SCHOOL HOLIDAY OFFER
Kids Stay Free
Stay 2 nights and kids stay FREE
That's right! Stay 2 nights or more at any of our family properties during the school holidays and the kids stay FREE! That's a saving of up to $200 in some of our properties which is more money to spend on the things that make going away fun. Just use the Code KIDSFREE when booking online or call 1300 48 84 48 and we'll do the rest. Sorry, but not to be used in conjunction with any other offer and only when booking direct.
Spring School Holiday Guide
Tulip Festival Offer for Two
2 for the price of 1 Tickets to Tesselaar Tulip Festival this Spring
No booking fees and no queuing for tickets! Just for guests of Valley Ranges Getaways, two tickets to the fantastic Tulip Festival, will be waiting for you in your accommodation, for the price of just 1. Available for bookings throughout the Tulip Festival, September 14th to October 10th. Usual price for 2 adult tickets is $52.
Save $26 in Entry Fees
Simply add the tickets from our EXTRAS when you book online or call 1300 48 84 48 and we'll make sure your tickets are waiting for you when you arrive.
Spring Garden Offer
2 for 1 Entry to Cloudehill Gardens
PLUS Coffee & Cake for 2 at Seasons
For 3 night stays during Spring
Stay 3 nights in any of our properties before the 30th November 2017 and we will provide you with 2 for 1 Entry to Cloudehill Gardens and a complimentary coffee and cake for two voucher to use at Seasons Restaurant at Cloudehill.
The National Rhododendron Gardens in Olinda are simply magnificent – 100 acres of garden with spectacular vistas, kilometres of pathways and full colour during Spring. Entry to this wonderful Parks Victoria Garden is free, and from some of our cottages you can walk to the gardens.
$40 of Complimentary Extras
Simply use the code SPRING2017 in comments section when booking online or call 1300 48 84 48 and we'll make sure your tickets and voucher are waiting for you when you arrive.
Massage and Spa Treatments
The perfect addition to every break away, enjoy a relaxing Massage or Spa Treatment in the privacy and comfort of your Accommodation.
Bookings need to be made prior to arrival and we will endeavour to get you the day and time of your choice. Due to prior bookings this may not always be possible.
The Hills Breakfast by The Sassafras Providore
Upgrade for just $35 for two people
The Hills breakfast is created for you using locally sourced produce by The Sassafras Providore to give you a true taste of the Hills. We supply you with everything you’ll need to enjoy a country breakfast. Market fresh fruit and a selection of cereals, free range eggs and rindless bacon, vine ripened tomatoes, mushrooms and spring onions and artisan bread with a range of spreads. Enjoy Hills baked Muffins, savoury and sweet and a range of teas, coffee and hot chocolate.
Not available for stays at Tuckers Cottage, Cottage in the Forest, The Blackwood or Villa d'Amour at Maison Belle Retreat.
You can upgrade to the The Hills Breakfast when you book online or by calling 1300 48 84 48 to add it to an existing booking.
High Tea Breakfast by The Sassafras Providore
$65 per person
Looking for a truly unique experience for a special occasion? The Sassafras Providore can indulge you with a High Tea Breakfast in your accommodation. Your breakfast will be prepared, in our kitchen, delivered and set up on your dining room table by our chef, who will then leave you to enjoy your morning. You will be treated to a selection of pastries, eggs, pancakes and many more breakfast delights all served on a traditional three tier stand and accompanied by all the glamour of a High Tea occasion.
Not available for stays at Tuckers Cottage.
You can add the High Tea Breakfast to your stay when you book online or by calling 1300 48 84 48 to add it to an existing booking.
Early Check in / Late Check out
$30 per hour
Want to arrive a little earlier or leave a little later? Book in a guaranteed one hour early check in or late check out. This must be booked prior to your arrival and is subject to availability.
You can add an Early Check in or Late Check out to your stay when you book online or by calling 1300 48 84 48 to add it to an existing booking.
The Antipasto Platter by the Sassafras Providore
$85 for two people
Enjoy on arrival in your room or delivered during your stay, our freshly prepared Antipasto Platter which includes a selection of fine cheeses and locally sourced produce all prepared by our chef for your enjoyment.
You can add The Antipasto Platter to your stay when you book online or by calling 1300 48 84 48 to add it to an existing booking.
