Incy Wincy and The General Food Store.

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Who doesn't love a relaxing spa day? Book in for a couple's massage or treatment at one of our amazing day spas and pamper yourselves. We love visiting Il Massagio at Meletos, One Spa at RACV Healesville Country Club and Resort, Heritage Retreat and Day Spa and Balgownie Estate.

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Spend the day enjoying the stunning wineries, distilleries and breweries of the Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges. Visit them mid-week for tasting specials and quieter venues! Planning to have lunch? Make sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Not sure where to start? Follow our self-drive itineraries including Yarra Valley Wine Weekend or Yarra Valley Food & Wine Adventure. Our region is also home to amazing tour operators who will ensure you have a wonderful and safe day out. Check them out here.

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Choosing to stay in the Yarra Valley or Dandenong Ranges? There's a huge range of accommodation options from luxury stays to quiet B&Bs, pet-friendly stays and more.

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