7 days in Yarra Valley & Dandenong Itinerary

7 days in Yarra Valley & Dandenong Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gruyere
— 1 day
2
Healesville
— 1 night
3
Dandenong
— 2 nights
4
Belgrave
— 3 nights

1
day
Gruyere

Gruyere ©
Gruyere is a town in Victoria, Australia, 43 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Helen & Joey Estate-Yarra Valley has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): do a tasting at Soumah, thenlearn about winemaking at Helen & Joey Estate-Yarra Valley, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Napoleone Cider, and finally identify plant and animal life at Yarra Valley.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gruyere trip itinerary builder website.

Ringwood to Gruyere is an approximately half hour car ride. In December in Gruyere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Healesville.

Things to do in Gruyere

Wineries Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Napoleone Cider, Yarra Valley
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Helen & Joey Estate-Yarra Valley ©
Helen & Joey Estate-Yarra Valley
Soumah ©
Soumah
Napoleone Cider ©
Napoleone Cider

1
night
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
On the 26th (Thu), sample the fine beverages at Four Pillars Distillery, meet the residents at Healesville Sanctuary, thensample the tasty concoctions at White Rabbit Brewery, and finally admire all the interesting features of Toolangi Sculpture Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Healesville tour planner.

Healesville is just a stone's throw from Gruyere. December in Healesville sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dandenong.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Toolangi Sculpture Trail
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Toolangi Sculpture Trail ©
Toolangi Sculpture Trail
Four Pillars Distillery ©
Four Pillars Distillery

2
nights
Dandenong

Dandenong ©
On the 27th (Fri), make a splash at Melbourne Cable Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Safety Beach, and then kick back and relax at Mount Martha Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Dandenong vacation tool.

You can drive from Healesville to Dandenong in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Dandenong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Belgrave.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dandenong Ranges National Park, Mount Martha Beach, Safety Beach
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Melbourne Cable Park ©
Melbourne Cable Park
Mount Martha Beach ©
Mount Martha Beach
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

3
nights
Belgrave

Belgrave ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park and Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve. Kids will appreciate attractions like Birdsland Reserve and Belgrave Big Dreams Market.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Belgrave itinerary planning tool.

Belgrave is just a short distance from Dandenong. Traveling from Dandenong in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Belgrave, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Belgrave

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ferntree Gully, Berwick, Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve
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Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park ©
Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park
Birdsland Reserve ©
Birdsland Reserve
Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve ©
Baluk Willam Nature Conservation Reserve

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