Pre and post tours

Explore Victoria

ABF19 delegates can take advantage of an exclusive 20% discount on the below tours.

Great Ocean Road:
The Great Ocean Road is a 243 kilometre cliff-hugging stretch of road that starts a 90 minute drive from Melbourne. Through this drive there are rainforest and beach views and also a few attractions and landmarks such as whale watching, the Australian National Surfing Museum in Torquay, the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch, the Otaway Fly and the 12 Apostles. Koalas and kangaroos may pop out and make an appearance.
http://www.visitgreatoceanroad.org.au/

Melbourne Zoo:
The Melbourne Zoo is home to over 2,000 beautiful animals who are only a 15 minute drive from Melbourne CBD. The team at Melbourne Zoo all work together to help conserve the animals and fight extinction. At Melbourne Zoo, there is the opportunity to get up close and personal with the animals with Wild Encounters.
https://www.zoo.org.au/melbourne

Queen Victoria Market:
Only a short walk from the city centre, the Queen Victoria Market is a shopping precinct held in heritage sheds with many different kinds on wares to be sold from food and fresh produce to clothing and toys. The most popular attraction the market has to offer is the 90-minute Ultimate Foodie Tour which is a small group walking tour for food lovers to taste test the best food the market has to offer.
http://www.qvm.com.au/

Phillip Island:
Just a 90 minute drive south of Melbourne, Phillip Island makes a great day trip. Phillip Island offers visitors the chance to see incredible Australian wildlife amongst spectacular landscapes. The Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre and Churchill Island Heritage Farm and Nobbies Centre are just a few of the island’s unique attractions. Follow the Southern Gippsland Wine Trail and experience Phillip Island’s excellent cool climate wines and fresh organic produce.
https://www.visitphillipisland.com/

Here are some additional useful links to help you best plan your time when visiting Melbourne:
Top 10 things to do in Melbourne
Local dining options
General information about Melbourne
Travel information for getting around
Click here to find out more about where else you can visit whilst in Australia.

Disclaimer
Please be advised that the above tours are offered by separate operators, and do not have any connection with Arinex Pty Ltd. or IHPA. This information is provided to delegates on a general basis and is the delegate’s responsibility to research, make a booking and pay for the service provided directly with the supplier.

Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions on the operator website before proceeding with payment to avoid any problems. Any issues relating to this are at the expense of the delegate and not the responsibility of Arinex Pty Ltd.

Key Dates

Call for abstracts open: 14 November 2018
Call for abstracts close: 31 January 2019
Early bird registration open: 1 February 2019
Standard registration open: 2 April 2019
Conference dates: 13-15 May 2019