Explore Victoria with ECO PLATYPUS TOURS
Admire the beauty of waddling Penguins
Escape to the magnificent southern ocean
Taste the splendid wine and food

Eco Platypus Tours is the leading touring company in Melbourne which is specially designed for Melbourne day tour. Eco Platypus Tours brings you in awe of the amazing Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road Tour and Phillip Island Tour. Other tours take you on a blind date with nature, have you living it up in the Yarra Valley wine region or to the majestic Grampians National Park. JOURNEY WITH US & MAKE YOUR DAY UNFORGETTABLE! 

melbourne day tours who we are

Eco Platypus is one of the best tour operators who is specialized in tailor-made day trips in Melbourne, Victoria. Our travel guides are experts and they will bring the best of Victoria in a passionate way.

melbourne day tours why travel with us
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Eco Platypus Tours provide you a quality yet affordable Melbourne day trips experience across Victoria. Operating one-day and two-day trips to scenic destinations from the city, we offer the best price and excellent service. All our day tour Melbourne are uniquely designed to give you a better, satisfying, and unforgettable experience. We have friendly and professional tour guides to accompany you on board. 

Set on a Melbourne day tour to understand the city’s culture through food, wine, sports, and the arts. Discover Victoria’s many prized secrets.

A bustling and friendly coastal city of southern Australia, Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria and home to 4.6 Melburnians living in 31 municipalities throughout the metropolis. Founded on 30 August 1835, this second most populous Australian city sits on the bay of Port Phillip extending into the hinterlands of Dandenong, Macedon mountain ranges, Mornington Peninsula, and Yarra Valley.

For seven years in a row, Melbourne has been declared by the Economist Intelligence Unit the most liveable city in 2017. The city rates high in education, entertainment, healthcare, research and development, tourism and sport. Not only that Melbourne is Asia-Pacific’s financial center, it is also Australia’s cultural capital with lively arts, music, and cultural scenes.

Melbourne day tour - Rosella
12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road

But there’s something more the city can offer. You can make it a gateway to the natural scenery of oceans, mountains, and forests. It can also be your base as you adventure into amazing coastal views and towering cliffs, world-class wineries, picturesque peninsulas, natural springs, ancient forests and native wildlife, high altitude waterfalls, and Aboriginal culture.

Travel with us to some of the famous Melbourne day tour destinations all across Victoria. Set on a journey to the rugged terrains and panoramic alpine landscapes of mountain ranges. Find yourself drowned in the oceanic beauty, allure, and magic of the coastlines of southern Australia.          

Koalas on the Great Ocean Road Tour

The Great Ocean Road. Travel to one of the world’s spectacular coastal drives along the Great Ocean Road. Experience the fun, the coastal vistas, and the wildlife. In this Melbourne day tour, you have the chance to visit the iconic 12 Apostles off the limestone shores of Port Campbell. Listen to the story of the famous shipwreck of Loch Ard Gorge and be mesmerized by the allure of the beach and the towering cliffs. You can also go sight-seeing to the quaint towns of Lorne, Anglesea, and Apollo Bay. Explore the Otways Rainforest and get up close and personal with the koalas, kangaroos, colorful parrots, and other native birds and wild animals at Kennett River.

The Great Ocean Road adventure is only a beginning as you discover some more fascinating and interesting places.    

The Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Of course, your Melbourne tour would not be entirely complete without visiting Phillip Island to see the koalas, kangaroos, seals, and penguins. Discover the island’s rich wildlife and amazing surfs. Watch the spectacular event that happens every day all year round: the Penguin Parade.

The Grampians National Park. From Melbourne, you can set on a journey to and discover the history hidden beneath the lush rainforests, diverse wildlife, and panoramic mountain views of the Grampians. Understand 5000 years of history and a rich Aboriginal heritage. This Melbourne day tour requires a certain level of fitness because you are going to hike along bushy trails and be always on the lookout for wild animals and native birds.

Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Lake Mountain. Travel to Lake Mountain, Melbourne’s nearest snow mountain and Australia’s most popular ski resort. Get ready to take some amazing photos of picturesque mountain views. This Melbourne tour offers you 3 hours of fun in the snow and a nature walk to the majestic Steavenson Falls, one of Victoria’s high altitude waterfalls. Also included is a stop at Yarra Valley’s famous chocolate factory.

Mt Buller. Have fun in the snow at Mt Buller and make the most of the opportunity to ski or to snowboard. You can also try tobogganing, or better yet enjoy your stay in the bars and cafes of the Alpine Village Resort. You can get an amazing view of the Boroka Lookout and Lake Bellfield.

Lake mountain snow tour
Melbourne day trips - Yarra Valley Winery

The Yarra Valley. We take you to a 90-minute drive and guide you to the Yarra Valley. Explore  Australia’s premier wine producing region and enjoy the magic and the fun. Discover the locally produced gourmet food, taste the world-class wines, and indulge your senses with handcrafted chocolates. The experience of this Melbourne day tour is simply unforgettable and gratifying, making you long for more.

Mornington Peninsula. Learn more about local history and local culture of Mornington Peninsula. Find yourself unable to resist the urge to snap a photo of the colorful beach boxes. And explore the peninsula’s gourmet food, wines, and chocolates. Enjoy the incredible ocean views and sandy beaches. All this and more in this sensational day tour Melbourne.      

The Gold Mine of Ballarat

The Gold Mines of Ballarat. Explore and visit the gold mines of the 19th-century town of Ballarat. The discovery of gold in the town and the gold rush in the mid-1850s had made Ballarat of greater economic importance during the Victorian golden era. Meet and chat with friendly goldsmiths and proud craftsmen and understand the town’s history and culture.      

These are only some of the destinations you can travel to from Melbourne. But you can also explore the metropolis and the inner city to know more about the richness of the city’s culture. Have a first-hand experience of why Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world.