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Small Group Great Ocean Road & Otway Rainforest Tour With Lunch From Melbourne

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Key Highlights

  • Visit the London Bridge, the 12 Apostles, the Memorial Arch and Australia’s famous Otway’s rainforest
  • A great tour for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts
  • Enjoy complimentary morning tea at the beach
  • Choose from a number of lunch options at Apollo Bay
  • Visit the magnificent Great Ocean Road and Otway’s Rainforest in one day.
  • A friendly English speaking guide to enliven the tour
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Overview

    Discover the beautiful coastlines, pristine beaches, interesting seaside towns, lush rainforests and the native wildlife of Australia in this day tour of the Great Ocean Road and the Otway’s Rainforest.

    Every twist and turn of the Great Ocean Road brings you long stretches of beaches, picturesque coastlines and popular tourist destinations like the 12 Apostles, the Loch Ard Gorge and the London Bridge, among other places. See tallest eucalyptus trees in the beautiful Otway’s rainforest

    Visit famous sights like Shipwreck Coast, including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, and Gibson Steps. Morning Tea and Lunch is also offered in the package. That's not all! complimentary iPod language translation is also offered.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    12 Hours

    Start time

    Pickups between 7:00am and 8:00am

    Meeting Point

    Pick up from your accommodation in Melbourne Central Business District
    (Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up. If you do not have the information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details. )

    Ending Point

    You will be dropped off at your hotel in Melbourne

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your accommodation in Melbourne Central Business District by a coach between 7am to 8am. Your day will begin with a trip to a surf beach where you can relax and watch the surfers, while enjoying a complimentary tea.

    The next stop in the tour will be the Memorial Arch, which is a tribute to the World War One servicemen who built the Great Ocean Road. After the Memorial Arch you will visit another beach where you can enjoy the feel of the sand under your feet and the wind in your hair.

    In the visit to the Lorne and Anglesea, soak in the spectacular scenic beauty of the coastal landscape and see kangaroos and other wildlife as well. The spectacular view of the sea, the coasts and the dramatic limestone cliffs makes the Great Ocean Road an absolute must-visit.

    You will also enjoy a lovely and tranquil walk through the coastal town of Kennett River where you can spot koalas and many beautiful birds like the kookaburra, lorikeets and parrots.

    You will then halt for lunch at Apollo Bay, before you proceed for the main part of the tour.

    The next stop is the Otway’s rainforest (also known as Mait’s Rest), where you can enjoy spectacular scenic beauty along with the opportunity to see some of the tallest trees in the world, ancient plant life and lush ferns during a guided bush walk.

    Enjoy the majestic sight of the massive limestone stacks rising from the Southern Ocean in your next halt at the 12 Apostles on Victoria’s rugged coastline. At the beautiful Loch Ard Gorge (your next stop), enjoy a stroll along the beach, amidst the towering limestone cliffs. The Loch Ard Gorge has been named after the clipper ship Loch Ard. Hear from your guide, the legendary tale of Australia’s most famous shipwreck.

    The London Bridge, situated at Port Campbell on the south-west Victorian coast, is the last stop for the day. London Bridge is an important part of the Great Ocean Road history and has also been immortalized in the famous nursery rhyme. ‘London Bridge is Falling Down’.

    After the tour, you will be dropped off at your accommodation in Melbourne Central Business District at approximately 8pm.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Return transportation from Melbourne
    • English-speaking guide
    • Park entry fees
    • Lunch
    • Morning Tea
    • Free iPod language translation
  • Please note

    Passengers must reconfirm the tour at least 24 hours prior to tour to reconfirm departure details.

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    It is strongly recommended that you arrive at your pickup location at least 10 minutes before departure time.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Great scenes that really cannot be missed when visiting Melbourne!...

      Ivan Brown, Canada, 04/Sep/2016
    • Good tour

      Very good driver and tour. The only thing that lets this company down is the quality of the transport. The bus was very old and uncomfortable for a long all day tour....

      Julian Jacobs, United Kingdom, 06/Feb/2014
    • Great Day Out

      Our driver Paul was an excellent driver / guide (watch out for flying Penguins if you are late back!) It was a long day, but it is needed if you want to see the Great Ocean Road...

      John H Connah, United Kingdom, 04/Jan/2014