Great Ocean Road & Phillip Island Overnight Tour

Experience two of Victoria's most popular destinations on this overnight tour.

The Great Ocean Road will inspire you with its spectacular coastal scenery, cliff-side panoramas and famous landmarks. Be amazed by the iconic limestone formations including the stunning 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and Gibsons Steps. Immerse yourself in the lush rainforest at Maits Rest before taking time to spot wild koalas in the trees.

Stay overnight on the Bellarine Peninsula before boarding the ferry across Port Phillip Bay to the Mornington Peninsula. The second day of our journey is a wildlife immersion. Experience a guided tour of the award-winning Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park to learn about a range of Aussie animals, including kangaroos, koalas and more.

Finally, experience the spectacle of hundreds of little blue penguins emerging from the waves and journeying across the beach before you up to their homes in the sand dunes.

per adult from

$318

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry fees to Moonlit Sanctuary & the Penguin Parade
    • Friendly & informative tour guide
    • Pickup from selected hotels
    • One nights accommodation as booked
    • Entry/Admission - Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    • Entry/Admission - The Nobbies Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Meals unless otherwise stated

  • Day 1: Great Ocean Road & 12 Apostles

    Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
    Be amazed by these iconic limestone formations where you’ll have time to wander the boardwalks and take in the views from numerous spectacular vantage points.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria Australia
    Climb down into this magnificent gorge and hear the tragic story of the shipwrecked Loch Ard where 52 lives were lost and only two survived.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Cape Otway, Cape Otway, Great Otway National Park, Victoria
    Wander through the giant tree ferns and towering mountain ash trees at Mait's Rest and stop to look for wild koalas in the trees at Kennett River.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Victoria
    Drive along Victoria's scenic Great Ocean Road, winding along the cliff sides and shorelines of Victoria’s Surf Coast as we make our way to your overnight accommodation on the Bellarine Peninsula.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation is at the award winning Beacon Resort on the Bellarine peninsula.

    Day 2: Phillip Island Wildlife

    Stop At: Mornington Peninsula, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
    After breakfast, board the ferry for an hour-long journey across Port Phillip Bay to the Mornington Peninsula. Look out for seals & dolphins which are frequently spotted during the ferry trip. Pass by iconic bathing boxes and spectacular views across the bay on your way to Moonlit Sanctuary.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, 550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale, Victoria 3912 Australia
    Experience a guided tour of the multi-award-winning Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where you’ll learn about an extensive array of Australia’s native fauna. Meet the cuddly koalas & friendly kangaroos and wallabies, as well as many other iconic Aussie animals.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Nobbies Centre, 1320 Ventnor Rd, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
    Meander along the scenic boardwalks at the Nobbies center for to panoramic views across the island and Seal rocks. Perhaps catch a glimpse of some local fur seals, or even see some little blue penguin burrows under the boardwalk.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade, 1019 Ventnor Rd Summerlannds Estate, Summerlands, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922 Australia
    Arrive at Summerland beach as the sun sets to experience the spectacle of hundreds of little blue penguins emerging from the oceans & crossing the sand before continuing their journey through the sand dunes to their burrows.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is only available from the list of hotels provided upon checkout.Your pickup will be between 7am-8am depending on which hotel you selected. Your exact meeting time will be provided after a booking is placed.This tour returns to Melbourne at approximately 9pm-midnight on day two depending on the season.
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Please limit luggage to a small backpack or bag weighing no more than 11lbs ( 5 kg)
    • Kindly note that absolutely NO photography is permitted at the Penguin Parade in the interests of animal welfare
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children of all ages are welcome on tour. To book a child simply add an additional 'adult' ticket to your booking. For example, if you wish to book 2 adults and 1 child, select 3 'adult' tickets. If you are travelling with children under 16 years, you must book a 'private' room and contact the supplier to provide the age of your child.
    • Portable cots can be provided on request for infants but must be arranged prior to the date of departure directly with the tour operator. Parents must provide bedding (i.e. blankets, sheets).
    • Due to the physical nature of this tour, we recommend a minimum age of 12 years but do enforce an age restriction.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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 24 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • The safety & well-being of our guests and team members is Go West Tours’ highest priority. We continue to monitor all updates from the Australian & Victorian governments and will continue to update & evolve our responses & protocols in line with best practice.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Go West Tours

Activity ID: V-3181P12

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