Explore | IMS 2020

Tours


It’s time for you
to explore
breathtaking places

Cousins Tours & Travel would be delighted to assist with your pre and post congress travel arrangements. Anything from a half day walking tour of Melbourne to a fully comprehensive tour of Australia. Below are a few suggestions. Contact us with your requests & interests. We will design the tour to suit you.

DAY TOURS IN MELBOURNE

Melbourne Street Art Tour

Tue, Thu, Sat – 3 hours                                       FROM AUD 80

Melbourne Street Art Tour

Tue, Thu, Sat – 3 hours
FROM AUD 80

Melbourne Street Art Tours showcase the best of Melbourne’s laneways and street art. As the tours are run entirely by street artists, they offer an authentic view into this underground art scene. Learn all about the stories behind the artists and the works, finishing up at the famous Blender Studios where you are treated to a cheese platter and drinks and the opportunity to meet the studio artists
Melbourne Street Art Tours showcase the best of Melbourne’s laneways and street art. As the tours are run entirely by street artists, they offer an authentic view into this underground art scene. Learn all about the stories behind the artists and the works, finishing up at the famous Blender Studios where you are treated to a cheese platter and drinks and the opportunity to meet the studio artists

Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles

Daily departures – 12 hours                                       FROM AUD 180

Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles

Daily departures – 12 hours
FROM AUD 180

Discover one of the world’s great coastal drives with dramatic scenery, striking contrasts and magnificent vistas. See the gorgeous seaside town of Lorne as you travel the length of the Great Ocean Road. Visit the spectacular Twelve Apostles.
Discover one of the world’s great coastal drives with dramatic scenery, striking contrasts and magnificent vistas. See the gorgeous seaside town of Lorne as you travel the length of the Great Ocean Road. Visit the spectacular Twelve Apostles.

Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Gold Mining Town Day Trip

 9 hours                                             FROM AUD 188

Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Gold Mining Town Day Trip

9 hours
FROM AUD 188

Step back in time to the 1850s in Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Victoria where people from all around the world travel to try their luck at finding gold and making it rich. This is a fun day out for the whole family as you have hours at leisure to explore Sovereign Hill and all it’s fun and interesting activities to help understand and learn how life was back in the “Gold Rush”. Your ticket also includes entry to the Red Hill Mine tour and also the impressive collections at the Gold Museum..

Step back in time to the 1850s in Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Victoria where people from all around the world travel to try their luck at finding gold and making it rich. This is a fun day out for the whole family as you have hours at leisure to explore Sovereign Hill and all it’s fun and interesting activities to help understand and learn how life was back in the “Gold Rush”. Your ticket also includes entry to the Red Hill Mine tour and also the impressive collections at the Gold Museum.

Champagne & Seafood Brunch Cruise 
a Decadent Spread at High Sea

 3 hours                                             FROM AUD 236

Champagne & Seafood Brunch Cruise 
a Decadent Spread at High Sea

9 hours
FROM AUD 188

Spoil yourself, your family and friends with an incredible harbour cruise featuring a decadent menu and incredible views of Melbourne from the water. The Champagne and Seafood Brunch Cruise has been operating for more than THREE YEARS with many of our guests returning year after year to celebrate in style! Explore Melbourne’s unique waterways with an incredible cruise of the Yarra River leading out into the stunning bays of Williamstown and St Kilda. Cruise features a delicious seafood & meat carvery buffet, hot & cold canapés, a welcome drink on arrival and a range of petit desserts while you cruise on an historic multi-level vessel with ample indoor & outdoor seating to really take in the incredible views.

Spoil yourself, your family and friends with an incredible harbour cruise featuring a decadent menu and incredible views of Melbourne from the water. The Champagne and Seafood Brunch Cruise has been operating for more than THREE YEARS with many of our guests returning year after year to celebrate in style! Explore Melbourne’s unique waterways with an incredible cruise of the Yarra River leading out into the stunning bays of Williamstown and St Kilda. Cruise features a delicious seafood & meat carvery buffet, hot & cold canapés, a welcome drink on arrival and a range of petit desserts while you cruise on an historic multi-level vessel with ample indoor & outdoor seating to really take in the incredible views

Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs and Wine Tasting Day Trip from Melbourne

 10 hours                                             FROM AUD 259

Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs and Wine Tasting Day Trip from Melbourne

10 hours
FROM AUD 259

Relax and rejuvenate on a Mornington Peninsula day trip from Melbourne. Soak in the mineral-rich waters of Peninsula Hot Springs before enjoying a wine tasting and delicious lunch. Take in the amazing panoramic views of the Peninsula and Port Phillip Bay with a ride on the Arthurs Seat Eagle Gondola.Treat your friends, family and most importantly yourself to a day of luxury and fun on the Mornington Peninsula

