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Oceans to Mountains Explorer: 3-Day Great Ocean Road Tour

Product ID: 202672
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The oceans to mountains 3-day Great Ocean Road & Grampians tour from Melbourne is the perfect trip for those seeking the most incredible scenery, natural & wildlife wonders in Victoria. This explorer package allows more time at each highlight!
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  • Journey along the heritage listed Great Ocean Road
  • Explore an ancient rainforest as your wander through the Great Otway National Park
  • Learn about the culture and traditions of Australia's Indigenous peoples
  • Visit Tower Hill, an ancient volcano teaming with native wildlife
  • Explore the sweeping mountains & waterfalls of the Grampians Nation Park
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Day 1: Melbourne to Warrnambool

Departing Melbourne you begin your journey towards the Great Ocean Road. Head through the iconic surf haven of Torquay and get your first glimpse of the famous ocean. Stop at Memorial Arch for a photo of the famous Great Ocean Road sign. Follow the Great Ocean Road to Apollo Bay, along the way you will get to spend time exploring beaches, quaint seaside villages and, spot wild koalas! Your schedule will also make allow to stop for a delicious bite to eat for lunch.

Great Ocean Road then twists and turns in to the Great Otway National Park where you will experience a guided walk through an ancient rainforest. Travel to the amazing 12 Apostles, before heading to admire Loch Ard Gorge, where you will learn all about the history of this famous shipwreck before visiting London Bridge formation.

You will spend overnight in the coastal town of Warrnambool. Comfortable apartment accommodation in the seaside town of Warrnambool is included.

Day 2:

After a delicious morning breakfast, you will begin your morning with a guided walk along the beautiful coastal clifftop, keeping your eye out for seals as they frolic along the shoreline (and whales May - September). Next, visit Tower Hill and take a bush and nature walk inside a 30,000-year old extinct volcano!

Then, it’s on to Grampians National Park. Begin by paying a visit to the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn about the history of this ancient land and its people. You will then tour on to some of the Grampians spectacular lookouts and check Mackenzie Falls (Silverband falls will be used when Mackenzie Falls is closed). Tonight, you will get to enjoy a traditional Aussie BBQ dinner plus comfortable accommodation in the town of Halls Gap.

Day 3:

Today is a showcase of all the incredible highlights of the Grampians National Park. After breakfast, you will head out on a spectacular walk through the region where you will see some stunning views of the Reeds & Balconies Lookouts. Experience close encounters with Australian Wildlife. Later that day, you will head back to either Melbourne or Adelaide where you will arrive early evening.
  • 2-nights accommodation
  • All National Park entrance fees
  • Aboriginal history and culture
  • Meals as indicated
  • Informative Tour Commentary
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Small-group touring experience
  • Air-conditioned modern 24 seat vehicle
What’s Not Included
  • Additional meals & snacks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with low level of fitness

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Meeting point

Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins St, Melbourne at 7:15 AM

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Travel insurance
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Not suitable for infants or children 7-years old and under, for safety reasons. Child fare prices apply to children aged between 8 to 12-years. Please contact your tour provider for details
• Children aged 13 - 17 must be accompanied by parent or guardian over the age of 18yo. All children must stay in private rooms with their parents or guardians. Contact your tour provider for accommodation upgrade information
• What to Bring: Your medication, all weather conditions clothing, warm jacket, thermals, woolen hat, sturdy walking/hiking shoes, sunscreen & sunglasses, toiletries and towel, torch, insect repellent, 15kg preferably no large suitcases or backpacks due to storage restrictions

From US$ 381.48 per person

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Product ID: 202672