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Rayner's Orchard

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Family Fruit Fun with Mega Shot of Vitamin C

Orchard took us on a tractor ride with Andy the farmer and provided us with opportunities to pick... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Sue Y
via mobile
Winter fruit picking, a very different experience

Whilst you do not associate winter with fruit picking, this is a rather unusual activity good for... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Karen Y
Melbourne, Australia
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Rayner's Orchard is a boutique orchard that grows over 450 varieties of fruit located in Melbourne's Yarra Valley. Open 9am to 4pm, 7 days per week (closed Christmas Day) Take a guided orchard tractor fruit tasting tour with farmer Len Rayner around...more
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60 Schoolhouse Rd, Woori Yallock, Victoria 3139, Australia
+61 3 5964 7654
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 January 2011

We visited during the holiday period when many of the wineries were extremely crowded. Our best decision on the day ended up being a visit to this orchard - the tractor tour included a huge variety of tastings of peaches/nectarines/apricots (they have plums too but...More

8  Thank influink
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 February 2013

We were really looking forward to our family outing to Rayner’s Fruit Orchard. The thought of travelling around on a tractor and sampling sweet stone fruits in a sunny orchard excited us, and we had planned this and looked forward to this for weeks. Unfortunately,...More

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Len R, Owner at Rayner's Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2013

Your kid was smashing fruit off a tree with a stick while the mum watches and encourages it. I have waited 6 years for fruit from this variety and there was very little fruit as it was. The fruit is my wages for a years...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit here after a weekend in Healesville. We were very pleasantly surprised. They have a great array of jams & marmalade. The orchard man took the time to talk to us about what would grow well in our area if our garden....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Orchard took us on a tractor ride with Andy the farmer and provided us with opportunities to pick many types of citrus fruits straight off the trees. The Orchard was not in full fruit but it was still loads of fun stopping at various spots...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Fruit tasting tour was not what I thought it would be - it was so much more than just a tour through the farm with some fruit to pick along the way. The tractor driver told us things about fruit that you couldn't learn from...More

3  Thank Trippa2310
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Whilst you do not associate winter with fruit picking, this is a rather unusual activity good for the winter school holidays, bring the kids for an interesting outing. Andrew brought us around and my son adored his cute dogs. We tasted and picked kiwis, tamarillo,...More

1  Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We took quite a detour to go here so we could buy fresh fruit. We arrived and the choice was very poor. A few corn for making pop corn, pears that did not look local wrapped in plastic and a bowl of assorted orange/yellow vegetables?...More

3  Thank celenac
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Although lots of fruits were not in season, end of march, we had a great time. The fruits we tasted were great, fresh, some were new varieties. Len is happy to share his passion in simple words. Worth the drive.

3  Thank Gaminou
Reviewed 17 March 2018

It's our 2nd trip here with our kids and we still enjoyed it no less. We are taken on a tractor ride round and across the orchard that is planted with all kinds of fruits. We get to taste the harvest of the season first...More

1  Thank stevenlsw
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit place for anyone who enjoys picking fruit! My husband and I visited the orchard farm over the weekend. And it did not disappoint. The tractor ride adds to the experience of it all. Although most people will say the tractor...More

1  Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Rayner's Orchard is a great place to experience a fruit orchard. It has a vast number of fruit varieties which means different fruits are ripening throughout the year. There is a tractor ride available which takes in various parts of the farm, stopping at different...More

Thank Daphne C
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I have been here twice both in December. Both times, I went on the tractor tour. The farmer/owner drove the tractor himself and took us to all the different parts of the farm with different interesting fruit. The second time we went the ticket price...More

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Aditi C
15 May 2018|
Response from xandiee | Reviewed this property |
You can find a list of fruits in season on the website here. It's technically not Winter yet but I think you will find some winter fruits already now. It's about 20-30mins from the main Yarra Valley area I think. It's not... More
8 March 2018|
Response from Ronald R | Reviewed this property |
There are numerous fruit and various varieties of the same fruit. I would not attempt to name the fruits as there are so many.
24 January 2017|
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Response from Len R | Property representative |
G'day yes there are quite a few wineries close by . The only way you can do the fruit tasting adventure is on the tractor we have found most people are unable to walk the distance. No need to book just wander in when it... More