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4-Day Melbourne Tour: City Sightseeing, Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island

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Experience the best of Melbourne on this four-day hotel and tour combo, with plenty of free time (on your own) so you can sample Melbourne’s cafe and restaurant scene at your leisure. See all the sights of Melbourne on this multi-day city stay, from Queen Victoria Market to the MCG, then travel to Phillip Island to see the famous penguin parade and take a trip along the Great Ocean Road to the Twelve Apostles. With accommodation, airport transfers and breakfasts included, it’s the perfect introduction to marvelous Melbourne!

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Itinerary

Day 1: Melbourne

Pass By: Departure Dr, Melbourne Airport VIC 3045, Australia
On arrival at Melbourne Airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Mercure Welcome Melbourne or Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne, 3 nights.

Day 2: Great Ocean Road

Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
See the amazing Twelve Apostles – limestone stacks rising dramatically from the Southern Ocean. Call in at the Visitor Information Centre
• Walk along the boardwalk and enjoy the scenery from various viewing platforms
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria Australia
See Loch Ard Gorge and be swept away by the romantic and tragic story of love and lives lost aboard the schooner, Loch Ard
• Witness a fabulous spectacle of massive natural erosion. Contrasts abound between rugged coast and verdant rainforest living side by side
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Port Campbell National Park, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
Stop for a lunch break in Port Campbell (own expense)
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Apollo Bay VIC 3233, Australia
View the popular coastal township of Lorne, and stop in Apollo Bay for afternoon tea (own expense)
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge, west of Port Campbell on Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
Quick photo stop at London Bridge, one of the most popular attractions on the Great Ocean Road.
Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Melbourne VIC, Australia
See the spectacular night lights of Melbourne as you cross the West Gate Bridge on your way back to Melbourne.

Itinerary subject to run in reverse, at the discretion of AAT Kings.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Melbourne Sights and Penguin Parade

Stop At: St. Patrick's Cathedral, 1 Cathedral Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002 Australia
Enjoy a quick photo stop at the beautiful Gothic revival style St Patrick's, one of the oldest's cathedrals in Melbourne!
Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Rod Laver Arena, Batman Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
Drive past Rod Laver Arena, the venue for the Australian Open Tennis Tournament, and into Albert Park to drive alongside the Formula 1 Grand Prix track.

Pass By: Queen Victoria Market, Victoria Street Corner of Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
Drive past the Queen Victoria Market, an icon to the locals and a major landmark

Pass By: Parliament House of Victoria, Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia
See imposing Parliament House, considered to be one of the finest examples of architecture from the Victorian era anywhere in the world.

Stop At: Fitzroy Gardens, 230-298 Wellington Parade East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
Visit Fitzroy Gardens, one of the most beautiful and historic gardens in the heart of Melbourne's CBD.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cooks' Cottage, Fitzroy Gardens Wellington Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3002 Australia
Visit Cooks' Cottage, in the heart of Fitzroy Gardens, the original home of Captain James Cook’s parents (entry own expense)
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
Stroll through the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens, a little oasis in the middle of the city.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Shrine of Remembrance, St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3001 Australia
Visit the Shrine of Remembrance, a memorial to the men and women of Australia who served in the First World War. Take the stairs to the rooftop for breathtaking views of the Melbourne skyline.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Maru Koala and Animal Park, 1650 Bass Hwy, Grantville, Victoria 3984 Australia
Visit Maru Koala & Animal Park, for up close and personal encounters with Koalas, Kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils and much more.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Nobbies Centre, 1320 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
The Nobbies Centre is an ecotourism destination surrounded by boardwalks which overlook Seal Rocks, the Nobbies, and the Blowhole. View the spectacular coastal scenery abundant in marine life.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cowes Beach, The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria Australia
Cowes is the main town on Phillip Island. Enjoy a dinner stop here (own expense) in the summertime. In the winter season due to the sun setting earlier, this stop is not part of the itinerary.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade, 1019 Ventnor Rd Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
Explore the educational Phillip Island's Penguin Parade Visitor Centre, learning about the Little Penguins. Afterwards, head down to Summerland Beach to witness penguin magic. As the sun sets, watch the wild Little Penguins emerge from the sea after a hard day's fishing and waddle across the sand to their dune burrows. See the Little Penguins up close as they return to their nests to greet their young families. Consider upgrading to one of the premium viewing options (see options). In the winter season, longer time will be spent here due to the sun setting earlier and not stopping in Cowes.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Melbourne

Pass By: Departure Dr, Melbourne Airport VIC 3045, Australia
Your Short Break concludes this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Melbourne Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please call prior to booking to confirm wheelchair accessiblity
  • Most travelers can participate
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Maru Koala and Animal Park
  • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade


Exclusions
  • Flights
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - Cooks' Cottage


Duration
4 days

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