Southern Delights: Melbourne, Hobart, and Adelaide

15 days,

12 nights |

from $5299 per person*


Embark on a sensational 11-night journey through Australia’s southeastern treasures, beginning with 4 nights at The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins in Melbourne. Dive into Melbourne’s culinary scene with the Foodie Culture Tour, savor Yarra Valley’s finest wines during a memorable wine experience, and explore the breathtaking Great Ocean Road with a delightful lunch break.

Continue your adventure with 4 nights at the Movenpick Hotel in Hobart. Immerse yourself in Tasmania’s history with a full-day tour to Port Arthur and Richmond, embark on a thrilling Tasman Island Cruise & Devil Park adventure, and discover the city’s highlights during a half-day tour.

Conclude your trip with 4 nights at the Vibe Hotel Adelaide. Experience the beauty of Kangaroo Island on a full-day excursion, indulge in the flavors of Barossa Valley with a food and wine experience, and awaken your senses with an Early Riser Breakfast Tour at the bustling Adelaide Central Market. This vacation promises an enticing blend of culinary delights, natural wonders, and cultural exploration, providing you with unforgettable memories of Australia’s diverse landscapes and vibrant cities.

  • Round-trip airfare on United Airlines from Los Angeles to Melbourne, returning from Sydney
  • One-way airfares on Virgin Australia between Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide and Sydney
  • 4-nights Melbourne, The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins, Savoy Guest Room
    • Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour
    • Yarra Valley Wine Experience
    • Great Ocean Road tour including lunch
  • 4-nights Hobart, Movenpick Hotel Hobart, Classic Guest Room
    • Full-day Historic Tasmania Tour
    • Hobart City Tour
    • Full-day Tasman Island Cruise
  • 4-nights Vibe Hotel Adelaide
    • 1-day Kangaroo Island Experience
    • Barossa Food and Wine Experience
    • Adelaide Central Market Early Rise Breakfast Tour
    • Round-trip private airport/hotel transfers
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee

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* Prices may not be valid during special events and are subject to availability at time of booking.

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

March 31, 2024

Valid for travel between:

May 1 2024 – June 28, 2024 and July 24 – September 20, 2024

Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.

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Day 1: Depart USA

Make your way to Los Angeles Airport for your overnight flight to Sydney. If you require a connecting flight from another US gateway, please let us know and we can price your airfare accordingly.

Day 2: International Date Line

During your flight, you will cross the International Date Line.

Day 3: Melbourne

After you clear Customs & Immigration, you will met in the baggage hall and transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay. The remainder of your day day is free to explore the city at your leisure.

Day 4: Yarra Valley (L)

Experience the delights of Victoria’s wine country on this Yarra Valley wine tour from Melbourne. With an informative wine guide, you’ll visit four popular wineries: Balgownie Estate, Steels Gate Winery, Greenstone Vineyards, and Yering Farm. Enjoy plenty of tastings as well as a winery lunch while you learn about winemaking in Australian and admire the picturesque landscapes.

Day 5: Great Ocean Road (L)

Experience this majestic coastal drive-in style with your small group and enjoy time to relax and fully appreciate the wonders of this world-famous touring route. Stay on the lookout for some very special animals including whales, dolphins, echidnas and bandicoots. Your camera will get a good workout along this exciting journey where we will stop for plenty of photo opportunities. To begin, your expert Oceania Guide will collect you from your Melbourne hotel to commence your exciting road trip. Your next stop will be at Apollo Bay, a tranquil seaside town which is most noteworthy for its setting among the soft rolling hills. It offers a great selection of cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy some lunch. Following this, we will enjoy a walk in the forest in the Otway Ranges. A truly unique day out, capped off by a visit to the ancient rock formations of the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Finally, your Oceania guide will transfer you back to the comfort of your hotel in Melbourne.

Day 6: Melbourne

Embark on a 4-hour sensory adventure through Melbourne’s culinary and cultural wonders with our Foodie Culture Tour, a standout among Melbourne’s walking and food tours. Our expert guides lead you through enchanting laneways, arcades, and historic buildings, offering unique insights into the city’s history and culinary delights. Discover hidden gems in iconic laneways, explore charming arcades with eclectic boutiques and cafes, and immerse yourself in Melbourne’s rich history during this unforgettable exploration. From the Immigration Museum to the heart of laneway culture, this tour promises an immersive experience of Melbourne’s culinary and historical gems.

Day 7: Melbourne – Hobart

Transfer to Melbourne Airport by private vehicle for your flight to Hobart. On arrival in Hobart, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay. The remainder of your day is free.

