Coldstream is a small tourist town and outer suburb in the Yarra Valley Region, located about 50 km east of Melbourne. It is renowned as the birth place of the famous opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba. See the fascinating Museum at Lilydale and learn about her life. Get on your bike and cycle the Warburton Rail Trail that runs for 38 km between Lilydale and Warburton. It is ideal for bush walking and cycling tours. You can also visit the Flight School at the Coldstream Airfield, run by the Royal Victorian Aero Club. Visits the local breweries, cellar doors and wineries are also a must do activity when you are in the area. There are many local food outlets to visit and taste their wonderful home grown produce. Coldstream is the home of the renowned Rochford Wines which is certainly a major highlight of the Yarra Valley Winery Region. Sample award-winning wines at their cellar door, enjoy a delightful meal in their restaurant or cafe, stroll through the art gallery and enjoy the views from the observation tower. The area is also the home base of Global Ballooning - Australia's most professional ballooning company.
Enjoy wine tours in the Yarra Valley Wine Region which includes fifteen districts : Eltham ; Shepherds Bush ; Kangaroo Ground ; Wonga Park ; Dixon Creek ; Yarra Glen ; Coldstream ; Wandin ; Gruyere ; Seville ; Badger Creek ; Woori Yallock; Warburton ; Healesville