This combo tour offers you a 1 day Great Ocean Road Tour and another day of Philip Island Ultimate Eco Tour. You additionally receive a Melbourne Attraction with which you can discover Eureka Skydeck 88 or SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium or Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.
Travel on the stunning Great Ocean Road and witness its remarkable coastline in a full-day guided tour, that includes a visit to Australia’s oldest lighthouse, Cape Otway Lighthouse. Explore the Moonlit Sanctuary, the historic farm of the Churchill Island and view penguins parading across the Summerland Beach on the Philip Island Ultimate Eco Tour. Receive transfers to and from selected Melbourne hotels and lunch on Phillip Island tour.
The date you select for the booking will be your Great Ocean Road tour departure date, post booking you can contact our activity partner to book the Phillip Island tour on your preferred date (should be within 7 days of Great Ocean Road tour). Attraction Tickets are issued at the departure of the Great Ocean Road Tour, which you can use within 6 months from the time of redemption.
Great Ocean Road Tour:
Start this extensive and varied tour with a transfer from selected Melbourne city hotels to the Great Ocean Road Tour’s departure point. Kick start this amazing full-day adventure to one of the world’s most scenic roads - the Great Ocean Road, which has also been added to the Australian National Heritage List. The company of a veteran English guide keeps you informed and entertained on the way.
Drive through the Surf Coast region of Victoria. Spend quality time at the pristine golden surf beach and admire the endless seascape. Pass by the charming coastal towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Step out of your bus at some of the seaside holiday villages and check out the local wildlife including Koalas, King Parrots and Sulphur Crested Cockatoos. Get surprised with the abundant views of Otway Rangers rainforests, its green surrounds and the tallest eucalyptus trees in Australia. Visit the iconic Cape Otway Lighthouse, the oldest surviving lighthouse in the mainland.
Explore the Shipwreck Coast, while taking a walk along the famous beach and discover Loch Ard Gorge and its history. Step down to the beach at Gibson`s Steps, gateway to the 12 Apostles, and witness the legendary rock formations. Here, you may choose to embark on an optional 15-minute helicopter ride, payable directly on the day of the tour.
Philip Island Ultimate Eco Tour:
Embark on this full-day guided tour to Philip Island with a convenient pick up from selected Melbourne hotels. Reach the Philip Island and explore its different facets with a 2-park pass of Churchill Island & Penguin Parade.
Get up and close with the unique animals and endangered species of the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and learn how their lifestyles are maintained by the authorities. Feed the kangaroos and wallabies and get clicked with a resident koala. Travel further to the famous Churchill Island, explore its historic structures and witness the techniques of sheep shearing.
Next comes the highlight of this tour – a ‘Penguin Parade’ that happens every night at the Summerland Beach, home to Victoria’s largest colony of penguins. Become a spectator to hundreds of fascinating little penguins as they waddle across the beach towards their homes.
Tick off any one of your favourite Melbourne attractions with this Combo tour! Get complimentary ticket to visit any one of the below Melbourne attractions:
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 minutes early.
There are two separate day tours. You MUST take the Phillip Island tour within 7 days of the Great Ocean Road tour; book the Great Ocean Road tour for the day you prefer, and then contact the local tour operator directly to book the second tour (contact info will be printed on your confirmation voucher).
Attraction Tickets are issued on the Great Ocean Road Tour. You have to choose any one attraction from the 3 options. Melbourne Attraction Tickets are valid to use over a period of 6 months and can be used only once on any calender day of your choice.
You need to choose your preferred Melbourne attraction at the time of booking.
During peak time, Gibsons Beach may remain closed due to safety concerns posed by excessive crowds.
Photography is not permitted on any Penguin Parade tour.
Please advise any special dietary requirements, at the time of booking, like vegetarian preference.
Luggage restrictions: small hand luggage of maximum 5kgs is allowed on the bus.
All children must be booked as adults while making the booking.
It is highly recommended to wear appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, and carry snacks and a water bottle.