$2,640.00 Member Price Starting From Ex Brisbane
$2,490.00 Member Price Starting From Ex Sydney
- Return Flights
- Lunch on the Puffing Billy
- Reserved seats for the Rod Laver Arena
- 2 day sessions and 1 night session
- Melbourne dining experience at a Lygon Street restaurant
- Day tour to the Yarra Valley
- Accommodation of your choice
- Guided by a National Seniors Travel Consultant
The Australian Open is a great opportunity to watch the world’s hottest tennis players battle it out for the first Grand Slam title of the year in Melbourne. Reserved seats for the Rod Laver Arena are included for 2 day sessions and 1 night session (shaded area has been requested for the day sessions) . Enjoy a Melbourne dining experience at a Lygon Street restaurant, a day tour to the Yarra Valley including lunch on the Puffing Billy. Stay in the heart of Melbourne with easy access to shops, and all venues.
Grand Slam your way to the Australian Open today!
Sunday January 20th: Depart Brisbane or Sydney (other cities on application) for your flight to Melbourne. On arrival in Melbourne transfer to your hotel. After check-in and time to freshen up rejoin your coach for transfer to a Lygon Street Restaurant for a welcome dinner.
Monday January 21 Make your own way or walk with your Tour Leader to catch a tram to Melbourne Park. Rod Laver Arena tickets included for day session. This ticket enables access to every court except the Margaret Court Arena. Play starts at 11.00am with access to the grounds from 10.00am. Buy your lunch from one of the many food areas or take your own picnic lunch. The Yarra Tram Shuttle Service travels within the Free Tram Zone and the service operates from Flinders Street to Melbourne Park.
Tuesday January 22: A day at leisure before making your own way to Melbourne Park for an evening at the tennis. Play commences at 7.00pm or on completion of the day session. Dinner own arrangements.
Wednesday January 23: Make your own way to Melbourne Park for another day at the tennis. Play on all courts commences at 11.00am. Rod Laver Arena tickets included for day session at Melbourne Park. Take your lunch or buy from one of the many food areas. Dinner own arrangements.
Thursday January 24: Head out to the picturesque Dandenong Ranges— Visit the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery—a sweet feast for the senses. Enjoy wine tastings at a local Yarra Valley winery before travelling to Belgrave to join the Puffing Billy Steam train. All aboard your first class carriage for an exciting journey through towering forests and fern gullies while enjoying a 3 course lunch. On arrival back at your Belgrave, rejoin your coach for return to Melbourne.
Friday January 25: Your tour comes to an end today. After breakfast check out of hotel. Luggage will be held until your coach departure at 12.00pm for your transfer to Melbourne Airport for your return flight home.