Guidebook for Millgrove

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Guidebook for Millgrove

Arts & Culture

Yarra Valley Archery Park’s indoor all-weather archery range offers fun for everyone. Great fun for a family outing, with a group of friends, or just to try archery.
Yarra Valley Archery Park
Yarra Valley Archery Park’s indoor all-weather archery range offers fun for everyone. Great fun for a family outing, with a group of friends, or just to try archery.
From Tripadvisor: 'So much fun to grab a rod & catch dinner for tea. They will clean & gut your catch very quickly. The shouts of excitement by the children was a joy to hear. The prices were great.'
Alpine Trout Farm
115 Mount Baw Baw Tourist Rd
From Tripadvisor: 'So much fun to grab a rod & catch dinner for tea. They will clean & gut your catch very quickly. The shouts of excitement by the children was a joy to hear. The prices were great.'
The clean (unlike Melbourne) Yarra River is perfect for swimming, fishing, kayaking or just sight seeing, and is only 400 meters from our Chalets!
Yarra River
The clean (unlike Melbourne) Yarra River is perfect for swimming, fishing, kayaking or just sight seeing, and is only 400 meters from our Chalets!
Swimming, fishing, kayaking or just sight seeing only 400 meters from our Chalets! The water is refreshing and clean.
Millgrove
Swimming, fishing, kayaking or just sight seeing only 400 meters from our Chalets! The water is refreshing and clean.
Take a trip back in time to Mont De Lancey; an award winning recreation of pioneer life that will entertain you & your family. Wandin's earliest brick homestead & its gardens have been restored.
Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead
71 Wellington Road
Take a trip back in time to Mont De Lancey; an award winning recreation of pioneer life that will entertain you & your family. Wandin's earliest brick homestead & its gardens have been restored.
See the famous Yarra Valley on one of Australia's most popular rail trails aboard a tandem tricycle between Warburton and Yarra Junction as your personal guide does all the pedaling - www.railride.com
Warburton Trail
See the famous Yarra Valley on one of Australia's most popular rail trails aboard a tandem tricycle between Warburton and Yarra Junction as your personal guide does all the pedaling - www.railride.com
Completed in 1957 the Upper Yarra Dam is an important water source for Melbourne. The park is a popular camping, BBQ and picnic spot.
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Upper Yarra Reservoir
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Completed in 1957 the Upper Yarra Dam is an important water source for Melbourne. The park is a popular camping, BBQ and picnic spot.

Food Scene

A classic country pub licensed since 1886. Serving delicious Parma's and the 'Reefton burger.'
Reefton Hotel
1600 Woods Point Road
A classic country pub licensed since 1886. Serving delicious Parma's and the 'Reefton burger.'
Country bakehouse with a huge range of fresh cakes, sandwiches, milkshakes, coffees & award winning pies such as chicken mushroom garlic, lamb rosemary, black angus satay, pizza pie & bolognese pie.
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Gladysdale Bakehouse
2568 Warburton Highway
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Country bakehouse with a huge range of fresh cakes, sandwiches, milkshakes, coffees & award winning pies such as chicken mushroom garlic, lamb rosemary, black angus satay, pizza pie & bolognese pie.
Nice view by the river for lunch. Hours: Sun - Mon 8:00 - 17:00, Wed - Thu 8:00 - 17:00, Fri - Sat 8:00 - 22:30 Cuisine: Australian
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Riverview Cafe & Wine Bar
3373 Warburton Hwy
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Nice view by the river for lunch. Hours: Sun - Mon 8:00 - 17:00, Wed - Thu 8:00 - 17:00, Fri - Sat 8:00 - 22:30 Cuisine: Australian
Woodfired pizza & tapas, local wine, boutique beer, artisan pastries & turkish bread. Open Thursday-Sun 9am to late, Breakfast 9am-11.30am, bookings best. Take-away pizza available
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Little Joe
3416 Warburton Hwy
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Woodfired pizza & tapas, local wine, boutique beer, artisan pastries & turkish bread. Open Thursday-Sun 9am to late, Breakfast 9am-11.30am, bookings best. Take-away pizza available
Great food, a nice location and friendly people.
Upper Yarra RSL
119 Settlement Road
Great food, a nice location and friendly people.

