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Great Ocean Road and Otway Discovery 2 Day Tour

Melbourne, Victoria

Avoid the crowds as you explore and experience all the major attractions of the Great Ocean Road plus many more that most tours will miss in this relaxed and adventurous 2 day tour. Watch the sun set behind the 12 Apostles; stand amongst the two tallest tree species in the world; explore the inside of an extinct volcano; track down native Australian wildlife such as Koalas, Kangaroo, Emu and the elusive Echidna; walk a section of the Great Ocean Walk; learn to throw a boomerang; stay in a brewery; experience the lifestyle of the Surf Coast and its famous beaches and we’re only just scratching the surface of what this tour really offers.

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Melbourne, Victoria
Hiking and Walks, Multi-day & Extended Tours
A$340
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Itinerary

Day 1: Melbourne to Port Campbell (D)

Stop At: Winchelsea, Winchelsea, Victoria
This is our morning tea stop after leaving the city.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Warrnambool, Warrnambool, Victoria
We start this tour with a drive through the ancient lava fields of western Victoria on our way to the country seaside town of Warrnambool.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, 105 Lake View Rd, Tower Hill, Victoria 3283 Australia
We take a detour to Tower Hill to explore Australia’s most recently extinct volcano bursting with wildlife. Take a guided walk with Worn Gundidj learning about the traditional lifestyle of Australia’s indigenous people, bush tucker, medicine and the skills or the boomerang.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bay of Islands, Peterborough on Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool, Victoria 3268 Australia
Drive the Great Ocean Road “backwards”, starting with the Shipwreck Coast and its icons such as the Bay of Islands.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge, west of Port Campbell on Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
The Grotto and London Bridge with time to explore the village of Port Campbell.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
Try some locally made beers from Sow & Piglets Brewery with dinner before finishing off the day at the 12 Apostles for sunset.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 1 Nights’ Accommodation at Port Campbell Hostel – shared bathroom facilities

Day 2: Great Ocean Road to Melbourne (B)

Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Victoria 3269 Australia
The second day starts off with a climb down the stairs onto the beach at Loch Ard Gorge well before the crowds begin for a unique take on this ever popular attraction.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Gibsons Steps, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
It’s then off for a stroll along a section of the Great Ocean Walk and down to the beach level at the Apostles at Gibson Steps before retreating into the Otway rainforest.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Redwoods Otways, Binns Rd, Beech Forest VIC 3237, Australia
Hidden in a place most don’t venture, the Redwoods of the Otways will simply amaze. The tallest and second tallest species of trees in the world, side by side.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria
It’s then back on the road to continue the breathtaking coastal drive with quality stops in the townships of Apollo Bay our lunch for the day to soak in the Aussie beach town lifestyle.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lorne, Lorne, Victoria
We search for koalas in the wild along this stretch of the Great Ocean Road.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, 1200 Great Ocean Rd, Bellbrae VIC 3228, Australia
Check out the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice-Creamery for some delicious treats and one of the most popular surf beaches in Australia before the trip back to Melbourne around 7:30pm.
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Location

Melbourne, Victoria

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Melbourne, Victoria
Hiking and Walks, Multi-day & Extended Tours
A$340
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