Eat In with Higgs&Co Meals
2 Meals and a Bottle of Wine $50
Stay in and enjoy your accommodation with delicious Higgs&Co meals and a bottle of wine. Pre order your meals to be waiting for you when you arrive and enjoy a night in. Orders can be made for up to 8 people so it's perfect for groups and families looking for something easy.
If you already have an accommodation booking, you can pre order your meals here up to 48 hours before you check in. Payment on a credit card will be required when ordering.
The Sassafras Providore Picnic Hamper
$75 for two people
Let us create a special Picnic Hamper for you to enjoy at your accommodation or to take to one of the many beautiful parks and gardens in the Dandenong Ranges. Your Picnic Hamper comes with a selection of gourmet locally sourced and prepared goodies all packaged up for you and served with eco-friendly cutlery, plates and glasses so there’s no need to return anything. You are also welcome to enquire about our traditional Picnic Baskets and blankets.
Picnic Hamper includes;
• Two baguettes with your choice of meats and salads and accompanied by our famous relish
• Gourmet vegetable quiches
• Selection of fruits
• Selection of antipasto produce and cheeses
• Flourless chocolate cake
• Two bottles of mineral water, iced tea or soft drinks
You can add The Sassafras Providore Picnic Hamper to your stay when you book online or by calling 1300 48 84 48 to add it to an existing booking.
Sparkling Wine and Strawberries
$45 per Bottle
Have a bottle of premium Yarra Valley sparkling wine and fresh strawberries waiting for you in your accommodation. Our Sparkling wine is selected especially for you and our Strawberries are local and fresh. They will be placed in your accommodation ready for your arrival on the first day of your stay.
You can add a Bottle of Yarra Valley Sparkling and Fresh Strawberries to your stay when you book online or by calling 1300 48 84 48 to add it to an existing booking.
Bottle of Yarra Valley Sparkling
$30 per bottle
Have a bottle of premium Yarra Valley sparkling wine waiting for you in your accommodation. Our Sparkling wine is selected especially for you and will be placed in your accommodation ready for your arrival on the first day of your stay.
You can add a Bottle of Yarra Valley Sparkling to your stay when you book online or by calling 1300 48 84 48 to add it to an existing booking.
Bouquet of Flowers
Surprise your loved one with a bouquet of beautiful flowers waiting for them when you arrive. Bouquets can be tailored to your taste of flowers, colour and size. All bouquets will be placed in your accommodation ready for your arrival on the first day of your stay.
You can add a Bouquet of Flowers to your booking by calling 1300 48 84 48.
Yoga in the Hills
Soak up the fresh air and essence of the hills with a private yoga lesson at your accommodation with Helen, who has been teaching yoga in the hills for more than 16 years. Regardless of your age or physical ability yoga will improve the quality of your life bringing Strength, Flexibility and Peace of mind. Great for group bookings in our larger properties but also perfect for the peace and privacy of a one on one lesson.
From $30 per person
Call Helen on 03 9755 1783 to book a convenient time during your stay.
Bride to Be Packages
Perfect Properties for Dandenong Ranges Wedding Preparations
Stay the night before your wedding at one of these beautiful properties in Olinda. Your ‘maids of honour’ might stay, or your mum and sisters? You can dress for your wedding at the property and there is plenty of room for photographers, hair and make up attendants.
The houses and gardens are beautiful spaces for your photographs, both before and after. Following your wedding, you can return for your wedding night as bride and groom OR your family or bridesmaids may come back to stay with their partners while you sneak away to one of our romantic cottages for two.
Coonara Springs Restaurant
VIP Dinner for Two
$150 for two courses
$200 for three courses
Complimentary glass of wine
Enjoy Two or Three courses including a complimentary glass of red or white wine with VIP seating and service for Valley Ranges Getaways guests. The long awaited reopening of iconic Coonara Springs brings with it a unique destination dining experience. Coonara Springs has a history of excellent food and wine since the 1920's, with seven acres of gardens to explore between courses and magnificent views of the Yarra Valley and Ranges. Roaring fires are guaranteed...
Available Friday & Saturday. Call us on 1300 48 84 48 to book this special dining package with your stay.
