Avoid the crowds as you explore and experience all the major attractions of the Great Ocean Road plus many more that most tours will miss in this relaxed and adventurous 2 day tour. Watch the sun set behind the 12 Apostles; stand amongst the two tallest tree species in the world; explore the inside of an extinct volcano; track down native Australian wildlife such as Koalas, Kangaroo, Emu and the elusive Echidna; walk a section of the Great Ocean Walk; learn to throw a boomerang; stay in a brewery; experience the lifestyle of the Surf Coast and its famous beaches and we're only just scratching the surface of what this tour really offers.

Cost
Type Indicative prices
Adult

Price is per person. (Adult fare prices apply to 18+ years). Dormitory Accommodation with share bathroom facilities. Meals included - 1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast.

$340.00

Inclusions

Overnight tour to/from Melbourne return 1 Nights' Accommodation at Port Campbell Hostel Meals: 1x Dinner, 1x Breakfast Indigenous cultural tour, with bush tucker & boomerang throwing All National Park Entrance Fees Guided bush walks included Guaranteed Australian wildlife Knowledgeable Tour Commentary Experienced Driver/Guide

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 19/01/20 - 30/04/20

    Wed/Sun: 07:15am - 07:30pm

  • Departure details: 01/05/20 - 30/09/20

    Sun: 07:15am - 07:30pm

  • Departure details: 01/10/20 - 30/04/21

    Wed/Sun: 07:15am - 07:30pm

Tour highlights:
  • Melbourne to Warrnambool (Day1)
    We start this tour with a drive through the ancient lava fields of western Victoria on our way to the country seaside town of Warrnambool.
  • Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve (Day1)
    We take a detour to Tower Hill to explore Australia's most recently extinct volcano bursting with wildlife. Take a guided walk with Worn Gundidj learning about the traditional lifestyle of Australia's indigenous people, bush tucker, medicine and the skills or the boomerang.
  • Bay of Islands Coastal Park (Day1)
    Drive the Great Ocean Road "backwards", starting with the Shipwreck Coast and its icons such as the Bay of Islands.
  • London Bridge Port Campbell (Day1)
    The Grotto and London Bridge with time to explore the village of Port Campbell.
  • Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road (Day1)
    Try some locally made beers from Sow & Piglets Brewery with dinner before finishing off the day at the 12 Apostles for sunset.
  • Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port (Day2)
    The second day starts off with a climb down the stairs onto the beach at Loch Ard Gorge well before the crowds begin for a unique take on this ever popular attraction.
  • Gibson Steps, Port Campbell National Park (Day2)
    It's then off for a stroll along a section of the Great Ocean Walk and down to the beach level at the Apostles at Gibson Steps before retreating into the Otway rainforest.
  • Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay (Day2)
    It's then back on the road to continue the breathtaking coastal drive with quality stops in the townships of Apollo Bay our lunch for the day to soak in the Aussie beach town lifestyle.
  • Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (Day2)
    Check out the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice-Creamery for some delicious treats and one of the most popular surf beaches in Australia before the trip back to Melbourne around 7:30pm.

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.

Membership:
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
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