The Yarra Valley is ready to enchant couples with a myriad of romantic experiences. From unforgettable vineyard views from a wicker basket to intimate lunches, this Valentine’s Day promises to be a memorable affair. If you’re filled with love, be prepared to captivate your significant other.
Set the tone of your special day with a magic escape in the sky with a hot air balloon ride over the Yarra Valley. Float above the picturesque landscapes as the sun rises, with scenes over the vineyards and rolling hills. An unforgettable adventure that will feed your soul with a unique bird’s eye perspective on the beauty of the region, creating lasting memories for you and your partner.
Renowned for its world-class wineries and dining, the Yarra Valley is an ideal destination for a romantic vineyard luncheon. Indulge in gourmet cuisine paired with exquisite local wines, all while enjoying a setting overlooking the beauty of the Valley.
Keep an eye out for special events and Valentine’s Day packages offered by local businesses. Our curated picks include the Italian Valentine’s Day lunch at Zonzo Estate, offering a delightful $95pp sharing style menu amidst the Valley vines. Fondata 1872, with its historic charm, invites you to enjoy a 3-course dining experience at $85pp.
For a more laid-back and intimate celebration, consider packing a picnic, stopping at a local winery for a tasting, and immersing yourselves in the natural beauty of the Yarra Valley’s gardens. Explore the famous lotus flowers at the Blue Lotus Watergarden, showcasing the world’s most extensive collection of varieties between Dec 26th and April 1st.
After lunch, delve into the local art scene by visiting galleries, cultural spaces, and indulging in the craftsmanship of Yarra Valley’s artisans. For a truly unique experience, book a session at Tall Trees Studio to design and create your own sterling silver rings under the guidance of a goldsmith.
Embark on a U Pick adventure at Rayner’s Orchard, sampling seasonal fruit straight from the tree and picking your own to take home. Discover the latest art exhibition at Tarrawarra Museum of Art, offering a captivating blend of figuration and abstraction.
For a behind-the-scenes look at gin-making magic, take a guided tour of the Four Pillars Distillery in Healesville. Learn about the botanicals used in gin-making, witness the aging process in barrels, and cap off the experience with a G&T paddle in the copper bar area or gin garden.
This Valentine’s Day, choose the extraordinary and escape to the romantic haven of the Yarra Valley, where exceptional experiences await to create a day or more of unforgettable memories with your loved one.