Great Ocean Road. This wild mob of Eastern Grey Kangaroos came hopping out of the Bush towards us, and stopped suddenly when they saw us.
View of the lake and crater at Tower Hill
Emu and his Chicks
Emjoy a delicious picnic lunch
Black Comorants nesting on the sea cliffs

Great Ocean Road

Tour operated by: Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours

Address: PO Box 370, Port Melbourne, Victoria 3207

Phone: 03 9646 8249  

Email: enquiries@echidnawalkabout.com.au
Web: echidnawalkabout.com.au

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Absorb this dramatic coastline on a fully inclusive small group journey (maximum of eight people) with Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours. See wildlife in the wild with an experienced Wildlife Guide.

View the Twelve Apostles set against a magnificent backdrop of huge limestone cliffs, overlooking the Southern Ocean. Stay at boutique accommodation in iconic locations.

Join your Wildlife Guide to find wild Koalas, Kangaroos, Echidnas and birds in their natural habitats. Walk along the beach and feel the waves of the mighty Southern Ocean, explore the Otway National Park rainforests and photograph wildflowers in species-rich heathlands.

Let yourself be driven along a hidden river as it opens up into a wonderland of lakes and wetlands. View the plains from the top of an extinct volcano and take time to enjoy the abundant wildlife of the coastal area. The Great Ocean Road hugs this scenic coastline, providing dramatic views at every turn.

With 20 years of experience in this region, you will see the highlights and the hidden secrets of this magnificent area. Tour includes two breakfasts, three lunches, one dinner and two nights at friendly, owner-operated boutique properties.

Payment methods accepted

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Cancellation and booking policy

If you choose to cancel the Koalas and Kangaroos in the wild small group day tour earlier than 48 hours before the tour start time, you will receive a full refund. Tours cancelled between 48 and zero hours before the tour will be charged the full tour price. Private, special and group day tours cancelled between nine days and 48 hours before the tour will receive a 50 per cent refund of full tour price. Tours cancelled between 48 and zero hours before the tour will be charged the full tour price. All extended tours including private, special and group extended tours, cancelling needs to be made 44 to 30 days before tour start otherwise a loss of 30 per cent of total tour cost. Cancellations made 29 to 10 days before tour start lose 50 per cent of total tour cost. Cancellations made nine to zero days before tour start there will be no refund.Over the period of 21 December to (and including) 1st January, cancellation policy is as follows: Koalas & Kangaroos IN THE WILD standard day tour: cancellations made 7 days to 0 hours before tour - no refund.All extended (multi-day) tours, including Great Ocean Road, Wildlife Journey, Mungo Outback Journey, Croajingolong Journey and Wild Top End:Cancellations made over 45 days before tour start, loss of 10 per cent of total tour cost.Cancellations made 44 to 30 days before tour start, loss of 50 per cent of total tour cost.Cancellations made 29 to 0 days before tour start, no refundAll private day tours (including private Koalas & Kangaroos IN THE WILD tours): cancellations made 29 days to zero days before tour, no refund.

Days of operation

Great Ocean Road Tour is available all year round

Departure details: 01/04/15 - 01/04/16

Tour starting location

Melbourne

Tour highlights

You Yangs National Park

Serendip Sanctuary

Otway National Park

Port Campbell National Park

Mode of transport

  • Four Wheel Drive

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Experiences

  • Nature based
  • Walking
  • Wildlife

Facilities

  • Guide

Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours are the 2014 Gold Winner - Best for Wildlife at the Conservation World Responsible Tourism Awards, presented at World Travel Market, London.

Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours are an international award-winning ecotour operation and Social Enterprise. Tours benefit wildlife and ecosystems - through the Make a Home for Koala Clancy project and the Ghost Net Removal project as well as through local and indigenous communities.

Connect with nature, join wild animals in their natural habitats and absorb dramatic scenery while enjoying genuine Aussie hospitality. See wildlife in the wild with an experienced Wildlife Guide.

Echidna Walkabout have been guiding international travellers on top quality wildlife tours for 23 years. Tours are available to FITs, conference and incentive groups, Cruise Ship shore excursions, volunteer, educational and community groups.

Something wonderful happens every day because the animals are wild and free to do as they choose.

Most tours depart Melbourne and travel to carefully chosen wildlife locations in South Eastern Australia.

Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours have a suite of scheduled small group and private tours from one to twenty-one days in duration and offer a range of group tours for groups large and small. Itinerary can also be designed to suit your needs.

For further information please contact Echidna Walkabout Nature Tours.

Opening hours

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays there are limited hours. Please leave a message on the answering machine and you will be replied to promptly.

Monday to Friday
8:00am -8:00pm

Memberships

  • Wildlife Tourism Australia
Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

How to get here

Melbourne

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