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Essence of Australia

6N / 7D
3N 
Sydney
 → 2N 
Melbourne
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Included in this package
Hotel
Sightseeing
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Transfer
  • Tour Itinerary
  • Inclusions
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  • Tour Destinations

Tour Plan

Day 1 

Arrive in Sydney

Welcome to Sydney - the cosmopolitan hub of Australia. A fun and charismatic city for gastronomes, art lovers and outdoorsy people, Sydney is just the place to be for a relaxing holiday. From the Airport, get transferred to your place of stay on a shared basis in a coach/bus (seat-in-coach or SIC basis). Check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 2 

Sydney City Tour | Optional Tour: Tall Ship Cruise

Begin your day with a filling breakfast and prepare for a Sydney City Tour. You will be picked up from the hotel in a shared coach/bus (seat-in-coach or SIC basis) to travel through the famous attractions of Sydney. See Sydney’s white sandy northern beaches, including Bondi Beach. Take a walk around the historic Rocks area and hear about the early convict history. Thereafter, head to Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair for a postcard-perfect view of the Opera House in front of the bridge, before ending the tour at the city center.               
After the excursion, the rest of the day would be at leisure. You could either continue exploring Sydney on your own or go on an Optional Tour to enjoy a tall ship cruise (at an additional cost). Once at the dock, board the ship to sail around the beautiful Sydney Harbour. As the wind fills the sails, glide past the Opera House and experience the magical twilight views of Sydney's harbour. The tour would last for 1.5 hours
Later, retire to the comfort of your hotel room for the night.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 3 

Sydney - Blue Mountain and Sydney wildlife

After Breakfast, begin your Tour to discover the spectacular Blue Mountains and see native wildlife whilst you explore World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park. This rugged and beautiful region forms part of the Great Dividing Range, linking tropical north to temperate south, while dividing coastal cities from the vast Outback. Enjoy a stop at Echo Point and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation and have an opportunity to visit the Waradah Aboriginal Centre and hear the ancient Aboriginal legends of this impressive rock formation (own expense). Arrive at Scenic World and join the optional Blue Mountain rides - Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway (own expense). These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys, canyons and Three Sisters rock formation. Discover Leura village where you will have free time for lunch or the chance to wander the streets. Next, we enjoy an afternoon encounter at Featherdale Park and have your photo taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and cute little fairy penguins. Our last stop will be at Homebush Bay, the venue of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Here, you have the opportunity to catch your river cruise vessel back to Sydney and enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Parramatta River (own expense). If you do not wish to join the ferry, the coach will travel back to Sydney. Overnight stay in Sydney Hotel.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 4 

Departure from Sydney, arrival in Melbourne

Check out from the hotel and head to the Sydney airport for your journey to Melbourne. Arrive in Melbourne | Optional Tour: Dinner at Colonial Tramcar Restaurant
Vibrant cities, sun-drenched beaches, extraordinary adventure sports and thriving wildlife are some of the reasons that make Australia a traveller’s paradise. Your exciting holiday in Australia would begin with your arrival in Melbourne. With art galleries, theatres, landscapes gardens, parks, Victorian-era architecture and museums, Melbourne is the cultural hub of Australia. Upon arrival, clear your immigration formalities and head to your hotel. From the Melbourne airport, head to your place of stay on a shared basis in a shared coach/bus (seat-in-coach or SIC basis). Check-in at the hotel (standard check-in time is 2 pm and early check in depends upon the availability of the room at the hotel) and spend the rest of the day would be at leisure. During this free time, you could opt for an Optional Tour to enjoy a delectable dinner at the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant (at an additional cost). Delightful, exciting and fascinating, it is the world’s first restaurant on wheels. Enjoy lip-smacking Australian cuisine while riding along scenic streets. The tour would conclude in about 1.5 – 2 hours.
Later have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 5 

Melbourne City Tour | Optional Tour: Visit Eureka Skydeck with Edge Experience

Begin the day with a hearty breakfast and set out to explore Melbourne with a City Tour to explore the famous attractions of Melbourne. Make your way to Chinatown, a distinctive area lined with heritage buildings, museums and restaurants. Cross Swanston and Collins Street to reach Fitzroy Garden. After strolling around the flowerbeds, expansive lawns and fountains in the garden, proceed to the Parliament House. Up next, head to the Federation Square, a cultural hub of Melbourne with an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores. Swing by the Melbourne Cricket Ground (visit only from outside), Australia's premium stadium and a symbol of Melbourne’s sporting heritage, and end the tour at the city centre. The total duration of the tour would be 1.5 – 2 hours
After exploring the famous sights of Melbourne, spend the rest of the day at leisure. You could either relax in the comfortable hotel room or choose an Optional Tour to a 297.3-metre tall skyscraper - the Eureka Skydeck 88 (at an additional cost). See the panoramic view of the city’s skyline and enjoy the unique experience that gives you a chance to stand on a switch-operated glass cube that moves at a speed of 3 feet per second (1 m/s). Look over the Melbourne city district and spot its famous attractions. This tour would conclude in 1hour.
Post a day of exciting exploration, retire to the hotel room for the night.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 6 

Optional Tour: Excursion to Phillip Island

Post breakfast, spend the day at your own pace as it is at leisure. Continue your quest to explore Australia by choosing an Optional Tour to Phillip Island (at an additional cost). Journey south-east to visit Maru Koala and Animal Park to see koalas, kangaroos and native Australian birds. View the spectacular coastal scenery at the Nobbies (do note that Nobbies’ viewing is seasonal and dependent on daylight hours). From the walkways you may be able to catch a glimpse of Australia’s largest population of fur seals frolicking along the coastline. Browse through the Phillip Island Visitors Information Centre to learn about the penguins and their life on this island. The duration of the tour would be about 10 – 12 hours.
After that refreshing encounter with nature and its creations, return to the hotel room for a comfortable overnight stay.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 7 

Melbourne Departure

After the scrumptious Breakfast, we will check out at appropriate time and drive to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and give us your suggestions.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Inclusions

  • 3 Nights stay in Sydney
  • 3 Nights stay in Melbourne
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Sydney City Tour including famous Opera House
  • Blue Mountain and Sydney wildlife
  • Witness the best of Melbourne with a City Tour
  • Blue Mountains and Australian Wildlife
  • Return Airport Transfers in all cities
  • All Tours & Transfers are on SIC basis (Seat in coach)

Exclusions

  • Any Airfare, Visa Charges, Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Early Check-in and late Checkout in properties
  • Personal Expenses / Extras during Stay in Resort like laundry, Telephone calls, Medicines, Liquor
  • Entry Tickets / Meals other than those mentioned in Inclusions
  • Anything other than those mentioned in the ‘Inclusions’ list above
  • Any Surcharge, if applicable by the Hotel at the time of booking
  • GST as applicable.

Tour Activity

Pricing Calender

Visa Policies

Australia eVisa
  • Colour scan copy of  front & last page of a valid passport with at least six months validity from the date of departure. 
  • Confirmed Return Air ticket.
  • Income Tax Return for last 3 years.
  • Applicant Pan Card Copy & Aadhaar Card Copy.
  • Confirmed Hotel Reservation along with the Tour Itinerary.
  • Personal Bank Statement for last 6 months with sufficient balance.
  • Personal Covering letter mentioning the details of travel, details of the traveller, purpose of visit and duration of stay and Sponsorship Letter
  • Soft copy of recent coloured passport size photographs (35 mm wide by 45 mm high without border, white background)
Special Note:
The decision to grant or refuse a visa is the sole prerogative of the government of Australia.  We do not in any way influence the same.

Cancellation Policies

  • 25% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 51 Days or More
  • 50% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 50 – 36 Days
  • 75% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 35 – 21 Days
  • 100% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 20 Days or less.

Important Notes

  • Hotel normal check in time is 1400 - 1600 hours and check out time is 1000 - 1200 hours
  • Package cost is subject to change until full confirmation for package tour.
  • Rooms are subject to availability.
  • Room type (double or twin is Subject to Availability and is at sole discretion of the hotel)
  • Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule. Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.
  • All transfers tours based on Seat-In-Coach (SIC) basis (Shared Basis) other than mentioned in Inclusions.
  • Dinner coupons are of Indian restaurant based on buffet or set menu basis, outside hotel, without transfers.
  • PAN card copy required for billing.
  • The cost of outbound package tour is payable in convertible foreign exchange (subject to RBI/GOI regulation) except cost of ticket. Package Cost includes (Ground handling charges) Dollar segment, which will be taken out of your BTQ (Basic Travel Quota). ROE will be applicable at the time of final payment of the Tour Package.
  • Reservation Vouchers and Air Tickets will be handed over 3 days before the scheduled Tour, after receiving the full and final payment.
  • Selection of seats in Airline is subject to availability and is at sole discretion of the airlines.
  • As of now we are not holding any service, it is Subject to Availability. Booking process will start only after receiving booking amount.
  • Above tour prices are subject to change in the event of increase in hotel room rates levy by the hotel especially during Peak Season/Holiday surcharge and major events/fairs and convention.
  • Tour is in group & one may have to wait intermittently for transfers especially for pick-up and dropping as transfers services are used for other group tourists too.
  • The time schedule fixed by the local tour operator should be strictly adhered to. For any inconvenience, loss or consequence suffered due to tourist’s failure to keep the local tour operators timings, the tourist alone would be responsible. Please also note that unlike in the case of individual tailor made tour packages; you might have to adjust timings for the sake of general member of your tour group. Hotels mentioned now are only proposed at the moment. The hotel named in the service voucher shall be final.
  • This intimation supersede all previous offers by Company and any verbal communication or offer made earlier by any of our representatives.

