Hike & Seek - Things To Do - Port Phillip, Melbourne
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Marine Parade
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Join James and Mette, nature lovers, hikers and seekers on a Hike & Seek tour. While hiking through Victoria’s Sealers Cove in Wilson Promontory they came up with the idea of Hike & Seek as a way of combining their love of nature, nutrition, travel and good times with fellow travellers and locals alike. So they set out on a mission to find the most beautiful and epic hiking destinations all within a short drive from Melbourne. What better way to see all that Victoria has to offer than in a VW Kombi van, the original adventurer. They named her Olivia and restored her for maximum comfort on the road. Since the humble beginnings they have introduced a few newer model VW to the fleet, Biggie and Panda. Both are built for adventure and share the same free-spirited soul of what we set out to offer through Hike & Seek. The intimate, small group hiking tours have been designed for other like-minded folk who share the same enthusiasm, curiosity and sense of respect for nature and the outdoors that they have. If that sounds like you, go ahead and explore with Hike & Seek tours.
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Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Full Day

Mornington Peninsula & Hot Springs Tour

Mornington and Peninsula Hot Springs TourHike rugged coastlines, marvel at wild oceans, and unwind in magical hot springs on the Mornington Peninsula and Hot Springs Tour. Time to hit the highway with a small group, of maximum eight guests and the tour make its way to the idyllic Mornington Peninsula. The first stop is the summit of Arthur’s Seat where the tour will stop for the panoramic ocean views and a bite of morning tea. This is just a taste of things to come. The tour moves onto Bushrangers Bay for an eight kilometre return hike featuring unreal coastal scenery, rocky bays, wild oceans and one picturesque lighthouse. Spot local kangaroos and listen to the songs of native birds as you wander along the undulating path. Once you all return from the first hike, you will head to Cape Schanck for a smaller walk along the boardwalk before a delicious cafe lunch at Merchant & Maker. The final stop, Peninsula Hot Springs which is an award-winning natural hot springs and outdoor day spa destination. With a bathing time of two relaxing hours, it is the perfect way to end a great date with nature.

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Family Friendly, Hiking, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Spa & Wellbeing, Moderate

12 Apostles, Great Otways & Great Ocean Road Day Tour

12 Apostles, Great Otways and Great Ocean Road Day Tour - Otways National ParkThe small group of eight guests maximum, will depart Melbourne and head straight to the famous 12 Apostles before the masses of people arrive. Here you will take a one kilometre stroll along the boardwalk while appreciating the stunning views of the limestone stacks before continuing onto , Gibson Steps. Then walk down the 70 metre cliffside pathway to the beach where there is plenty of time to take some incredible photos. Next it is time for a delicious lunch at thier favourite local cafe before the tour drives through the magical Great Otway National Park and take a three kilometre hike through ancient rainforests to the dreamy Beauchamp Falls. The next stop the tour will take is a stroll amongst the giants of the forest at the Californian Redwoods before continuing along the iconic Great Ocean Road stopping at Apollo Bay for an optional ice cream. Kennett River is next where you will get the chance to spot native koalas, king parrots and kangaroos going about their routines. The tour takes a quick stop in the beautiful town of Lorne where you can walk along the beach or simply grab an afternoon snack before heading back to Melbourne.

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Family Friendly, Hiking, Walk, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Moderate

Phillip Island Day Tour

Phillip Island Day Tour - The PinnaclesIt’s time to hit the road with a small group (max 8 guests). Enjoy a complementary tea or coffee and sit back and relax as we take the two hour drive down to Phillip Island. Our first stop is a surfer’s dream beach, Cape Woolamai. From here we will lace up the boots and start our hike that will guide you through rugged rock formations, known as the Pinnacles. As we make our way to the highest point of Phillip Island you can witness stunning views over the Bass Strait and pounding surf below. Look out for wallabies, echidnas, shearwater birds and whales in the winter months. After our easy/moderate 6.8km hike we will head into Cowes for a delicious lunch at a local cafe. Next, we make our way to The Nobbies for an easy stroll along the boardwalk to discover breathtaking coastline views and the impressive thundering blowhole. This area is home to Australia’s largest seal colony, little penguins and silver gulls – It’s a wildlife lover’s dream. As we return to Melbourne, we will head to Moonlit Sanctuary to get up close to our famous native animals including emus, dingos, wombats and koalas to name a few.

