Melbourne Touring Company

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Explore the stunning scenery of Victoria on a private tour with Melbourne Touring Company.

Choose between one, two or three day private small group tours and personalised charters. Visit Victorian destinations known for their world-class attractions and spectacular scenery.

Popular tours include Great Ocean Road and the penguins at Philip Island. For nature lovers, the Grampians and Wilson’s Promontory will be highlights of your trip. Small, modern buses and experienced guides ensure a memorable, customised trip.

Melbourne Touring Company was established in 2016 by John Stapleton, who wanted to offer something different to Victoria’s millions of visitors.

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From $1049 to $1299

Considered one of the best coastal drives in the world, the Great Ocean Road is a must-see for visitors to Victoria.

This 244-kilometre-long stretch meanders through secret bays, imposing sandstone cliffs, lush rain forests and deserted beaches.

You can experience all this on a private, small group tour with Melbourne Touring Company.

The tour hugs the coast where natural archways, gorges and grottos abound. You can explore quaint seaside towns, take a short rainforest walk and spot Australian wildlife.

The day’s highlight is the Twelve Apostles, where you’ll see the magnificent limestone sea stacks from the cliff top as well as the beach.

The Great Ocean Road is the world’s largest war memorial, built by returned soldiers to remember their mates lost in World War One.

Your experienced guide will tell you stories of dramatic rescues and tall tales of shipwrecks, Aboriginal History, Convict Stories, and Gold Rush Stories.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, fixed price, Great Ocean Road private tour for up to 24 guests.

Choose from one of their tour plans or design your own tour highlights.

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From $3990 to $4790

This three day private tour is filled with the best natural wonders Victoria can offer.

Melbourne Touring Company’s small group tour combines spectacular coastal scenery with mountainous beauty .

The trip along the Great Ocean Road is considered one of the world’s best coastal drives.

You will discover quaint coastal towns, guaranteed wildlife sightings and the spectacular Twelve Apostles before arriving in sleepy Port Campbell for the night. The next day, you’ll visit archways, gorges and grottos along the rugged limestone coast.

Enjoy some heritage cheese at Cheese World, before an overnight stop in the cosy town of Hall’s Gap.

Wide mountain vistas, waterfalls and wildlife are the highlights of day three in the Grampian National Park.

You will visit the acclaimed Aboriginal-owned Brambuk Cultural Centre, and view ancient rock paintings, time permitting.

On this tour you’ll enjoy a relaxed pace to explore the landscape and interact with wildlife.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, small group, fixed price, private tour for up to 13 guests.

Choose from one of the tour plans or design your own tour highlights.

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Visit the website today learn more about the range of tours or to explore your travel requirements.

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From $175 to $329

A Melbourne Touring Company’s wine tour is a ideal way to celebrate a special occasion with a perfect day of indulgence.

Explore the region’s beautiful landscapes and world-class wineries with a leisurely private tour. Enjoy a relaxing day with friends, and taste the boutique wine and food you prefer.

Renowned for its pinot noir, chardonnay and pinot gris, the Mornington Peninsula produces a vast range of quality wines. This cool climate region produces grapes with outstanding fruit flavours, high natural acidity and fine tannins, resulting in excellent vintages.

You will visit boutique and award-winning vineyards and cellar doors including wineries such as Point Leo Estate and Jackalope Winery.

Melbourne Touring Company offers customised, flexible fixed price wine tours for up to 13 guests.

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Visit the website today learn more about their range of tours or to explore your travel requirements.

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From $1049 to $1949

Considered one of the best coastal drives in the world, the Great Ocean Road is a must-see for visitors to Victoria. Seeing the sun set over the iconic Twelve Apostles is a breathtaking moment.

Melbourne Touring Company’s private, small group, Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour has a later departure timed to catch the setting sun.

The road meanders through secret bays, imposing sandstone cliffs, quaint seaside towns and deserted beaches. It hugs the coast where natural archways, gorges and grottos abound.

You can explore quaint seaside towns, take a short rainforest walk and spot Australian wildlife.

The day’s highlight is the Twelve Apostles, where you’ll see the magnificent limestone sea stacks from the cliff top as well as the beach.

Your experienced guide will tell you stories of dramatic rescues and tall tales of shipwrecks.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, fixed price Great Ocean Road tour for up to 13 guests.

Choose from one of their tour plans or design your own tour highlights.

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Visit the website today learn more about the range of tours or to explore your travel requirements.

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From $924 to $1799

Discover the wonder of one of the world’s largest mainland penguin colonies as they make their way up the beach dunes of Phillip Island. An amazing experience that you’ll talk about for years to come.

Join Melbourne Touring Company on a half day tour for a remarkable adventure at Phillip Island. This private small group tour is perfect for those who are time-poor and want to go straight to the action.