Condition Apply
The aforementioned description is just for informative purpose. Final package tour components shall be mentioned on the voucher at the time of finalizing the tour package. The travel tour components mentioned here are subject to change at last minute variation that may occur due to factors beyond control of the Company. It is entirely your responsibility to check the Service Voucher(s) / Tickets / Visas / Insurance Policies carefully on delivery thereof and to let the Company know immediately in the event of any error.

Tour Destination

About City

Sydney
"The complete Australian experience"

Sydney is Australia's largest city and its most iconic tourist destination. Home to the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, this city is a mix of the country's best beaches, coastal and hilly hikes, modern art galleries, affluent shopping and lavish fine dining. Australia has fast evolved as a melting pot of cultures from across the world, and Sydney is perhaps the city which epitomises that the most anywhere in the country.

The shores of Sydney are synonymous with some of the best surf spots in Australia. A much-loved sport across the country, surfers from across the country and outside descend upon the city each year to tackle the waves. Being an important coastal city, seafood is another essential part of the experience the city has to offer. Many renowned Michelin-starred restaurants in the city offer sumptuous dishes highlighting the quality of the local marine fauna.

Sydney also offers a plethora of activities and sights for urban tourists who love exploring the innards of a modern-day metropolis. A cruise against the backdrop of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and sipping some coffee in the cafe of the Sydney Opera House are highly recommended. Large parks dotted around the city are great spots to lay back and relax on a sunny Australian day. 

Must Know Before You Visit Sydney
1. Hotel stays, restaurant bookings and sometimes popular tours should be booked well in advance as they get easily sold out due to Sydney being a very touristy city. Travellers should especially be mindful of this when travelling in the peak season for Australia.

2. Getting an Opal card, which can used to avail all modes of public transport within the city (even ferries) is a great way to save money and time when visiting Sydney.

3. When using the public transport system, always keep some amount of time as a buffer period when heading somewhere as Sydney is crowded and jam packed most of the time.

4. Travellers are advised to carry plenty of hats, caps and sunscreesn as the sun can get hot in Sydney especially during the summers.

5. While Beer is beloved in Australia, many beaches, parks and public zones are strictly alcohol free zones and any violation attracts hefty fines or other penalties.

Things To Do In Sydney

1. Sydney Opera House
Undoubtedly Sydney's number one tourist attraction, the Sydney Opera House is world famous. This landmark structure, built on a narrow stretch of land surrounded by water makes for a definite visit. The Sydney Opera House is an iconic structure of the city, located on Bennelong point. It is also recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Revel in the beauty of this structure, by simply taking a walk around it, eating in its restaurants and hanging around its lobbies. Or get a full guided tour into the building, its history, rooms, halls, and even backstage where the performers all put on their armour. A trip to Sydney is incomplete without a picture at the Opera.

2. Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour is a well known hangout spot in the city. It is a buzzing pedestrian area, full with loads of shops, exhibitions, museums, and whole lot of bars and restaurants.

3. Bondi Beach
Sydney is known for its beaches and none is more popular than the Bondi. Attracting hordes of people every year, the Bondi beach is a fantastic place for relaxing, swimming, surfing, having a round beach volleyball, or just soaking up the Aussie sun.

4. Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an iconic landmark of the city that connects the North Shore Sydney with the CBD. Built in 1932, the combination of the bridge, the Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House has become the most popular portrait of Sydney. It is the tallest steel arch bridge in the world.

5. Royal Botanical Gardens
Located next to the iconic Sydney Harbour, the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney are a massive green space found close to the hustle and bustle of the city’s CBD. Spanning about 30 hectares, these gardens provide a tranquil setting to enjoy a picnic and some fresh air as you are treated to scenic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and the Harbour.

6. The Rocks
The Rocks is a famous Sydney neighbourhood, just extending into the Sydney Harbour. It is a historic locality and was actually the first place the Europeans settled in. It has a plethora of activites and attractions to indulge in.

7. Taronga Zoo
The Tarongo Zoo is a massive zoological park in the prime suburb of Mosman. Just overlooking the Sydney Harbour, it is home to over 4000 animals.

8. Queen Victoria Building
Built in the late 19th century in the Romanesque Revival style, the Queen Victoria Building is a beautiful piece of architecture, quite appropriately housing some of the best and up-scale shopping brands.

9. Hyde Park
Near the city centre, the Hyde Park is a vast spread of green land. The beautiful park is full of green lawns, pretty flowers and rich trees, and also has the Archibald Fountain and Anzac War Memorial.

10. Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
This expansive Aquarium is located in the popular precinct of Darling Harbour and houses a huge collection of aquatic animals, with various different exhibits and over 700 species.

11. Sydney Tower
The Sydney Tower is the tallest structure in the city and forms a prominent part of Sydney's skyline. Featuring a shopping centre, restaurants and entertainment facilities, the prime attraction of the tower is the Sydney Tower Eye, an observation deck 250 metres above the ground, granting visitors an unforgettable view of Sydney’s cityscape.

12. Luna Park
Luna Park is Sydney's prime amusement park, and has been so since 1932. The park has a simple collection of rides and is a favourite, obviously, among the kids.

13. China Town
Sydney's Chinatown is a tourist hotspot. Travellers and locals alike flock to Chinatown to taste the cuisines, shop and absorb the culture is small space between Darling Harbour and Central Station.

14. Circular Quay
Circular Quay is an absolutely buzzing place. From cafes, restaurants and little shops, to street performers dazzling the onlookers and tourists rushing for harbour cruises, it's quite the place to be.

15. Australian Museum
Situated on College Street, the Australian Museum is the country's oldest standing museum, globally reputed for it's collections in natural history and anthropology. The age old museum was first opened in 1827. It moved to it's current location in 1849. By the end of the 19th century, various expeditions were launched to collect more artefacts.

16. Powerhouse Museum
The Powerhouse Museum is a fascinating science museum that was established in 1879. It houses a collection of fascinating objects and items dating from the period it was established to present day. The museum is a wing of of the Museum of Applied Sciences, Sydney and houses more than 4,00,000 items used in various fields in the last 125 years, including transportation, communication, media, IT and so on.

17. St. Mary's Cathedral
The St. Mary's Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Sydney. There have been many Roman Catholic cathedrals in Sydney over the years, but the present cathedral was built in 1868.

18. Cockatoo Island
Dotted with charming industrial relics, the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Cockatoo Island sits in the middle of Sydney Harbour in New South Wales, Australia. A kaleidoscopic blend of convict and wartime history, this little island is one of Sydney’s best-kept secret. Previously this place was used as a prison and houses a massive shipyard where naval vessels and boats were repaired during the Second World War. 

19. Chinese Garden Of Friendship
The Chinese Garden Of Friendship is a tranquil lush green oasis located at the southern side of Darling Harbour. This spectacular Garden follows the Yin-Yang style and it was built in 1986. The Garden signifies the Friendship between Sydney and Guangdong China. It features beautiful pathways, exotic plants, colourful blooming flowers, soothing water bodies and a wonderful man-made lake filled with Koi fish.

20. Blue Mountains
The beautiful Blue Mountains are situated in New South Wales, in Sydney, and are one of the most remarkable attractions in Australia. This mountain range, which is spread over an area of 11,400 square kilometres, was formed from a sandstone bedrock from a dissected plateau.

What are the top sightseeing places in Sydney? 

The top sightseeing places in Sydney are Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour, Bondi Beach, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Royal Botanic Gardens, The Rocks.

Which are the best adventure sports to do in sydney?

1. White Water Rafting: White Water Rafting is one of the most loved sport that you can try out in Sydney as it is open for both beginners as well as veterans. You just need to tuck into the protection gears and then take a thrilling splash into the calm and vicious rapids. 

2. Shark Diving: Shark diving is truly one of the most loved adventure sports that tourists love to try out during their visit. This will be a once in a lifetime experience when you will witness the extensive underwater life. You will get to see large sharks floating just next to you. 

3. Bungee Jumping: Bungee Jumping lets you jump from a great height enjoying the free fall from an elevated platform. You will be provided with necessary training so that you don’t panic during the activity. 

4. Hang Gliding: Hang Gliding gives you a chance to fly freely like a bird in the air. It will surely be a dream come true adventure sport that lets you capture scenic landscapes.

How is the nightlife of Sydney?

The nightlife of Sydney is world-renowned for its vibrancy and diversity. From chic cocktail bars and clubs to rowdy pub crawls and late-night dining, there's something for everyone to enjoy after dark in this cosmopolitan city. Visitors can explore the vibrant Chinatown district or dance the night away at one of the many iconic nightclubs.

