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Melbourne Shore Excursion
The Cruise season in Melbourne is about to kick off. Epicurean Food and Wine Tours is looking forward to greeting guests from all over the world and of course showing them the very best of Melbourne and its many attractions with Melbourne Shore Excursion. This is a private tour for up to 6 guests
The Melbourne Shore Excursion offered is a full day private tour. Your tour includes City Sights, Australian Wildlife a visit to the beach and lunch at a winery on the Mornington Peninsula
Melbourne is considered to be Australia’s cultural capital. Melbourne is also famous for its beautiful scenic diversity, great food and wine, nature and wildlife and history. Epicurean have combined all of this with the Melbourne Shore Excursion Tour. This Melbourne Shore Excursion is a private tour that includes a 2 course lunch with wine at the beautiful Mornington Peninsula wine region, an hour from the cruise terminal. On the way to visit a world class winery we also venture into the City Centre to see some sights and stop at the famous Bathing Boxes. No trip to Melbourne is complete without saying g’day to some Australian Wildlife at Moonlit Sanctuary. Here, you can feed Kangaroos and get up close with a Koala and say hello to dingoes and wombats as well as wildlife unique to Australia.
This Melbourne Shore Excursion is an all inclusive private tour, hosted by an experienced, friendly and knowledgeable guide. Your tour vehicle is a luxury Mercedes Valante (7 seater) with wifi available all day. You can post pictures of your memorable day instantly. This is a relaxed tour that is well paced and also gives you the opportunity to include some sightseeing that is not listed. Please advise the guide and we will do our best to arrange the itinerary accordingly.
We customise a private Melbourne shore excursion tour for you so that you are able to see what makes Victoria’s capital, Melbourne one of the most liveable cities in the world. This means you will see and do a variety of things on your day tour. Seeing many Melbourne sights including a tour of the City Centre, a look at the beach side suburbs of Melbourne, a walk along the beach to view the historic bathing boxes, Australian Wildlife and a wine tasting and lunch at a popular Mornington Peninsula winery where you will enjoy the local produce and savour the world class cool climate wine of the region.
The drive to the Mornington Peninsula is just over an hour, with several stops along the way for you to see the sights.
Melbourne City Centre Sights-Shore Excursion Inclusion
- Yarra River
- Arts Precinct
- Federation Square
- Queen Victoria Market
- Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Brighton Beach Boxes- Shore Excursion Inclusion
Just 20 minutes from the Port of Melbourne we will stop for you to walk along the sand and photograph the iconic group 0f bathing boxes, which are a colourful group of 82 wooden beach huts from the early 1900’s on the beach (with views of the City)
Australian Wildlife-Shore Excursion Inclusion
Your tour includes a visit to Moonlit Sanctuary, an award winning sanctuary offering 10 hectares of bush land in a beautifully natural setting. Here, you can feed the kangaroos and wallabies and see many Australian animals and colourful birds and reptiles.
Wine Tasting and Lunch at Leading Winery-Shore Excursion Inclusion
You will enjoy a delicious lunch of seasonal and local produce at a leading winery on the Morington Peninsula. This includes a wine tasting of award winning premium wines at the cellar door where you can choose a glass of wine to drink with lunch
Please note that the order of the day will be determined by the guide for the best guest experience. This may mean that the City Sights is the inclusion at the end of the day before the journey back to Port or at the start of the tour. Additionally the choice of lunch venue will be subject to availability and group size and preferences.
Melbourne Shore Excursion-Private Tours Notes
We will accommodate timing to suit your port arrival and departure. Your confirmation will include clear details on the pick up location on Port in addition to a 24 hour phone contact.
0418 336 005
Private Tour requires a minimum of 2 adult guests. Children are welcome on the tour and we can provide child seating to comply with Victorian road laws. We are happy to look at a small group public tour where other guests from the cruise to join you.
You will tour in a luxury Mercedes Valente Shore Excursion exclusive vehicle with a qualified and knowledgeable local guide. All of our vehicles are WiFi enabled and bottled water is available all day. As a private tour the itinerary above is our suggested day to enable you too see a lot of what Melbourne has to offer in a day. However you will also be able to make suggestions for the day and we will do all we can to include. This may also mean spending longer at one venue and shorter at another. This can be organised in advance with our Tour Director Nicci HERE
We provide transfers from Melbourne Port and manage times to suit you with arrival and departures in mind. For all enquiries please visit our website www.epicureantours.com.au