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Sydney to Melbourne including the Great Ocean Road

from $1,999.00

The tour includes educational as well as sightseeing components throughout New South Wales, ACT and Victoria. The tour will include several world famous sites and attractions including the wonders of the Great Ocean Road. There is a 4 day bush camping component within this program with several aquatic and land based activities.

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All about the Sydney to Melbourne including the Great Ocean Road.

The tour will include several world famous sites and attractions including the wonders of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, Bondi Beach, the Australian Institute of Sport, Phillip Island and the Great Ocean Road.

Apart from the world famous sites, you will get to participate in several outdoor adventure activities and environmental education. Environmental sustainability as well as Indigenous history is a significant component of the tour and you will be actively involved in your learning of these subjects.

Nature based education is extremely important within Australia and you will be physically involved in helping with the sustainability of the natural environment.  Several of the skills that you will learn throughout the tour will be able to be taken with you back home to China.

The majority of the program will be conducted in English which will allow you to practice your speaking skills to further improve your linguistic abilities.

Each night our guides will conduct a debrief with the participants to discuss the days activities in order to make your tour as enjoyable as possible.

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Qualified guides for the duration
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation in group accommodation & youth hostels
  • Tents and equipment for bush camping component
  • Some meals (as per the menu)
  • Activities and equipment specified in the outline
  • Tour entrance fees
  • Limited Wi-Fi access
  • Public liability insurance
  • 24 Hour emergency contact system
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Flights
  • Transport taxes
  • Single room accommodations
  • Visa preparation and costs
  • Personal travel/health insurance
  • Program modifications
  1. Day 1 Visit the iconic Sydney sights

    Upon arrival in Sydney we’ll begin visiting its famous sites, starting with a walking tour of must-see attractions such as The Rocks, a popular historic neighbourhood of laneways, markets, and some of Sydney’s oldest pubs and upscale restaurants. We’ll take in the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, both amongst the most-recognised landmarks in the world.

  2. Day2 Stroll through the city and visit the beaches

    This morning we head to world-famous Bondi Beach to walk the white sands, before heading into the city to spend the afternoon at Darling Harbour, with its Ferris wheel, restaurants, cafes and museums. We visit the southern hemisphere’s second tallest vantage point, Sydney Tower, and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, where you can gaze at 700 species of beautiful sea creatures.

  3. Day3 Visit the Powerhouse Museum

    We visit Sydney’s best universities on a guided tour, then the Powerhouse Museum – a contemporary museum focusing on the arts and sciences. There, you can explore fascinating exhibits in the Museum of Applied Arts and Science. In the afternoon, we visit the Australian Museum to learn about indigenous culture. This museum cares for over 20,000 objects from communities across Australia and the Torres Strait.

  4. Day4 Visit the Parliament House

    We drive from Sydney to Canberra, the nation’s capital. Tour historic Parliament House and the Canberra Museum and Gallery, which houses the amazing work of Sir Sidney Nolan. In the afternoon we visit the Australian Institute of Sport, where you might see some of Australia’s top athletes in training, experience interactive sports exhibits, and see a unique collection of Australian sports memorabilia.

  5. Day5 Visit the Australian National University

    Spend the morning on a guided tour of Australia’s top university, Australian National University. We then drive from Canberra to the picturesque Lakes Entrance, a popular holiday spot in the Gippsland National Park, with the opportunity to go dolphin or whale-watching.

  6. Day6 Visit the wildlife at Phillip Island

    We continue down the coast to Wilsons Promontory, a perfect setting to see some of Australia’s birdlife, and wildlife such as kangaroos and emus. We then travel further round the coast to Phillip Island, Victoria’s wildlife island. Explore the island before witnessing the Penguin Parade, with the adorable penguins arriving at sunset every day of the year.

  7. Day7 Shopping at Chadstone Shopping Centre

    We depart Phillip Island and head into Chadstone Shopping Centre, Australia’s largest shopping centre and well known for its designer boutiques and luxury brands. We go on to Melbourne city centre to enjoy dinner in Chinatown, whose settlement dates back to the gold rush days of the 1850s.

  8. Day8 Visit Melbourne University

    Spend the day visiting a top Melbourne University and visit the sights of the city such as the bustling Queen Victoria markets; Flinders Street Station with its distinctive dome, famous clocks and atrium; and Old Melbourne Gaol which once held bushranger Ned Kelly.

  9. Day 9 Explore Werribee Open Range Zoo

    Spend the morning exploring Werribee Open Range Zoo, home to lions, hippos, gorillas and more over its 200 hectares. We then begin the drive along the beautiful Great Ocean Road, one of Australia’s most scenic drives, taking you along cliff tops and surf beaches.

  10. Day 10 Blue Lakes and Twelve Apostles

    We continue along the Great Ocean Road. Blue Lakes and Twelve Apostles – a collection of rugged limestone stacks offshore which make for truly stunning photographs. We then travel to Naracoorte, a town on the Limestone Coast region of South Australia.

  11. Day 11 Naracoorte Caves

    Spend the morning exploring Naracoorte Caves, South Australia’s World Heritage site. Each cave open to the public showcases a different natural feature of the region – such as fossils, geology or bats! We will then drive to South Australia’s capital city, Adelaide.

  12. Day 12 Explore Adelaide's schools and museums

    Today in Adelaide, visit University or schools, museum churches and dinner in Chinatown.

  13. Day 13 Venture to the Adelaide Hills

    It’s time for adventure in the Adelaide Hills, a beautiful green region of South Australia not far from the city. Try high ropes, zip line, the climbing tower and abseiling. There’s also a Giant Swing and the opportunity to learn bush skills like how to make a fire and build shelter.

  14. Day 14 Dine at the Adelaide Central market

    Today we tour Adelaide Central Market, a gourmet and fresh food hub encompassing Adelaide’s Chinatown and many interesting laneways. There are more than 80 vendors selling organic fruit, coffees, pastries, cheeses and more. It’s a delicious excursion through this iconic site which has been operating since 1869. We then depart for Adelaide Airport.

Hotels, Dormitories and Youth Hostels

Throughout the journey you will be staying in a variety of accommodation types which include hotels, dormitories and youth hostels. The accommodations will vary from twin share to group rooms with individual and shared bathrooms.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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