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Melbourne To Sydney Shoreline
Drive the spectacular route linking three of Australia’s must-see cities, hugging the dramatic coastline and then meandering through pristine national parks and quaint towns.
- Style: Fly Drive Holiday
- Duration: 17 days/16 nights
- Starts in: Melbourne
- Phillip Island
- Lakes Entrance
Days 1-3 Melbourne
Explore this cosmopolitan city with its Victorian facades and kooky laneways on a guided walking tour, then browse the boutiques of stylish South Yarra. Time permitting, take a day trip to the Yarra Valley wine region to sample delectable Pinot Noir.
Day 4 Melbourne to Phillip Island
Pick up your car this morning and head east to rugged Phillip Island. As dusk approaches, watch the famous penguin parade on Summerland Beach.
Days 5-6 Phillip Island to Wilsons Promontory NP
Head to ‘The Prom’ and be enchanted by its deserted beaches and extensive walking trails through untouched coastal wilderness.
Days 7-8 Wilsons Promontory NP to Lakes Entrance
Situated where the Southern Ocean meets the Gippsland Lakes and fringed by the spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, Lakes Entrance makes for a relaxing stop. Spend an evening sampling some of the seafood this pretty town is renowned for.
Day 9 Lakes Entrance to Merimbula
This popular holiday town has a busy esplanade lined with cafés and tranquil coastal lakes to explore.
Days 10-11 Merimbula to Canberra
Australia’s capital, Canberra is well worth a stop with a plethora of museums, parks and wonderful restaurants. Admire panoramic views from Mount Ainslie lookout, stroll around the shore of pretty Lake Burley Griffin, visit the National Museum and take a tour of Parliament House.
Days 12-13 Canberra to Jervis Bay
Head back to the coast today to beautiful Jervis Bay, home to powdery white sands, playful bottlenose dolphins and cute penguins, which you can spot on a marine cruise.
Days 14-16 Jervis Bay to Sydney
Drive north to Kiama to view the impressive blowhole, then continue through Royal National Park to spectacular Sydney. Home to the famous Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the historic Rocks area, learn about the Opera House on a fascinating tour or take a surf lesson on legendary Bondi Beach.
Day 17 Sydney
Head to the airport for your onward flight.
Optional Excursions:Yarra Valley Wine Experience from Melbourne
Sydney Opera House Tour
Bondi Surf and Sights, Sydney
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 11 days Compact Inclusive Plus car hire including zero excess insurance, 10% discount (book by 31 Mar 20), unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance & additional drivers
- 16 nights 3 to 4 accommodation
- 4 breakfasts
- Lanes & Arcades Walking Tour, Melbourne
- Ultimate Penguin Parade, from Phillip Island
- International flights
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However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Melbourne currently cost from £753 in Economy, £2,523 in Premium Economy and £2,936 in Business Class
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Take a look at the local tours we offer along the way and ask your Trailfinders consultant to add them to your itinerary for you.
Yarra Valley Wine Experience
Puffing Billy Heritage Steam Train Journey
Phillip Island - Nature & Wildlife with Penguin Parade Platform
The Great Ocean Road Experience
Phillip Island VIP with Skybox
Kangaroo & Koala Wildlife Walkabout
BridgeClimb Sydney - Day Climb
Sydney Opera House Backstage Tour
Sydney City Tour
1 Night Taronga Zoo Roar & Snore
1 Night Blue Mountains High Country Tour
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