Explore the highlights of Melbourne past and present during this scenic half-day orientation tour of the city.
Depart the pier for the drive into Melbourne, which is renowned for its grace, Old World charm, and the magnificent parks and gardens that surround the city. Upon arrival, your orientation tour will begin with a visit to Melbourne's highest attraction Eureka Skydeck 88. This magnificent 92 story tall Tower is currently the tallest apartment building in the world. The fastest lifts in the Southern Hemisphere will take you from the ground to Level 88 Skydeck in a mere 40 seconds. From up here you will have unparalleled 360 degree views of the city, Port Phillip Bay and the Dandenong Ranges through floor to ceiling glass windows.
Next you will proceed to the magnificent Shrine of Remembrance one of the most stunning and recognizable landmarks of Melbourne. Here you will have time to take photos, climb up to the balcony if you are feeling energetic, or perhaps stroll across to the nearby gift shop at the Royal Botanic Gardens. From here, you will travel past the modern Crown Casino complex and Convention Center, then proceed through the residential suburbs of South Yarra and Toorak, home of Melbourne's elite. Along the way, you will pass by the area's many enchanting antique shops and boutiques.
The highlight of your tour will be a visit to the Melbourne Museum. Here you will be able to explore the different sections on your own before meeting back at the coach at a pre-designated time.
Please note: The order of sites visited may vary.