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Experience local Australian culture

Experience the Aussie lifestyle on a 3 week holiday

Would you like to experience the culture of Australia, like a local? Get inspired by this cultural journey from Melbourne to Sydney. Along the way, you'll discover the natural beauty of Australia's south-east coast. A part of the country which is bursting with nature, vibrant cities, deserted beaches, unique Australian wildlife and more.

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Below, you can discover our suggested locations. Feel free to adjust your comfort level, add activity packages along the route, and indicate whether you would like us to arrange your flights. The price indication is based on travel in high season, so shoulder season travel will often give you a price advantage.

Route and Impressions

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Taste the coffee culture in Melbourne
Taste the coffee culture in Melbourne
Mornington Peninsula is renowned for its exquisite food and wine scene
Mornington Peninsula is renowned for its exquisite food and wine scene
Discover deserted pearly-white sand beaches
Discover deserted pearly-white sand beaches
Say G’day to the locals and savour baked goods
Say G’day to the locals and savour baked goods
Soak up this coastal, marine and hinterland national park wonderland
Soak up this coastal, marine and hinterland national park wonderland
Explore the city by bike or on foot, take a boat or a train
Explore the city by bike or on foot, take a boat or a train

Melbourne

3 nights

A chic, stylish and a melting pot of multiculturalism. Visit art galleries, or go to the famous Queen Victoria Market to savour local produce. Go neighbourhood hopping - stop by the hip seaside suburb, St Kilda.

Mornington Peninsula

3 nights

There are over 50 wine cellars to choose from and the area is best known for producing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Go swimming or kayaking in the bright blue seawater and try to spot cheeky dolphins and seals.

Wilsons Promontory

3 nights

You will find no less than 50,000 hectares of pure nature with many hiking trails to explore. This raw dramatic scenery is surrounded by calm rivers, granite peaks and green forest valleys.

Gippsland

3 nights

Featuring wild ocean beaches, a collection of bushland, quirky country towns, lakes and an abundance of native flora. Try to spot the famous Lyre Bird, who is known for mimicking all sorts of sounds.

Jervis Bay

3 nights

Relish the pearly white sand of Hyams Beach or Greenfield. Absorb the nature with a bushwalk through Booderee National Park. This coastal gem is a playground for whales and dolphins.

Sydney

3 nights

Pop into the vibrant Surry Hills or visit the eccentric Newtown, an alternative haven, or visit colourful art galleries in Chippendale. Feel the beach vibes and discover the sunny shores of Bondi, Coogee or Manly.

Price guide per person

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Included accommodations
  • 18 nights in comfortable bed & breakfasts, boutique hotels, lodges
  • Pleasant rooms with an ensuite or a private bathroom
  • Includes some breakfasts
Included car
  • Rental for a medium SUV for 13 days
  • Full insurance with $0 excess as standard
  • During your trip, your kilometres (and flights) are fully CO2 compensated
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Included accomodations
  • 18 nights in superior bed & breakfasts, boutique hotels, lodges
  • Delightful rooms with an ensuite and a nice view
  • Includes most breakfasts and some dinners
Included car
  • Rental for a medium SUV for 13 days
  • Full insurance with $0 excess as standard
  • During your trip, your kilometres (and flights) are fully CO2 compensated
Jervis bay tent bathroom
Jervis bay tent bedroom
Jervis bay tent
Included accomodations
  • 18 nights staying at exclusive lodges and villas
  • Spacious suites with an eye for luxury and design
  • Includes all breakfasts and several dinners
Included car
  • Rental for a medium SUV for 13 days
  • Full insurance with $0 excess as standard
  • During your trip, your kilometres (and flights) are fully CO2 compensated
Mornington Peninsula Vineyard hotel pool
Mornington Peninsula Vineyard view
Mornington Peninsula Vineyard hotel bedroom
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