A deposit of $400 per person is required to secure your booking. This deposit is refundable or transferable if the tour does not proceed due to COVID-19 or border restrictions.
Your holiday begins when you are picked up from home by a private vehicle and transferred to the airport. Meet your fellow travellers and Kings Tour Manager and then fly to Melbourne. Upon arrival into Melbourne you will be transferred to the hotel. Tonight you will enjoy dinner as a group.
Hotel: The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins, Melbourne for 3 nights
After breakfast today you will enjoy a walking tour that will take you through laneways and areas of interest that only a local would know about. Lunch today is in the opulent surroundings at Crown Casinos’ Conservatory restaurant. High ceilings and cool marble floors enhance the restaurant’s spaciousness, while statement lighting and vast windows lend warmth and natural light. Not to mention stunning Yarra views. It’s here we discover why foodies consider Conservatory one of the best buffet experiences in Melbourne. We have the rest of the afternoon at leisure, maybe a flutter in the Crown Casino, or maybe a stroll after the delicious lunch along south bank. Whatever you choose to do the afternoon is yours.
Today is festival day! I hope you have your green thumbs ready for the International Flower and Garden Show. This show is a hallmark event for Victoria and the most prestigious of its kind in Australia. Over 300 exhibits are on show representing horticulture, nurseries, landscape gardening, floristry and cut flowers together with their associated products and services. The show will simply take your breath away with the work of Australia’s leading floral designers creating exquisite feature displays. We have plenty of time to spend here today. In fact, the whole day is available for the show. We make a time to meet later today to return to our hotel for dinner.
Under an hour from Melbourne city centre, this quaint country town of Cleveland sits in the heart of the Macedon Ranges. You will relax amongst the vines, feed the farm animals whilst enjoying the gardens and lake during your time here. From here you will be transferred to your accommodation where lunch will be served. After lunch take time to settle into your room which will be your base for the rest of our tour.
Hotel: Grange Cleveland Winery, Macedon Ranges for 3 nights
Edgar’s Mission is your first visit this morning and it will melt your heart. Edgars mission is to make the world a better place for humans and non-humans alike. From here take the short journey to the Macedon Ranges’ most famous landmark the Hanging Rock, or Mount Diogenes as it is also known and enjoy a picnic. Your afternoon is spent at Forest Glade Garden. After a wonderful day you return to your accommodation to freshen up before dinner
This morning we travel to Daylesford, a delightful town known as the spa centre of Australia. On arrival we visit the Convent Gallery. The Convent Gallery which sits on top of Wombat Hill overlooking Daylesford is a temple for the arts. The history of this place, that was built in 1891 as a country boarding school for girls is fascinating. Next we visit the Amazing Mill Market featuring vintage furniture, collectables, antiques, memorabilia, home decor, fine china, art, glass, coins, jewellery, books and records to name a few things. We continue our touring and arrive at the Lavandula Lavender farm where we will have a brief tour of the house while before enjoying our lunch. Returning to our accommodation we travel via the Mineral Springs Reserve, at the northern end of Hepburn Springs, it is home to the iconic Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa. The park has a collection of mineral springs, some flowing continuously and others operated with a hand pump.
This morning you check out of your accommodation and then enjoy a visit to Dromkeen in the tiny hamlet of Riddell’s Creek. Browse the galleries with original book illustrations before enjoying lunch. After lunch you will be transferred to Melbourne airport for your flight back to Perth. Upon arrival into Perth your driver will be waiting to take you home.