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Great Ocean Road Wildlife & Sunset Tour

from MELBOURNE

Enjoy a day out on the Great Ocean Road with a local; where wildlife viewing, delicious food, and awe-inspiring sights await – including the 12 Apostles at Sunset!

Experience the best of the Great Ocean Road, with our small-group, comfort guaranteed luxury bus tour from Melbourne. We will journey along the Great Ocean Road, where spectacular scenery, glistening vistas, and even wildlife viewing awaits us. Explore the charming coastal town of Lorne for lunch and Port Campbell for Dinner – where some wine sampling awaits.
The tour culminates at the iconic Shipwreck coast; where Loch ard Gorge sparkles in its iconic history and the Twelve Apostles await us in their awe-inspiring way, as the sun slowly sets over these iconic rock formations and windswept cliffs.

The ease of a MELBOURNE pickup

Famed Twelve Apostles  viewing at Sunset

Iconic Views of Loch Ard Gorge and the amazing story to go with it

Scenic Drive along the  Great Ocean Road with plenty of photo ops along the way 

Time in some of Western Victoria’s most idyllic Coastal Towns with time to explore, get your feet wet, and get lunch

Spot native wildlife in their natural habitat, as we drive the back roads, and explore this scenic nature-paradise. 

The opportunity to enjoy a delicious dinner with your fellow travellers in Port Campbell

Visit to the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie 

Journey on our Luxury Midi-Bus, escorted the whole way by our fun and friendly local guide 

Donation on your behalf to Greening Australia – as part of our Tours for Trees initiative!

Included

  • Pickup from Melbourne
  • All Transfers and Transport in air-conditioned comfort
  • Local, experienced, and informative Tour Guide
  • Famed 12 Apostle Viewing at Sunset – the most magical t
  • Iconic views of Loch Ard Gorge 
  • Scenic Drive along the Great Ocean Road
  • Time in some of Victoria’s boutique beach-side towns. 
  • Spot Native Wildlife in their Natural Habitat in the Otway National Park
  • All Taxes and Gratuities

Upgraded Extras

  • $55pp Comfort Upgrade – Guaranteed Double Seat

Not-Included

  • Meals & Drinks other than what is stated
  • Gratuities and Extras

Tour Cost
Adult (17+) $185pp
Child (2-16) $150pp

Departure Time & Pickup Location
Please ensure you are at your Pickup Location at least 10 minutes prior to your departure time.
SUMMER SEASON (Nov – Mar)
11.00am – Melbourne: Melbourne Arts Centre, 100R St Kilda Road, Melbourne

WINTER SEASON (Apr – Oct)
10.00am – Melbourne: Melbourne Arts Centre, 100R St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Tour Duration
12 Hours approx.
This is a full-day tour. We wont be returning until late, after Dinner. 

Number of Passengers on Board
We like to keep our groups at an easy to manageable size – for both your enjoyment…and ours too. You can expect between 6-15 people on board our luxury midi bus.

What to Bring

  • Something Warm – even during the Summer it DOES GET COLD  If it is due to rain, we suggest an umbrella/rain jacket as well. 
  • Bathers and Towel (optional) – there will be a chance to swim at a few of the scenic beaches along the way. Please ensure you bring bathers, towel and a change of clothes.
  • Chargers

Cancellation & Refunds
If we must cancel a tour ( ie. covid restrictions, lack of numbers) then you will be provided with the option for a:

  • Full Refund
  • Full Tour Credit
  • Transfer of Tour Date

If you cancel a tour, the following conditions apply:

  • 24+ Hours- Full Refund Provided
  • Within 24 Hours- No Refund/Credit Provided

We reserve the right to make any necessary changes either before or on the day to the itinerary that we deem necessary to ensure both passenger safety & enjoyment, and to ensure the tour is able to proceed. This includes, but not limited to, changes required to be made due to situations out of our control and changes that need to be made due to closure or unavailability of venues.

