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Tour ID: 10053677

Two States and such different things to see. The Great Ocean Road and all her beauty contrasted with the magnificent Grampians, both so different and both so stunning.

  • The famous Great Ocean Road
  • 12 Apostles
  • Hike/walk through the Grampians
  • Wildlife – Kangaroos and koalas
  • Visit National Parks
  • Mackenzie Falls (subject to closures)

 

**DAY 1 (includes dinner): We journey through the beautiful Adelaide Hills and cross the mighty Murray River before travelling across the Victorian border and onto Horsham. Grampians National Park is a rugged ancient landscape and a place of great significance for the local Indigenous people. We make the most of our afternoon to explore the region and visit McKenzie Falls where we hike to view the stunning falls. We then enjoy a short nature walk to take in the full beauty of the Grampians and its truly spectacular landscapes. Enjoy dinner with your new friends before we overnight in the Grampians.

DAY 2 (includes breakfast): Up early this morning we make our way to the Australian National Heritage listed and world renowned Great Ocean Road. After a quick morning tea stop in the friendly town of Port Campbell (own expense), we explore Port Campbell National Park including a visit to Loch Ard Gorge and the magnificent Twelve Apostles rock formation. We pass Apollo Bay before taking a break to stretch our legs in the seaside town of Lorne. A short stop at Kennett River allows you to do some koala spotting before taking on that last part of the Great Ocean Road. Make the most of a great photo opportunity at some famed surf locations, before we make our final journey into cosmopolitan Melbourne.

**Itinerary is subject to change

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Inner city pickup and drop off, Some Meals (1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner), Hostel Dorm Accommodation, National Park Entrance Fees.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Additional food and beverages, only some meals included.
    Eureka upgrade - Available at time of booking for an extra $25.

  • Duration:

    2 Days / 1 Night Overnight Tour

  • Departure:

    6:30 AM Wed, Sat

  • Return:

    Melbourne 8:00pm

  • Departure points:

    Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, Lorne and Hahndorf

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Departs Adelaide every Wednesday (all year) and Saturday* (peak season only)

    Default departure point is the Adelaide Central YHA (135 Waymouth Street) at 7.00am.

    A list of our only other available pick up locations and tentative times for this tour can be found here. Please notify us of your preferred pickup location and we will confirm your pickup time.

    We recommended that you arrive at your pickup location at least 10 minutes before departure time.

  • What to bring:

    Sunscreen, Water bottle, Hat, Warm clothing, Swimmers (summer months), Camera, Money for for meals, Towel, Toiletries and comfortable walking shoes.

    Maximum luggage allowance 20kg per person

  • Fitness level required:

    Medium

  • Child policies:

    Not recommended for young children under the age of 8 years old, due to the nature and length of this tour.

    Children (8-12yrs) pay adult touring rates and MUST be purchased on an adult fare then upgraded to private family room with ensuite accommodation. Please contact us for details.
    Children may not be accommodated in shared dormitories or shared bathroom facilities.

    All passengers 8-17yrs must travel with an adult or legal guardian.

  • Additional Information:

    ROOM UPGRADES are available on request.
    a) Twin/Double Room Upgrade (share facilities)
    b) Twin/Double Room Upgrade (ensuite) - must be booked x2
    c) Single Room Upgrade

  • Destinations:

    Great Ocean Road, Otway Ranges, Grampians, Torquay, Bells Beach, Halls Gap, Lorne, Apollo Bay, Angelsea, Geelong and Port Campbell

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