Magnificent Melbourne - Morning City Tour - Leisure Holidays

Magnificent Melbourne - Morning City TourAustralia

From RM144 / per person for 4 hours
Explore Fitzroy Gardens, including Cook’s Cottage, the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Shrine of Remembrance.

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Summary

Hear about Melbourne’s wonderful history, its famous buildings, and sensational shopping. Explore Fitzroy Gardens, including Cook’s Cottage, the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Shrine of Remembrance. Travel over the Westgate Bridge, drive along the Grand Prix Track and see the Melbourne Cricket Ground, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Arts Centre, Crown Casino and Port Phillip Bay.


What to Bring:

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements:

  • Low level of fitness required

Map
Itinerary

Hotel Pick-up

Tour departs at 8:15am from Federation Square, Corner Flinders & Russell Streets (or earlier from selected city hotels)

Tour returns at 11:50am approximately in Melbourne



Hotels Pick-up:

• Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne (Queen St)

• Atlantis Hotel

• Federation Square Office

• Hotel Como South Yarra

• Crown Metropol Melbourne

• Crown Promenade

• Crown Towers

• Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne

• Pullman Melbourne On The Park

• Pan Pacific Melbourne

• Intercontinental Melbourne

• The Langham Melbourne

• Mantra On Russell

• Melbourne Marriott Hotel

• Mercure Grand on Swanston 

• Mercure Pullman Albert Park

• Mercure Welcome Melbourne

• Novotel Melbourne St Kilda 

• Novotel Melbourne on Collins 

• Oaks On Market

• Park Hyatt Melbourne 

• Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne

• Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

• Sofitel Melbourne On Collins

• Travelodge Docklands

• Vibe Savoy

• The Hotel Windsor

• Melbourne Short Stay Apartments MP Deluxe

• Holiday Inn Flinders

Sightseeing

This morning’s tour is packed with city sights and historical landmarks. Take a seat and enjoy the bustle of Melbourne’s city as your Driver Guide keeps you posted on what to look out for along the way.


• First up you’ll tour through Melbourne’s city centre

• Discover why Melbourne is the sporting capital of the country

• See the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), which hosts Australian Rules football and is the birthplace of Test Cricket

• Drive past Rod Laver Arena, the venue for the Australian Open Tennis Tournament and into Albert Park to see the Formula 1 Grand Prix track

• See imposing Parliament House, considered to be one of the finest examples of architecture from that period anywhere in the world

• Drive past the treasured Queen Victoria Market, an icon to the locals and a major landmark in Melbourne

• See some of the city's architecture including St. Paul's Cathedral, Windsor Hotel and Princess and Regent Theatres

• Now it’s time to stretch your legs and stroll around beautiful Fitzroy Gardens

• View Cook’s Cottage. This lovely little cottage in the heart of Fitzroy Gardens was the original home of Captain James Cook’s parents (entry own expense)

• Cross the Bolte Bridge for great city views

• Visit the Shrine of Remembrance. You may be deeply moved by this proud memorial to the men and women of Australia who served in the First World War

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

Driver Guide

Experienced Driver Guide

Commentary

Comprehensive commentary

Transportation

Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

Yarra River Cruise

Cruise on the Yarra River to discover a great deal about our rich maritime history as you meander past the 19th Century sailing ship ‘Polly Woodside’, Melbourne’s docklands and wharfs. You’ll also see the enormous Crown Casino, the Melbourne Aquarium and some great city views from a new perspective.
• Cruise ends at 1:00pm

Eureka Skydeck

Experience the awe-inspiring 360 degree floor-to-ceiling views of Melbourne at the Eureka Skydeck, Eureka Tower. Nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe-inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform.

Cruise + Eureka Skydeck

• Tour ends then follow up by Cruise and Eureka Skydeck

Sea Life Melbourne

Centrally located on the banks of the Yarra River, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium takes you on an awe-inspiring journey through 12 amazing zones of discovery. Home to thousands of aquatic animals, including one of the world’s largest Saltwater Crocodiles, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium takes you on an interactive adventure from the depths of the ocean to the icy waters of Antarctica.
• Transfers are not provided for this add on. Ticket is open dated and can be used on separate days.

Melbourne Zoo

At Melbourne Zoo stroll through the lush Asian and African rainforests, where tigers roam and monkeys swing from tree to tree. See eye to eye with Orangutans in their special elevated exhibit, walk the Trail of the Elephants and spy unique native wildlife in the Australian Bush setting.
• Transfers are not provided for this add on. Ticket is open dated and you may wish to use it on a separate day to spend more time at Melbourne Zoo. Please ask for more details.

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