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Victoria Suggested Itineraries

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Melbourne and Surrounds, Great Ocean Road, Goldfields and Murray River

Melbourne is accessible by air, rail and road

Day 1
Arrive in Melbourne, a city offering a myriad of attractions, arts and culture, entertainment, culinary experience, gardens and parks, shopping and sporting spectaculars. Many attractions easily accessible via the famous Melbourne trams.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Familiarise yourself with the city by travelling aboard the free city circle tram
  • Admire a 360 degree view of Melbourne from the Rialto Observation Deck
  • Browse through the popular department stores of Melbourne Central
  • Enjoy a live theatre, opera, symphony or ballet at the Victorian Arts Centre or see the latest musical event
  • Visit Chinatown in Little Bourke Street
  • Travel and dine in style in Melbourne's many celebrated restaurants

Day 2
Join a day tour to the Yarra Valley wineries and ride aboard a stream train through the scenic Dandenong Ranges.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Join a tour to Philip Island to view famous fairy penguins
  • Test your skill at the gaming tables of the Crown Casino

Day 3
Allow plenty of time to join a coach tour to travel along the Great Ocean Road passing through the historic Shipwreak Coast.

Must see sites and stops:

  • View the spectacular "Twelve Apostles" coastal rock formations

Day 4
Drive inland to The Goldfields - wander the streets of Ballarat.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Admire the historic Victorian style buildings
  • Visit "Sovereign Hill" a living museum recreating Victoria's gold rush era
  • Enjoy an evening performance of "Blood on the Southern Cross" reenacting the historical story of the Euraka uprising in Ballarat

Day 5
Relax in a natural mineral spa at the Hepburn Springs Complex and admire the historic charm of Daylesford.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Tour the beautifully restored Convent Gallery
  • Taste the sparkling wines of Macedon Range's Hanging Rock Winery
  • Visit the unique Hanging Rock lava formation - made famous by Joan Lindsay's mystery novel "Picnic at Hanging Rock"

Day 6
The Goldfield's township of Bendigo also offers many interesting attractions.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Check out one of Australia’s oldest ceramic manufacturers, The Bendigo Pottery
  • Visit the Golden Dragon Museum
  • See the Central Deborah Goldmine and put a hard hat on to explore the mines

Day 7
Echuca - a historical riverside township located along the Murray River.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Cruise down the Murray River aboard a majestic paddle-steamer
  • Visit Sharps Magic Movie House and Penny Arcade, World in Wax and Red Gum Works