How can I commute within Sydney? 

Sydney today has decently connected bus and rail services throughout the city. The train services are operated by the Transport for New South Wales, while the bus services are managed by the government and private contractors both, the former controlling the areas previously accessed by trams, and most of the others operated by the latter. Even the ferry system of Sydney is quite well adapted, with it's main terminal at Circular Quay. The Opal Travel pass makes it very easy to travel in the city. You can top it up with money and then use it on the go across all modes of transport.

Best Time To Visit Sydney

The best time to visit Sydney is Spring (September - November) or Autumn (Mid-February to May). These two periods are characterised by pleasant and dry weather, making it an excellent time for outdoor activities and exploration. Travel and accommodation costs are also considerably lesser during these months compared to the peak summer season.

About City

Melbourne
"The Victorian Metropolitan"

Second, only to Sydney in terms of population, Melbourne is a vibrant city in southern Australia, considered to be the cultural capital of the country. Considered to be one the best cities in the world to live in, it has long vied with Sydney to be Australia's picture postcard destination. Melbourne, like Sydney, is a melting pot of cultures and is famous for hosting major art and music festivals, and sporting events and is home to some of the country's best fine dining institutions. The city also offers a unique insight into the history and culture of the Aboriginal community, the original inhabitants of the vast island nation.

Touring Melbourne on foot is a great way to feel the dynamic city streets beneath one's feet and soak in the vibe of this great city. With alleyways filled with street art, crowded streets of trendy cafes and street musicians and local markets with the freshest produce, there is always something to discover on the next corner. Melbourne City Centre is a bustling and historic neighbourhood of the city, known for its shopping and chic eateries. Queen Victoria Market which is one of the largest open-air markets is highly recommended as well.

Melbourne also houses an array of museums, wildlife parks and an aquarium, not to mention the absolutely breathtaking and serene Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. Besides this, the nightlife in the city is fantastic with trendy rooftop bars and lavish nightclubs hosting large crowds of tourists and locals alike.

Must Know Before You Visit Melbourne

1. Melbourne is a very touristy city and it is recommended to book accomodations well in advance before your visit as the best options can be booked out quick.

2. For most tourists, using the public transport system is a great way to save money. Getting the myki or myli explorer saves a lot of money on using the public transport options.

3. While Melbourne has distinct seasons, it can experience chilly windy days and bright sun on the same day. Be sure to pack appropriately with this in mind.

4. When visiting the local attractions, travellers in larger groups can apply for the Melbourne City Card of Iventure Card to save money for the ticket prices. 

Things To Do In Melbourne

1. Queen Victoria Market
Queen Victoria Market, carrying its 140+ years of legacy, is situated in Melbourne. It serves as a one-stop destination for fresh veggies, clothes, snacks, beverages, souvenirs, hand-made products, imported finds, and awakening coffee to taste! Stretching across two city blocks, the market is home to 600 small businesses and is a significant landmark of the central business district of Melbourne, serving as a retail and wholesale hub since the late 1860s.

2. National Gallery of Victoria
The National Gallery of Victoria, or NGV, is located in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1861, it is the oldest museum in the country and archives an abundance of heritage showcased through its magnificent collection of over 70,000 exemplary art compositions! The collection bears witness to the various ideas, styles, and disciplines of art across centuries and cultures in the country.

3. Shrine of Remembrance
The Shrine of Remembrance is the national War memorial of Victoria and a landmark of Melbourne. Originally dedicated to the brave contributions of the servicemen of Victoria in World War I, it is currently a tribute to all the brave Australians who served in war for the country, and is among Australia’s largest war memorials.

4. Melbourne Cricket Ground
Built in the mid 19th century, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, or simply the MCG, is the Australian Cricket Team's primary and largest home stadium.

5. Eureka Tower
The Eureka Tower stands at a staggering height of almost 300 metres tall. It is extremely popular among the people for it's viewpoint, the Skydeck 88.

6. Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Garden in Melbourne is home to over 50,000 plants like camellias, rainforest flora, succulents, cacti, Californian species, herbs, plants from Southern China, and many more species. Catch sight of the Guilfoyle’s Volcano and Melbourne Observatory. Visit the Terrace or Jardin Tan cafe to relish delicacies and the Gardens shop to pick botanical souvenirs. Lakes and natural wildlife complete the natural aesthetic of the garden.

7. Melbourne Zoo
Within the Royal National Park in Parkville is situated the Melbourne Zoo or the Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens. Home to over 320 species of wildlife, visitors can spot Tigers wandering, Monkeys swinging, Orangutans, the Trail of Elephants, Wombats, Asian pachyderms, African Zebras, and Savanna Giraffes. One can also witness marine life creatures like Penguins and fur seals and also closely interact with Australian Koalas and Kangaroos in their natural habitat.

8. Yarra Valley
A 1.5-hour drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley offers more than a scenic view. Immerse yourself in the indigenous restaurants and wine tasting from over 70 wineries, waterfalls, and gardens. Watch the sunrise on the Hot air balloon, stop at local markets and gourmet stalls, taste their Yarra Valley Dairy Cheese and chocolate, visit the Four Pillars distillery, Ice Creamery Factory, and Healesville Sanctuary, home to over 200 species of wildlife, interact with Koalas and kangaroos.

9. Great Ocean Road
Along the southwest coast of Victoria lies the Great Ocean Road Drive. Stretching 243 kilometres along Australia's southeastern coast, it is widely believed to be one of the most scenic and beautiful drives in the country. On this drive, one can witness the 12 Apostles, Apollo Bay, waterfalls, ancient lighthouses, tree-top adventures, wildlife wonders, and beaches. Wildlife sightings such as Koalas, Kangaroos, and even whales over the shores are quite common as well.

10. Dandenong Ranges
East of Melbourne City, the Dandenong Ranges are low mountain ranges covered by an enchanting spread of lush green forests, lovely little villages and awe-inspiring beauty.

11. Melbourne Museum
Learn all about life in Victoria at the Melbourne Museum, one of the most popular and loved museum across Australia. It gives a rich and authentic insight into the country's culture, history, and environment. The museum also hosts incredible temporary exhibitions that brings intriguing collections from all over the world.

12. Melbourne City Centre
The Melbourne City Centre is where the foundation of the city was laid back in 1835. Today it is one of the busiest areas of the city, filled with shops, boutiques, restaurants, theatres and even sports stadiums.

13. Sea Life Aquarium
Home to over 500 species of aquatic animals, the Sea life Melbourne aquarium is located in central Melbourne. The majestic king, gentoo penguins, and the world's largest crocodile are some of the aquarium's main attractions. Experience dining under the massive oceanarium among stingrays, sharks, and many multi-coloured fishes. 4D aquatic cinema shows, hands-on wave touch pools, feeding shows, and other programs help visitors virtually interact with marine life as well.

14. River Cruise
Tours along the Yarra river are popular among tourists, offering a unique perspective of the city.

15. Royal Exhibition Building
Built in 1880, the Royal Exhibition Building is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight, and was the first building in Australia to get this status. It's magnificent architecture and imposing size make it a popular tourist attraction.

16. Scienceworks
Another wing of the Museum Victoria, Scienceworks is a world famous science museum, which offers an enjoyable and interative experience.

17. Healesville Sanctuary
Looking for a wildlife adventure? Healesville Sanctuary is the answer. Nestled in the Yarra Valley near Melbourne, Healesville Sanctuary is a bushland haven for different species of Australian native animals and birds. It is a part of Zoos Victoria and is spread over an area of 30 hectares. The sanctuary is one of the two places across the globe that has successfully bred a Platypus. Wander through the tranquil trails and get a glimpse of the wildlife in the exhibits.

18. Flinders Street Station
Melbourne's main hub for intra-city transit, marked by its iconic architecture, Flinders Street Station also happens to be Australia's oldest and busiest railway station. 

19. Degraves Street
Situated in the Central Business District in Melbourne, Degraves street is a pedestrian walkway known for its sit-out cafes and eateries. This narrow laneway houses restaurants, cafes, breweries, garments and fashion outlets, sweet treats, victorian-hand-made gifts, jewellery, and much more around every corner. The Flinders Street Station is easily accessible from here. One can expect to find it packed with crowds throughout the week.

20. South Melbourne Market
Popularly known as the ‘local village market’, the South Melbourne Market, located in Melbourne, Victoria, is famous for its coffee, cafes, and restaurants serving food from locally procured ingredients. The highlight of this market is the four-day Moomba festival held annually. Merchandise like local handicrafts, homeware, garments, books, and fashion equipment are also available. In addition, live concerts, exhibitions, and offerings display support for their rich heritage.

21. Organ Pipes National Park
Situated in the central region of Victoria, The Organ Pipes National Park is famous for its geological location and the Organ Pipes hanging off a cliff. The Rosette Rock, Keilor Plains, and Tessellated Pavement, with fossils dating back to 4 million years, are notable attractions of the park. Native plants and rich wildlife with animals like Kangaroos, Echidnas, and Platypus are sited here. Trails are tailored to show around corners of the park. Camping, fishing, hiking, and picnicking are everyday activities one can try their hand at while visiting the park.

