Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

Melbourne Sophisticated, elegant and cosmopolitan,

Melbourne has been voted one of the world’s most liveable cities. It is a capital of arts, culture, fashion, food and sport, and boasts tree-lined boulevards, bustling markets, eccentric old-fashioned trams and a vibrant café lifestyle. The city sits either side of the Yarra River, with the redeveloped Southbank, now a vibrant entertainment district, boasts a huge casino and top-name celebrity chef dining.

Melbourne Cricket Ground 3 Adina Apartment Hotel 4 Swanston Grand Mercure 5 Clarion Suites Gateway 6 Travelodge Southbank 7 Oaks on William 8 The Langham 9 Crown Promenade 10 Grand Hyatt 11 Crown Towers 12 Novotel St. Kilda 13 Mercure Melbourne Tresury Gardens 14 Crown Metropol 15 ibis Melbourne Little Bourke 16 ibis Melbourne Swanston Street 17 Causeway 353 Hotel Fitzroy Gardens Hotels 1 Crossley Hotel Melbourne 2 Doubletree by Hilton

Carlton Gardens

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Queen Victoria Market

Flagstaff Gardens

Parliament House

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Spencer St Station

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Federation Square

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Flinders St Station

Yarra River

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Arts Centre

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Olympic Park

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To St Kilda (5 minute drive)

Crown Entertainment Complex

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GREAT OCEAN ROAD & TWELVE APOSTLES Departures & Duration: 12 hours, Daily View the coastal townships of Apollo Bay and Lorne. Travel the length of the Great Ocean Road passing towering limestone cliffs, sweeping white beaches and

SMALL GROUP PHILLIP ISLAND ULTIMATE ECO TOUR Departures & Duration: 11 hours, Daily First up is the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, then sheep shearing at Churchill Island to explore the historic buildings. Next, visit the Koala Conservation Centre and see koalas in

stunning forest scenery. See the amazing Twelve Apostles, walk along the boardwalk and enjoy scenery from various viewing platforms. See Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge. On return enjoy the night lights of Melbourne as you cross West Gate Bridge. Prices from: Adult £102, Child £51.

their natural environment. Stroll along the boardwalks at the Nobbies Centre before arriving for the nightly penguin parade. Watch hundreds of little penguins waddle out of the sea at dusk and head back to their burrows for the night. Prices from: Adult £83, Child £57.

MELBOURNE HALF DAY CITY TOUR Departures & Duration: 3 hours, Daily at 8.30am & 2pm Your expert Oceania Tours guide will pick you up from your city accommodation. Visit highlights such as Federation Square, the Melbourne Cricket Ground and world-famous sports precinct, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Albert Park Lake (Formula 1) and over to St Kilda Beach. The tour concludes at Eureka Tower. YARRA VALLEY WINE EXPERIENCE Departures & Duration: 7 hours, Daily Enjoy top wines and magnificent scenery while exploring one of Australia’s principle wine regions. Your expert guide will pass on tasting tips while showing you some of the regions best vineyards including the famous Domaine Chandon and Balgownie Estate wineries. Lunch and wine tastings included. Price from: Adult £74, Child £54.

HIDDEN SECRETS LANES & ARCADES WALKING TOUR Departures & Duration: 3 hours, Daily except Sun, am & pm options

A walking tour is the best way to “get” Melbourne and these indulgent small group walks through Melbourne’s lanes and arcades engage in the life of this city that’s often missed. More than just seeing a city, learn of local designers and entrepreneurs. Discover a little history and the diversity of amazing architecture,

PUFFING BILLY STEAM TRAIN & HEALESVILLE WILDLIFE Departures & Duration: 9 hours Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sun (except Tues Oct-Mar) Ride the historic Puffing Billy, a fully restored narrow gauge rail steam train, through the Dandenong Ranges and lush Sherbrooke Forest, filled with giant fern trees and the distinctive calls of Australian which will inspire locals and visitors alike. This tour isalsoavailablewith lunch includedatasupplement. Prices from £62 per person.

native animals. Enjoy a delicious lunch (own expense) at the award-winning Healesville Sanctuary. After lunch enjoy time to stroll through Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, Australia’s premier wildlife and nature haven set in natural bush land. Prices from: Adult £104, Child £53.

Prices from: Adult £45, Child £20

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