9 Day Oz Intro Melbourne Arrival Package

    Kick-off your Australian Adventure in Melbourne with Oz Intro. A fun 9 days meeting new friends and exploring Melbourne!

    Oz Intro Melbourne is our 9-day small group tour taking you around the best of Melbourne and its surroundings!

    Over 9 action-packed days you’ll discover Melbourne’s hidden urban laneways, check out famous markets, explore seaside St Kilda, learn about Australia’s Indigenous people, help save our oceans with a unique Sea Shepherd experience, travel along the Great Ocean Road and Mornington Peninsula, meet the furry locals at Phillip Island, immerse yourself in Melbourne’s lively nightlife scene, and so much more.

    Oh, and did we mention that you’ll be doing all this with an experienced group leader and instant crew of friends? This is the ultimate way to kick off your adventure in Australia is Oz Intro Melbourne.

    Per person

    $949

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      Itinerary

      Day 1: Arrive & Meet Your Group

      G’day and welcome to Oz! After landing in Melbourne we’ll meet you at the airport and bring you to our hostel in the heart of the city. Tonight you’ll meet up with the rest of your group and get excited for all that’s yet to come in the Land Down Under.

      Day 2: Melbourne City Tour & Nightlife

      Known for its buzzing creative scene, chic neighborhoods, and exquisite food and coffee culture, we’ll get acquainted with Melbourne on a walking tour of the city. Get your dancing shoes on this evening, as we’re off to see what Melbourne’s got to offer after dark! With plenty of pop-up restaurants, rooftop bars, and nightclubs that carry on until the early hours of the morning, there’s seriously something for everyone. (B)

      Day 3: Aboriginal Cultural Experience & St Kilda

      Today we’re travelling back in time to learn about the rich history and culture of Australia’s Indigenous People, dating back over 50 000 years. This afternoon we’ll head down to the trendy suburb of St Kilda for some beach time, making the most of the sun before an arvo sesh at the iconic Espy hotel.

      Day 4: Sea Shepherd Eco-Experience

      This morning we’ll get your wanderlust pumping with all the information you’ll need to plan your travels around Oz, New Zealand, Asia and beyond. We’ll then board the ‘Steve Irwin’ Sea Shepherd ship for a unique experience learning about the battle to save our oceans, and even get involved ourselves. Add in some wild food and exotic drinks, this is a day like no other. (L)

      Day 5: Great Ocean Road

      We’re leaving the city today to explore Southern Australia’s natural splendor as we travel one of the most stunning stretches of coastline in the world – the Great Ocean Road. From the recognizable 12 Apostles to lush rainforests full of towering Redwoods, we’ll be humbled by the beauty of nature at every turn. Sun in our face, wind in our hair, we could get used to this Aussie lifestyle. (L, D)

      Day 6: Phillip Island

      This morning we’ll check out the Mornington Peninsula, a coastal region that meshes quaint European vibes with relaxed Aussie charm. After a dose of the alfresco lifestyle, get ready to meet some of Australia’s friendly, furry locals as we head to Phillip Island. We’ll walk through the canopy at a Koala Reserve to spot these cuddly creatures in their natural environment, then go down to the beach to watch the Penguin Parade. Home to the largest Little Penguin colony in the world, we’ll watch these cuties waddle from the ocean to their burrows, wondering how anything on earth could possibly be this adorable. (B)

      Day 7: Onward Travel Planning & Party

       

      Today our crew of friendly travel experts are at your disposal to help organise any onward adventures in Australia and beyond. Bursting with enthusiasm and armed with experience, we’re here to help plan everything you need for the trip of a lifetime. Tonight we’ll head up to the highest viewing platform in Australia: the Eureka Skydeck. After soaking in the glistening city skyline we’ll travel back down to earth for another night in Melbourne’s best party spots.

      Day 8: Farewell Dinner

       Relax after a big night out, or head out to explore more of Melbourne with free time to yourself or with your new friends. Tonight we dress sharp for our final dinner together! (D)

      Day 9: Check Out & Onward Travel

      Your 9 day adventure around Melbourne must come to an end today, but this is just the start of your time in Australia! Prepped and ready for the next leg along with the new mates you’ve made, we’ll be there for help and support every step of the way.

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      • Discover Melbourne’s world-renowned markets and laneways
      • Learn about Australia’s ancient Aboriginal cultures
      • Soak up the seaside vibes in St Kilda
      • Road trip the Great Ocean Road, visiting the world-famous 12 Apostles & Otway’s Rainforest
      • See wild penguins and koalas up close in their natural habitats
      • Learn about our oceans with a unique Sea Shepherd eco-experience aboard the ‘Steve Irwin’
      • Explore the beautiful Mornington Peninsula & Phillip Island
      • 24/7 help & support during your time travelling Australia

      Dates for 2022:

      2022
      SEPT 5, 12, 19, 26
      OCT 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
      NOV 7, 14, 21, 28
      DEC 5, 12
      2023
      JAN 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
      FEB 6, 13, 20, 27
      MAR 6, 13, 20, 27
      APR 3, 10, 17, 24
      MAY 1, 8, 15, 29JUN 12, 26
      JUL 10, 24
      AUG 7, 21, 28
      SEPT 4, 11, 18, 25
      OCT 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
      NOV 6, 13, 20, 27
      DEC 4, 11

      Do many people travel alone on Oz Intro Melbourne?

      Yes. In fact, most people who do Oz Intro are travelling solo. So it’s a great way to meet people and make friends to travel around Australia with! Check out our article on travelling alone to Australia.

      When is the best time to visit Australia?

      It’s always a good time to go backpacking in Australia! It’s generally quite hot in most parts of the country for the majority of the year, except for the southern half of Australia during winter (June, July & August). But because Australia is such a big country, when it’s cold down south most people will head north and follow the sun!

      What luggage do you recommend?

      We always recommend traveling with a backpack and packing light! 15-20kgs of stuff is plenty. Australia is a BIG country so dragging around a huge suitcase is never fun. Check out our packing guide: What to pack on your Australia tour.

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        9 Day Oz Intro Melbourne Arrival Package