22. Abbotsford Convent
The Abbotsford Convent is located in Abbotsford, Victoria. It is a preserve of Culture, Learning, and Creativity, a space, home to over 100 art studios, galleries, eateries and cafes, radio stations, a school, open-air cinema, all surrounded by greenery. St. Heliers Street Gallery, an artistically rich space, is a ‘must-visit’. The Convent has educational and social history tours, mysteries podcasts, exhibitions, markets, festivals, private and corporate events, workshops, and performances to celebrate community enrichment.

23. Astor Theatre
The Astor Theatre in St Kilda, Australia, provides a grand cinematic experience, running old classics, cult favourites, and select new releases via a single-screen in a not-so ‘old-fashioned’ auditorium. The space is equipped with the Barco 4K Digital Projector and a hi-fi audio system elevating the quality of audio and visuals. Their seats lack comfort due to heritage protection, exhibiting ancient Victorian vibes. The nearby train station and restaurants attract customers due to the easy access. Stalls are available, serving snacks and beverages.

24. Flinders Lane
Located in Melbourne, Flinders Lane is a hotspot for world-renowned fine dining, galleries, and fashion labels. Grill Americano, Supernormal, Coda, Tippy Tay, and Kenzan are popular eateries around the area. Visit the nearby Degraves street for cafes, bars, coffee, and garment boutiques. Anna Schwartz Gallery and Flinders Lane Gallery hold exhibitions. Umpteen handicrafts, jewellery, and homeware authentic to the Victorian era are available here. Do not miss visiting historic buildings like Murray and Chapter House.

25. Heide Museum of Modern Art
The Heide Museum of Modern Art is situated in Bulleen, a suburb of Melbourne. It houses modern and contemporary art. The pleasant garden at Heide serves as a great picnic spot for visitors, and the sculpture park is also one other major attraction within the museum. Exhibitions are held with the Heide Market showcasing works of artistry expertise and handcrafted goods. Learning opportunities are offered too. The cafe Heide serves coffee, breakfast, and lunch made from seasonal produce grown in-house in the kitchen garden.

26. Fitzroy Gardens
Situated in East Melbourne, Fitzroy Gardens is home to a wide array of Flora, historical buildings, and sculptures. Sites of Heritage and Tourist Attractions include the Captain Cook’s Cottage, Carved Fairies Tree, the Scarred Tree, Myriad Fountains, Statues, Model Tudor Village, Band Pavillion, Sinclair’s Cottage, and the Rotunda. In addition, scenic water elements are distributed throughout the garden that visitors can spot while on a leisurely stroll.

27. Hamer Hall
Hamer Hall, formerly the Melbourne Concert Hall, is Melbourne's top location for orchestra and chamber music. Concerts including jazz, rock, pop, multicultural, chamber, classical, cabaret, and contemporary music with an Assistive Hearing System are held in Hamer Hall's space of 2500 seats throughout the year. In addition, companies like the Australian Ballet, Opera Australia, and Melbourne Theatre organize regular events and performances at the Hall.

28. State Theatre
The State Theatre, located in Melbourne, is part of the Arts Centre Melbourne. The underground space is ideally used for artists showcasing their talents in the form of theatre performances, dancing, and musical talents, specifically Ballet and Opera. The Theatre is equipped with Assistive Hearing System enriching every execution ever! Opera Australia and Australian Ballet host varied events and acts regularly. Do not forget to notice the 75,000 tiny brass cups adorning the ceiling of this gigantic setting.

29. St Kilda Victoria
Known as the beachside playground, St Kilda is an inner suburb in Melbourne. Visitor attractions like Luna Park, Catani Gardens, and Acland street. Visitors can cycle along the shores of the Phillip port, walk through the sandy beach, and enjoy the outdoor pubs, cafes, multi-cuisine restaurants, and breweries on Fitzroy street. It houses Melbourne’s famous St Kilda beach, the Astor, and St Kilda Breakwater, where penguins can be spotted. Catch a show, go shopping or just relax at St Kilda, one destination for all leisure.

30. Lune Croissanterie
Located in Melbourne, and Fitzroy, Lune Croissanterie is famous for its artisanal confectionery and natural ingredients used in its composition. Their Croissants were declared as ‘finest’ in the world by The New York Times. Other specialities on the menu include sweet treats like Kouign-amann, pain au chocolat, doughnuts, cakes, and a good brew. The pâtisserie introduces monthly specials as well. Be sure to experience their Lune Lab, a fine dining experience authentic to the taste of the Lunes.

31. Sidney Myer Music Bowl
Amidst the Kings Domain Gardens in Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a famous summertime location, famous for Carols by Candlelight and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra., their annual event. In addition, it hosts yearlong live concerts, symphony performances, theatre, and more. The music hub has seen some world-renowned artists like Paul McCartney, Neil Diamond, Metallica, Florence, and The Seekers. It was nominated for the Best Venue Award at the Music Victoria Awards in 2021.

32. Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens
Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens is located in the Sherbrooke settlement, Victoria, Australia. It is known for its water elements and extensive and seasonally changing flora like orchids, azaleas, ferns, maple leaves, rhododendrons, and camellias, all adorning the trails of the garden. Lakes, picnic spots, curated trails, and boathouses at the venue magnify the individual experience. Cafes and food joints serve delicious food whilst you admire nature.

33. Starward Distillery
Located in Melbourne, Starward Distillery is dignified as the microbrewing capital of Australia. Made from high-quality secret ingredients and aged in red wine barrels, the authentic Australian whiskey made here has a unique, lighter, and fruitier taste. The venue exhibits sophisticated visitor facilities that include a bar and food joints. Touring and wine tasting add to the wholesome experience.

34. Bellarine Peninsula
Located southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Bellarine Peninsula offers tourists beaches, vineries, authentic village markets, breweries, museums, water sports, and exposure to fine dining! You can opt for curated tours, like the Seal and Dolphin swim, Balloon Flights in Geelong, Fort Queenscliff, and Local Wildlife sightseeing. Hit the beach at Barwon Head, look out for Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, and consume the traditions at Narana Cultural Centre.

35. The Toff in Town
The Toff is situated in Curtin House, Melbourne offering fine dining with a musical ambience every evening. Their private train-carriage theme is famous to book for a relaxed evening with friends while they serve you exceptional Thai food. The venue has an extensive food and drinks menu, brought to your booth! Also hosted are late-night parties with gigs, DJ nights, comical performances, and cabaret acts.

36. Block Arcade
Situated in the centre of Melbourne’s CBD, Block arcade is a luxury shopping arcade with branded fashion outlets, cafes, bakeries, vintage jewellery, gift stores, and art. It is home to the original Hopetoun Tea Rooms and renowned traders like Basement Discs, Sol Alpaca, and Haigh’s Chocolates, Australia’s premium chocolatiers! Private functions are held at the venue, and a guided tour twice every week showing around the luxury food outlets and artisan cafes, explaining the rich history behind the 100-year-old building.

37. Street Art at Centre Place
Centre Place is located between Collins Street and Flinders Lane in Melbourne. The laneway is lined with shopping outlets, food corners, boutiques, and coffee shops. Notice the varying, colour-splashed Street Art and innovative Graffiti painting on the walls of this street. The stencil work and details are elaborately themed, almost professional looking. Visit Jungle Juice for international coffee, Aix for crepes, dumplings at ShanDong MaMa Mini, and Hell’s Kitchen to chug a cold beer.

38. Lake Mountain Alpine Resort
A two-hour drive from Melbourne, Lake Mountain Alpine Resort offers fun activities like mountain biking, skiing, tobogganing and snow play, and snowshoeing. The kid-friendly toboggans are family-recommended, and the best time for this is between early June and late September. Village Run, Koala Creek, and Leadbeaters are the three major slopes for tobogganing. Other popular nearby places include Healesville sanctuary, phantom falls, and lake mountain Bristo, which serve locally seasoned food.

What are the top sightseeing places in Melbourne? 

The top sightseeing places in Melbourne are Queen Victoria Market, National Gallery of Victoria, Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Eureka Tower, Royal Botanic Gardens.

How can I commute within Melbourne? 

Though most of the population depends on self driven cars to commute, Melbourne's public transport system is quite well reputed. It has an extensive rail network comprising of 230 stations in and around the city. Melbourne also has the biggest tram network in the world, meaning you get exceptional connectivity throughout the city at not every expensive prices. Purchase a myki ticket for ease of travel, which covers all of the city's public transport.

What is the best time to visit Melbourne?

The autumn months are the time when Melbourne is host to many food and cultural events and festivals, and the city is still quite lively after a long and busy summer. The many gardens in the city are quite beautiful too, such as the Royal Botanic Garden and the Carlton Gardens, and the temperature especially is very pleasant for a great day out. Moreover, since summer is considered to be the tourist season, prices fall significantly during the autumn season, reducing your budget requirements considerably.