Take a Bike Ride
Yarra Valley e-Bike Hire
Take the effort out of a bike ride. Hire a e-Bike from Yarra Valley Bike Hire. See the Dandenong Ranges or Yarra Valley by e-Bike and make the ride easier and even more enjoyable. Suitable for most people, e-bikes are fun to ride and require no special knowledge beyond the ability to pedal.
Yarra Valley Bike Tours
Taylor made to suit each group, bike tours can be relaxed, taste sensations at an easy pace through one of the great wine regions of the Valley. A more adventurous ride through the rain forests or an adrenaline filled mountain bike ride.
Yarra Valley Bike Hire
Seeing the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley by bike is one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling experiences for any one visiting the area. Let Yarra Valley Bike Hire get you on a bike that’s going to make the visit to our magnificent location one of the most enjoyable and memorable.
Follow the link or call 03 9735 1483. Tell them Valley Ranges Getaways sent you for special treatment!
Add a Tour to your Stay
From $350 per couple
Tours are designed by you, for you
Tour the Valley
Collecting you from your accommodation, let us show you the very best the Yarra Valley has to offer. Enjoy wine tastings at cellar doors, relax over a leisurely lunch with a glass of wine, watch chocolates being made by hand at the chocolaterie and visit a local artist’s studio or rainforest walk. To include a longer lunch, or a gourmet picnic hamper, add in a visit to Healesville Sanctuary, gin, cider or cheese experience or visit additional wineries, just let us know so we can make all the arrangements (additional charges may apply).
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Tour the Ranges
Don’t get lost in the Dandenongs, sit back in comfort while we drive you, so you can truly relax and enjoy a picturesque day out. We’ll drive through quaint villages, stopping to enjoy vintage shops or morning tea, driving up to dramatic lookouts, exploring one of the Dandenongs’ famous cool climate gardens and enjoy a leisurely lunch with a glass of wine. To include a longer lunch, add in a ride on Puffing Billy or challenge yourself at Trees Adventure, or include seasonal activities such a fruit picking, just let us know so we can make arrangements (additional charges may apply).
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Experience the Best of Both
The Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges complement one another, so why not sample the pick of the best from both! Enjoy a picturesque steam train journey through the giant tree ferns on Puffing Billy and a drive through the giant rainforest to feed the native birds, after which enjoy a leisurely wine tasting before lunch with a glass of wine. The afternoon is yours to decide – whether it’s cider, beer, gin, chocolate or cheese tastings or art galleries and gardens - just let us know so we can make the arrangements (additional charges may apply).
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Add a Tour to your stay by contacting Tour the Valley on 03 5962 5940 or 0418 142 326. Tell them you are staying at a Valley Ranges Getaways property for extra special treatment! Let them tailor a tour just for you by filling in their online questionnaire.
High Tea at Fortnums
A Hills High Tea : $49.50 per person
Come and enjoy our High Tea experience in the picturesque town of Sassafras, with its English style conservatory windows overlooking the gardens Fortnums is the perfect for a relaxing afternoon indulgence. You will be treated to a selection of savoury delights and sandwiches, followed by our famous scones, served with our own jam, and petite pastries with your choice of leaf tea or espresso coffee.
Simply Add as an Extra when booking or call 1300 48 84 48 to add to your booking.
SkyHigh Dinner with Stretch Limousine Transfers
Available Monday - Thursday (excluding public holidays)
Package 1 One Perfect Night – $410
Start your night with a relaxing spa in your luxury hideaway before your stretch limousine arrives to take you for a two course dinner with the best views of Melbourne at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong. Return to enjoy and glass of port and generous breakfast provisions for the morning.
Package 2: The Ultimate Night Away - $450
Arrive at your luxury hideaway to silk rose petals on the bed and enjoy a chilled bottle of bubbly while you await your stretch limousine transfer for a two course dinner with the best views of Melbourne at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong. Wake in the morning to a leisurely breakfast with ingredients from your hamper and a 12 noon checkout. Now that’s the ultimate night away!
Package 3: Two Nights of Pure Romance - $850
Arrive at your luxury hideaway to soft light, music, a heart of silk rose petals and box of chocolates on your bed. Enjoy a chilled bottle of bubbly while you are driven in your limousine for a three course dinner with the best views of Melbourne at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong. Wake in the morning to a leisurely breakfast with ingredients from your hamper on the first day and a voucher for breakfast at renowned Brunch Mt Dandenong on the second day and a 12 noon checkout.
