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Melbourne's Food and Wine Discovery

4 Days 1 Country 2 Cities

Wine and dine on board the famous Colonial Tramcar Restaurant on this Mini Stays trip.

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Melbourne's Food and Wine Discovery

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    • Mini Stays start daily 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2019
    • *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.
    • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.
    • Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday departures visit Yarra Valley on Day 2 and City Sights/Tramcar Dinner on Day 3.
    • This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialists - AAT Kings.
    • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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    • 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. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
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    15 Days 1 Country 9 Cities

    Iconic Rockies With Western Canada

    Departure date

    Melbourne, Australia

    Return date

    Melbourne, Australia

    Book by:

    i Flights available

    Early payment discount

    Was: PP

    Save: PP

    Code: XXXXX

      Extensions available for this trip

      Secure your trip with a deposit today

      Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

      iNotes
      • Mini Stays start daily 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2019
      • *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.
      • Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.
      • Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday departures visit Yarra Valley on Day 2 and City Sights/Tramcar Dinner on Day 3.
      • This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialists - AAT Kings.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • 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. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      All aboard for a scenic steam train journey through the beautiful forests and lush fern gullies of Victoria's Dandenong Ranges. Pop the cork on a gourmet encounter with the Yarra Valley's delectable premium wine and foodie scene overlooking the beautiful vineyards of Rochford Winery.


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      Trip code: MMFW

      3 Nights

      accommodation

      5 Meals
      • 3 full breakfasts

      • 1 lunch

      • 1 dinner

      On-trip Transport

      Internal flights not included.

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      What's Included

      Dining

        • 3 full breakfasts

        • 1 lunch

        • 1 dinner


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        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage, local tips and charges

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays

        • All hotel charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers in Melbourne

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Arrive Melbourne (3 Nights)

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      Melbourne Sights and Dinner on Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

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      Yarra Valley Wineries with Lunch

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      Depart Melbourne

      Day 1

      Arrive Melbourne (3 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Melbourne (3 Nights)

      On arrival at Melbourne Airport you will be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is at leisure.

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      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

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      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Melbourne Sights and Dinner on Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Day 2 - Melbourne Sights and Dinner on Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

      See the sights of the city. View the fine cathedrals and theatres; see Federation Square, the Melbourne Cricket Ground and Shrine of Remembrance. Stroll around the Royal Botanic Gardens and drive over the Bolte Bridge for panoramic views of the skyline and bayside suburbs. Your afternoon is free. Early evening you'll board the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, for what is not only a culinary delight, but a trip into a little piece of Victoria's history. The trams have been carefully refurbished to provide all the modern conveniences you would expect from a first class restaurant. As you cruise the city streets of Melbourne, you'll enjoy a seasonal menu and quality Australian wines.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Yarra Valley Wineries with Lunch Day 3 - Yarra Valley Wineries with Lunch

      Drive through the beautiful Dandenong Ranges and take a break to enjoy Devonshire Tea at Grants on Sherbrooke. Next stop is Belgrave, to board the Puffing Billy Steam Train for a journey back in time through the heart of the rainforest. When you arrive in Victoria's premium wine growing region, you'll visit Rochford Winery for lunch. Enjoy a delicious two course lunch in the courtyard overlooking the vines and sip on a glass of one of their top blends. Later you may visit estates such as Dominique Portet to taste their selection of Australian wine.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Depart Melbourne Day 4 - Depart Melbourne

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

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Day 4

      Available Departures

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        • 1 lunch

        • 1 dinner


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        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • Porterage, local tips and charges

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays

        • All hotel charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers in Melbourne

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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        Excellent attention to personal details and always polite

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        Excellent tour guide, driver, and top notch hotels

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