The Great Ocean Road tour is a guided scenic drive along Australia's spectacular coastline with jaw-dropping ocean views and ancient rainforests. Our small group day trip includes a visit to the iconic rock formations known as the 12 Apostles as well as time to explore other beautiful beaches and walks.
Departs: Daily – between 7:00am – 8:00am
Returns: Approximately 9:00pm
Morning Tea: On your Great Ocean Road tour, you will have a chance to enjoy complimentary tea or coffee at a picturesque stop.
Memorial Arch: Take some pictures at the historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch.
Beach Walk: Go for a stroll along one of the beautiful beaches and get some sand between your toes.
Lorne & Anglesea: Enjoy beautiful views as we drive through some popular seaside resort towns.
Coastal Views: Experience world class coastal views as we wind our way along the Great Ocean Road.
Wild Koalas and wildlife viewing: Go for a pleasant walk through the coastal town of Kennett River, see how many Koalas you can find! Get up close and personal with the friendly beautiful birds; Parrots, Lorikeets and look out for the famous Kookaburra.
Delicious Lunch: Enjoy a delicious lunch as we stop in the seaside town of Apollo Bay
Otways Rainforest: Take a guided bush walk through this very rare, ancient, cool temperate rainforest. You'll feel dwarfed as you stroll past some of the tallest trees in the world.
12 Apostles: One of the major highlights on our Great Ocean Road tour is the 12 Apostles. View the beautiful limestone stacks that form the mighty 12 Apostles.
Loch Ard Gorge: Find yourself surrounded by towering limestone cliffs, take a walk along the beach, view the Archway, the Razorback and Dumpling Pots. Hear the history, romance and heartbreak as our guides re-tell the tale of Australia's most famous shipwreck!
London Bridge or Gibson Steps: Enjoy a short walk to one of these spectacular rock formations
Morning Tea, delicious lunch, park entry fees, free iPod language translation, wildlife viewing, a friendly & informative tour guide & inner city hotel pick up and drop off.
What you need to bring:
Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool clothing, rain jacket, camera and a sense of adventure!
Pricing & Package Deal Discounts:
A) Great Ocean Road and Rainforest 1 Day Tour including lunch - Adult: $119, Child: (0-12): $85
B) Book any other tour and save $10 off second tour, or receive a free Eureka Skydeck entry
C) Book 3 or more people and get $5 group discount per person
D) Helicopter flight over the 12 apostles - $145
E) Add-On Hop on Hop off (Stopover Option); Accomodation is not included- $40 extra per stopover (Max 5kg Soft Bag Limit)
D) Free iPod language translation
** One discount offer cannot be used in conjunction with another offer
Kyle G, Australia
"The tour was awesome. Got to spend time at all the major highlights of the Great Ocean Road! Tour guide was very helpful and nice. Would highly recommend as price is unbeatable."
"We had a wonderful time on this tour with a knowledgeable, friendly and interesting tour guide Rob R. The views are simply amazing!! A must visit!"
"We recently took part in the Great Ocean road tour. We liked that it is small group, giving us more flexibility and a nicer feeling than the larger coaches. The guide was friendly and informative."
"My trip to GOR with wildlife tours was good, about 23 passengers in the bus. Our guide Phil was telling few stories about the GOR and rate the tour as decent trip, nothing extraordinary or bad. The tour timing was good as the promised. The experience throughout the trip is priceless, beautiful beach, rocks, rainforest no words to describe."
Base Backpackers (17 Carlisle St) St Kilda @ 7:10am
Cosmopolitan Hotel (2-8 Carlisle St) St Kilda @ 7:10am
Discovery Melbourne (167 Franklin St) Melbourne @ 7:04am
Exford Hotel (199 Russel St) Melbourne @ 7:24am
Habitat HQ (333 St Kilda Rd) St Kilda @ 7:06am
Immigration Museum (400 Flinders St) Melbourne @ 7:45am
King Street Backpackers (197 King St) Melbourne @ 7:30am
Pegasus Apartment (206 A'Beckett St) Melbourne @ 7:06am
Regent Theatre (191 Collins St) Melbourne @ 7:24am
Space Hotel (380 Russel St) Melbourne @ 6:58am
The Nunnery (116 Nicholson St) Melbourne @ 6:55am
Urban Central (334 City Rd) Southbank @ 7:32am
YHA Melbourne Central (562 Flinders St) Melbourne @ 7:35am
YHA Melbourne Metro (78 Howard St) North Melbourne @ 6:50am
* 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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My friends and I visited 3 places during our 1 week stay in Australia and the great ocean road was the best. The tourist guide was very friendly. Lots of things to see and pictures to take. We surely had a wonderful time.
It was my first time on the Great Ocean Road and I was not disappointed. The best part of it was the photo opportunities. So many things to see on a beautiful sunny day, I recommend this trip.