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7 Day Victoria City to Sea Self-Drive Family Holiday

Melbourne - Geelong - Port Fairy

Discover the best of Victoria from city to sea

4 to 4.5 star hotel accommodation included

7 days of car hire to explore at your own pace

Travel from 31 January - 30 June 2021*

From $599 Typically $899 Include flight pp quad share

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Did anyone say road trip? From City to Sea, embark on this epic journey which showcases all that Victoria has to offer. You will start your journey at the centre of all the action - South Yarra, Melbourne where you will have free time to experience the venues shaping Melbourne's culinary scene. A hop, skip and a jump will take you to Geelong where you can stroll through the beautiful botanical gardens or take a leisurely walk around the promenade at the Eastern Beach Reserve. Next stop - Port Fairy. This perfect seaside town is all yours to explore for the next 3 days! Voted the world's best small town, this gem certainly will have you buzzing with excitement. If you’re a food lover - we recommend visiting Merrijig Kitchen which is famous for its fresh seasonal food and exquisite wine.

Travel Period: 31 January - 30 June 2021*


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7

Day 1


Arrive at Melbourne Tullamarine, and make your way to collect your car hire. Experience heightened boutique accommodation with a two-night stay at District Apartments South Yarra. Relax in a contemporary one-bedroom apartment fitted with a beautifully equipped kitchen, chic bathroom and modern living space. Metres from Toorak Road, Chapel Street and the Yarra River, District Apartments South Yarra is in the prime location for accessing all of Melbourne’s hotspots. Enjoy the finest cuisine, the most remarkable café offerings and boutique stores South Yarra has to offer.

Accommodation: District Apartments South Yarra

Meals included: None

Day 2


Today, you have a full day at leisure to explore all that Melbourne has to offer. Overnight at District Apartments South Yarra. 

Accommodation: District Apartments South Yarra

Meals included: None


Day 3

Melbourne Geelong

This morning make the short 77km drive to Geelong and check into the Geelong Conference Centre for 1 night.  This hotel is within easy reach to Geelong CBD and is  perfect for those wanting to be close to all Geelong has to offer. Each room and suite has a garden view, ensuite bathroom and all the usual amenities – plus – free wifi and free parking. After a busy day, return to the pool & spa for a dip or let the peace and quiet recharge your batteries.

Accommodation: Geelong Conference Centre

Meals included: None

Day 4

Geelong Port Fairy

This morning take the enjoyable scenic route to the historic village of Port Fairy which is a 210km drive. We suggest stopping into Apollo Bay  to see the cute Koalas at the Otways and then stop in for a delicious lunch at Great Ocean Road Brewhouse. Once arriving in Port Fairy, you will make your way to The Victoria Apartments where you will settle in for 3 nights. Port Fairy is a unique seaside fishing village set on the historic Moyne River Port and surrounded on two sides by water, the calm gentle waters of East beach and the rugged shipwreck coastline to the south. This picturesque town is located on the Princes Highway between Melbourne and Mount Gambier, at the western end of the Great Ocean Road.

Accommodation: Victoria Apartments Port Fairy 

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5

Port Fairy

Free time in Port Fairy today - We suggest visiting Merrijig Kitchen - One of the best eateries in Port Fairy  famous for its seasonal food sourced fresh from local artisan producers and farmers and its exquisite wine selection.

Accommodation: Victoria Apartments Port Fairy 

Meals included: None

Day 6

Port Fairy

Free time in Port Fairy today. We suggest visiting The History Centre.  History is an important aspect in the picturesque town of Port Fairy; it is filled with exciting and thrilling stories, which give insight into how Port Fairy came to be. The history center allows visitors to engage in their very own historical re-enactments in the courtrooms and explore photographs of the town’s history in the center’s gallery.

Accommodation: Victoria Apartments Port Fairy 

Meals included: None

Day 7

Port Fairy Melbourne

This morning you will check out at 10am, and make the 283 km drive back to Melbourne. You have the option to return your car hire this afternoon or extend your stay in Melbourne city with one of our add on packages. 

Meals included: None

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • 6 nights of hotel accommodation for 2 adults and 2 children
  • 7 day Automatic Economy car hire
  • Refer below for inclusions at each accommodation during your holiday

2 Nights at South Yarra District Apartments

  • Complimentary wifi
  • 11 am late check out (subject to availability)

1 Night at Geelong Conference Centre

  • Breakfast daily
  • Free wifi
  • Free Parking 

3 Nights at Victoria Apartments Port Fairy 

  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary wifi access
  • Early check-in (subject to availability)
  • 12 pm late check-out (subject to availability)

7 Day Car Hire

  • 7 day automatic economy car hire from Melbourne Tullamarine pickup and drop off
  • In the case of the car hire supplier being off-airport, a free coach will take you to/from the carhire location
  • Any additional requirements (GPS, carseats etc are to be paid for directly. We strongly advise organising this prior with the carhire company to ensure availability)


  • Parking and Housekeeping service at District Apartments
  • Anything not listed in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended) 


Cancellation Policy 

Our 14-day refund guarantee does not apply to this package. Once you have made your booking online, any payment made is non-refundable. 


Car Hire Terms

When booking, please provide the full name of the main driver under Special Requests during Checkout. Note that if you request an amendment to the car hire after the voucher is issued or change the main driver post-booking, your car hire will be repriced on the current rate and may incur a surcharge as a result. During pick-up of car in Melbourne, a credit card in the driver's name will be required and a bond will be taken. All car hire bookings are non-refundable and drivers under 25 years may incur a surcharge. 


How to Book a 'Drive & Stay' Only 

Choose Melbourne as your Departure City on Checkout to purchase only car hire & accommodation.


Looking for Flights?

Flights from Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart or Sydney can be added on to your booking by selecting your Departure City upon Checkout.

For flights from other cities, contact one of our friendly Travel Specialists for a quote on 1300 893 404 or