Melbourne Explorer - Leisure Holidays

Melbourne ExplorerAustralia

From RM0 / per person for 4 nights
Discover the bustling City of Melbourne

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Summary

The capital of the state of Victoria, Melbourne is one of the most enticing tourist destinations in the world. The city boasts of eclectic architecture, music, art and cultural events. It is the cradle of Australian film and television as well as contemporary dance. On a Melbourne vacation, visitors can climb the Eureka Tower for unrivalled views of the entire city; shop at the Queen Victoria Market, offering a unique experience; visit the Melbourne Museum – largest in the Southern Hemisphere or simply laze on the Brighton Beach. 


NOTES:

- Min.2-adults travelling together
- Ground arrangements (hotel rooms/sightseeing tours) are subject to availability at time of booking

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Accommodation

Choose from below apartment:

• 3* Ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments. Room Type: 1-Bedroom Apartment (max 3-pax); 2-Bedroom Apartment (max 5 pax). Surcharge applies for 2 Bedroom Apartment.
• 4.5* Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne. Room Type: 1-Bedroom Apartment (max 3-pax); 2-Bedroom Apartment (max 5 pax). Surcharge applies. 

• 4* Clarion Suites Gateway includes Breakfast. Room Type: 1-Bedroom Apartment (max 4-pax). 2-Bedroom Apartment (max 6 pax). Surcharge applies. 

***Surcharge applies on certain check in date and higher room type.

Sightseeing

Day 1 - Arrive Melbourne

Arrive Melbourne. Upon arrival Tullamarine Airport, get transferred by seat in coach to hotel. Free at leisure. 


Day 2 - Magnificent Melbourne - Morning City Tour (Half Day Tour)

Hear about Melbourne’s wonderful history, its famous buildings, and sensational shopping. Embark on a fascinating tour of Melbourne and discover all its spectacular sights in one day. Admire the architecture of St. Paul's Cathedral and the Regent theatre, stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens, and enjoy the views from the Bolte Bridge.

Highlights:

• City Centre
• Sporting Complexes
• Parliament House
• Queen Victoria Market photo opportunity
• Fitzroy Gardens
• Cook's Cottage
• Shrine of Remembrance

***Available daily 8am - 11.45pm

The rest of the day free at leisure.


Day 3 - Great Ocean Road Tour (Full Day Tour)

One of the world’s great coastal drives. Photo stop at the Memorial Arch. Take a break at seaside Apollo Bay. View the amazing Twelve Apostles. Marvel at beautiful Loch Ard Gorge. See the remnants of London Bridge. Take a break in Port Campbell. Wander through the shops & galleries.

Highlights:

• Great Ocean Road
• Memorial Arch
• Apollo Bay
• The Twelve Apostles
• Scenic Walk
• Loch Ard Gorge
• Port Campbell

***Available daily 8am - 8pm


Day 4 - Sightseeing Tour as per chosen

Choose one sightseeing tour from list below:

Option 1: Philip Island - Penguin, Kangaroo & Koalas 

Visit the Maru Koala & Animal Park to see koalas, kangaroos and other animals. View Seal Rocks and the Nobbies, overlooking one of the most treacherous oceans in the world, Bass Strait. At the Penguin Parade witness the wild Little Penguins emerge from the sea after a hard day’s fishing. 

***Available daily 1.15pm - 10pm


Option 2: Sovereign Hill Gold Rush

Step back into the Victorian gold rush era. Visit the historic town of Ballarat and the period town of Sovereign Hill, with streets lined with buildings and characters of the 1850s. Learn of the Eureka Stockade, Red Hill mine and try gold-panning!

***Available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 8am - 5.30pm


Option 3: Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife

Discover the delights of the Dandenongs on board the Puffing Billy Steam Train. Get acquainted with adorable native Aussie wildlife at Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary.

***Available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday 8am-5.30pm (April - September); Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday 8am-5.30pm (October - March)


Option 4: Puffing Billy Steam Train & Wine Country

Travel east of Melbourne to the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Enjoy freshly-made Devonshire Tea at Grants on Sherbrooke and hand-feed Australian birds. Take a ride through the spectacular forest aboard the Puffing Billy Steam Train. In the Yarra Valley enjoy a delicious lunch (optional) at Rochford Winery.

***Available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday 8am-5.30pm (April - September); Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday 8am-5.30pm (October - March)


Day 5 - Depart Melbourne

After breakfast, check out and free at leisure. Get transferred by seat in coach to airport for your departure home.

Extras

Included Extras

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

Airport Transfer

2-way Airport-Hotel transfers on seat-in-coach basis

Optional Extras

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

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