About Yea

Located just 1 ½ hours from Melbourne and within easy reach of the picturesque Yarra Valley, Yea is an ideal Victorian weekend getaway, serving as a launching point for some of the prettiest landscapes you will find in regional Victoria.

Wood Duck cottage has a range of lovely family accommodation and is a short distance from the gorgeous Victorian townships of Trawool, Seymour, Limestone, Murrindindi, Glenburn, Flowerdale, Strath Creek, Yarck and Alexandra.

Tours and events


Amelia Rise Donkeys is a wonderful tour for children where they can pat a donkey and love the animals. John and Deb ask for a gold coin donation for Wildlife and take the children on a wonderful tour where they pat and handle the donkeys.

Mt Buller Snow Day Trip
Get your snow gear on for a big day of skiing, snowboarding, and tobogganing in the Victorian High Country

Kerrisdale Mountain Railway Easter Steamfest
The two foot gauge tourist railway in the foothills of the Tallarook Ranges offers spectacular views and a fully operational steam museum with visiting engines. Book to avoid disappointment.

Yea Picnic Races
Records exist showing that the races were held at Yea before 1900. Enjoy a part of Yea’s racing history on the western edge of town, surrounded by rolling hills and old gum trees.

Yea Country market
Held at the historic Yea Railway at Station Street on the first Saturday of each month. Fresh local produce, entertainment, music, coffee and activities for the kids.

Upper Goulburn Vintage Celebrations
The ‘wine tour without the bus’… sounds great already, right? Pop into Mansfield and enjoy hand crafted wines from the Upper Goulburn Region.



Yea Wetlands
‘Absolutely Superb’ — Winner, United Nations Association of Australia ‘World Environment Day Award’

Great Victorian Rail Trail and Yea Railway park which has a picnic shelter, barbecue facilities, toilets, children’s playground and skate park.

Gallery 34 has monthly exhibitions that feature both established and emerging artists.

Cittaslow Yea is all about taking the time to slow down, enjoy and appreciate a quality lifestyle

The Cheviot Tunnel
A fascinating part of Yea’s Rail History, a must see.
Cheviot Tunnel

Outdoor activities


Muddy Creek Fishing & Outdoors Yea has all outdoor equipment for hire including equipment for fishing, bike riding and much more.

Horse riding

Great lessons and trail riding… horse riding down the road at Yea Riding School is a really fun activity. Children and adults are welcome. Book with Sarah at the Yea Riding School on 0400 289 504.


Visit Yea Lawns Bowls Club on High st.


Play tennis at the Yea tennis courts. The key for the tennis courts can be obtained from Chisolm & Shaw Garage & Carter’s Cafe.

Bike riding

See the best of the High Country from your bicycle along the Great Victorian Rail Trail (as listed above) or plan your own adventure around stunning Yea

Food and wine

Yea farmers market

Ghin Ghin Farmstore & Cafe
ph. (03) 5797 2734

Sedona Estate
Meet the winemakers

Peppercorn Hotel
ph. (03) 5797 2000

Rees Miller Estate
winery – cellar door sales. ph. (03) 5797 2101