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Melbourne & Surroundings

Melbourne & Surroundings

Purpose: Relaxation, Discovery, Culture
No. of days: 4 days - 3 nights
First & Last Cities: Melbourne
Other cities: Great Ocean Road
Starting cost: $595
 
Melbourne is stylish, vibrant and regarded as the cultural capital of Australia. A city with stately 19th-century buildings and tree-lined boulevards. Southbank is home to The Arts Centre Melbourne and The National Gallery of Victoria displaying Australian and Indigenous art. The city offers fine restaurants, opulent bars, off-the-beaten-track boutiques and a maze of hidden laneways.
 
 
Day 1: Melbourne
Arrive Melbourne, private transfer from the airport to the hotel. Accommodation
 
Day 2 Melbourne
Join a small group tour with driver-guide. 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. [B]
Day 3: Melbourne Great Ocean Road
Join a small group tour with driver-guide. We will make plenty of stops along the way. There will be opportunities to spot some famous Australian animals, stop at a lighthouse and take in the wild scenery and breathe in the fresh air. Enjoy the breathtaking views over the Southern Ocean and stop for a little rainforest walk to appreciate the cool climate and heavy rain that this region enjoys. We will treat you to a light lunch and the chance to chat to your fellow travelers. Later in the day, head towards the limestone rock formations otherwise known as the 12 Apostles. Nearby you will discover another ancient natural attraction; Loch Ard Gorge where you will hear the story of the shipwreck and its survivors. Dip your feet in the water at the Gorge’s quaint beach and you will never want to leave. But alas, it’s time to return to Melbourne. [B/L]
 
Day 4: Melbourne (Departure)
Private departure from your hotel to Melbourne airport. [B]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [B/L] = Breakfast and Dinner


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Tour includes
  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Meals
  • Full breakfast daily.
  • 1 lunch
  • Tour of Melbourne
  • Excursion to the Great Ocean Road
  • Regular Seat-in-Coach touring with Driver/Guide
Not included in tour
  • International or domestic airfares
  • Taxes and fees related to air transportation
  • Excess luggage
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips to guides or drivers
  • Meals and services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in (around 3 pm) or late check-out at the hotels
  • Expenses of a personal nature
 

Hotels in your Tour

City Hotel Name Room Type Tripadvisor
Melbourne Radisson on Flagstaff Standard 4.5

Hotel will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Season Double Single Triple
Dec '19 - Mar '20 $595 $975 $585
Prices are per person and may change without notice
Supplements and minimum stays apply during special event periods.
 
Tour Code: AU07MEL20TE

Others
Events Calendar:
 
The following are the dates of key special events in Australia. Additional dates may apply.
  • Exact dates may vary by supplier and are subject to change.
  • The schedule of rates and conditions may vary by supplier and are subject to change.
  • On such dates, itineraries and rates are on request and additionally:
    • Special Booking and Cancellation conditions may apply.
    • Minimum stays may apply.

Event From To Min. Stay
Melbourne
Avalon Airshow 1-Mar-19 3-Mar-19 2 nights
Easter 19-Apr-19 22-Apr-19 2 nights
AFL Grand Final 19-Sep-19 20-Sep 2 nights
Cox Plate 26-Oct-19 27-Oct-19 2 nights
Spring Racing Carnival 5-Nov-19 6-Nov-19 1 night
New Year's Eve 31-Dec-19 1-Jan-20 2 nights
Australian Open 13-Jan-20 21-Jan-20 3 nights
Grand Prix 14th 19-Mar-20 22-Mar-20 3 nights

All dates waiting final confirmation