6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS MELBOURNE, GREAT OCEAN ROAD, DANDENONG RANGES & PHILLIP ISLAND
MEL5NATGR 6D5N VICTORIA 01 APR 2020 - 31 MAR 2021
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Free One (1) Melbourne City Sight Tour Per Person

Morning Melbourne City Tour (381) or Afternoon Melbourne Highlights Tour (392)

Valid for Travel from April to September only

1
Melbourne (Arrival)

Arrive Melbourne airport. Self arrangement to hotel or may add in additional service (optional) for airport transfer.

Hotel standard check-in time 1400PM. At own leisure.

Cosmopolitan, elegant and chic, Melbourne has a passionate soul and a welcoming heart that makes every stay a truly memorable experience. From thrilling world class events and renowned architecture, to cafe-lined streetscapes and verdant parklands, there's always something new and exciting to discover in Melbourne.

Spend some time in the city centre and you'll discover it's neatly divided into little pockets for you to explore. Find art, bars and restaurants up and down in the laneways, retail therapy for any budget in Bourke and Collins streets, and creative outlets on show in Flinders Quarter.

NOTE: Avalon Airport transfer (optional) by Skybus - Drop off/pick up point will be at Southern Cross Station, Melbourne. There is no direct transfer to/from CBD hotels. Passengers to make own way to/from hotel to Southern Cross Station.

Transfer by Airport shuttle (optional): pick-up from designated pick-up zone at airport and location will be advise once booking has been made.
Hotel Ibis or Causeway Inn or The Victoria or Travelodge or Rydges
2
Melbourne - Phillip Island - Melbourne

Penguin Parade with Penguins Plus Premium Viewing ( tour code 334 ) | Depart Daily at 1.15pm or early for selected Hotels pick up | Returns: 9.00pm - 11.30pm (dependant on season)
Includes: Meeting wallabies/kangaroos, Koala Conservation Centre, entrance to Penguin Parade with Penguins Plus premium viewing and free WiFi on coach and at the Penguin Parade
NOTE: Please bring warm, waterproof clothing as nights can be cold on the island in any season. The Penguin Parade is a natural phenomenon taking place in the open outdoors.

Sunset at Summerland Beach on Phillip Island has drawn millions of visitors. Each night these little flightless birds come in from the ocean to return to their burrows. From the waves - across the beach - to the sand dunes - the Little Penguins can almost be touched as they waddle to their burrows. Observe the Penguin Parade from the newly built and elevated premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Visit Warrook Homestead for afternoon tea (own expense)
  • Get up close to kangaroos with the opportunity to feed (own expense)
  • Admire resident koalas
  • Panoramic views of Western Port and French Island
  • Phillip Island Nature Park - a natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters and Little Penguins
  • Koala Conservation Centre - look for koalas in their natural habitat from treetop boardwalks
  • Witness the Penguin Parade on floodlit Summerland Beach from the exclusive Penguins Plus premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins
  • See penguin rookeries from an elevated boardwalk
  • Explore the Visitor's Information Centre - an opportunity to learn about the life of the Little Penguins as you walk through the "Penguin Experience"
  • A dinner stop will be made before or after the Penguin Parade (dependent on the season)
Transfer by Gray Line coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Ibis or Causeway Inn or The Victoria or Travelodge or Rydges
3
Melbourne - Dandenong Ranges - Melbourne

Your choices of excursion tour for today as follow:

01. Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife ( tour code K15 ) | Departs Sun, Mon, Wed & Fri (Apr-Sep) and Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri (Oct-Mar) at 8.10am from Federation Square, cnr of Flinders & Russell Streets (earlier from your hotel pick up) | Returns 5:30pm (approximately)
Included: Puffing Billy Steam Train ride (from Belgrave to Menzies Creek), Devonshire Tea and Entry to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary

Discover the delights of the Dandenong Ranges. Start off with a traditional Devonshire Tea before hearing the call of the local lyrebirds, and seeing crimson rosellas, cockatoos and kookaburras. Next up, you’re in for some fun with a ride on the Puffing Billy Steam Train. Then get up close to Aussie animals and birds at Healesville Sanctuary. Meet koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and numerous native bird varieties!