Relax and rejuvenate on a Mornington Peninsula day trip from Melbourne. Soak in the mineral-rich waters of Peninsula Hot Springs before enjoying a wine tasting and delicious lunch. Take in the amazing panoramic views of the Peninsula and Port Phillip Bay with a ride on the Arthurs Seat Eagle Gondola.Treat your friends, family and most importantly yourself to a day of luxury and fun on the Mornington Peninsula

Melbourne City Afternoon Kayak Tour

 2:30 hours                                             FROM AUD 120

Melbourne City Afternoon Kayak Tour

2:30 hours
FROM AUD 120

• This tour is really 2 tours in one, as you start off in daylight and then you end in the dark. Therefore you see Melbourne at different light stages – before sunset, sunset and then you observe the “Fireballs” at the crown casino after dark. Take in views of Melbourne’s skyline while paddling past restaurants, old ships, the former port area and new port. • This is a unique experience with easy paddling and a slow pace to take in the views. • Historical commentary on the old docks area is provided along the way with talks about the former Customs House, turning basin, historical ships, former waterfall and “Mission for Seamen” head quarters.  • There is a rest stop, half way through the tour, to stretch your legs and have a snack and a drink. • The tour is 2.5 hours duration. • Twilight sessions (5, 6 or 7pm, depending on light) are available. • Photos emailed after the event

• This tour is really 2 tours in one, as you start off in daylight and then you end in the dark. Therefore you see Melbourne at different light stages – before sunset, sunset and then you observe the “Fireballs” at the crown casino after dark. Take in views of Melbourne’s skyline while paddling past restaurants, old ships, the former port area and new port. • This is a unique experience with easy paddling and a slow pace to take in the views. • Historical commentary on the old docks area is provided along the way with talks about the former Customs House, turning basin, historical ships, former waterfall and “Mission for Seamen” head quarters.  • There is a rest stop, half way through the tour, to stretch your legs and have a snack and a drink. • The tour is 2.5 hours duration. • Twilight sessions (5, 6 or 7pm, depending on light) are available. • Photos emailed after the event

Healesville Sanctuary and Puffing Billy Steam Train Day Trip

 7 hours                                             FROM AUD 219

Healesville Sanctuary and Puffing Billy Steam Train Day Trip

7 hours
FROM AUD 219

Take a day trip from Melbourne to check out the Healesville Sanctuary and the Puffing Billy Steam Train. At Healesville Sanctuary you’ll meet Australia’s native animals including koalas, kangaroos, monitor lizards and dingos. Then head to the Puffing Billy Steam Train for a ride through the rainforest on the century-old steam train. Small-group tour limited to 24 people ensures a more personalized experience

• Take a day trip from Melbourne to check out the Healesville Sanctuary and the Puffing Billy Steam Train. At Healesville Sanctuary you’ll meet Australia’s native animals including koalas, kangaroos, monitor lizards and dingos. Then head to the Puffing Billy Steam Train for a ride through the rainforest on the century-old steam train. Small-group tour limited to 24 people ensures a more personalized experience

Grampians & Kangaroo Tour

Tue,Wed,Fri,Sat,Sun – 12 hours                                      FROM AUD 159

Grampians & Kangaroo Tour

Tue,Wed,Fri,Sat,Sun – 12 hours
FROM AUD 159

Discover the Grampians National Park, home to kangaroos, wallabies and other native animals. The area is rich in natural wonders with stunning waterfalls and panoramic mountain views. Visit the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre.
Discover the Grampians National Park, home to kangaroos, wallabies and other native animals. The area is rich in natural wonders with stunning waterfalls and panoramic mountain views. Visit the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre.

Yarra Valley Food and Wine

Daily departures – 4.5 hours                                     FROM AUD 800
Min. 4 people

Yarra Valley Food and Wine

Daily departures – 4.5 hours
FROM AUD 800
Min. 4 people

Pair the best of Victoria’s world-class food and wine with private helicopter transport for an unforgettable experience. Return flights from Melbourne City to Levantine Hill. Tasting of five Levantine Hill wines from the Coldstream Guard range, Estate range and Family Paddock range. Standard five-course degustation lunch with matched wines in the Signature Restaurant.
Pair the best of Victoria’s world-class food and wine with private helicopter transport for an unforgettable experience. Return flights from Melbourne City to Levantine Hill. Tasting of five Levantine Hill wines from the Coldstream Guard range, Estate range and Family Paddock range. Standard five-course degustation lunch with matched wines in the Signature Restaurant.

