Small-Group Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Full-Day Tour from Melbourne - Adults (age 13-99)

Small-Group Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Full-Day Tour from Melbourne

1 day Melbourne, Australia

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Great Ocean Road tour is one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives! Leaving Melbourne we pass Torquay before enjoying morning tea at Southern Australia’s beautiful beaches. Twist and the wind along the spectacular Great Ocean Road enjoying awesome coastal photo opportunities. Along the way stop to see cuddly koalas in the wild.

Enjoy one of the the world’s most spectacular coastal drives as you travel on the world famous National Heritage listed Great Ocean Road Tour. See the abundance of Australian wildlife, whilst checking out the magnificent surf beaches, and walk among the ancient rainforest, before arriving in the afternoon to witness the marvel of these gigantic limestone stacks known as the 12 Apostles located in Port Campbell National Park.

There is no word to express the beauty of the Great Ocean Road Tour!
Experience one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives! After leaving Melbourne early morning and passing the beautiful beach town of

Torquay it is time for some morning tea at Southern Australia’s beautiful beaches. Twist and wind along the spectacular

Great Ocean Road enjoying awesome coastal photo opportunities. See the lighthouse made famous from the TV series ‘

Round the Twist.’ Along the way stop to see cuddly koalas in the wild.

Travel to

Apollo Bay for lunch (

from the 1st April 2019 Cafe Lunch will not be included in tour price), and if weather permits why not cool off in the magnificent Southern Ocean? After lunch stretch those legs whilst exploring an ancient rainforest, and admire some of the world’s tallest trees in the

Otway National Park. Travel through rolling hills toward

Port Campbell National Park and the breathtaking 12 Apostles. Learn about the tragic tales of the Shipwreck coast and view remarkable rock formations at

Loch Ard Gorge. Check out the fallen London Bridge and the quaint fishing village of Port Campbell or walk down the impressive Gibsons steps to get a different view of the 12 Apostles..

Sit back, relax and reflect on an action packed day full of nature walks, wildlife, surf beaches, incredible rock formations and spectacular coastal views heading towards Melbourne. Stop in the township of Colac for dinner (own expense).

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • National Park fees
  • On-board water refill stations
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • On-board electronic feedback tablets and free Wifi for the journey home.
  • Download our FREE App “Tour Translations of Australia” before travelling
  • Entry/Admission - The Great Ocean Road
  • Entry/Admission - Twelve Apostles

Excluded

  • Personal expenses
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Departure Point

Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child fare prices apply from 0 to 12 years old. Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at time of booking.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Our vehicles are not wheelchair, prams or child stroller accessible please refrain from bring on tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • For your safety, we have implemented comprehensive hygiene measures and increased regular sanitation. Guests will be asked to check-in by scanning the QR code during the on-boarding stage for contact tracing purposes.

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ennisr2020 March 2020

We set off from Melbourne to see the Great Ocean Road. Quite a distance had to be covered in one day (600km) from memory. Departing at 7:15am and returning at 7:30pm the day was long and maybe could have been shortened by skipping a few less exciting stops. We did see a wild koala on one brief stop which was a treat. The bus wasn’t the most comfortable as it was quite small with limited leg room and no arm rests. The main highway out of Melbourne didn’t appear to be the smoothest and on a small bus with poor suspension, we did feel a little sick at times. The last 2 stops of the day were the best- Loch an Gorge and The Twelve Apostles and we had ample time for these. There were limited opportunities to buy refreshments after the lunch stop as the shop at the apostles was unexpectedly closed. I would advise a different stop on the way back to Melbourne with a refreshment opportunity as there were plenty that we passed close to the toilet stop. Our guide Troy delivered some interesting information and overall we enjoyed the tour.

lindsay12017 March 2020

The Great Ocean Road is definitely listed as one of Australia's top attractions for a reason. The small group environment on this tour was a great way to see it in a personalized setting. Our tour guide Ezra was fantastic and kept us informed and entertained throughout the day. This tour is a long day starting at 7am and returning back to Melbourne at 9pm. Having a great guide made all the difference to keep the energy. In addition to beautiful seascapes, we saw an abundance of wildlife including wild koalas, parrots, and even an echidna waddling along on one of the trails.

729scottj March 2020

It was a rainy day and a bit foggy so visibility of the 12 Apostles was limited, that said, our guide Shannara made the entire day 5 star despite inclement weather We saw koalas, kangaroos, and much more in the wild, had epic scenery along the way, and a playlist in the van that made the entire (long) day a pleasure from start to finish - bravo Autopia and Shannara - you rock!

Lori_C March 2020

Beautiful scenery, nice pace, great guide and really enjoyable day. We had 7 stops in total and each one was worthy of our time. Our only regret was that we didn’t take the two or three day journey from Melbourne to Adelaide.

suzymarquez February 2020

It was a very hot summer’s day on our trip. We felt that our transport was outdated with the air-conditioning barely coping and neither was the “promised” wifi working adequately.

tallelaine February 2020

Wonderful trip. Our guide Kurt was very experienced. He totally outlined our day so we knew what was coming up. The stops were all worthwhile and enjoyable. My husband is a tall man and found the seats rather confining.

Expedition712638 January 2020

Amazing day tour to great ocean . Amazing view and highway . Our tour guide @shinnara from autopia tour has made sure that everyone should have great fun , full of enjoyment. She is an amazing tour guide full of enthusiasm and fun loving with great knowledge of all location in VIC . Had great fun

L5462JPdavidp January 2020

Kurt is amazing! So funny and a great tour guide. From spotting koalas, kangaroos, snails, rainforest walks, all the way to the grand finale of the Great Apostles, this tour exceeded my expectations and is worth more than the low cost.

Geminican December 2019

The seat is tight and small. Other than that, it was a great trip. Our driver, Beck, was a good driver. If you are interested in potentially seeing wild koalas, this is a great tour. Wish we had more time in the 12 apostles.

Daniel_H December 2019

Our bus driver was very good. Very informative and interesting. It's a tough ask to get this much driving done on a one day tour so I was pretty happy with it. Of course, being a bus tour, you spend alot of time on the bus. My only issue was with the seating. Unless you are lucky enough to have a set of chairs to yourself, prepare to be a little cosy with the person next to you. Not a whole lot of leg room. Not a small group tour! To me, a small group tour is 10 or so. This was not Other then that I was pretty chuffed. The Otaway Forrest stop was very good and the views a long the great ocean road where consistently amazing.

INCH6206 November 2019

To visit Greate Ocean road is a must if you are in Melbourne or Adelaide. This trip was advetaized as a small group tour with comfortable busses. However this was not what we discovered. Our bus was very uncomfortable and to ride in it for a hole day was not so nice. In general the tour was good and our guide gave us a lot of nice stories and information on the history of the area.

cherylt1822 November 2019

We were on the Great Ocean road, 12 Apostles with driver and guide Daniel T. He was entertaining and amusing during the ride, he is knowledgeable too and shares lots of stories during the trip. Great driver and guide!
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