Tourist Information

The Lilydale Pine Hill Caravan Park is close to Wineries, The Dandenong Ranges, Healesville Sanctuary and Mt Donna Buang. Immerse yourself in the peace and tranquility of the Yarra Valley. Visit one of the 70 award winning wineries with sensational cellar doors and superb restaurants; relax at a day spa; take a balloon ride or enjoy the latest art exhibition at the TarraWarra Museum of Art.

 

Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy is Australia’s Premiere Preserved Steam Railway.
This century-old steam train is still running on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the scenic Dandenong Ranges and is a genuine relic of more leisurely days.
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William Ricketts Sanctuary

Situated in a ferny glade in the Dandenongs, William Ricketts Sanctuary is a place of beauty and tranquillity, due both to the natural setting and the mystical sculptures half hidden among ferns along the pathways. It is a place for quiet reflection and for contemplation of the essence of the vision of William Ricketts. Many travel across the world to visit this place time and time again. Read more…

Healesville Sanctuary

Springtime means babies at Healesville Sanctuary and the vet team is inviting visitors to bring in their teddy or favourite animal toy for a check-up in the Wildlife Hospital and get a Good Health certificate to take home. Read more…

Hot Air Ballooning

Being Australia’s most professional ballooning company Global Ballooning provide passengers’ with a adventure experience. All our passengers are VIP and our focus is on your comfort, and enjoyment. Read more…

Lilydale Lake

Lilydale Lake is open at all times and has a range of facilities and activities to suit everyone.  Enjoy a picnic or barbecue, walk around the 28 hectare lake, or watch your children enjoy the all abilities playground.  Entry is free. There are 10 kilometres of shared trail at the park, perfect for walking or bike riding. Read more…

Warburton Trail

This rail trail is one of Australia’s most popular, starting from the end of the metropolitan rail network at Lilydale then heading through increasingly rural landscape to the resort town of Warburton nestled in the mountains. Read more…

 

Rayner’s Orchard

Our farm grows around 450 varieties of fruit.

Take a Tractor Tour around the orchard.

Make a booking for Fruit Bottling Workshops, learn how to preserve fruit the old fashioned way & get to take home your own bottled fruit!

Visit our shop where you can have a coffee, meal or snack.  Read More…

Mt Donna Buang

At an elevation of 1245 metres, the summit features a lookout tower which is 21 metres high and offers panoramic views over Melbourne, the Yarra Valley, Dandenong and Cathedral Ranges, Mount Baw Baw and the Alps. It is also a popular picnic area and starting point for walks on the mountain. Read more…

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Come and visit us in the picturesque Yarra Valley where our stunning architect designed Chocolaterie is a sweet feast for the senses. We welcome you with free chocolate tastings, displays of thousands of premium chocolates and European chocolateries at work handcrafting our creations. Read more…

 

 

 

 

 

Wine Compass

Wine Compass offers private wine tours of the Yarra Valley’s best vineyards, which are fully customisable and flexible to meet your requirements. From the very first consultation, we aim to do everything possible to make the experience truly unforgettable. We have no affiliations with specific wineries, meaning we can make the wine tour exactly what you want it to be.

***New*** Small Group Tours, now you can experience a Wine Compass tour in couples, singles or small groups.  Read More…

 

SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

Situated less than an hour from the Melbourne CBD, on the uppermost reach of the Dandenong Ranges, amid cool ferny glades and lush towering native forests, SkyHigh is one of Victoria’s premier tourist attractions with majestic views to be experienced day or night over the Melbourne skyline.