Private Great Ocean Road Day Tour With Early Departure (12 Hours)

Melbourne Trip Overview

This Private Tour of the Great Ocean Road departs early (7am) with a direct pick-up from you Melbourne CBD hotel, so you arrive before other tour groups and avoid the crowds at most lookouts.

We are real locals and true specialists of The Great Ocean Road. Our tours offer premium service that includes lunch and snacks. Spend a full day of sightseeing including the Shipwreck Coast, with more stops than usual plus extra time to linger at two of the most popular sites – The Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.

– Early Departure 7am (or 6:30am if preferred)

– Direct hotel pick up in the morning

– We are Ahead of the Crowds and have lookouts to ourselves

– This is a Private Tour – Only your group will travel

– Our local Experience

– We specialise in ONLY The Great Ocean Road

– Breakfast/Snack Pack

– More Photo Stops

– See Kangaroos, Koalas and Native Birds in the Bush

(Over 12 years old only)

Additional Info

Duration: 12 hours
Starts: Melbourne, Australia
Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips



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This Private Tour of the Great Ocean Road departs early (7am) with a direct pick-up from you Melbourne CBD hotel, so you arrive before other tour groups and avoid the crowds at most lookouts.

We are real locals and true specialists of The Great Ocean Road. Our tours offer premium service that includes lunch and snacks. Spend a full day of sightseeing including the Shipwreck Coast, with more stops than usual plus extra time to linger at two of the most popular sites – The Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.

– Early Departure 7am (or 6:30am if preferred)

– Direct hotel pick up in the morning

– We are Ahead of the Crowds and have lookouts to ourselves

– This is a Private Tour – Only your group will travel

– Our local Experience

– We specialise in ONLY The Great Ocean Road

– Breakfast/Snack Pack

– More Photo Stops

– See Kangaroos, Koalas and Native Birds in the Bush

(Over 12 years old only)

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Torquay, Torquay, Victoria

Near Bells Beach we search for Wild Kangaroos in the bush

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Anglesea Beach, Victoria, Australia

Views of Anglesea Beach from Various Locations

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Fairhaven Beach, Great Ocean Rd, Fairhaven VIC 3231, Australia

Views of this magnificent beach

Stop At: Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, Great Ocean Rd 689/721 Great Ocean Rd, Lorne, Victoria Australia

The Great ocean Road Sign

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lorne Beach, Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, Victoria 3232 Australia

Toilet Stop and Beach Views

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Victoria

Travel from Lorne to Apollo Bay with various photo stops

Stop At: Kennett River, Kennett River, Victoria

A great place to spot koala’s in the wild

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cape Patton Lookout Point, Great Ocean Road, Kennett River, Victoria 3234 Australia

The best lookout on the Great Ocean Road

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria

Stunning scenery and one of the best beaches in Australia

Stop At: Yatzies, 5225 Colac-Lavers Hill Rd, Lavers Hill VIC 3238, Australia

Stopping for our Aussie Themed Lunch. Try a Beef Pie or an Authentic Aussie Burger, Chicken Schnitzel Burger and Have a beer.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia

Time to see these Magnificent Limestone pillars, Created from 16 thousand years of erosion.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Victoria 3269 Australia

More exploring at this stunning multi viewing area. Razorback, Loch Ard Gorge Beach and Shipwreck Walk

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Victoria, Victoria

We drive home through Farmland including Dairy, Cattle and Sheep and crops.

Stop At: 12 Apostles Helicopters, Great Ocean Rd, Princetown VIC 3269, Australia

One of the best way to see the 12 Apostles and the nearby rock formations is by Air. The 12 Apostles Helicopter Company is a local institution with a perfect safety record to boot. They offer a number of different joy flight durations with professional qualified pilots.

We recommend you choose our ‘Extended 14 hour Tour’ if you want to include a joy flight, as you may require additional time for the pre-booking process and for the flight itself.

All joy flights are at additional expense and can be booked on the day via your guide (no need to pre-book).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Razorback, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia

This is our final stop. Not as well know as the 12 Apostles, but equally as impressive. You will also get a chance to walk down to the beach and hear the story of the famous ship wreck at nearby Loch Ard Gorge

Duration: 30 minutes



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