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One Day Great Ocean Road Without the Crowds (Reverse)

400 Flinders Street, Immigration Museum (corner of Flinders & Market St), Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

The Great Ocean Road Reverse Tour direction enables you to experience the National Heritage listed Great Ocean Road in all its glory in the reverse direction.

By operating this tour in reverse the tour avoids all the normal tourist masses that visit the 12 Apostles, giving passengers better opportunity to capture that picture perfect photograph without the crowds.

This Great Ocean Road reverse tour itinerary will visit all the same key destinations and highlights as Autopia's standard Great Ocean Road tour, so rest assured you will not miss a thing. Plus you get to enjoy a picnic lunch in Great Otway National Park before returning to Melbourne.

Type Indicative prices

Adult prices apply from 13 years old and over.


Child prices apply from 0 to 12 years old.



Morning tea Sandwich lunch National Park entry fees On-board free WiFi access On-board water refill station Modern air-conditioned vehicles Highly experienced driver/guide Informative tour commentary Audio translation app in 10 languages Selected inner city hotel pickup/drop off

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 01/08/20 - 31/03/22

    Daily: 07:35am - 08:30pm

Tour highlights:
  • Morning Tea in Colac
    Escape the city by traveling inland direct to the Shipwreck Coast via Colac enjoying a complimentary morning tea along the way. Take a journey and experience the Great Ocean Road reverse tour in the opposite direction to the masses, enabling you to escape the crowds and enjoy this famous and picturesque coastline in all its glory.
  • 12 Apostles Marine National Park
    Your first major stop will be the breath-taking 12 Apostles and the extraordinary limestone rock formations of Loch Ard Gorge in Port Campbell. Plenty of time to enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the 12 Apostles (at own expense).
  • Loch Ard Gorge
    Dramatic Shipwreck tales and a beautiful beach walk await you. Take a stroll over the top and witness the crashing waves against the ever changing limestone rock formations.
  • Rainforest walk
    Pass through towering trees and learn about the ancient history these trees hold. Breathe in the fresh cool temperate rainforest air and keep your eye out for rare snail species.
  • Apollo Bay
    You will pull into this quaint seaside town where you can explore local shops, grab an ice cream or check out the beach.
  • Spot wild Koalas, Parrots, and maybe kangaroos
    Small coastal towns provide look out areas where wild koalas, parrots, and maybe kangaroos can be spotted.

Autopia Tours is the recognised market leader in small group adventure tours throughout Victoria and beyond - with over 30 years experience in providing small group adventure they know what you want.

Autopia Tours are very proud of the driver guides, they are the heart and soul of the company. The Aussie driver guides are all very knowledgeable and love showing off such a beautiful country. The informative commentary will be a highlight of your tour. Like you, the tour guides are world travellers, have sense of adventure and do not take life to seriously.

The maximum group size is 24 passengers. Unlike competitors you will not be squeezed amongst 50 other travellers as group sizes are small, so you can relax, enjoy your tour and talk to your fellow passengers in comfort.

Autopia Tours believe life is all about unique experiences. Whether it is seeing koalas up close in their natural habitat, swimming in one of Victoria's pristine beaches, watching penguins come ashore at sunset or hiking through the Grampians Autopia Tours can take you there. Autopia Tours are all about providing treasured memories that will last a lifetime.

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  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
400 Flinders Street, Immigration Museum (corner of Flinders & Market St), Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

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