Southern Charms

13 Days | 12 Nights

Price per person from *$3299pp (*Based on Double Occupancy)
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Australia’s southern coastline is a land of remarkable beauty, a place where bustling metropolises, hidden secrets, and natural wonders coexist harmoniously. This 13-day itinerary promises to take you on a journey through Melbourne, Hobart, and Adelaide, offering an opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes of these vibrant cities and their surroundings.

  • 12 Nights Superior Accommodation
  • Round-trip private airport/hotel transfers
  • 9 Tours including Yarra Valley, Barossa Valley and Adelaide Central Market Early Rise Breakfast
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Indulge in the warm Australian flavors and breathtaking scenery and head out for an unforgettable vacation Down Under. Start your trip with four nights at The Savoy in Little Collins, nestled in the heart of bustling Melbourne. Immerse yourself in the city’s renowned culinary culture with curated tours, discover hidden culinary gems and taste delicious dishes that reflect Melbourne’s culinary diversity.

Then, venture into the beautiful Yarra Valley, for a wine experience that will tempt your taste buds. Sample the finest wines from rolling vineyards, accompanied by delicious local produce. Then, set out for a drive along the stunning Great Ocean Road, where rugged coastal cliffs meet the shimmering sea, highlighting landmarks like the Twelve Apostles

Continuing your Australian vacation, spend four wonderful nights at the Mövenpick Hotel Hobart, a centrally located, yet comfortable escape. Immerse yourself in Tasmania's rich history and explore colonial architecture's guilty past with full-day excursions to Port Arthur and Richmond Explore the picturesque streets of Hobart on half-day city tour and soak up its breathtaking beauty and vibrant culture.

Join an exhilarating full-day Tasman Island cruise, sail through pristine waters and encounter fascinating wildlife, including gliding seals and majestic seabirds, learn about conservation efforts to protect these iconic creatures and visit the Devil's Garden to see the unique Tasmanian Devil up close.

Your journey continues to Adelaide with four nights at the Vibe Hotel Adelaide, nestled in the heart of the city. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of the Barossa Valley for a food and wine experience and indulge in the finest flavors amid rolling vineyards.

Explore the natural wonders of Kangaroo Island on a full day trip, where rugged beaches, pristine beaches and a variety of wildlife await. Discover kangaroos, koalas, and sea lions in their natural habitat, in stunning surroundings.

Take a quick breakfast journey up the Adelaide Central Market, where bustling stalls with fresh produce, gourmet foods and artisan recipes to tempt the flavors of South Australia.

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Travel Dates

*Price per person from Based on Double Occupancy
Jul 1, 2024 - Sep 24, 2024 from $3299pp*
Sep 25, 2024 - Dec 20, 2024 from $3399pp*
Dec 21, 2024 - Jan 1, 2025 from $3899pp*
Jan 2, 2025 - Mar 20, 2025 from $3399pp*

Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply. Advertised price is valid for departures July 1 – September 24, 2024. Surcharges and blackout dates apply over peak season and events. Surcharges apply: Melbourne - Sep 27-30; Nov 1-6; Dec 29-31; Jan 13-16; Jan 19-26; Mar 6-9; Mar 13-16; Mar 20-23; Mar 27-30; Hobart - Feb 7 -10; Adelaide - Nov 14-17; Dec 31-Jan 1; Jan 17-16; Mar 1-9. Surcharges apply over special events and peak periods.  Prices are current at the time of posting (6/30/2024) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed.  Vacation must be booked by August 31, 2024. Visas are required for travel to Australia. CA CST: 2076233-40

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  • 4-nights Melbourne, The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins, Savoy Guest Room 
    • Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour includes a progressive tasting through 4 stops of flavors
    • Yarra Valley Wine Experience includes transfers from select pick-up points, tastings and lunch
    • Great Ocean Road tour includes hotel transfers, and lunch
  • 4-nights Hobart, Movenpick Hotel Hobart, Classic Guest Room
    • Full-day Historic Tasmania Tour includes hotel transfers from select hotels and entry fees
    • Hobart City Tour includes hotel transfers from select hotels 
    • Full-day Tasman Island Cruise includes 3-hour wilderness cruise and morning tea
  • 4-nights Vibe Hotel Adelaide, Guest Room
    • 1-day Kangaroo Island Experience includes hotel transfers from select hotels, return coach/ferry transport and lunch
    • Barossa Food and Wine Experience includes hotel transfers from select hotels, wine tasting, chocolate tasting and lunch
    • Adelaide Central Market Early Rise Breakfast Tour includes food tastings, breakfast and a hot beverage
  • Round-trip private airport/hotel transfers


  • International airfare and domestic Australian airfares are not included. This is a land only package. Please call for pricing.
  • Australian ETA Visa (AU$20/person) payable on application.


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    Day 1: Melbourne

    On arrival in Melbourne, you will be met in the baggage hall and transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay. The remainder of your day is free to explore the city at your leisure.

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    Barossa Valley

    Day 2: Yarra Valley (L)

    Experience the delights of Victoria’s wine country on this Yarra Valley wine tour from Melbourne. With an informative wine guide, you’ll visit four popular wineries: Balgownie Estate, Steels Gate Winery, Greenstone Vineyards, and Yering Farm. Enjoy plenty of tastings as well as a winery lunch while you learn about winemaking in Australian and admire the picturesque landscapes.

