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Victoria

Hugging the tip of the Australian east coast, Victoria is Australia’s second-smallest state. Packed into such a compact area is a wealth of diverse regional areas and attractions, from sweeping coastline and pristine beaches to picturesque wineries and national parks teeming with wildlife.

11 Day Melbourne, Cairns & Sydney

Duration: 11 Days (10 Nights)
$2439

Combining unique cosmopolitan cities, inspiring natural wonders, coral reefs, wine country, local wildlife and a […]

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12 Day East Coast Adventure

Duration: 12 Days (11 Nights)
$4195

Travel along the diverse and spectacular east coast of Australia. Experiences include stunning tropical islands, […]

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13 Day Australian Highlights

Duration: 13 Days (12 Nights)
$5095

AAT Kings’ fully escorted 13 day Highlights of Australia includes the city sights of Melbourne, […]

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15 Day Australia and New Zealand Panorama

Duration: 13 Days (12 Nights)
$4925

This fully escorted 13 days Australia & NZ Panorama visits the city sights of Auckland, […]

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15 Day Discover Australia

Duration: 15 Days (14 Nights)
$2948

Combining unique cosmopolitan cities, inspiring natural wonders, coral reefs, wine country, local wildlife and a […]

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17 Day Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand

Duration: 17 Days (16 Nights)
$6325

Join this professional guided tour showcasing the best that New Zealand and Australia has to […]

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21 Day Discover New Zealand & Australia

Duration: 21 Days (20 Nights)
$5115

Combine New Zealand and Australia on this 21 day in-depth independent package. Visit the well […]

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24 Day Highlights of Australia & New Zealand

Duration: 22 Days (21 Nights)
$8450

Only our best Tour Directors are selected to escort this premium tour of Australia and […]

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Perth to Melbourne and the including the Indian Pacific

Duration:
$Pricing on request

Explore Australia from Coast to Coast with the famous Indian Pacific. Combining unique cosmopolitan cities, […]

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Tastes of Southern Australia

Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights)
$4375

From Sydney to Canberra to Melbourne to Adelaide. This tour leaves no stone unturned – […]

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Ultimate Aussie Adventure

Duration: 27 Days (26 Nights)
$4435

The biggest, baddest tour of Australia on the planet! This comprehensive aussie adventure takes you […]

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West to East and the Great Barrier Reef including the Indian Pacific

Duration: 19 Days (18 Nights)
$5699

Explore Australia from Coast to Coast with the famous Indian Pacific. Combining unique cosmopolitan cities, […]

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Great Ocean Road

Drive Victoria's Great Ocean Road, home to the world class surf at Bells Beach and the craggy limestone spires of the Twelve Apostles. This dramatic region also offers fishing villages, migrating whales, shipwrecks, golden beaches, rainforests and national parks. Tackle the Great Ocean Walk or drive the Great Southern Touring Route between Melbourne and Adelaide.

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Melbourne

A packed agenda of food, wine, sports and arts is your introduction to the best of Melbourne – from its creative, exciting city centre, to its buzzing neighbourhood hubs. It's the gateway to Victoria's world-class wineries, natural springs, peninsulas, spectacular coastline and alpine villages. Discover more when you play Melbourne.

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Phillip Island

Iconic wildlife and family fun, stunning white beaches and hi-octane motor sports, you'll find it all on a seaside holiday at Phillip Island, just 90 minutes from Melbourne. See little penguins and sleepy koalas, teach the kids to swim on a quiet bay beach, and soak up all the action at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix.

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Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is home to more than 80 wineries, ranging from small, family-owned operations to large estates. The region is renowned for producing Australia's finest pinot noir and sparkling wine, along with a range of other cool-climate wines. It was Victoria's first planted wine region back in 1838. The region is known for its fresh produce including freshwater salmon, trout and caviar, organically grown fruit and vegetables and handmade cheeses and preserves. Follow one of the many self-drive wine trails and fill your picnic hamper on the Yarra Valley Food Trail or at the many huge, fresh food markets.

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Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is known as Australia’s most stylish city, with a passion for food and wine, a vibrant arts scene and home to the nation’s major events and festivals.

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Top 10 Things to See and Do:

  1. Explore Melbourne’s laneways and uncover some of the city’s best restaurants, bars, boutiques and galleries
  2. Melbourne is a melting pot of cuisine and a dining experience is not to be missed; from Chinatown to Michelin star chefs, there is something for everyone’s tastes
  3. As the events capital of Australia, Melbourne has a year round calendar of world class sporting and cultural events, including the Australian Open every January
  4. Explore the beaches of the Mornington Peninsula and the quaint seaside towns of Sorrento and Portsea
  5. In the picturesque Yarra Valley, sample some of Australia’s finest Chardonnay, Syrah (or Shiraz as the locals call it!) and Pinot Noir.
  6. Visit Phillip Island, home of the world famous Penguin Parade and other native wildlife attractions
  7. Self-drive Australia’s most dramatic coastline, the Great Ocean Road, and witness the rugged splendor of the 12 Apostles that rise up majestically from the Southern Ocean
  8. Take time out to visit Daylesford and relax and rejuvenate in the famous spa waters, luxury accommodation and delicious local food and wine.
  9. Take an Aboriginal Heritage Walk at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne for a traditional and contemporary experience of this ancient culture
  10. Step back into the Gold Rush Era and watch the hustle and bustle of an 1850s gold mining settlement at Sovereign Hill

Travel Tips:

The Great Southern Touring Route takes in The Great Ocean Road, The Grampians and Daylesford in a self-drive touring loop from Melbourne. Allow a minimum of five days.

Weather/ Climate: (Please fill in following chart)

Season: Temperature Range (Celsius)  Seasonal Comments
Summer (December to February) 14°C to 25°C Warm to hot days, mild evenings
Fall (March to May) 11°C to 20°C Mild days, cool evenings
Winter (June to August) 7°C to 14°C Cool to brisk days and evenings
Spring (September to November) 10°C to 20°C Cool to mild days, cool evenings
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