Highlights of this tour:

  • Travel through the lush ferns and dense forests of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges
  • At Grants on Sherbrooke, enjoy a delicious traditional Devonshire Tea of scones served warm with jam and cream, and tea or coffee served in china cups. Plus, there's crackers with Vegemite for those brave enough to try!
  • Hear the call of the local lyrebirds, and see crimson rosellas, cockatoos and kookaburras
  • Ride the century-old Puffing Billy Steam Train on the 30-minute ride from Belgrave to Menzies Creek. View the towering Mountain Ash trees and beautiful gullies of Sherbrooke Forest
  • Get ready to meet a group of furry friends at Australia’s premier wildlife and nature sanctuary, Healesville, home to mammals and reptiles and over 200 varieties of native birds
  • Every Sunday, you can learn about the local Wurundjeri Aboriginal people. Hear of their culture, traditions and stories of the Dreamtime. Listen to the sounds of the didgeridoo and be amazed at their mastery making that Boomerang really fly!
  • Lunch is available to purchase at one of three cafés at Healesville Sanctuary
  • A volunteer guide will escort you among Australia’s unique birds and animals in a natural bushland setting
  • You can experience ‘Kangaroo Country’, the ‘Spirits of the Sky’ show and ‘Tales from Platypus Creek’

 

B) Puffing Billy Steam Train & Wine Country in Style ( tour code K35 ) | Departs Sun, Mon, Wed & Fri (Apr-Sep) and Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri (Oct-Mar) at 8.10am from Federation Square, cnr of Flinders & Russell Streets (earlier from your hotel pick up) | Returns 5:30pm (approximately)
Included: Puffing Billy Steam Train ride (from Belgrave to Menzies Creek), Devonshire Tea and Tastings at Rochford Wines & 2 other boutique wineries

Travel through some of the most beautiful forest in Victoria. Take a break in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges to enjoy Devonshire Tea. Hear the call of the local lyrebirds and see stunning crimson rosellas, cockatoos and kookaburras. The fun has just started as you board Puffing Billy for a ride on this century-old steam train. Visit Rochford Wines for tastings and later, visits to another two leading wineries will top-off your day.

Highlights of this tour:

  • View the picturesque mountain villages dotted along the way as you drive through Ferntree Gully to the Dandenong Ranges
  • At Grants on Sherbrooke enjoy a delicious homemade Devonshire Tea – warm scones with jam and cream, and tea or coffee. Plus, there's crackers with Vegemite for those brave enough to try!
  • Hear the call of the local lyrebirds, and see crimson rosellas, cockatoos and kookaburras
  • Ride the Puffing Billy Steam Train for a memorable 30-minute journey on Australia's most notable narrow-gauge railway
  • Journey into the prosperous heart of picturesque wine country, the Yarra Valley, and visit Rochford Wines to taste some of their award-winning wines
  • You'll have the opportunity to relax over lunch and a glass of one of their superb regional wines (see Optional Add-on)
  • Tantalize your taste buds at two more wineries, where you can sample and buy a selection of quality local wines

Add On: With breathtaking views of the Great Dividing Range, Rochford Wines in the heart of Victoria’s Yarra Valley, is more than just a winery – it's a total experience! Unwind in the restaurant's alfresco courtyard overlooking the vines. Enjoy a delicious two course lunch and sip on a glass of one of their top blends.

Transfer by AATKings coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Ibis or Causeway Inn or The Victoria or Travelodge or Rydges
4
Melbourne - Great Ocean Road - Melbourne

Great Ocean Road & Twelve Apostles ( tour code K4 ) | Departs Daily at 8.00am from Federation Square, cnr of Flinders & Russell Streets (earlier from your hotel pick up) | Returns 8:00pm (approximately)
Included: Experienced Driver Guide and Comprehensive commentary
NOTE: Please bring a windbreaker and walking shoes.

Take a breath and enjoy a relaxed and unhindered view of the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge before lunch, beating the traditional afternoon rush. En route let us take you on a journey inland, reaching Port Campbell National Park to marvel at the iconic limestone stacks in the morning. Spend the afternoon with your experienced Driver Guide, meandering along the winding Great Ocean Road, taking in the spectacular coastal scenery, the Otway Rainforest and seaside townships.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Learn about the western expansion of Melbourne as you make your way out of the city
  • Enjoy a morning tea stop (own expense) in a country township
  • See the amazing Twelve Apostles – limestone stacks rising dramatically from the Southern Ocean. Call in at the Visitor Information Centre
  • Walk along the boardwalk and enjoy the scenery from various viewing platforms
  • See Loch Ard Gorge and be swept away by the romantic and tragic story of love and lives lost aboard the schooner, Loch Ard
  • Witness a fabulous spectacle of massive natural erosion. Contrasts abound between rugged coast and verdant rainforest living side by side
  • Stop for a lunch break (own expense)
  • See many fern-filled gullies and river inlets on your journey
  • View the popular coastal township of Lorne, and stop in Apollo Bay for afternoon tea (own expense)
  • Travel the length of the Australian National Heritage listed Great Ocean Road, built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932
  • Drive past towering limestone cliffs, sweeping white beaches and stunning forest scenery
  • Time to take a photo at the Memorial Arch, gateway to the Great Ocean Road
  • See the spectacular night lights of Melbourne as you cross the West Gate Bridge on your return
Transfer by AATKings coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Ibis or Causeway Inn or The Victoria or Travelodge or Rydges
5
Melbourne

