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Great Ocean Road West: Melbourne to Adelaide

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5 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
3 breakfasts
Transport
Transport
Private vehicle, walking
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hostels (4 nts, multi-share with 4-8 people). All nights are multi-share on this trip.
Staff
Staff
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

You will visit

MelbourneAtoms/Icons/Arrow DestinationCreated with Sketch.Adelaide

Trip Comfort

Basic

Age requirement

18 to 39 years old
Now's the time to explore Australia on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. They don't call it "great" for nothing. Discovery precisely why the Great Ocean Road has its name on this five-day tour that's geared towards budget-conscious travellers. Hit all the highlights of the South Coast, then head inland to Grampians National Park. Forego the typical coach tour and experience life Down Under, in-depth.
Great Ocean Road West: Melbourne to Adelaide
Starts
Melbourne
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5 Days
Ends
Adelaide

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time. Tonight, get to know Melbourne as a group. Spend some time socializing in the rooftop seating area at the Space Hostel where you are staying. Then maybe head to the bar attached to the hostel called Blue Moon Karaoke for some great beer and cheap eats. Make sure you get those vocals ready because someone is getting up and singing before the night is over.
  • Say hello to the Great Ocean Road — arguably the most iconic road in all of Australia! You won’t even mind waking up early for views like the ones you’ll see as you drive to Port Campbell. Travel up the famous surf coast visiting quaint towns like Lorne and Apollo Bay en route. Get in touch with nature on an included rainforest walk in Great Otway NP. Then gaze in wonder and feel the wind whip through your hair as you admire the 12 Apostles, the kind of landmark that somehow finds a way to be more stunning in person than in photos. Try as you might, it may be time to put those cameras down and just enjoy being in the moment.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Open your eyes in the laid-back coastal town of Port Campbell and lace up those hiking boots for a visit to the Tower Hill Wildlife Reservation. Walk through the verdant landscape and be on the lookout for the wildlife that has multiplied on the inside of this volcanic crater. Trek through the forest with those cameras at the ready before continuing on to Grampians National Park for your next adventure!
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Skip sleeping in this morning to get out and about in Grampians National Park. Wander through lush forest, view the craggy sandstone Wonderland range in the distance, and examine impressive Indigenous rock art. Home to some pretty amazing scenic lookouts this national park will grant you with many photo opportunities so make sure those cameras are charged before heading into the thick of it all. Walk to the stunning Balconies for expansive views of the Victoria Valley below, then stop at one of the largest waterfalls in Victoria; Mackenzie Falls and watch the water cascading down cliff faces as it creates rainbows in the air. Close your eyes, breathe in the fresh air, and find peace in the moment. As the day winds down head to Adelaide with the group and find some nightlife to enjoy as the starts fill the sky.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart at any time. There are no planned activities, so you can depart at any time. But why would you want to? With nearby wineries, Kangaroo Island, and lots of optional activities available, it's recommended booking post-nights in this vibrant Aussie city.
Trip ID: oama