After a later departure, head to Phillip Island, The Nobbies and Seal Rock for stunning panoramic views of the rugged coastline. Take a stroll along the boardwalk, looking out for Cape Barren geese, seagulls and wallabies.

The final stop is the Penguin Parade where you can explore the ‘Penguin Experience’ exhibition at the Visitor Centre, prior to their arrival at sunset. You will be entranced at the sight of hundreds of little penguins waddling up the beach and making their way back to their burrows.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, flexible, fixed price tour for up to 13 guests.

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From $1099 to $1949

Your small group private tour in the Grampians .

Immerse yourself in the breath-taking views, volcanic history, powerful waterfalls and wildlife of the Grampians. On this tour you’ll enjoy a relaxed pace with plenty of opportunity to explore the landscape and interact with wildlife. You will see geological formations 430 million years old. Wallabies, kangaroos, emus, goats and deer are frequently encountered.

You will visit the acclaimed Aboriginal-owned Brambuk Cultural Centre and take a short walk through stunning forests and beside waterfalls.

The impressive sandstone mountain range of the Grampians National Park is Victoria’s hidden gem.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customized, small group, fixed price, private tour for up to 24 guests. Experienced tour guides will share their knowledge and passion for the region, enhancing your experience and memories

Choose from one of the tour plans or design your own tour highlights.

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Visit the website today learn more about the range of tours or to explore your travel requirements.

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From $2799 to $4299

Experience some of Victoria’s biggest destinations on a two day private, small group adventure with Melbourne Touring Company.

Start with a leisurely drive along the beautiful Great Ocean Road, considered one of the best coastal drives in the world.

The road meanders through secret bays filled with rock pools, imposing sandstone cliffs, lush rain forests and deserted beaches. View the spectacular Twelve Apostles from the cliff edge and the beach.

Your experienced guide will talk about Aboriginal history, convicts and the gold rush and tell tales of shipwrecks and lost treasures.

Your overnight accommodation is in the historic town of Queenscliff, before travelling by ferry to Mornington Peninsula.

A stop at a wildlife park will introduce you to koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, Tasmanian devils, dingoes and native birds.

The highlight of your trip is the Penguin Parade that evening, where you’ll watch Australia’s largest colony of little penguins waddle across the beach to their burrows at sunset.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, private, small group tour for 1 to 13 guests.

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Visit the website today learn more about Melbourne Touring Company’s range of tours or to explore your travel requirements.

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From $520 to $1199

Explore Victoria and beyond with a custom day tour fixed price hourly charter rate.

Tours are limited only by your imagination.

Plan your own journey or share ideas with the team and Melbourne Touring Company will make them a reality

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From $179 to $329

A Yarra Valley wine tour with Melbourne Touring Company is an ideal way to celebrate a special occasion with a perfect day of indulgence.

A private, small group tour is a leisurely way to explore the region’s breathtaking scenery and world-class wineries. Enjoy a relaxing day with friends or family, visiting boutique and award-winning vineyards and cellar doors for wine tasting .

The Yarra Valley is Victoria’s oldest wine region, dating back to 1838, and produces some of Australia’s finest Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sparkling and other cool climate wines.

Melbourne Touring Company’s private tour includes a visit to Moet & Chandon-owned Domaine Chandon for a glass of bubbly. A visit to St Huberts, established in 1862 and renowned for its Cabernet Sauvignon, is also included.

A delicious lunch at your choice of three different wineries and a tasting platter is included in the tour.

Melbourne Touring Company offers customised, small group, flexible wine tours for up to 13 guests.

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From $949 to $1579

Step back in time to an era when gold was on everyone’s mind and people flocked to the Ballarat region to try their luck.

Melbourne Touring Company’s private, small group tour explores the historic gold town of Ballarat and Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill.

Sovereign Hill recreates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851.

Explore the site where Australia’s history comes to life – from the hustle and bustle of Main Street and its colourful characters , to the gold mines deep underground.

Experience the excitement of the Red Hill Gully Diggings where you can pan for real gold, and keep it!

On this private tour you’ll enjoy a drive around the historic town of Ballarat and a visit to a gold shop before heading to Sovereign Hill.

Melbourne Touring Company’s experienced guides will share their knowledge of the history behind the Victoria’s gold rush and the stories of the people who took part in it.

Melbourne Touring Company offers customised, flexible, fixed price tours for up to 13 guests.

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From $520 to $920

Melbourne’s mix of culture and history gives visitors a vibrant and diverse experience.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a half-day private tour which captures the city’s creative, sophisticated energy.

