Tour ID: 10055820
This amazing tour along the famous Great Ocean Road incorporates the iconic Twelve Apostles, the Shipwreck Coast, world famous surf beaches, Aussie wildlife and so much more!
Departing Melbourne every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from October to March between 10 am and 11 am, you’ll be picked up at your inner city accommodation and set off on your amazing adventure. You’ll travel with fellow fun-seekers your friendly driver/guide and a huge smile to some of the most beautiful spots imaginable and immerse yourself in one of the world’s most superb coastal drives, the Great Ocean Road.
First, you’ll pass through quaint coastal towns and watch the gigantic waves pound the shoreline on one of Australia’s most famous surf beaches. Leisurely meandering along this historically significant road, you’ll enjoy some awesome coastal photo opportunities. Take a look at the lighthouse made famous by the popular Aussie television series, ‘Round the Twist.’ you’ll stop along the way to spot the cute and cuddly wild koala, snuggled up in his eucalyptus tree. Then you’ll hop back on the bus and head to Apollo Bay for refreshments and a quick break, as well as to have a quick peek at the magnificent Southern Ocean.
Next, stretch your legs and explore the magic and beauty of ancient rainforest landscapes. You’ll be dwarfed by some of the world’s tallest tree types in the Otway National Park. Pass through the undulating hills as you head toward Port Campbell National Park and the awe-inspiring Twelve Apostles, whose stoic beauty stands solid against the battering wind and churning ocean. Whether you’re seeing these colossal limestone towers for the first time or the 101st time, the reaction is always the same – simply breathtaking! Add the backdrop of the richly coloured setting sun and it just doesn’t get any better.
You’ll follow the Shipwreck coast and learn about the ships that have tragically gone down on this treacherous stretch of coastline. The most infamous of these is the Loch Ard, just off Mutton Bird Island. While here, you’ll view remarkable cliff faces and the ravine of Loch Ard Gorge.
You will then travel through the green dairy farm countryside to Colac. If you are feeling a little peckish, why not stop in at one of the quaint cafes or restaurants for a bite to eat? Heading home, you’ll arrive back in Melbourne at approximately 9:30 pm in winter or 11:30 pm in the summer months. You’ll then be returned to your original pickup location.
Please feel free to ask about our complimentary iPod Nano language translation service that incorporates a personalised commentary in nine different languages and covers the highlights of your tour.
TTG Code: Top Nine Great Ocean Road Day Tours
National Park Entry Fees
Inner City Pick-up and Drop-off
10:00 AM Tue, Fri, Sun
Return to Melbourne between 9pm and 12 midnight depending on the time of the year.
Pickup start from 10am - 11 am from October to March only.
NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you arrive at your pickup location at least 5-10 mins before departure time.
Sunscreen, Water bottle, Hat, Warm clothing, Swimmers (summer months), Camera, Money for dinner
Luggage Restrictions:Only hand luggage is allowed on day trips.
Child fare prices apply to children aged between 4 to 12 yrs old.
Autopia Tours does not allow for children below the age of 4yrs old on their tours.
FREE Language iPod. Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, & Korean. This personalised commentary service (by use of the iPod Nano) covers all the highlights and is delivered in a clear, concise and informative way. Please note that an iPod must be requested at least 24 hours prior to departure via our reservations team.
FREE 'The Edge' offer. Normally $12, all passenger receive free admission to 'The Edge'. Your voucher will be handed to you at the end of your tour. Please note that normal admission to Skydeck 88 ($17.50) will apply to access 'The Edge' ride.
Great Ocean Road, Torquay, Bells Beach, Lorne, Apollo Bay, Angelsea, Geelong and Port Campbell
Add on Entry into the Eureka Skydeck Tower plus Edge Experience Ticket
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