Tour Code: AT-12C

Operates: Mon, Tue (operates Nov-April), Thu, Sat

Departs:  Melbourne 7:00am (approx)

Returns:  Melbourne 6:00pm (approx)

Vehicle: Rosa / Coaster

Max Passengers: 24

Duration: 2 Day / 1 Night

Terms & Conditions

  • Meals as indicated
  • Morning tea & biscuits
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • 1 Night Accommodation
  • Experienced Driver/Guide
  • Informative Commentary
  • Inner city pickup/drop off service

2 DAY TOUR – MELBOURNE TO MELBOURNE

GREAT OCEAN ROAD & GRAMPIANS ESCAPE

Spend an amazing 2 days travelling along the Great Ocean Road and through the Grampians National park on Route to Adelaide. Visit some stunning places including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Mackenzie Falls, Halls Gap and some other magnificent sights throughout the region.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • WORLD FAMOUS GREAT OCEAN ROAD

  • 12 APOSTLES & LOCH ARD GORGE

  • EXPERIENCE ABORIGINAL CULTURE

  • ABUNDANCE OF NATIVE WILDLIFE

  • BEAUTIFUL SURF BEACHES

  • RAINFOREST & NATIONAL PARKS

  • LOOKOUTS & WATERFALLS

  • GRAMPIANS NATIONAL PARK

Melbourne

After being picked-up from the City or St kilda, learn a bit of information and history about this cosmopolitan city, before beginning our journey to the Great Ocean Road

Apollo Bay

Enjoy a delicious lunch (included) in Apollo Bay where you will have some time to check out this beautiful beach and perhaps even hop in the water… If you are so inclined.

12 Apostles

 The postcard shot of the Great Ocean Road. View these spectacular Limestone Pillars. Even take this opportunity to grab a helicopter ride for a different view.

Aussie Wildlife

See Koalas in their natural habitat at the town of Kennett River. Also catch some friendly lorikeets along with some other wildlife.

Grampians National Park

See the beauty of nature at the Grampians National Park.

Jaws of Death

Hike to the remarkable Jaws of Death lookout for magnificent views and scenery before finishing the day and making your way back to Melbourne.

Mackenzie Falls

Take a break and relax at the bottom of the majestic Mackenzie Falls.

Reeds Lookout

 Enjoy beautiful views of nature and this wonderful lookout. A great place for photos. 

Great Ocean Road & Grampians Escape Tour (Melb to Melb)

DAY 1
Our journey begins on the beautiful Great Ocean Road, enjoying the stunning scenery of this famous coastline. We stop in Kennett River to search for koalas in the wild, then beautiful seaside village of Apollo Bay. Enjoy a relaxing walk through an ancient rainforest, admiring some of the world’s tallest trees in the Otway National Park. Next stop is the awe-inspiring Twelve Apostles, perfect photo opportunity and (optional add-on) scenic helicopter flight over the giant limestone stacks. Followed by a visit to the pristine beach of Loch Ard Gorge, where you will learn the tragic tales of this shipwreck coast. Heading inland to stay overnight in the Grampians National Park, Halls Gap. (L)

DAY 2
Wake up to see the amazing views and kangaroos! Grampians National Park, one of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations is an area rich in Aboriginal culture set in a beautiful and rugged ancient landscape. Embark on a walk in the National Park and take in some of the breathtaking views at Boroka and Reed’s Lookout. Before making our way to Mackenzie Falls (or Silverband Falls) where we hike to view these stunning falls. After an amazing 2 days exploring the rugged coastline and mountain ranges, we make our way back to Melbourne early in the evening. (B)

Meal Key: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

*Itinerary is subject to change

 

a) Dormitory Hostel Shared Bathroom Facilities – $340 p.p

b) Double/Twin Hostel Shared Bathroom Facilities $400 p.p

c) Sole Use Room Hostel Shared Bathroom Facilities – $460 p.p

c) Private Double/Twin Motel Ensuite Bathroom – $455 p.p

d) Private Sole Use Room Motel w/t Ensuite Bathroom – $570 p.p.

  • Add Eureka Skydeck & Edge Exp. (ET) + $27
  • Add Helicopter Flight over the 12 Apostles (FLY) + $145 
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Hat
  • Warm clothing
  • Swimmers (summer months)
  • Camera
  • Money for for meals
  • Towel
  • Toiletries

Most popular pickup locations:

Adina Apartment Hotel – 189 QUEEN ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:28am

Atlantis Hotel, 300 SPENCER ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:31am

Base Backpackers, 17 CARLISLE ST, ST KILDA @ 07:10am

Claremont Hotel, 189 TOORAK RD, SOUTH YARRA @ 06:50am

Coffee Palace (Nomads),  Grey/jackson St St. Kilda @ 07:20am

Cosmopolitan Hotel, 2-8 CARLISLE ST, ST KILDA @ 07:11am

Crossley Hotel, 51 LT BOURKE ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:20am

Discovery Melbourne, 167 FRANKLIN ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:06am

Grand Hyatt Hotel, 123 COLLINS ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:15am

Hilton South Wharf, 2 CONVENTION CENTRE PL @ 07:45am

Holiday Inn, 575 FLINDERS LANE, NEAR SPENCER ST @ 07:36am

Ibis on Lt Bourke, 600 LITTLE BOURKE ST @ 07:30am

Ibis on Therry, 15 THERRY STREET, MELBOURNE @ 07:00am

Immigration Museum, CNR FLINDERS/MARKET ST @ 07:45am

Mantra on Russell, 222 RUSSELL ST @ 07:19am

Marriott Hotel, CNR LONSDALE and EXHIBITION ST. @ 07:20am

Mercure Welcome, 265 LT. BOURKE STREET @ 07:21am

Oaks on Collins, 480 COLLINS ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:30am

Pegasus Apart’ Hotel, 206 A’BECKETT ST. @ 07:10am

Peppers Docklands – 679 LATROBE ST DOCKLANDS @ 06:50am

Radisson Hotel, 380 WILLIAM ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:07am

Regent Theatre, 191 COLLINS ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:24am

Rydges Carlton, 701 SWANSTON ST, CARLTON @ 06:52am

Rydges Melbourne, 186 EXHIBITION ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:19am

Somerset on Elizabeth, 250 ELIZABETH ST @ 07:26am

Space Hotel, 380 RUSSELL ST, MELBOURNE @ 06:58am

Travelodge Docklands, 66 AURORA LANE, DOCKLANDS @ 06:45am

Travelodge Southbank, 9 RIVERSIDE QUAY, SOUTHBANK @ 07:40am

Tune Hotel, 609 SWANSTON ST @ 06:50am

Urban Central, 334 CITY RD, SOUTHBANK @ 07:30am

Vibe Savoy, 630 LITTLE COLLINS ST (stand on corner) @ 07:30am

Windsor Hotel, 111 SPRING ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:17am

YHA Melbourne Central, 562 FLINDERS ST, MELBOURNE @ 07:35am

YHA Melbourne Metro, 78 HOWARD ST, NORTH MELB @ 06:50am

** Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to you nominated pickup time so as not to delay or miss your tour.