Small-Group Great Ocean Road Experience and Surf Coast Tour

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Take a journey to the world famous Great Ocean Road with the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Wild Koalas and surf beaches to embrace the spectacular coastline.

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Duration: 1 day
Starts: Melbourne, Australia
Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips

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Take a journey to the world famous Great Ocean Road with the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Wild Koalas and surf beaches to embrace the spectacular coastline.

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Stop At: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria

Starting the day bright and early, you leave Melbourne city between 7am and 7:45am and begin the drive over the Westgate Bridge towards the Great Ocean Road.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Victoria

Winding along the coastline and passing through many small seaside towns you make a stop where your guide will help you spot some of the furry koalas in their natural habitat.

Duration: 1 hour

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

The drive takes you an hour and a half to get to your first stop at a local surf beach for morning tea. A short drive away takes us to Memorial Arch, also known as the Great Ocean Road sign. Grab yourself some happy snaps under this iconic archway.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria

Continuing the journey along the breathtaking coastline will take you to the township of Apollo Bay for a lunch and a little time to explore this seaside town. Ask your guide where to find some Vegemite ice-cream!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Blanket Bay Road, Cape Otway, Great Otway National Park, Victoria 3221 Australia

The mornings drive is spent with the road and ocean winding along together. After lunch the road runs away from the coast line as you head into the depths of the Otway Ranges. Your guide will take you on a guided walk through this wonderland pointing out some of the worlds tallest and oldest tree species.

Duration: 1 hour

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

From here it’s some more driving through the Otways until the road and coastline join again at the Shipwreck Coast. Here you will find three of the major attractions for the day. A short drive away will take you to your next stop of Loch Ard Gorge. Hear the tale of the Loch Ard and it’s demise before stepping down into the gorge itself.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Take in the wonder that is the 12 Apostles and see the result of hundreds of years worth of coastal erosion.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Colac, Colac, Victoria

After a long day exploring this spectacular coastline and it’s stories, buckle up for the journey back to Melbourne via Colac as you head inland through country Victoria, arriving back to the City between 8-9pm.

Duration: 2 hours

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