Victoria | Melbourne Experiences

PRIVATE EXCURSIONS

Private Melbourne Experience from Airport

Your private guide will meet you at Melbourne Airport and assist with luggage, then transfer you to your hotel for check-in and time to freshen up. Next, explore Melbourne city, from its stunning Treasury Building, State Parliament House and Melbourne Museum to Fitzroy's Brunswick Street and the Victorian terraces at Albert Park. Includes brunch at your leisure.

Price: $479

HD, M, T

Boroughs of Melbourne

With your private guide, uncover vibrant laneways and elegant 19th-century arcades while hearing about the characters and culture that shaped the inner city.

Price: $303

HD, T

Dinner, Tales & Cocktails: Melbourne Nightlife

On this night on the town with your charming host, meet locals sharing tales of the prohibition and its scandals with a progressive degustation menu and cocktails at exclusive hot spots.

Price: $389

HD, M, T

Foodies Journey through Mornington Peninsula

Foodies are in for a treat! Discover the concept of Paddock to Plate, beginning at a charming farm which grows and produces olives, grapes, herbs, veggies and raises sheep, chickens and fish. Spend time in the kitchen with the chef curating olives, creating handmade sausages, making mouth-watering gnocci or roasting coffee. Then enjoy the scenic vistas as you partake in your masterpieces. Later, sample wines, goat cheeses, local fruits and more.

Price: $711

FD, M, T

Melbourne City & Country Experience

Begin in Melbourne's urban neighborhoods before escaping the city to explore leading wine and produce regions, visiting a wildlife park, plus sampling local beers and wine.

Price: $503

FD, T

Mornington Peninsula & Phillip Island

This uniquely tailored experience is designed to focus on your tastes and interests. Start the day at a local wildlife park for behind-the-scenes encounters with kangaroos, koalas and other native animals. Meet with winemakers in the Mornington Peninsula for cellar door experiences and tastings, with the opportunity to savor a farm-to-plate lunch. You'll also visit Phillip Island to see the penguin parade and choose from a variety of other activities including strolling Victoria's wild southern coastline, driving to Arthur's Seat, visiting a private indigenous gallery or sampling fresh goat cheeses and pastries.

Price: $655

FD, T

Phillip Island Private Excursion

You private guided experience begins at Woolamai Beach and the Koala Conservation Center, then travel to the Nobbies to view the expansive fur seal colony up close. Conclude with a savory two-course dinner and delightful penguin parade.

Price: $514

FD, M, T

SHARED EXCURSIONS

Aboriginal Melbourne

Walk the banks of Birrarung and have the Wurundjeri's history shared through story and ritual. Visit the Koorie Heritage Trust and the National Gallery's indigenous art, plus explore community organizations and sites of significance.

Price: $389

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Cafe Culture Walk

Indulge in the amazing foodie scene and cafe culture of Melbourne, sampling tasty treats and heritage coffee palaces, while uncovering quirky insider stories along the way.

Price: $107

FD, M, T

Great Ocean Road Excursion

A spectacular coastal journey, revel in scenic views of the Surf Coast and Split Point Lighthouse, plus enjoy wildlife, a forest walk, stops at the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, and lunch in Apollo Bay.

Price: $103

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Great Ocean Road Experience

Your morning begins with tea at the Aboriginal Center, then watch the world class surfers in Torquay, home of the Rip Curl. Next, learn about the 700 different varieties of gum trees, as well as about wallabies, carnivorous snails and the early explorers. After lunch at your leisure, relish a guided walk along the Apostles, hearing stories which have granted the "Shipwreck Coast" its perilous name.

Price: $503

FD, T

Great Ocean Road Full Day Adventure

Explore the Great Ocean Road on this small group experience, visiting Split Point Lighthouse with its breathtaking views of Bass Straight. Be on the lookout for whales, dolphins, echidnas and bandicoots, then stroll the magnificent beach in Apollo Bay. In the afternoon, enjoy access to an ancient Eucalyptus forest and stroll the Twelve Apostles, Lock Ard Gorge and Shipwreck Coast.

Price: $171

FD, T

Lanes & Arcades Walking Experience

Stroll through Melbourne like a local discovering specialty shops and cafes while learning about the history and architecture that inspires.

Price: $99

HD, M

Melbourne City Excursion

Explore the city with visits to Federation Square, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Albert Park Lake, St. Kilda Beach and concluding at Eureka Tower with spectacular views.

Price: $57

HD, T

Melbourne Foodie Culture

Learn the history of the area beginning at the Immigration Museum to hear the stories of the arrivals from all over the world, lending to Victoria's unique history. Walk through the streets of Melbourne, with its people from more than 200 countries that speak more than 260 languages and follow 135 religious faiths. Be introduced to their favorite foods, architecture, triumphs and challenges. A progressive tasting meal is included.

