Tour ID: 10053668
Experience the stunning coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians National Park – two of Victoria’s most iconic natural attractions. Depart Melbourne for a three-day tour starting at the Great Ocean Road where you’ll cruise through surf beaches, visit coastal towns and see natural wonders like the Twelve Apostles. Head inland to the Grampians and see stunning geological features like the Pinnacles, Halls Gap and MacKenzie Falls.
• Enjoy three days touring the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians National Park
• See koalas in the wild, marvel at the Twelve Apostles, visit surf beaches and idyllic coastal towns along the way
• Learn about Aboriginal culture in the Grampians and see natural wonders like Halls Gap and the Pinnacles
• Hike to the base of the highest waterfalls in Victoria - Mackenzie Falls
• Stay in comfortable accommodation
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The state of Victoria is where you’ll find some of Australia’s most iconic and beautiful landscapes filled with unique wildlife, friendly locals and unforgettable experiences.
Two of the very best are the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians National Park – destinations that should be at the very top of any travel itinerary to this vibrant state. The sweeping coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road and the majestic uplands of the Grampians make an unforgettable combination, showcasing the broad range of natural wonders found in the land down under.
The Three Day Great Ocean Road & Grampians Tour is the perfect way to see these two very different natural attractions in one go, travelling in style and comfort from Melbourne to Adelaide in a small, exclusive group led by an expert guide.
On day one, you’ll be picked up from the centre of the vibrant city of Melbourne in a modern, comfortable minibus with a professional guide on board to make your trip run smoothly. Leaving Melbourne, you’ll head for the coast and link up with one of the world’s greatest stretches of bitumen – the iconic Great Ocean Road.
Every twist and turn of this awesome road offers an amazing view and the bus will stop at some legendary surf spots to give you a first hand experience of the Victorian coast. Along the way you'll also stop at Kennett River where you can spot koalas munching on leaves and lazing about in the treetops. There is also a visit the iconic Twelve Apostles and the Loch Ard Gorge. Lunch is included, as well as overnight accommodation in the town of Warrnambool.
For day two, you'll rise to a hearty breakfast and get back on the Great Ocean Road for another cruise before heading inland to the Grampian's National Park. Your entry to the park is included in the ticket price, so sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery of lush forest, towering peaks and soaring valleys.
The first stop in the Grampians National Park will be at the Brambuk Aboriginal Culture Centre where you’ll learn about and connect with local aboriginal culture. There have been aborigines living in the Grampians for tens of thousands of years, and this experience will give your visit to the area a deeper connection.
Later on comes a hike up the famous Pinnacles – rock formations that overlook wide valleys and offer amazing views over the Grampians. After working up a sweat, you'll settle down in Halls Gap and enjoy a traditional Australian-style barbeque for dinner with the bush all around. The tour will then settle into comfortable accommodation and have a well-earned rest.
On day three, the final day, you'll begin with a hike to the base of the stunning Mackenzie Falls. This is the highest waterfall in the Grampians and offers a breathtaking experience, with a walk through lush bush land before arriving at a natural wonder.
After a relaxing break, you’ll then spend the rest of your time visiting other famous sights within the Grampians like The Balconies and Reeds Lookout – rock formations that tower above the valleys and hills and offer some spectacular photo opportunities. Then it’s time to catch a luxury Vline Coach to travel on to Adelaide where the three day tour will end – but the memories of what you'll see and do will last forever!
Includes Inner city pickup and drop off, Small bus with a professional guide, Meals as indicated, Hostel Dorm Accommodation, National Park Entrance Fees, Otway National Park.
Additional food & beverages at own expense.
3 Days / 2 Nights
7:15 AM Wed, Sun
This tour departs on Sundays (Year Round), and Wednesdays (from November – March)
Default departure point is the Athenaeum Theatre (188 Collins Street) at 7.15am.
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.
It is recommended you arrive at your pick up location at least 10 minutes before you scheduled departure time. If the bus has not picked you up within 10 minutes please phone our office using the number on your booking confirmation.
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
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.
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
Adelaide, Great Ocean Road, Otway Ranges, Grampians, Torquay, Halls Gap and Apollo Bay
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