Whole day at own leisure.

Make use of the free City Circle Tram to visit fun-filled family attractions like the Melbourne Sealife Aquarium, the Eureka Skydeck, or enjoy the city's skyline from the comfort of a river cruise along the Yarra River.

The iconic Queen Victoria Market is the largest open-air market in the southern hemisphere. During the summer and winter months, the market transforms into The Night Market, a showcase of global street food, live music and shopping.

Bring the family and experience all the thrill and excitement of Victoria's snowfields in wintertime (June-Sep).

Click here for more options (additional add on) of excursion day tour.

Free Melbourne City Sight Tour Per Person ONLY for travel period from April to September 2020 : - Choice of One (1)

A) Morning Melbourne City Tour ( tour code 381) | Depart Daily at 8.00am or early for selected Hotel pick-ups at selected city hotels | Return 12:00pm approx. No hotel drop-offs.
Includes: Guided walk and free Wi-Fi on coach
NOTE: * When the market is closed we will extend laneways & Fitzroy Gardens stop OR visit the MCG on MON and WED.

Welcome to Melbourne! Known for its gardens, restaurants, cafes, arcades and laneways, the arts and its relaxed elegant charm. It's also home to the Australian Open Tennis, Aussie Rules football, Melbourne Cup and the MCG! Our morning Melbourne tour is a great introduction to our beautiful city. Head NE of the city and tour through 'Little Italy' with its plethora of restaurants and boutique shops. See the exquisite architecture of Melbourne University and Royal Exhibition Building before spending time at Fitzroy Gardens. A favourite part of the tour? - a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways with the chance to enjoy the atmosphere and have a coffee break (own expense).

Highlights of this tour:-

  • Hotel Windsor - high Victorian architecture
  • Parliament House
  • Princess Theatre
  • Royal Exhibition Building
  • Melbourne Museum
  • Prestigious Melbourne University
  • Lygon Street - cafe central and 'Little Italy'
  • Take a guided walk through some of Melbourne's best arcades and laneways - Royal Arcade, Block Place, Block Arcade, Centre Way, Centre Place and Degraves Street
  • Sit at a cafe and enjoy a coffee (own expense) and experience our unique laneways culture
  • Collins Street - Paris end
  • Old Treasury Buildings and State Offices
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
  • Take a wander in Fitzroy Gardens - there is opportunity to visit Captain Cook's Cottage (own expense)
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • East Melbourne - ornate Victorian terraced homes
  • Colourful Chinatown
  • Queen Victoria Market* - look for a bargain, wander around the fresh produce and take in the vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere
  • Flagstaff Gardens
  • Law Courts
  • Federation Square

NOTE: * When the market is closed we will extend laneways & Fitzroy Gardens stop OR visit the MCG on MON and WED.

  • Tour past Queen Victoria Market
  • Flagstaff Gardens
  • Law Courts
  • Cross over the Yarra River
  • Enterprize Wharf – Birthplace of Melbourne
  • Crown Casino complex
  • Iconic ‘Tan Track’ which loops around King’s Domain and the Botanic Gardens
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Wander the heritage gardens surrounding the MCG
  • Opportunity to take a sneak peak into the playing ground of the MCG from Gate 3
  • Federation Square

 

B) Afternoon Melbourne Highlights Tour ( tour code 392 ) | Depart Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun (April 1 through to September 30), Daily (October 1 through to March 31) at 13.25pm or early for selected Hotels pick-ups | Return 17:30pm approx.
Includes: Free Wi-Fi on coach

A half day afternoon tour of the highlights of Melbourne that includes a visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens, tour through the relatively new Docklands waterfront development and make our way over the Bolte Bridge to travel along the bayside suburbs of Port Melbourne, St Kilda, Elwood and Brighton. A refreshment stop in trendy Acland Street in St Kilda and a photo stop at Brighton Beach bathing boxes are a real highlight!