Package 4: Two Night Dandenong Ranges Indulgence - $1035
Arrive at your luxury hideaway and relax with a couples one hour massage. Enjoy a chilled bottle of bubbly while you await your stretch limousine transfer for a two course dinner with the best views of Melbourne at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong. Wake in the morning to a leisurely breakfast with ingredients from your hamper. Wander Cloudehill Gardens with a voucher for entry and coffee and cake at Seasons at Cloudehill. Leave rejuvenated with a leisurely 12 noon checkout.
Package 5: Two Night Five Star Getaway for Two Couples - $1,665
Enjoy a luxury two night getaway with friends. Arrive at the secluded five star Beechmont Garden Retreat on 10 acres of beautiful manicured gardens. Enjoy a gourmet cheese platter and a chilled bottle of bubbly while you await your stretch limousine transfer and another bottle enroute to a three course dinner with the best views of Melbourne at SkyHigh Mt Dandenong. Wake in the morning to a leisurely breakfast with ingredients from your hamper and during the day enjoy coffee and cake for four at Shannon Bennett’s Piggery Café at Burnham Beeches Estate in Sherbrooke.
Available in Beechmont Garden Retreat only.
Call us on 1300 48 84 48 to book any of these special packages
Experience the time warp that is the Cuckoo Restaurant
Lunch Monday - Sunday
Dinner Friday - Sunday
A hills curiosity with a rich history, once you step inside The Cuckoo, you won’t want to leave. Refresh with a stein of Hefeweizen Schofferhofer beer, feast the fusion of traditional European and modern cuisine on the world famous buffet and wonder at the wunderbar live entertainment and floor show.
Full Smorgasbord and a complimentary glass of sparkling for guests of Valley Ranges Getaways
Lunch Mon-Fri $42 per person
Lunch Sat & Sun $52 per person
Dinner Fri or Sun $55 per person
Dinner Saturday $65 per person
Call us on 1300 48 84 48 to book or simply add it to your stay when you book online.
Garden Lovers Package
$105 for Two People
Arrive at your accommodation to a chilled bottle of Yarra Valley Sparkling Wine and box of chocolates. Wander through beautiful Cloudehill Gardens and Diggers Nursery followed by coffee and cake for two at Seasons Restaurant at Cloudehill. We will also direct you to the other gardens and nurseries in the area.
Simply Add as an Extra when booking
Healesville Sanctuary Family Package
$105 for 2 Adults & 2 Children
Arrive at your accommodation to a chilled bottle of Yarra Valley Sparkling Wine and fresh strawberries. Enjoy a day at Zoos Victoria, Australian Wildlife Sanctuary in Healesville. The Family Package is for 2 adults and 2 children to visit this wonderful Australian Experience in the Yarra Valley, only 30 minutes away. Healesville Sanctuary is one of Australia’s most loved tourist attractions and the best place in Victoria to see and interact with native Australian wildlife.
Simply Add as an Extra when booking
Rayners Orchard Family Day Out
$145 for 2 Adults & 2 Children
Arrive at your accommodation to a chilled bottle of Yarra Valley Sparkling Wine and fresh strawberries. Enjoy a day at Rayners Orchard, a wonderful family day in the country. Open 9-4pm daily, you can pick seasonal fruit and take the famous tractor tour around the farm. There is fruit available every day of the year and the types of fruit depend on the season. Your farm experience will include all aspects of fruit growing, picking, packing, handling and growing methods and of course eating as much of the fabulous fruit as you can.
Simply Add as an Extra when booking
Add a Fruit Bottling Workshop for $45 per adult (kids free with an adult).
Family Day at Trees Adventures
$145 for 2 Adults & 2 Children (2-9 years)
Arrive at your accommodation to donuts for the children and enjoy a thrilling day at Trees Adventure in Belgrave for two adults and two children aged 2-9 years. Trees Adventure is an exhilarating eco-adventure comprising of five tree-top obstacle and flying fox courses that weave through the sublime canopy of Glen Harrow heritage gardens. After the excitement you can take a stroll through beautiful Cloudehill Gardens with a special Two for One Pass.