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Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road 2014

  • Duration: 4 Days
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  • Brochure: Australia and New Zealand 2014
  • Style: Mini-Stays
  • Description: Spend a morning exploring the sights of cosmopolitan Melbourne in Australia. Enjoy the chance to see kangaroos, Australian birds and koalas in their natural habitat. See the famous nightly Penguin Parade on Phillip Island. Travel along the Great Ocean Road to see the stone monoliths of the Twelve Apostles and be enchanted by the amazing survival shipwreck story of Loch Ard.

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1


    On arrival at Melbourne Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The afternoon is free for you to do as you choose.

    Hotel: Crowne Plaza Melbourne

    Hotels are subject to change.
  • Day 2


    Experience the sights of cosmopolitan Melbourne. See Parliament House, Queen Victoria Market and visit the Royal Botanic Gardens.Travel to the Maru Koala & Animal Park to see koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils and other native animals. View the Nobbies rock formations overlooking one of the most treacherous oceans in the world, Bass Strait. If you think the koalas are cute, just wait until you see the Little Penguins on Phillip Island. Head down to Summerland Beach and just as the sun sets, the wild Little Penguins emerge from the sea after a hard days fishing and waddle across the sand to their dune burrows.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 3


    Travel along Victoria’s famous Great Ocean Road before arriving at the beautiful white sandy beaches of Apollo Bay. The rugged splendour of the approaching Twelve Apostles is breathtaking. These incredible limestone rock formations of up to 45 metres high are the result of erosion that began up to 20 million years ago. Enjoy the amazing shipwreck story of survival of the Loch Ard and visit its famous Gorge and Razorback Lookout. View the rock known as London Bridge, parts of which collapsed in recent years.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 4


    You will be transferred to Melbourne Airport to connect with your onward flight (flights anytime).

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Travel Highlights

  • Hotel accommodation at Crowne Plaza Melbourne
  • Airport transfers in Melbourne
  • Four days including sightseeing, koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils, Penguin Parade and Great Ocean Road
  • Buffet breakfast daily

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