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This tour will take you on a jaunt from Melbourne to the Red Centre, with a mix of must-see highlights and unique experiences along the way. Learn about the coffee culture of Melbourne, check out Victoria’s beaches, travel along the Great Ocean Road, and explore the Outback.

Package Includes
  • Round trip airfare to Melbourne and return from Alice Springs
  • 11 night guided adventure tour
  • 11 nights hotel shared accommodation
  • 11 meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Transportation between destinations and to/from included activities. Private vehicle, ferry, walking, plane.
  • Local flight
  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
  • Local guides throughout
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.

Highlights

  • Guided Melbourne laneways walk
  • Brighton bathing boxes visit
  • Rainforest walk in Great Otway NP
  • 12 Apostles visit
  • Grampians NP visit
  • Tower Hill Nature Reserve visit
  • Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre visit
  • Wilpena Pound visit
  • Champagne sunset viewing of Uluru
  • Mala Walk around Uluru and cultural centre visit

 

Oct 16, Nov 6, 2020
Jan 15,29, 2021
Based on Single Share
Vancouver from $4699 + $556 tax
Victoria, Kelowna from $5099 + $556 tax
Calgary, Edmonton from $4999 + $556 tax
My own Room add $2310

Map of the route for Melbourne, Outback & Uluru Adventure

Note: Accommodation below is an example of the hotel we may use in this city. For the actual hotel your specific departure will be using, please check your voucher or the G Adventures App

Day 1 Melbourne – Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Melbourne(Breakfast) – Tour Melbourne’s iconic laneways and learn more about coffee culture, and pick up some great pointers for your free afternoon of exploration.

Day 3 Melbourne/Mornington Peninsula(Breakfast) – Continue your exploration of Australia’s cultural capital before travelling to the Mornington Peninsula. Stop to see Brighton’s brightly coloured bathing boxes, miniature beachfront cabins that are unique to the beaches in Port Phillip Bay.

Day 4 Mornington Peninsula – Enjoy a free day in the Mornington Peninsula. Opt to visit a winery or hit one of the many incredible beaches in the area.

Day 5 Mornington Peninsula/Port Campbell(Breakfast) – Hop on a ferry to Queenscliff before spending the day travelling along the Great Ocean Road. Pass world-famous surf beaches, enjoy views of the 12 Apostles, and walk through the rainforest in Great Otway National Park.

Day 6 Port Campbell/Halls Gap(Breakfast | Dinner) – Travel inland to Grampians National Park, known for its sandstone mountain range and impressive rock art.

Day 7 Halls Gap(Breakfast) – Trek through the forest, lush with vegetation and wildlife. Visit the culturally significant MacKenzie Falls for a short hike. Walk to the stunning Balconies, then spend the afternoon relaxing with the locals – our resident wild kangaroos and emus.

Day 8 Halls Gap/Adelaide(Breakfast) – Travel to Adelaide. Your CEO will point out important highlights of the city while driving in, before free time to explore the city.

Day 9 Adelaide(Breakfast) – Today is a free day to enjoy Adelaide, capital of South Australia and famed for its churches and gardens. Opt to stroll the city streets, hop on a tram to the coastal village of Glenelg, take in a full day wine tour of the famed Barossa Valley, or for the truly adventurous, take a day trip to Kangaroo Island.

Day 10 Adelaide/Uluru(Breakfast) – Board your flight to Yulara, in the heart of Australia’s Red Centre and only a short distance to Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park. Experience a colourful sunset at Uluru with a glass of bubbly in hand.

Day 11 Uluru(Breakfast) – Enjoy the Mala Walk at Uluru to learn the importance of the rock to the Aborigines.

Day 12 Uluru(Breakfast) – Depart at any time.

Australia 
Canadians must be in possession of an Australian visa (Electronic Travel Authority) prior to departure from Canada. Ensure that you travel with  the same passport used to apply for your visa. You can apply online https://www.eta.homeaffairs.gov.au/ETAS3/etas for $20 Australian dollars per person (subject to change).

If you prefer Travel Best Bets will issue your Australia visas for $25 CAD per person (plus the Visa costs) after providing your agent with the required information.

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287