Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Day Trip from Melbourne

Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Day Trip from Melbourne

Travel along the Great Ocean Road on a day trip from Melbourne. This iconic stretch of coastal road is famous for its surf beaches, koalas, rainforest, the Shipwreck Coast and of course the spectacular 12 Apostles. Explore the stunning Loch Ard Gorge and marvel at the views from all the best lookouts within the Port Campbell National Park. Wander through seaside towns such as Apollo Bay as well as have time to explore other beautiful beaches and walks.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria

We depart from Melbourne at 7:35am sharp, and head over the Westgate Bridge towards the surf coast capital. It's recommended guests eat breakfast before the tour as we don't stop until mid-morning.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Anglesea Visitor Information Centre, Great Ocean Road, Anglesea, Victoria 3230 Australia

Once we have left Melbourne, we head down to the Surf Coast, passing through gorgeous seaside townships such as Anglesea, Lorne and Airey’s Inlet, we stop along the way for some morning tea and to breath in the fresh sea air whilst spotting surfers out on the water, with the proximity to Antarctica you will learn why this is great surf but also why wet suits are a necessity!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, Great Ocean Rd 689/721 Great Ocean Rd, Lorne, Victoria Australia

A monument to mark the original starting point of the Great Ocean Road.

After some photos at the iconic Memorial Arch and a lesson on the history of the soldiers who built this road and dedicated it to their fallen comrades, we will wind through more stunning views (of course stopping for pictures!)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre, 100 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay VIC 3233, Australia

A welcome lunch break is taken in Apollo Bay at the end of the surf coast, you'll have plenty of time to explore this seaside community and eat from one of the many local cafe or pubs (at own expense).

Once you have explored Apollo Bay, grabbed any souvenirs you wish to buy, or tasted some delicious ice cream then it is back on the bus to head inland to the Green Coast.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Great Otway National Park, Victoria, Australia

till on the Great ocean Road but now continuing up into the lush green Otway’s we drive through towering Eucalyptus trees until we arrive at a patch of Cool Temperate Rainforest. You will be amazed at the difference in scenery as we take a walk through the tree ferns and, marvel at the ‘ancient relics’ – the Myrtle Beach trees that provide perfect canopy shade and originate from when Australia was part of a super continent known as Gondwanaland. Breath in the fresh air before we take a relaxing drive out to the dramatic Shipwreck Coast!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Victoria 3269 Australia

Also in the National Park we head down to Loch Ard Gorge, site of one of Australia’s most well know shipwrecks, hear the dramatic tale of Tom and Eva and then head down to the beach to look for the caves. This is also where you will find rock formations such as Island Archway, Razorback and the ‘Salt and Pepper Shakers’ too.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia

Once out of the trees and back by the Southern Ocean we arrive in Port Campbell National Park, home to the iconic 12 Apostles. We will spend about 40mins at the Apostles where you will enjoy free time to take in the views from every angle, walk along the boardwalks, and get the perfect pictures of this wild and rugged coastline.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: WWI Memorial, 117 Murray St, Colac VIC 3250, Australia

After a full day of exploring we say goodbye to the Great Ocean Road and turn back inland to drive back to Melbourne via country roads. We pass through farmlands en route to the country town of Colac, here you can grab a quick bite for dinner (at own expense)..

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria

We return to Melbourne late in the evening, at approximately 8:00pm.

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Infants and children do not travel free, protective seats are available on request at the time of booking"
"Not suitabled for wheelchairs, prams or stroller accessible, please do not bring on tour as you will be asked to leave at the hotel."
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 38 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"For your safety, we have implemented comprehensive hygiene measures and increased regular sanitation."



Hora de Inicio: 07:35 AM
Duración: 13 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Admission to Great Ocean Road National Park
  • Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild.
  • Air-conditioned coach travel
  • Expert driver guided tour experience
  • Live tour commentary spoken in English
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from Melbourne

No Incluye

  • All Meals
  • Personal expenses

Instalaciones


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