|Sedan 1‑3 pax||Minvan 1‑6 pax|
Half Day City
Explore the best sights of Melbourne, Australia’s “City by the Bay,” on this 4 hour tour. Start the day at Southbank, located on the shore of the Yarra River. Located here is the city’s arts district, as well as fantastic views of downtown Melbourne across the river. First, visit the National Gallery of Victoria, the oldest and one of the largest collections in the country, displaying both domestic and international works. Nearby is the Myer Music Bowl, an outdoor concert venue. Within the same park is the Shrine of Remembrance, commemorating the service of all Australian veterans. The imposing structure crowns a low hill, and combines inspirations from many classical monuments, including the Athenian Parthenon and Mausoleum of Halicarnassus. Next, drive through the neighborhood of St. Kilda, where bohemian roots clash with upscale shopping. Finally, pass the luxurious mansions of Toorak Village before finishing at the Fitzroy Gardens.
Afternoon/Evening Fairy Penguin Parade Tour
On this 8 hour evening tour, witness Australia’s natural wonder with a trip to Phillip Island known internationally for its diverse array of species, including wallabies, kangaroos, Koalas, and seals, all of which can be found at its nature reserves. The island is most famous, however, for its Fairy Penguins. At Phillip Island Nature Park, witness the frenzy of adult penguins emerging from the sea to feed their young. It is a fascinating ritual, as the birds remain unfazed by the close presence of spectators. Finish the tour with a Sunset drive back to Melbourne.
|Sedan 1‑2 pax||Minivan 1‑6 pax|
|Airport - Hotels||$130||—||$185|
|Sedan 1‑3 pax||Minivan 1‑6 pax|
Half Day City and Harbor
Sydney, Australia’s first and largest city, boasts a cosmopolitan atmosphere and a wealth of terrific sights. Its iconic Opera House being only the first of many on this 4 hour tour. One of the most recognizable buildings in the world, it is home to several musical and dramatic institutions, and is one of the world’s busiest performing venues. From the Opera House, drive around Sydney Cove through Circular Quay, the initial landing site of European explorers, and a bustling tourist area. On the other side of the quays is The Rocks district, where Victorian warehouses still crowd the water’s edge. Next, head south of the harbor to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, and St. Mary’s Cathedral. Pass through the city’s vibrant Chinatown on the way to Darling Harbor, a pedestrian area full of museums, entertainment venues, and shopping centers. Finish the tour with a trip to Bondi Beach on the Pacific Coast.
Full Day Blue Mountains
Forming the western boundary of the Sydney region, the Blue Mountains are one of the most scenic and naturally diverse regions in the world. On this 8 hour excursion, range into their forested heights to discover wild Australia. After departing Sydney, stop first at the Kings Tableland, an expansive plateau ending in sandstone cliffs. Native Australian wildlife abound, especially tropical birds. Visit Evans Lookout for breathtaking panoramic views over the mountain valleys, then descend to Wentworth Falls. Finally, arrive at the city of Katoomba, where another spectacular waterfall awaits, as well as fabulous vistas of the Three Sisters. The most famous geological formation of the region, The Sisters are the terminus of a sandstone cliff, serrated by erosion into three distinct peaks.
|Sedan 1‑2 pax||Minivan 1‑5 pax|
|Airport - Hotels||$150||—||$210|
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