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July is Gumboot Season

Even with the recent cold weather the Yarra Valley remains a fantastic place to visit, rain or shine.

The entire month of July is Gumboot Season in the Yarra Valley, so put those boots on and head on down!

Gumboot Season 2016

Book your next tour to the Yarra Valley with Chillout Travel today!

Australia’s Best Wine Bars

At Chillout Travel we obviously think the best place to enjoy wine is at the winery itself! But for those weekends you can’t get away (or those weeknights where you want to indulge) this is a handy guide to some of Australia’s best wine bars.


Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day

Want to absolutely spoil mum this Mother’s Day? Why not get her a day out in the gorgeous Yarra Valley? Gift vouchers are available for our public tour! Our gift vouchers are open dated for an entire year so mum can decide when she wants another special day.

Just click here to buy yours now!

Rocky Road Festival!

Make sure you take the rocky road down to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery during May to enjoy their Rocky Road Festival!

They’ll be dedicating the entire month of May to all things Rocky Road, with 31 different flavours available. The biggest fans of Rocky Roads can even take part in the Rock Around […]

Helen’s Hill’s Pinot Noirs

Both the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula are renowned for their cooler climate wine likes the Pinot Noir.

One of our favourite producers of the variety in the Yarra Valley is Helen’s Hill who have been producing great wine for decades. This article by renowned wine writer James Halliday explains the importance of some of […]