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Romantic Melbourne & Surrounds Self Drive

Romantic Melbourne & Surrounds Self Drive

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Tour Type Customized Holidays Tour Code #SHAU25

Set out on a roamntic road trip from Melbourne with your loved one on this Self drive tour to the hidden jewels of Yarra Valley, Philip Island and Mornington Peninsula.

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Holiday Experiences

  • Self Drive to Yarra Valley
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
  • Penguins General Viewing & EcoBoat Adventure

Your Itinerary

Day 1

Melbourne - Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Welcome to Australia. Arrive at Melbourne airport and proceed for your transfer to the hotel. Melbourne has a wonderful blend of architectural heritage, modern skyscrapers, vibrant cafes, fabulous restaurants, colourful parklands and beautiful waterways. You have the rest of the day at leisure to explore the beautiful city of Melbourne on your own. In the evening make your own way to Make your own way to Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, the Southern Hemisphere’s only Giant Observation Wheel, for a view like no other and an experience you’ll never forget. You can visit the Crown casino and entertainment complex for numerous restaurants, cafes & shops. Overnight stay at Melbourne.
Peak season surcharges will be applicable during Christmas, New Year and other fairs ,Festivals and Events.
Day 2

Melbourne – Self Drive to Yarra Valley (Approximately 1 hour)

It's time to hit the road for the Yarra Valley, an easy drive less than an hour east of the city. Rolling hills laced with grape vines whet the appetite for vineyard visiting and wine tasting. Head to Healesville Sanctuary, stopping at farm gates to buy local produce for a picnic in the sanctuary's Aussie bush setting. Before you know it you'll be staring into the snarling jaws of a Tasmanian Devil, peering at a joey in its mother's pouch, or frolicking with the monotremes at Tales From Platypus Creek. The photographic opportunities are endless. Visit Yarra Valley chocolaterie and ice creamery to enjoy abundant free chocolate tastings. Watch our European Chocolatiers hand craft over 250 different chocolate products. Indulge in a delicious selection of ice creams. Overnight in Yarra Valley
Day 3

Yarra Valley and Dandenong ranges – Self Drive to Phillip Island (140 kms; Approx 2 hours)

This morning, pick up your self drive car and commence your drive to Philip Island, favorite destination for lovers of nature. Along the way we suggest you to stop at the Puffing Billy Steam railway to ride the historic steam train. Phillip Island is the home of the Fairy Penguins. At dusk, they emerge from the surf, completely ignoring the thousands of curious onlookers. The island has a major wildlife reserve where you can see koalas, fur seals, pelicans, mutton-birds and various other sea birds. On the way make a brief stop at Panny’s Chocolate Factory, where you have the opportunity to buy chocolates and view the manufacturing process.
Later drive to either Cowes jetty or Rhyll jetty to board your Wild Ocean Eco boat tour. Experience the thrill of a high speed 90 minute boat ride along Phillip Island's rugged and spectacular coastline to enjoy an up close encounter with one of Australia's largest colonies of fur seals. Immerse yourself in a spectacular multimedia wildlife experience and enjoy the fun, hands-on activities as you embark on a virtual journey to the world’s most extreme continent at the exciting new Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies. Later Spare some time atleast 1 hour before sunset to witness the nightly Parade of little penguins returning from the sea to their burrows on Philip Island. Overnight in Philip Island.
Optional We recommend an upgrade to Get an eye-level view of the Little penguins in the new Underground viewing experience. Limited to a maximum of just 70 people, this world-first facility gives you the chance to watch the Little penguins waddling along the Penguin Parade’s most popular pathway for just AUD 60 per adult
Day 4

Philip Islands – Self Drive to Mornington Peninsula (130 kms; Approx 1 hour 30 mins)

This morning we suggest you take a chance to come face to face with Koalas from treetop boardwalks at Koala Conservation Centre. Later continue your drive along coastline to picturesque Mornington Peninsula. While on the peninsula enjoy excellent restaurants, regional wines and fantastic local produce. Visit Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm and indulge in delectable strawberry ice cream, wine, jam with scones and cream. From November to April one can pick their own strawberries in the field. Also worth a visit is Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens to tackle Australia’s oldest hedge maze. The maze is made up of more than 1,000 cypress trees and is over three metres high, presenting a real challenge as well as a very pleasant place for a walk. Here you’ll also find a circular rose maze planted with 1,200 rose bushes representing over 200 varieties and the lavender display gardens which feature more than 40 different types of lavender. End your visit with a dip in the soothing waters of Peninsula Hot Springs. This is the only natural thermal mineral springs bathing facility in Australia and is an unrivalled place to relax and unwind. Overnight in Mornington Peninsula.
Day 5

