We are a family of 4 consisting 2 adults & 2 kids (9 & 11 yrs old) visiting Melbourne for the first time in mid November. Have worked out below itinerary and hope to receive some comments.
Arrival airport at 7.00am. Taxi to hotel at city center. Take the free city circle tram to tour around, visit Eureka Skydeck 88.
Pick up rental car & drive to Philip Island. Visit the 3 parks. Overnight at PI.
Drive to Mornington Peninsula. Visit Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm & Ashcombe Maze . Overnight at MP.
Apollo Bay to Port Campbell. Overnight at Port Campbell.
Drive from Port Campbell back to Melbourne. Check into same hotel at city center. Visit Melbourne Aquarium in the afternoon.
Return rental car. QVM in the morning. Puffing Billy Train in the afternoon.
Join tour to Healsville Sanctuary.
Hotel to airport.
Day 4 & Day 5 - Please advise what are the sightseeing places along the way. Do we need to take any day tour?
Day 6 - Is princes Hwy the easiest and fastest way back to Melbourne city? Any suggestion where to stop for lunch?
Need to pay toll for any of the above routes?
Any feedback is appreciated. Many thanks.