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Melbourne, Australia-port

Far from the clich├ęd Australia of popular perception, Melbourne is a graceful city of European style and substance, fine living and cultural riches. Its many green parks and public gardens reflect the foresight of this city's 19th century founders and their intention to create a "pleasing to the eye" metropolis for the enjoyment of all. The city's moderate climate and financial prominence have attracted huge numbers of visitors from all over the world.

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Below is a list of those shore excursions previously offered in this port. For information on which shore excursions will be offered on a particular cruise, please reference the specific itinerary of that cruise.

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • Countryside Victoria - Birds and Crafts
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Leisurely Melbourne
    Light Activity /WalkingMinimal Activity Required
  • Melbourne and Gardens
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Melbourne Past & Present
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Melbourne Vintage Train Ride
    Light Activity /Walking

Countryside Victoria - Birds and Crafts

Light Activity /Walking

Duration: 4 1/2 hours

Tour Code: MEB-005

Depart your ship and travel to Sherbrooke Forest, home to some of the world's tallest hardwood species. Keep watch for such unique Australian birdlife as rosellas, kookaburras, bellbirds and lyrebirds. Two of the forest's most impressive and colorful bird species are the crimson rosella and king parrot. Experience the bold nature of these playful and inquisitive birds as they may land right on your arm or head.

Visit Olinda or another of the areas charming townships. These small villages are renowned for excellent craft shops. Enjoy free time to browse the shops for the work of local artists that may include jewelery, glassware, pottery, leather goods, woodcarvings and even candy shops to remind you of yesteryear.

Before returning to your ship, enjoy a brief city orientation and travel through suburban Melbourne.