• Pricing From $6,995
  • Single Supplement $595
  • From Melbourne
  • Duration 5 Days
  • Max Group Size 15
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Departs 23 Jan 2024
  • Returns 27 Jan 2024

Our 2024 tennis Sojourn was a smashing success.  Keep an eye out for news of the 2025 Australian Open Tennis Sojourn that will also feature Premium Lower Bowl Tickets to the Women’s & Men’s Semi-Finals of the Australian Open Tennis plus fascinating regional touring. Bill Peach Journeys will once again secure a strictly limited number of tickets to these prestigious Grand Slam events at Rod Laver Arena, so do register your interest to be first in the know! 

Join Bill Peach Journeys for an exciting Sojourn to Melbourne for the world class Australian Open 2024 Tennis tournament. First held in 1905, the event has a long and illustrious history. This Sojourn guarantees to bring you an Australian Open experience like no other as you enjoy Lower Bowl reserved seating at this incredible competition. Witness the drama unfold as the world’s greatest athletes dominate the courts at Melbourne Park and test each other’s skill, determination, courage and endurance. 

More than mere sporting heroes, the likes of Djokovic, Alcaraz, Kyrgios, de Minaur, Świątek and Sabalenka are global superstars. Watch on in person as these titans of international sport electrify Rod Laver Arena. Enjoy two days exploring the delights of Victoria’s exclusive Spa Country before returning to Melbourne for the Australian Open and a discovery of TITANIC: The Artefact Exhibition. Stay in superb accommodation throughout, savour exceptional cuisine and wine and enjoy fascinating touring, all in Bill Peach Journeys inimitable style!


  • Enjoy 2 nights at Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel Hepburn, an elegant boutique deluxe retreat
  • Spend 2 nights at the luxurious Oakwood Premier Melbourne near fashionable Southbank
  • Premium tickets to Lower Bowl reserved seating at the Australian Open 2024 Women’s Semi-Finals (both games) and Men’s Semi-Final (one game)
  • Tour Spa Country and the Macedon Ranges including Hepburn Springs, Kyneton and Trentham Falls
  • Discover the picturesque Forest Glade Gardens and view the treasures of The Stokes Collection
  • Uncover the riches of The Convent, Daylesford and the natural beauty of the historic Swiss Italian lavender farm, Lavandula in full bloom
  • Visit TITANIC: The Artefact Exhibition, the most extensive and authentic Titanic exhibition in the world
  • All meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner including Argus Dining Room and a private tour pre dinner at famed Sault, plus cider and wine tastings
  • Enjoy the tennis with new friends while enjoying a considerably reduced single supplement charge
  • Escorted throughout by a dedicated Journey Director

Tour Departures

Tour Code AO2400
Departs 23 Jan 2024
Returns 27 Jan 2024
Price From $6,995
Single Supplement $595


Bill Peach Journeys understands the importance of selecting the right accommodation to complement each journey. In this case, a selection of exceptional properties have been chosen to showcase the incredible destinations visited throughout this journey.


  • Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel Hepburn

    Travel back in time and enjoy the finer things in life at Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel, set in Victoria's picturesque Daylesford and Macedon Ranges. Renovated to become one of the region’s most sought after country hotels, this grand 1930's guest house represents simple luxury throughout the guest lounges, cocktail bar, leafy gardens and stunning courtyards.
  • Oakwood Premier Melbourne

    Located near Southbank, Oakwood Premier Melbourne brings luxurious, five-star accommodation to the city. Set within a newly developed 40-storey tower, Oakwood Premier Melbourne puts you in the heart of the vibrant South Melbourne shopping district. Take the evening tipple to new heights and soak in the spectacular views of the city at the latest “It” destination, Strato Melbourne.
Day 1: Arrive Melbourne

This morning you will meet at a designated departure point at Melbourne Airport. After morning tea the group will depart for Victoria’s Spa Country. Our first stop is at stunning Trentham Falls, one of the longest single drop waterfalls in Victoria.   Tour the historic and stunningly beautiful Lavandula Swiss Italian farm renowned for its lavender which will be in full bloom. A chance to stroll the picturesque and historic Vincent St in Daylesford before checking-in to Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel Hepburn, an elegant boutique deluxe retreat that seamlessly blends the lush countryside, heritage architecture, and contemporary interiors. There will be a welcome dinner at Argus Dining Room this evening.

