Great Ocean Road Day Tour from Melbourne

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Highlights:

Enjoy a small group tour along the Great Ocean Road, one of Australia's most famous road trips

Get ready for guaranteed koala sightings at Kennett River

Take an enchanting rainforest walk in the Great Otway National Park

Visit the stirring sights of the Shipwreck Coast, including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, and London Bridge

Take an optional 10-minute helicopter ride over the Shipwreck Coast

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  • Great Ocean Road Day Tour from Melbourne

    Duration: 13 hours

    Starts at Meeting Point ( More details, Show on map)

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Spanish, Thai, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Malay, Portuguese, Russian

Overview:

Tour the spectacular Great Ocean Road on an award-winning full-day trip from Melbourne. The small, personalized eco tours take in all the icons of the famous road trip, including the 12 Apostles. Enjoy free on board Wi-Fi as you travel.

Description:

Enjoy morning views of Melbourne city and Port Phillip Bay as you cross the Westgate Bridge, Australia’s longest bridge, at just under 1.5 miles (2.6 kilometers). You are embarking on one of the world’s greatest drives to tour the Great Ocean Road!

Pass through Victoria’s second largest city at Geelong, and make your way down towards the Surf Coast, with its enchanting beach side towns and powerful swells. At Bells Beach, stop to appreciate this world famous surfing break, and to immerse yourself in a bit of the local surfing culture.

The scenic journey along the Great Ocean Road takes in some truly amazing coastal scenery, with new views being revealed around every bend. You will make plenty of scenic stops, including a photo opportunity at the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch at Eastern View.

Afterwards, follow the Great Ocean Road away from the water and into the mountains. Proceed through the spectacular Otway Ranges and stop to enjoy a stroll in the cool, temperate rainforest at Maits Rest.

Continue to Port Campbell National Park, with its iconic array of rock formations. Be awestruck by the majestic monoliths of the 12 Apostles. A dinner stop is made on the journey back to Melbourne at the beautiful township of Colac, before enjoying a stunning view of the illuminated city as you cross Westgate Bridge on the way home.

What's Included:

• Free Wi-Fi on board the tour bus
• Complementary inner city pick-up and drop off
• Small group tour
• Expert local guide
• iPod audio language translators (if requested)
• Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
• Morning tea
• Delicious café lunch
• National Park admission fees
• GST (Goods and Services Tax)

What's Not Included:

• Additional meals and snacks
• Drinks
• Gratuities (optional)

Good to Know:

• Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
• iPods audio language translators are provided for use, and must be requested at time of booking
• Vehicles hold a maximum of 24 passengers
• Pick-ups start at 07:00. Please contact Go West to confirm exact time of pick-up from your accommodation
• Bookings required at least 72 hours prior to departure
• For those guests who do not want to take the optional helicopter ride over the Shipwreck Coast, an alternative stop is possible at Gibsons Steps. Here guests can descend the steps to Gibsons Beach below for beach level views of two of the Twelve Apostles

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  • Rating: 4 “We had a Great Day!”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer – Singapore, Singapore on May 18, 2015 Our guide Zac was good. He kept us entertained in the bus and he gave us good information throughout the trip.


  • Rating: 5 “Guide was fabulous and the day was wonderful despite the rain.”

    Reviewed by Glenn – Cairns, Australia on May 17, 2015 The guide was well informed and easy to listen to. The music was a great touch and helped to MAKE the tour. Timing was well executed considering the distance travelled. Would not want to cut anything. We will definitely be returning ourselves of take advantage of other tours on future trips to Melbourne.


  • Rating: 5 “Absolutly amazing!!!”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer – Trieste, Italy on May 14, 2015 Awesome Day! Our guide Lee was fantastic! Incredible place ti see for an absolutly awesome Day!


  • Rating: 5 “fantastic tour and a great and knowledgeable guide.”

    Reviewed by Sridaran – Canning Vale, Australia on April 5, 2015 The tour and ride was simply great. The tour guide, Chris was very knowledgeable and excellent driver.


  • Rating: 5 “It was a perfect day!”

    Reviewed by Franz – Zollikofen, Switzerland on March 31, 2015 The communication for the pick up place and the whole organisation of this guided tour was perfect. Thank you Lizzie, our guide, for your entertainment.


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  • “Awesome experience!”

    “Spending a good day: visiting amazing places and enjoing all time!”

    Antoniofromimola, Italy

  • “It was a perfect day!”

    “The communication for the pick up place and the whole organisation of this guided tour was perfect. Thank you Lizzie, our guide, for your entertainment.”

    FranzfromZollikofen, Switzerland

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