Highlights of this tour:-

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Melbourne Park - National Tennis Centre
  • Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Kings Domain Gardens
  • Arts and Cultural Centre
  • Gracious tree lined St Kilda Road
  • Docklands - waterfront development
  • Etihad Stadium at Docklands
  • Bolte Bridge - spectacular city overview
  • Port Melbourne by the sea
  • Travel by the beach to trendy St Kilda
  • Explore Acland Street in St Kilda - a vibrant cosmopolitan mix of funky bars, eateries, shops and world famous patisseries
  • Perhaps enjoy a local favourite - afternoon tea of coffee and continental cake (own expense)
  • Fashionable suburbs of Elwood and Brighton
  • Brighton bathing boxes - a functional remnant of a bygone era (photo stop)
  • Tour through the main street of Brighton
  • Fitzroy Street in St Kilda - lively with its restaurant and bars
  • Albert Park Lake - site of the F1 Grand Prix

Remark: Free tour by Gray Line with purchase of Tour 334.

Meals Breakfast
Hotel Ibis or Causeway Inn or The Victoria or Travelodge or Rydges
6
Melbourne (Departure)

Regrettably this is departure day. Heading home after so much fun is tough but you can certainly keep coming back again and again.

Hotel check-out time 1000AM. Self arrangement to airport or may add in additional service (optional) for hotel-airport transfer.

NOTE: Avalon Airport transfer (optional) by Skybus - Drop off/pick up point will be at Southern Cross Station, Melbourne. There is no direct transfer to/from CBD hotels. Passengers to make own way to/from hotel to Southern Cross Station.

Transfer by Airport shuttle (optional): Departures To Tullamarine (international) Airport: Passengers will be collected from the foyer of their hotel and dropped of at a centralised location.
Meals Breakfast
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Full day Penguin Parade with Penguins Plus Premium Viewing
  • Full day Great Ocean Road & Twelve Apostles
  • Full day Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife OR Wine Country in Style
Trip Exclude
  • Airport - Hotel transfer
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises unless specified.
  • Travel Insurance
Trip Mandatory
ITEMADULTCHILD
Agent Collection fee 30.00 30.00
Optional Addon
ITEMADULTCHILD
Round Trip Tullamarine Airport - CBD Hotel Transfer by Shuttle Bus 118.00 88.50
Round Trip Avalon Airport - Southern Cross Station, Melbourne Transfer by SkyBus (no direct hotel drop off/pick up) 118.00 88.50
Add Yarra Valley Lunch (K35L) 100.30 53.10
General Terms
  • Rates quoted are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon hotel confirmation. This may be due to any special event and any immediate room surcharges implied by the hotel.
  • Hotel rooms and excursion tours are subject to availability.
  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • The itinerary is for reference only and visiting sequence may be different, and is subject to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.
  • An infant is not charged; hence no seat / no bed is allocated to infants. Child rate applies if a seat is required for airport transfer and tours. Additional rate applies for hotel baby cot request.
  • No bookings are accepted less than 30 working days prior to departure, due to require sufficient working days to apply australia tourist visa.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
  • Others 12fly terms & conditions applies.
Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 100.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: April 2020 until March 2021 (Travel must be completed by 31 March 2021).
  • Sequence of tours at your preferable visit date.
  • Day tour conducted by AATKings and Gray Line on seat-in-coach basic. Please log in at www.aatkins.com / www.grayline.com.au for up-to-date itinerary.
  • Day Tour : Not every Day Tours coach pick up at every point/city hotels, therefore passenger/s have to make their own way to the designated pick up point/departure point.
  • Day Tour : Pick up / Drop off are at Day Tour Company discretion. Details and contacts will be provide once booking has been made and confirm.
  • Must call AATKings at +61 2 9028 5180 and Gray Line at 1300 85 8687 or +61 3 9538 6676 to re-confirm your day tour/s pick-up time and venue 24-48 hrs prior to departure, quoting the confirmation/reservation number.
  • Please get ready out front of hotel/designated pick-up point 10 minutes prior to your confirmed pick up time for your complimentary transfer to our departure point. We do ask that you do NOT wait inside hotel foyer.
  • If your coach has not arrived in 10 minutes after your scheduled pick time please make contact with AATKings and Gray Line.

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