7 Day Southeast VIC7 Day • Melbourne - Yarra Valley - Philip Island - Mornington Peninsula
Yering Gorge Cottages
Rooftop Bar, Melbourne, Victoria
Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Yering Gorge Cottages
Flinders Street Station, Melbourne
7 Day Southeast VIC
7 Day Self-Drive - Melbourne - Yarra Valley - Philip Island - Mornington Peninsula
This 7-day journey takes you through some spectacular coastal, cultural, and wildlife experiences! Departing from Melbourne and onto the stunning wine region of Yarra Valley, spend time enjoying the food and wines of the region. Other experiences include Phillip Island’s penguin parade and the Mornington Peninsula a natural playground within an hour of Melbourne. This holiday captures some of Victoria’s best of nature and wildlife!
VALID FOR TRAVEL: 01 Feb – 31 Mar 2022
- Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy. Subject to availability.
- Package Includes:
- 2 nights’ accommodation in Melbourne, 2 nights’ accommodation in Yering, 1 night accommodation in Cowes, 1 night accommodation in Mornington Peninsula, small-group Penguin Tour, car rental and all taxes & fees.
- Note: the mandatory Australian Travel Visa is included in the price
Included in your trip
EXCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP
WHERE WILL YOU VISIT?
- Yarra Valley
- Phillip Island
- Mornington Peninsula
- Penguin Parade
- Yering Gorge Cottages
- Bathing Boxes
Arrive in and Depart from Melbourne
7 Day Adventure
Day 1: Arrive Melbourne
Collect your rental car from the airport and take a short drive to your hotel where you will check in for 2 nights. The balance of your day is at leisure.
Day 2: Day at Leisure
Day at leisure today. We recommend walking through the city’s hidden laneways to discover quaint shops, cafes and restaurants, walk around the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens, tour the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Day 3: Yarra Valley
Drive to Yering in the Yarra Valley where you will check into your hotel, The Yering Gorge Cottages, for 2 nights. The balance of your day is at leisure.
Day 4: Day at Leisure
Day at leisure today. We recommend visiting Healesville Sanctuary, home to 200 unique Australian species or taking a rail journey aboard Puffing Billy, Australia’s premier preserved steam railway.
Day 5: Phillip Island & The Ultimate Adventure Penguin Tour
Drive to Cowes where you will check in to your hotel for 1 night.
In the evening, you will join a tour group and be taken to a beautiful secluded beach away from the traditional Penguin Parade to experience the sunset return of the Little Penguins to their sand dune burrows for an exclusive penguin viewing experience. There is no lighting or infrastructure; just you and nature. Escorted by a Nature Park ranger, small groups of up to 10 see their own private Penguin Parade. Utilizing night vision scopes and special ranger commentary through personalized headsets, this tour is the best wild penguin viewing experience in Australia!
Day 6: Mornington Peninsula
Drive to Mornington Peninsula where you will check into your hotel for 1 night. The balance of your day is at leisure and there is much to explore on the peninsula from seaside walks, wineries or perhaps a game of golf.
Day 7: Melbourne
Drive to Melbourne Airport and we suggest a stop at the iconic Brighton Bathing Boxes along the way. Drop off your rental car at the airport this afternoon… why not stay longer?
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