Great Ocean Road Private Scenic Tour

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Highlights & inclusions

Private tour
See koalas and birds in the their natural habitat
Explore the world famous Great Ocean Road
Enjoy a guided forest walk
See the iconic 12 Apostles & Lord Ard Gorge
Pick ups from your Melbourne CBD accommodation

What you can expect

Come and see for yourself why the Great Ocean road tops the list as one of the world’s most iconic scenic road trips on this private scenic tour. After being collected from your Melbourne CBD accommodation, you’ll hit the highway on a personalised tour of the picturesque region. Spend the day in a private vehicle exploring the highlights of the region including Torquay Surf Beach, Loch Ard Gorge, The Razorback, Island Archway, 12 Apostles and Gibson Steps with plenty of photo stops along the way. A morning tea is provided. There will also be plenty of time to stretch the legs on guided forest walk to observe koalas and birds in their natural habit nestled up in the world’s tallest trees. Follow along in many different languages in our website app so you don’t miss a thing. (Languages currently available: Arabic, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Thai.)

Location

What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Full day private Great Ocean Road scenic day tour
  • Morning tea
  • Pick up and drop off from Melbourne CBD hotels
Exclusions
  • Lunch and dinner
Itinerary
  • Torquay Surf Beach. We stop here to experience first hand your first look and feel of the iconic beaches and coastal views. You will also be in clear seeing distance of the world famous Bells Surfing Beach. Get a taste of taking coastal photos and smelling the fresh seaside air.
  • Morning Tea Refresh with morning tea.
  • The Pole House Roadside photo opportunity of the most photographed house on Great Ocean Road. Suspended 40 metres above ground by a singular concrete column, its unique architecture maximises the stunning coastline view.
  • Great Ocean Road sign. Snap a selfie at this iconic post and send it to your friends.
  • Koalas and parrots in their natural habitat. Your experienced guide knows where to go. Witness koalas and colorful parrots in their natural environment.
  • Cape Patton Stop at one of the best viewing points along the Great Ocean Road and take in the iconic coastline vista.
  • Apollo Bay lunch stop. Here we stop at the coastal town of Apollo Bay where you can purchase your lunch from the many restaurants and cafes on offer. You can also walk around the coastal town or even take a swim in the beach if the weather suits.
  • Guided Forest Walk. Your guide will take you on a forest walk where you will see some of the tallest trees in the world. You will also take in the wonderful fresh natural smells the trees have to offer.
  • The Gibson Steps. Here (tide and wind permitting) you will be able to see some of the 12 Apostles from sea level on the beach. You will feel like you can reach out and touch them.
  • The 12 Apostles. Take your time to view the world renowned 12 Apostles. An awesome sight with fantastic photo opportunities. See for yourself why these limestone beauties are known all around the world.
  • Loch Ard Gorge. The final touring stop but many say it is the best. You need to witness first hand this magnificent formation of rocks and rolling sea. Ground level viewing that will excite you with the natural glories it possesses.
  • Razorback. See the unique jagged Razorback formation.
  • Island Archway The original archway collapsed in 2009 however two striking stacks remain, standing nearly as tall as the Apostles.
  • Dinner Stop We stop at Colac where you can purchase dinner from one of the many restaurants and cafes. After dinner your driver will return you to your CBD hotel.
Highlights
  • Visit the iconic sites of the Great Ocean Road including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and the Gibson steps
  • Visit Torquay Surf Beach
  • Snap a selfie at the iconic Great Ocean Road sign
  • See koalas and birds in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy a guided forest walk where you will see some of the tallest trees in the world
Time
  • Pick up from your choice of Melbourne CBD, location and times to be confirmed once booking completed 24 hrs prior to tour leaving
  • Estimated 7am Pick Up / 8pm Drop Off
Hotel Pickup
  • Pick up from your choice of Melbourne CBD at approximately 7AM, location and times to be confirmed once booking completed 24 hrs prior to tour leaving.
  • If you are a solo traveler or book the day before you may be referred to a convenient central location
What To Bring
  • Camera
  • Warm clothing
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Umbrella if rain is forecast
Cancellation Policy
  • Full refund available if cancellation is made more than 48 prior to the start of the tour
  • Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice incur a late-cancellation fee of 100% of the tour price
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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