great ocean road and grampians 3 day 2016

There is so much to see along the Great Ocean Road and this tour allows us to explore some of the hidden gems
that most visitors never see. Secret beaches, longer hikes, stunning mountain views, a dormant volcano with an
abundance of wildlife and some excellent Aussie tucker are just a few of the extra highlights you will be rewarded
with if you spend a few days with us on this tour.

Great Ocean Road & Grampians National Park 3 Day Tour – $375

Departs Melbourne: 7.00am-8.00am *Wednesday and Sunday (*Peak Season)
Arrives: Melbourne approximately 6.30PM 

Day 1 - Great Ocean Road (L):

Surf Beach
Watch Surfers at an iconic Aussie Beach
Beach Walk
Get some sand between your toes
Historic Memorial Arch
Great photo opportunity
Seaside Towns
Feel the vibe of small coastal towns
Kennett River
Spot wild Koalas, Kookaburras, Parrots and Lorikeets
Lunch
Enjoy a picnic lunch in Apollo Bay.
Rainforest
Guided bushwalk in the ancient Otway's Rainforest
Twelve Apostles
View the magnificent 12 Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge
Be surrounded by the towering limestone cliffs
Overnight in the coastal town of Warrnambool

Day 2 - Warrnambool & Grampians National Park (B, D):

Warrnambool Clifftop/Coastal walk
Whale Watching
Look for whales at Logans Beach as they make their way around the Southern Coast of Australia (Jun to Sep)
Tower Hill National Park
Victoria’s first National Park is a 30 000 year old extinct volcano. Originally the land of the local Koroitgundidj people is now a wildlife wonderland full of Koalas, Emus, Kangaroos, Magpie Geese, Echidnas, Possums as well as waterbirds.
Mount Rouse
Take a walk to the very top of this extinct volcano, believed to be over 2 million years old and enjoy spectacular views of lava fields and surrounding landscape. On a clear day you can see the ocean to the south and Grampians to the north.
Halls Gap
Spend time in Halls Gap and get your lunch in numerous cafes or restaurants. Try a classic Aussie pie or a traditional gellati.
Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Learn about the history and culture of Jardwadjali and Djab Wurring Aboriginal tribes. Surrounding gardens are a great place to relax and spot more wildlife.
Chataqua Peak or the Pinnacle
Explore the breathtaking beauty of massive sandstone outcrops and eucalypt covered slopes of The Northern Grampians. This 2 hour long hike will take you through a densly vegetated gully and up to the base of iron-stained cliff. A short uphill scramble to the top completes the walk and offers breathtaking views of the Northern Grampians and the Wimmera plains. Sturdy hiking shoes with good grip and at least 2 litres of water are essential.
Aussie BBQ
Help to cook a true blue Aussie BBQ for tonight’s dinner in the Grampians National Park.
Overnight stay in Grampians
Spend the night in the heart of the Grampians National park.

Day 3 - The Grampians National Park (B):

Tour the Grampians National Park
Home to the Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Emus, Birds, Echidnas and many other Australian creatures as well as an abundant array of plant life. Trully a wildlife, waterfall, walking wonderland!
MacKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls
A plesant walk to see the beautiful McKenzie Falls or the Silverband Falls.
Reed’s Lookout or Lake Bellfield
Take a stroll along the lake’s shore and breathe the fresh mountain air. This ever popular walking and picknicking spot is just a short drive from Hall’s Gap.
‘Jaw’s of Death’ or Aboriginal Cave Paintings
Bunjil, the almighty Grampians creator, was the leading figure in spiritual life of local Abroginal people. The only known rock art painting of Bunjil, is found on the way to Stawell.
Aussie Pub
Visit a historic Aussie Pub in a classic country town.*Drinks at own expense (Melbourne return only)

Tour Includes:
Accommodation, morning tea, 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner, all park entry fees, friendly and informative tour guide and courtesy inner-city pickup.
What you need to bring:
Water, Hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool clothing, flashlight, toiletries, rain jacket, camera, towel, insect repellent, spending money and a sense of adventure

Pricing and Package Deal Discounts!
a) Hostel Dorm accommodation: $375pp
b) Hostel Twin/Double/Single (no ensuite): Extra $180 (2 nights) per room
c) Motel Twin/Double/Single (with ensuite): Extra $300 (2 nights) per room

Additional add-ons:
a) Helicopter flight over 12 Apostles $145
b) Book 3 or more people and get $5 group discount per person
c) Book any 2 tours together and save $10 off second tour

One discount offer cannot be used in conjuction with any other discount offer

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Popular Pick Up Locations & Times

YHA Melbourne Metro
78 Howard St, North Melbourne

6:50am

The Nunnery
116 Nicholson St, Melbourne

6:55am

Space Hotel
Cnr Russel St & McKenzie St, Melbourne

6:55am

Discovery Melbourne
167 Franklin St, Melbourne

7:05am

Nomads Melbourne
196 A'beckett St, Melbourne

7:10am

St Pauls Cathedral
Cnr of Flinders St & Swanston St, Melbourne

7:50am

Exford Hotel
199 Russel St, Melbourne

7:20am

King Street Backpackers
197 King St, Melbourne

7:30am

Holiday Inn
575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

7:35am

YHA Melbourne Central
562 Flinders St, Melbourne

7:35am

Base Backpackers
17 Carlisle St, St Kilda

7:10am

Habitat HQ
333 St Kilda Road, St Kilda

7:15am

Coffee Palace
24 Grey St, St. Kilda

7:20am

Urban Central
334 City Rd, Southbank

7:30am

 

 

* If you cannot find your desired pickup location, please contact our office for a more exhaustive list of locations.* IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU ARRIVE AT YOUR PICK UP LOCATION AT LEAST 10 MINUTES BEFORE DEPARTURE TIME. PLEASE BE PATIENT AND DO NOT PANIC IF YOUR BUS IS RUNNING A FEW MINUTES LATE. IF YOUR BUS HAS NOT PICKED YOU UP WITHIN 10 MINUTES OF YOUR DEPARTURE TIME, THEN CONTACT OUR OFFICE ON 03 9393 1300

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