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Great Ocean Road Tour Experience

Enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives! Leaving Melbourne, we travel along the surf coast highway stopping to enjoy some of Australia’s most beautiful southern beaches and the famous Twelve Apostles.
Great Ocean Road, Australia
Duration
Duration
12 hours
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
7.35 am
Max Group Size
Max Group Size
27
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Included
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
All ages
Languages
Languages
10

What's Included

  • Select inner city pick-up and drop-off points
  • National Park entry fees
  • Experienced driver-guid
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach
  • Audio translation available ini 10 languages (on request)

What's Excluded

  • meals

What to Expect

  • Travel to Apollo Bay where you can purchase lunch, with time to cool off by the magnificent Southern Ocean.
  • Then stretch those legs whilst exploring an ancient rainforest, and admire some of the world’s tallest trees in the Otway National Park.
  • Travel through rolling hills toward Port Campbell National Park and the breathtaking 12 Apostles.
  • Learn about the tragic tales of the shipwreck coast and view remarkable rock formations at Loch Ard Gorge.
  • Visit the quaint fishing village of Port Campbell.
  • Reflect on an action packed day full of nature walks, wildlife, surf beaches, incredible rock formations and spectacular coastal views whilst returning towards Melbourne.
  • Stop in the township of Colac for dinner (own expense).

 

Memorial Arch (Eastern View)

Listed as a National Heritage, this is the gateway to the Great Ocean Road. Take some pictures at the historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch.

 

Apollo Bay

Pass through the popular seaside resort town of Apollo Bay, with it's rich rainforests filled with lush vegetation and exotic wildlife. Stop here for lunch (own expense).
 

Cape Otway National Park

Take a guided bushwalk through this rare, ancient, cool-climate rainforest. You’ll feel dwarfed as you stroll past some of the tallest trees in the world!

 

12 Apostles 

View the beautiful limestone stacks that form the mighty Twelve Apostles.

 

Loch Ard Gorge 

Find yourself surrounded by towering limestone cliffs as you take a walk along the beach, check out the Archway, Razorback and Dumpling Pots. Hear the history, romance and heartbreak as our guide tells tale of Australia’s most famous shipwreck ... the Loch Ard Gorge!
 


    Please note

    Operates: Daily
    Duration: 12 hours
    Departs: Melbourne 7:35 am (approx.)
    Returns: Melbourne 8:30 pm (approx.)

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • 1L refillable water bottle
    • sunscreen
    • hat
    • sunglasses
    • comfortable shoes that are non-slip and good for walking
    • all-weather clothing and warm jumper or windproof jacket for the evening
    • small day pack 5-7kg
    • money for snack and meals
    • camera
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    Yes. Child fare prices apply from 0 to 12 years old. Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at the time of booking. Please note vehicles do not have the storage to accommodate prams or strollers, these must be left at your hotel or accommodation.

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    Terms & Conditions:

    • Although every effort is made, the supplier shall not be liable for any illness, injury, damages, loss, delay or failure to join the tour that may occur due to factors beyond our control. We highly recommend all passenger have travel insurance coverage.
    • The supplier retains the right to alter routes, itineraries, bus types and configurations, fares adjustments, days of operation or even cancel tours if unforeseen circumstances occur. Other accredited tour operators may be used on some tours.
    • Child fare prices apply from 0 to 12 years old. Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at the time of booking. Please note our vehicles do not have the storage to accommodate prams or strollers, these must be left at your hotel or accommodation.
    • The customer shall comply with all Government (Federal, State and Territory) COVID entry restrictions and vaccination guidelines or testing requirements for entry into Australia and/or at the time of travel for tour and transport services. Where the customer is not vaccinated and/or tested prior to departure, the customer will forfeit any and all monies paid and GLT holds the right to refuse boarding. Where the customer cancels due to travel restrictions other than vaccination or testing requirements, the operator shall have the discretion to
      • (a) offer a refund or credit voucher (to be used at a later time); or
      • (b) to forfeit any and all monies paid by the customer.
      • For the purposes of (a), the operator reserves the right to withhold such a reasonable sum to cover administrative expenses and other losses, dependent on when notice of cancellation is given by the customer.

    Cancellation Policy:

    In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

    (a) Flexible Date Changes – unlimited supply of free date changes available up until 7-days prior to departure; or

    (b) 2 to 7-days prior to departure:

    • we will hold 100% of the deposit paid by you as a credit voucher, valid for redemption within 3-years from the date of purchase
    • any credit voucher resulting from cancellation may be applied towards any other tour operated by GLT within Australia; or

    (c) 8-days or more prior to departure,

    • we will refund the balance paid by you in connection to your booking less any unrecoverable costs; or

    (d) failure to board on tour or cancelled within 2-days/48-hrs will result in full fare forfeiture of the ticket price and not eligible for a refund; or

    (e) cancellation prior to departure due to you having COVID-19/ “flu-like symptoms”, supported by a medical certificate, we will refund 100% of monies paid by you either directly or via your booking agent.


    Pickup Locations

    • Adina Apartment Hotel - 189 Queen St Melbourne
    • Athenaeum Theatre - 188 Collins St Melbourne
    • Bunnings Waurn Ponds - 237 Colac Road Outside the front door
    • Crown Promenade - 8 Whiteman St Queensbridge St Southbank
    • Holiday Inn - 575 Flinders Lane Melbourne
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