From penguins and Apostles to kangaroos and rainforest, this tour combines our two most popular day tours into one action packed adventure. After a full day exploring the Great Ocean Road we stay overnight in the seaside town of Torquay and join in an Aussie BBQ with new found friends. On day two we take the Searoad Ferry across the bay as we make our way to Phillip Island in search of Penguins!

2 Day Great Ocean Road & Phillip Island Tour – $265

Departs: 7am-8am Monday, Wednesday*, Thursday & Saturday
Returns: Approximately 9PM (Winter), Midnight (Summer) (*Peak Season)

Day 1 Highlights (L, D):

Westgate Bridge
Great views as we depart Melbourne
Colac Park
Meet and greet over Morning Tea
Twelve Apostles
View the almighty 12 Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge
Be surrounded by the towering limestone cliffs
Gibson steps
Walk on the beach and be dwarfed by the 12 Apostles
Rainforest
Guided bushwalk through the ancient Otways Rainforest
Apollo Bay
Cute seaside town, stop for some refreshments
Kennett River
Spot wild Koalas, Kookaburras and Parrots
Split Point Lighthouse
Famous for Aussie TV show ‘Round the Twist’
Torquay
Surfing capital of Australia! Surf shops and factory outlets
Tasty Aussie BBQ or Pizza Dinner
Enjoy a delicious dinner in Torquay

Day 2 Highlights (B):

Delicious Breakfast
Wake up to a delicious breakfast. Cereal, Pancakes, toast, fruit and juice.
Surf Beach
Watch surfers and take a morning beach walk
Barwon Heads and Ocean Grove
Cruise through scenic seaside towns
Ferry Ride
Lookout for seals and dolphins as you cruise from Queenscliff to Sorrento on the Ferry
Sorrento Beach
Take a walk and explore the rockpools (time permitting)
Australian Wildlife Park
Koalas, Kangaroos, Emus, Wombats, Tasmanian Devils and various birdlife; a photographers dream!
Woolamai
Be blown away by the rugged surf beach
Grand Prix Track
Take a look at where the action happens
*Swan Lake
Wander and spy wetland birds and wallabies from the hidden observation platforms (time permitting)
Nobbies, Seal Rocks and The Blowhole
Gaze across the rough headland and spot seals sunbathing
Summerlands
Observe the thunderous surf beneath the sheer cliff faces
PENGUIN PARADE
Watch the magic as the world's smallest penguins appear out of the surf!

*Please note: Itinerary may vary slightly depending on group size, group pace and other external factors beyond our control. Activities noted with * This symbol are subject to daylight hour restrictions and will be ommitted if time does not permit.

Tour Includes:
Morning tea, Accommodation, 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, wildlife viewing, all park entry fees, friendly informative guide, Queenscliff to Sorrento ferry ride & courtesy inner city pick up and drop off service
What you need to bring:
Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool clothing, a rain jacket, a towel & toiletries and insect repellent.

Pricing and Package Deal Discounts!
Stay overnight along the Great Ocean Road:
a) Hostel Dorm Accommodation: $265 per person
b) Hostel Twin/Double/Single (no ensuite): Extra $90 per room
c) Motel Twin/Double/Single (with ensuite): Extra $170 per room

** All Accommodation upgrades are subject to availability

Additional add-ons:
a) 12 Apostles helicpoter flight: $145
b) Penguins plus viewing platform: $25

** One discount offer cannot be used in conjunction with another offer

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

6:58am

Discovery Melbourne
167 Franklin St, Melbourne

7:04am

Pegasus Apartment
206 A'Beckett St, Melbourne

7:06am

Regent Theatre
191 Collins St, Melbourne

7:24am

Exford Hotel
Cnr of Russel St & Lt Bourke St

7:24am

King Street Backpackers
197 King St, Melbourne

7:30am

Holiday Inn
575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

7:36am

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 Road, St Kilda

7:07am

Urban Central
334 City Rd, Southbank

7:32am

Immigration Museum
400 Flinders St, Melbourne

7:45am

 

* 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