Fly into Melbourne for 3 nights in 4.5 star luxury in the CBD. Take a guided shopaholic tour of the city’s back street warehouses and pop-up sales, indulge in an Italian long lunch on Lygon Street, cruise the Yarra and embark on a walking tour of Melbourne’s iconic laneways and arcades. Top it off with a glam night out at Her Majesty’s Theatre with dinner and the hit musical ‘Muriel’s Wedding’.
19th March 2019
Flying into Melbourne we’re set to unearth this vibrant and exciting city. First up we board our opulent ‘Diamond Class’ coach and make our way into the hub of Melbourne enjoying a city sights tour along the way.
3 Night Stay: Crowne Plaza, Melbourne CBD
Today we’ll enjoy a relaxed and fun day of discount retail therapy without the worry of carrying bags, negotiating public transport or finding directions. Join our local shopaholic tour host exploring back-street warehouses, pop-up sales and discount shopping streets such as Swan Street, Bridge Road and Smith Street. Discover Melbourne’s inner city suburbs including Richmond, Collingwood and Fitzroy as you shop till you drop in fashion discount outlets, accessory, bag and shoe shops and hard-to-find warehouse sales. We take you to the outlets that you may not find on your own, away from the shopping centres. Then it’s time to give your feet a rest and ignite your taste buds as we experience Australia’s best Little Italy. Brunetti’s in Lygon Street, Carlton is set in a sophisticated Roman aesthetic, replete with marble, murals and mosaics – the perfect location for an Italian indulgence. Next we head to Southbank Promenade to join Melbourne River Cruises. Within moments of departing Melbourne’s cultural centre we are cruising alongside picturesque gardens, parklands and some of our famous sporting arenas.
This morning we embark on a walking tour of Melbourne’s signature lanes and arcades, seeking out some of the cities quirkiest cafes, independent designers, street art, architecture and historical tales that make the city so enchanting. At the conclusion of our tour we break for lunch at Mr Tulk in the State Library of Victoria. The rest of the day is free to unearth the Melbourne of your choice, perhaps stroll along cultural Southbank to the Botanic Gardens, or visit the Melbourne Museum, the world is your oyster. Later we reunite for a night out on the town. Her Majesty’s Theatre is Melbourne’s premier theatre in the East End Theatre District, bringing Broadway to Australia and showcasing musicals, operas, plays and concerts. The elegant facade of the 1886 building, and superb Art Deco luxury of the renovated interior of the 1930’s create a majestic experience as we dine before taking our seats in readiness for the smash-hit musical, Muriel’s Wedding. Get ready to laugh, cry and sing along as this iconic Australian film takes to the stage!
A leisurely start to the day before we make our way to Tullamarine Airport for our respective flights home.
Non-refundable deposit of $800pp required within 14 days of making booking to secure your reservation. N.B. This package is subject to a fuel levy without notice for coach component.
Flights are arranged to suit the tour group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
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