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Essence of Australia

3N 
Sydney
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Melbourne
6 Nights / 7 Days
Included in this package
Hotel
Sightseeing
Meals
Transfer
  • Tour Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Policies
  • Tour Destinations

Tour Plan

Day 1 

Arrive in Sydney

Welcome to Sydney - the cosmopolitan hub of Australia. A fun and charismatic city for gastronomes, art lovers and outdoorsy people, Sydney is just the place to be for a relaxing holiday. From the Airport, get transferred to your place of stay on a shared basis in a coach/bus (seat-in-coach or SIC basis). Check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 2 

Sydney City Tour | Optional Tour: Tall Ship Cruise

Begin your day with a filling breakfast and prepare for a Sydney City Tour. You will be picked up from the hotel in a shared coach/bus (seat-in-coach or SIC basis) to travel through the famous attractions of Sydney. See Sydney’s white sandy northern beaches, including Bondi Beach. Take a walk around the historic Rocks area and hear about the early convict history. Thereafter, head to Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair for a postcard-perfect view of the Opera House in front of the bridge, before ending the tour at the city center.               
After the excursion, the rest of the day would be at leisure. You could either continue exploring Sydney on your own or go on an Optional Tour to enjoy a tall ship cruise (at an additional cost). Once at the dock, board the ship to sail around the beautiful Sydney Harbour. As the wind fills the sails, glide past the Opera House and experience the magical twilight views of Sydney's harbour. The tour would last for 1.5 hours
Later, retire to the comfort of your hotel room for the night.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 3 

Sydney - Blue Mountain and Sydney wildlife

After Breakfast, begin your Tour to discover the spectacular Blue Mountains and see native wildlife whilst you explore World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park. This rugged and beautiful region forms part of the Great Dividing Range, linking tropical north to temperate south, while dividing coastal cities from the vast Outback. Enjoy a stop at Echo Point and see the famous Three Sisters rock formation and have an opportunity to visit the Waradah Aboriginal Centre and hear the ancient Aboriginal legends of this impressive rock formation (own expense). Arrive at Scenic World and join the optional Blue Mountain rides - Scenic Railway, Cableway or Skyway (own expense). These rides are a great way to see the steep valleys, canyons and Three Sisters rock formation. Discover Leura village where you will have free time for lunch or the chance to wander the streets. Next, we enjoy an afternoon encounter at Featherdale Park and have your photo taken with a cuddly koala, see kangaroos, wombats, dingoes and cute little fairy penguins. Our last stop will be at Homebush Bay, the venue of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Here, you have the opportunity to catch your river cruise vessel back to Sydney and enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Parramatta River (own expense). If you do not wish to join the ferry, the coach will travel back to Sydney. Overnight stay in Sydney Hotel.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 4 

Departure from Sydney, arrival in Melbourne

Check out from the hotel and head to the Sydney airport for your journey to Melbourne. Arrive in Melbourne | Optional Tour: Dinner at Colonial Tramcar Restaurant
Vibrant cities, sun-drenched beaches, extraordinary adventure sports and thriving wildlife are some of the reasons that make Australia a traveller’s paradise. Your exciting holiday in Australia would begin with your arrival in Melbourne. With art galleries, theatres, landscapes gardens, parks, Victorian-era architecture and museums, Melbourne is the cultural hub of Australia. Upon arrival, clear your immigration formalities and head to your hotel. From the Melbourne airport, head to your place of stay on a shared basis in a shared coach/bus (seat-in-coach or SIC basis). Check-in at the hotel (standard check-in time is 2 pm and early check in depends upon the availability of the room at the hotel) and spend the rest of the day would be at leisure. During this free time, you could opt for an Optional Tour to enjoy a delectable dinner at the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant (at an additional cost). Delightful, exciting and fascinating, it is the world’s first restaurant on wheels. Enjoy lip-smacking Australian cuisine while riding along scenic streets. The tour would conclude in about 1.5 – 2 hours.
Later have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 5 

Melbourne City Tour | Optional Tour: Visit Eureka Skydeck with Edge Experience

Begin the day with a hearty breakfast and set out to explore Melbourne with a City Tour to explore the famous attractions of Melbourne. Make your way to Chinatown, a distinctive area lined with heritage buildings, museums and restaurants. Cross Swanston and Collins Street to reach Fitzroy Garden. After strolling around the flowerbeds, expansive lawns and fountains in the garden, proceed to the Parliament House. Up next, head to the Federation Square, a cultural hub of Melbourne with an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores. Swing by the Melbourne Cricket Ground (visit only from outside), Australia's premium stadium and a symbol of Melbourne’s sporting heritage, and end the tour at the city centre. The total duration of the tour would be 1.5 – 2 hours
After exploring the famous sights of Melbourne, spend the rest of the day at leisure. You could either relax in the comfortable hotel room or choose an Optional Tour to a 297.3-metre tall skyscraper - the Eureka Skydeck 88 (at an additional cost). See the panoramic view of the city’s skyline and enjoy the unique experience that gives you a chance to stand on a switch-operated glass cube that moves at a speed of 3 feet per second (1 m/s). Look over the Melbourne city district and spot its famous attractions. This tour would conclude in 1hour.
Post a day of exciting exploration, retire to the hotel room for the night.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 6 

Optional Tour: Excursion to Phillip Island

Post breakfast, spend the day at your own pace as it is at leisure. Continue your quest to explore Australia by choosing an Optional Tour to Phillip Island (at an additional cost). Journey south-east to visit Maru Koala and Animal Park to see koalas, kangaroos and native Australian birds. View the spectacular coastal scenery at the Nobbies (do note that Nobbies’ viewing is seasonal and dependent on daylight hours). From the walkways you may be able to catch a glimpse of Australia’s largest population of fur seals frolicking along the coastline. Browse through the Phillip Island Visitors Information Centre to learn about the penguins and their life on this island. The duration of the tour would be about 10 – 12 hours.
After that refreshing encounter with nature and its creations, return to the hotel room for a comfortable overnight stay.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Day 7 

Melbourne Departure

After the scrumptious Breakfast, we will check out at appropriate time and drive to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and give us your suggestions.

Meal Included

Breakfast

Inclusions

  • 3 Nights stay in Sydney
  • 3 Nights stay in Melbourne
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Sydney City Tour including famous Opera House
  • Blue Mountain and Sydney wildlife
  • Witness the best of Melbourne with a City Tour
  • Blue Mountains and Australian Wildlife
  • Return Airport Transfers in all cities
  • All Tours & Transfers are on SIC basis (Seat in coach)

Exclusions

  • Any Airfare, Visa Charges, Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Early Check-in and late Checkout in properties
  • Personal Expenses / Extras during Stay in Resort like laundry, Telephone calls, Medicines, Liquor
  • Entry Tickets / Meals other than those mentioned in Inclusions
  • Anything other than those mentioned in the ‘Inclusions’ list above
  • Any Surcharge, if applicable by the Hotel at the time of booking
  • GST as applicable.

Tour Activity

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Visa Policies

Australia eVisa
  • Colour scan copy of  front & last page of a valid passport with at least six months validity from the date of departure. 
  • Confirmed Return Air ticket.
  • Income Tax Return for last 3 years.
  • Applicant Pan Card Copy & Aadhaar Card Copy.
  • Confirmed Hotel Reservation along with the Tour Itinerary.
  • Personal Bank Statement for last 6 months with sufficient balance.
  • Personal Covering letter mentioning the details of travel, details of the traveller, purpose of visit and duration of stay and Sponsorship Letter
  • Soft copy of recent coloured passport size photographs (35 mm wide by 45 mm high without border, white background)
Special Note:
The decision to grant or refuse a visa is the sole prerogative of the government of Australia.  We do not in any way influence the same.

Cancellation Policies

  • 25% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 51 Days or More
  • 50% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 50 – 36 Days
  • 75% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled between 35 – 21 Days
  • 100% of Holiday Package Cost will be applicable, Cancelled 20 Days or less.

Important Notes

  • Hotel normal check in time is 1400 - 1600 hours and check out time is 1000 - 1200 hours
  • Package cost is subject to change until full confirmation for package tour.
  • Rooms are subject to availability.
  • Room type (double or twin is Subject to Availability and is at sole discretion of the hotel)
  • Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule. Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.
  • All transfers tours based on Seat-In-Coach (SIC) basis (Shared Basis) other than mentioned in Inclusions.
  • Dinner coupons are of Indian restaurant based on buffet or set menu basis, outside hotel, without transfers.
  • PAN card copy required for billing.
  • The cost of outbound package tour is payable in convertible foreign exchange (subject to RBI/GOI regulation) except cost of ticket. Package Cost includes (Ground handling charges) Dollar segment, which will be taken out of your BTQ (Basic Travel Quota). ROE will be applicable at the time of final payment of the Tour Package.
  • Reservation Vouchers and Air Tickets will be handed over 3 days before the scheduled Tour, after receiving the full and final payment.
  • Selection of seats in Airline is subject to availability and is at sole discretion of the airlines.
  • As of now we are not holding any service, it is Subject to Availability. Booking process will start only after receiving booking amount.
  • Above tour prices are subject to change in the event of increase in hotel room rates levy by the hotel especially during Peak Season/Holiday surcharge and major events/fairs and convention.
  • Tour is in group & one may have to wait intermittently for transfers especially for pick-up and dropping as transfers services are used for other group tourists too.
  • The time schedule fixed by the local tour operator should be strictly adhered to. For any inconvenience, loss or consequence suffered due to tourist’s failure to keep the local tour operators timings, the tourist alone would be responsible. Please also note that unlike in the case of individual tailor made tour packages; you might have to adjust timings for the sake of general member of your tour group. Hotels mentioned now are only proposed at the moment. The hotel named in the service voucher shall be final.
  • This intimation supersede all previous offers by Company and any verbal communication or offer made earlier by any of our representatives.

