TripAdvisor's #1 food and drink experience in Melbourne - our Epic Yarra Valley Wine Tours!
Join Dancing Kangaroo on an epic day out with many reviewing us as the host of the best Yarra Valley wine tours. If you’re looking for a delightful food and wine tour that takes you to the door steps of Victoria’s favourite getaway destination, then you’re in for a real treat.
We’ll passionately host for you a progressive and light-hearted tour of the Yarra Valley region highlighting fresh produces and local specialties. Indulge yourself to tastings of single-vineyard wines, hand-made cheeses, decadent chocolates, craft beers-ciders and a main course lunch with glass of wine.
Importantly, our tour style will delight you with the gelling of great vibes, interesting local insights, hand-picked venues and an entertaining host to make the day even more exciting. The aim is to make this an unforgettable experience for you so we’re bringing out all the best dance moves to impress.
Our Epic Yarra Valley Wine Tours from Melbourne are proudly for adults only too. Feel at ease as we unwind you with multiple tastings of the best that Yarra Valley can provide. Treat yourself on our epic tour or bring some friends and make it a celebration – you deserve it!
What makes our epic tour a
#1 on TripAdvisor & Google
Thanks to our wonderful guests and their 5-star reviews, we are rated the #1 Yarra Valley Wine Tour operator.
Enjoy boutique premium wines
Explore three boutique wineries to taste wines that captures the unique terroir of the Yarra Valley. Tasting fees are included.
Taste hand crafted cheeses from a local dairy producer using the freshest cow & goat milk. Tasting fees are included.
Craft beers and ciders
Quench your thirst with beer & cider made local and with fruits from nearby orchards. A pot/glass of beer or cider of your choice is included.
Artisan chocolates & ice-cream
Visit the famous Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery for a tempting bounty of sweets. Complimentary tastings of chocolate buttons are available upon entrance.
Main course lunch with wine
Feast on seasonal dishes with a glass of wine from some of the Yarra Valley's best winery dinning experiences. A main course and glass of wine is included.
Awesome local guides
Our hosts are a bundle of know-how and joy. Feel the good vibes and learn from our passionate guides. We treat everyone like a good friend and that's a promise.
Take a break from the city rush and enjoy the beautiful natural landscape of the Yarra Valley region. Be on the lookout for native wildlife like kangaroos and wedge-tail eagles.
Yarra Valley Wine Tour
The Epic Yarra Valley Wine Tours
A fun filled tour of the Yarra Valley that includes tasting opportunities at boutique wineries, a local dairy, a craft brewery and artisan chocolate factory.
Operates every Monday to Friday
Depart @ 9:45AM and Return @ 5:45AM
Excludes some public holidays
- An Epic Yarra Valley tasting tour that’s fully inclusive for your convenience and peace of mind.
- Enjoy a seasonal gourmet main course lunch with a glass of wine at a winery (fees included).
- Taste a variety of wines at three premium boutique wineries (fees included).
- Try hand-made cheeses at Yarra Valley Dairy (fees included).
- Visit Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-creamery (complimentary samples available).
- Quench your thirst with a glass of beer or cider of your choice at Coldstream Brewery or Napoleone Brewery (fees included).
- Experience our fun & knowledgeable local tour guide.
- Appreciate the convenience of a central pick-up location in Melbourne.
Our Epic tour is rated #1 food & drink experience in Melbourne (according to TripAdvisor) and therefore is a must do! We are a dynamic and upbeat group of locals who enjoy hosting winery day trips. We believe you should hop off the beaten track and explore the various indulgences of the Yarra Valley. Importantly we wanted to make this a hassle-free day trip so we've made our packages all inclusive. All you have to do is just join and let the good times begin.
SPRING SPECIAL $135 (For Bookings Made Until End of November 2018) - PROMOTION CODE: SPRING135
SUMMER SPECIAL $149 (December until end of February 2019) - PROMOTION CODE: SUMMER149
RRP $169. Book today and save with our current promotions.
Unlike many other large tour operators who are fixated on doing the same itinerary, we believe that all great wine tasting tours should mix it up for fun! When there’s roughly 80 cellar doors and a bunch of craft breweries & distilleries as well as local producers, why wouldn’t you want be a Dancing Kangaroo and check them out.
"Get ready for the good vibes"
Please meet in front of St Paul's Cathedral (located on corner of Flinders Street & Swanston Street). Wait near the near the steps area on the Flinders Street side.
We aim to leave on time so please be considerate to others and plan your trip in advance.
Ready to visit our first winery for wine tasting and a fun introduction to the Yarra Valley region? Of course, cheers!
Lets be honest, wine tours are fun when it keeps flowing. So off to our second winery for another session. You'll definitely be dancing like a Kangaroo by now.
It's that time of the day when the cows & goats are singing. Time for the most delicious cheese tasting experience at the famous Yarra Valley Dairy.
Time to gather around and feast on an awesome main course lunch featuring local and seasonal dishes with a glass of wine.
Come together and lets say cheers again at our third winery for more tastings.
