from AUD 889 per person

*price above quoted based on twin sharing

SALES PERIOD Up to 31 May 2020
TRAVEL PERIOD Up to 30 Nov 2020
5 nights’ accommodation (Room Only)
6 days Avis car rental with GPS
Co-pilot self-drive kit
Touring as per itinerary
  • Car rental rate includes airport / city depot pick-up and drop-off, Unlimited kms, VRF (Vehicle Registration fee), CRF (Concession Recovery Fee), PLS (Premium Location Surcharge), LDW (Loss Damage Waiver), Super Excess Reduction (NIL Excess), 24 Hour Emergency Roadside Service, one way fee (if applicable), admin fees and GST @10%
  • Excludes fuel and optional extras

Day 01 - Melbourne to Yarra Valley (50 km or to Marysville 98 km)

Enjoy the easy drive from Melbourne to the Yarra Valley. Start your stay with cellar door drop-ins at some of Australia’s most famous wineries including Coombe Yarra Valley and Domaine Chandon. Get close up to native creatures at Healesville Sanctuary or explore the regions many stunning gardens. Round out your day with a tasting at Four Pillars Distillery before heading to a romantic luxury retreat for the night.

Day 02 - Yarra Valley to Phillip Island (149 km or from Marysville 172 km)

Spend daybreak in a hot air balloon gliding over mist-tinged vineyards, then take the scenic route through the Dandenong Ranges and on to Phillip Island, with an optional ride aboard Puffing Billy Steam Railway. Once on Phillip Island, get centre stage for the nightly show, when the little penguins waddle up the beach to their burrows at Phillip Island Penguin Parade.

Day 03 - Phillip Island

Today is at leisure on Phillip Island. Experience a host of wildlife
encounters with a cruise out to Seal Rocks for a fur seal meet-up (own expense). Other options include the Mari Koala and Animal Park, the Phillip Island Nature Parks – Antarctic Journey. Spend time with wildlife at The Koala Conservation Centre, the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory, Amaze ‘N Things world of magic or tiny Churchill Island.

Day 04 - Phillip Island to Mornington Peninsula (107 km)

Drive around the bay to the Mornington Peninsula, stopping en route at Moonlit Sanctuary to feed kangaroos and wallabies. Board a gondola at Arthurs Seat Eagle and fly high for a bird’s eye view across the bay. Explore The Enchanted Adventure Garden or Montalto and its sculpture-peppered vineyards. Sink into natural geothermal springs at Peninsula Hot Springs. Suck the pure ocean air into your lungs and dive in to swim with dolphins and seals with Polperro Dolphin Swims or snorkel with seadragons with Bayplay Adventures.

Day 05 - Mornington Peninsular to Geelong & The Bellarine (60 km)

Cruise across Port Phillip Bay to Geelong & The Bellarine with Searoad Ferries (a short 40min journey) from Sorrento to Queenscliff. Find foodie experiences mustered together on the Bellarine Taste Trail, highlights include Jack Rabbit Vineyard, Oakdene Vineyards, Flying Brick Cider Co and Little Creatures Brewery for tastings straight from the producers. For dinner book a first class experience on Australia’s premium train restaurant – The Q Train.

Day 06 - Geelong & The Bellarine to Melbourne (73 km)

Experience the world’s oldest living culture first hand at Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Then take a stroll along the Geelong Waterfront, to explore the Baywalk Bollards Trail or through the Geelong Botanic Gardens and Little Malop St Precinct. Say farewell to Geelong and head either to Melbourne city via the You Yangs to see and learn about conserving Australian wildlife with Echidna Walkabout tours or, begin your Great Ocean Road adventure!
Your vehicle is booked until today and needs to be returned by the same time it was collected on Day 1 to avoid additional charges.
  • Subject to availability
  • All prices quoted are per person, in Australian Dollars (AUD) based on twin sharing, ground content only and subject to change without prior notice
  • Breakfast is not included, hotel seasonal surcharges; blackout dates; supplements and minimum night stay apply
  • Single / 3rd traveler are not applicable
  • Itineraries are suggested itineraries only
  • Sales Period: up to 31 May 2020
  • Travel Period: up to 30 Nov 2020
  • Other terms & conditions apply
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