This might be a quick trip along the Great Ocean Roadbut youll never feel rushed. Geared towards budget-conscious travellers looking to hit the highlights of the South Coast, this itinerary features lots of inclusions at a great price. Whats more, youll have lots of options to get active when you head inland to Grampians National Park. Forego the typical coach tour and experience Australia the way it was meant to be explored.
There are no planned activities during the day, so check into the hotel and explore the city. If you arrive early enough, head into the city to take in the 'cultural capital of Australia'. Get lost in the city's famous laneways, go on the hunt for the perfect flat white (hint: Melbourne loves its coffee shops), catch the tram to St. Kilda, or wander around the über-cool Fitzroy neighbourhood.
Please try to arrive before 7pm for an important group welcome meeting where you can meet the Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and the other group members.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Depart early morning for the journey to Port Campbell. Check out the famous surf towns of Torquay, Lorne and Apollo Bay en route. Make a stop at Great Otway NP for an included rainforest walk. Explore the scenic attractions of the Great Ocean Road including the picturesque 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.
12 Apostles Visit
Loch Ard Gorge Visit
Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 300km)
Start the day visiting more attractions of the Great Ocean Road including The Arch and the now broken London Bridge. Visit Tower Hill State Wildlife Reserve for a chance to see animals endemic to Australia such as koalas, emus and kangaroos. Opt to visit an Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn about the significance of the area to the indigenous people. End the day with an evening walk in the Grampians NP.
London Arch Visit
Tower Hill State Wildlife Reserve Visit
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 260km)
Early start to explore more of Grampians NP. Walk to the stunning Jaws of Death Balconies, visit MacKenzie's Falls, and travel onto Adelaide, the capital of South Australia.
Grampians National Park Walk
The Balconies (Jaws of Death) Visit
MacKenzie Falls Visit
Private Vehicle (6.00-6.50 hours, 500km)
There are no planned activities, so depart at any time. With nearby wineries, Kangaroo Island, and lots of optional activities available, it's recommended booking post-nights in this vibrant city.
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Trip Name: Great Ocean Road West–Melbourne to Adelaide
Duration: 5 Days
From Price: 524
Trip Code: 133002
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