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Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road

4 Days 1 Country 4 Cities

Explore Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road and visit the Little Penguins on Phillip Island on this Mini Stays trip.

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4 Days 1 Country 4 Cities

Melbourne and the Great Ocean Road

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    • Departures between 01 Nov 2016-31 March 2017 operate as per the 2016 brochure itinerary.
    • Mini-Stays start daily 1 November 2016 to 31 March 2018
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    • *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.
    • Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
    • This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialist - AAT Kings.
    • All prices are per person, double share.
    • For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early.
    • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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.
    • Double-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 traveling as part of a family group. 
    • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

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    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

      Easy Quote View Trip Book Now Please call 866 513 1995

      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
      • Departures between 01 Nov 2016-31 March 2017 operate as per the 2016 brochure itinerary.
      • Mini-Stays start daily 1 November 2016 to 31 March 2018
      • Young Traveller Discount Save up to
      • *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.
      • Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
      • This trip is operated in conjunction with our sister company and South Pacific Specialist - AAT Kings.
      • All prices are per person, double share.
      • For the best savings and to avoid disappointment book early.
      • 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.
      • Double-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 traveling as part of a family group. 
      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

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      About this trip

      Explore cosmopolitan Melbourne, soak up the scenery on the Great Ocean Road and visit the Little Penguins on Phillip Island.


      Trip type: Mini Stay

      Trip code: MM11

      3 Nights

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      Internal flights not included.

      What's Included

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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

        • Four days including sightseeing, koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils, Penguin Parade and Great Ocean Road

        • 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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      Your Itinerary

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      Arrive Melbourne (3 Nights)

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      City Sights - Penguin Parade

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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 afternoon is free for you to do as you choose.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza

      Meals

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      Crowne Plaza

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      Day 1

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      Great Ocean Road Day 2 - Great Ocean Road

      Admire the panoramic views of the Melbourne skyline as you depart the city. Travel along Victoria's famous Great Ocean Road through the coastal towns of Anglesea and Wye River 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.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

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      City Sights - Penguin Parade Day 3 - City Sights - Penguin Parade

      Experience the sights of cosmopolitan Melbourne. See Parliament House and the Shrine of Remembrance, pass 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. So 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 day's fishing and waddle across the sand to their dune burrows.

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      Meals

      • Buffet Breakfast

      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).

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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

        • Four days including sightseeing, koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils, Penguin Parade and Great Ocean Road

        • 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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      Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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      Travelling with your tastebuds, treating them to new flavours, spices and textures along the way. From the very first breakfast to the last nightcap, travelling through Europe indulges your palate, with every meal an opportunity to discover regional fare. Savour each new flavour, try the local tipple and take home fresh culinary inspiration. Let us share our love for food and hospitality with you.


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      Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

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        Service rating : ii should have gotten itinerary a lot sooner than I did,I could have il imitated extra nights.Product : I booked extra nights but could have illuminated them if I had known about optional tours sooner.

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        Service rating : It was a positive experience. Yes, we would utilize their services in the future.As a sideline note, we booked with American Airlines for all of our sky travel. When we showed up at Americans counter in Savannah, Georgia we were informed that American Airlines had canceled our

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        Service rating : Very knowledgeable drivers and they cared that the passengers enjoyed the trip.Product : The driver made it the highlight of my travels by making time for us to do he helicopter ride.

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        Service rating : Hotel was wonderful. Featured excursions were very well planned and in comfortable coaches. Drivers were knowledgeable and entertaining. Transfers from hotel and airport were okay, but the area designated for waiting for the coach was open and on a side street. There was no

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        Service rating : Everything was as contractedProduct : Excellent service

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