Warburton is a charming village in the Upper Yarra region of Victoria’s Yarra Valley popular with hikers, cyclists and nature lovers. Ideal for anyone needing a break from the hustle and bustle of city living. As soon as you arrive in this laidback country town, the breathtaking scenery of forest-covered mountains will help you exhale. If you’re looking for an active getaway, Warburton has plenty to keep you busy.
Warburton has a range of off accommodation options for all budgets including family-friendly house rentals, cosy b&bs and affordable motels.
Warburton Rentals: Holiday Homes
Discover Riverview Retreat, a stylish house on 15 acres with extensive established gardens. The Yarra River borders the property and makes a magical spot for a picnic and a swim on a warm summer’s day.
The Warburton Motel is a funky retro motel has everything you need for a comfortable stay in the Upper Yarra. It’s minutes walk from the Yarra River and the Warburton township.
If you’re looking for a romantic getaway in Warburton, bed and breakfast accommodation provides a perfect setting. A popular b&b option is Buttercup Hill with stunning mountain views and a delicious cooked breakfast.
Things To Do In Warburton
The cool climate of the Upper Yarra region of the Yarra Valley is famous for its pinot noir. The Warburton Highway is home to some of the Yarra’s hidden Gems. You can make a day of it with this itinerary, highlighting the best food and wine along the way. Finish your day with a walk on the Warburton Trail.
The Warburton Trail
The Lilydale to Warburton rail-trail takes you through some of the Yarra Valley’s most stunning scenery. You can take part or all of this 47.5 km journey on foot, cycle or horse. As you meander through the countryside, the trail takes you over creeks and rivers, through fields and vineyards and there is much wildlife to see along the way.
Located 15 km from Warburton this remarkable Californian Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) forest will take your breath away. The towering trees were planted in the 1930s and are approximately 55 metres high.
Cog Bike Cafe
If you’re after a hearty breakfast or a top-notch coffee, the Cog Bike Cafe and its friendly staff will delight you. Its location on the Warburton Trail makes it a winning destination for a treat at the end of your bike ride. The cafe also offers bike hire.