The Best of Melbourne

    The Best of Melbourne

    6 days/5 nights, Melbourne/Melbourne 

    Departs year round

    **Please contact us for 2019 dates & prices

day 01 Melbourne
Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure.
day 02 The Great Ocean Road
Enjoy the views of the city and Port Phillip Bay as you cross the Westgate Bridge. You will pass through Geelong on the way to the Surf Coast and the world's premier surfing spot of Bells Beach. Continuing along the Great Ocean Road is a highlight in itself, your informative commentary will entertain as you absorb the truly amazing coastal scenery. Plenty of photo opportunity stops are made along this scenic road. A stop will be made at Kennet River township to locate local koalas in their native habitat. Then it's onto to Apollo Bay for a lunch stop. Your tour then continues through the spectacular Otway Ranges, here you have the opportunity to walk through the cool temperate rainforest. Then it's on to Port Campbell National Park and it's iconic array of rock formations. You will be awestruck by the majestic monoliths of the Twelve Apostles before returning back to Melbourne. L
day 03 Melbourne
Enjoy your day at leisure.
day 04 Phillip Island
You will travel through the city's south-eastern suburbs and through the fertile farming lands of the Gippsland region. Enjoy a visit to a boutique regional winery in the Gippsland Hills which not only provides a wonderful range of gourmet produce, but also has outstanding views. You will also have a tutored wine tasting. Meet the friendly locals at the famous Koala Conservation Centre and enjoy spectacular coastal views at the Nobbies. These are rugged rocky outcrops abundant in marine life and Seal Rocks, the home of Australia's largest population of fur seals. Then it's onwards to the main event, to view one of nature's greatest shows as the world's smallest penguins waddle ashore after spending the day fishing. Finally, explore the Visitor's Centre before heading back to Melbourne. L
day 05 Melbourne
Enjoy your day at leisure.
day 06 Melbourne-Eureka tower
Leave for a half day tour and discover this city which is the home to the Australian Open Tennis, Australian rules football, the Melbourne Cup and for a short time Australia's capital. Melbourne is known for its gardens, restaurants, cafes and markets, arcades and laneways, galleries, the arts and its relaxed elegant charm. Inhabited by peoples from all corners of the globe its cosmopolitan people give generously and share passionately in the riches of this dynamic and elegant city. Then, visit the Eureka tower before your tour comes to an end.

Inclusions: twin share in the hotel Mercure Melbourne Albert Park (or similar), two lunches, transfers, hotel pick up/drop off on day tours, guided tour, all entry fees, morning tea on day 2 and 4, local taxes.

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