Melbourne City Tour + Great Ocean Road Tour - 1 Day

Melbourne City Tour + Great Ocean Road Tour

Travel with us on one of the best day trips from Melbourne aboard the Great Ocean Road tour combined with a fantastic Melbourne city tour. Learn the stories behind the facades, drive the iconic Great Ocean Road, enjoy an exclusive visit to see wildlife in their natural habitat.

Melbourne City Tour + Great Ocean Road Tour

Highlights

  • Package your City Tour and Great Ocean Road tours in one booking and Save!
  • The tour of the city will allow our guests to enjoy the attractions of Marvellous Melbourne in a relaxed and entertaining way.
  • More time to enjoy the views of one of the most spectacular coastal drives in the world
  • Enjoy a walk in the forest and listen to the birds and the wind, have a coffee or a walk on the beach
  • EXCLUSIVE access to Great Ocean Ecolodge to see koalas and kangaroos and support the conservation programs run here
  • Small group means less time waiting for others and asking questions to your guide

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Melbourne is a city of contrasts, with world-famous sporting arenas and beautiful historic gardens to explore. Welcome. When you’re on a private city tour in Melbourne, talk to your guide about the places you want to visit. It doesn’t matter if you’re interested in history, architecture or people; we can cater to your specific interests with this bespoke tour.
Private Combo Melbourne and Great Ocean Road Tours

Tell your guide ahead of time what you want to see, or if you prefer, just relax and let your guide show you the best of Melbourne while you sit back and enjoy the sights. On a different day, you’ll have your own personal Great Ocean Road tour with a knowledgeable guide.

As part of a private tour of the Great Ocean Road, you’ll be able to take in all of its natural beauty. You’ll be able to get up close and personal with koalas and kangaroos when you visit Oceania’s Eucalyptus Forest Walk. Visit the Twelve Apostles and the Loch Ard Gorge to round out this memorable day..

Top attractions in Melbourne

Here are some top attractions in Melbourne you could visit and enjoy. There are, of course, dozens of attractions and landmarks in Melbourne worth visiting and learning about the history of this amazing city.

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Melbourne, Australia

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Adelphi Hotel

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Adelaide Botanical Gardens Adelaide Central Market Adelaide Hills Adelaide Oval Adelaide Zoo Airlie Beach Albert Park Lake Apollo Bay Australian Reptile Park Australian War Memorial Baird Bay Baird’s Bay Balladonia Track Ballarat Barossa Valley Berrima Blue Mountains Bondi Beach Busselton Byron Bay Cape Le Grand National Park Cape Otway Cape Tribulation Caversham Wildlife Park Clare Valley Coffin Bay Cottesloe Beach Daintree National Park Dandenong Ranges Darling Harbour Elizabeth Quay Esperance Eureka Tower Eyre Peninsula Featherdale Wildlife Park Federation Square Flinders Chase National Park Fremantle Fremantle Markets Grampians National Park Great Barrier Reef Great Ocean Road Great Otway National Park Hahndorf Healesville Sanctuary Hillarys Boat Harbour Hunter Valley Jamison Valley Jenolan Caves Kangaroo Island Katoomba Kings Park and Botanic Garden Koala Conservation Centre Ku-ring-gai Chase Loch Ard Gorge Manly Beach Margaret River McLaren Vale Melba’s Chocolate Factory Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne Docklands Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Melbourne Zoo Mikkira Station Milsons Point Mornington Peninsula Mossman Gorge Murphy’s Haystacks Murray River Nambung National Park National Science and Technology Centre Ngilgi Cave Nobbies Centre Nobbies Rock Formations Nullarbor Old Swan Brewery Parliament House Penguin Island Perlubie Beach Perth Mint Philip Island Phillip Island Phillip Island Chocolate Factory Pinnacles Port Campbell Port Lincoln Port Macquarie Port Stephens Puffing Billy Railway Queen Victoria Market Red Hill Mine Royal Perth Yacht Club Scenic Railway Scenic World Blue Mountains Skyline Queenstown Sovereign Hill St George Terraces St Kilda Beach St Patrick’s Cathedral Stirling Ranges Stockton Beach Streaky Bay Swan Valley Sydney Harbour Sydney Harbour Bridge Sydney Opera House Sydney Tower Talia Caves Taronga Zoo The Bell Tower The Great Australian Bight The Rocks Three Sisters Twelve Apostles Valley of the Giants Venus Bay Victor Harbor Victoria Square Whitsunday Islands Woodside Cheese Wrights Worimi Conservation Yanchep National Park Yarra River Yarra Valley

Last Updated on February 8, 2022 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com

Itinerary

Day 1
Melbourne City Tour

Welcome to a city of contrasts, world-famous sports stadiums and historic gardens, Melbourne. Be dazzled by the wonderful sights of the most vibrant city in Australia and learn from your expert guide about the fascinating past of Melbourne.

Join Oceania on a small group tour to make the most of your stay as you zoom in and around the area, visiting wonders like Federation Square, MCG and our world-famous sports district, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Albert Park Lake (Formula 1) and St Kilda Beach. You can also take a stroll in the gardens and if allowed, visit St Patrick’s Cathedral.

Your tour will end by visiting the famous Eureka Tower in Melbourne. At Eureka Skydeck 88, where you will be spoiled with 360 degree views of the area, Port Phillip Bay and out to the Dandenongs and the Yarra Valley, you can buy a ticket on the day to scrape the sky to see the awe-inspiring skyline.

A maximum of 11 individuals will be in your party, so you will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions about your guide and get to know your fellow travelers.

Day 2
Great Ocean Road Tour

With your small group, experience this magnificent coastal drive in style and enjoy the time to relax and fully appreciate the wonders of this world-famous road. Keep an eye on some very interesting species, including whales, dolphins, echidnas, and bandicoots. Along this exciting path, your camera will get a good workout and we will allow for plenty of photo opportunities.

You will have time to walk along the wild beaches or stop at the striking Split Point Lighthouse for a coffee (at your own cost) and take in the awe-inspiring scenery. You can stop at Apollo Bay, a peaceful seaside town set among the soft rolling hills, offering a great range of cafes and restaurants (not included) where you can stop for lunch.

Situated at the iconic Great Ocean Road Ecolodge, Oceania offers exclusive access to an ancient Eucalyptus Forest walk, where you can have intimate encounters with koalas, kangaroos and native birds. As a passenger on our Great Ocean Road Day Tour, you will contribute to the conservation program of the Great Ocean Ecolodge to preserve the region’s local tiger quolls, koalas, and distinctive flora.

The visit to the ancient rock formations of the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge rounded off a truly unique day out.