8 Days

8D6N MELBOURNE + REGIONAL FARM GATE
TRAILS SELF DRIVE PACKAGE

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

  • 2 night accommodation @ Yarra Valley
  • 1 night accommodation @ Phillip Island
  • 1 night accommodation @ Mornington Peninsula
  • 2 night accommodation @ Melbourne City
  • Entrance to Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre & Churchill Heritage Farm
  • Entrance + Tractor Tour @ Rayners Stone Fruit Orchard
  • Queen Victoria Market – Foodies Dream Tour
  • 5 days Hertz Car Rental base on 1.8L Toyota Corolla or similar
  • One way SIC transfer from hotel to Melbourne Airport

ITINERARY

DAY 01
SINGAPORE – MELBOURNE
  • Depart Singapore for your flight to Australia – Melbourne.
DAY 02
MELBOURNE – YARRA VALLEY (APROX: 65KM)
  • Pick up rental car @ Melbourne International Airport.
  • Leave Melbourne Airport and heads towards The Dandenongs Ranges. Enjoy driving through fern tree gullies and quaint villages of Olinda and Sassafras before arriving in Yarra Glen – heart of Yarra Valley wine country.
  • Experience a real slice of Australia at Healesville Sanctuary, where you’ll see Australia’s native flora and fauna at their best (Own expense).
  • Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, where you can sample many different varieties of chocolates and handcrafted truffles. (Free entrance).
Yarra Valley Lodge or similar.
DAY 03
YARRA VALLEY
  • Enjoy a sunrise hot air ballooning over the rolling vineyards (own expense).
  • Seasonal Event: Tesselaar Tulip Festival – During spring time The Dandenongs bursts into spectacular colours. Enjoy many picture perfect moments amid the arrays of colourful tulips in full bloom. (valid: Mid Sep – Early Oct).
  • Check out Rayner’s Stonefruit Orchards, where you can hand pick seasonal fruits.
  • Some good winery as a suggestion for lunch or wine tasting: De Bortoli Yarrra Valley Estate, Fergusson Winery & Restaurant, Rochford, Balgownie Estate and many more.
Yarra Valley Lodge or similar.
DAY 04
YARRA VALLEY – PHILLIP ISLAND (APROX: 150KM)
  • Journey down south toward Phillip Island.
  • Churchill Island – Explore this historic landmark and see the local sheep shearing & working dogs in action.
  • Enjoy close encounters with koalas as you stroll along the treetop boardwalk @ The Koala Conservation Centre.
  • Indulge in sweet delights at Panny’s Amazing World of Chocolates, where you can see chocolate waterfall or create your own chocolate bar (own expense).
  • See the Nobbies & Seal Rocks – Watch the behaviour of the seals from the free camera viewing point (Free entrance).
  • Catch the nightly parade of Little Penguins, as they emerge from the surf after a day’s fishing and waddle back to their burrows.
Phillip Island Apartment or similar.
DAY 05
PHILLP ISLAND – MORNINGTON PENINSULA (APROX: 110KM)
  • Amaze N Things – An interactive world of illusions, puzzles and challenges (own expense).
  • Leave Phillip Island via Bass Highway.
  • Pick your own strawberries (Nov-Apr) or indulge in homemade strawberry ice-cream at the Sunny Ridge Strawberry farm.
  • Choose from more than 50 boutique wineries and vineyard restaurants that showcase the region’s fresh local produce.
  • Unwind and be rejuvenated by the therapeutic waters of the Peninsula Hot Spring.
Best Western Brooklands OR the Flinders Hotel.
DAY 06
MORNINGTON PENINSULA - MEKBOURNE (APROX: 75KM)
  • Lose yourself at the Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens, experience the oldest and most famous hedge maze in Australia (own expense).
  • Marvel at the breathtaking bay views, stroll along the beach and be impressed by the famous Brighton bathing boxes.
  • Return rental car back @ Melbourne downtown office (Office opening hours till 4.30pm).
The Swanston Hotel Melbourne Grand Mercure or similar.
DAY 07
MELBOURNE
  • Queen Victoria Market Foodies Dream Tour – Learn more about the history of the 130 year old site and discover Melbourne’s evolving food culture. 2 hours tours includes generous food samples, coffee, seasonal recipe cards written by some of Melbourne’s top chef (own transfer to market).
  • Free and easy day to explore Melbourne City.
The Swanston Hotel Melbourne Grand Mercure or similar.
DAY 08
MELBOURNE – SINGAPORE
  • SIC Transfer from Hotel to Melbourne Airport for flight back home.
  • The above itinerary is a suggested self drive route, please refer to above package inclusion for actual content inclusion.

