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Oz Adventure Melbourne

8 days
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Trip overview

Oz Adventure Melbourne is our 8 day small group tour taking you around the best of Melbourne and its surroundings! Over 8 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, 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 Oz!


What's Included

  • Airport pickup
  • 7 nights Accommodation
  • Melbourne City Orientation
  • Explore St Kilda
  • Aboriginal Cultural Experience
  • Great Ocean Road overnight trip
  • Mornington Peninsula
  • Koala Wildlife Park
  • Phillip Island
  • Penguin Parade
  • Eureka Skydeck
  • Melbourne nightlife
  • Farewell dinner
  • Plus all transport, some meals, Group Leader, 24/7 help & support in Australia, help with all onward travel after Oz Adventure.


4 meals


You'll stay in the beautiful and funky beachside town of St Kilda before heading along the Great Ocean Road to stay in a resort.


Your included airport transfer will take you to our hostel in the funky beachside town of St Kilda.

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Trip 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 take you to our funky hostel in beautiful beachside St Kilda. 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 Orientation & Nightlife – Known for its buzzing creative scene, chic neighbourhoods 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 & Beach Time – 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 explore the funky area of St Kilda and get some beach time, making the most of the sunshine before an arvo sesh at the Espy.

Day 4

Great Ocean Road – We’re leaving the city today to explore Southern Australia’s natural splendour as we travel one of the most stunning stretches of coastline in the world - the Great Ocean Road. From the recognisable 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 5

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 6

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 7

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 8

Check Out & Onward Travel – Your 8 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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As a Global Traveller you’ll get exclusive access to gWorld, our personalised app where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global. This is where you will find exclusive Marketplace Deals, a unique social network to connect you with other like-minded Global Travellers, access to our Academy with an ever-growing range of skills & languages, and so much more. Think all of your favourite apps merged into one, but like, better?

Why not give yourself something to look forward to by booking that trip!

Can I travel with a friend?

Yes you can! Simply tell your Trip Coordinator after booking that your friend is also going and they can link your profiles. For most of our trips we should be able to have you and your friends placed together or nearby. Meaning that you can live, work, play & travel together!

But wait there's more! Not only can you travel the world with your besties at your side, you can also earn some extra cash towards your own trip just by referring your friends to Global Work & Travel. You can learn more about the great referral rewards program inside your gWorld account once you join.

And for those who decide to go-it-solo, we’ve made it easier to meet other Global Travellers in the same region as you. Just like any other social platform, you’ll be able to interact, share, chat and meet with some really cool people who are doing trips just like you!

What happens if COVID affects my trip?

If you have to make any changes to your departure date, you’re protected with our Lifetime Deposit Guarantee and our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility. With this, we will change your trip dates for free. If this doesn’t fit around you and you can’t go on your trip anymore, we will give you a 100% refund in the form of a Trip Credit with us (See terms). If you’re unable to use it, you can also transfer that credit to someone else for them to put towards any trip too.

If you’re affected by Covid-19 while you’re overseas, you will have all the support you need from our team or partners in-country as well as have access to our 24/7 Global Emergency Line. We recommend travellers purchase Global Travel Cover travel insurance that provides Covid-19 medical protection too.

Do I need to be vaccinated to book?

As border restrictions for countries begin to ease, being fully vaccinated will maximise the number of locations you can visit. So while you are not legally required to be vaccinated, and it’s also not a requirement to travel with us, it will limit some of the countries that you can visit and may make it harder to travel through over the next 12-18 months. We highly recommend our travellers look at the current travel restrictions of their destination, speak with a medical professional or get in touch with our team for travel advice.

What happens if I want to cancel my trip?

Our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility means you can change your trip’s start date up to 84* days before departure without incurring any charges when you rebook it for any time (or even any other trip) in the next 2 years from your original start date.

In the event that you want to cancel your booking altogether, if you give us over 84* days notice you can do so with only a 50% cancellation fee. Your refund of the balance will come in the form of a Store Credit which you can put towards booking absolutely anything travel related with your Travel Concierge within the next 2 years!

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Time to go

We’ll get your tickets in-hand and your transfers ready. Then, our in-country team or partner will have everything prepared for your arrival. It’s now time for the real adventure to start.

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