Great Ocean Road Small-Group Eco-Tour from Melbourne


Overview

Experience the spectacular Great Ocean Road on a full-day tour from Melbourne. Travel by comfortable minicoach on this majestic stretch of Victoria’s coastline, taking in Kennett River, Apollo Bay, Great Otway National Park, Port Campbell National Park, Gibson's Steps, the Twelve Apostles and more. Enjoy frequent stops for views of stunning white-sand beaches and towering cliffs, plus leisurely walks to see koalas and other native wildlife. Small-group tour ensures a customized experience with your expert guide.

  • pin_drop Location: Melbourne (Australia)
  • event Season: Daily
  • check_circle Availability: Daily
  • watch_later Duration: 14 hours 30 minutes
  • people Adult: $ 103.40 USD
  • face Child: $ 87.49 USD

Includes

  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National Park fees

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

What You Can Expect

After morning pickup at your hotel, get comfortable on your deluxe minicoach and head southwest along the scenic coast. Your knowledgeable guide shares informative commentary about the sights as you travel.

About one hour into your journey, travel through Torquay, a beach town known for its surf culture and as the start of the Great Ocean Road. Next, enjoy a morning tea break at a beachside location before continue another hour to Kennett River where you take a short walk in eucalyptus forest to look for koalas and colorful parrots.

Further along, at the foot of the Otway Ranges, have lunch in the beautiful town of Apollo Bay. Then enjoy free time to explore the shops and marina or take a dip in the water.

Your next stop takes you into Great Otway National Park for a leisurely stroll at Maits Rest. A wooden boardwalk leads through lovely fern gardens and rain forest, with giant trees up to 300 years old.

Hop back on the bus to visit Port Campbell National Park, known for offshore rock formations such as the Twelve Apostles.

Next, drive to your final destination, Gibson Steps. An area of cliffs on the south coast of Australia.

Your return journey includes a stop for dinner (at own expense) and stunning views of the lights of Melbourne as you cross the West Gate Bridge.

Translation of key tour information in 13 languages is provided on specially configured iPods. Enjoy free WiFi onboard your minicoach, making the return drive a perfect time to upload photos or email friends about your fantastic day on the Great Ocean Road.

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Audio guides available in Mandarin, German, and French, among other languages
  • Vehicles hold a maximum of 24 passengers
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • All touring vehicles are fitted with free WIFI

Voucher information

You can present a paper or electronic voucher for this activity, or you can simply present the Lead Traveler's Photo ID. Our supplier has your reservation on file and only requires proof of identity on the day of travel.

Products standard cancellable

Products with Viator standard terms and conditions are fully refundable, without charge, up to 48 hours prior to travel, based on the time/date of the Product Location.

Departure point

Your centrally located Melbourne hotel

Departure time

7am

Return Details

Returns to original departure point at approximately 9:30pm

 

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