Tourism

The Yarra River, its parklands and the surrounding areas are a destination for international and local tourists and visitors. Healesville Sanctuary, the Yarra Valley vineyards and Southbank Boulevard are some examples of key tourist locations. Parks Victoria has licensed 119 tourist operators across the Yarra River corridor including those who have Ecotourism Australia accreditation (ECO) and those who are certified by the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP). Tourist activities range from on-water boat sightseeing to adventure activities to other land-based activities.