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Melbourne, Outback & Uluru Adventure
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Lets be frank, wed need a heck of a lot of time to be able to see everything Australia has to offer, and sometimes were just not afforded that luxury. Fret not, fellow adventurers, because this 12-day tour will take you on a pretty thorough jaunt from Melbourne to the Red Centre, with a mix of must-see highlights and unique experiences along the way. Sample local wines, check out Victorias beaches, travel along the Great Ocean Road, take a guided night walk, sleep underground like the locals in Coober Pedy, and explore the Outback. (And more. Seriously.)

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  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 166399
  • Starts: Melbourne, Australia
  • Finishes: Uluru, Australia
You will Visit
  • Melbourne
  • Uluru

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Melbourne

There are no planned activities during the day, so check into the hotel and explore the city. If you arrive early enough, head into the city to take in the 'cultural capital of Australia'. Get lost in the city's famous laneways, go on the hunt for the perfect flat white (hint: Melbourne loves its coffee shops), catch the tram to St. Kilda, or wander around the über-cool Fitzroy neighbourhood.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Melbourne/Mornington Peninsula (1B)

Although fairly small in size, the Mornington Peninsula packs a big punch with the amount of things to do here. Be awed with the stunning coastal scenery, drive through quaint towns, and stop en route at a local winery for an optional wine tasting and snack.

Included Activities:
Melbourne Laneways Walk
Bathing Boxes Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 100km)

03

Day 3: Mornington Peninsula

Enjoy a free day in the Mornington Peninsula. Go for a hike, visit a winery, or hit one of the many incredible beaches in the area.

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Day 4: Mornington Peninsula/Port Campbell (1B)

Hop on a ferry to Queenscliff before spending the day travelling along the Great Ocean Road. Pass world-famous surf beaches, enjoy views of the 12 Apostles and walk through the rainforest in Great Otway National Park.

Included Activities:
Rainforest Walk
12 Apostles Visit
Loch Ard Gorge Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 20km)
Ferry (1.00 hour(s), 15km)
Enjoy the stunning scenery while driving along the Great Ocean Road, stopping at the highlights along the way.
Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))

05

Day 5: Port Campbell/Little Desert National Park (1B, 1D)

Travel into the Aussie bush, stopping at Grampians National Park en route. Take a guided night walk to look for nocturnal critters in Little Desert National Park.

Included Activities:
The Balconies (Jaws of Death) Visit
MacKenzie Falls Visit
Night Bush Walk

Transport:
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 260km)
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 110km)

06

Day 6: Little Desert National Park/Adelaide (1B)

Travel to Adelaide, and enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival before free time to explore the city.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 345km)

07

Day 7: Adelaide/Flinders Ranges (1B, 1L, 1D)

Stop for a wine tasting and lunch in the Clare Valley before driving through the Flinders Ranges.

Included Activities:
Wine Tasting

Transport:
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))

08

Day 8: Flinders Ranges (1B, 1D)

Visit Wilpena Pound, a 800-million-year old natural amphitheatre, before enjoying free time for optional activities in the Flinders Ranges like hiking or a 4WD tour of the rugged area.

Included Activities:
Wilpena Pound Visit

09

Day 9: Flinders Ranges/Coober Pedy (1B, 1L)

Travel to the unique opal mining town of Coober Pedy, where people live underground to avoid the heat. A guided mine tour gives insight to the mining process and the importance of opals to the area.

Included Activities:
Guided Mine Tour

Transport:
Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s), 700km)

10

Day 10: Coober Pedy/Uluru (1B)

Cross the border into the Northern Territory, where Australia's most iconic view awaits.

Included Activities:
Uluru at Sunset

Transport:
Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 750km)

11

Day 11: Uluru (1B)

Enjoy the Mala Walk at Uluru to learn the importance of the rock to the Aborigines.

Included Activities:
Uluru Mala Walk
Aboriginal Cultural Centre Visit

12

Day 12: Uluru

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Guided Melbourne laneways walk
    • Brighton bathing boxes visit
    • Rainforest walk in Great Otway NP
    • 12 Apostles visit
    • Visit to Grampians NP
    • Night bush walk (Little Desert NP)
    • Clare Valley wine tasting
    • Wilpena Pound visit
    • Underground mine tour (Coober Pedy)
    • Champagne sunset viewing of Uluru
    • Mala Walk around Uluru and cultural centre visit
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (10 nts), underground hotel (1 nt)
    • 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, ferry, walking
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Tour Highlights:
  • Discover the hidden laneways of Melbourne
  • Marvel at the 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Road
  • Spend the night in an underground hotel
  • Catch the magnificent colours of Uluru at sunset