Discover amazing nature and unique wildlife right on Melbourne’s doorstep
Experience a diversity of unique wildlife, magnificent scenery and national parks. Nature lovers will adore the little penguins, wombats, platypus as well as koalas and kangaroos in their natural habitat.
Escape the hustle and bustle of Melbourne and take to the Great Ocean Road. Within just a few hours, find yourself at the awe-inspiring 12 Apostles. These magnificant features date back 10 to 20 million years and may be best viewed at sunrise or sunset as they change to a golden-yellow colour under the sun.
Design your perfect night in Melbourne
Experience the best of Melbourne both day and night. With one of the busiest events calendars in Australia, there is never a moment to stop.
Fly to Melbourne from £730*
Fly to Melbourne with Australia’s most frequent visitor in 22 hours. The one-stop route via Singapore offers the most convenient and most enjoyable route. Book by 31 March 2019 for our best fares in Economy, Premium Economy and Business.
Discover Melbourne and Victoria
Fly via Singapore to Melbourne
Begin your journey to Melbourne from London Heathrow or Manchester.
London Heathrow fares from £730*
Manchester fares from £700*
Top things to do in Melbourne and Victoria
When it comes to experience and adventure, Melbourne and the state of Victoria packs an unexpected punch. Despite its relatively small size, this region boasts a huge diversity of authentic Australian experiences right on Melbourne's doorstep making it the perfect road trip destination.
Wander the quirky web of laneways bursting with colourful street art, one-off designer boutiques, art galleries, cafes, secret bars and some of the world’s best restaurants. You won’t have to travel far from the city to enjoy golf courses home to kangaroos, breaks being tackled by top surfers, vineyards producing award winning wines and wildlife reserves teeming with interesting flora and fauna.
Whether you’re hanging out with little penguins on Phillip Island, driving the iconic Great Ocean Road, sipping wine in the Yarra Valley or hiking in the Grampians you’ll be glad you made Melbourne and Victoria part of your Aussie adventure.
The Singapore Airlines experience
Opt to fly on one of our iconic A380 superjumbos and choose between Economy, Premium Economy, Business or Suites. Or experience our new A350 aircraft on our five times weekly direct flight from Manchester. Whichever route you choose our world renowned cabin crew will be on hand to take care of you every step of the way.
Start your Australian holiday from the moment you board – sit back and relax with Australian wines carefully selected by Michael Hill-Smith, Australia's first Master of Wine alongside food inspired by Australian Celebrity Chef Matt Moran. Enjoy 30kg of checked baggage allowance in Economy and a world class Inflight Entertainment system which gives you access to over one thousand films, TV shows and audiobooks. Get your Australian adventure off to the perfect start with the world's most awarded airline.
Fly to Melbourne
Located on the bay of Port Phillip on the Southern coast of Australia, Melbourne is just over seven hours flying time from Singapore. Connect via Singapore onto a non-stop flight to Melbourne up to five times daily. Depart the UK on morning flights to take advantage of the best connections.
Changi Airport Experience
Not only is flying via Singapore one of the fastest routes to Australia you’ll also be transiting through the ‘World’s Best Airport’; Singapore's world renowned Changi Airport. Sample some of the airports quirkiest attractions; including a butterfly garden, swimming pool, sunflower garden, cinema and over 250 retail outlets. You’ll also be entitled to a $S20 (approx. £11) Changi Dollar Voucher to spend in the airport.
Connections to Perth are excellent but if you choose to take a transit of 5.5 hours or more, add a free Heritage Tour to your itinerary. And if it’s 6 hours or more, you can enjoy the City Sights Tour. Each tour is 2.5 hours long, and jointly organised by Singapore Airlines, Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport.
Make the journey part of the adventure by taking in the sights and sounds of multicultural Singapore. Opt for our discounted Singapore Stopover Holiday programme and you can pick from a range of stylish hotels with return airport transfers, enjoy admission to over 30 of Singapore’s favourite tourist attractions and unlimited rides on the Singapore Airlines Hop-on bus. Prices start from £28 pp. per night.
Whilst you are in Singapore ensure that you keep hold of your boarding pass. Exclusive discounts on car rentals, restaurants, boutiques, shopping malls and other tourist attractions are all yours with our Boarding Pass Privileges programme.
Take advantage of our partnership with Virgin Australia and seamlessly connect onto more than 40 destinations within Australia. Your luggage will be through checked the whole way through from the UK to Australia and you’ll enjoy a seamless transit in Australia. Moreover, you’ll earn KrisFlyer frequent flyer miles on your Virgin Australia flights. Travel in Suites, First or Business Class and take advantage of priority check-in and Virgin Australia lounges where available.
Virgin Australia Visit Australia AirPass
The Visit Australia AirPass enables you to add up to ten domestic flights within Australia on Virgin Australia at discounted rates. The Virgin Australia AirPass cannot be booked online. To find our more contact your local travel agent or ring the Singapore Airlines Reservation Centre on 0844 800 2380 or 0208 9616993.
*Terms and conditions: the above fares are per person and include the price of the air ticket in Economy, Premium Economy or Business, as well as associated taxes and surcharges, correct as at 14 December 2018. Fares quoted are available for sale from now till 31 March 2019 (Economy, Premium Economy and Business) and valid for travel out of London Heathrow and Manchester to Melbourne, from now to 19 October 2019 (Economy) 19 April 2020 (Premium Economy) and 19 May 2020 (Business). All fares are subject to seat availability and currency fluctuation. Departures on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday incur a £30 surcharge. Other terms and conditions apply. Note that timings advertised are subject to change.
Images courtesy of Visit Victoria and Changi Airport Group.