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.
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.
Round of they day, with a stylish and Romantic dinner on : The Colonial Tram Car Restaurant. Enjoy a 5 Course dinner and drink the very best of Australian Wine from the fully stocked Bar at an ALL INCLUSIVE PRICE. All this , while the Tram Car Cruises the scenic streets of Melbourne. Later try your hands at the Huge Crown Casino, 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
Pub 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 !
Looking for a Night out, Melbourne has an Eclectic Night life with numerous Bars, Pubs, and Jazz Clubs hidden away all around.
Overnight at Melbourne
Day 3 Visiting the Regions- Morington Peninsula
Breakfast at the Hotel, and head towards Morington Peninsula, about 60 Minutes drive from Melbourne. Check in for a Swim with the Dophins with Moonrakers for incredible colorful ,varied and intriguing Marine Life. Lunch at Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove , where an Epicurean Journey awaits you- with the best in Regional Wine,, but then Montalto is not just Wine- an outstanding permanent outdoor sculpture collection, an Olive grove producing the best Olive Oil, the Wetlands and a lake, make it a wonderful sanctuary for Local water birds. Later , indulge in some serious pampering at Peninsula Hot Springs , Australia's first and finest natural hot mineral springs and Spa. Private baths under the Trees,Tranquil spaces, and an array of Spa Treatments to Revitalise the Body, Mind & Spirit. In The evening, Moonlit Sanctuary- A lantern lit evening tour is an irrestible draw. See many Native animals, most ctive at Night . A good chance to see some almost extinct animals like Eastern Quolls, Red-bellied Pademelons and Southern Bettongs. Kangaroos, Dingoes, Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Colorful Parrots, also live at this award winning sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at Woodman Estate, Morington Peninsula , a small country House Hotel, an utterly luxurious and indulgent accommodation.
Day 4 Luxurious Breakfast on the Lakeside Terrace at Woodman and off to Philip Islands.
Visit a Maze N Things, with its mystifying Giant Purple Tap, floating in mid Air. Try the scary jump, solving the puzzling check board puzzles, the illusion room and many other Crazy things. Sanity returns at the Peaceful- Koala Conservation centre, where you get to see a Koala right up close in its own environment. The enthusiastic and committed volunteers at the centre are happy to fill you in on the Queerness of this Furry Animals, how though known as "Bears", they are actually Marsupials , how they have 2 thumbs on their front paws, how they feed only on Eucalyptus leaves and that too a very few variety, how they spend a major part of their life sleeping, ,,, Lunch at , Panny's Amazing World of Chocolates, where you can find a life size statue of David, made of Chocolate, and where you can make your own chocolate. Onward to Nobbies, for stunning Coastal Views, and for a first hand view of Australia's largest Wild fur Seal colony , board the Seal Watching Cruise to the Seal Rocks , lying 2 KMs off the rugged south west coast of Philip Islands. See the King Seal, lording over its Harem of a bevy of lady seals. Early dinner at one of the numerous eateries at Philip Island. Try the Italian Restaurant or if nostalgic about Indian food, try the Cowes Tandoori Indian Restaurant. end the day with visiting the awe inspiring natural spectacle of hundreds of Penguins returning from work at dusk to their burrows at the Penguin Parade. Join a smallgroup of 10 People, accompanied by a Ranger to a secluded portion of the beach for a truly unique Wildlife Experience. Overnight at Ramada Resort , Cowes, Philip Island.
Day 5 Breakfast at Hotel.
Breakfast at one of the numerours Cafes.,, and onward to Melbourne,, for onward destination.