Overnight: Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel Hepburn

Day 2: Explore Spa Country

Discover the historic town of Kyneton, where you can soak up the unique charm of Piper Street. Heading back, we have a tasting and lunch at organic certified award-winning Daylesford Cider where we will learn about their process. Making our way back to Hepburn Springs, for those interested there will be a visit to the historic Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa. Enjoy a private tour of the beautiful and acclaimed Sault property prior to enjoying an exceptional meal of fabulous fresh and regional produce this evening.

Overnight: Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel Hepburn

Day 3: Hepburn Springs - Melbourne & The Australian Open Tennis

After breakfast, tour the award-winning Convent at Daylesford where contemporary and traditional art is housed in a Victorian-style, 19th-century former convent. Nestled on the crest of Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, The Convent boasts expansive views of the countryside and township below. A feast for the senses, the gallery has been described as ‘the most beautiful gallery in Australia’. Before leaving Spa Country, we stop for a tasting at acclaimed family winery Passing Clouds.

On our drive towards Melbourne we delight in a visit to Forest Glade at Mount Macedon, a historic private garden that is acknowledged as one of the most beautiful in Australia. We also tour The Stokes Collection nearby, regarded by many antique experts as the greatest private collection in the southern hemisphere. 

We arrive into Melbourne this afternoon allowing time to relax before our transfer to the tennis. As we take our seats at Rod Laver Arena, the excitement builds as we anticipate an evening of Women’s Semi-Finals. These matches are sure to be incredible competitions, as some of the game’s greats battle it out. Premium seating in the Lower Bowl guarantees you a wonderful view of the action.

Overnight: Oakwood Premier Melbourne

Day 4: Melbourne & The Australian Open Tennis

Explore this morning TITANIC: The Artefact Exhibition, the most extensive and authentic Titanic exhibition in the world. Exclusive to the Melbourne Museum, the exhibition features more than 200 actual artefacts recovered directly from the wreck site. After a fascinating morning of learning about this great tragedy, transfer to the tennis for more Semi-Finals action.

Overnight: Oakwood Premier Melbourne

Day 5: Depart Melbourne

Following breakfast, we transfer to the airport. Saying a fond farewell to new friends, we take away memories of an exciting Australian Open Sojourn in Melbourne and Spa Country.

About Sojourns

Our Sojourn programmes are short break journeys put together in conjunction with themes, events or experiences. These programmes range from cruising New Zealand’s North Islands to world-class sporting events and unique experiences throughout Australia and New Zealand.

About Single Traveller Journeys

We recognise the specific requirements of single travellers and that’s why a number of our journeys are single supplement free, affording you the benefit of your own single room, without any, or with significantly reduced extra cost. In fact, over 40% of our guests travel alone and return to Bill Peach Journeys again and again. In this way, you can enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow travellers during the day, along with the safety and security of travelling with an escorted group, but still retire to your own personal room in the evening.  Note: The single supplement free offer cannot be taken in conjunction with any other offer.

Fully inclusive

This journey includes accommodation, all meals as specified, touring throughout, transfers, services of a dedicated Journey Director.


The coaches that we use for the ground component of this journey are fully air-conditioned.

Pre Tour

Flights from your home port to Melbourne are not included in the journey price. Should you require flights to and from Melbourne, we can provide a competitive quote on airfares and pre and post tour accommodation in Melbourne, at the commencement and conclusion of your journey.

Level of Fitness Required – Moderate

This journey is more challenging and designed for the more active traveller who is easily capable of walking around the large Melbourne Park precinct. To fully participate in all activities, the traveller must be able to walk up to 1km on even surfaces unaided and walk up steps unassisted.

We strongly urge you to consider the fitness rating before selecting your preferred journey, in respect for your fellow travellers. Bill Peach Journeys reserves the right to refuse travel to any client whose fitness level is below the recommended rating.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to cover you against such things as personal illness or accident, cancellation, loss of baggage etc. Please make sure you carry a copy of your Travel Insurance policy with you at all times.

Terms and Conditions

*Conditions Apply:  The Reduced Single Supplement offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full payment is due immediately on this tour to secure your seats for this event. This payment is non-refundable and will incur 100% cancellation fee. All other terms & conditions are as per the Bill Peach Journeys reservation form.

Please refer to the T&C’s for more information. Terms & Conditions (PDF)

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