Day 1Melbourne. Transfer to Hotel.
Melbourne is a great walking city, and the Free ,City Circle Tram & Melbourne Tourist bus shuttle, accords great oppertunity to explore the understated elegance of this great cosmopolitan city. Visit the Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne's oldest market and Historic landmark and feel like a Melburnian. For latest in international fashion, visit the QV &Toorak/Chapel Street, Collins & Flinders Streets. For a unique retail shopping experience, Visit the GPO. There is an array of bargain shopping at HarbourTown Factory outlets & DFO South Wharf. All these places have a huge variety of food outlets to indulge in. The Sporting buffs will love to visit: The MCG - The Melbourne Cricket Ground , Quite a Misnomer, as the grounds host not just Cricket matches, but also football. Relive more than 150 years of sporting excellence on the grand stage of this magnificent stadium. Visit the famous Long Room, MCG Library, CV Bill Lawry indoorCricket centre. Also included is entry to National Sports Musuem, and explore Australia's Rich sporting traditions and the role sports has played in the Nation's cultural & historical developments. The highlight is the 3D Theatrical experiences with Cricketing legend -Sharne Warne in "Cricket found me" and the Australian Football Star, James Hird in "Off the Bench". Visit the Eureka skyDeck- the Observation Deck located on the 88th level of Eureka Tower. For the extra tinge of Thrill , do the Edge Experience, a Glass Cube projecting 3 Meters out of the building(with you in it) , suspended 300 Meters above the ground. Purchase a Souvenir Photo for remembrance. Catch the Latest Block Buster : at IMAX Melbourne Musuem, Housing the World's 3Rd Largest Screen, and providing Australia's larges 3D Images. The dedicatedstaff are eager to deliver a premium experience, from the moments you stem through the door. Also take time to stroll around the Musuem, showcasing Australian Social History, Indigenous Cultures, Science and the Environment. Overnight at Melbourne.
Day 2 Enjoy a sumptous Breakfast at your hotel.
Head to Federation Square, Australia's most ambitious and complex Construction project : Embark on a guided, CITY CYCLE TOUR. Tour starts 10AM, duration 4 hours. See in 4 Hours, what people take days to see. Get to know, Which Italian Cyclist founded Melbourne's Little Italy, Why Melbourne was originally called "Batmania" , Learn why a stuffed kiwi horse is the number one draw card at Melbourne Musuem. Discover the Spanish Restaurant in a Scottish P ub and many such queer things about Melbourne. Included is some of the Best Coffee & Cakes at Little Italy and a delicious Lunch at Queen Victoria Market. Later Head towards Berth 5 Southgate Promenade to board, Melbourne Highlights Cruise on the River Yarra. Cruise departs every 30 Minutes, 1030 AM-2:30 PM.See the Historical Victoria Docks, one of the busiest trading ports in the Southern Hemisphere. Cruise Highlights include Southgate, World Trade Centre, Port and Docklands, Westgate Bridge, and Polly Woodside. View the wonderful scenic River Gardens and Herring Islands. Pass one of the Worlds great Botanic Gardens andMelbourne's famous sporting precinct, The National Tennis Centre, Melbourne Cricket Ground, and Olympic Park. For Dinner, visit Little Greek-Lonsdale Street for mouth-watering Grecian Delights, or to South Wharf Promenade for Great Waterside Dining ! Overnight at Melbourne
Day 3 Great Ocean road trip-
Breakfast at Hotel, and on to one of the Greatest Scenic drives/Adventure called ,Great Ocean Road. Cross the Westgate Bridge , and enjoy the scenic Drive. Stop at Bells Beach and immerse yourself in the local surfing culture. Learn the ropes of Surfing with an hours beginners lesson at Torquay. Take a Photo Stop at The Great Ocean road Memorial Arch at Eastern View. Stop at Kennet River , and make a trip into the Eucalyptus Forest to locate Koalas in their natural Habitat. With a strong Koala Population in the area, multiple sightings of this cute Marsupial is almost guaranteed. Lunch at Apollo Bay,, Follow the Great Ocean Road through the Spectacular Otway Ranges: Experience the 2 Unique Eco Experiences with Otway Fly Treetop adventures with the Selfguided Treetop Walk and the Zipline Tour. Opertunity to learn about the World's tallest flowering trees and the ancient Rainforest Specis. The Highlight of the trip is off course the : Port Campbell National Park with its awe inspiring with its Iconic Rock Formations- The 12 Apostles. Enjoy a birdeye view with a short Helicopter ride over these mesmerising natural formations ! Continue to Warrnambool, along the Coast,, The area is often c alled the Shipwreck Coast, and much of the areas rich & tragic maritime atmosphere can be captured at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Musuem. Dinner and then the other highlight of the trip: The Multi million dollar light and sound show , " Shipwrecked" . , recounts the tragic tale of the ill fatedMelbourne bound Clipper- The Loch Ard, an 18 Year old young & beautiful daughter of an Irish Doctor, a Poor but keen young Crewman. The uniqueness lies in the fact, that the Viewers are a part of the cast, with the sailing beginning with the booming call,,, CALLING PASSENGERS FOR THE LOCH ARD. Overnight at Quality Suites ,Deep Blue, Warrnambool, Victoria.
Day 4 Ballarat,
A Brief stroll around this coastal town, and we drive to "Cheese World " at Allansford, where we get to taste award winning Cheeses. Take a walk back in time at their Musuem, housing an extensive collection of Farm Equipments and everyday household items from everyday life of the Early 1900's. Onward to Ballarat, and we visit : The Ballarat Wildlife Park , Owned and operated by Greg Parker and his family. Greg's dedication to excellence,education and conservation has seen the Ballarat Wildlife Park from a small to a significant sized attraction with substantial National and International appeal. . Get to see from close , Tasmanian Devil, Tasmanian Tiger,Echinda, Reg Kangaroo, Emu , Wedge Tailed Eagle and many more. There is the reptile house with its deadly collection of snakes, Fresh Water Crocodile, Saltwater Crocodile, Alligators . Next to Australia's Foremost outdoor Musuem, Sovereign Hill. The Place recreates Ballarat's First 10 Years after the discovery of Gold here in 1851. Go Panning for Gold( What you find is yours to keep) , Join a underground Mine Tour , See the Gold Pouring demonstration where 50,000 Dollars worth of Gold is melted and transformed into a Gold Bar, Dress up in Victorian Costume, Ride a Horse Drawn Carriage or simply stroll down the History lane. Evening, Dinner and the Multi -Million Dollar Light & Sound Spectacular Show, "BLOOD ON THE SOUTHERN CROSS ". The Show recounts the story of the Eureka Rebellion, a dramatic battle between Gold Miners and Government forces on 03Dec 1854. Set under the Night Skies at Sovereign Hill, the show involves no actors, Just Voices, dazzling light and sound effects, and a stunning open air set,, Overnight at Comfort Inn, Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Victoria
Day 5 Breakfast at Hotel.
Breakfast and drive to Melbourne, for onward destination.