Spectacular Melbourne – Food Trails to Wilderness Adventures
Vibrant Melbourne frequently tops the list of the world’s most liveable cities with its European feel, endless foodie delights, famous laneway art, shopping and sport.
Melbourne also tops the adventure tourism charts with its natural attractions including beautiful beaches, quirky wildlife, spa towns, and wilderness areas like no other.
The spectacular Great Ocean Road is the international headliner with Grampian National Park, Wilsons Promontory and the rugged Dandenong Ranges all places of outstanding beauty and nature.
Encounter Australian Wildlife including little penguins parading up a pristine beach at Phillip Island, swimming with dolphins and seals at Sorrento and Koalas along the Great Ocean Road.
Discover the best of Melbourne with our collection of tours offered by ethical operators, responsible travel companies and passionate family run tours.
- Carlo Sand Blow’s sunrise/sunset views of Double Island Point, Tin Can Bay and the coloured sands.
- Guided Kayaking tours with wild dolphins at Double Island Point
- Learn to surf Australia’s longest and safest beginner wave offering rides on it’s best days over 1km long!
- World famous scuba diving at Wolf Rock with Grey Nurse Sharks and Pelagic Species
- Humpback Whale Migration: For watching whales from the shoreline between July and October
- Rainbow Beach is a great stop-off if travelling on Greyhound or Premier east coast bus passes
- Fraser Island tours from Noosa can pick-up and drop-off in Rainbow Beach at no extra cost
- Cool Dingo and Fraser Explorer tours can start in Rainbow Beach and end in Hervey Bay
How to get to Rainbow Beach
- Self-Driving: Approx. 2.5 hours drive north of Brisbane Airport via Gympie.
- Bus Services from Brisbane/Noosa (South): Greyhound and Premier Motors offer daily connections
- Bus Services from Hervey Bay (North): Greyhound and Premier Motors offer daily connections