Planning your visit to Yea will be a breeze, especially if you contact or drop by at the Yea Visitor Information Centre, conveniently located at the rear of Marmalades Cafe, 20 High St, Yea, Victoria 3717. Busy? Just Phone them at 03 5797 2663 or send them an email: [email protected].
Yea is a delightful township found in the north east of Victoria, just over 100 Kms from Melbourne and 35 minutes from the Hume Hwy. Yea is a popular tourist destination with many travelers stopping for the fine food, restaurants and cafes as they explore the region. The Yea Accommodation styles range from hotels, motels, caravan parks, b&b’s and cottages. You can find out more by calling the Yea Visitor Information Center.
Please Note: Our New Visitor Information Center concept plans can be seen in the following image, this center will be open early next year, so watch this space.
Yea is the perfect place to indulge in that weekend getaway, being so close to Melbourne. The many accommodation styles in yea ensure that everyone’s needs are catered for. Yea is surrounded by rivers, streams, wetlands, hills and valleys and has the longest rail trail passing right through the Yea Township. You can discover an entirely new experience riding your bikes through the country side of Yea either to Yarck, Alexandra, Mansfield or to Seymour. No matter what the direction the scenery and experience will impress upon your memories.
Yea has a very impressive hidden secret… just on the Northern side of the Yea Township you will find the Yea Wetlands.
The ephemeral Yea Wetlands is situated on 32ha of crown land between two branches of the Yea River. The Yea Wetlands is cared for by a committee of management and some very proud and enthusiastic community members who have attracted funding to create beautiful improvements that deliver ecological, social and economic benefits to the environment and community.
You can find in the wetlands of Yea, the fossils of some of the earliest known land plants in the world, dating back 400 million years ago! Also keep an eye out for the sacred Kingfisher as you meander along the beautiful boardwalks.
The Yea Wetlands is a must see for visitors planning a trip to Yea.