Mornington Peninsula Coastal Hike Bike and Kayak Adventure

9 hours                                     FROM AUD 170

Mornington Peninsula Coastal Hike Bike and Kayak Adventure

9 hours
FROM AUD 170

Discover the Mornington Peninsula on this exciting full-day outdoor adventure that combines hiking, biking and kayaking. Hike through the bushlands of Cape Schanck, enjoy panoramic views from Arthurs seat on an off-road bike and kayak or stand up paddle board at a tranquil beach. Your guided small-group tour can accommodate up to 10 guests and includes transport and the the use of equipment for mountain biking kayaks and stand-up paddle boards available for a small additional fee.

Discover the Mornington Peninsula on this exciting full-day outdoor adventure that combines hiking, biking and kayaking. Hike through the bushlands of Cape Schanck, enjoy panoramic views from Arthurs seat on an off-road bike and kayak or stand up paddle board at a tranquil beach. Your guided small-group tour can accommodate up to 10 guests and includes transport and the the use of equipment for mountain biking kayaks and stand-up paddle boards available for a small additional fee.

SHORT BREAKS

Tasmania Escape.
Historic Hobart Tour and MONA

2 days/1 night                                       FROM AUD 265
Twin share – Airfares not included

Tasmania Escape.
Historic Hobart Tour and MONA

2 days/1 night
FROM AUD 265
Twin share – Airfares not included

Combine a Hobart city sightseeing tour with a Derwent River cruise and visit to Australia’s newest and most controversial art museum, MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art. See all the city sights on a comprehensive Hobart tour, and be inspired by the MONA’s hugely varied collection — there’s everything from Neolithic tools to edgy contemporary installations. Enjoy a morning city sightseeing tour and a visit to MONA.
Combine a Hobart city sightseeing tour with a Derwent River cruise and visit to Australia’s newest and most controversial art museum, MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art. See all the city sights on a comprehensive Hobart tour, and be inspired by the MONA’s hugely varied collection — there’s everything from Neolithic tools to edgy contemporary installations. Enjoy a morning city sightseeing tour and a visit to MONA.

Mornington Peninsula
Golf Package

Mornington Peninsula
Golf Package

The Mornington Peninsula is an easy 60 minute drive from Melbourne. This rugged coastal area provides perfect links conditions as well as traditional tree lined classics providing exceptional golfing experiences.
The Mornington Peninsula is an easy 60 minute drive from Melbourne. This rugged coastal area provides perfect links conditions as well as traditional tree lined classics providing exceptional golfing experiences.

EXTENDED TOURING

3 Day Uluru
& Kings Canyon Discovery

2 nights                                      FROM AUD 1390
Twin share – Airfares not included

3 Day Uluru
& Kings Canyon Discovery

2 nights
FROM AUD 1390
Twin share – Airfares not included

Discover all that Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon have to offer. Experience the cultural significance of Uluru on a base walk and in the late afternoon watch the colours over the rock change with the setting sun. Discover the domes of Kata Tjuta and join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park
Discover all that Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon have to offer. Experience the cultural significance of Uluru on a base walk and in the late afternoon watch the colours over the rock change with the setting sun. Discover the domes of Kata Tjuta and join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park

Sydney in Style

3 nights                                      FROM AUD 1250
Twin share – Airfares not included

Sydney in Style

3 nights
FROM AUD 1250
Twin share – Airfares not included

3-night package including half day Sydney Harbour cruise on a 52 foot motor yacht (three course lunch and matching wines). Join a full day tour to the majestic Blue Mountains. See the Three Sisters returning back to Sydney on a river cruise.
3-night package including half day Sydney Harbour cruise on a 52 foot motor yacht (three course lunch and matching wines). Join a full day tour to the majestic Blue Mountains. See the Three Sisters returning back to Sydney on a river cruise.

Port Douglas Experience

4 nights                                      FROM AUD 1299
Twin share – Airfares not included

Port Douglas Experience

4 nights
FROM AUD 1299
Twin share – Airfares not included

This package showcases the Tropical North’s magnificent reef and rainforest from the air and sea and promises to be a truly incredible and unforgettable experience. Travel to the Great Barrier Reef for the ultimate viewing of coral and marine life, before enjoying a wide variety of reef activities, such as snorkelling, swimming and glass bottomed boats. Includes a 30-minute helicopter flight and marvel at the remarkable landscapes.
This package showcases the Tropical North’s magnificent reef and rainforest from the air and sea and promises to be a truly incredible and unforgettable experience. Travel to the Great Barrier Reef for the ultimate viewing of coral and marine life, before enjoying a wide variety of reef activities, such as snorkelling, swimming and glass bottomed boats. Includes a 30-minute helicopter flight and marvel at the remarkable landscapes.

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