After a relaxing one-and-a-half hour drive from Melbourne, gain an insight into Australian surfing culture at Bells Beach. Visit the historic Split Point Lighthouse in Aireys Inlet, which is credited with saving hundreds of ships and thousands of lives along Australia’s treacherous shipwreck coast.

Soak up the atmosphere of Victoria’s premier holiday town, Lorne before marveling at the cliff-hugging road that stretches between Lorne and Apollo Bay. It is one of the most spectacular roads in the world, home to monstrous cliffs, roaring seas, tranquil coves, and secluded beaches. En route, visit the wild koalas of Kennett River and get acquainted with some of Australia’s most colourful birds. Sample award-winning food and wines and panoramic views in a carefully selected restaurants in Apollo Bay.

Next it is time to climb aboard your light aircraft and take one of the world’s truly great scenic flights. For the rest of the road you will be flying high. Enjoy breathtaking aerial views of the Twelve Apostles, Moonlight Head, The Cape Otway Light station, Gibson’s Steps and Loch Ard Gorge before a gentle touch down back in Apollo Bay. Travel through the majestic Otway Ranges on your way back to Melbourne.

Cost
Type Indicative prices
Adult

Price range varies depending on the number of travellers and the time of year. Contact the office to get a quote. Infants aged up to three travel free of charge.

$2,253.00 - $8,621.00

Inclusions

A 45 minute scenic flight aboard a fixed wing aircraft, morning tea, a two-course lunch with a beverage (beer, wine or soft-drink), a local guide providing expert commentary and a luxurious private vehicle with complimentary water.

Days of operation:
  • Tours operate year-round and itineraries can be adapted due to varying weather conditions. Recommended pick up is 8:00am and average duration of tour is ten hours.

Melbourne Private Tours is a full service luxury private touring operator in Melbourne.

They offer a range of carefully crafted itineraries and also provide guests with the opportunity to fully customise their experience to suit their individual needs. Tours are suitable for individuals, families and groups. Extended adventures and incentive group touring are also available in all regions of Victoria.

The Melbourne Private Tours team work closely with their vast network of personal contacts in Melbourne and Victoria to provide guests with immersive and innovative experiences that deliver memorable ‘behind the scenes’ experiences often not available to the general public. You will meet the locals; the artists, farmers, and wine makers; the artisan producers and the people who make Melbourne and Victoria such a fascinating destination.

Membership:
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

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