Price: $118

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Melbourne Street Eats

Discover a world of culinary delights, cultural fusion and seasonal produce in vibrant local neighborhoods. Meet market vendors and explore kitchens, learning of the diverse culinary traditions from the people who shape it. Plus, enjoy Victorian treats and fresh coffee or tea.

Price: $389

HD, T

Mornington Peninsula Food & Wine Journey

Escape to the country, discovering the beautiful wold-class maritime wine region. This fun and informative day of sightseeing includes two premium wine tasting events and an exquisite two-course lunch at the bustling and vibrant Rare Hare restaurant overlooking the vineyards.

Price: $203

FD, M, T

Mornington Peninsula Ultimate Experience

Escape to the country, discovering everything from the famous bathing boxes, national parks, and enchanted mazes to local treats, trendy boutiques and lunch at a winery.

Price: $119

FD, M, T

Phillip Island Penguin Parade with Guided Ranger

Begin at the iconic Brighton Beach bathing boxes, then enjoy a guided walk around Moonlit Sanctuary. Delight in hand feeding kangaroos and wallabies, marvel at the rugged outcrops of the Nobbies, then relish priority seating for the renowned Penguin Parade.

Price: $141

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Phillip Island Plus Experience

Immerse in the history of the first settlers by traveling through Churchill Island before visiting the Koala Conservation Centre and Nobbies. Explore Cowes and arrive at the Penguin Parade Visitors Centre to watch little penguins parade their way home.

Price: $178

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Phillip Island with Ranger

Meet endangered species at Moonlit Sanctuary Conservation Park, watch surfers at Woolamai Beach, marvel at the fur seals in the Nobbies, then take your beachfront seat to watch the penguins march from the shore.

Price: $207

FD, T

Progressive Degustation Walk

For wine and food lovers alike, embark on an early evening walk to discover three unique restaurants where you will learn menu secrets and cellar influences along with wine and food tastings.

Price: $190

HD, M, T, 6+

Real Melbourne City Bike Adventure

Immerse in Melbourne's exciting streets, quaint parks, boutique shops, cafes, hidden laneways and multicultural neighborhoods on a relaxing ride with a knowledgeable local guide.

Price: $92

HD, M

Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight

Gently fly over the city, high over skyscrapers, parks and the Yarra River for an enchanting hot air balloon experience, followed by a champagne buffet breakfast.

Price: $404

HD, M, T

The Melbourne Experience - Foodie Indulgence Walk

Taste the best examples of Melbourne's foodie mecca, strolling through its laneways and arcades. Delight in a local connoisseur's guide of the best places to eat as you sample a plate of dumplings, coffee and sweet treats, then toast with your favorite beverage at a rooftop bar.

Price: $83

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Yarra Valley & Gin Tasting

Four Pillars Gin has been at the forefront of the recent boom in popularity of gin. Enjoy a tour of the distillery with time for tastings. Next, visit the very best of Yarra valley wineries for tastings and a two-course lunch with spectacular views.

Price: $203

HD, M, T, 17+

Yarra Valley Wine & Wildlife

Go behind the scenes at Healesville Sanctuary with a personal ranger, and enjoy meeting, feeding and petting your favorite cuddly creatures. Continue on to Yarra Valley to go chat with wine makers and sample the region's best local wines. Conclude the day with a tour of a gin distillery that utilizes Australian botanicals to produce some of the world's best gins.

Price: $503

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Yarra Valley Wineries

For the true connoisseur or wine enthusiast, experience private tastings of unique foods, wines and cheeses, plus a delectable vineyard lunch.

Price: $115

FD, M, T

BEHIND THE LETTERS | FD: Full-day, 7+ hours | HD: Half-day, 3 - 6 hours | M: Meals included | T: Transfers included | + This age and over welcome

Please ask us for details when booking. Age and weight restrictions may apply; times may vary and may include transportation time. Certain activities might not be suitable for all ages or health conditions. Activities may be available only on certain days of the week. As to activities where alcohol is served, age restrictions may apply. To ensure access to the most in-demand experiences, please book in advance. Prices are per person; private excursions are based on double occupancy based on maximum two participants. Prices are valid for select travel. As to activities where alcohol is served, age restrictions may apply. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Please ask your Destination Specialist about availability of excursions and COVID-19 health and safety protocols. Clients are responsible for adhering to all government and supplier mandates and guidelines. Not responsible for errors or omissions. Images copyright: Tourism Australia.

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