Small Group Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles Tour

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Travel in comfort on this majestic stretch of Victoria’s coastline listening to the rich history with our local guide. Enjoy this intimate journey with a small group which allows for more stops and time spent exploring the many hidden places along the Great Ocean Road!

Experience the deep history and heritage of Narana, an award winning Aboriginal Centre offering authentic, immersive, cultural experiences. You will also get opportunities to engage up close and in person with native wildlife in the conservation habitat at Narana. (Please note that any physical contact that takes place with animals is initiated by the animal themselves and the animal has the freedom to disengage from contact freely.)

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Duration: 13 hours
Starts: Melbourne, Australia
Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips



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Travel in comfort on this majestic stretch of Victoria’s coastline listening to the rich history with our local guide. Enjoy this intimate journey with a small group which allows for more stops and time spent exploring the many hidden places along the Great Ocean Road!

Experience the deep history and heritage of Narana, an award winning Aboriginal Centre offering authentic, immersive, cultural experiences. You will also get opportunities to engage up close and in person with native wildlife in the conservation habitat at Narana. (Please note that any physical contact that takes place with animals is initiated by the animal themselves and the animal has the freedom to disengage from contact freely.)

Itinerary
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Stop At: Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre, 410 Surfcoast Hwy, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3221 Australia

Experience the deep history and heritage of Narana, an award winning Aboriginal Centre offering authentic, immersive, cultural experiences. Here you will get to also spot Emus, Kangaroos and Wallabies in a conservation habitat. Explore the Narana art gallery that exhibits artworks from internationally acclaimed and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait artists and enjoy the included morning tea.
(Please note the animals roam freely in this habitat and any physical contact that takes place between the guest and animal is initiated by the animals themselves and that the animal has the freedom to disengage from physical contact whenever they wish.)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bells Beach, 86 km (53 mi) SW of Melbourne; 25 km (16 mi) S of Geelong; 5 km (3 mi) SW of Torquay, Torquay, Victoria 3228 Australia

Famous for some of the best surfing waves in the world, Bells Beach is one with large swells and amazing views. Each year the Rip Curl Pro Surfing competition is held here over the Easter weekend.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Anglesea, Anglesea, Victoria

The seaside town of Anglesea is situated along the scenic Great Ocean Road on the Anglesea River, between the nearby coastal towns of Torquay and Aireys Inlet. Anglesea is a particularly significant town on the Great Ocean Road as it marks the first spot south-west of the road’s official start at Torquay where it meets the coast.

Stop At: Aireys Inlet, Aireys Inlet, Victoria

Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Aireys Inlet is located between Anglesea and Lorne, and joined with Fairhaven to the west. Many surfers holiday in Aireys Inlet to take advantage of the popular Fairhaven beach.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Torquay, Victoria 3231 Australia

The Memorial Arch is a tribute to the World War One servicemen who built the Great Ocean Road. A quick stop to take a photo in-front of this beautiful memorial.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Lorne, Lorne, Victoria

A beautiful seaside town that is situated about the Erskine River and is a popular destination on the Great Ocean Road. It is one of many environmentally protected regions.

Stop At: Kennett River, Kennett River, Victoria

A small coastal town between Lorne and Apollo Bay. It is home to Koalas, Parrots and Kookaburras. Walk through the nearby eucalyptus forest looking for Koalas and feeding the native birds. By night you can observe a colony of glow worms in the nearby Great Otway National Park.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The highest lookout point on the Great Ocean Road. Here you will definitely want to take a photo!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria

Stop in to the beautiful village of Apollo Bay located at the foothills of the Otways. Hit the waters of the southern ocean, wander the coast and explore petrified rainforests full of waterfalls, ferns and crystal clear streams.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Great Otway National Park, Great Otway National Park, Victoria

Experience the full marvel of the Great Otway National Park and it’s lush surrounding rainforests. You will get to take a stroll through the ancient rainforest and discover lush fern gullies, dense forests and the largest hardwood trees on the planet. (Some of them up to 300 years old!)

Duration: 25 minutes

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

The magnificent rocks that rise up from the southern ocean. The constant blasting winds softened the limestone cliffs, forming amazing caves. In time they became arches and when they collapsed, the high rocks were isolated from the shore. During different times of the day they change colour from dark to sandy yellow in the full sun.

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Named after the ship Loch Ard that shipwrecked on the shore of this coastline in 1878. Rich in history, you will get to hear the story about what two people did to survive. Bring cameras to capture the unique rock formations.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Port Campbell, Port Campbell, Victoria

Another colourful and lively seaside village with plenty offer. A nice walk to Pt Campbell jetty to watch the waves crashing against the cliffs. A place where you can slow down and take in everything that sums up the Great Ocean Road.

Duration: 15 minutes



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