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What to do in Melbourne

Wilsons Promontory National Park

Great for
  • Wildlife & nature

One of Victoria's best kept secrets, Wilsons Prom is 2 hours south of Melbourne and is a wildlife haven with spectacular coastline and pristine untouched beaches. Take time to explore on a bush walk where you'll be able to spot native animals, visit the enormous granite formations at Giant Rock, and learn about the extraordinary national park. Hike to the top of Mount Oberon summit for the best views of 'The Prom', and stroll across the quartz sands of Squeaky Beach before your journey back to Melbourne.

From £79 per adult

Aria Apartments Southbank

Marvellous Melbourne

Great for
  • Visiting friends & family

On this tour you will experience the beautiful sights of Melbourne. Hear about it's wonderful history, famous buildings, sensational shopping, great sporting centres and universities. Stop and explore the Fitzroy Gardens, including a visit to Captain 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.

From £39 per adult

Please note: Tours depart daily at 8.10am from selected Melbourne accomodation. Meals are not included.

Great Ocean Road Day Tour

Twelve Apostles, Victoria
Great for
  • Adventure
  • Visiting friends & family

Travel from Melbourne through the township of Kennet River before a BBQ lunch in Apollo Bay with photo stops along the way. Then it’s on to the famous Port Campbell National Park and the majestic monoliths of the Twelve Apostles, before spotting wildlife in the Otway National Park. Enjoy dinner on the way back to Melbourne (own expense) after a day you won’t forget.

From £79 per adult

Please Note: Price includes experienced guide and commentary, all entry fees, personal video service on homeward journey, BBQ lunch plus return transfers. Tour departs Melbourne accommodation at approx. 7am and tour is 12 hours in duration. Tour departs daily except 25 December.

Colonial Tramcar

Great for
  • Food & wine
  • Luxury travel
  • Rail journeys

A delightful approach to dining. This restaurant on wheels enables you to enjoy fine cuisine whilst cruising the scenic streets of Melbourne. Departing from the centre of the city, choose from a lunch or dinner option, all with a fantastic array of Australian cuisine.

Lunch from £57 per adult

Dinner from £53 per adult

Please Note: Lunch tour departs at 1pm for a duration of 2 hours. Includes 4 course lunch. Dinner departs at 5.45pm and includes 3 course dinner for a duration of 1.5 hours.Tour departs from Tram Stop 125 near Crown Casino.

Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Visiting friends & family
  • Wildlife & nature

This memorable experience takes you to Phillip Island to visit the Koala Conservation Centre, walk amongst the treetops and see a protected koala colony. Enjoy spectacular views over the Mornington Peninsula, before arriving at the beach in time to view the Little Penguins make their way ashore at dusk, waddling across the beach and up to their nests amongst the dunes. You will have access to the less populated boardwalks, allowing a close encounter with these entertaining birds.

Eco Tour and Penguins Plus from £99 per adult

Eco Tour and Guided Ranger Tour from £119 per adult

Eco Tour and Underground Viewing from £125 per adult

Eco Tour with VIP Viewing from £132 per adult

Eco Tour and Ultimate Adventure from £145 per adult

Please Note: Tour departs around 11am from Melbourne hotels and is 11 hours in duration. Includes transfers and entry fees however meals are not included. All the above tour options are available to book without transfers from Melbourne - perfect for a self drive. Ask our Travel Designers for full details.

Ballooning over the Yarra Valley

Great for
  • Visiting friends & family

The Yarra Valley is one of Victoria’s most spectacular wine regions. Meet your pilot just before sunrise for a short briefing before being transported to the launch site, where you can choose to help prepare for your flight, or stand back and capture this amazing experience on camera. Climb aboard and float gently along the corridors of grape vines and over the Yarra River with breathtaking views of the mountains. Once landed enjoy a champagne breakfast! 

Yarra Valley Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight From £199 per adult

Melbourne Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight available from £237 per person

Please Note: You will be required to join your pilot two hours before sunrise (please reconfirm 24 hours before your flight). Duration of tour is 4-5 hours with a one hour flight. Flights depart daily (except Christmas Day) and includes return hotel transfers.

Mantra On The Park

Neighbours Tour

Great for
  • Visiting friends & family

Head to Ramsay Street - tucked away in Melbourne’s lovely suburbia. Take photos of the famous houses, drive past the studios, and if you’re lucky you may even get to see some filming! Make sure you get a photo with one of the favourite Neighbours actors (past or present) and grab an autograph. The professional guides will provide gossip, laughs and on-board entertainment.

From £38 per adult

Please Note: Tour departs Mon - Fri and lasts approx 3 hours, departing at 11am. Please note that unscheduled filming in Ramsay Street will result in no public access. In this case photo opportunities of the street are available at a distance only.Date restrictions apply.

Yarra Valley Wine Experience

Great for
  • Food & wine
  • Luxury travel
  • Visiting friends & family

Taking in some of Victoria's best wineries, the Yarra Valley is just one hour from the centre of Melbourne. Included are tutored tastings at four premium wineries, plus a superb winery lunch restaurant in magnificent Victorian countryside. You'll also learn how to taste wine like a pro and your guides will show you the magic of making some of Australia's best drops.

From £79 per adult

Please Note: Tour includes transport in air-conditioned vehicle, guided tours of wineries, wine tasting, bubbles and nibbles at Domaine Chandon. Tour departs at approx. 9am and returns between 4.30pm and 5.30pm, operating daily. (YVWE)

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