Welcome to Melbourne! The vibrant capital of Victoria offers plenty of cultural and sightseeing activities for travellers to explore and enjoy. With a fascinating history, characterful inner suburbs, and a lively food and wine scene, Melbourne enchants travellers from all over the world. Beyond the city, you don’t have to venture far for a number of exciting day trip destinations. From wine aficionados to wildlife lovers, everyone can find plenty to do in and around Melbourne. If you’re on the lookout for Melbourne tours, Last Minute Day Tours offers a range of exciting discounted day tours in Melbourne to choose from.

Best Melbourne Tours and Day Trips

Nature lovers rejoice! There are plenty of tours from Melbourne that take you discover the amazing scenery and wildlife on the city’s doorstep. Animal 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. Choose a full day tour for the opportunity to admire some of Australia’s other well-known wildlife along the way. Or go for the direct tours to head straight to the Penguin Parade in the afternoon. 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.

To explore Victoria’s dramatic coastline and visit the iconic 12 Apostles, climb aboard one of our Great Ocean Road tours from Melbourne. A must do for any visitor to Melbourne, the Great Ocean 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 quaint seaside towns. Included in all our Great Ocean Road tours is a stop at the impressive Twelve Apostles. Admire the limestone stacks from viewpoints along the coast and get some spectacular photos of these unforgettable landmarks. We offer several Great Ocean Road tour options, so speak to our friendly reservations staff if you need help choosing the best one for you!

Melbourne is famous for its fantastic restaurant scene, and this love of food is also found in the regions of Victoria. Visit cellar doors, sample locally made spirits and beers and dine on Victoria’s regional produce on one of our winery tours from Melbourne. Head to the Yarra Valley to taste the delicate cool climate pinots or enjoy a trip to the Mornington Peninsula to sip chardonnay with a sea view. While you’re in the Mornington Peninsula, there are always the Hot Springs to visit if you’re in need of some R&R.

If you’re looking for a day trip from Melbourne that’s off the beaten track, check out our tours to the Grampians or Wilsons Promontory. The Grampians National Park, home to a spectacular mountain range, is a must-see highlight on Melbourne tours. Led by an experienced and engaging guide, you’ll enjoy stunning scenery from picturesque lookout points, experience Aboriginal culture, hike scenic trails and spot Aussie wildlife. If you fancy a coastal excursion, our Wilsons Promontory tour takes in the unforgettable beaches and walking trails of this spectacular national park.

Explore Other Melbourne Sightseeing Tours

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.

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!

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