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5 Days 4 Nights Melbourne Package Tour

5-day 4 nights Melbourne Package Tours

Ballarat, Grampians, Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island Penguin, Yarra Valley – 5-day tour in Melbourne. On this 5/4 nights tour, visit the famous gold mining town of Ballarat, sightseeing around the surrounding beauty in Grampians, the mighty Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles – the famous limestone stacks that are visited by 7 million people each year. Day 4: Phillip Island to witness the beautiful little penguins coming back to their nest on and near the beach of Summerlands. Ride Australia’s famous and oldest steam train, Puffing Billy and visit Yarra Valley on the last day!

Operates: Daily (numbers required)
Departs: 7am – 8am (pickup from the airport is available for morning arrivals)
Returns: Approximately 5.30 pm

Highlights:

Day 1: Ballarat & Sovereign Hill (MT, L)
• Pick up from Melbourne airport or your place of stay in Melbourne
• Head north to the famous Goldfields of Victoria
• First stop at the township of Bacchus Marsh for morning tea (coffee/tea and hot and cold food at bakery) and toilet break. {visit the farming and fruit bowl area of Bacchus Marsh, visit a strawberry farm (October to March) - pick up fresh strawberries ($10 AUD per kilo, own expense)
• Explore and take photographs of the famous gold mining town of Ballarat
• Visit the Botanical Gardens and Lake Wendouree - home of the 1956 Olympics for many rowing events for men only
• Lunch
• After lunch, head to Ballarat Sovereign Hill to explore the theme park – try out gold panning, visit the underground gold mine, and many stores that are from the 1850’s period
• Visit the Gold museum - learn about the gold of the area
Overnight stay at Stawell after dinner at either Ballarat, Ararat or Stawell (Chinese and Western restaurants, Halal food is available too)
Accommodation: Stawell Motel  (with nice warm beds, private bathrooms and showers, free wifi)
Day 2: Grampians to Warnaambool (B, L)
• After breakfast, explore the gold mining town of Stawell (town views and observatory hill) a great place for taking photographs.
• Head to the Grampians, main attraction: Australian kangaroos
• Booroka Lookout - a great place to see the town of Halls Gap and the surrounding beauty
• Reeds Lookout and The balconies - view and take photographs of the awesome Grampians.
• McKenzies Falls - explore this great waterfall
• Aboriginal culture centre
• Lake Bellfield - a popular tourist spot
Accommodation: Warrnambool Colonial Village Motel, free wifi and breakfast (self-contained accommodation specialist situated in quiet North Warrnambool)

Day 3: Great Ocean road 12 Apostles (B, L)

• After Breakfast, head out of Warnaambool along the mighty Great Ocean road and 12 Apostles.
• Allansford Cheese World - free cheese tasting and visit the Cheese museum.
• London Bridge - fallen down since 1990
• Port Campbell - a great place with its great little habour and beach
• Loch Ard Gorge - home of the famous Loch Ard ship disaster and great place for pictures
• 12 Apostles, these famous limestone stacks are visited by 7 million people each year
• Apollo Bay - Quaint seaside town stop for lunch (Western, Chinese, Vegetarian, Halal food is available)
• Kenneth river - Spot wild koalas and beautiful coloured native birds
• Lorne - beautiful bay area from Lorne pier.
• Memorial Arch - dedicated to the 3000 men that built the Great Ocean Road
• Splits Point Lighthouse - the last light house to be built on the beautiful shipwreck coast
• Geelong Victoria - second biggest city of Victoria

Back To Melbourne 

Accommodation: Comfort inn Werribee or  Ibis styles Kingsgate or Miami Hotel (free wifi, private rooms and breakfast) 10 mins walking distance to Victoria Market. 

Day 4: Phillip Island Penguin (B, D)

After breakfast, explore the city of the Melbourne 

Queen Victoria Markets (depends on availability)

Exploring the city of Melbourne as we head to Brighton Bath Beach houses

Pure Peninsula Honey Mornington Peninsula home of Manuka honey and much more

Maru Koala Park – pat and hand feed the koalas, kangaroos and many more Australian native animals

Panny’s chocolate - try samples of chocolate

The Nobbies - wildlife reserve, great views of the water and ancient cliffs, may see many wildlife including penguins, wallabies, seagulls

The famous Penguin Parade - watch the amazing parade of little penguins that come to shore each night.

