Melbourne Explorer - 7 Days

From AUD $1,375.00
  • Duration: 7 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: LOKME

Highlights:

Day 1 - Transfer from Melbourne Airport to the hotel

Day 2 - Melbourne Morning City Tour and Penguin Parade Tour

Day 3 - Great Ocean Road tour

Day 4 - Sovereign Hill Gold Trail or Mt Buller Snow Tour

Day 5 - Yarra Valley Wine Tour

Day 6 - Transfer from the hotel to Melbourne Airport

6 nights' accommodation, 6 x Breakfast, 1 x Lunch, All tours above and Shared Airport transfer


DEPARTS EVERYDAY

ITINERARY:

DAY 01 – Arrive Melbourne

On arrival at Melbourne Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flight anytime but airfare is not included).

 

DAY 02 – Melbourne Sight Seeing & Penguin Parade

Enjoy your breakfast and spend the morning in leisure. After lunch (own expenses) you will travel in our air-conditioned coach to see the Parliament House, Queen Victoria Market and     visit the Royal Botanical Gardens. See sheep, cattle, kanfaroos and Australian birds at Warrook Farm. Enjoy Devonshire Tea or Coffee with scones and visit Koala Conservation Centre.

On the way to Phillip Island you will see the Nobbies rock formations overlooking one of the most treacherous oceans in the world, Bass Strait. You arrive at the famous Penguin Parade and watch the nightly ritual, as the little penguins march up the sand to their nesting places. B

 

Day 03 – The Great Ocean Road

After early breakfast in the hotel, you will be picked up by air conditioned coach. Travel by the city of Geelong and admire the city skyline before travelling to Victoria’s famous Great Ocean Road drive. Drive through the beautiful coastal town of Anglesea, Lorne and Wye River Cape Patton. You will arrive at the beautiful sandy beaches of Apollo Bay. See the amazing Twelve Apostles-limestone stacks rising dramatically from the Southern Ocean, an amazing photo opportunity. Weather permits you can take a helicopter ride over the Apostles and Shipwreck coast (own expenses). Your lunch is included. You visit Loh Ard and its Gorge and Razorback Looktout. Continue beyond Port Campbell to the remnants of London Bridge. This Road is truly one of the world’s great scenic coastal drives. B

 

Day 04 – Sovereign Hill - The Gold Trail or Mt Buller Snow

After early breakfast in the hotel, you will travel to Sovereign Hill - Gold - 1850 - The world focussed on Ballarat as the cry 'Gold' echoed around the globe. People from all nations poured into Ballarat to seek a fortune, many found the real Australia and decided to make this great land their home. Today, you too can capture the excitement of these bawdy times as you visit the scene of revolt, rebellion and the emergence of democracy at Eureka and Sovereign Hill - Ballarat. B

or, you can do Mt Buller Snow Tour depending on the season

Situated high in the snowfield, Mt Buller is charming, with modern accommodations with facilities to ski from the front door slopes. The slopes are amazing with rugged ridges, cliff drops and tree runs making Mt Buller a natural playground


Day 05 – Yarra Valley Wineries Tour

After early breakfast in the hotel, you will travel to the Yarra Valley, a noted wine producing region and visit Fergusson’s Winery to taste fine wines. Lunch is available at own expense. Continue to Rochford Wines for further tastings and then on to Dominique Portet, a boutique family owned winery. We’ll join a vineyard, bottling or vintage tour followed by wine tasting complimented with cheese and crackers. B & L


Day 07 – Depart Melbourne

After early breakfast in the hotel, you will be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your onward flight.


This tour departs daily.

The above prices are the starting prices and only applicable during off seasons. Surcharges are applied for travel between 1/12 to 28/2, during any festival (like Chinese New Year etc), cruise arrival time and on School and Public Holidays in Australia due to the increase in accommodation cost. So contact us on bookings@lokshatours.com before you book to get the right price.


Package Includes:

  • 6 Nights accommodation in Melbourne twin share with breakfast
  • 1 The Great Ocean Road Tour
  • 1 Melbourne City Sights and Phillip Island penguin Parade Tour
  • 1 Sovereign Hill Gold Trail or Mt Buller Snow Tour
  • 1 Puffing Billy & Blue Dandenong Tour
  • 1 Yarra Valley Winery Tour
  • All Shared Airport Transfers ('Meet & Greet' private transfer will cost extra. Please contact us if you need private transfer)
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Detailed and Informative Commentary
  • Travel in Air Conditioned Coach

 

Package excludes:

  • Airfare (Domestic and International and Airport Taxes)
  • Visa Charges
  • Meals not specified above
  • Surcharge applicable
  • Travel and Medical Insurance
  • Tips and Porterage
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion above