About The Tour
Explore Australia’s High Country on the Melbourne to Sydney Tour, through the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and soak up some of the fascinating gold rush history that characterises this area. You’ll have plenty of time to discover the political centre of Australia with a guided tour of Parliament House in Canberra. The exploration of the capital city's cultural treasures continues with free time at the National Gallery of Australia and time to reflect at the Australian War Memorial. Spend the night in Canberra before heading to Melbourne on the second day.
Arrives: Approx. 8:00pm at YHA Central (Sydney)
Child: $289 (8-17 years old)
Please note that as dormitory accommodation is included in the tour price, passengers travelling with children will need to upgrade to a private room. Please contact us to check the availability of a private room for your dates of travel.
Hostel upgrade – twin or double (shared facilities) – $90 per room. Sole traveller – $130 per room.
Meet the tour at Southern Cross Station ready to head north for Australia’s capital city, Canberra. You will pass through the country landscapes of Victoria and New South Wales before arriving in Canberra in the evening at 5:00pm. After you’ve made your way to your accommodation and checked in, you have the evening to experience Canberra’s nightlife and explore the city.
Day Two (B)
The next day, you’ll wake in the vibrant capital of Canberra, where you’ll have a chance to explore its diverse history and stately appeal.
Enjoy a sleep in or spend the morning exploring your surroundings before meeting the tour around 11:00am. We’ll pick you up to head to Parliament House, ready for a guided tour of the centre of Australian politics. We’ll break for lunch then you will have ample time to explore the National Museum of Australia at your own leisure. We will meet up again for a visit to the Australian War Memorial, where you can reflect on the sacrifices of Australian’s in past wars and the ANZAC’s involvement in conflicts all around the world. From here we start the journey up to Sydney to arrive in the evening.
Please meet the tour at 8:30am for 9:00am departure at the Southern Cross Coach Terminal, Spencer Street Melbourne.