2 Day Great Ocean Road Tour from Melbourne

See more of the Great Ocean Road and spend two full days touring one of the world's most scenic coastal roads. Traveling in a comfortable 11 seater mini bus, there will be plenty of stops made along the Great Ocean Road and you will get the opportunity to spot kangaroos and koalas in the wild, see multiple waterfalls and take in the amazing scenery, with enough time allowed to enjoy all fo the highlights along the way. PLEASE NOTE: Roundtrip transport from Melbourne, the local guide, all national park fees are included. Overnight accommoation is at an additional cost.

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • National park fees
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Dorm bed in a shared room at Apollo Bay. (options to upgrade to private room or welcome to book your own accommodation)
    • Entry/Admission - Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Overnight accommodation. See accommodation options below. The local operator will book this for you.
    • We stay at Apollo Bay Echo YHA.(we do use other providers if this is fully booked) Free dorm bed in a shared room is included You are welcome to upgrade to the following at a extra cost of $77 per room. Private Double room (sleeps 2) Private Twin room (sleeps 2) Private Family room (sleeps 4, double bed and 1 set of bunk beds) This would be suitable for triple share. You are also welcome to source and book alternative accommodation in Apollo Bay village. (own cost) All rooms have shared bathrooms, toilet and kitchen and lounge area. Must bring own bath towel If fully booked we make use of other backpackers in Apollo Bay. Please let us know your accommodation choice when you make the booking.

  • Day 1: Melbourne - 1st Stage Great ocean road (Surf Coast)

    Stop At: Point Danger Lookout, The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria Australia
    The start of the Great ocean road
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Bells Beach, 86 km (53 mi) SW of Melbourne; 25 km (16 mi) S of Geelong; 5 km (3 mi) SW of Torquay, Torquay, Victoria 3228 Australia
    Ocean lookout,

    look for kangaroos
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, 1200 Great Ocean Rd, Bellbrae VIC 3228, Australia
    Sample some of the local chocolates
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Loveridge Lookout, Anglesea VIC 3230, Australia
    Ocean lookout looking over the beach
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Split Point Lighthouse Tours, 13 Federal St, Aireys Inlet VIC 3231, Australia
    Take a closer look at the lighthouse and enjoy some great ocean views
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Aireys Inlet Skate Park, Main St Opposite the Bottom Shops, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
    Quick bathroom stop
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial Arch at Eastern View, 689/721 Great Ocean Rd, Eastern View VIC 3231, Australia
    See the memorial arch

    Read about the soldiers and building of the road

    Take a walk on Fair haven beach
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Erskine Falls Access Rd, Lorne VIC 3232, Australia
    Take the step down to the Erskine waterfalls.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Lorne Beach, Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, Victoria 3232 Australia
    Lunch time, enjoy the beach and the local shops
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sheoak Falls, Great Ocean Rd, Lorne, Victoria 3232 Australia
    Take the amazing walk to the Sheoaks waterfalls
    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Defiance Lookout, Great Ocean Road, Separation Creek, Wye River, Victoria 3234 Australia
    Enjoy the view along the winding great ocean road.
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Lone Sailors Grave, Separation Creek VIC 3234, Australia
    Visit the grave of a sailor.

    Take a walk on the rocks.

    See if you can spot the remains of the ship wreck
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kennett River Holiday Park, 1-13 Great Ocean Rd, Kennett River VIC 3234, Australia
    Time to look for koalas and parrots in the trees
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mariners Lookout Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233 Australia
    The best lookout along the Great ocean road
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Apollo Bay Eco YHA, 5 Pascoe St, Apollo Bay VIC 3233, Australia
    The end of day one.

    Time to explore the village.

    Take a walk or swim at the beach.

    Spend the night at Apollo Bay.
    Duration: 15 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: • Apollo Bay YHA
    • Free dorm bed in a shared room
    • Upgrade to private room $88
    • Welcome to source own accommodation

    Day 2: Apollo Bay- 2nd and 3rd Stage Great ocean road (Green Coast and Shipwreck Coast) - Melbourne

    Stop At: Mait's Rest, 17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria Australia
    A early walk through the rain forest
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Castle Cove, Great Ocean rd, Glenaire, Victoria Australia
    Enjoy the stunning view over the ocean
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Yatzies, 5225 Colac-Lavers Hill Rd, Lavers Hill VIC 3238, Australia
    Morning tea and bathroom stop.

    Enjoy the gardens and the parrots
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Gibsons Steps, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
    Take the steps down onto the beach to view the first 2 rock formations
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Rd & Booringa Rd, Princetown VIC 3269, Australia
    It is now time to take a walk along the board walk to view the 12 apostles.

    Helicopter flights over thew apostles are available at an extra cost.
    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria Australia
    Enjoy 2 lookouts plus take the step down into the gorge.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Port Campbell precinct and foreshore, Port Campbell foreshore, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
    Lunch time

    explore the village, enjoy the beach
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Arch, Great Ocean Rd, Port Campbell VIC 3269, Australia
    Another great lookout
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: London Bridge Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Rd, Peterborough VIC 3270, Australia
    Visit the famous London Bridge.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Grotto, Great Ocean Rd.,, Port Campbell, Victoria Australia
    Take the steps down into the Grotto
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Peterborough Beach, 7 Irvine St, Peterborough VIC 3270, Australia
    See where the Curdies river meets the ocean.

    This is also the last bathroom stop on the Great ocean road
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bay of Martyrs, Great Ocean Road, Peterborough, Victoria Australia
    Another great view
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bay of Islands, Peterborough on Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool, Victoria 3268 Australia
    Last lookout along the Great ocean road
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Timboon Fine Ice Cream, 1A Barrett St, Timboon VIC 3268, Australia
    Travel through the dairy town of Timboon

    Pass By: Colac Visitor Information Centre, Corner Queen & Murray Street, Colac, Victoria 3250 Australia
    Travel through the town of Colac

    Stop At: Cafe La Hoot, 1 Willis St, Winchelsea VIC 3241, Australia
    Time for a bathroom break and leg strech
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Southern Cross Station, Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia
    Make into Melbourne

    Enjoy the rest of your stay in Melbourne Victoria Australia
    Duration: 10 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please wait on front of St Paul's steps
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • A maximum of 11 people per booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (warm jacket, rain jacket, comfortable walking shoes)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • All passenger to wear seat belt while traveling
    • All ages are welcome
    • If you are a solo traveller (1 person) contact us for availability.
    • Variety of walks
    • Longest walk 40 minutes
    • Some walks have steps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • plenty of easy lookouts
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Around And About is following all recommendation and local laws regarding the Covid-19 situation.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-8771P1

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