Tour ID: 10053671

This exciting three-day tour of the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians will give you a thorough taste of why this area is so popular. See beautiful landscapes, forests, the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and more!

  • Travel the famous Great Ocean Road
  • Experience the wonder of the Grampians
  • See the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge
  • Spot wildlife at Kennett River and on the Otway Rainforest Walk
  • Visit world famous surf beaches
  • Learn about our Indigenous culture


Day 1 (Lunch Included)
With CBD pickup* from Melbourne City at 7 am on Sundays and Wednesdays (Wednesday pickups are seasonal only), you’ll depart the hustle and bustle and head out to the beautiful Great Ocean Road. First up, you’ll visit a number of famous surf spots where you can photograph the waves crashing onto the pristine shoreline. At Kennett River, you’ll go koala spotting and try to spot a few of the plethora of bird species that are abundant here. Next, you’ll delight in a delicious lunch at Apollo Bay, where the views complement the food perfectly. The glorious Twelve Apostles are up next – these amazing limestone formations stand sentinel within the ocean and are an absolute must-see for those travelling the Great Ocean Road. You’ll learn the fascinating stories of Loch Ard Gorge, before settling down for the night in pleasant hostel dorm accommodation in Warrnambool.

Day 2 (Breakfast and Dinner Included)
You’ll awake and enjoy a filling breakfast before hitting the open road again on the Great Ocean Road, where you’ll see a number of beautiful sights on your way to the Grampians National Park. Here, you’ll stop at the Brambuk Aboriginal Culture Centre, where you’ll experience Indigenous culture, see detailed dot paintings and exquisite handmade crafts, as well as learn about the Dreamtime. Later in the day, you’ll enjoy a hike up to the famous Pinnacles, which will reveal to you stunning views overlooking the Grampians. As evening settles over the landscape, you’ll fill up on a traditional, mouth-watering Aussie BBQ in Halls Gap, where you’ll spend the night.

Day 3 (Breakfast Included)
A scrumptious breakfast will give you plenty of energy for your morning hike to the pool of Mackenzie Falls. These are the highest falls in the Grampians and are a truly majestic sight. Before heading home, you’ll also get to experience the wonder of a number of other popular sites, such as The Balconies and Reeds Lookout. You’ll return to Melbourne at around 6 pm, where you’ll be returned to your original pickup location.

*Limited pickup locations. Itinerary is subject to change

More Info

Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Inner city pickup and drop off
    Small coach with a professional guide
    Meals as indicated
    Hostel Dorm Accommodation
    National Park Entrance Fees.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    - Additional food & beverages can be purchased at own expense.
    - Scenic Helicopter Flights are available over the 12 Apostles at a cost of ~ $145

  • Duration:

    3 Days / 2 Nights

  • Departure:

    7:15 AM Wed, Sun

  • Return:

    Melbourne 7pm

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    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.

  • What to bring:

    Small overnight bag with:
    - Sunscreen, Water bottle, Hat, Warm clothing, Swimmers (summer months), Camera, Money for for meals, Towel, Toiletries and comfortable walking shoes.

  • Fitness level required:


  • 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 only by calling our reservations team.
    a) Twin/Double Room Upgrade (share facilities)
    b) Twin/Double Room Upgrade (ensuite) - must be booked x2
    c) Single Room Upgrade

    Small coach adventure tours (24 seater buses used)

  • Destinations:

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

Booking dates