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The aforementioned description is just for informative purpose. Final package tour components shall be mentioned on the voucher at the time of finalizing the tour package. The travel tour components mentioned here are subject to change at last minute variation that may occur due to factors beyond control of the Company. It is entirely your responsibility to check the Service Voucher(s) / Tickets / Visas / Insurance Policies carefully on delivery thereof and to let the Company know immediately in the event of any error.

Tour Destination

About City

Sydney
"The complete Australian experience"

Sydney is Australia's largest city and its most iconic tourist destination. Home to the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, this city is a mix of the country's best beaches, coastal and hilly hikes, modern art galleries, affluent shopping and lavish fine dining. Australia has fast evolved as a melting pot of cultures from across the world, and Sydney is perhaps the city which epitomises that the most anywhere in the country.

The shores of Sydney are synonymous with some of the best surf spots in Australia. A much-loved sport across the country, surfers from across the country and outside descend upon the city each year to tackle the waves. Being an important coastal city, seafood is another essential part of the experience the city has to offer. Many renowned Michelin-starred restaurants in the city offer sumptuous dishes highlighting the quality of the local marine fauna.

Sydney also offers a plethora of activities and sights for urban tourists who love exploring the innards of a modern-day metropolis. A cruise against the backdrop of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and sipping some coffee in the cafe of the Sydney Opera House are highly recommended. Large parks dotted around the city are great spots to lay back and relax on a sunny Australian day. 

Must Know Before You Visit Sydney
1. Hotel stays, restaurant bookings and sometimes popular tours should be booked well in advance as they get easily sold out due to Sydney being a very touristy city. Travellers should especially be mindful of this when travelling in the peak season for Australia.

2. Getting an Opal card, which can used to avail all modes of public transport within the city (even ferries) is a great way to save money and time when visiting Sydney.

3. When using the public transport system, always keep some amount of time as a buffer period when heading somewhere as Sydney is crowded and jam packed most of the time.

4. Travellers are advised to carry plenty of hats, caps and sunscreesn as the sun can get hot in Sydney especially during the summers.

5. While Beer is beloved in Australia, many beaches, parks and public zones are strictly alcohol free zones and any violation attracts hefty fines or other penalties.

Things To Do In Sydney

1. Sydney Opera House
Undoubtedly Sydney's number one tourist attraction, the Sydney Opera House is world famous. This landmark structure, built on a narrow stretch of land surrounded by water makes for a definite visit. The Sydney Opera House is an iconic structure of the city, located on Bennelong point. It is also recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Revel in the beauty of this structure, by simply taking a walk around it, eating in its restaurants and hanging around its lobbies. Or get a full guided tour into the building, its history, rooms, halls, and even backstage where the performers all put on their armour. A trip to Sydney is incomplete without a picture at the Opera.

2. Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour is a well known hangout spot in the city. It is a buzzing pedestrian area, full with loads of shops, exhibitions, museums, and whole lot of bars and restaurants.

3. Bondi Beach
Sydney is known for its beaches and none is more popular than the Bondi. Attracting hordes of people every year, the Bondi beach is a fantastic place for relaxing, swimming, surfing, having a round beach volleyball, or just soaking up the Aussie sun.

4. Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an iconic landmark of the city that connects the North Shore Sydney with the CBD. Built in 1932, the combination of the bridge, the Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House has become the most popular portrait of Sydney. It is the tallest steel arch bridge in the world.

5. Royal Botanical Gardens
Located next to the iconic Sydney Harbour, the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney are a massive green space found close to the hustle and bustle of the city’s CBD. Spanning about 30 hectares, these gardens provide a tranquil setting to enjoy a picnic and some fresh air as you are treated to scenic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and the Harbour.

6. The Rocks
The Rocks is a famous Sydney neighbourhood, just extending into the Sydney Harbour. It is a historic locality and was actually the first place the Europeans settled in. It has a plethora of activites and attractions to indulge in.

7. Taronga Zoo
The Tarongo Zoo is a massive zoological park in the prime suburb of Mosman. Just overlooking the Sydney Harbour, it is home to over 4000 animals.

8. Queen Victoria Building
Built in the late 19th century in the Romanesque Revival style, the Queen Victoria Building is a beautiful piece of architecture, quite appropriately housing some of the best and up-scale shopping brands.

9. Hyde Park
Near the city centre, the Hyde Park is a vast spread of green land. The beautiful park is full of green lawns, pretty flowers and rich trees, and also has the Archibald Fountain and Anzac War Memorial.

10. Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
This expansive Aquarium is located in the popular precinct of Darling Harbour and houses a huge collection of aquatic animals, with various different exhibits and over 700 species.

11. Sydney Tower
The Sydney Tower is the tallest structure in the city and forms a prominent part of Sydney's skyline. Featuring a shopping centre, restaurants and entertainment facilities, the prime attraction of the tower is the Sydney Tower Eye, an observation deck 250 metres above the ground, granting visitors an unforgettable view of Sydney’s cityscape.

12. Luna Park
Luna Park is Sydney's prime amusement park, and has been so since 1932. The park has a simple collection of rides and is a favourite, obviously, among the kids.

13. China Town
Sydney's Chinatown is a tourist hotspot. Travellers and locals alike flock to Chinatown to taste the cuisines, shop and absorb the culture is small space between Darling Harbour and Central Station.

14. Circular Quay
Circular Quay is an absolutely buzzing place. From cafes, restaurants and little shops, to street performers dazzling the onlookers and tourists rushing for harbour cruises, it's quite the place to be.

15. Australian Museum
Situated on College Street, the Australian Museum is the country's oldest standing museum, globally reputed for it's collections in natural history and anthropology. The age old museum was first opened in 1827. It moved to it's current location in 1849. By the end of the 19th century, various expeditions were launched to collect more artefacts.

16. Powerhouse Museum
The Powerhouse Museum is a fascinating science museum that was established in 1879. It houses a collection of fascinating objects and items dating from the period it was established to present day. The museum is a wing of of the Museum of Applied Sciences, Sydney and houses more than 4,00,000 items used in various fields in the last 125 years, including transportation, communication, media, IT and so on.

17. St. Mary's Cathedral
The St. Mary's Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Sydney. There have been many Roman Catholic cathedrals in Sydney over the years, but the present cathedral was built in 1868.

18. Cockatoo Island
Dotted with charming industrial relics, the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Cockatoo Island sits in the middle of Sydney Harbour in New South Wales, Australia. A kaleidoscopic blend of convict and wartime history, this little island is one of Sydney’s best-kept secret. Previously this place was used as a prison and houses a massive shipyard where naval vessels and boats were repaired during the Second World War. 

19. Chinese Garden Of Friendship
The Chinese Garden Of Friendship is a tranquil lush green oasis located at the southern side of Darling Harbour. This spectacular Garden follows the Yin-Yang style and it was built in 1986. The Garden signifies the Friendship between Sydney and Guangdong China. It features beautiful pathways, exotic plants, colourful blooming flowers, soothing water bodies and a wonderful man-made lake filled with Koi fish.

20. Blue Mountains
The beautiful Blue Mountains are situated in New South Wales, in Sydney, and are one of the most remarkable attractions in Australia. This mountain range, which is spread over an area of 11,400 square kilometres, was formed from a sandstone bedrock from a dissected plateau.

What are the top sightseeing places in Sydney? 

The top sightseeing places in Sydney are Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour, Bondi Beach, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Royal Botanic Gardens, The Rocks.

Which are the best adventure sports to do in sydney?

1. White Water Rafting: White Water Rafting is one of the most loved sport that you can try out in Sydney as it is open for both beginners as well as veterans. You just need to tuck into the protection gears and then take a thrilling splash into the calm and vicious rapids. 

2. Shark Diving: Shark diving is truly one of the most loved adventure sports that tourists love to try out during their visit. This will be a once in a lifetime experience when you will witness the extensive underwater life. You will get to see large sharks floating just next to you. 

3. Bungee Jumping: Bungee Jumping lets you jump from a great height enjoying the free fall from an elevated platform. You will be provided with necessary training so that you don’t panic during the activity. 

4. Hang Gliding: Hang Gliding gives you a chance to fly freely like a bird in the air. It will surely be a dream come true adventure sport that lets you capture scenic landscapes.

How is the nightlife of Sydney?

The nightlife of Sydney is world-renowned for its vibrancy and diversity. From chic cocktail bars and clubs to rowdy pub crawls and late-night dining, there's something for everyone to enjoy after dark in this cosmopolitan city. Visitors can explore the vibrant Chinatown district or dance the night away at one of the many iconic nightclubs.

