1 Day Great Ocean Road Experience with 12 Apostles

    Join us on a relaxed and social small group tour as we leave the busy Melbourne streets and explore the Great Ocean Road‘s rainforests, beaches and breathtaking views.

    Enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives on one of our most popular day tours from Melbourne! Leaving the city passing Victoria’s beautiful beaches on our way to the awesome Great Ocean Road, see koalas in the wild and stop in the stunning coastal town of Apollo Bay. Walk through a magnificent ancient rainforest, before heading to the breath-taking 12 Apostles. Why not take a helicopter ride while you’re there?

    So much fun and adventure in just 1 day – we look forward to showing you the Great Ocean Road.

    Great Ocean Road Experience [GOR-B]

    Adult( 13 - 99 ) $130
    Child( 4 - 12 ) $100
    Infant( 0 - 2 ) $130
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      Itinerary

      Travel with us along the Great Ocean Road spanning 192 kilometres from Anglesea to the Port Campbell National Park along Victoria’s southern coastline.

      We make our way to our first highlight, the Memorial Arch. Listed as a National Heritage, the war memorial archway is the gateway to the Great Ocean Road. Stop for a photo in front of the Great Ocean Road sign before we begin winding our way along one of the greatest coastal roads in the world.
      Great Ocean Road Tour
      We will be keeping our eyes out to spot Australian wildlife throughout the day. If you’re lucky enough, you may see some Kangaroos and listen to the songs of lovely birds native to Australia such as Kookaburras, King Parrots, Yellow Robins, Fairy-Wrens, and much more.

      Great Ocean Road Tour | Coastal Villages
      We will visit the quaint coastal town of Apollo Bay in southwestern Victoria. Located on the east side of Cape Otway, Apollo Bay is a natural resort town where you can explore its rich rainforests filled with waterfalls, streams, lush vegetation, and exotic wildlife. We will stop here for lunch at your own expense. Enjoy a cafe dining experience or a picnic down the beach – the choice is yours.

      Great Ocean Road Tour | Cape Otway National Park
      Explore the Great Otway National Park with your tour guide and learn about this incredible ancient rainforest. Witness with towering centuries-old eucalyptus trees, thousand year old lush ferns, magnificent wetlands, a variety of native birds, and many different species of wild animals.

      Great Ocean Road Tour | The 12 Apostles
      Be mesmerized by the famous 12 Apostles and soak in the splendour of the rock formations’ allure and magnificence. Let the towering cliffs dwarf you as the raging waters of the surf pound on the rocks below. Witness the changing colours of the sky and sea as the sun slowly sinks behind the giant limestones. You can see the Gog and Magog from the viewing platform at the 12 Apostles with views of Gibson Steps in the distance. An incredible highlight of your Great Ocean Road Tour.

      Great Ocean Road Tour | Loch Ard Gorge
      Get lost in the natural beauty of Loch Ard Gorge while learning from our tour guide some history of the area’s famous shipwrecks. There had been over 200 shipwrecks between Port Fairy and Cape Otway. Hear the harrowing story of two young survivors of the Loch Ard Ship Wreck in 1878. Marvel at the formations of Island Archway, Razorback and the Salt and Pepper Shakers.

      Great Ocean Road Tour | Return to Melbourne
      As we head back to Melbourne, we will have a stop in the town of Colac for dinner at your own expense.

      This Great Ocean Road Tour includes all entry fees. Our friendly, hospitable, and informative tour guide will point you to some interesting sites and facts and will entertain you with stories and tales. We have a modern air-conditioned bus with experienced driver to pick you up and drop you off at your inner city hotel.

      Bring a sense of adventure together with your warm clothes, sunscreen, hat and sunglasses, and a pair of comfortable walking shoes. Bring your camera so you can record your adventure and experience with us in this Great Ocean Road tour.

      Highlights
      What To Bring
      Important Booking Info
      FAQs
      • Travel along the majestic Great Ocean Road from Anglesea to Loch Ard Gorge.
      • See Memorial Arch the Great Ocean Road Sign.
      • Marvel at the cliff top views of the Great Ocean Road.
      • Enjoy a guided walk through the ancient Great Otway National Park
      • Explore the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Island Archway & the Razorback.

      Essential things to pack

      • Water bottle
      • Comfortable walking shoes
      • Hat and sunscreen
      • Camera

      Important Booking Info

      • Please only bring a Small day pack with you on tour (Not suitable for Backpacks/Suitcase/Prams/Wheelchairs/Pushers)
      • At Autopia Tours, we actively promote the protection of flora and fauna on all of our Tours. It is our duty to ensure there is minimal disturbance to our region and the species that call it home.
      • Cultural sensitivity and respect for the traditional owners should also be shown at all times.
      • Part of our responsibility is educating guests on minimal impact practices and the importance of ensuring the safety of wildlife and the environmental sustainability of the destinations we visit.
      • All our guides carry a current Level 2 First Aid certificate. Please report any accident or illness to your tour guide. We recommend anyone with an existing medical condition to carry their medication with them on tour and to notify their tour guide at the beginning of the tour.

      FAQs

      Is this tour family friendly?

      Yes, this tour can cater for children of all ages.

      How much luggage can I bring on tour?

      We allow only small day packs on board. We have no storage facilities for large backpacks, suitcases or other items.

      What time does the tour start?

      7:35am at the Immigration Museum – 400 Flinders St Cnr Market St Melbourne. Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to your nominated pickup location, so as not to delay or miss your tour.

      There are other pick up locations on request. Please see your tour details after confirmation.

      What time does the tour end?

      We aim to be back in Melbourne city centre at approx 8:30pm.

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