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7 Days

7D5N BEST OF MELBOURNE (AMEL7)

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

  • Overnight stay in Philip island
  • Maru Koala & Animal Park
  • Panny’s Amazing World of Chocolate
  • Churchill Island Heritage Farm
  • Nobbies
  • Penguin Parade
  • Amaze n Things
  • Ashcombe Maze N Lavender Gardens
  • Unique Experience: Peninsula Hot Spring
  • Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm
  • Queen Victoria Market
  • South Wharf DFO Outlet Shopping
  • Italian Dinner @ Lygon Street
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train Experience
  • Lunch @ The Cuckoo Restaurant
  • Unique Experience: Rayners Orchard Guide Tour
  • Unique Experience: Yarra valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
  • Dinner @ TGI Friday
  • Lobster Dinner @ Philip Island

ITINERARY

DAY 01
SINGAPORE - Melbourne
  • Welcome to a unique experience!
  • Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your pleasant flight to Australia – Melbourne.
Meals on Board.
DAY 02
Melbourne - Phillip Island
  • Welcome to Melbourne.
  • Start our tour to Phillip Island.
  • Brighton Bathing Boxes - Photo Stop!
  • Warrook Farm Tour - Experience a range of hands on activities and demonstrations at Warrook, a genuine Aussie farm experience! You can bottle feed baby calves, learn how to milk a cow, learn the art of whip cracking, see the working dog round up sheep and watch sheep shearing in the 1887 shearing shed. You can also feed kangaroos and view Australian and other wildlife in the Warrook Fauna Park.
  • A Maze N Things - Enjoy unique and interactive puzzles, games and illusions for all ages.
  • Dynasty Unique Experience: ‘Nobbies ‘Antarctic Journey’ - Take a virtual journey into the wonderful world of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica and engage with the many interactive and immersive experiences in this exhibition. Feel the Freeze as you enter the Antarctic ‘Chill Zone’ or check out the sea spider under a microscope. Lastly, thanks to the cutting edge ‘augmented reality’ technology, you will be able to stand on an ice floe and feel like you can reach out to pat a penguin, stroke a seal or marvel at a whale which all appear on the screen with you. If time permits, you can also walk along the boardwalk to see blowholes and Phillip Island rugged coastline.
  • Dynasty Unique Experience: Proceed to the famous Penguin Parade (Plus) - The NEW Penguins Plus viewing platform offers you the unprecedented, up close viewing of the little penguins as they make their way along the most popular penguin pathway back to their sand burrows.
  • Overnight in Phillip Island.
BBQ Lunch / Lobster Dinner.
DAY 03
Phillip Island - Mornington Peninsula - Melbourne
  • Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm - Explore the fields and taste the essence of Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm at the largest producer of strawberries in Australia. Picking of strawberries is seasonal (Strawberry picking only valid from Nov 16 - Mar 17).
  • Dynasty Unique Experience: Enchanted Adventure Garden - Immerse yourself in a wonderland of Hedge Mazes and artistic garden design. Featuring three hedge mazes, four giant tube slides, 20 themed gardens, an outdoor sculpture park and an indoor three-dimensional maze, this beautiful outdoor adventure park has something for everyone.
  • Enjoy retail therapy at the South Wharf DFO Outlet.
Continental Breakfast - DIY / Western Dinner.
DAY 04
Melbourne
  • Melbourne City Sightseeing: State Parliament Buildings, Shrine of Remembrance, Federation Square, Arts Centre, Yarra River, Fitzroy Garden & St Patrick Cathedral.
  • Visit Queen Victoria Market* - Market famous for its fresh local produce, handicraft markets, streets performances as well as souvenirs (*Markets closed: Every Monday & Wednesday).
Breakfast / Chinese Dinner.
DAY 05
Melbourne – Yarra Valley - Melbourne
  • Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery - FREE chocolate tasting! Watch the Belgian and French chocolatiers handcraft over 150 different chocolate varieties.
  • Healesville Sanctuary - World-renowned as the best place to see Australian wildlife in their natural habitat. The Sanctuary offers a distinctly Australian setting for visitors to experience unique close-up encounters with some of Australia’s unique and endearing wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, birds of prey and platypus.
  • Rayners Orchard and Peach Cafe - Go on the tractor fruit tasting tour through the groves of stone fruit trees with the orchard guide. Sample different varieties of seasonal fruits.
    (Passengers would also have the opportunity to hand pick the seasonal fruit to bring home - own expense (a) A$5 per box)
  • Dynasty Unique Experience: Cherry Hill Orchards - Australia’s largest pick your own cherry orchard where visitors can pick their own sweet, juicy cherries fresh from the tree. During the month of September, visitors can explore the orchard in blossom too (Picking only starts from Mid November and finishes by mid January. You can also purchase cherries at $10 per kg) (Blossom Festival runs from mid September to early October).
  • Hop onboard Australia’s oldest operating steam locomotive - The Puffing Billy (This sights will be replaced by Cherry Hill Orchard when Blossom Festival and Cherry picking is available).
  • Journey back to Melbourne City.
Breakfast / Lunch / Western Dinner.
DAY 06
Melbourne
  • Free day.
  • Suggested optional activities – Full day coach tour to Great Ocean Road to see the world’s famous Twelve Apostle as well as the most dramatic coastal scenery.
Breakfast.
DAY 07
Melbourne - SINGAPORE
  • Transfer to Melbourne Airport for flight back home.
  • We hope you had an enjoyable vacation with Dynasty Travel and we look forward to bring you to your next holiday destination.
Breakfast.
  • Tour sequence is subjected to change with or without prior notice.
  • In the event of some Australia public holidays, some attractions may be closed or operate for only half day. As such there will be other arrangement made to visit all the affected attractions or replaced with other alternatives.

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