Warrandyte is a suburb of Melbourne within the City of Manningham. Located 24km north-east of Melbourne's CBD, Warrandyte is close to suburbs including Eltham, Doncaster, Templestowe, Wonga Park and Kangaroo Ground. It is situated on the Yarra River and surrounded by natural bushland.
Warrandyte is renowned for its gold mining origins and later for its famous painters and potters. Today the village is a popular tourist spot and abounds with galleries, craft shops, restaurants, coffee shops and historical places of interest.
Wondering what to do in Warrandyte?
Enjoy a peaceful stroll through the closest state park to Melbourne. Warrandyte State Park is a fantastic location for bushwalkers, canoeists, birdwatchers, families out for a picnic and those who are in search of some bush peace and solitude not far from the city.
Take the kids to wonguim wilam playspace. This newly upgraded playspace includes a range of play opportunities to discover. It is suitable for all ages and offers some components for all abilities.
Warrandyte River Reserve is a great place to explore with many activities and places of interest to enjoy. Fishing, swimming, paddling, local history, walking, picnics and barbecues are all popular. Enjoy the popular walking path along the Yarra River from the Warrandyte River Reserve to Stiggants Reserve - a pleasant 1.2km stroll.
Enjoy a coffee and lunch in one of the many fine cafes and browse the unique collection of shops and galleries. Why not check out Pietro Gallus Estate? This stunning restaurant, grappa tasting bar, cellar door, distillery and event destination nestled in the rolling hills of Warrandyte.
Explore fantastic wineries including Rob Dolan Wines. This dog-friendly winery is the perfect place to enjoy cheese and wine, and learn about the Yarra Valley from Wine Specialists in the Cellar Door.
The Warrandyte Market is held on the first Saturday of each month (except January) adjacent the Yarra River at Stiggants Reserve in Yarra St (the main thoroughfare). With nearly 200 stalls, it is the largest community market in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.