Mini-Stays: Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road

Drive along the Great Coast Drive and see the Twelve Apostles in Victoria, Australia

Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road

Experience the sights of cosmopolitan Melbourne including the Parliament House, Queen Victoria Market and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Visit Phillip Island, where you'll see penguins emerging from the sea. Then, travel along Victoria's famous Great Ocean Road.

Your Mini-Stay includes:

  • Hotel accommodations 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

  • Day 1

    ARRIVE MELBOURNE (3 NIGHTS)

    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.

  • Day 2

    CITY SIGHTS – PENGUIN PARADE

    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 fi shing and waddle across the sand to their dune burrows.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 3

    GREAT OCEAN ROAD

    Travel along Victoria's famous Great Ocean Road before arriving at the beautiful white sandy beaches of Apollo Bay. The rugged splendor of the approaching Twelve Apostles is breathtaking. These incredible limestone rock formations of up to 45 meters 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

    DEPART MELBOURNE

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

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

Departure Notes:
  • Mini-Stays start daily 1 November 2013 to 31 March 2015
  • All prices are per person on a twin share basis.
  • Please note: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
  • Please note that departures between 1 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015 are subject to itinerary and hotel modification.
  • Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available to us on the day that you book.

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Hotel Class Key
  • SF= Superior First Class, F = First Class, MF = Moderate First Class, ST = Superior Tourist, D = Deluxe and MD = Moderate Deluxe.
  • Hotels are subject to change.
Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms.
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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