Day trips to Melbourne and surroundings are an experience with bucket loads of fun. There are many well-loved and breathtaking destinations in Victoria within a few hours of drive from Melbourne. There are a few operators providing coach tours to destinations in and around Melbourne. Below is a list of such reputed providers. The information provided here is last updated on 11th April 2015. For latest information visit the websites of the tour operators, provided with the description.
Harlan Coach Tours offer Transport and Tours services. With a fleet that consists of luxury coaches, midi size coaches and mini-buses. Harlan offer day tours and multi-day tours to Victoria’s famous tourist destinations including Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Sovereign Hill, Puffing Billy, Mt Buller winter snow trip, Echuca, Mornington Sorrento / Queenscliff, Yarra valley wine tours just to name a few. For busy customers who have very limited time to visit Melbourne, Victoria, Harlan provides you with unique experience, same-day tours to Puffing Billy & Phillip Island, Sovereign Hill & Phillip Island and Sovereign Hill & Twelve Apostles. Harlan also caters for interstate trips to New South Wales, South Australia (Adelaide), and Tasmania. Their services also include Airport transfers. Harlan is operating since 1991.
Mt Buller Day Trip, Yarra Valley Wine Tour, Great Ocean Road Day Tour, Ultimate Wild Life Experience – Penguin Parade Tour, Mornington Peninsula Wine Tour, Peninsula Hot Springs + Wine Tour, Mount Macedon Wine Tour, Cherry Picking and Wine Tour, 12 Apostles Direct Day Tour, Snapper fishing port Phillip Bay, Swim with Dolphins Tour, Grampians Day Tour, Sovereign Hill Day Tour, Puffing Billy Day Tour, 3Day Mt Gambier Tour
Address: 1 Sturdee Street, Coburg North, Victoria 3058 Australia
Tel: +61 3 9354 5025
Fax: +61 3 9354 8955
Facebook: facebook http://fb.com/harlantransport
Echidna Walkabout Tours
Since 1993 Echidna Walkabout has been providing high quality nature and wildlife experiences for small groups of international and domestic travellers. They organise everything for you on our fully guided and catered journeys and prices include everything except for your personal effects. Their tours include Koala and Kangaroos in the Wild Tour, Great Ocean Road and Twelve apostles, Volcanoes and lakes in a great Savannah etc.
Koalas & Kangaroos IN THE WILD – 1 day, Great Ocean Road – 3 days, Wildlife Journey – 4 days, Wild Top End – 7 days, Croajingolong Journey – 4 day private tour, Mungo Outback Journey – 3 day private tour
Address: 276 Nott Street, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Phone: (03) 9646 8249
Face Book: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Echidna-Walkabout-Nature-Tours/106519026494?ref=stream&fref=nf
Wildlife Tours Australia
Wildlife Tours Australia has been entertaining travellers since 1996 and is one of the most experienced small group tour operators in Melbourne. WTA operate all year round and specialise in 1, 2 & 3 day small group adventures and cover most of Victoria’s premier sightseeing destinations, including: Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island Penguin Parade, The Grampians National Park, Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula and Melbourne to Adelaide Tours
Melbourne Tours, Great Ocean Road Tours, Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tours, Grampians Tours & Melbourne to Adelaide
Address: 42 Macaulay Street Williamstown North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia- 3016
Telephone: 1300 661 730
Phone Outside Australia: +61 3 9397 7737
Emergency Contact: 0458 764 261 or + 61 458 764 261
Natural Treasures Tours
Natural Treasures Tours is a privately owned business run by two Melbournians, Jeremy Redmond and Pierre Jacobsson. Natural Treasures was established in 1996 as a small eco-tour business running 2 day tours of the Great Ocean Road. Tours are conducted in small groups of between 2 and 12 people to explore Victoria’s fantastic array of diverse touring regions and stunning city.
Great Ocean Road 1 Day Tour, Great Ocean Road 2 day tour, The Great Ocean Road and the Grampians, Evening with Penguins, City Sights Tour, Melbourne to Adelaide , Snow and Ski, Great Wine Tour, Golden Day Tour, Around the Bay for a day, Steam trains and Great Wines Tour
Address: 15 Hope Street, Preston, Victoria 3072
Mobile: 0409 650 886
Oceania Tours & Safaris
Oceania Tours & Safaris started in 2003. Their services include airport transfers, tour guiding services, public and private tours in Melbourne, surrounds and interstate. OTS provides their services with professional tour guides in English, German, Italian and Spanish. Other languages can be organised on request.