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Family Friendly, Public Toilet, Hiking, Walk, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Nature & Wildlife, Moderate

The Grampians Day Tour

grampians pinnacleImmerse yourself in a breathtaking landscape that will stay with you forever on this small group of maximum eight guests hiking tour in The Grampians National Park. The day tour embarks on the first hike of the day, a moderate 4.2 kilometre return hike that weaves you through fascinating rock formations, including the Grand Canyon and Silent Street before you arrive at The Pinnacle, the most iconic destinations in the park. There will be plenty of time to soak up the views and capture some amazing photos. Then the group heads to Halls Gap for a delicious lunch at the Harvest Cafe before the drive up to Mackenzie Falls. This small walk is a steep two kilometre trail but you will be rewarded with of one of Victoria’s largest and most beautiful waterfalls. Feel free to dip your toes in the icy mountain water to refresh your feet. The next stop is the picturesque Boroka Lookout to experience stunning views of Hall Gap, Lake Bellfield and Mt William mountain ranges. Returing to the delightful local village of Halls Gap where the guides will reveal one of the local kangaroo’s favourite hangout spot.

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Family Friendly, Public Toilet, Hiking, Walk, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Moderate

Wilsons Promontory Day Tour

Wilsons Prom Day ToursThis small group of maximum eight guests, hiking tour is made for those who want the best of the beach and the mountains. The day tour arrives at Wilsons Prom and embark on the first hike for the day which goes through beautiful terrain and emerges to the vastness of “The Big Drift” Wilsons Promontory sand dunes. An out of this world and inescapable view that can be often over-looked. Then you will be taken on a small drive to the general store cafe for lunch. Next, it is time for the second hike, a 6.8 kilometre return journey to the famous Mt Oberon. From the summit, you will experience arguably the best coastal views in Victoria. The next stop is Tidal River for a cheeky ice cream, before heading to Squeaky Beach. Here you can wander on the incredibly white rounded grains of quartz which make a squeaking sound giving this popular local beach its name. Finally, as the tour departs the National Park, you will make a stop to see our native friends. There is a high chance to see Wombats, Emus, Kangaroos and Wallabies.

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Family Friendly, Public Toilet, Hiking, Walk, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Nature & Wildlife, Moderate

12 Apostles & Great Ocean Road Day Tour

12 Apostles and Great Ocean Walk TourOn this laid-back small group (max eight guest) day adventure, you will start the morning off with some hot tea or coffee before we head down to the breathtaking 12 Apostles. From here we you will take an easy 2.2 kilometer return walk along the last section of the Great Ocean Walk to Gibson Steps. The 86 steps are carved into the 70-metre vertical high cliffs and from the beach the views are spectacular. On your return from Gibson Steps we will take a stroll along the boardwalk of the 12 Apostles and you will witness the majestic monolith limestone stacks firsthand. This place will leave you with everlasting memories. A crowd favourite is up next with the historic Loch Ard Gorge. We will take a few short walks here to discovery the Razorback and the dark history of the wreck of the Loch Ard. Working your way in reverse along the Great Ocean Road our next stop is Melba Gully. Known as the Jewel of the Otways, you’ll witness prolific plant growth and dense rainforest consisting of Myrtle Beach, Blackwood and Tree-ferns on this moderate 2 kilometer circuit walk.

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Family Friendly, Public Toilet, Hiking, Walk, Full Day, Land - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Nature and wildlife, Sightseeing Tours, Walking and Biking Tours, Nature & Wildlife, Moderate