Woori Yallock is located in the Shire of Yarra Ranges and is close to Seville, Yarra Junction, Wesburn and Warburton. Woori Yallock has various spellings (Wori Yolaok/Worri Yalloak) and its name derives from an Aboriginal term meaning "running creek".
Only 50km east of Melbourne, Woori Yallock sits on the Warburton Highway and has a wonderfully mixed little town centre. The traditional butcher here is famous for it's local quality meats and has been family owned for over two generations. There is a wonderful costume shop and the Op-Shops are very well scoured. A great home brew specialist and a classic local pizza shop that reminds you of your childhood pizzas in the best possible way. Plus it's the home to a well-regarded Community radio station Yarra Valley FM, when in the area you can tune in at 99.1.
The Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail passes through Woori Yallock so visitors and locals alike walk and cycle the track as it runs along the dismantled former railway line, over the river flats. You can enter the trail from various townships such as Lilydale, Mount Evelyn, Wandin, Seville, Killara, Woori Yallock, Launching Place, Yarra Junction, Millgrove and Warburton.
Woori Yallock is also fast becoming a highly desirable site for local high-end producers of quality wine due to the soil type and particular micro-climate in this area.