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Best of Melbourne


Explore Melbourne’s great galleries, restaurants, gardens and arcades at your leisure. Plus enjoy must-see sightseeing on the spectacular Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island, where you can watch those adorable little penguins coming ashore every night!


Best of Melbourne City Stay with Sightseeing – 6 Days

This independent City Stay gives you plenty of time to explore Melbourne at your leisure, as well as a guided introduction to the city. But we couldn’t have you going home without experiencing more of Victoria, so we’ve included sightseeing that covers the states must-see sites.

See famous Bells Beach on your trip to the Surf Coast and enjoy one of the world’s great drives along the Great Ocean Road to the majestic monoliths of the Twelve Apostles. Another incredible day takes you to Phillip Island, where you get to discover the spectacular coastal views before watching one of nature’s cutest shows when little penguins waddle ashore at dusk!

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 5 nights Mercure Melbourne Albert Park, or similar
  • Guided sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Great Ocean Road & Phillip Island tours
  • Half Day City Tour
  • Hotel pick-ups & drop-off on day tours
  • 2 lunches, 2 morning teas
  • Entry fees & local taxes

Departs Daily:

2020 & 2021 – year-round

Note: Blackout dates apply from 20 October to 8 November, 2020 (AFL Grand Final & Melbourne Cup week). Prices may vary depending on your departure date and are subject to confirmation by the local operators.

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Click here to view or download a copy of the brochure. The brochure includes more details and the full itinerary (where applicable).

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Upgrade to central Atlantis Hotel for an extra $100 per person. 5-star hotel options are also available.

Ask us today about staying at other properties or adding more services. We are happy to design a holiday that will suit you best.

Travelling Solo?

Please contact us for rates for single travellers.

Booking Conditions:

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read Australia & New Zealand Travel Company’s Terms & Booking Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

How to Book

To make a booking please call Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@anztravelco.com.

You can also select a trip and request it via this website – please make sure you enter the quantity for the number of people travelling. In the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page, please add your preferred departure date plus any other information that will help us process your booking, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request, but your booking is pending and no place is being held. Your booking status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

Itinerary & Booking Info

Travel Style

Independent with Sightseeing tours



Day 01 – Melbourne
Arrival and own transfer to your hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure.

Day 02 – The Great Ocean Road
Enjoy the views of the city and Port Phillip Bay as you cross the Westgate Bridge. You will pass through Geelong on the way to the Surf Coast and the world's premier surfing spot of Bells Beach. Continuing along the Great Ocean Road is a highlight in itself, your informative commentary will entertain as you absorb the truly amazing coastal scenery. Plenty of photo opportunity stops are made along this scenic road. A stop will be made at Kennett River township to locate local koalas in their native habitat. Then it's onto to Apollo Bay for a lunch stop. Your tour then continues through the spectacular Otway Ranges, here you have the opportunity to walk through the cool temperate rainforest. Then it's on to Port Campbell National Park and it's iconic array of rock formations. You will be awestruck by the majestic monoliths of the Twelve Apostles before returning back to Melbourne. Lunch included.

Day 03 – Melbourne
Enjoy your day at leisure.

Day 04 – Phillip Island
You will travel through the city's south-eastern suburbs and through the fertile farming lands of the Gippsland region. Enjoy a visit to a boutique regional winery in the Gippsland Hills which not only provides a wonderful range of gourmet produce, but also has outstanding views. You will also have a tutored wine tasting. Meet the friendly locals at the famous Koala Conservation Centre and enjoy spectacular coastal views at the Nobbies. These are rugged rocky outcrops abundant in marine life and Seal Rocks, the home of Australia's largest population of fur seals. Then it's onwards to the main event, to view one of nature's greatest shows as the world's smallest penguins waddle ashore after spending the day fishing. Finally, explore the Visitor's Centre before heading back to Melbourne. Lunch included.

Day 05 – Melbourne
Enjoy your day at leisure.

Day 06 – City tour, Eureka tower
Leave for a half day tour and discover this city which is the home to the Australian Open Tennis, Australian rules football, the Melbourne Cup and for a short time Australia's capital. Melbourne is known for its gardens, restaurants, cafes and markets, arcades and laneways, galleries, the arts and its relaxed elegant charm. Inhabited by peoples from all corners of the globe its cosmopolitan people give generously and share passionately in the riches of this dynamic and elegant city. Then, visit the Eureka tower before your tour comes to an end.

Please note: The day by day descriptions published are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, road conditions, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client’s benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard.

How to Book

Bookings can be made by calling Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or send email to reservations@anztravelco.com.

Online booking requests may also be submitted via this website by selecting a trip. Please make sure you include your preferred departure date in the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page.

Bookings are pending and not confirmed until you receive a status update from a Australia & NZ Travel Company consultant.


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