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Arrive at Melbourne International Airport and collect your car from car rental counter. In the afternoon, proceed on your own to Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. Home to over 10,000 animals, including one of the world’s largest saltwater crocodiles in the state-of-the-art Croc Lair Exhibit. Later, walk over to Eureka Skydeck for a thrilling experience! Enjoy awe inspiring view of Melbourne’s skyline from the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform. Skydeck 88 is the only observation deck in the world that can thrill you with ‘The Edge’ (optional) - a glass cube which projects 3 metres out from the building with you in it, suspended almost 300 meters above the ground!
Overnight at Melbourne.
After breakfast, proceed on a tour of the city where you will visit Old Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne University, Royal Exhibition Buildings and Museum, Parliament House and Princess Theatre, St. Patrick’s Cathedral (photo stop). You can also visit Captain Cook’s Cottage (on own) and Fitzroy Gardens, East Melbourne - ornate Victorian terraced homes. Later, visit Queen Victoria Market and look for a bargain, wander around the fresh produce and take in the vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere. Later, proceed to Philip Island to see the Penguin Parade, Kangaroos and Koalas. Overnight at Melbourne. (B)
After breakfast, depart for the Great Ocean Road. Today, brings an unforgettable memory as you travel along one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives. Take in the natural beauty of this rugged coastline as it unfolds before you, to Port Campbell National Park. See the mighty power of the ocean as you visit the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and the remains of London Bridge. Discover the reason this coastline has been named “The Shipwreck Coast”. Overnight at Port Campbell. (B)
Today after breakfast, check out and drive to Sovereign Hill and Ballarat before you head to Melbourne. Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune. At Sovereign Hill, you can see a spectacular $100,000 gold pour, venture underground on a fully-guided gold mine tour or catch a horse-drawn coach and tour the town. Go shopping 1850s-style and visit hotels, schools and a theatre with goldfields entertainers. See
steam-driven machinery in action and chat with their wheelwrights, candlemakers and confectioners as they ply their trades. Later, proceed to Melbourne. On arrival, check-in to the hotel. Overnight at Melbourne. (B)
This morning, check-out and drive to the airport, return your car and proceed to board your flight back home or to an onward destination. (B)
Ms. Jyotsna P. Gupte