Great Ocean Road Day Tour from Melbourne

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Great Ocean Road Day Tour from Melbourne


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

    Live guide: English, Audio Guide/Headphones: Spanish, Thai, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Malay, Portuguese, Russian

    Duration: 13 hours

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

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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.


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. Your final sightseeing destination is the collapsed London Bridge, where 2 holiday makers were stranded when the first arch collapsed in 1990. 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

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  • Rating: 4 “Many nice views in short time.”

    Reviewed by Michele from Affoltern am Albis, Switzerland on February 5th, 2013 Very friendly Tourguide.

  • Rating: 5 “Awesome tour with people from different places”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Neuenkirchen, Germany on September 28th, 2012 Absolutely worth the money. What i also liked is how i met many people from different places of the world.

  • Rating: 5 “awsome day”

    Reviewed by Andy from Cham, Switzerland on May 2nd, 2012 We had a great tourguide and the stops are all awsome!

  • Rating: 5 “Very good organized tour! I would do it again!”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Mannheim, Germany on February 13th, 2012 Tour was well organized and the driver was very nice.

  • Rating: 4 “Ein schöner Tag!”

    Reviewed by Volker from Moormerland, Germany on March 29th, 2014 Die Tour war sehr schön, der Fahrer sehr kompetent. Den MP 3 Player mit der deutschen Führung gab es leider erst auf unsere Nachfrage hin. Der Stop für das Abendessen hätte an einer schöneren Stelle oder einem Restaurant erfolgen können.

  • Rating: 5 “Cooler entspannter Führer”

    Reviewed by Annett Diana from Plochingen, Germany on December 25th, 2013 Es war ein toller Ausflug mit einen kommunikationsfreudigen und aufgeschlossenen Führer (Mark)
    Leider hatten wir schlechtes Wetter, aber es war trotzdem sehr schön. So hatten die 12 Apostel etwas mystisches.
    Picknick am Strand war toll, Wild lebende Koalas konnte man sehen.
    Gutes Mittagessen (Thai).
    Alles in allem ein toller Trip.

  • Rating: 4 “Sehr empfehlenswert!”

    Reviewed by Inge from Magdeburg, Germany on November 6th, 2013 Die Great Ocean Road ist eine der schönsten Panoramastraßen der Welt und ist als Reiseziel unbedingt zu empfehlen. Die Tagestour entlang der Great Ocean Road war sehr abwechslungsreich, informativ und interessant. Positiv hervorzuheben sind: - ausführliche Informationen vor Reiseantritt per E-Mail, - pünktliche Abholung vom Treffpunkt und gutes Timing während der Tour, - kleine Reisegruppe (7), - umfangreiche Beschreibung der zahlreichen Sehenswürdigkeiten durch den Guide und mittels iPod-Translation

  • Rating: 5 “Preciosa”

    Reviewed by Marcelo Hugo from CABA, Argentina on August 1st, 2013 El tour recorre lugares maravillosos. Imperdibles. El guía Leonardo ha sido muy simpático y jovial. Lo recomendaría sin lugar a dudas.

  • Rating: 5 “Toll organisierte Ausflug zur Great Ocean Road”

    Reviewed by Oliver from Brietlingen, Germany on October 1st, 2012 Wer in Melbourne ist und Zeit hat, sollte sich einen Ausflug zur Great Ocean Road nicht entgehen lassen.
    Und wer noch ein paar Dollar zusätzlich investiert, hat sogar die Möglichkeit einen Helikopterflug über die 12 Apostel zu buchen. War ein tolles Erlebnis, auch mit den zahlreichen Zwischenstops wäre unserer Fahrt auf de Great Ocean Road.

  • Rating: 4 “Im grossen und ganzem sehr schöne Tour”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Bad Pyrmont, Germany on September 30th, 2012 Die Great Ocean Road ist wirklich sehr schön und sollte jeder mal gesehen haben. So war es eine gute Tour und der Guide war auch sehr erfahren. Das einzige was ich schade fand das es sehr viele Plätze gibt auf der Road wo man sehr viele schöne Fotos machen kann es würde auch ein 5 min. stop reichen da sind immer so kleine Parkbuchten wo man sehr traumhaft schöne Fotos machen kann. Und auf der Rückfahrt nach Melbourne wird nochmal in einem kleinen Dorf gestoppt für ca. 30 min wo man dann noch in ein Fast Food Restaurant gehen für Dinner ich finde das sollte man weg lassen.

  • Rating: 4 “Alles super”

    Reviewed by Paul from Fürth, Germany on July 31st, 2012 sehr schön

  • Rating: 4 “Sehr nette, umfangreiche Tour zu einem guten Preis”

    Reviewed by Kathrin from Albaching, Germany on December 10th, 2011 Abholung am Hotel, auch kurzfristige Änderungen bzgl. Abholadresse war kein Problem.
    Tour ist umfangreich und sehr bemüht.
    Alles in allem eine gute Tour zu einem sehr guten Preis.

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  • “awsome day”

    “We had a great tourguide and the stops are all awsome!”

    Andy from Cham, Switzerland

  • “Nice and extensive tour at a good price.”

    “Hotel pick up wasn't a problem even though we had shortly beforehand changed the pick up address. They put in a lot of effort and detail. A good tour for a good price.”

    Kathrin from Albaching, Germany

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