Countryside Victoria - Birds and Crafts
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.