The Great Ocean Road is one of the world's great drives, a dramatic, powerful, dangerous and majestic coastline, also know as the Ship Wreck Coast.
Your day on the Great Ocean Road extends from Geelong through Torquay, Lorne and Apollo Bay. After your lunch stop you continue on through the Otway National Park, to the rugged beauty of the Twelve Apostle National Park and the Twelve Apostles themselves, is there really twelve? We take you right at ground level to the Twelve Apostles at Gibson Steps. Then it's to Loch Ard Gorge and Port Campbell. Shaped by the wild Southern Ocean this coastline will not fail to impress. Got your camera?
Views of Melbourne and Port Phillip Bay from West Gate Bridge
Spectacular coastal views along the Great Ocean Road's surf coast
Enjoy an Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons, vegemite and crackers - old fashioned hospitality in delightful surrounds...what a treat!
Surf beach resort of Lorne
Precipitous coastal cliffs, long sandy beaches and rolling surf
River inlets and fern gullies
Stop at picturesque for a delicious two course lunch at Apollo Bay Hotel
Otway National Park - fern gullies and eucalypts make up this beautiful Australian rainforest
Port Campbell National Park’s rugged coastline "The Shipwreck Coast" with many stops including...
Gibson’s Steps - gain a unique perspective of the stunning Twelve Apostles from the waters edge
Huge stone monoliths of the Twelve Apostles from the boardwalk lookout
Perhaps take a breathtaking helicopter flight over the Shipwreck Coast (own expense)
The Island Arch and Razorback - grand architecture carved by surf
Loch Ard Gorge site of the tragic shipwreck of the “Loch Ard”
Port Campbell - holiday resort and fishing village
This powerful coastline provides scope for stunning photography
See the spectacular evening lights of Melbourne from the West Gate Bridge
Included is national park fees, aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons and vegemite crackers, two course premium lunch and free Wi-Fi on coach!
Please Note: Great Ocean Road GPS Foreign Language Commentary is currently available in Japanese and Mandarin or we have a guide available in Spanish or Italian. Fare Includes: National park fees, Aussie style Bush Billy tea and on-coach video.Bridge.
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
Tour departs Melbourne - Federation Square then goes to Apollo Bay, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell National Park.
Full Day Tour
Child prices are applicable for children aged between 4-14 years. Adult fares apply to persons 15 years and over. Children 3 years and under are free if not occupying a seat (ie. must sit on parent's/carer's lap). If a seat is required, child fare applies.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
Please bring a windbreaker and walking shoes.
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