As the date of a student’s term break draws near, teenagers look forward to have their holidays abroad. Melbourne is an ideal location for such holidays as they can easily find many activities and tours to indulge in. The range of preferences for teenagers is very broad and they may sometimes experience some difficulty when creating their travel plans. If you happen to be one of them, fret not! There are actually a lot of potential tours; you can easily sign up for one that’s suitable for youths. Some tours include:
Explore the sights that Melbourne offers with a local guide who is knowledgeable and friendly. From this tour, you should be able to grasp a better understanding of their local culture, history and lifestyle. The best thing about this tour is that it is free! You don’t even to sign up for anything; it is a simple ‘turn up for the tour’ concept. Your potential guide should be wearing a neon or bright green T-shirt!
Ghost tour at Royal Park
Are you intrigued by abandoned hospital wards, empty corridors, unlit spaces and the intricacies of the supernatural? Melbourne Health Royal Park Hospital offers this kind of ghostly tours to their curious patrons. If you are lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of ghostly faces that may appear at the windows of their old orphanage. The tours are regularly held during winter until 31st October.
Lighthouse and Museum Tour
Patrons get to enjoy the benefits of a guided tour up to the top of the lighthouse. Once at the top, you can proceed to enjoy the bird’s eye view from the outdoor balcony. After you descend from the lighthouse, you automatically gain access into their museum. If you are lucky, you might be able to participate in whale spotting activities during their migration season. This is one of the few working lighthouses that are left in Australia, and you would not want to miss such an opportunity!
Great Ocean Road Eco Tour
This is also an ideal option if you wish to engage yourselves in a full-day tour. What’s more, you can personalize your tour to fit your specific needs! In the comfort of a minibus, you get to cruise along the Great Ocean Road to Kennett River. Along the way, Koala bears can be spotted in their natural habitats (a guaranteed sight!). Finally, you will proceed to Otway Ranges for a stroll in their panoramic rainforest walk.
If you love penguins, you wouldn’t want to miss out on this tour that’s overloaded with cuteness! When the sun sets, you can witness hundreds of these cute little critters surfacing from the water and returning to their burrows for the night. You also get to see them feeding their young, as well as communicate vocally. Who can resist their cute waddling movements!?
When you come to Melbourne, regardless of age, there is always a ton of activities and tours you can take advantage of. To help you get around the various locations easily, you should definitely hire a chauffeured vehicle. This way, you do not have to deal with the hassles of public transport!