Day Tours & Activities Melbourne and Victoria

  • Tour the highlights of Melbourne from its gardens to its famous shopping precincts, cultural icons and Melburnian lifestyle. City fringe inner suburbs offer a treasure trove of vintage finds, boutiques and eclectic eateries. A half day afternoon tour of the highlights of Melbourne that includes a visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens, tour through the relatively new Docklands waterfront development and make our way over the Bolte Bridge to travel along the bayside suburbs of Port Melbourne, St Kilda, Elwood and Brighton. A refreshment stop in trendy Acland Street in St Kilda and a photo stop at Brighton Beach bathing boxes are a real highlight! Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 392
  • Melbourne Highlights afternoon tour takes in a cruise on the Yarra River followed by your coach tour through the sports, arts and entertainment regions, visits our Botanic Gardens and heads to the bayside area so you can sample the Melburnian lifestyle. Take a cruise along the Yarra River, relax and take in the scenic views before you join our afternoon Melbourne Highlights coach tour. Tour the highlights of Melbourne's CBD such as MCG and Melbourne Park. Stretch your legs at the Royal Botanic Gardens then head through Docklands waterfront, over Bolte Bridge and scenic drive along the bay of Port Melbourne to St Kilda and Brighton. Afternoon tea stop (own expense) in trendy Acland Street known for its patisseries and a photo stop at Brighton Beach bathing boxes. This tour gives you the opportunity to sample Melbourne life like a local. Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 372
  • An amazing coastline to travel and stunningly breathtaking, the Great Ocean Road is a photographer's delight and it consistently features in the Top 10 of world's greatest scenic coastal drives. A day tour that will impress! Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 396
  • A visit to Melbourne would not be complete without doing our city tour and then seeing it from above at Eureka Skydeck! Melbourne is renowned for great coffee, arts, sports, shopping and wonderfully preserved architecture of days gone by. Our morning city tour of Melbourne includes a few special treats that will make your visit even more memorable. Head NE from Federation Square and tour past Old Melbourne Gaol, Parliament House and Princess Theatre. Special treat #1 is a guided walk through some of our laneways and shopping arcades. Special treat #2 is visiting Queen Victoria Market with time for shopping.* At the end of our tour, you're then free to indulge in special treat #3 when it suits you, a visit to Eureka Skydeck for amazing city views and beyond from the 88th floor! Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 341
  • There's a venue that's synonymous with Mornington Peninsula and that venue is Peninsula Hot Springs. Enjoy the best of both worlds discovering the peninsula and spending quality time at the coastal oasis of the hot springs. Mornington Peninsula is one of the most picturesque regions in Victoria. Travel along the bay to the seaside town of Mornington for a break. It's then time to get your 'RnR' on at Peninsula Hot Springs. Ample time to rejuvenate and discover over 20 bathing experiences with your Bath House entry. You may want to stay longer but there is still the rest of the tour to enjoy ... picking your own strawberries from Sunny Ridge, a working strawberry farm and witnessing panoramic views across the bay to the CBD from Arthurs Seat. Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour  348S
  • The Mornington Peninsula is a true delight - a quiet country lifestyle in Melbourne's holiday playground. Arthurs Seat summit, long white sand beaches, drive past vineyards, pick your own strawberries, and bathe at the Peninsula Hot Springs are just some of the experiences you will enjoy during the day. During your memorable day, you will visit the picturesque town of Mornington, enjoy the iconic Peninsula Hot Springs, have fun picking and eating strawberries at Sunny Ridge, and taking the Eagle Skylift Gondola ride down from Arthurs Seat. A fantastic day out! Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 348SE
  • Sunset at Summerland Beach on Phillip Island has drawn millions of visitors. Each night these little flightless birds come in from the ocean to return to their burrows. From the waves - across the beach - to the sand dunes - the Little Penguins can almost be touched as they waddle to their burrows. Observe the Penguin Parade from the newly built and elevated premium viewing area for the best views of the Penguins. Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 334
  • A fantastic combination of two tours; one introducing you to our fabulous city of Melbourne and the other, our most adorable and popular Penguins tour to Phillip Island. It's a long day of touring but well worth the experience! Be acquainted with Melbourne Gray Line style! City tour highlights include a delightful guided walking tour through our favourite laneways and arcades, visit to Fitzroy Gardens and a time at Queen Victoria Markets*. You will have free time for lunch (own expense) before joining the second part of your tour to witness the nightly ritual of the Penguin Parade at Phillip Island. On the way, visit Churchill Island and Koala Conservation Centre where you can look for koalas in their natural habitat from tree top boardwalks.   Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 387
  • A fantastic combination tour! Spend the morning in the Dandenong Ranges surrounded by rainforest as you ride on Puffing Billy steam train. In the afternoon, discover inner bayside suburbs and get a taste of Melburnian lifestyle. Discover two very different regions of Melbourne on this full day combination tour. Nature lovers will love spending the morning in the Dandenong Ranges amongst rainforest and sound of birds. Be treated to an authentic experience with our Aussie style Bush Billy Tea. Then on to ride Puffing Billy steam train and spend time in the quaint mountain village of Sassafras. In the afternoon, tour the highlights of Melbourne CBD and discover the trendy bayside suburbs of St Kilda, Elwood and Brighton. Take a photo stop at Brighton Beach bathing boxes, a functional remnant of a bygone era. Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 322H
  • Tall mountain ash forests guide us into the spectacular Blue Dandenong Ranges. Travel through the picturesque Yarra Valley to Healesville Sanctuary. Wildlife encounters is exactly what you will experience at Healesville Sanctuary but not before a generous spit roast winery lunch at Fergusson Winery. To satisfy your sweet tooth, sample some chocolates at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Then it is on to Healesville Sanctuary, home for over 200 species of Australian birds, mammals and reptiles all set in a natural bushland setting. It is such a delight to walk around! Take a guided tour of Australia's native animals! Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 377
  • A pleasant afternoon tour through the beautiful Blue Dandenongs and the Yarra Valley. Sample some of the best wine, food and scenery of Victoria. Wineries we visit include Fergusson's Winery, Rochford Wines and Dominique Portet. A late morning departure, travel through serene forest of the Blue Dandenong Ranges to the Yarra Valley. At Fergusson's Winery, satisfy your hunger with a spit roast lunch that Louise Fergusson will carve and serve you. Lunch includes a glass of wine and the opportunity to taste more at the cellar door. A dessert treat awaits at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery and a tasting follows at award winning Rochford Wines. Complete your day with a visit to boutique family owned winery, Dominique Portet, for a tour and tasting with a complimentary cheese and bite. Operated by: Gray Line Day Tour 344