Late Check out / Early Check in
$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 Hills Breakfast by The Sassafras Providore
Upgrade for just $35 for two people
Created by The Sassafras Providore, we supply you with everything you’ll need to enjoy a locally sourced country breakfast, a true taste of the Hills. 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 Cottage in the Forest, The Blackwood or Villa d'Amour.
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.
Massage and Spa Treatments
In your Accommodation
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 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.
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.
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.
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
$85 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.
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.
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
$35 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.
Need a Babysitter?
Have a wedding to attend or would just like a quiet meal to yourselves? Event Nannies can attend an event or your accommodation to provide babysitting. We also offer an overnight care service if required. Our nannies can bring toys, books and entertainment for your children. We are equipped to not only keep your children safe but to make sure they have a great time too! From $25 an hour plus $35 booking fee.
Contact Melissa Dowden on 0420 660 558 to enquire or make a booking for stay.Find out More
Need a Driver?
Your Private Driver is a reliable pick up and drop off service for weddings, restaurants, wineries or even the airport. Have a great time out, enjoy a few drinks and leave the driving to someone else.
Call James on 0418 382 766 or Narelle on 0421 122 014 to book a driver during your stay.
Coonara Springs Restaurant
Exclusive Offer for Valley Ranges Getaways Guests
$75 per person for two courses
$95 per person for three courses
Enjoy Two or Three courses including a complimentary glass of red or white wine, coffee and tea and VIP seating and service for Valley Ranges Getaways guests. Recently listed as #31 by The Age in their 2018 'Top Cold 100 - World’s Best Winter Destinations’ Coonara Springs is an iconic hills restaurant with a rich heritage and a modern approach. Our seasonally inspired menu is influenced by our own vegetable plots and our contemporary cuisine is created around respect for locally grown and sourced ingredients. With views across the Yarra Valley, and expansive and established gardens, Coonara is a wonderful sensory experience and an ideal venue to connect with the beauty of the region whilst enjoying our hospitality.
Available Lunch & Dinner, Wednesday - Sunday. Call us on 1300 48 84 48 to book this exclusive package with your stay or simply add it to your booking when booking online.
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.