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Global Ballooning

Why not incorporate a wonderful Hot Air Ballooning experience into your stay at Balgownie Estate. Ask our friendly reception staff about Hot Air Ballooning accommodation packages, or contact Global Ballooning directly.

For more Information please call, (03) 9428 5703

Local Markets

The Yarra Valley is famous for its craft and food markets. To find out more about the local Markets and the dates when they are taking place in the area, please visit.

Annual Events

Every year, the Yarra Valley is home to an eclectic collection of festivals and events. From colourful community festivals with that country feel, to live outdoor music concerts featuring big name artists, to fast paced rallies that appeal to every motor enthusiast – there really is something for everyone in the Yarra Valley where the seasons often dictate the timing of events throughout the year...

To find out more about what’s on in the Yarra Valley, please visit.

Galleries and Museums

The TarraWarra Museum of Art collection focuses on Australian modern art from the 1950s onwards. Is plays host to major exhibitions which focus on artists in the collection alongside a changing program of contemporary art. The award winning, Allan Powell designed complex provides an opportunity to experience the harmonious relationships between art, architecture and the Yarra Valley.

For more information please call (03) 5957 3100

Healesville Glassblowing Studio

Tim Bassett & Tali Dalton are internationally recognised glass artists with a combined practice of over 25 years. Their individual work is held in museum collections around the world including the Australian National Art Glass Collection and The Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Together they founded Healesville Glassblowing Studio.

For more information please call (03) 5962 2211

Wineries and Breweries

Please visit the Cellar Door for expert advice and a detailed map of the local Wineries and Breweries.

Golf in the Yarra Valley

For Golf in the Yarra Valley please visit:

Other Balgownie Locations

Bendigo Accommodation

Why not get away from it all... Balgownie House is the perfect retreat ! You can relax and enjoy breakfast on the verandah, curl up with a good book on the couch, have a spa or maybe sleep all day (as do the kangaroos!), wander down to the cellar door to experience one of our famous reds or distinctive whites, 'tingle' your taste buds with a regionally inspired lunch in the cafe.

Contact us on 03 5449 6222