Melbourne Tours

Melbourne Day Tours

Welcome to Melbourne! This vibrant city offers plenty of cultural and sightseeing activities for travellers to explore and enjoy. One of the southern most cities in the country it is perfectly located near a number of exciting day trip destinations. From wine aficionados to wildlife lovers, there is plenty to explore in and around Melbourne. If you’re on the lookout for Melbourne day trips, Last Minute Day Tours offers a range of exciting discounted day tours in Melbourne to choose from.

One popular Melbourne one day tour destination is the remarkable Grampians National Park. Home to a spectacular mountain range, and surround yourself with gorgeous greenery, and plenty of native wildlife, this is a must-see highlight on Melbourne tours. Led by an experienced and engaging guide, you’ll enjoy stunning scenery from picturesque lookout points including Boroka or Reeds, experience Aboriginal culture, and hike scenic trails. Morning tea, lunch and national park entry fees are covered, and for those who want to observe Australia’s unique wildlife in their natural habitat, the region is teeming with kangaroos and native birds that can be seen on our Melbourne day tours.

Best Day Trips from Melbourne

Nature lovers will relish a day trip to Phillip Island from Melbourne to witness the famous Penguin Parade, an unforgettable opportunity to observe the Little Penguins as they waddle ashore after a day of catching fish at sea. Depending on which day trip you select, you’ll also have the opportunity to admire some of Australia’s other well-known wildlife along the way. The main event involves staking out a spot on the beach to watch as hundreds of Little Penguins appear in the surf and begin to make their way up the beach and into the sand dunes.

The Great Ocean Road and the Twelve Apostles are icons of Victoria and a must do for any visitor to Melbourne. Starting from Torquay, the road hugs the coast taking you through the spectacular scenery of the Surf Coast, Otway Rainforest and the Shipwreck Coast. Keep your eye out for Australia’s unique wildlife, including kangaroos, koalas and native bird life, as you pass pristine beaches and picturesque rural landscapes. Included in all our Great Ocean Road tours is a stop at the impressive Twelve Apostles to admire the limestone stacks from viewpoints along the coast and snap memorable photos as a souvenir of your trip.

Sightseeing Tours in Melbourne

A city sightseeing tour of Melbourne is a great way to see the city’s many highlights! Depending on the Melbourne day trip tour you choose, highlights include a scenic cruise on the city’s prominent Yarra River, a bus tour around the city to admire the famous historical sites and attractions, and breathtaking views from the iconic Eureka Skydeck.

Book a Day Tour in Melbourne Today

To take in all of the city’s exciting highlights, or to enjoy an unforgettable out of town experience, book online now or call 1300 242 488 to speak to our helpful reservations staff for more information on our Melbourne tours.

Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road

Victoria's Great Ocean Road is a spectacularly scenographic stretch of road that spans a distance of 243 kilometres. An Australian National Heritage listed road, it was built from 1919 to 1932 as a memorial of WW1.

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Great Ocean Road
Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy

Step back in time on the historic Puffing Billy steam train. The century old steam train chugs on its original mountain tracks. Winding through Victoria’s picturesque Dandenong Ranges the engines gentle chug serenades you.

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Puffing Billy
Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley

Explore one of Victoria’s premier wine regions. Fields of stunning vines welcome you as you enjoy delectable local wines. Indulge in fresh local produce and relax in this country oasis. The sensational Yarra Valley will delight your senses.

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Yarra Valley
Wilsons Promontory

Wilsons Promontory

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Wilsons Promontory
Mount Buller

Mount Buller

Mount Buller is one of Australia's most beautiful and scenic ski resorts. No matter your level of experience, Mount Buller has exciting slopes for all snow lovers. So gear-up and discover the magic of Victoria's Mount Buller.

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Mount Buller
Grampians

Grampians

Victoria's Grampians National Park is one of the world's oldest mountain ranges with a stunning scenery and exciting hikes. With plenty of wildlife to encounter, a Grampians day escape is also recommended for animal lovers

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Grampians
Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill

Take a trip back in time as you travel to Ballarat and explore Sovereign Hill, a historical attraction that offers a glimpse of Australian life at the time of the Gold Rush.

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Sovereign Hill
Melbourne City

Melbourne City

Melbourne has vibrant cafes, cosmopolitan restaurants, parklands and beautiful waterways as features. Its wonderful blend of architectural heritage, modern and contemporary design make of this city Australia's artistic and cultural capital.

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Melbourne City
Phillip Island

Phillip Island

Phillip Island is a must-see Melbourne day trip destination that's world-famous for its remarkable Penguin Parade. Attracting scores of visitors, the Penguin Parade is Phillip Island's major drawcard, but that's not all it has to offer.

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Phillip Island
Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula has been a captivating visitor experience for more than 100 years. Attracted by the gentle hills, sparkling bay beaches and stunning coastal scenery, everyone flocks to the peninsula for a break.

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Mornington Peninsula
Lake Mountain

Lake Mountain

Enjoy a fun day in the snow at Lake Mountain, just 2 hours from Melbourne. Lake Mountain is the perfect option for first-timers to the snow, with plenty of activities on offer including toboggan slopes and cross-country skiing.

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Lake Mountain
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