On this small group tour, you’ll explore Melbourne’s history, culture and popular landmarks. Enjoy the stunning city skyline from the Shrine of Remembrance, instagram-worthy photos at the Brighton Bathing Boxes and neck-craning views of Eureka Tower, Melbourne’s tallest building.

Discover how Melbourne became the coffee capital of Australia, as well as the country’s sporting centre.

Drive past beautifully preserved buildings from the 1850s gold rush which sit proudly alongside more contemporary designs like Federation Square.

The city’s multicultural heritage, including Chinatown and Little Italy, will also be on show.

The tour, which ranges from four to six hours long, can be fully customised to suit your interests. You may choose the standard route or spend more time at the city market, exploring the sporting precinct or strolling through the city’s beautiful gardens.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, small group, fixed price, private tour for up to 13 guests.

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From $1499 to $2499

Steam your way through a lovely day on a Puffing Billy, Wildlife and Penguin Parade private tour with Melbourne Touring Company.

Jump aboard the historic Puffing Billy steam train which takes you through the spectacular scenery of the Dandenong Ranges. This 100 year old train with open air carriages crosses creeks and roads, weaving between ancient trees and enormous tree ferns.

Your private, small group tour will get you up close and personal with Australian native animals at Maru Koala and Animal Park.

At beautiful Phillip Island, you can stretch your legs with a walk along the jagged coastline, watching for fur seals and wallabies.

As the sun sets, you will head to the world famous Penguin Parade to watch the little fairy penguins come home to their burrows from a day out at sea.

The experienced tour guide will share their knowledge and passion for wildlife conservation.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, small group, fixed price tour for up to 13 guests.

Choose from one of their tour plans or design your own tour highlights.

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Visit the website today and learn more about the range of tours or explore your travel requirements.

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$1999

This two day private tour is filled with the best natural wonders Victoria can offer.

Melbourne Touring Company’s small group tour combines spectacular coastal scenery with mountainous beauty.

The tour travels to the Grampian Ranges via the goldrush town of Beaufort . After lunch in Halls Gap village, you’ll head to the heights for breath-taking views over the ranges, waterfalls and wildlife spotting.

There’s even time for a short hike to Chataqua Peak and the Aboriginal-owned Brambruk Cultural Centre.

After staying overnight in Warrnambool, enjoy some heritage cheese at Cheese World .

The morning’s drive hugs the coast where natural archways, gorges and grottos abound. The day’s highlight is the Twelve Apostles, where you’ll see the magnificent limestone sea stacks from the cliff top and the beach.

Your guide will tell you stories of dramatic rescues and tall tales of shipwrecks.

A rainforest walk, quaint seaside villages and a trip along one of the best coastal drives in the world completes your day.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, fixed price Grampians and Great Ocean Road tour for up to 13 guests.

Visit the website today learn more about the range of tours or to explore your travel requirements.

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From $2699 to $5399

You could spend a week taking in all the Grampians have to offer and still only scratch the surface.

Melbourne Touring Company’s two-day private, small group Grampians Tour is a leisurely way to explore this beautiful region.

Immerse yourself in the breath-taking views, volcanic history, powerful waterfalls and wildlife of the Grampians. You’ll encounter geological formations 430 million years old. Wallabies, kangaroos, emus, goats and deer are frequently encountered.

Day one of the tour visits historic gold rush towns of Beaufort and Ararat. Wide mountain vistas, waterfalls and wildlife fill rest of the day before staying overnight in Halls Gap.

You will visit the acclaimed Aboriginal-owned Brambuk Cultural Centre and view ancient rock paintings, time permitting.

A short hike to Chautauqua Peak is a highlight of day two, with the option to take a longer two to six hour hike.

Experienced tour guides will tell stories of Aboriginal history, convicts and the gold rush years, enhancing your experience and memories.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, small group, fixed price, private tour for up to 13 guests.

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Visit the website today learn more about the range of tours or to explore your travel requirements.

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From $1379 to $2329

Experience a trio of top Phillip Island attractions on this private, small group tour with Melbourne Touring Company.

See koalas and wallabies up close in their native habitat at the Koala Conservation Centre. Watch live farm demonstrations at the historic Churchill Island Heritage Farm. Explore the exhibitions at the Penguin Parade’s Visitor Centre and purchase penguin themed gifts from the souvenir shop.

At sunset, sit mesmerized as hundreds of little penguins emerge from the ocean after a day of fishing and waddle across the beach to their burrows.

You can purchase lunch at the Churchill Island café or a glass of wine while enjoying the views of Western Port and cattle grazing in the fields. Pick up a hot dinner (at your expense) from the Penguin Parade’s cafe before heading to the beach for the nightly parade.

Melbourne Touring Company offers a customised, small group, fixed price tour for up to 11 guests.

Choose from one of the tour plans or design your own tour highlights.

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