The Grampians National Park is home to an amazing array of wildlife and the best way to experience that is to stay overnight in the heart of the Grampians. This two day tour includes a full day exploring the Great Ocean Road plus cosy accommodation in Halls Gap. The moment when the morning sun hits the surrounding mountain ridges with kangaroos hopping, kookaburras laughing and the smell of gum trees is a memory you will carry with you for a long time!
Departs Melbourne: 7.00am-8.00am Monday, Tuesday (operates November to April), Thursday & Saturday
Returns: Approximately 5.00pm - 6.30pm Approximately
Day 1 - Great Ocean Road:
Surf Beach: Watch surfers at an iconic Aussie beach
Beach Walk: Get some sand between your toes
Historical 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 along the Great Ocean Road
Rainforest: Guided bushwalk in the ancient Otway's Rainforest
Twelve Apostles: View the magnificient 12 Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge: Be surrounded by the towering limestone cliffs
London Bridge: Visit the collapsed but still amazing London Bridge
Kangaroos: Night-time Kangaroo spotting in Halls Gap
Overnight in the Grampians: Neds Other Beds
Day 2 - The Grampians National Park:
Tour the Grampians National Park: Home to Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Emus, Birds, Echidnas, 'A wildlife wonderland'
Mountain Hike: Walk an Aussie bush track to experience spectacular views.
Halls Gap: Visit the heart of the Grampians
Aboriginal Culture: Learn the history and culture of the local Jardwadjali and Djab Wurring tribes.
Reed’s Lookout or Lake Bellfield: Breath-taking views!
MacKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls: Magnificent Waterfalls!
Jaws of Death or Aboriginal Cave Paintings: Sensational experience
Accommodation, Morning Tea, 1 Lunch, 1 Breakfast, All park entry fees, courtesy hostel/hotel pickup, a friendly and informative tour guide
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 Discount!
a) Tour With Hostel Dorm accommodation: $249 per person
b) Tour With Hostel Twin/Double/Single (no ensuite): Extra $100 per room
c) Tour With Motel Twin/Double/Single (with ensuite): Extra $175 per room
*Note: All accommodation upgrades are subject to availability
a) Helicopter flight over 12 Apostles $145
b) Book any 2 tours together and save $10 off second tour
One discount offer cannot be used in conjuction with any other discount offer
"Strongly recommend! Our tour guide Darren is so knowledgeable & willing to share his experience with us. He very helpful & friendly & we like his cute koala."
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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Hi! I was on the 2-day trip with Tim to Great Ocean Road and Grampians.I stayed at the Grampians Motel and it was GREAT... very clean, nicely appointed and had everything I needed. The bed was very comfortable.I also want to apologize to Tim for rushing off without thanking him and saying goodbye. He was a terrific guide... very knowledgeable and concerned for our comfort. I LOVED how he used music to introduce a new story or area of interest. He learned our names and nationalities quickly and truly set a tone of congeniality. He also helped me with a couple technology issues with my phone, for which I am VERY grateful!I thoroughly enjoyed the trip
Highly recommended!! It was such a great weekend on the Great ocean road and the Grampians. Our tour guide Craig was so knowledgeable, he knew everything and tried to show us as much as possible!! We were just 8 people so very lucky... The accommodation for the night was very good, clean and comfortable. I also got picked up and dropped of near my hostel, so don't worry about it. This weekend couldn't have been better!