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

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.
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.
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

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 Street.
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
Murrindindi Scenic Reserve