Shopping

The best place to stock up on BBQ goods. You can have a BBQ on our large BBQ on the grounds or use one of the many public BBQ's in the surrounding parks.
Warburton Quality Meats
3461 Warburton Highway
The best place to stock up on BBQ goods. You can have a BBQ on our large BBQ on the grounds or use one of the many public BBQ's in the surrounding parks.
Why not grab a great movie from the local video store... We also have DVD's you can borrow at the big house.
Leading Edge Video Yarra Junction
Why not grab a great movie from the local video store... We also have DVD's you can borrow at the big house.
Delicious Fish and Chippery. Not the cheapest available but always fresh and a only a close walk away.
3030 Warburton Hwy
3030 Warburton Hwy
Delicious Fish and Chippery. Not the cheapest available but always fresh and a only a close walk away.

Everything Else

The closest large supermarket your accommodation.
Woolworths
The closest large supermarket your accommodation.
The Community Market is a small trash & treasure market with 30 stalls, held on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month, 8am-2pm. The Upper Yarra Community Market has a range of stalls & local produce.
Upper Yarra Community Market
1 Park Road
The Community Market is a small trash & treasure market with 30 stalls, held on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month, 8am-2pm. The Upper Yarra Community Market has a range of stalls & local produce.
The Upper Yarra Railway station was built in 1888 as the Lilydale train station but was moved to Yarra Junction in 1914. The station operated until 1965 - it now houses the museum. Worth a look!
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Upper Yarra Museum
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The Upper Yarra Railway station was built in 1888 as the Lilydale train station but was moved to Yarra Junction in 1914. The station operated until 1965 - it now houses the museum. Worth a look!
Mt Donna Buang is a short drive from Millgrove for snow play and tobogganing and it's free! You can ride any of the 3 toboggan runs for free & there’s lots of room for snow play. + BBQ"s and toilets.
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Mount Donna Buang
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Mt Donna Buang is a short drive from Millgrove for snow play and tobogganing and it's free! You can ride any of the 3 toboggan runs for free & there’s lots of room for snow play. + BBQ"s and toilets.
A 2km hike along a creek leads you to Lala Falls. After a good rainfall the falls can be spectacular.
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La La Falls
25 Irruka Road
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A 2km hike along a creek leads you to Lala Falls. After a good rainfall the falls can be spectacular.
Delicious Fish and Chippery that is very close to your accommodation.
3039 Warburton Hwy
3039 Warburton Hwy
Delicious Fish and Chippery that is very close to your accommodation.
Boinga Bobs Treehouse Temple in Warburton will amaze you. There is nothing like this anywhere else in Australia.
Station Road
Boinga Bobs Treehouse Temple in Warburton will amaze you. There is nothing like this anywhere else in Australia.
5th Sunday of each Month - 7am - 3pm beside Millgrove CFA. The market has over 30 stalls - arts, crafts, clothes, plants, bric a brac, hardware, toiletries, toys & fruit & veg. Historic sawmill nearby
Millgrove CFA
5th Sunday of each Month - 7am - 3pm beside Millgrove CFA. The market has over 30 stalls - arts, crafts, clothes, plants, bric a brac, hardware, toiletries, toys & fruit & veg. Historic sawmill nearby

