2-Day Private Great Ocean Road tour

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Join a private tour for a relaxing, rewarding and stimulating journey full of scenic diversity. Explore the sights and scenery of Victoria’s Great Ocean Road in a relaxed and comfortable way on this 2-day tour from Melbourne. You’ll discover local wildlife, visit coastal towns, take a rainforest walk, learn about shipwreck history where you will see original artefacts from the Loch Ard, see the Twelve Apostles, and spend the night in ocean-view accommodation. Dinner at an award-winning restaurant and breakfast are included. .

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Duration: 2 days
Starts: Wongarra, Australia
Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife



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Join a private tour for a relaxing, rewarding and stimulating journey full of scenic diversity. Explore the sights and scenery of Victoria’s Great Ocean Road in a relaxed and comfortable way on this 2-day tour from Melbourne. You’ll discover local wildlife, visit coastal towns, take a rainforest walk, learn about shipwreck history where you will see original artefacts from the Loch Ard, see the Twelve Apostles, and spend the night in ocean-view accommodation. Dinner at an award-winning restaurant and breakfast are included. .

Itinerary

Day 1: Melbourne – Apollo Bay

Stop At: Geelong, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria
You are picked up from their city hotel or Federation Square and we quickly depart Melbourne via the West Gate Bridge. We travel through the vast volcanic plains on route to Geelong where you have time to stroll along the beautifully transformed waterfront.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Victoria
You start our journey along the Great Ocean Road at Torquay, stopping at various places along the coast including Bells Beach. While winding our way along we stop to view sites such as the ‘Memorial Arch’ and tell you of the intriguing story of this incredible road. After lunch in Lorne, the largest of the seaside villages, we cruise along the spectacular road, stopping at many scenic spots including Kennett River where we might see koalas and many colourful native birds in the wild. We visit the township of Apollo Bay before checking in to our accommodation
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Award-winning Chris at Beacon Point, one of the best restaurant in the region who use great local produce. 2 courses.
Accommodation included: Your 4 star ocean view villa in natural bush setting is a great place to relax, unwind and even to spot a koala or two.

Day 2: Skenes Creek – Melbourne

Stop At: Mait’s Rest, 17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria Australia
We take you on a 1km guided walk through a cool temperate rainforest gully to see the world’s tallest flowering plants, prehistoric trees and ferns and unique features such as ‘Yabbie Chimneys
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia
The 12 Apostles are Icons of Australia’s natural beauty. We arrive as the stacks are lit with the morning sun making them perfect for photos and crowd free. This is a bonus for taking a 2-day trip as the stacks are silhouettes in the afternoon and overcrowded. After hearing of the creation of the stacks and holding some of the limestone rock you can explore the boardwalks or brave a helicopter flight along the coastline (own expense).
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Victoria 3269 Australia
You then visit ‘Loch Ard Gorge’, the site of the most famous 19th century Australian shipwreck. We retell the entire story from the calm voyage, the tragic wreck, the courageous survivors and their ultimate fate. While hearing the tale you will be able to see and hold some original artifacts, photos and documents from the ‘Loch Ard’ contained in our treasure chests.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge, Peterborough VIC 3270, Australia
After lunch we travel to a lesser known but highly impressive area of the Great Ocean Road west of Port Campbell. This section takes in London Bridge (the famous bridge that collapsed when tourists were still on it), Bay of Islands, Bay of Martyrs, and Boat Bay
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: The ‘locals favorite’ Bay Leaf Cafe; with vast breakfast menu and great coffee, perfect start of the day! Full breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.



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