Tour in Melbourne
HIGHLIGHTS include meeting Australian wildlife including kangaroos and koalas, sampling wines and buying those you like, watching greyhounds and horses racing and betting on your favourite, and shopping.
Possibilities include visiting the shopping area of Melbourne or further on to St Kilda and restaurants and the beach or you may want to walk to nearby Lygon Street with its many restaurants or continue across to the Carlton Gardens and the Melbourne Museum.
You can visit the Crown Casino and try your luck.
Melbourne tour, Wildlife, Penguins
Visit Fitzroy Gardens and experience some of Melbourne's many parks and see Captain Cooks Cottage and the Conservatory.
Drive to Alan Smallacombe Trail Rides to enjoy a horse ride for an hour.
Drive to see some of Australia's wildlife at Philip Island Wildlife Park where you get to feed the kangaroos, see koalas and hold a wombat.
The big attraction of the area and watch the Penguin Parade as the little fellows waddle up the beach.
Dinner at Philip Island.
Return to Melbourne.
Wineries - Greyhounds
The morning is spent shopping. Visit Queen Victoria Market for the many bargains to tempt you and to Melbourne Central for more shopping.
Drive to the Yarra Valley for lunch at Fergusson Winery and Restaurant or similar.
Visit wineries in the Yarra Valley to taste wines and buy the ones you like.
Dinner at the Thursday Night Race Night Buffet at Sandown Park Greyhounds.
Walk over to the Melbourne Museum to view the exhibits including Phar Lap, Australia's most famous race horse.
Visit St Patricks Cathedral and enjoy its ambience.
Ned Kelly was Australia's most famous/infamous bushranger and memorabilia of his life can be seen on a visit to the State Library of Victoria at 328 Swanston Street. Just go up to the fifth floor.
In the afternoon drive to Melton Harness Racing at Tabcorp Park, Melton, for dinner and to watch the harness racing and bet on your favourite horse.