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Great Ocean Road West–Melbourne to Adelaide
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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.

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  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: OAMA/133002
  • Starts: Melbourne, Australia
  • Finishes: Adelaide, Australia
You will Visit
  • Melbourne
  • Adelaide

Itinerary

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Day 1: Melbourne

Arrive at any time.
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.

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Day 2: Melbourne/Port Campbell

Travel past world-famous surf beaches along the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy views of the 12 Apostles and walk through the rainforest in Great Otway National Park.
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.

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Day 3: Port Campbell/Halls Gap

Travel inland to Grampians National Park, known for its sandstone mountain range and impressive rock art. Trek through the forest, lush with vegetation and wildlife.
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.

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Day 4: Halls Gap/Adelaide

Explore Grampians NP. Enjoy waterfalls, lakes and beautiful vistas. Later, travel to Adelaide.
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.

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Day 5: Adelaide

Depart at any time.
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.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Rainforest walk in Great Otway NP
    • 12 Apostles visit
    • Tower Hill Reserve visit
    • Walks in Grampians NP
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hostels (4 nts, multi-share)
    • 3 breakfasts
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Marvel at the 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Road
  • Explore the region's national parks
  • Spot wildlife in remote saltwater lagoons.