Minibus Tours Melbourne - Port Phillip Bay
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One of our more popular minibus tours in Melbourne is Port Phillip Bay, which is less than an hour away from Melbourne CBD, and is perfect for a day trip.
Port Phillip Bay
Port Phillip is the entrance to Australia’s busiest port and is one of Victoria’s most popular tourist destinations. The peculiar thing is, that Port Phillip Bay is not an actual bay at all, it is a port area comprising of 16 bays.
There are world class beaches that are perfect for swimmers and marvellous coastal parks to explore. Scuba diving and fishing are two more popular recreational pastimes that people flock to Port Phillip for.
Things To Do
Port Phillip Bay is a wise choice for a minibus tour and day out, as there are so many things to do and see in a wonderful environment. Most of the best activities are outdoor as the scenery is staggering and the local habitat perfect for exploring.
Fish For Salmon or Snapper
At the start of the year, Port Phillip Bay is simply teeming with salmon and snapper, and in January you can actually see the fish jumping out of the water. Other fish are also plentiful such as whiting, leatherjacket and squid.
Swim with Dolphins
One of many people’s bucket list, to swim with dolphins. Leaving from Sorrento’s car ferry terminal you can go and snorkel with fur seals and at nearby Chinaman’s Hat Marine Park, you will find shoals of wild bottlenose dolphins that will be happy to come and swim with you..
Dive the Wrecks
Although the Great Barrier Reef is world famous for diving, there are more than sixty 19th century shipwrecks and four submarines from WW1 in Port Phillip Bay. It all contributes to one of the most interesting and diverse marine underwater worlds you could possibly hope to see.
Take in the Local Wineries
The areas around Port Phillip Bay have some of the best wineries in Victoria, award winning pinot noir or excellent riesling are two of the magnificent grapes grown locally. Visit Scotchmans Hill on the Bellarine Peninsula and toast the beauty of Port Phillip from Swan Bay. All these wonderful activities can be taken when you visit Port Phillip Bay on a minibus tour. Simply contact the coachhire.com.au’s friendly team and arrange your minibus tour of Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay today.