Enjoy the antics of the world’s smallest penguins at fascinating Phillip Island. The sight of Australia’s largest fairy penguin colony emerging from the surf and waddling up the beach with food for their young brings howls of delight from an enthralled crowd.
Cost: $175 pp.
Includes: Transport, entry to Koala Conservation Centre, Penguin Parade with Penguin Plus Viewing Platform, guide, GST
Times: 1.30pm to 9.30pm.
Travel through to the north-east of Melbourne through the rolling hills of the Yarra Valley to the Healesville Sanctuary, home to more than 200 species of native animals in a natural bush setting. Spend the morning at this outstanding facility before arriving at Yering Station for lunch in their light filled restaurant. The day concludes at De Bortoli with a wonderful selection of cheeses that will be matched to their estate range of wines.
Cost: $220 pp.
Includes: Transport, entry to the Healesville Sanctuary, wine tasting, main course a la carte lunch, glass of wine & coffee at Yering Station, wine tasting with cheese at De Bortoli, guide, GST.
Times: 8.30am to 6.30pm.
Imagine a road that hugs the side of sheer cliffs, where the native bushland meets the blue waters of the Southern Ocean. Experience the temperate rainforest that features fern gullies and giant myrtle trees as well as koalas in the wild and the spectacular coastline that’s home to the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and the Razorback.
Cost: $130 pp.
Includes: Transport, lunch, entry to the Port Campbell National Park, guide, GST.
Times: 7.30am to 7.00pm.
Visit the beautiful Yarra Valley and enjoy tastings at De Bortoli, Yering Station, Medhurst, Domaine Chandon and Coldstream Hills. Appreciate why this region enjoys such a high profile with its world class production of sparkling and table wines and outstanding food.
Cost: $205 pp.
Includes: Transport, all wine tastings, glass of sparkling and guided tour at Domaine Chandon, lunch, glass of wine & coffee at Yering Station, cheese platter with tasting at De Bortoli, guide, GST.
Times: 8.30am to 6.30pm.
Described as a ‘comprehensive highlight of Melbourne’, this tour is a must for any visitor to the city. Take a look at Melbourne’s past by learning about Aboriginal history, the settlement of Melbourne and early colonial life. The tour is a highlight of cultural aspects of modern day Melbourne. Venture through Melbourne’s laneways and arcades, discovering street art, music & café culture as well as some opulent and sometimes controversial rchitecture. Sports, art projects and immigration history are also covered in the walk.
Cost: $50 pp.
Includes: Guided city walk, coffee, GST.
Times: 1.00pm to 4.00pm.