Mornington Peninsula – Self Drive to Melbourne City (100 kms; 1 hour)

This morning, after a delectable breakfast, proceed for your drive back to Melbourne, passing Melbourne’s beachside suburbs. Return yourself drive car. You have the rest of the day at leisure to explore Melbourne on your own. Overnight in Melbourne.
Self - drive car to be returned to the city centre outlet before 17 00 Hrs
Day 6

Melbourne – Hometown

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to Melbourne airport, as per your flight schedule to board flight for your hometown or onward destination. Holiday Concludes.
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Tour Information


  • 02 Nights accommodation in Melbourne at suggested or similar category hotels
  • 01 Night accommodation in Yarra Valley at suggested or similar category hotels
  • 01 Night accommodation in Philip Island at suggested or similar category hotels
  • 01 Night accommodation in Mornington at suggested or similar category hotels
  • Meals – Breakfast, as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Return airport transfers and sightseeing on Shared Coach basis
  • Please note that the transfers from the airport to hotel is based on Shared Coach basis. kindly be on time as the coach will not wait for more than the confirmed pick up time and there will be no refund provided for missed transfers
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
  • Penguins General Viewing & EcoBoat Adventure
  • (D) Toyota Camry 2 Large Suitcases, 1 Small Suitcase
  • Premium Emergency Roadside Service
  • Personal Effects Cover
  • Personal Insurance
  • Maximum Cover
  • Unlimited Kilometers Included
  • NeverLost® GPS


  • Airfare & airport taxes. (Internal Airfare wherever applicable)
  • Visa and Insurances charges
  • Any other meals other than those mentioned above
  • Entrance tickets to attractions other than mentioned above or optional tours or wherever specified
  • Any entrance fees or Fees for video or camera permit
  • Any item of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls etc
  • Compulsory room supplement per person is applicable during
  • Fairs ,Festivals and Events
  • 5% GST on total package price
  • Internal flights tickets

Cancellation Policy

  • If the Guest decides to cancel the tour for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation charges stated hereunder.
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
Cancellation received no. of days prior to departure % of Cancellation on Net Tour Price (per person)
D-0 to 5 100%
D-6 to 15 75%
D-16 to 30 75%
D-31 to 45 50%
D-46 to 60 30%
D-61 to 90 20%
D-91 to 120 15%
D-121 to 900 10%
*Terms & Conditions

Payment policy

Sector Booking Payment Schedule Payment policy
India & World Package Price less than INR 25,000 (Per Person) Full Payment
India Package Price more than INR 25,000 (per person) INR 25,000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
45 Days Prior to Departure Full Payment
World Package Price less than INR 50,000 (Per Person) INR 25000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
Package Price more than INR 50,000 (Per Person) INR 50,000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
45 Days Prior to Departure Full Payment
Last Minute Booking – Booking received 45 days prior to departure
Registration Amount Equal to Package Price Full Payment


  • Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary will not be entertained during the tour unless if specified at the time of booking.
  • There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
  • Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
  • Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.

Special Note

  • The above price is valid for travel 31st March 2020
  • Compulsory room supplement per person is applicable during Christmas and New Year, Fairs ,Festivals and Events
  • The prevailing Rate of Exchange of the day of payment will be applicable
  • Kindly note that the drivers are not guides
  • Confirmation of Hotels and other services is subject to availability
  • International hotel check in is 1500hrs and checkout would be 1000hrs
  • Early check in and late check-out subject to availability. Itineraries are subject to change
  • All arrangements made by us are in the capacity of a ground handling agent only. We will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature
  • Surcharges may be applicable on the entire package, depending upon the final date of travel
  • Shared coach sightseeing as per itinerary will have fixed pick up and drop off points. Hotel pick up and drop offs not guaranteed for all hotels.

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