Top Day Trips from Melbourne, Melbourne tours & activities, fun things to do in Melbourne | VELTRA

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Melbourne serves as the start point to see the major attractions of Australia's Victoria state. Visit top wine regions Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula, travel to Phillip Island to see the Penguin Parade, ride the Puffing Billy railway through the Blue Dandenong Ranges, experience the gold mining culture in Ballarat and Sovereign Hill, see the Grampians and other national parks, take a snow holiday in Mount Buller and embark on a Great Ocean Road adventure.
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  1. No.1
    Take in the amazing view of the sun rising over the Yarra Valley while flying on a hot air balloon. After enjoying the gorgeous scenery and, if you choose, enjoy a hearty gourmet breakfast.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD285.37

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (night)
  2. No.2
    Great Ocean Road Full Day Tour from Melbourne
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    Visit majestic beaches, meet koalas, stroll through lush rainforests and admire magnificent rock formations on this jam-packed ecotour of the Great Ocean Road—Australia's most scenic coastline.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD95.12

    Daily
    12 - 15 hour(s) (morning)
  3. No.3
    Climb aboard the Puffing Billy steam train and discover the natural beauty of the Blue Dandenongs on this day trip from Melbourne. Indulge in the decadence of wine and chocolate, a must-do in the world-famous Yarra Valley wine region.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD157.13

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Discover the wonders of Australia's Great Ocean Road. This national heritage site features a host of scenic attractions such as Otway National Park, Loch Ard Gorge, the Twelve Apostles and more!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD121.20

    Daily
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Ride the remarkable Puffing Billy Train on a narrow gauge railway through the incredible Blue Dandenong Ranges. Marvel at the stunning Sherbrooke Forest and quaint mountain village of Sassafras.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD73.28

    Daily
    5.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Visit Churchill Island and interact with local wildlife such as koalas and wallabies. Head to the Nobbies before watching the famed Penguin Parade at Phillip Island from an exclusive VIP skybox!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD157.84

    Daily
    8 - 10.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Enjoy a guided walking tour around Melbourne's amazing landmarks. Transfer to Phillip Island and see penguin rookeries, koalas and kangaroos. Witness the nightly ritual of the Penguin Parade.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD144.45

    Daily
    13.5 - 16 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Take a culinary trip to several locations around Yarra Valley. Savor the best local produce as you enjoy a sumptuous lunch and delight in wine tastings featuring the best premium wines in the area.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD102.17

    Daily
    6.5 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Drive along the Great Ocean Road and watch the sunset over Apollo Bay and the iconic Twelve Apostles. Visit this heritage site's many famed locations such as the Memorial Arch and Kennett River.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD81.03

    Daily
    11.5 - 12.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. Embark on a tour of Ballarat's highlights! Enjoy a coach tour of the city, admire the beauty and rich history of Sovereign Hill and get up close with Australian animals at Ballarat Wildlife Park.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD132.47

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    9.5 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Spend your day at Grampians National Park and get in touch with nature. See the beautiful MacKenzie Falls, rock formations and views from Reeds and Boroka Lookouts with guaranteed animal sightings.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD98.65

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    12 - 14.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Explore Phillip Island through an evening express tour and witness the fascinating Penguin Parade at Summerland Beach. See the Penguin Experience Exhibit to learn more about these adorable creatures.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD117.67

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (afternoon)
  13. Witness Victoria's most popular phenomenon, the Penguin Parade, from a premium viewing area. See the koalas of Phillip Island and other animals on this unforgettable Australian wildlife experience!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD120.49

    Daily
    8 - 10.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  14. Hop on the Puffing Billy steam train across the Dandenong Ranges on your way to Yarra Valley. Stop by a chocolate factory before settling in at the Healesville Sanctuary with some local wildlife.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD157.13

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Visit Melbourne's holiday playground and enjoy views from Arthurs Seat summit. Visit coastal sites, pick your own strawberries and take a dip in Peninsula Hot Springs' natural bathing pools.
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    From USD143.74

    Mon, Thu, Fri
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Explore the gold mining culture of Ballarat in Sovereign Hill and visit the Gold Museum. Learn about the 1850's as you visit the scene of revolt and the emergence of democracy at Eureka.
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    Meal Provided

    From USD119.79

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Fly across Yarra Valley's skies on a hot air balloon. Watch as the sun rises from the horizon while you glide through the clouds. Enjoy a sumptuous champagne breakfast before visiting the finest wineries and sip on the best wines in the region.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD408.68

    Daily
    10.5 - 13 hour(s) (morning, night)
  18. Venture between the cities of Melbourne and Adelaide to discover the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park. Visit shipwreck coast, mountain ranges, bushland and the Aboriginal cultural center.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD193.77

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2 day (morning)
  19. Uncover the wonders of the Great Ocean Road like the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Ride a ferry to Phillip Island for a guided tour of the Seal Rocks, watch the famous Penguin Parade and many more!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD193.77

    Mon, Fri
    2 day (morning)
  20. Experience a unique way of exploring the world-famous Great Ocean Road on a full-day reverse tour. See the stunning coastline, iconic rock formations and lush rainforests whilst avoiding the crowds!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD102.17

    Daily
    13 - 14.5 hour(s) (morning)

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