Victoria’s landscapes can be fully explored in a 3-day tour of the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians. Check out popular spots like Apollo Bay, Lorne, and the Twelve Apostles along the Great Ocean Road. Then head north to the Grampians, where you can relax and learn about Aboriginal culture at the same time. You’ll be taken care of from start to finish, from transportation to lodging to tour guide services to any and all fees and meals (except lunch).
- Travel along the famous Great Ocean Road
- See the towering Cape Otway Lighthouse
- Take photos of the natural formations of the Twelve Apostles
- Visit the stunning Grampians
- Discover Shipwreck Coast
Travel with us on the stunning Great Ocean Road tour from Melbourne to Adelaide, complete with the Port Cambell and Grampians National Park.
Day 1: Melbourne – Great Ocean Road
Begin your Great Ocean Road tour today as we depart Melbourne along the Victorian coast.
We’ll visit the surf city of Torquay, home of rip Curl, and the coastal towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay.
Enjoy a stop at the historic Cape Otway Lighthouse before spotting koalas in Kennet.
Next, we’ll take a rainforest walk and see the historic Shipwreck Coast.
Make sure your camera batteries are charged for photos of the stunning 12 Apostles, Gibson Steps, Loch Ard Gorge, and the collapsed London Bridge.
We’ll spend the night at a local camp.
Day 2: Great Ocean Road – Grampians
Starting today we’ll explore the Bay of Martyrs and Bay of Islands.
Next, we’ll visit Warrnambool and Tower Hill, an amazing dormant volcano and wildlife haven.
Finally, we’ll enter the Gariwerd, Grampians National Park where we’ll learn about Aboriginal heritage at Brambuk Cultural Centre.
We’ll camp at the foothills of the Grampians and enjoy an evening campfire (weather permitting).
Day 3: Grampians National Park – MelbourneWake up with kangaroos at our breathtaking wilderness retreat.
Explore the Grampians on a scenic nature walk such as Wonderland, Venus baths or the Balconies. Then, cool off from your hike at the majestic Mackenzie Falls.
Take some time for native bird and wildlife spotting.
Lastly, we’ll see Reed’s Lookout before arriving at Melbourne.
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Last Updated on April 9, 2022 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com