8D6N MELBOURNE & GREAT SOUTHERN TOURING ROUTE AND SELF DRIVE CONVOY

PLUS $400 OFF per Couple
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Sale period: By 31 OCT 2022
Travel period: 24 Nov / 02 Dec

fr. SGD 3488

Highlights

  • Return Airfare
  • Awesome drive along Great Ocean Road
  • Admission to Sovereign Hill
  • Admission to Werribee Open Range Zoo
  • Wildlife Wonder Guided Tour
  • Chocolate Workshop
  • The Sound & Light Show
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 6 days Hertz car rental (1.8-litre) with Full Vehicle Insurance
  • Exclusive Chan Brothers road-trip booklet
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinner*
  • Escort from Singapore*

*Min 15paxs

 Great Southern Touring Route
Depart Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Melbourne.
(DRIVE TIME: 1.5HRS)

Upon arrival, collect your car rental at the airport and drive towards Ballarat, you may stop at Bacchus Marsh for cherry picking. Continue travel to the living museum of Sovereign Hill. Step back into 1851 as you ride a horse and carriage, dress up for a sepia portrait and panfor gold, immersing yourself in local history. Stroll on the historic streets to the Art Gallery of Ballarat to view the artworks on exhibition. Tonight enjoy the welcome dinner.
GSTR - Melbourne to Ballarat

(DRIVE TIME: 1HR 45MINS)

This morning, you may visit the Ballarat Wildlife Park to see kangaroos, meerkats, penguins, tigers and saltwater crocodiles and evenget to cuddle a koala! Make a wine tasting stop or two along the way, as the region is home to some of the world’s oldest vines. Blue Pyrenees, Fallen Giants, Grampians Estate, Mount Langi Ghiran, and Seppelt Great Western all have excellent shiraz and sparkling – the varietals the region is famous for. Thereafter, you may head out to explore the Grampians Peaks Trail or go chasing waterfalls – MacKenzie Falls, or catch a Grampians sunset from The Balconies via Reed Lookout.
GSTR - Ballarat to Halls Gap

(DRIVE TIME: 2HRS)

In over two hours, you’ll reach the seaside town of Warrnambool. You may head out to Fletcher Jones Market to shop for antique andvintage collectibles. Next, check into your accommodation at Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs and experience bathing in the fifteengeothermal rock pools. In the evening, visit Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum and Village to enjoy the Tales of the Shipwreck Coast Sound & Light Show with engaging stories of local Aboriginals and colourful whaling history.
GSTR - Halls Gap to Warrnambool

(DRIVE TIME: 3HRS)

Arrive at Port Campbell to visit the 12 Apostles. There’s a viewing platform to see them and take photos from, and you can also wander down Gibson Steps to the beach to see them from a different angle. If you prefer the views from above, you may also go for a scenic helicopter flight. Stop at Wildlife Wonders for a 75-minute, guided walk through The Otways. Your conservationist guide will share the secrets of the plants and animals that call this bushland home. To indulge in fresh local seafood, you may check out the Apollo Bay Fishermen's Co-Op for its signature southern rock lobster.

GSTR - Warrnambool to Anglesea

(DRIVE TIME: 1HR)

Visit the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery for tastings and attend a chocolate workshop. Thereafter, head into Geelong to stroll along the waterfront and take a dip at Eastern Beach. You may discover the wonders of the picturesque Geelong Waterfront including a vintage 1890s carousel, art deco swimming pool, old-world boardwalk promenade and 111 iconic bollards. Later, visit the iconic Bellarine winery, Jack Rabbit boasts unrivalled panoramic views across the bay to Melbourne, the You Yangs and beyond. The restaurant features an abundance of local produce, a gastronomic showpiece of the region. Alternatively, join an optional tour with Sea All Dolphin Swims, to get up close and personal with dolphins and seals on a sightseeing cruise of Port Phillip Bay. The vessel’s rooftop viewing platform will allow you to experience the magnificent views of the ocean and the playful marine life.
Tonight, enjoy your farewell dinner.
GSTR - Anglesea to Geelong

(DRIVE TIME: 1.5HRS)

To end your Great Southern Touring Route with Werribee Open Range Zoo by going on a Safari. Take time to explore the over 200 hectares of beautiful natural surrounds that are home to giraffes, zebras, rhinos. You can take snaps of the iconic and colourful Brighton Bathing Boxes before heading back to Melbourne.

GSTR - Geelong to Melbourne

If time permits, you can do some last-minute shopping at Harbour Town Melbourne before you return your car at the airport and catch your flight home.
The above itinerary is a suggested self-drive programme only. Refer to inclusion list on top for actual inclusions.
NOTE: Prices exclude airport taxes & surcharges. All hotel & seats reservations are subject to availability. Any increase in room rates arising from the events and conventions shall be borne by customers.