Collect your vehicle from a city depot and travel to Echuca, home to the world’s largest fleet of paddle steamers.
Day 02 - Echuca
Relax on the deck of a paddle steamer, try water sports or browse the cafés, shops and restaurants of Echuca.
Day 03 - Echuca to Swan Hill (155km)
Half an hour from Echuca is the Barmah State Forest, home to the Barmah Wetlands and the biggest stand of river red gum remaining on earth. Travel to Swan Hill with its colonial past on display at the Pioneer Settlement living museum.
Day 04 - Swan Hill to Mildura (223 km)
Take the journey from river bushland to a stunning desert environment. Mildura is a charming oasis with citrus groves and vineyards and home for Stefano De Pieri’s restaurant. Sample the array of fresh food and wine at local wineries, farm gates and markets.
Day 05 - Mildura
Explore Mildura and its surrounding areas. Visit the Murray Sunset National Park or the Mungo National Park.
Day 06 - Mildura to Ballarat (453 km)
Travel to Ballarat and follow sections of the Goldfields Tourist Route which take in important heritage sites and wineries. Or visit Sovereign Hill and see a re-creation of life during the gold rush era (own expense).
Day 07 - Ballarat to Melbourne (114 km)
Return to Melbourne at leisure. Your car is booked until tomorrow and should be returned to either the city or airport depot by the same time as it was picked up on day 1 to avoid any 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