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Equine Holiday Menu

Avoca Park Equestrian Equine Holidays

Avoca Park has its own in-house chef. Meals are prepared and cooked on-site with fresh and seasonal ingredients, brought to your accommodation.

We have set meal plans for all our different holiday packages. All meals on site and picnics are included in the package. Please let us know any dietary requirements and we will let you know if we can cater to your needs.

2 Night Stay

On your first evening after checking in, we do not provide an evening meal. You may check in at a time convenient to you and we highly recommend you check out some of our beautiful award-winning local restaurants. You are also welcome to bring take-away food with you or cook in the kitchens at Avoca Park.

Breakfast is provided at 8am with a choice of Cereals, Muesli, Raisin bread, Crumpets, Sourdough, Spreads, Yogurt, Seasonal fruits and fruit juices.

Your lunch will consist of a smorgasbord of seasonal salads accompanied by free-range chicken cooked to perfection. A side of Chocolates, Muesli bars and Fruit is available.

Followed in the evening at 6pm a Cocktail shortly followed by dinner: Salmon or chicken schnitzel with roast pumpkin and salad, complimented with Homemade chocolate cake with cream and ice cream for dessert

5 Day Stay

Please note meals bought when we visit restaurant or chocoloteries, are not included in the package, (Wednesday’s lunch at Elevation Restaurant or Yarra Valley’s Chocolaterie).

Settle in and have a wander around the property, this is an opportunity to meet all the horses, dogs, cats, cocky, and, of course, their beloved donkey. On your first evening you can enjoy an Australian barbecue with salad followed by Homemade banana cake with cream

Breakfast is provided at 8am each day, with a choice of: Cereals, Muesli, Raisin bread, Crumpets, Sourdough, Spreads, Yogurt, Seasonal fruits and fruit juices.

On Tuesday, You will enjoy a Picnic Lunch while on your first excursion to Healesville Sanctuary. Your picnic will have a choice of the following focaccias: Salmon, cream cheese with rocket, Chicken, avocado with cheese and mayonnaise, Ham and salad or plain salad. There will also be chocolates, muesli bars, fresh fruit and drinks.

There will be array of pre-dinner cheese, crackers, and antipasto with a wine of your choice

Dinner on Night 2: Salmon or chicken schnitzel with roast pumpkin and salad followed by an indulgent homemade chocolate cake with cream and ice cream.

On Wednesday you have the choice of lunch at locally acclaimed restaurant ‘Elevation’ followed by a spa treatment at a local day spa, Skin Renaissance or you may opt to visit the Yarra Valley Chocoleterie for lunch where you can experience anything and everything chocolate! Full of food and relaxation, you will come home for your private riding lesson to continue developing your riding skills. At 6 p.m., Avoca Park will bring on the happy hour followed by another wonderfully prepared mexican night with burritos, followed by a Fruit platter with cream or ice cream.

On your last full day, after your breakfast and first riding lesson the activity of the day is a trip on Puffing Billy from Belgrave to Emerald. A picnic lunch will be provided again for when you arrive to Emerald lake. Your final dinner is succculant marinated pork ribs with mashed potato and salad, followed by a homemade apple pie with ice cream

Breakfast is provided on your last morning before checking out.

7 Day Stay

Please note meals bought when we visit restaurants or wineries, are not included in the package, (Monday’s lunch at a local winery, Wednesday lunch at Elevation Restaurant and final dinner at Wild Cattle Creek Winery).

On your first evening (Sunday) you can settle in and have a wander around the property, this is an opportunity to meet all the horses, dogs, cats, cocky, and, of course, their beloved donkey. We will provide a fully catered Australian barbecue dinner with salad to welcome you, followed by Homemade banana cake with seasonal fruit and yogurt/span>

Breakfast is provided at 8am each day, with a choice of: Cereals, Muesli, Raisin bread, Crumpets, Sourdough, Spreads, Yogurt, Seasonal fruits and fruit juices.

For lunch on Monday you will then be taken on an outing to a beautiful, local sparkling wine winery for some wine tasting and lunch.

Each evening there will be array of pre-dinner cheese, crackers, and antipasto with an alcaholic beverage provided for happy hour.

Dinner on Monday: Salmon or chicken schnitzel with roast pumpkin and salad followed by an indulgent homemade chocolate cake with cream and ice cream.

On Tuesday, You will enjoy a Picnic Lunch while on your first excursion to Healesville Sanctuary. Your picnic will have a choice of the following focaccias: Salmon, cream cheese with rocket, Chicken, avocado with cheese and mayonnaise, Ham and salad or plain salad. There will also be chocolates, muesli bars, fresh fruit and drinks.

Tuesday evening at 6 p.m., Avoca Park will bring on the happy hour followed by another wonderfully prepared mexican night with burritos, followed by a Fruit platter with cream or ice cream.

On Wednesday you have the choice of lunch at locally acclaimed restaurant ‘Elevation’ followed by a spa treatment at a local day spa, Skin Renaissance or you may opt to visit the Yarra Valley Chocoleterie for lunch where you can experience anything and everything chocolate! Full of food and relaxation

Dinner on Wednesday is succculant marinated pork ribs with mashed potato and salad, followed by a homemade apple pie with ice cream

Thursday’s activity is a trip on Puffing Billy from Belgrave to Emerald. A picnic lunch will be provided again for when you arrive to Emerald lake. Dinner in the evening will be a perfect Australian spaghetti Bolognese with salad and garlic bread. Dessert is Homemade cheesecake with seasonal fruit and cream.

Friday’s outing will be to a local national park where you can have a walk up the infamous 1000 steps or alternatively, you can have a quiet look around the park while Avoca Park prepares your picnic lunch. On your last evening, after your final private lesson at Avoca Park, we will take you to a local winery called Wild Cattle Creek, where you can sit on the deck amongst the grapevines and watch the sunset with a cocktail, this will be followed by a wonderful dinner to remember in the main restaurant.

On Saturday, breakfast is provided on your last morning before checking out.

Our Holiday Packages

2 Night (2 Day) Stay

Our ‘Weekend Getaway’ which is a 2 night escape into the Yarra Ranges to enjoy our lovely location and the wonderful services we provide. Despite its name, this option is available any time of the week.

4 Night (5 Day) Stay

Our 5-day dressage holiday, Our 5 day dressage holiday involves, 3 days of dressage lessons and indulging in our fine meals and local treats. Monday and Friday are days to relax, unwind and take in the wonderful surroundings.

6 Night (7 Day) Stay

Our 7-day equine holidays, Arrive Sunday afternoon and experience 5 days of dressage lessons, luxury meals and local experiences, on your last day you can enjoy a lazy start, enjoying your Saturday morning sleep in before saying our goodbyes.

Massage in the Valley & Ranges

Wild Cattle Creek Winery

Elevation Restaurant in Emerald

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

Domaine Chandon, Yarra Valley

Healesville Sanctuary

Leanne Riding Gif