Tour the highlights of Melbourne from its gardens to its famous shopping precincts, cultural icons and Melburnian lifestyle. City fringe inner suburbs offer a treasure trove of vintage finds, boutiques and eclectic eateries.
Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens
Tour through the relatively new Docklands waterfront development
Travel along bayside suburbs of Port Melbourne, St Kilda, Elwood and Brighton
Refreshment stop in trendy Acland Street in St Kilda, photo stop at Brighton Beach
So completely Australian - unique in the world. Every evening at dusk the Little Penguins come home from the sea at Phillip Island. From the waves - across the beach - to the sand dunes - the Little Penguins can almost be touched as they waddle to their burrows.
Visit Phillip Island Nature Park - natural home for koalas, seals, shearwaters, Penguins
The Nobbies - a rugged rocky outcrop where you may spot Little Penguins' homes
Explore the Visitor's Information Centre, learn about the life of the Little Penguins
A tour designed for those with an appreciation of fine Australian wines. From the charm of the Blue Dandenongs and Puffing Billy, tour to the picturesque Yarra Valley wine growing region where you will have ample opportunities to sample Australian wines.
Visit Fergusson's Winery, Rochford Wines, Dominique Portet - a boutique family owned winery
Ride on Puffing Billy steam train through native forest from Belgrave to Menzies Creek
Spit roast lunch with wine at Fergusson's Winery as guest of Louise Fergusson
Enjoy chocolate tastings, observe European chocolatiers at work
Ride on Australia's most notable narrow gauge railway through the spectacular Blue Dandenong Ranges with Bellbirds and Kookaburras echoing the steam train's whistle. Take in the beauty of Sherbrooke Forest and visit the quaint mountain village of Sassafras.
Visit Sherbrook Forest - heart of the Dandenongs; tall eucalypts, kookaburras and bellbirds
Meet the locals at Grants Picnic Ground ... colourful Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots
Enjoy an Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers
Visit Sassafras known for its local craft and antiques
Gold - 1850 - The world focussed on Ballarat as the cry 'Gold' echoed around the globe. People from all nations poured into Ballarat to seek a fortune, many found the real Australia and decided to make this great land their home. Today, you too can capture the excitement of these bawdy times as you visit the scene of revolt, rebellion and the emergence of democracy at Eureka and Sovereign Hill - Ballarat.
Entrance fees to Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum
Red Hill Mine tour
Free Wi-Fi on coach
Complimentary GPS commentary in Japanese & Mandarin
Enjoy all the features of our Sovereign Hill Tour as well as visiting the Ballarat Wildlife Park. The Ballarat Wildlife Park is a high standard, well-planned fauna reserve affording
excellent opportunities to 'mix' with native
Tour through Ballarat, taking in its period buildings and history
Ballarat Wildlife Park home to a host of native Australian animals including Patrick, wombat
Feed free range Kangaroos, Meet cute cuddly Koalas, Goannas and giant Lizards
At Sovereign Hill experience the authentic recreation of an 1850's gold mining town
Dramatic - powerful - dangerous and majestic. How
can words describe some of the world's most impressive coastline? Your day with us extend from golden sandy beaches to the stark brutality of wave-torn cliffs backed by mountain ranges reaching skywards from the sea.
Spectacular coastal views along the Great Ocean Road
Huge stone monoliths of the Twelve Apostles from the boardwalk lookout
Stops at Loch Ard Gorge, Island Arch, Port Campbell
Stop at picturesque Apollo Bay for lunch (own expense)