Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley
Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley
Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley

Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley

Regular price Sale price $220.00
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Famous for its breathtaking scenery, historic towns, indulgent food, and wine, our Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley takes you on a foodie scavenger hunt around this gorgeous region. On your adventure, you will solve clues to find various local producers who will gift you with an array of delicious items for an incredible picnic spread. Once you've collected all of your picnic items, you'll make your way to a picnic location with stunning views to lay out your blanket and enjoy your feast with a glass of wine.


Inclusions in the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley:

  • A takeaway hot drink from a mystery cafe to start your adventure
  • A visit to 5 different mystery produce stores to collect an arrangement of food for your picnic basket
  • A delicious picnic spread with a glass of wine at a scenic mystery picnic destination in the Yarra Valley; and 
  • Clues and riddles to find each new mystery location/activity (accessed via your smartphone).

Optional Upgrades for the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley:
Upgrade your Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley by adding:

  • A wine tasting experience at a mystery cellar door from only an additional $10 per person.
  • A fun and entertaining mystery activity from only an additional $12.50 per person. To find out what a mystery activity is, please read the FAQS below.
  • A gorgeous picnic set-up at your mystery picnic location (perfect for a proposal!), starting from $290 for two people. To view picnic set-up packages, please click here & to add to your experience, please contact us.

You Will Need on the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley:

  • Your own car to travel between destinations on the day of your Mystery Picnic and a mobile phone with internet access to receive the clues.
  • You will need to supply your own picnic basket (or bag to carry the food items in), a picnic blanket and some utensils for this adventure. Prior to your Mystery Picnic, we will provide you with a small checklist of items you will need to bring.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley:
What is a mystery activity?
While it might seem suspicious, we promise it's not! On the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley, a mystery activity could be something like kayaking, completing an escape room, tree-surfing, bowling, mini-golf, rock-climbing, or going on a boat or train ride. It could also be playing arcade games, ice-skating, doing a maze, visiting the zoo or completing a guided tour or workshop/class.

After booking, we'll check if there are any phobias, injuries or health-related conditions we should be aware of for the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley Adventure. And, if possible, we will tailor the mystery activity to suit.
What happens it if rains?

For the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley, undercover seating options are available, so you'll still be able to enjoy your picnic!

What dietary requirements can you cater for?

Our Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley can be customised to be completely gluten-free, lactose-free/dairy-free or vegetarian/vegan at no extra cost. When booking, please let us know which dietary requirement it is, and we will ensure all items within your picnic basket adhere to those requirements. 

We also do our best to cater for pregnancy requirements and nut allergies when requested. For any other dietary requirements or allergies, please contact us before booking the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley as additional fees may occur. 

Please note that whilst we do our very best to comply with any dietary requirement requests, all food items are prepared by third-party suppliers. Therefore, we cannot guarantee all requests will be completely free of that particular product or allergy. Consequently, we recommend reconfirming your dietary requirements and/or allergies with the staff at each mystery stop.
Can I do a non-alcoholic Mystery Picnic?

Yes, absolutely! Our standard Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley package includes a glass of wine, but this can easily be replaced with a non-alcoholic drink. Please just let us know in the dietary requirements section when booking that you would prefer non-alcoholic options.

Can I add overnight accommodation to my Mystery Picnic?

Yes, of course! To ensure the fun continues, you can solve clues to find a mystery stay at a 4-to-5-star hotel or a unique holiday rental after your Mystery Picnic. Pricing generally starts from $200+ a night, with breakfast options available. We can even arrange a dinner reservation at a mystery restaurant for you to enjoy on the night of your stay. 

To enquire about adding mystery accommodation to your booking, please contact us with your preferred dates, and we'll come back to you with a quote.

Is the Mystery Picnic suitable for children?

 Yes, our Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley is undoubtedly family-friendly and great fun to do together! We recommend selecting either the standard Mystery Picnic or the Mystery Picnic + Mystery Activity package when doing this experience with childen. Please note that we do not charge for children under 4 years of age but just ask that you bring along some food for them to enjoy on the day. Children over 12 years of age are also considered adults on our adventures.

How far in advance do I need to book?

All bookings for the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley need to be made 6-days in advance of your preferred adventure date. For example, if you would like to book for a Sunday, you must ensure you have booked by midnight on the Sunday prior.

Can I book a Mystery Picnic for more than 8 people?

Yes, you can certainly book the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley for more than 8 people. Please contact us here to discuss available options for large group bookings. 

What type of picnic food will I collect?

On the Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley, you can expect to collect an array of delicious picnic food items that will please friends and family alike. To give you an idea, you might pick up things like charcuterie meats & antipasto, cheeses, fruits & nuts, salads, bread, hot bakery items and cakes or sweet treats. Please just note that final picnic items can vary slightly depending on the day of your adventure and location. 

How long does the Mystery Picnic take?

If booking the standard Mystery Picnic Yarra Valley package, we recommend allowing around 4 hours to complete, including enjoying your picnic. However, if you are adding on either a wine tasting or a mystery activity, allow up to 5 hours; and if you are adding both, allow up to 6 hours. 

Customer Reviews

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Chantelle
We had the BEST day in the Yarra Valley

We had the BEST day in the Yarra Valley. Everything was perfect and will be doing another one soon. x

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Carol Adair
Excellent mystery picnic tour in great scenery with fantastic food

Excellent value and fantastic service and very well organised - Chris at yering farm winery was fantastic with great knowledge and warm welcome

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cmskrs
Yarra Valley Mystery Picnic Adventure

Thank you for your fantastic review! We're thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful experience with us. It's great to know that you enjoyed the clues leading to amazing picnic provisions and had a fantastic day overall. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon for more memorable adventures!

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Lyn Kelly
Well Planned Outing

Thought it was a very well planned outing with all the clues and places to stop at to collect our food. Lots of variety and ended up in a lovely place to eat it all. We did the Yarra Valley tour.

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Linda V
Wonderful experience

Views were absolulty memerizing and an abundance of food to eat for just us 2. So many little gems we visited. Suoer geeat way to see the Yarra Valley. This was supposed to be just us for our anniversary but had to take both kids along, very easy with kids. Highly recommended !