5D/4N Melbourne Experience Holiday Package
Highlights: Great Ocean Road Phillip Island Penguins or Mt Buller (June – Sep) Otway National Park
Day 1 ARRIVE MELBOURNE
Upon arrival at the Melbourne Airport, our representative will meet and transfer you to the hotel. After check in, free at own leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 2 MELBOURNE – GREAT OCEAN ROAD (B)
After breakfast, we take on The Great Ocean Road which is one of the world’s great drives – a dramatic, powerful, dangerous and majestic coastline also know as the Ship Wreck Coast. Your day on the Great Ocean Road extends from Geelong to Bells Beach through Torquay, Lorne and Apollo Bay.
After lunch we continue on through the Otway National Park, to the rugged beauty of the Twelve Apostle National Park and the Twelve Apostles themselves, is there really twelve? Then to Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell and finally London Bridge, shaped by the wild Southern Ocean. This coastline will not fail to impress.
Day 3 PHILIP ISLAND PENGUINS (B)
After breakfast free at your own leisure till 1.30pm then we will proceed to Phillip Island, home to an astounding array of wildlife, including Australia’s largest fur seal colony, the Little Penguins and cuddly koalas. Enjoy getting close to koalas and kangaroos before joining the Little Penguins at dusk as they emerge from the surf and waddle to their burrows. Visit Warrook, a working cattle farm in the prosperous Gippsland region.
Enjoy the opportunity to pat and feed kangaroos, wallabies and a host of farm animals. Encounter koalas in their natural habitat at the Koala Conservation Centre. Stroll along elevated boardwalks and spot koalas in the trees.
View spectacular coastal scenery at the Nobbies, two rocky outcrops abundant in marine life. From the walkways you may be able to catch a glimpse of Australia’s largest population of fur seals living along the rugged coastline. Browse through the educational Phillip Island Visitors Information Centre. Learn about the little penguins and life on this stunning island. Watch the Little Penguins as they battle the surf and make their way to their dune burrows and learn of the environmental and conservation methods that are initiated to ensure the remarkable wildlife and vulnerable geology of Phillip Island remains protected.
See the Little Penguins up close as they return to their nests to greet their young families and view the powerful southern coastline with its clean, sandy beaches and rocky shores. Drop off at hotel at 11.30pm. OR Mt Buller Snow Adventure (June – Sept Only) Departs: Melbourne 6.45 am – Returns: Approx. 8.30 pm (Winter Season Only) With 263 hectares of skiable terrain including more than 80?kms of groomed trails, scenic panoramas and more places to eat, drink and be merry there is no better place in Australia to ‘Live it Up’ than at Mt Buller. Just an easy three hour drive from Melbourne you will find this.
Situated high in the snowfields, Mt Buller is charming, with quaint lodges, luxurious hotels and modern apartment positions so you can ski from the slopes to your front door. • Spend a day at friendly Mt Buller with ski lessons, lift tickets, equipment, clothing and sightseeing on offer • Try snowtubing, FREE with any valid lift ticket, a delightful way to enjoy the snow without skis or a snowboard • Pick-ups available at Box Hill and Ringwood
Day 4 MELBOURNE (B)
After breakfast at hotel, you will be free and easy. If you want more, you can choose from some optional add-ons to enhance your holiday experience of Melbourne.
Day 5 DEPART MELBOURNE (B)
After breakfast at hotel, free at your own leisure till transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
• Excellent alpine activities available to you within the Mt Buller Village
• Travel direct to Mt Buller snow village and enjoy more time in the snow
• Direct to the Village
• Mount Buller Village
• Try Snowtubing Free with any valid lift ticket
• Entry to Mount Buller Resort
• Departure Information
• Point:Federation Square (Cnr Flinders n Russell Street) at 6.45 am
• Pickups available at Box Hill and Ringwood
• Return times vary seasonally; please bring warm, waterproof clothing
If you want to discover Melbourne with your own itinerary, you can go for 4D3N Melbourne Free & Easy Package