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Melbourne and Adelaide

By Coach and Rail

The southern states of Australia offer an ideal Close-to-Home, week-long break with plenty of interesting corners and activities.

The cities of Melbourne and Adelaide are popular metropolitan areas with parks, sporting venues, rivers, cafés and shopping precincts, but the excursions and activities into the outlying towns, mountains and rural areas will provide special experiences.

Sit back and enjoy the train journey from Melbourne to Adelaide, passing through diverse landscapes and outback towns.

This easy-paced tour will be a great way to integrate with our close neighbours and explore two of Australia’s cosmopolitan cities.

Your travel itinerary

Friday 14 September

Auckland – Melbourne

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Early morning departure on Air New Zealand to arrive in Melbourne late morning. Enjoy a half-day city tour including the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground and beachside St Kilda. Continue to our inner-city hotel for a four night stay. Welcome Dinner tonight.

Saturday 15 September

Melbourne

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Today’s excursion to the Dandenong Ranges has something for everyone. Amble through villages with craft shops, cafés, museums and cultural centres; enjoy the panoramic vista from the Sky High Scenic Lookout or experience a ride on the iconic Puffing Billy steam railway. Also time to enjoy a Devonshire Tea along the way. Return to Melbourne late afternoon.

Sunday 16 September

Melbourne

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Today we visit the Mornington Peninsula where we board the state-of-the-art gondola and ride across the forest to the highest point with stunning views of the bay and an abundance of wildlife. Continue on to the Royal Botanical Gardens in the afternoon.

Monday 17 September

Melbourne

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Day free to further explore the city, wander along the Yarra River, visit China Town or shop. There is also the opportunity to visit the colourful and impressive Tulip Festival,

Tuesday 18 September

Melbourne – Adelaide

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Transfer to the railway station for a morning departure on The Overland train, travelling through diverse landscapes and rural towns to arrive in Adelaide early evening. Transfer to your hotel in Glenelg for a three night stay.

Wednesday 19 September

Adelaide

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After breakfast enjoy a city sights tour then continue to Seppeltfield Winery for a grand insight tour, lunch and wine tasting. Return to hotel mid-afternoon.

Thursday 20 September

Adelaide

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Our morning tour drives to Mt Lofty summit and Hahndorf, a small town on the outskirts of Adelaide. Return to Adelaide with the afternoon free for shopping and perhaps visit the Adelaide Gaol. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner tonight.

Friday 21 September

Adelaide – Auckland

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home to Auckland, arriving early evening.

Inclusions

  • Economy Air New Zealand flights Auckland – Melbourne / Adelaide – Auckland
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • Four night’s accommodation in central Melbourne hotel
  • Day excursion to Dandenong Ranges, Morningside Peninsula & Hahndorf
  • One-way rail journey on board ‘The Overland’ train, Melbourne - Adelaide
  • City sightseeing tours in Melbourne & Adelaide
  • Three night’s accommodation in Adelaide
  • Lunch tour and wine tasting at Seppelsfield Winery in the Barossa Valley
  • Meals as specified
  • Pukekohe Travel escort (subject to 15 people travelling)

Cost

Cost Per Person *
Auckland - Auckland
Twin ShareSingle Supplement
   $2,889  +$795

*This is a cash or cheque price. Credit cards will incur a 2% fee
*Itinerary and costs subject to change, airline and fuel charges and currency fluctuations prior to final payment

Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance – please ask us for a quote
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Airport & airline taxes ($198)
  • Gratuities

Booking Conditions

  • A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person will secure a place on this tour
  • Full payment due no later 02 July 2018

Cancellations and Refunds

  • From date of booking until 02 July 2018 – loss of deposit
  • After 02 July 2018 – no refund

Travel Insurance

  • We advise all participants to take out suitable insurance to cover cancellation costs
  • Please ask us for a quote

General Information

Health and Fitness

A good standard of fitness is required with the ability to walk 400m unaided. The train can be unstable at times and sound balance is essential.


Note: Pukekohe Travel reserves the right to correct errors and omissions on our website without recourse.
* Itinerary subject to change

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