4 Day Short Break

Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road

Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road.from $790.00pp

Various Dates | Departs Melbourne

The Great Ocean Road boasts an incredibly diverse set landscapes just waiting to be explored.

Stand in awe of the dramatic rugged cliffs and rock formations of the Shipwreck Coast, which includes the 12 Apostles, as you read about the grisly history which gives the area its name.


Inclusions

  • Accomodation
  • Breakfast

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Melbourne

On arrival at Melbourne Airport, make your own way to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Mercure Welcome Melbourne (Standard) or Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne (Superior), 3 nights.

Day 2: Great Ocean Road

Journey through the lush tree-fern gullies and towering mountain-ash rainforests. The imposing Twelve Apostles loom in the distance. Survey the grandeur of this iconic site from the cliff-top and stroll along the boardwalk. See Loch Ard Gorge and discover the romantic and tragic story of love and lives lost aboard the schooner Loch Ard in 1878. Explore Port Campbell National Park and delve into the tragic history of over 50 ships wrecked along this unforgiving coastline. Travel the length of the Great Ocean Road, built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Melbourne Sights & Penguin Parade

Discover Melbourne’s famous laneways and arcades on a walking tour with a local guide. Visit Degraves Street, a popular pedestrian laneway. Explore the heritage Block Arcade and Royal Arcade. See vibrant Flinders Lane filled with boutique designers, trendy cafés and bars before arriving at Hosier Lane, famous for its graffiti-covered walls. This afternoon, travel to Phillip Island, home to an array of wildlife, including Australia’s largest fur seal colony and the endearing Little Penguins. Along the way, visit an animal park for up-close encounters with koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils and more. View spectacular coastal scenery at The Nobbies, two rocky outcrops abundant in marine life, and browse through the educational Visitor Information Centre. At sunset, watch the Little Penguins as they battle the surf and make their way to their dune burrows to feed their young.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Depart Melbourne

Your Short Break concludes this morning after breakfast. Make your own way to Melbourne Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Included Meals: Breakfast


Terms

*Terms & Conditions Apply.

Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Full booking and supplier terms and conditions apply.

Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).

All prices are in Australian Dollars based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated.

Hotels may charge resort fees or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check in.

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