Melbourne’s South East Touring self-drive lets you enjoy one of Victoria’s most spectacular sights – the daily march of the penguins! Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade is one of Australia’s most popular attractions drawing thousands of visitors across the globe each day.
- Phillip Island
- Mornington Peninsula
- Great Ocean Road
- Yarra Valley
- 2 nights accommodation
- 3 days car rental (24hr = 1 day rental) with auto transmission unlimited mileage and zero excess, pick-up ex-downtown and FREE GPS
- Admission and/or sightseeing as per itinerary
Leave Melbourne on the Monash Freeway (M1) to connect to the south Gippsland Highway. Turn off at Bass Highway and continue to Phillip Island to enjoy the spectacular nature and wildlife here. Enjoy the tempting treats at Amazing World of Chocolate, optical thrills and illusions at Amaze N Things, being up close with a colony of Australian fur seal and the nightly magical parade of little penguins.
Leave Phillip Island via Bass Highway and connect to South Gippsland Highway and then onto Moorooduc Highway via Toradin Road. For more spectacular coastal scenery, travel along the Napean Highway to enjoy the Mediterranean jewel-like bays, rugged surf beaches and lush bushland. This region boasts of fabulous winery and golfing tour experiences, as well as great eco-tourism, adventure and wildlife.
Leave the region via the hourly Sorrento to Queenscliff passenger car ferry and return to Melbourne via Geelong and Werribee. If you have more time to spend:
- Mornington Peninsula > Great Ocean Road (3h). Combine Melbourne’s South East Touring Triangle with Great Southern Touring Route using the passenger car ferry to ply be-tween Sorrento and Queenscliff.
- Melbourne > Yarra Valley (1h). Leave Melbourne and head toward the Eastern and Maroondah Highways to The Dandenongs. Enjoy driving through fern tree gullies and quaint villages of Olinda and Sassafras before arriving in Yarra Glen – heart of the Yarra Valley wine country.
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