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    Day 3: Great Ocean Road (L)

    Experience this majestic coastal drive-in style with your small group and enjoy time to relax and fully appreciate the wonders of this world-famous touring route. Stay on the lookout for some very special animals including whales, dolphins, echidnas, and bandicoots. Your camera will get a good workout along this exciting journey where we will stop for plenty of photo opportunities. To begin, your expert Oceania Guide will collect you from your Melbourne hotel to commence your exciting road trip. Your next stop will be at Apollo Bay, a tranquil seaside town which is most noteworthy for its setting among the soft rolling hills. It offers a great selection of cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy some lunch. Following this, we will enjoy a walk in the forest in the Otway Ranges. A truly unique day out, capped off by a visit to the ancient rock formations of the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Finally, your Oceania guide will transfer you back to the comfort of your hotel in Melbourne.

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    Day 4: Melbourne

    Embark on a 4-hour sensory adventure through Melbourne's culinary and cultural wonders with our Foodie Culture Tour, a standout among Melbourne's walking and food tours. Our expert guides lead you through enchanting laneways, arcades, and historic buildings, offering unique insights into the city's history and culinary delights. Discover hidden gems in iconic laneways, explore charming arcades with eclectic boutiques and cafes, and immerse yourself in Melbourne's rich history during this unforgettable exploration. From the Immigration Museum to the heart of laneway culture, this tour promises an immersive experience of Melbourne's culinary and historical gems.

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    Day 5: Melbourne - Hobart

    Transfer to Melbourne Airport by private vehicle for your flight to Hobart (not included). On arrival in Hobart, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay. The remainder of your day is free.

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    Day 6: Hobart (L)

    Spend the morning exploring Tasmania’s capital. Hobart is a quaint city that features many preserved colonial sandstone buildings. The vibrant waterfront and Salamanca Place were once the hub of a thriving whaling industry. Visit nearby Battery Point where the historic buildings vary from grand homes to the humble worker’s cottages. Enjoy a scenic drive to the alpine wilderness of Mt Wellington, a 1270m peak, which provides a dramatic backdrop to the city and offers stunning views over Hobart and beyond (weather dependent) before we take you back to your accommodation.

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    Day 7: Port Arthur

    Embark on an action-packed day in Tasmania, celebrating its unique charm. Journey from Hobart to the breathtaking Tasman Peninsula, where the Southern Ocean has sculpted awe-inspiring caves and arches. Walk along towering cliffs, witness giant waves at Pirates Bay, Waterfall Bay, Tasman Arch, and Devil’s Kitchen. Encounter Tasmanian Devils at the Unzoo, joining a feeding frenzy and hand-feeding wallabies. Explore the well-preserved ruins of Port Arthur, a World Heritage site, with a harbor cruise and site talks. Conclude your adventure in historic Richmond, home to Australia's oldest bridge. An unforgettable day, from history to wildlife, captured in one exhilarating tour.

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    Day 8: Hobart

    Enjoy a full day tour from Hobart and spend a day on the Tasman Peninsula including return guided bus tour, 3-hour Wilderness Cruise, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo entry, morning tea and lunch. Robert Pennicott’s award-winning three-hour wilderness and wildlife cruise takes you along the spectacular coastline between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur. Travel beneath the highest vertical sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere at Cape Pillar, and explore waterfalls, rock formations, archways, and deep-sea caves. The coastline is home to a variety of wildlife including seals, migrating whales, dolphins, and abundant sea birds. The custom-built boats are ideal for viewing the spectacular coastline and wildlife with covered open-air seating providing an excellent all-round view and connection with the environment.

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    Day 9: Hobart - Adelaide

    Transfer to Hobart Airport for your flight to Adelaide (not included). On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a 4-night stay.

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    Barossa Valley

    Day 10: Barossa Valley (B,L)

    Travel from Adelaide to the renowned Barossa wine region, beginning at Pindarie, an award-winning cellar door with a homestead feel. Sample their famous blends, enjoy morning tea with stunning vineyard views, and then visit Provenance Barossa, the original home of Penfolds, offering unique experiences with food and beverage outlets. At Lambert Estate in Angaston, savor a structured wine tasting, local seasonal produce, and a delectable main course, optionally complemented by their impressive wine selection or a Chocolatier coffee. Conclude your day at Mengler Hill Lookout for sweeping valley views before visiting the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company, pairing house-made chocolates with Vineyard Road's handcrafted wines, for a perfect finish to your Barossa Food and Wine Experience.

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    Seal Bay Conservation Park

    Day 11: Kangaroo Island (L)

    Begin with an early hotel pickup for a scenic coach journey to Cape Jervis, passing the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula. Board the SeaLink ferry to Kangaroo Island. Your coach and local guide will lead a tour of this nature-based gem, starting with Seal Bay Conservation Park and a guided beach walk among rare sea lions. Enjoy a two-course lunch. Explore Flinders Chase National Park, spotting wildlife and admiring Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Your day ends at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, where you can feed kangaroos and learn about koalas. Return to Adelaide via ferry and coach.

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    Day 12: Adelaide

    Start your day with the best market espresso, brewed tea, or thick-n-rich hot chocolate. Watch the Adelaide Central Market open over a full hot and healthy breakfast. During your small group tour, taste a delicious selection of foods from South Australian artisan food producers, meet the suppliers, stallholders, and producers whose families have traded the Market for generations. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

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    Day 13: Depart Adelaide

    Transfer to Adelaide Airport for your onward flight arrangements.

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