Victoria - Stay Close, GO Further
Phillip Island Penguins & Koalas Family Adventure
The Waves Serviced Apartments
Located on the Esplanade of the Cowes foreshore..a stones throw from the beach. Modern self contained spa apartment style units catering for couples or families. Lift access to all levels and off street parking. 5 minute stroll to main shopping centre of Phillip Island with restaurants, cafes and attraction bookings available at the door.
Beachside Premium Suite (3 Nights) Twin Child
1 May 21 - 31 Mar 22 $479 $139
Includes: FREE W-Fi
PLUS a Phillip Island Nature Park 4 Park Pass Plus including Penguin Plus viewing platform access with a ranger talk, Koala Conservation Centre admission, Churchill Island Heritage Farm and Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies.
Luxury Getaway - Clifftop At Hepburn
Clifftop at Hepburn
Perfectly located on the iconic Great Southern Touring Route in Australia, just 60 minutes West of Melbourne Airport. Clifftop is the perfect place to rest on arrival or recuperate before departure.
Solitude Villa (2 Nights) Twin
1 May 21 - 31 Mar 22 $479
Includes: Breakfast provisions daily
Complimentary Netflix, Spotify, WiFi, Sparkling Wine, mineral water, chocolates, tea and coffee
Touring the Murray
Touring The Murray

TRAVEL TYPE: Self drive


Day 1: Melbourne to Echuca – 221km

Collect your vehicle from Melbourne and travel to Echuca, location of the world’s largest fleet of paddle steamers. Stay the next two nights at Echuca.

Day 2: Echuca

Relax on the deck of a paddle steamer, try water sports or browse the cafés, shops and restaurants of Echuca.

Day 3: Echuca to Swan Hill – 155km

Half an hour from Echuca is the Barmah State Forest, home to the Barmah Wetlands and one of the biggest stand of river red gum remaining on earth. Travel to Swan Hill with its colonial past on display at the Pioneer Settlement living museum (extra charge). Take a ride on a paddle steamer, a horse drawn carriage and vintage car. Overnight at Swan Hill.

Day 4: Swan Hill to Mildura – 223km

Journey from river bushland to a stunning desert environment. Mildura is a charming oasis with citrus groves and vineyards and home of Stefano De Pieri’s famous restaurant. Sample the array of fresh food and wine at local wineries, farm gates and markets. Stay the next two nights at Mildura.

Day 5: Mildura

Explore Mildura and its surrounding area. Visit the Murray-Sunset National Park, Victoria’s second largest national park with its abundant wildlife and colourful wildflowers. Alternatively, travel to the Mungo National Park and learn of the Aboriginal history throughout the area.

Day 6: Mildura to Ballarat – 453km

Travel to Ballarat and follow the sections of the Goldfields Tourist Route which take in important heritage sites and wineries. Or visit Sovereign Hill and see a re-creation of life during the gold rush era (extra charge). See the colourful costumes and horse-drawn vehicles along the Main Street and visit the various shops including grocers, candle makers, blacksmiths and jewellers. Overnight at Ballarat.

Day 7: Ballarat to Melbourne – 114km

Return to Melbourne at leisure.
7 day Self Drive (6 Nights) Twin
1 May - 30 Nov 21 $975
1 Dec 21 - 31 Mar 22 $989
NOTE: ^Based on 6-night package. Car hire is based on group B car (CCAR) and Excludes fuel and optional extras.
Includes: 6 nights’ accommodation
7 days car rental with with Avis Australia, including Unlimited kms, VRF (Vehicle Registration fee), CRF (Concession Recovery Fee), PLS (Premium Location Surcharge), LDW (Loss Damage Waiver), Super Excess Reduction (NIL Excess), GPS, one way fee (if applicable) and admin fees
Co-pilot self-drive kit

Accommodation as follows:
Echuca – Echuca Nirebo Motel
Swan Hill – Best Western Travellers Rest
Mildura - Quality Hotel Mildura Grand
Ballarat - Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites
Melbourne Family Fun
Batmans Hill On Collins
Batman's Hill on Collins in Melbourne, featuring 190 selection of accommodation to choose from from Hotel rooms to 1 + 2 bedroom apartments., Ideally located in the heart of all Melbourne has to offer on the corner of Collins and Spencer Streets with a short walk to Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centres, Etihad Stadium, Docklands precinct and Melbourne Aquarium. Only minutes away from the best shopping, fine dining and theatres. Right out the front of the hotel is the CBD free Tram as well as a short walk of 1 block from the tram route linking all major sporting venues. Southern Cross Railway Station and Airport Sky Bus are conveniently located adjacent to the Hotel.
2 Bedroom Apartment (2 Nights) Family (2A/2C)
1 May - 24 Sep 21, 27 Sep - 30 Oct 21, 8 Nov - 30 Dec 21, 3 Jan - 17 Jan 22, 27 Jan - 16 Mar 22 & 23 Mar - 31 Mar 22 $195
Includes: Free meals for up to 2 children 0 to 12 years when dining with paying adults
Bottled water on arrival
PLUS General Admission tickets to Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Getaway
Crown Promenade Hotel
Stylish, relaxed and contemporary, the hotel is located in Melbourne's vibrant Southbank precinct. Spacious rooms and fantastic views are only the beginning.
Standard Twin Room (3 Nights) Twin
1 May - 23 Sep 21 & 1 Dec - 19 Dec 21 $375
NOTE: *Saturday night stays will occur a surcharge.
Includes: FREE Wi-Fi
General Admission to the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Discover Victoria
Self-drive Holiday: 4 Day Discover Victoria

TRAVEL TYPE: Self drive


Day 1: Melbourne to Yarra Valley – 62km

Collect your vehicle and depart Melbourne heading to the Yarra Valley. Wineries offer cellar door tastings, sales and have restaurants serving gourmet food and fine local produce. Get close to Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary (extra charge). Overnight at Yarra Valley.

Day 2: Yarra Valley to Phillip Island – 148km

Depart Yarra Valley and travel south to San Remo, before heading over the bridge to Phillip Island. The Penguin Parade occurs each evening at sunset (extra charge). Overnight at Phillip Island.

Day 3: Phillip Island to Mornington Peninsula – 107km

Depart Phillip Island heading around the bay to the Mornington Peninsula. Stylish Sorrento and Portsea are filled with antique shops, galleries, cafés and coastal walking trails. Visit Flinders on the eastern side of the Peninsula and Cape Schanck, the southernmost point of the Peninsula. Overnight at Mornington Peninsula.

Day 4: Mornington Peninsula to Melbourne – 75km

Make the return journey north to Melbourne passing Melbourne’s beachside suburbs
4 day Self Drive (3 Nights) Twin
1 May - 26 Oct 21 & 2 Nov - 30 Nov 21 $805
1 Dec - 14 Dec 21 & 30 Jan - 31 Mar 22 $809
NOTE: ^Based on 3-night package. Car hire is based on group B.
Includes: 3 nights’ accommodation
4 days car rental with GPS
Co-pilot self-drive kit

Accommodation as follows:
Day 1 Marysville Vibe Hotel Marysville, Woodland Room
Day 2 Phillip Island Oak Tree Lodge, 1 Bedroom Apartment*
Day 3 Mornington Peninsula Portsea Village Resort, 1 Bedroom*

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