Day 8: Hobart (L)

Spend the morning exploring Tasmania’s capital. Hobart is a quaint city that features many preserved colonial sandstone buildings. The vibrant waterfront and Salamanca Place were once the hub of a thriving whaling industry. Visit nearby Battery Point where the historic buildings vary from grand homes to the humble worker’s cottages. Enjoy a scenic drive to the alpine wilderness of Mt Wellington, a 1270m peak, which provides the dramatic backdrop to the city and offers stunning views over Hobart and beyond (weather dependent) before we take you back to your accommodation.

Day 9: Port Arthur

Embark on an action-packed day in Tasmania, celebrating its unique charm. Journey from Hobart to the breathtaking Tasman Peninsula, where the Southern Ocean has sculpted awe-inspiring caves and arches. Walk along towering cliffs, witness giant waves at Pirates Bay, Waterfall Bay, Tasman Arch, and Devil’s Kitchen. Encounter Tasmanian Devils at the Unzoo, joining a feeding frenzy and hand-feeding wallabies. Explore the well-preserved ruins of Port Arthur, a World Heritage site, with a harbor cruise and site talks. Conclude your adventure in historic Richmond, home to Australia’s oldest bridge. An unforgettable day, from history to wildlife, captured in one exhilarating tour.

Day 10: Hobart

Enjoy a full day tour from Hobart and spend a day on the Tasman Peninsula including return guided bus tour, 3 hour Wilderness Cruise, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo entry, morning tea and lunch. Robert Pennicott’s award-winning three hour wilderness and wildlife cruise takes you along the spectacular coastline between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur. Travel beneath the highest vertical sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere at Cape Pillar, and explore waterfalls, rock formations, archways and deep sea caves. The coastline is home to a variety of wildlife including seals, migrating whales, dolphins and abundant sea birds. The custom built boats are ideal for viewing the spectacular coastline and wildlife with covered open-aired seating providing an excellent all round view and connection with the environment.

Day 11: Hobart – Adelaide

Transfer to Hobart Airport for your flight to Adelaide. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay.

Day 12: Barossa Valley (B,L)

Travel from Adelaide to the renowned Barossa wine region, beginning at Pindarie, an award-winning cellar door with a homestead feel. Sample their famous blends, enjoy morning tea with stunning vineyard views, and then visit Provenance Barossa, the original home of Penfolds, offering unique experiences with food and beverage outlets. At Lambert Estate in Angaston, savor a structured wine tasting, local seasonal produce, and a delectable main course, optionally complemented by their impressive wine selection or a Chocolatier coffee. Conclude your day at Mengler Hill Lookout for sweeping valley views before visiting the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, pairing house-made chocolates with Vineyard Road’s handcrafted wines, for a perfect finish to your Barossa Food and Wine Experience.

Day 13: Kangaroo Island (L)

Begin with an early hotel pickup for a scenic coach journey to Cape Jervis, passing the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula. Board the SeaLink ferry to Kangaroo Island. Your coach and local guide will lead a tour of this nature-based gem, starting with Seal Bay Conservation Park and a guided beach walk among rare sea lions. Enjoy a two-course lunch. Explore Flinders Chase National Park, spotting wildlife and admiring Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Your day ends at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, where you can feed kangaroos and learn about koalas. Return to Adelaide via ferry and coach.

Day 14: Adelaide

Meet your Central Market Tour guide at Si Sea restaurant Stall 76, at the Adelaide Central Market. Kickstart your day with a delightful market espresso, tea, or hot chocolate while witnessing the market come to life. Since 1869, the Central Market has been a culinary gem in South Australia, offering premium food and wine products. After breakfast, embark on an engaging gourmet walking tour led by a local food expert. Explore diverse stalls, sample multicultural delights, and savor the freshness of local farm and ocean produce while immersing yourself in the market’s vibrant atmosphere. The remainder of you day is free.

Day 15: Depart Adelaide

Transfer to Adelaide Airport for your return flight to Los Angeles.

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Based on departures April 1 – April 30, 2024 – from $5799/person based on double occupancy

Based on departures May 1 – June 28 2024 – from $5299/person based on double occupancy

Based on departures June 29 – July 23, 2024 – from $5489/person based on double occupancy

Based on July 24 – September 20, 2024 – from $5299/person based on double occupancy

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*Terms & Conditions: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting for travel during specified travel dates. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Airfare is not included unless indicated. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. Package is not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Package is strictly subject to availability, not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Minimum night stays or required room types may apply. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CST#2001136-20

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