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” A day out on the Great Ocean Road you won’t soon forget”

Embark on a breathtaking journey departing from Melbourne that promises a day filled with awe-inspiring landscapes, sweet indulgence, and iconic landmarks along the Great Ocean Road.

Our adventure begins as we depart from Melbourne, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable ride for a small group of fellow travelers.

Our first stop takes us to the renowned Great Ocean Road Chocolate Factory. Immerse yourself in the tantalizing world of artisan chocolates, witnessing the creation process and delighting your taste buds with a variety of sweet treats.

Next, visit the iconic Memorial Archway, a significant landmark that pays tribute to the soldiers who worked on the construction of the Great Ocean Road during World War I. Capture the moment with photos and reflect on the historical significance of this site.

We make our way to the charming coastal town of Lorne, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore, shop, and savor a leisurely lunch at one of the local eateries. Take in the seaside atmosphere and relax before the next leg of our journey.

Prepare to be mesmerized by the rugged beauty of Loch Ard Gorge. Marvel at the towering cliffs and hear the captivating tale of the shipwreck that gave this location its name. Take your time to explore the natural wonders and soak in the coastal ambiance.

As the day draws to a close, we head to the highlight of our tour – the world-famous Twelve Apostles. Arrive just in time for a breathtaking sunset, casting a golden glow over the limestone stacks rising majestically from the Southern Ocean. It’s a sight that will leave you in awe and provide the perfect ending to our Great Ocean Road adventure.

PRIVATE GROUP TOURS

Get your group together, and let us treat you to a day out!
You Choose the Date || You Choose Your Pickup Location || Just you (and your friends) on board!
Minimum Group Number = 8 Travellers

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Tour FAQ

Melbourne – Arts Centre
-At the Melbourne Arts Centre
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PRIVATE TOURS
For Private Tours, we allow you to choose one pickup location for your group to be picked up and dropped off from.

We pickup from
-Melbourne Metro
-Mornington Peninsula
-South East Suburbs
-West & Central Gippsland

For our Melbourne Pickup, we do not offer Hotel Pickups, as we have found providing for this adds another 2+ hours to the day for you and for us.
However, at the end of the night, if we are able to do so, and if your hotel is within the Melbourne CBD, we may be able to drop you off here.

This is a late return tour, as we don’t depart Port Campbell until after sunset.
We will arriving back to Melbourne between 10pm and midnight – depending on the time of year,

Yes – of course.
Whether you are a single traveller, a couple, or a small group, we guarantee you are going to enjoy yourself on our Great Ocean Road Tour.

No we do not.
However, we assist you by pointing out some great lunch spots, and also allowing you the option to book through us for dinner – so that you can enjoy your sitting with your fellow travellers. 
Yes of course – we can cater for all common allergies & dietary requests.
All we ask is that you let us know of these upon booking or PRIOR TO THE DAY OF TOUR so we can ensure we have time to prepare.

During the summer – sure thing!
Depending on the time of year, you will have close to two hours at Cowes to explore, and most certainly take a swim in the beautiful clear waters.

If you ARE planning to swim, please ensure you bring bather, a change of clothes, and a towel.
You will need to be dry and de-sanded prior to getting back on board.

There are changing facilities and showers near the beach. 

This tour runs rain, hail or shine.
We suggest you check the weather prior to your day of travel, just so you can ensure you have packed appropriately.
Remember – Melbourne is notorious for having 4 seasons in one day. 

PUBLIC TOUR
Payment is due at the time of booking in order to confirm your booking.

PRIVATE TOUR
We require a $200 deposit to secure your booking – full payment is then due 2 weeks prior to your departure.

If we, for some reason, can’t travel on the day then we will offer you a choice of the following…

  • Full Refund
  • Full Tour Credit
  • Transfer of Tour Date

If a you cancel a tour, the following conditions apply:

  • 24+ Hours – Full Refund Provided
  • Within 24 hours of Departure – No refund.

Group Bookings have a different cancellation policy

NO!
We don’t like to include any hidden fees or hidden additional charges on the day.
The price you see here is all that you need to pay.

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