How can I commute within Sydney? 

Sydney today has decently connected bus and rail services throughout the city. The train services are operated by the Transport for New South Wales, while the bus services are managed by the government and private contractors both, the former controlling the areas previously accessed by trams, and most of the others operated by the latter. Even the ferry system of Sydney is quite well adapted, with it's main terminal at Circular Quay. The Opal Travel pass makes it very easy to travel in the city. You can top it up with money and then use it on the go across all modes of transport.

Best Time To Visit Sydney

The best time to visit Sydney is Spring (September - November) or Autumn (Mid-February to May). These two periods are characterised by pleasant and dry weather, making it an excellent time for outdoor activities and exploration. Travel and accommodation costs are also considerably lesser during these months compared to the peak summer season.

About City

Melbourne
"The Victorian Metropolitan"

Second, only to Sydney in terms of population, Melbourne is a vibrant city in southern Australia, considered to be the cultural capital of the country. Considered to be one the best cities in the world to live in, it has long vied with Sydney to be Australia's picture postcard destination. Melbourne, like Sydney, is a melting pot of cultures and is famous for hosting major art and music festivals, and sporting events and is home to some of the country's best fine dining institutions. The city also offers a unique insight into the history and culture of the Aboriginal community, the original inhabitants of the vast island nation.

Touring Melbourne on foot is a great way to feel the dynamic city streets beneath one's feet and soak in the vibe of this great city. With alleyways filled with street art, crowded streets of trendy cafes and street musicians and local markets with the freshest produce, there is always something to discover on the next corner. Melbourne City Centre is a bustling and historic neighbourhood of the city, known for its shopping and chic eateries. Queen Victoria Market which is one of the largest open-air markets is highly recommended as well.

Melbourne also houses an array of museums, wildlife parks and an aquarium, not to mention the absolutely breathtaking and serene Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. Besides this, the nightlife in the city is fantastic with trendy rooftop bars and lavish nightclubs hosting large crowds of tourists and locals alike.

Must Know Before You Visit Melbourne

1. Melbourne is a very touristy city and it is recommended to book accomodations well in advance before your visit as the best options can be booked out quick.

2. For most tourists, using the public transport system is a great way to save money. Getting the myki or myli explorer saves a lot of money on using the public transport options.

3. While Melbourne has distinct seasons, it can experience chilly windy days and bright sun on the same day. Be sure to pack appropriately with this in mind.

4. When visiting the local attractions, travellers in larger groups can apply for the Melbourne City Card of Iventure Card to save money for the ticket prices. 

Things To Do In Melbourne

1. Queen Victoria Market
Queen Victoria Market, carrying its 140+ years of legacy, is situated in Melbourne. It serves as a one-stop destination for fresh veggies, clothes, snacks, beverages, souvenirs, hand-made products, imported finds, and awakening coffee to taste! Stretching across two city blocks, the market is home to 600 small businesses and is a significant landmark of the central business district of Melbourne, serving as a retail and wholesale hub since the late 1860s.

2. National Gallery of Victoria
The National Gallery of Victoria, or NGV, is located in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1861, it is the oldest museum in the country and archives an abundance of heritage showcased through its magnificent collection of over 70,000 exemplary art compositions! The collection bears witness to the various ideas, styles, and disciplines of art across centuries and cultures in the country.

3. Shrine of Remembrance
The Shrine of Remembrance is the national War memorial of Victoria and a landmark of Melbourne. Originally dedicated to the brave contributions of the servicemen of Victoria in World War I, it is currently a tribute to all the brave Australians who served in war for the country, and is among Australia’s largest war memorials.

4. Melbourne Cricket Ground
Built in the mid 19th century, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, or simply the MCG, is the Australian Cricket Team's primary and largest home stadium.

5. Eureka Tower
The Eureka Tower stands at a staggering height of almost 300 metres tall. It is extremely popular among the people for it's viewpoint, the Skydeck 88.

6. Royal Botanic Gardens
Royal Botanic Garden in Melbourne is home to over 50,000 plants like camellias, rainforest flora, succulents, cacti, Californian species, herbs, plants from Southern China, and many more species. Catch sight of the Guilfoyle’s Volcano and Melbourne Observatory. Visit the Terrace or Jardin Tan cafe to relish delicacies and the Gardens shop to pick botanical souvenirs. Lakes and natural wildlife complete the natural aesthetic of the garden.

7. Melbourne Zoo
Within the Royal National Park in Parkville is situated the Melbourne Zoo or the Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens. Home to over 320 species of wildlife, visitors can spot Tigers wandering, Monkeys swinging, Orangutans, the Trail of Elephants, Wombats, Asian pachyderms, African Zebras, and Savanna Giraffes. One can also witness marine life creatures like Penguins and fur seals and also closely interact with Australian Koalas and Kangaroos in their natural habitat.

8. Yarra Valley
A 1.5-hour drive from Melbourne, the Yarra Valley offers more than a scenic view. Immerse yourself in the indigenous restaurants and wine tasting from over 70 wineries, waterfalls, and gardens. Watch the sunrise on the Hot air balloon, stop at local markets and gourmet stalls, taste their Yarra Valley Dairy Cheese and chocolate, visit the Four Pillars distillery, Ice Creamery Factory, and Healesville Sanctuary, home to over 200 species of wildlife, interact with Koalas and kangaroos.

9. Great Ocean Road
Along the southwest coast of Victoria lies the Great Ocean Road Drive. Stretching 243 kilometres along Australia's southeastern coast, it is widely believed to be one of the most scenic and beautiful drives in the country. On this drive, one can witness the 12 Apostles, Apollo Bay, waterfalls, ancient lighthouses, tree-top adventures, wildlife wonders, and beaches. Wildlife sightings such as Koalas, Kangaroos, and even whales over the shores are quite common as well.

10. Dandenong Ranges
East of Melbourne City, the Dandenong Ranges are low mountain ranges covered by an enchanting spread of lush green forests, lovely little villages and awe-inspiring beauty.

11. Melbourne Museum
Learn all about life in Victoria at the Melbourne Museum, one of the most popular and loved museum across Australia. It gives a rich and authentic insight into the country's culture, history, and environment. The museum also hosts incredible temporary exhibitions that brings intriguing collections from all over the world.

12. Melbourne City Centre
The Melbourne City Centre is where the foundation of the city was laid back in 1835. Today it is one of the busiest areas of the city, filled with shops, boutiques, restaurants, theatres and even sports stadiums.

13. Sea Life Aquarium
Home to over 500 species of aquatic animals, the Sea life Melbourne aquarium is located in central Melbourne. The majestic king, gentoo penguins, and the world's largest crocodile are some of the aquarium's main attractions. Experience dining under the massive oceanarium among stingrays, sharks, and many multi-coloured fishes. 4D aquatic cinema shows, hands-on wave touch pools, feeding shows, and other programs help visitors virtually interact with marine life as well.

14. River Cruise
Tours along the Yarra river are popular among tourists, offering a unique perspective of the city.

15. Royal Exhibition Building
Built in 1880, the Royal Exhibition Building is a UNESCO World Heritage Sight, and was the first building in Australia to get this status. It's magnificent architecture and imposing size make it a popular tourist attraction.

16. Scienceworks
Another wing of the Museum Victoria, Scienceworks is a world famous science museum, which offers an enjoyable and interative experience.

17. Healesville Sanctuary
Looking for a wildlife adventure? Healesville Sanctuary is the answer. Nestled in the Yarra Valley near Melbourne, Healesville Sanctuary is a bushland haven for different species of Australian native animals and birds. It is a part of Zoos Victoria and is spread over an area of 30 hectares. The sanctuary is one of the two places across the globe that has successfully bred a Platypus. Wander through the tranquil trails and get a glimpse of the wildlife in the exhibits.

18. Flinders Street Station
Melbourne's main hub for intra-city transit, marked by its iconic architecture, Flinders Street Station also happens to be Australia's oldest and busiest railway station. 

19. Degraves Street
Situated in the Central Business District in Melbourne, Degraves street is a pedestrian walkway known for its sit-out cafes and eateries. This narrow laneway houses restaurants, cafes, breweries, garments and fashion outlets, sweet treats, victorian-hand-made gifts, jewellery, and much more around every corner. The Flinders Street Station is easily accessible from here. One can expect to find it packed with crowds throughout the week.

20. South Melbourne Market
Popularly known as the ‘local village market’, the South Melbourne Market, located in Melbourne, Victoria, is famous for its coffee, cafes, and restaurants serving food from locally procured ingredients. The highlight of this market is the four-day Moomba festival held annually. Merchandise like local handicrafts, homeware, garments, books, and fashion equipment are also available. In addition, live concerts, exhibitions, and offerings display support for their rich heritage.

21. Organ Pipes National Park
Situated in the central region of Victoria, The Organ Pipes National Park is famous for its geological location and the Organ Pipes hanging off a cliff. The Rosette Rock, Keilor Plains, and Tessellated Pavement, with fossils dating back to 4 million years, are notable attractions of the park. Native plants and rich wildlife with animals like Kangaroos, Echidnas, and Platypus are sited here. Trails are tailored to show around corners of the park. Camping, fishing, hiking, and picnicking are everyday activities one can try their hand at while visiting the park.