Melbourne City Tour, Great Ocean Day Tour, Phillip Island Day Tour, Walking Tour of Melbourne, Melbourne City Tour + Phillip Island, Great Ocean Road Save the Koala Program, Shore Excursion City Sights
Address: Oceania Tours & Safaris, Po Box 3018, Ivanhoe North, VIC 3079
Phone: 1300 760 180
Melbourne Encounter Tours
Melbourne Encounter is a new entrant offering ground breaking, innovative tours of Melbourne. The Tours they offer include, Lifestyle of Melbourne’s Rich & Famous, Sporting Brass Meets Bayside Class and Essential & Eclectic Melbourne
Lifestyle of Melbourne’s Rich & Famous Tour, Sporting Brass Meets Bayside Class, Essential & Eclectic Melbourne
Telephone: 0478 921 009/ 0407 567 335
Monday – Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Official Neighbours Tour
Tour to world famous Ramsay Street and to other famous sites of the show, will answer all of these questions and many more! This is truly a must-see for all tourists. Discover the insider secrets, the behind the scenes news, meet the stars or take pictures on the set (when filming is not occurring).
Tour to world famous Ramsay Street and to other famous sites of the TV Show Neighbours
Address: 570 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
Phone: +61 3 9629 5866
Gray Line Australia is operated by Driver Group and our partners in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Tasmania, Cairns, Perth, Alice Springs, Brisbane and Gold Coast. Driver Group is a 100% Australian family owned company established in 1931 with a fleet of over 120 vehicles. Gray Line Australia is proud to be associated with Gray Line Worldwide where standards of excellence in sightseeing are achieved globally. Gray Line Worldwide is the world’s largest sightseeing and destination management company with over 150 destinations on six continents.
Great Ocean Road Day Tours, Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tours, Melbourne City Tours, Melbourne Winery Tours, Sovereign Hill Tours, Puffing Billy Tours, Mornington Peninsula Tours, Mt Buller Tours, Melbourne Airport Transfers
Phone: 1300 85 86 87
Coach, bus icon Departure Point: Federation Square East, Corner of Flinders St and Russell St, Melbourne
Melbourne Private Tours
Melbourne Private Tours is a full service private touring company, a division of the MPT Travel and Lifestyle Group. Melbourne Private Tours’ guests will meet the locals; the wine makers, the artisan producers and the people who make Victoria and Australia such a fascinating destination.
Melbourne City Sights, Yarra Valley Tour, Dandenong Ranges Tour, Mornington Peninsula Tour, Great Ocean Road Day Tour, Great Ocean Road – 2 Day Tour, Ballarat & Sovereign Hill. Daylesford Tour, Phillip Island Penguin Parade, Melbourne After Dark, Understanding The Real Melbourne, The Essential Melbourne Experience, A Day With A Melbourne Foodie, Food Lovers Melbourne Walk, Food, Art & Laneways Walk, Phillip Island Ranger Led Adventure, Great Ocean Road Drive & Fly, A Foodies Journey through the Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley – Ballooning and Barrel Tasting, A Day with a Fashionista, A Day with a Sporting Legend, Snowfields Tour, Grampians Tour, Artist Led Tour of Melbourne, Photographer Led Tour of Melbourne
Address: 1/240 Chapel St Prahran VIC 3191
Phone: (+61) 3 9529 3212
Fax: (+61) 3 8080 3221
Office Hours: Monday – Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm
Since 1925, AAT Kings has been helping people from all over the world discover and explore Australia and New Zealand from top to bottom. With a broad range of holiday options including Guided Tours, Short Breaks and Day Tours, AAT Kings are the holiday experts. You can relax in the comfort of knowing you’re in the best of hands. We’ve got over 100 years of experience in taking care of absolutely everything so that you can get on with creating great new memories.
Great Ocean Road & Twelve Apostles, Puffing Billy Heritage Steam Train Journey, Sovereign Hill Gold Rush, Phillip Island – Penguins, Kangaroos & Koalas, Yarra Valley Wine Country & Healesville Wildlife, Yarra Valley Wine Country, Grampians National Park, Phillip Island – Penguins Up Late, Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife, Mt. Buller Snow, Puffing Billy Steam Train & Wine Country in Style, Marvellous Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne Food & Wine Discovery, Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road, Magnificent Melbourne – Morning City Tour
Address: Federation Square, Corner of Flinders and Russell Streets, Victoria, 3000
Open seven days a week 7.30am – 5.30pm in summer (1 October – 31 March) and 7.30am – 3.00pm in winter (1 April – 30 September).
Call anytime, 24/7. Phone: 1300 228 546
Australian Coastal &Mountain Tours
They are specialists in Great Ocean Road 1 and 2 Day Tours, Phillip Island Penguin Parade Tours, Yarra Valley Wine Tours, Wilsons Promontory Tours, Multi-Day Tours, Custom Tours, Private Tours, Shore Excursions and Much More!
Tour Melbourne City or the striking scenery of the Victorian coastline to our picture-perfect mountain ranges. Join Australian Coastal & Mountain Tours on one of our fantastic Melbourne Tours. ACMTours are experts in small group luxury Victorian travel.
Private Tour Experiences – Melbourne and Victoria, Phillip Island Penguin Parade, Upper Yarra Valley Experience, Phillip Island to Wilson’s Prom, Gippsland Discovery, Grampians via Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road- 2 Day Tour, Great Ocean Road- 1 Day Tour
Address: 238 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone: 1300 851 847
Hours: Open today · 6:00 am – 11:00 pm