Tour with Melbourne Hosted Tours and enjoy the scenic undulating and winding Great Ocean Road to Port Campbell National Park to see the uniquely famous off-shore stacks (Twelve Apostles) left standing after softer rock was eroded due to the wind and wave action.
The tour travels over the West Gate Bridge through Geelong, Victoria's largest provincial city. Journey the Surf Coast taking in views of popular sleepy seaside townships.
Stop for morning tea (own cost) at Torquay. Then drive to Bells Beach (home to the world's surfing championships). Travel along the world's most spectacular coastline. The Great Ocean Road and treasure breathtaking views of towering cliffs and far-reaching white beaches.
A brief stop is made to see koalas in their natural habitat. Lunch (at own cost) stop is at the picturesque and charming seaside town of Apollo Bay.
Travel continues through the pristine Otway Ranges where you take in the rain forest, deep fern gullies and eucalypt trees.
Marvel at the breathtaking Twelve Apostles limestone stacks rising spectacularly from the Southern Ocean. Visit remarkable eroded sculptured landmarks of Loch Ard Gorge and remnants of rock formation, The London Bridge. Then head home inland through farming and dairy country.
Price & booking
Cancellation and booking policy
Cancellation Terms and condition apply. If bookings are cancelled more than seven days in advance, no fee is payable. If between two and seven days in advance, 50 per cent of the total price of the specified tour is payable. If within 48 hours of the tour commencement time, 100 per cent of the total price of the specified tour is payable. If a client fails to take up or complete a booking, 100 per cent of the total price of the specified tour is payable. If Melbourne Hosted Tours is forced to cancel a booking, any prior payment will be fully refunded.
Days of operation
Daily, except Good Friday, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Departure details: 01/04/13 - 31/03/14
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tour starting location
Melbourne accommodation pick up
- Food and Wine
- Public telephone
- Waiting area
Melbourne Hosted Tours is a professional and reputable private day tours operation established in Melbourne, Australia, by David Smith-Frowd, the proprietor and operator.
David is well aware of the discerning international traveller's demands and is keen to share his knowledge of exciting Melbourne and regional Victoria. Melbourne Hosted Tours operate private small and large group structured and customised tours.
Melbourne Hosted Tours cater to cruise ship passengers to experience Melbourne Shore Excursions. Keeping in mind the limited time for cruise ship passengers, extra attractions for each Shore Excursion have been included so that it can all be seen in the one tour at an excellent price.
Clients are picked up and returned to their hotels or cruise ship.
You will enjoy touring privately in the comfort of an eight-seater Mercedes Benz vehicle. For larger numbers, you travel in a mini-bus or coach with seat belts. Your safety and comfort is paramount to Melbourne Hosted Tours.
Melbourne Hosted Tours offer a flexible service that is second to none, so please remember to bring your camera.
Make the most of your time with Melbourne Hosted Tours and experience some of these popular and informative tours, such as the Yarra Valley Wineries, Great Ocean Road, Discover Inside Melbourne or Phillip Island Penguin Parade. More information on tours is on the website.
You will enjoy a hassle-free tour and will take home with you memorable experiences of this diverse and exciting city of Melbourne and beautiful Country Victoria.
Please note, good walking shoes and warm waterproof clothing are needed as it can sometimes become windy and cold at the Parks and especially in Phillip Island in any season, so please be prepared. In summer, bring along your sun hat and sun screen.
Customised tours can also be organised, contact Melbourne Hosted Tours for details.
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Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land