Sightseeing

Great scenic spot on the Yarra. There is a fun log jump bridge that you use to cross the river to see the tunnel. Carpark 1km from McMahons Creek. The tunnel was dug in 1864 by alluvial gold miners.
Big Peninsula Tunnel
Great scenic spot on the Yarra. There is a fun log jump bridge that you use to cross the river to see the tunnel. Carpark 1km from McMahons Creek. The tunnel was dug in 1864 by alluvial gold miners.
A nice waterfall and walk - great for a day trip whilst visiting the Ada Tree.
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Toorongo Falls Reserve
640 Toorongo Valley Rd
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A nice waterfall and walk - great for a day trip whilst visiting the Ada Tree.
The Blue Lotus Water Garden covers over 14 acres and has some of the worlds largest and most incredible water lilies (comes highly recommended from several guests).
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Blue Lotus Water Garden
2628 Warburton Hwy
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The Blue Lotus Water Garden covers over 14 acres and has some of the worlds largest and most incredible water lilies (comes highly recommended from several guests).
Walk through rainforest to the Ada Tree, a giant mountain ash that's one of Victoria's largest trees. Around 270 years old, it's about 76 metres tall with a circumference of 15 metres.
Big Creek Rd
Walk through rainforest to the Ada Tree, a giant mountain ash that's one of Victoria's largest trees. Around 270 years old, it's about 76 metres tall with a circumference of 15 metres.
Pick your own strawberries. 'U-Pick' option as well as strawberries, jams and sauces available in their farm gate shop. Open every day 9.30am to 4.30 pm. Less than 1km from your Chalet.
Strawberry Springs
35 McNamaras Rd
Pick your own strawberries. 'U-Pick' option as well as strawberries, jams and sauces available in their farm gate shop. Open every day 9.30am to 4.30 pm. Less than 1km from your Chalet.
One of the best roads in Australia to ride a bicycle or motorbike. Highly recommended.
Reefton Spur
1755 Warburton-Woods Point Rd
One of the best roads in Australia to ride a bicycle or motorbike. Highly recommended.
After many years in operation the ancient wheel survived the 1939 bushfires. The waterwheel generated electricity for machinery & lighting. Batts Creek walk is a 20-30 minute walk along a little creek
Upper Yarra Reservoir Park
After many years in operation the ancient wheel survived the 1939 bushfires. The waterwheel generated electricity for machinery & lighting. Batts Creek walk is a 20-30 minute walk along a little creek
A 350m walkway takes you high through the Rainforest above; you’ll see 65m tall 400 yr old Mountain Ash & Myrtle Beech trees & hear the cool waters of Cement Creek as it flows to the Yarra River below
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Rainforest Gallery
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A 350m walkway takes you high through the Rainforest above; you’ll see 65m tall 400 yr old Mountain Ash & Myrtle Beech trees & hear the cool waters of Cement Creek as it flows to the Yarra River below
The creek was named after the wombats in the area which were often called badgers. Walk in the creek, feed the tame birds & have a BBQ!
Badger Creek
The creek was named after the wombats in the area which were often called badgers. Walk in the creek, feed the tame birds & have a BBQ!
Hike to the top of Mt Little Joe (part of the Oxfam 100km walk). The hiking track begins at the end of Hooks Rd. Don't stray far off the track or you might fall down an old gold mine shaft!
Hooks Road
Hike to the top of Mt Little Joe (part of the Oxfam 100km walk). The hiking track begins at the end of Hooks Rd. Don't stray far off the track or you might fall down an old gold mine shaft!
A real bush walking track for those that like a challenge! The Mt Donna Buang Summit Walking Track starts at the top of the very steep Martyr Rd. It is 6km to the top via Mt Victoria.
Martyr Road
A real bush walking track for those that like a challenge! The Mt Donna Buang Summit Walking Track starts at the top of the very steep Martyr Rd. It is 6km to the top via Mt Victoria.

Entertainment & Activities

Pick your own strawberries or just buy some at great prices! Open December to Mid April - 9.30am until 4.30pm every day. Dessert Cafe opening Mid Jan 2016 - great coffee, cakes and strawberry desserts
35 McNamaras Rd
35 McNamaras Rd
Pick your own strawberries or just buy some at great prices! Open December to Mid April - 9.30am until 4.30pm every day. Dessert Cafe opening Mid Jan 2016 - great coffee, cakes and strawberry desserts
Healesville Sanctuary, or the Sir Colin MacKenzie Fauna Park, is a zoo specializing in native Australian animals.
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Healesville Sanctuary
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Healesville Sanctuary, or the Sir Colin MacKenzie Fauna Park, is a zoo specializing in native Australian animals.
Huge fun for all ages. Navigate the Native Maze blindfolded, unearth dinosaur bones, try the Tangled Web, see the Rainbow Maze & Giant Eyespys and solve the cryptic secret message in the Hedge Maze.
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Hedgend Maze
163 Albert Rd
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Huge fun for all ages. Navigate the Native Maze blindfolded, unearth dinosaur bones, try the Tangled Web, see the Rainbow Maze & Giant Eyespys and solve the cryptic secret message in the Hedge Maze.