City to Country Experience – Private Day Tour

Duration 9 hours
No. of Guests 1-10
Languages: Available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, French, German & Italian (others by request)

When it comes to vibrant city life, Melbourne is unparalleled. It is also unique among Australian cities to have so much on offer, so close at hand. Wander the lanes, explore the boroughs, drive through rolling hills and native eucalyptus forests, sample stunning local wines and farm gate produce, cuddle a koala, dip your toes in the Southern Ocean – all in a single, beautiful day.

Suggested but highly flexible itinerary:
Be picked up from your hotel or be met at the airport and hit the ground running – this is an excellent ‘day one’ experience.

Take to the backstreets for a coffee fix somewhere wonderfully local and get to know your personable Localing host. Share a few tastes and interests to help make the experience personal.

Enjoy a tour of inner Melbourne, taking time to get orientated both geographically and historically. Wander a labyrinth of vibrant lanes and gorgeous Victorian arcades.

Cruise past the colourful bayside neighbourhood of St. Kilda to meet passionate local characters, artists and business people.

Take a short scenic drive to the Mornington Peninsula, one of Australia’s prettiest coastal wine regions. Try a few classic pinots and premium chardonnays before tucking into a delicious local lunch.

The region is renowned for farm-to-plate experiences at restaurants and cellar doors. Enjoy a casual cafe lunch or something more elegant among rolling hills and sprawling vineyards.

Spend the afternoon on a coastal walking trail or with kangaroos and koalas at a local wildlife sanctuary, or sampling local wine and cheese with the makers… the choice is yours!

Your Localing host will have you back in Melbourne by 6 pm.
(start and finish times can be varied to suit your needs).

Tour Highlights / Inclusions:
– Expert Localing host
– Premium private touring vehicle and in-car wi-fi
– Locally bottled spring water and Victorian treats
– Walk Melbourne’s iconic lanes & arcades
– Explore the vibrant local borough of St. Kilda
– Admission to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Park
– Local morning tea
– Fascinating stories and unique insights
– Stunning coastal views by car and foot
– Wine tasting and cellar door experience
– Standard activity and admission expenses
 
Pricing
$1320A for up to 2 guests (excludes lunch)
$200A for each additional guest (up to 7 total)
Children under 5 free3

Recommended Add-ons (allow for extra time)
Café dining   +$60A p. p.
Gourmet dining   +$100A p. p.
Exclusive wildlife encounters   +$160A p. p.
Foreign language host   +$250A total
Public holidays & peak season   +$250A total
Professional photographer   +$1200A total
Airport pickup (max 4)   +$160A total
Airport drop-off (max 4)   +$120A total

Unique Enrichments (by design)
A private picnic lunch in the vines
Gin making master-class
Guided stand-up paddling, surfing or fishing experience

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