22. Abbotsford Convent
The Abbotsford Convent is located in Abbotsford, Victoria. It is a preserve of Culture, Learning, and Creativity, a space, home to over 100 art studios, galleries, eateries and cafes, radio stations, a school, open-air cinema, all surrounded by greenery. St. Heliers Street Gallery, an artistically rich space, is a ‘must-visit’. The Convent has educational and social history tours, mysteries podcasts, exhibitions, markets, festivals, private and corporate events, workshops, and performances to celebrate community enrichment.

23. Astor Theatre
The Astor Theatre in St Kilda, Australia, provides a grand cinematic experience, running old classics, cult favourites, and select new releases via a single-screen in a not-so ‘old-fashioned’ auditorium. The space is equipped with the Barco 4K Digital Projector and a hi-fi audio system elevating the quality of audio and visuals. Their seats lack comfort due to heritage protection, exhibiting ancient Victorian vibes. The nearby train station and restaurants attract customers due to the easy access. Stalls are available, serving snacks and beverages.

24. Flinders Lane
Located in Melbourne, Flinders Lane is a hotspot for world-renowned fine dining, galleries, and fashion labels. Grill Americano, Supernormal, Coda, Tippy Tay, and Kenzan are popular eateries around the area. Visit the nearby Degraves street for cafes, bars, coffee, and garment boutiques. Anna Schwartz Gallery and Flinders Lane Gallery hold exhibitions. Umpteen handicrafts, jewellery, and homeware authentic to the Victorian era are available here. Do not miss visiting historic buildings like Murray and Chapter House.

25. Heide Museum of Modern Art
The Heide Museum of Modern Art is situated in Bulleen, a suburb of Melbourne. It houses modern and contemporary art. The pleasant garden at Heide serves as a great picnic spot for visitors, and the sculpture park is also one other major attraction within the museum. Exhibitions are held with the Heide Market showcasing works of artistry expertise and handcrafted goods. Learning opportunities are offered too. The cafe Heide serves coffee, breakfast, and lunch made from seasonal produce grown in-house in the kitchen garden.

26. Fitzroy Gardens
Situated in East Melbourne, Fitzroy Gardens is home to a wide array of Flora, historical buildings, and sculptures. Sites of Heritage and Tourist Attractions include the Captain Cook’s Cottage, Carved Fairies Tree, the Scarred Tree, Myriad Fountains, Statues, Model Tudor Village, Band Pavillion, Sinclair’s Cottage, and the Rotunda. In addition, scenic water elements are distributed throughout the garden that visitors can spot while on a leisurely stroll.

27. Hamer Hall
Hamer Hall, formerly the Melbourne Concert Hall, is Melbourne's top location for orchestra and chamber music. Concerts including jazz, rock, pop, multicultural, chamber, classical, cabaret, and contemporary music with an Assistive Hearing System are held in Hamer Hall's space of 2500 seats throughout the year. In addition, companies like the Australian Ballet, Opera Australia, and Melbourne Theatre organize regular events and performances at the Hall.

28. State Theatre
The State Theatre, located in Melbourne, is part of the Arts Centre Melbourne. The underground space is ideally used for artists showcasing their talents in the form of theatre performances, dancing, and musical talents, specifically Ballet and Opera. The Theatre is equipped with Assistive Hearing System enriching every execution ever! Opera Australia and Australian Ballet host varied events and acts regularly. Do not forget to notice the 75,000 tiny brass cups adorning the ceiling of this gigantic setting.

29. St Kilda Victoria
Known as the beachside playground, St Kilda is an inner suburb in Melbourne. Visitor attractions like Luna Park, Catani Gardens, and Acland street. Visitors can cycle along the shores of the Phillip port, walk through the sandy beach, and enjoy the outdoor pubs, cafes, multi-cuisine restaurants, and breweries on Fitzroy street. It houses Melbourne’s famous St Kilda beach, the Astor, and St Kilda Breakwater, where penguins can be spotted. Catch a show, go shopping or just relax at St Kilda, one destination for all leisure.

30. Lune Croissanterie
Located in Melbourne, and Fitzroy, Lune Croissanterie is famous for its artisanal confectionery and natural ingredients used in its composition. Their Croissants were declared as ‘finest’ in the world by The New York Times. Other specialities on the menu include sweet treats like Kouign-amann, pain au chocolat, doughnuts, cakes, and a good brew. The pâtisserie introduces monthly specials as well. Be sure to experience their Lune Lab, a fine dining experience authentic to the taste of the Lunes.

31. Sidney Myer Music Bowl
Amidst the Kings Domain Gardens in Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a famous summertime location, famous for Carols by Candlelight and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra., their annual event. In addition, it hosts yearlong live concerts, symphony performances, theatre, and more. The music hub has seen some world-renowned artists like Paul McCartney, Neil Diamond, Metallica, Florence, and The Seekers. It was nominated for the Best Venue Award at the Music Victoria Awards in 2021.

32. Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens
Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens is located in the Sherbrooke settlement, Victoria, Australia. It is known for its water elements and extensive and seasonally changing flora like orchids, azaleas, ferns, maple leaves, rhododendrons, and camellias, all adorning the trails of the garden. Lakes, picnic spots, curated trails, and boathouses at the venue magnify the individual experience. Cafes and food joints serve delicious food whilst you admire nature.

33. Starward Distillery
Located in Melbourne, Starward Distillery is dignified as the microbrewing capital of Australia. Made from high-quality secret ingredients and aged in red wine barrels, the authentic Australian whiskey made here has a unique, lighter, and fruitier taste. The venue exhibits sophisticated visitor facilities that include a bar and food joints. Touring and wine tasting add to the wholesome experience.

34. Bellarine Peninsula
Located southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Bellarine Peninsula offers tourists beaches, vineries, authentic village markets, breweries, museums, water sports, and exposure to fine dining! You can opt for curated tours, like the Seal and Dolphin swim, Balloon Flights in Geelong, Fort Queenscliff, and Local Wildlife sightseeing. Hit the beach at Barwon Head, look out for Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, and consume the traditions at Narana Cultural Centre.

35. The Toff in Town
The Toff is situated in Curtin House, Melbourne offering fine dining with a musical ambience every evening. Their private train-carriage theme is famous to book for a relaxed evening with friends while they serve you exceptional Thai food. The venue has an extensive food and drinks menu, brought to your booth! Also hosted are late-night parties with gigs, DJ nights, comical performances, and cabaret acts.

36. Block Arcade
Situated in the centre of Melbourne’s CBD, Block arcade is a luxury shopping arcade with branded fashion outlets, cafes, bakeries, vintage jewellery, gift stores, and art. It is home to the original Hopetoun Tea Rooms and renowned traders like Basement Discs, Sol Alpaca, and Haigh’s Chocolates, Australia’s premium chocolatiers! Private functions are held at the venue, and a guided tour twice every week showing around the luxury food outlets and artisan cafes, explaining the rich history behind the 100-year-old building.

37. Street Art at Centre Place
Centre Place is located between Collins Street and Flinders Lane in Melbourne. The laneway is lined with shopping outlets, food corners, boutiques, and coffee shops. Notice the varying, colour-splashed Street Art and innovative Graffiti painting on the walls of this street. The stencil work and details are elaborately themed, almost professional looking. Visit Jungle Juice for international coffee, Aix for crepes, dumplings at ShanDong MaMa Mini, and Hell’s Kitchen to chug a cold beer.

38. Lake Mountain Alpine Resort
A two-hour drive from Melbourne, Lake Mountain Alpine Resort offers fun activities like mountain biking, skiing, tobogganing and snow play, and snowshoeing. The kid-friendly toboggans are family-recommended, and the best time for this is between early June and late September. Village Run, Koala Creek, and Leadbeaters are the three major slopes for tobogganing. Other popular nearby places include Healesville sanctuary, phantom falls, and lake mountain Bristo, which serve locally seasoned food.

What are the top sightseeing places in Melbourne? 

The top sightseeing places in Melbourne are Queen Victoria Market, National Gallery of Victoria, Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Eureka Tower, Royal Botanic Gardens.

How can I commute within Melbourne? 

Though most of the population depends on self driven cars to commute, Melbourne's public transport system is quite well reputed. It has an extensive rail network comprising of 230 stations in and around the city. Melbourne also has the biggest tram network in the world, meaning you get exceptional connectivity throughout the city at not every expensive prices. Purchase a myki ticket for ease of travel, which covers all of the city's public transport.

What is the best time to visit Melbourne?

The autumn months are the time when Melbourne is host to many food and cultural events and festivals, and the city is still quite lively after a long and busy summer. The many gardens in the city are quite beautiful too, such as the Royal Botanic Garden and the Carlton Gardens, and the temperature especially is very pleasant for a great day out. Moreover, since summer is considered to be the tourist season, prices fall significantly during the autumn season, reducing your budget requirements considerably.

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