Melbourne itinerary 5 days
After arriving at the Melbourne International Airport, meet our representative and proceed to the hotel. Later, leave for sightseeing, including the Eureka Skydeck 88 entry to have a bird's eye view of the city, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (tour between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.), and the Melbourne Aquarium, home to thousands of aquatic animals. The evening is scheduled for a unique dining experience on board the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, a restaurant on wheels. Relish your dinner and taste the best Australian wines while cruising along the streets of Melbourne. Admire the colonial-style interiors and the friendly service. Stay overnight in Melbourne.
On day 2, post breakfast, begin driving to the Yarra Valley, a beautiful and lush valley famous for its wines. Next, indulge in wine tasting at the well-known De Bortoli Wine Estate. Afterward, continue your drive to the Mornington Peninsula, where you can indulge in several activities. First, take a walk in the lush fields and relish juicy Sunny Ridge strawberries at the peninsula field. Next, explore the beautiful Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens (a 25-acre area) - Australia's oldest and most famous hedge and circular rose maze. Finally, spend a night on the Mornington Peninsula.
After breakfast, you can opt for a tour of the Queenscliff Sorrento Ferry Service. This trip of about 40 minutes is a link between the spectacular Bellarine Peninsula and the Mornington Peninsula. Enjoy a view of this beautiful coastal region and spot the dolphins. The next attraction is Port Campbell National Park, famous for the Twelve Apostles and a collection of wave-sculpted rock formations.
Another major highlight is Loch Ard Gorge, a shipwreck from the 19th century, and the London Bridge. Take a walk along the shipwreck coast. Afterward, drive along the picturesque Great Ocean Road. After this, if you want, you can take a flight towards the bay of islands over the Twelve Apostles through the London Bridge or take a walk on the shipwreck coast up to the Cape Otway Lighthouse. Night stay in Warrnambool.
Post breakfast on day 4, begin driving towards Melbourne. On the way, take a halt to visit Ballarat, Sovereign Hill, and the Gold Museum. View the jaw-dropping collection of gold coins, artifacts, and nuggets. Continue toward Melbourne. The evening is free for the activities of your choice. Stay overnight.
Today is the last day of the tour, after a healthy breakfast. You receive an on-time transfer to the airport, where you first return the car and later board a flight for your onward journey or can opt for an extension of your vacation.