Rayners Orchard & cafe

Rayner’s Orchard currently grow over 450 varieties of fruit and is around an hours drive from the city centre, located in Melbourne's food bowl, the Yarra Valley.

Visit this real working farm to discover life on the land and delight in picking your own fruit and discover the different varieties and fantastic flavours of real tree ripened fruit.

Take a guided orchard tractor fruit tasting tour with farmer Len Rayner around the environmentally sustainable orchard, and compare the fantastic flavours of up to 12 varieties of fresh tree ripened fruit. If you wish you can pick your own fruit have a drive of the Cherry picker, to get a bird's eye view of the farm!

The Peach Cafe and shop is open 9am to 5pm, seven days per week during Summer, and open 9am till 4.30pm, April through to November ( closed Christmas Day). Our café  serves drinks, snacks and light lunches year round – BBQ lunch deal available for groups of 10 or more.

Tractor fruit tasting tours are available all year ( weather permitting ) 9am to 4pm, seven days per week, except for during Blossom Season - we run Blossom Tours during this time ( mid August to mid September ) - some fruit tastings are on offer during Blossom Tours also.

Fruit Bottling Workshops are also run daily from December through to Blossom Season, learn how to bottle your own fruit the traditional way and take home some bottled fruit that you prepared and cooked yourself in our custom made bottling kitchen! Workshops run for min of 2 people, Max group up to 30, School groups welcome.

 Groups and buses are all welcome and  there are year round tour & meal deal specials in the cafe for groups of 10 or more, come taste our freshly baked scones and farm-style pies and quiches! Join the Newsletter to keep updated with Seasonal cafe group specials.