- Aug, 16 2016
Epicurean Food and Wine Tours provide private and public tour options to Melbourne City Centre and surrounds. This is a proposed itinerary where the guests are picked up directly from the Port.(Station Pier)
Visitors to Melbourne can enjoy a Melbourne Shore Excursion that is a fun filled day that explores the local character, taste and vibrancy of this great city. Your tour is designed to provide guests with an insight into the beauty of Melbourne as we stop at the beach to view the famous bathing boxes, visit Australian Wildlife and enjoy a lunch at a winery at a world class wine region, the Mornington Peninsula. We finish the day with the sights of Melbourne including the sporting precinct and return you to Station Pier at your requested time.
Do you want to see something else to find out why Melbourne is considered the most liveable city?, we can build an itinerary for you too. Please contact us at www.epicureantours.com.au
Melbourne Shore Excursion Proposed Itinerary
8am Pick up from Port (Station Pier Port Melbourne)
815am Travel to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park via beach suburbs, Black Rock, Sandringham, Brighton and include a beach stop at Brighton Bathing Boxes. (Free activity)
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
10am-11.30am Moonlit Sanctuary, located 60 minutes south east of Melbourne is 25 acres of Australian wildlife. Feed kangaroos, Koala encounter (subject to timing) Meet wombats, dingoes and walk the beautiful grounds. Winner of the Victorian Tourism Awards in Ecotourism. Entry and any scheduled animal encounters available in the allocated time at your expense.
12.15-2pm Lunch at leading Mornington Peninsula winery, including cellar door wine tasting. Mornington Peninsula has three sides of water defining its location. Sea Breezes influences its maritime cool climate and fine food, wonderful wine and olive all are all produced here.
Stillwater at Crittenden’s Mornington Peninsula or Yabby Lake Mornington Peninsula
3pm Arrive to Melbourne City Centre and Sporting arenas for sightseeing commentary including National Galley of Victoria, Queen Victoria Market, St Paul’s Cathedral, Federation Square, Flinders Street Railway Station, Melbourne Cricket Ground and Rod Laver Arena Tennis Centre. Please note travel time from lunch to Melbourne City is approximately 55 minutes.
5pm Return to Port (Station Pier Port Melbourne) 5kms from City Centre
All times are approximate and set to allow adequate time for each activity. The decision can be made on the day to lengthen or shorten time spent at each venue.
Qualified and knowledgeable guide who loves Melbourne
Mercedes Valente or Toyota Hiace depending on number of guests
WiFi enabled vehicles, bottled water, air conditioned
For more information on Melbourne Shore Excursions please contact
+61 3 9598 0943