For those with the sweetest smile and others with the sweetest appetite, we're sure that the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-creamery will delight and possible overwhelm you.
For all the beer & cider lovers out there, we'll visit either Napoleone Brewery or Coldstream Brewery for you to lust over your drink of choice.
By now, we hope you've enjoyed your date with Yarra Valley as we depart for Melbourne.
Arrive back at Melbourne and be dropped off on the side of Federation Square. Thank you for doing the Epic Yarra Valley Wine Tour with us! Make sure to give us a high-5 on TripAdvisor or Google.
Why experience the Yarra Valley?
We hope you’ve enjoyed the most liveable city so far, now it’s time to explore Melbourne’s top getaway destination. A quick search on Google will reveal that Yarra Valley wine tasting tours are a must-do experience. Another search on our Instagram and you’ll be infatuated with the nostalgic idea of a wonderful day out in the beautiful countryside of Victoria.
The Yarra Valley will fulfil your wanderlust with its scenic rolling hills and impressive amphitheatre of forested mountains. More so importantly, it is like nature’s kitchen and appeals to anyone with a persistent appetite and appreciation for locally-made goodies. Quite frankly, it’s going to be the best food and wine tour you’ll ever try!
Our Epic Yarra Valley Wine Tours departing from Melbourne is designed to excite, entertain and delight you. Whether you’re looking for an upbeat full one day tour with friends or just want to spoil yourself with wine talk, let us take care of the driving and hosting so you can truly immerse yourself in the good times that await.
- Visit 3 hand-selected boutique wineries to taste truly regional wines such as estate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sparkling. Wine tasting fees included.
- Visit a local dairy producer of the finest premium feta and fresh-style cheeses to enjoy a tasting of 4-5 styles . Cheese tasting fees included. Note, this dairy experience is unavailable during public holidays and peak-period between December 25th – January 8th.
- Enjoy a winery lunch with a seasonal gourmet main dish and a full glass of wine. Lunch is included and we can cater to most dietary requests.
Click below to sample the menus for some of the best dining experiences in the Yarra Valley:
- Visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-creamery. They offer complimentary chocolate buttons upon entry and a wide array of sweet products to purchase.
- Refresh your taste buds with a glass of beer or cider at either Coldstream Brewery or Napoleone Brewery. Glass of beer or cider is included.
- This is an adult’s only tour (18+). Sounds exciting already.
- Group sizes may range from a minimum of 6 to a maximum of 18 guests only
- Please meet in front of St Paul’s Cathedral on the Flinders Street side at 9:35AM. We aim to leave on time at 9:45AM.
- It’s very important to eat a generous breakfast before attempting this EPIC experience. We’ll be having a late afternoon lunch at approx. 1:45 PM.
- Low aroma snacks (like chips & nuts) welcome on bus.
- Bring a bottle of water to keep yourself hydrated.
- Wear appropriate clothes because Melbourne’s weather is famous too
Our Dancing Kangaroo style
Like all good things, we have meticulously crafted our public winery bus tours using the best local experiences and recommendations from our wonderful guests. We also know the most memorable Yarra Valley day trip start off with a passionate host who can dance and sing along to the rhythm of ‘la dolce vita’- the sweet life. So feel rest assured, you can count on us to also rave out some sleek Yarra Valley insights whilst keeping the content zesty and exciting.
We believe it’s all about the good vibes, good food & drinks and good company at the end of the day. So are you ready to join us on an epic day out in the Yarra Valley?
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Yarra Valley Wine Tour
"This was one of the best days of our trip! Sean is extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about wine which really gets the day going. The vineyards he chose for us were spectacular, with fantastic wine and views of the valley. I would highly recommend for anyone, no previous wine knowledge necessary!"
"Our family loved this tour!! Sean was a marvelous host, tour guide and ambassador for the Yarra Valley. He is knowledgeable about the area and he truly loves his job. The wineries were all good and we bought wine, cheese and chocolates. The location for our lunch was delicious. We would definitely go with Sean and Dancing Kangaroo again on a wine tour when we visit Melbourne."
"Our friendly and knowledgeable tour guide, Johnson, gave everyone attention, guidance and confidence. The tour was a full day thing with lunch included and wasn't lacking in food, drink or bathroom breaks. Just a terrific time had by all!"
"Four girls over from NZ and wow we had an amazing time.. the day was filled with humour from our guide and so much wine in a relaxed and beautiful place. The scenery and lunch were perfection. Cannot recommend this tour enough, you certainly get your money's worth!"
"Great day out with our host Johnson who had so much knowledge of the area and was so full of life. Some yummy wines tasted along with cheese, chocolate, beer & cider and ice cream with the most amazing lunch in between. Thank you so much Dancing Kangaroo Tours, would highly recommend your services to fellow travelers."
"Absolutely sensational day! Thanks so much! Sean you are amazing. You created a connection with all of us instantly. Your knowledge of the history and the wineries as well as the local area is brilliant. I will definitely be recommending you to my friends! If I am ever back in Melbourne with a day to spare I would love to do this again."