AusWalk Walking Holidays
Bests wine cellar
Cape Otway lighthouse

Great Southern Touring Route by Auswalk

Tour operated by: Auswalk Walking Holidays

Address: 18 Birdwood Avenue, Brighton, Victoria 3186

Phone: 03 9530 8800  |  Fax: 03 9530 8899  


Experience the very best the compact state of Victoria has to offer, with Auswalk Walking Holidays. Walk in the towering rainforests of the Otway Ranges, along the spectacularly sculpted Great Ocean Road and in the rugged Grampians National Park. Cap it off with a visit to Sovereign Hill.

Travel along the scenic Great Ocean Road and see Waterfall Walk and Erskine Falls in Lorne, the tree tops from the Otway Fly and walk at the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.

Next stop is the Grampians where you explore an Aboriginal shelter that has rock paintings then go for a hike in the Grampians Wonderland Range and finish by visiting a winery and tour the underground cellars.

Then off to Ballarat to explore Sovereign Hill and see plenty of wildlife in the wild.

This is a privately guided trip and can be started on any day of the year, subject to availability. The trip is priced for a minimum of two people booking together but we can also operate the trip for solo travellers for an additional cost.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Per person twin share. Single supplement an extra $325. Please email an enquiry for more than two people.


Cancellation and booking policy

Cancellation charges are as follows, if more than 60 days before departure, $300 per person. If 59 to14 days before departure, 40 per cent of trip price. Four to13 days before departure, 80 per cent. Four to two days before departure, 90 per cent. Less than one day before departure, 100. You may change your holiday starting date or transfer to another trip if you advise them more than 30 days prior and pay a $150 administration fee. If they cancel a guided trip due to insufficient numbers, they will advise you at least 30 days prior and you will receive a full refund.

Days of operation

Five day guided tour on demand Melbourne to Melbourne via Great Ocean Road, Grampians and Ballarat

Departure details: 01/04/14 - 31/03/16

Tour starting location

Great Ocean Road

Tour highlights

the Otways,12 Apostles and Loch ard Gorge

Grampians Wonderland Range and underground Cellers

Sovereign Hill & viewing wildlife in the wild

Mode of transport

  • Coach
  • Car


  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking
  • Guided walks
  • Hiking/trekking
  • Wine tasting


  • Food and Wine
  • Other
  • Walking


  • Courtesy transfer
  • Guide
  • Public transport


  • English

Come and experience the real Australia on foot with Auswalk Walking Holidays. Do not watch it pass you by from the windows of a vehicle, get out there and be a part of it!

Auswalk Walking Holidays offer guided groups of like-minded people day hikes in fabulous national parks. There are two guides looking after each group, so you will have a choice of easier or harder walks each day. At night stay in comfortable accommodations and enjoy good food and wine.

They also have self-guided walks through superb National Parks from one accommodation to the next. Walk with your own group of two or more people and start any day of the year. They can support you along the way with luggage transfers, marked maps and detailed walk notes.

Auswalk Walking Holidays can customise a trip for you, your club, group of friends or family.

Victorian destinations include the Grampians as it is the best place they know of to see native animals in the wild. There's a rich indigenous history as well as challenging hiking to magnificent rocky peaks.

Another great destination is Great Alpine Walk, traverse Victoria's high country, staying overnight in secluded alpine villages.

Great Ocean Walk is a long time favourite, this iconic track hugs the southern ocean in parts and ventures inland into the mighty forests of the Otway Ranges. You will see kangaroos while on the track.

Great South West Walk is a perfect choice for those who enjoy walking long distances on easy terrain. Highlights include the Glenelg River Gorge and the Three Capes section.

Other destinations around the country include the Flinders Ranges, Snowy Mountains and many other beautiful national parks around Australia.

Please enquire with Auswalk Walking Holidays for more information.

Tourism awards

2011  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Winner


  • Great Ocean Walk Partner
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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