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Southern Australia Explorer

Spend New Years Eve in Melbourne!

Accommodation Cruise Day Tours Fly Transfers

10 Nights from $ Per Person

Princess Cruises

  Fly Cruise

  Melbourne & South Australia

  10 Nights



Your Fly, Stay & Cruise Package Includes:

  • Return economy class flights from Sydney to Melbourne
  • 3 nights accommodation in Melbourne
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train & Yarra Valley Full Day Tour with AAT Kings
  • 7 night Southern Australia cruise onboard Sapphire Princess, Melbourne return
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • Private transfers throughout
  • Port charges, fees, gratuities onboard your cruise & airline taxes

Extend your flights and stay longer - talk to our travel experts about more options!

Puffing Billy Steam Train & Yarra Valley

Travel through one of the most beautiful forests in Victoria. Take a break in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges to enjoy Devonshire Tea. The fun has just started as you board Puffing Billy for a ride on this century-old steam train. Visit Rochford Wines and another leading winery for tastings. Top-off your day with an indulgent chocolate tasting sensation.

What's Included:

  • Devonshire Tea
  • Wine & chocolate tastings
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach


Dandenong Ranges - Travel through enchanting, lush rainforest of Mountain Ash trees.

Grants on Sherbrooke - Arrive at a haven in the wilderness for a morning break.

Devonshire Tea - Enjoy homemade scones, served with jam & cream and tea or coffee.

Birdlife - Be serenaded by the wonderful birdsong filling the valley.

Puffing Billy Steam Train - Ride the century-old train from Belgrave to Menzies Creek.

Sherbrooke Forest - Travel through picturesque forest and over an old trestle bridge.

Rochford Wines - Visit this winery in the heart of the Yarra Valley and sample estate-grown wines.

Optional Lunch - Upgrade or purchase seasonal local produce in a restaurant on the day.

Cellar Door - Visit a local winery and enjoy a group wine tasting.

Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery - Be treated to a private gourmet chocolate tasting experience.

Chocolate making - Witness the art of chocolate making and explore the showroom.

Cruise Itinerary:





02 Jan 21



5.00 pm

03 Jan 21

At Sea



04 Jan 21


7.00 am

9.00 pm

05 Jan 21

Kangaroo Island

7.00 am

5.00 pm

06 Jan 21

Port Lincoln

8.00 am

6.00 pm

07 Jan 21

At Sea



08 Jan 21

Phillip Island

7.00 am

6.00 pm

09 Jan 21


7.00 am



Terms and Conditions

*Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Prices listed are in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy/travel, unless otherwise stated. Prices/Offers are correct at the time of distribution. Full travel supplier booking conditions apply.

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