News & Events

Keep up-to-date with all the news from Rayner’s Orchard.

Fruits of The Yarra Valley Festival!

The Fruits of the Yarra Valley Festival   February 15th &  16th, running from 9am – 4pm . A weekend of fruitful activities !  Local attractions , tractor rides, fresh flowers, fruit preserving, U Pick fruit on fruit tasting adventure tours, blacksmith demonstrations, fruiting plant sales, local fruit and berries, Devonshire teas, sausage sizzle, fruit

Fruits of The Yarra Valley Festival!

Apricot Season at the farm!

Apricot season is here! We will have several dozen delicious apricot varieties ripening during January and February – this year, the flavour is absolutely superb! Available in our farm shop in 1kg and 2kg packs, and for U Pick during Fruit Tasting Tours every day – tours running on demand all day between 9am –

Apricot Season at the farm!

Summer Holiday Fruit Bottling Sessions

Have you ever tried bottling up your own seasonal fruit, ready to be enjoyed months later when their season has finished? Learn how to preserve your own fruit, like our grandparents and their parents used to do not so long ago . Fruit bottling workshops are suitable for children from 5 years & upwards- our

Summer Holiday Fruit Bottling Sessions

Summer means Peach & Nectarine Season!

Juicy Peaches and Sweet Nectarines! Ready for tasting and picking from December 1st! Join a Fruit Tasting Tour to pick your own straight from the tree, or grab a pack of peaches or nectarines from our farm shop in the cafe! Sweet and juicy peaches and nectarines. Stonefruit is the taste of summer, and Rayners

Summer means Peach & Nectarine Season!

Spring School Holidays Fruit Tours

Come and enjoy some fresh air this school holidays at Rayner’s Orchard. Take a Family Tractor Fruit Tasting Adventure Tour and enjoy one kilogram of kiwi fruit FREE per family to take home with you. Rayner’s Orchard is the only place in Australia that you can enjoy UPicking kiwi fruit which has been ripened on

Spring School Holidays Fruit Tours

Fathers Day Nursery Special

There are many different types of Dads in this world, and many different ways to celebrate dad’s special day. But if Dad is a bit of a green finger, or maybe needs a bit of help to get him started, Rayners Orchard have more than one incentive to get Dad out of the house and

Fathers Day Nursery Special

Blossom Season is Here!

From mid August through to mid September, Rayners Orchard  are running tractor tours through the rows of peach, plum, apricot and nectarine blossom, with plenty of stops along the way to capture memories with family and friends. With a picturesque backdrop of hundreds of stone fruit trees in bloom, this is a farm tour you

Blossom Season is Here!

Fruit in Season on Tours in July!

Welcome to July & the middle of Winter!  It may be cold and grey outside but it is still a very colourful trip through the orchard – dozens of citrus varieties and other fruits are ripening and ready for sampling and picking during fruit tasting tours.   Come on one of our mouth watering tours

Fruit in Season on Tours in July!

Celebrate Gumboot Season at the farm!

We are a little bit excited to be participating in Yarra Valley Gumboot Season 2018 Why not grab your gumboots and come and visit us – share your photos from the farm and be in the running to win a family Fruit Tasting Tour (2 adults & 2 children) Fruit Tasting adventure Tours running g

Celebrate Gumboot Season at the farm!

Order New Season Bare Rooted Stock Now!

Only one more month before we will have dozens of varieties of bare rooted trees sitting in a massive dirt pile waiting for someone to pick them, and take them to a new  ” forever ” home! We have some varieties the same as last year , and some are new to the range this

Order New Season Bare Rooted Stock Now!

Easter Mini Pumpkin Hunt!

Come and join in on the fun of a Fruit Tasting Tractor Tour and a bonus Mini Pumpkin Hunt. Jump on a Tractor Tour at Rayner’s Orchard over the School Holidays and get to hunt down your own mini pumpkin. Available on every tour from Good Friday (March 30) – until the end of the

Easter Mini Pumpkin Hunt!

Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Orchard !

Chinese  New Year starts this Friday February 16th! Come & help us celebrate the start of a new lunar year , & take a fruit tasting tour full of sweet and juicy delights! Lots of seasonal fruits ready for tasting & picking throughout the new year period – peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums & more! Tours

Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Orchard !

Celebrate Weddings at Rayner’s Orchard!

Did you know we now have a rustic style function room available for hire any day of the week? We offer full use of our function room for weddings and any other celebration, and full use of the orchard and surrounding grounds on the property for capturing all those memorable photo shots, surrounded by hundreds of

Celebrate Weddings at Rayner’s Orchard!

Merry Christmas from Rayner’s Orchard!

May the closeness of friends, the comfort of home, and the unity of our nation, renew your spirits this festive season. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Merry Christmas ! Len, Heather, Cam, Andrew & all staff at Rayner’s Orchard!  

Merry Christmas from Rayner’s Orchard!

Christmas Trading Hours at the Orchard!

Christmas is nearly here ! We have started our stone fruit season off with a bang and now have plenty of peaches , nectarines and apricots ready for purchase in our farm shop and on U Pick during Fruit Tasting Tours .                          

Christmas Trading Hours at the Orchard!

Apricots are ready for picking!

Lots of Apricots now ready for picking, just in time for Christmas!   Apricots, peaches, nectarines & more!  Pick your own available on all fruit tasting tours & also for purchase in the farm shop. Fruit tasting tours run on demand all day from 9am – 4pm. Tours run for an hour each – get

Apricots are ready for picking!