Aussie Wildlife Tours in the yarra valley

Departing every Sunday - Great one for the Kids

Explore guided and interactive group wildlife tours at the beautiful Healesville Sanctuary, nestled in the hills of the Yarra Valley.  Our comprehensive tour includes a delicious 2-course lunch at De Bertoli Wines and free tastings at the Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Why not indulge in some chocolate goodies too and take advantage of a further 10% discount while you’re there. It’s a day full of fun, excitement and personalised service that will make your trip even more memorable.


Travel in Mercedes luxury all day while taking in the beautiful sights of the lush green vineyards, tranquil bushland and breathtaking rainforests of the Yarra Valley. Our 8 seater Mercedes Van can be perfectly chartered to accommodate everyone in your group from the moment we pick you up to drop off at the end of the day. With prices starting from $169.00 AUD per adult and $119.00 AUD per child (4-15yo), it’s great value for money for the whole family. Departing every Sunday from 9.30 am-4.30pm, it’s an ideal day out for everyone.


Tour Details

Start Time 9:00 am
Finish Time 4:30 pm
Price $169 AUD per adult
$119 AUD per child (4-15 yo)


Transport, Visit to Healesville Sanctuary for a guided interactive tour, wine tastings at De Bortoli cellar door, 2 course lunch at De Bortoli’s ‘Locale’ Restaurant, including side dishes with main and tea/coffee and biscotti, free tastings at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery and 10% discount off chocolate products, bottled water, guide and GST.

Note: Want to do this tour privately? No problem Email us for options. We have a very spacious 8 seater new model Mercedes Van that is perfect for Hens / Bucks or birthdays or can be privately chartered for that exclusive romantic experience.

Note: Indicative times of 9:00am to 4:30pm would apply but will be confirmed the evening prior to the date of travel.

Tour Itinerary

Jump on the bus!

We are the most exclusive and flexible tour bus operator for the region as we offer door-to-door pick/up – drop off service from any location within 20km of the Melbourne CBD or any Yarra Valley location.

Book online and fill in your address and leave the rest to us.  We will confirm what time we are picking you the day before your tour.

Healesville Sanctuary

Your Aussie Wildlife and Wine tour begins at the iconic Healesville Sanctuary, one of Australia’s most loved tourist attractions and the best place to see and interact with native Australian wildlife in a beautiful bushland setting.  Healesville Sanctuary showcases more than 200 species of Australian wildlife. Here, visitors can experience close-up encounters with some of Australia’s most unique and captivating wildlife in their natural habitat, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, birds of prey and platypus.

De Bortoli Estate

Part of Australian wine history for 3 generations, the De Bortoli's represent the Italian heritage at the root of so much of Melbourne’s Italian cuisine. Here, you will savour an award winning two-course lunch from their Italian-inspired menu with tea and coffee and house made biscotti. Complete your De Bortoli visit tasting cool climate wines at the De Bortoli Cellar Door.

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Taste, indulge and discover an amazing array of Chocolate at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and ice creamery! Watch the art of chocolate making by the team of very talented chocolatiers! 

In the stunning showroom indulge in abundant free chocolate tastings and choose from over 250 handcrafted chocolate products with your 10% discount voucher.

The Drive Home

Kick back and relax with good company in Mercedes luxury as we travel the scenic route home chauffeured directly to your front door.  Be sure to look out for kangaroos and the odd wombat!

Family Wildlife Tours – Yarra Valley

Get the kids and family together for a wonderful day out in the Yarra Valley.  Immerse yourself in Australia’s unique wildlife at the Healesville Sanctuary, with your own personal driver and tour guide with Yarra Valley Bus Tours. Experience koala and kangaroo encounters up close and personal; wander through lush bushland with an experienced ranger who understands everything there is to know about local Australian wildlife species and enjoy access to the Spirits of the Sky - free flight bird show.


As above, your wildlife tour Includes:


  • Admission to Healesville Sanctuary
  • De Bertoli 2 Course Lunch including Tea, Coffee & Biscotti
  • 10% Discount off Chocolate Products
  • Transportation – Pick Up & Drop Off
  • Mercedes 8 Seater Van
  • Private Tour Guide

At Yarra Valley Bus Tours, all our tour guides live locally and share a true passion with the region. Our awesome team of drivers have a great relationship with Healesville Sanctuary, local wineries and Chocolaterie we visit, ensuring the warmest welcome at every stop.