After (Winter time), Before (Summer time) the Penguin Parade - dinner at Wing Ho restaurant (6-course banquet with Chinese tea) or Jessie’s Pizza (Halal

Accommodation: Tropicana hotel Phillip Island, or Sandower Regency hotel or Ferntree Gully hotel (many choices and upgrades) (free wifi and Breakfast)

Day 5: Puffing Billy/ Yarra valley (B, L)

• After breakfast, Puffing Billy, ride on Australia’s most famous and oldest steam train. Travel one way from Belgrave to Lakeside - one hour trip
• Lavender farm (not open on Tuesday) 
•  Yarra Valley Chocolate
• Lunch at Healesville (Chinese, western and vegetarian) and 2 wineries of your choice for wine tasting.
• Return to Melbourne city to have dinner (own expense) or to drop off at hotel or airport

Tour Includes:
Package includes:
Complimentary wifi on our buses when you choose to do this or private tours/package tours /family tours or group tours
Day 1: Free airport pick up, morning tea, sightseeing tour of Ballarat, lunch and drink, Entry fees into Sovereign Hill and Gold museum, accommodation with free wifi at Stawell.
Day 2: Breakfast, National park fees, lunch, accommodation with free wifi, tour guide and commentary around famous Grampians National Park
Day 3: Breakfast, restaurant lunch, National Park fees, tour guide and commentary on famous Great Ocean Road 12 Apostles, cheese tasting, accommodation with free wifi
Day 4: Breakfast, Chinese dinner, Entry fees into Maru Koala Park, patting a kangaroos, Entry into Chocolate shop, Entry into Penguin Parade, accommodation with free wifi
Day 5: Breakfast, lunch, Puffing Billy steam train ride, wine tasting fees

PRICING:
*Adults: $900 AUD
*Children: $600 AUD

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All rates in the website are based on quad/triple sharing rooms. If you require twin sharing rooms, you will have to pay additional charges.
(Infants are free; you only pay for extras if required by our suppliers)
*Child 1 to 3 years old - free.
Sleep with parents. Parents get meals for their child at their own cost.
*Child 4 to 14 years old – pay child rate. Child gets a bed.
*Child 1 to 3 years old will have to sit with their parents in the coach while on tour.

Additional add-ons:
Maru Koala Park:
Pat and have your picture taken with: Koala, dingo, snake or wombat. (For $20 AUD, comes with a printed photo)
Buy animal feed for $2 AUD (Proceeds go to Wildlife Shelter Charity to look after sick and injured animals)

Panny’s Chocolate factory:
$12 AUD per person (behind the scenes factory tour)

Penguin parade plus: 

Pay extra 30 aud per adult and 20 aud per child free for kids under 4  years old. 

Philip Island seal cruise: 85 aud for 1.5 hour ride. 

Phillip Island Helicopter ride: 85 aud per person for 8 minutes. 

Accommodation available: 

Backpackers hostel, 2, 3 and 4 star hotel/apartments and home/farm stay 

Prices may vary depending on your accommodation needs. 

What to bring:
Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions / camera / video camera / comfortable walking shoes / mobile phone / any extra food / medicine (if required for health reason)

Payment methods:
1. Cash on the day of tour to driver, but must leave your credit card details on our booking form or ring one of our friendly staff.
2. Pay pal for members and non members to pay your booking via credit card. 

3. Book via credit card. 

Tour Booking:
Use the “Contact Us” to go to our contact page where you can send us your enquiry

To make a booking over the phone or if you require more information on this tour you can contact one of our friendly Mandarin or English speaking staff:
• +61390169347 (Australia)
• call or text us on +61404797950
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Private tours and family package tours are available; contact us for pricing and more information.

Loch Ard Gorge

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The Great Ocean Road

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2 of the 12 Apostles

 

 

 

Some Photos by M & M Photography