AFTERNOON TOUR with bubbles, CHEESE, chocs, and kangaroos!

Yarra Valley Half Day Afternoon and Sunset Tour

Enjoy a half day afternoon and sunset tour from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley wine region. The perfect tour for visitors on a quick visit to Melbourne or international holidaymakers to Melbourne!
Departs Melbourne daily @ 11:00 am. Returns Melbourne around 5:30-6:00 pm.
Departs Ringwood d
aily @ 11:45 am. Returns Ringwood around 4:30pm-5:00 pm.
Tour Highlights: Visit Domaine Chandon, and enjoy wine, cheese and chocolates plus spot kangaroos in the wild!

The Yarra Valley with its stunning views of the valley and vines not only boasts world class wines and produce but also the chance to spot kangaroos in the wild.  The optimal time to see kangaroos and kick off an adventure to spot kangaroos in the wild is when the sun is going down. Before that, you’ll indulge in a delightful afternoon of wine, cheese, chocolates and more.

Price: $145

Per Person Online Price

Normal Price $165 per person


Half Day Afternoon and Sunset Tour including Kangaroos in the Wild!
Yarra Valley Afternoon Tour with Bubbles, Cheese, Chocolates and Kangaroos in The Wild! – Your itinerary

Enjoy a fabulous afternoon on this popular half day afternoon wine tour and spot kangaroos in the wild! Enjoy a visit to Domaine Chandon, the Yarra Valley Dairy, a premium winery and the popular Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-creamerie, and finish the day spotting kangaroos in the wild.

Visit Domaine Chandon

You’ll enjoy a visit to Domaine Chandon where your table with a fabulous view of the valley awaits!

Here you can purchase sparkling wines, cheese platers, oysters, small dishes etc from their lounge menu then visit the Chandon boutique and shop to your hearts content!


Visit the Yarra Valley Dairy for a Cheese Tasting

Sample a variety of delicious artisan cheeses at the Yarra Valley Dairy cheese shop located in the original 100+ year old milking shed in the heart of the Yarra Valley!

Yering Station Winery

Enjoy a visit to this historic Yarra Valley.  Here you’ll sample a variety of cool climate classic wines of distinction from Yering Station including their signature Shiraz Viognier!

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-Creamerie

This tour includes a private chocolate tasting at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery, one of the most popular venues in the Yarra Valley!  Sample a variety of chocolate flavours then browse and shop over 200 chocolate and truffle varieties made onsite.

Oh and how could we forget – the YVCI’s gelato bar where you can get yourself an ice-cream (at your expense).

Spot kangaroos in the bush!

As the sun starts to sink behind the valley mountains the kangaroos become more active and we’ll head into the lower Yarra Valley where the river flows and kangaroos hide away during the day! On a good you might spot dozens and dozens of them!!

What's included and what's not

What’s included and what’s not:

Melbourne city pick up and return.

All cheese, chocolate and wine tastings – included.

Visit to Domaine Chandon to purchase drinks and/or snacks etc – at your own expense.

Spotting kangaroos in the bush.

Tour price:  AUD$145 per person.
All prices are in Australian dollars  (AUD$).

Please Note: Itinerary and timings may change or vary without notice.

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Frequently Asked Questions about our half day afternoon and sunsets wine tour

What is the duration of the half day afternoon wine tour?

This afternoon tour is around 6 to 7 hours duration.

In winter (May to July), the the tour departs Melbourne CBD at 11:00am and returns around 5:30-6:00pm.  For all other months of the year, the tour departs Melbourne CBD at 12:00pm and returns around 6:30-7:00pm.

How often does this half day afternoon and sunsets tour depart?

The half day afternoon tour is available 6 days per week on Mondays through to Saturdays; it does not operate on Sundays.

The tour does not run on certain public holidays e.g. Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day.

Private group tours can be arranged. Contact us with your enquiry.

Is lunch included on the half day tour?

No the half day afternoon tour does not include lunch.

Note: You will have the opportunity to purchase light food options from Domaine Chandon’s lounge menu such as oysters, charcuterie plates, cheese platters and other hors d’oeuvres etc.


Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours Terms

Terms & Conditions Cancellation Policy:

1. Within 24 hours of tour date – 100% cancellation fee.
2. Within 48 hours of tour date – 50% cancellation fee.
3. Cancellations or changes to numbers must be received in writing / email as early as possible and no later than 48 hours before the tour date.

Small Groups (5 or more people):

For a person booking a group of people on a wine tour, you must advise us in advance us of any changes to your numbers going on the tour as the above cancellation policy conditions will apply. e.g. If you book for 5 people, you pay for 5 people, if you booking for 7 people, you pay for 7 people etc. unless you advise us of a change to your numbers in advance. We want to give you maximum flexibility for possible changes to your numbers but retain the right to sell any unwanted seats at least 7 days prior to the tour.


Payment is collected on the tour date by the driver / guide. You can choose to pay by cash, eftpos or credit card (Visa, MasterCard. No AMEX).

Price: $145

Per Person Online Price

Normal Price $165 Per Person


What is included in your tour?

Half day afternoon and sunset tour from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley and return

Travel & transport on an air-conditioned mini-coach

Pick up & return drop-off from Melbourne CBD or Ringwood

Wine, cheese and chocolate tastings – as indicated above

Enjoy a visit to Domaine Chandon

Spot kangaroos in the wild!


Who goes on this tour

International visitors to Melbourne

Tourist and cruise ship visitors

Friends and family of people living in Melbourne

Weekend holiday makers

Participating Wineries & Venues