Explore the 12 Apostles and Great Ocean Road without the crowds on our Reverse Great Ocean Road Day Tour! This day trip includes all the highlights of the standard tour but visits the Apostles and the Shipwreck Coast in the morning instead of the afternoon. By going against the flow of the traffic we avoid the busy tourist crowds allowing us to make the most of all this stunning region has to offer.
Departs: Daily – between 7:00am – 8:00am
Returns: Approximately 9:00pm
Colac Park – Enjoy complimentary morning tea on our reverse Great Ocean Road day tour at your first stop
London Bridge or Gibson Steps –Enjoy a short walk to one of these spectacular rock formations
Loch Ard Gorge – Towering limestone cliffs, and amazing shipwreck tales
12 Apostles – View the beautiful limestone stacks that form the mighty 12 Apostles. A major highlight on any Great Ocean Road day tour!
Otways Rainforest – Feel dwarfed as you stroll past some of the tallest species of trees in the world
Picnic Lunch – Enjoy a picnic lunch along the Great Ocean Road
Apollo Bay – Quaint seaside town stop for refreshments
Wild Koalas and Wildlife Viewing – Spot wild koalas and beautiful coloured native birds
Coastal Views – Experience world class coastal views as we wind our way along the Great Ocean Road
Lorne & Anglesea – Pass through popular seaside resort towns
Beach Walk – Get some sand between your toes
Memorial Arch – Take some pictures at the historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch
Surf Beach – Watch the surfers at an iconic Aussie beach
Dinner in Torquay – Enjoy a delicious Aussie barbecue or pizza dinner before returning to Melbourne
*Itinerary is subject to change
Morning tea, lunch, dinner, park entry fees, courtesy inner city accommodation
pickup and drop off and a friendly & informative tour guide.
What you need to bring:
Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool clothing, camera and a sense of adventure!
Pricing & Package Deal Discounts!
A) Reverse Great Ocean Road Day Tour including lunch and dinner – Adult: $135, 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! (* subject to availability)
E) Free iPod language translation
** One discount offer cannot be used in conjunction with another offer
Zach R, Australia
"This was a very professional tour, our guide Tim was very insightful and provided great commentary throughout. By taking the reverse route, we were able to take in the sights with fewer crowds. The tour also provided free morning tea/coffee, lunch, and dinner. All in all, a must do in Melbourne and an excellent value for $135."
"This was a definite highlight of our trip. Our guide was amazing and informative. He even threw in an extra stop at London Bridge which was the least crowded of all the stops and the most memorable to me. He even pulled over and let us out for pictures when we past a huge group of Kangaroos on a golf course. We had family that did a similar tour (different company) at the same price and ours included much more. Lunch, dinner, rainforest walk and Koala Bear sighting stop. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone. I just wish I remembered our guides name so I could sing his praises! He obviously loves what he does. Thank you for such a wonderful experience!"
YHA Melbourne Metro
King Street Backpackers
YHA Melbourne Central
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This was a very professional tour, our guide Tim was very insightful and provided great commentary throughout. By taking the reverse route, we were able to take in the sights with fewer crowds. The tour also provided free morning tea/coffee, lunch, and dinner. All in all, a must do in Melbourne and an excellent value for $135.
This is my favourite out of the few tours I did with wildlife Aust. The views were awesome and thankfully it was sunny that day.Our guide was John K and he is the best guide so far. He told us historical stories and details about the places which was really interesting. While we were on the rainforest hike I came back and saw him cleaning the bus windows and I really appreciated that. Sometimes debris sticks onto the windows because of the cold and it's hard to take photos and see out the windows.Thank you John K! I had a great day!