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Melbourne Short Break Holiday to the Great Ocean Road & Grampians 3 Day Escape

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Join our 3 day Ocean to Mountains tour from Melbourne showcasing all the secrets of the Great Ocean Road and Grampians. Journey along the heritage listed Great Ocean Road which spans 180km from Torquay to the 12 Apostles. Have ample time to stop at stunning lookouts, explore quaint townships, walk through ancient rainforests on your way to the awe inspiring 12 Apostles coastlines. After an incredible day along the Great Ocean Road you will stay in Warrnambool. Next day you will visit Tower Hill National Park an extinct volcano, rich in Aboriginal history and an abundance of wildlife. Later we hike up to the iconic Pinnacles and get an amazing view of the Grampians at the top before travelling into the heart of the Grampians National Park and overnight in Halls Gap. The next morning you will explore the Grampians National Park seeing the sweeping mountainous views & waterfalls before returning back to Melbourne.

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Day 1: DAY 1 - Melbourne to Great Ocean Road

Pass By: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
We depart from Melbourne over the iconic Westgate Bridge, be sure to look back over your shoulder at the amazing city skyline.

Stop At: Anglesea, Anglesea, Victoria
Start your 3-Day adventure by exploring the world famous Great Ocean Road with its stunning ocean views and surf beaches.
Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, Great Ocean Rd 689/721 Great Ocean Rd, Lorne, Victoria Australia
This is a popular stop for travellers from around the globe, as they stop to take a photo under the historial Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria
Checkout the pristine surf beaches and seaside town of Apollo Bay.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Great Otway National Park, Great Otway National Park, Victoria
Take a guided walk through natural rainforest deep in the Great Otway National Park.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
Be blown away by the iconic 12 Apostles and strolls the cliff side boardwalks, we recommend guest book a 15mins scenic helicopter over the apostles. This option is extra and payable on tour, weather and time permitting.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria Australia
Visit the wonders of the shipwreck coastline and venture off exploring the hidden beach of Loch Ard Gorge.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge, west of Port Campbell on Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
See the limestone coastal formations with 3 viewing platforms to explore and take photos.
Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Warrnambool, Warrnambool, Victoria
This is our overnight location, stopping at the shops to purchase food and beverages for the night.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation is in the seaside township of Warrnambool.

Day 2: DAY 2 - Warrnambool to Grampians National Park

Stop At: Warrnambool, Warrnambool, Victoria
We rise early and enjoy breakfast with the group at our accommodation location, before heading out for our second day of adventure.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, 105 Lake View Rd, Tower Hill, Victoria 3283 Australia
This morning you'll see additional coastal wonders of the Great Ocean Road, before we uncover the wonders of Tower Hill National Park, an extinct volcano rich in Aboriginal history and an abundance of wildlife.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Halls Gap, Halls Gap, Grampians, Victoria
We arrive into town around lunchtime with time to explore and go in search for kangaroos in the wild.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brambuk The National Park & Cultural Centre, 277 Grampians Rd, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381 Australia
Learn about our Indigenous culture at Brambuk Cultural Centre a region rich in culture.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: The Pinnacle, Mt Victory Rd Sundial Carpark, Halls Gap, Victoria Australia
Later hike up to the iconic Pinnacle lookout with an amazing view over the Grampians.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Grampians National Park, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381 Australia
Finish the day with a group dinner and overnight stay in Halls Gap.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation is in the rugged mountains of Halls Gap.

Day 3: DAY 3 - Grampians National Park to Melbourne or Adelaide

Stop At: Halls Gap, Halls Gap, Grampians, Victoria
We fuel up our bodies with breakfast at our accommodation in Halls Gap, if your feeling keen about getting up early speak to your guide as the sunrise views are spectacular.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Boroka Lookout, Mt Difficult Road, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381 Australia
Explore the rugged wilderness of the Grampians National Park and panoramic views from Boroka Lookout.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Reed Lookout, Halls Gap, Victoria Australia
Check out some other famed sights such as Reed's Lookout and The Balconies also known as the Jaws of Death!
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: MacKenzie Falls, Victoria Australia
On the last day of the journey we hike to the base of Mackenzie Falls to cool off and escape the sun. This is a picturesque setting nestled in the heart of the Grampians National Park.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Horsham, Horsham, Grampians, Victoria
This is time for passengers to have a look around the town and get lunch. From here the group divides so that those travelling on to Adelaide go one way and those returning to Melbourne go another.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Returning to Melbourne at approximately 7:00pm
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Arrive back at approx. 7:00pm, accommodation in Melbourne not included on this night

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 6 years old, not suitable for infants or children 5 and under. Children aged between 6 and 17 years old are required to stay in private accommodation upgrades and must be accompanied by a legal guardian or adult.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, not wheelchair accessible due to uneven surfaces.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Over-sized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • For your safety, we have implemented comprehensive hygiene measures and increased regular sanitation. It is mandatory that all guests complete the Declaration of Health and Travel History and reconfirm their tour 48 hours prior to departure.
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 2 Nights Accommodation (1 Warrnambool, 1 Halls Gap)
  • All National Park fees included
  • Expert driver/guide with live commentary on board
  • Australian wildlife sightings in there natural habitat
  • Small group touring experience
  • Entry/Admission - Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway
  • Entry/Admission - Twelve Apostles
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ard Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - London Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Brambuk The National Park & Cultural Centre
  • Entry/Admission - The Pinnacle
  • Entry/Admission - Grampians National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Boroka Lookout
  • Entry/Admission - Reed Lookout
  • Entry/Admission - MacKenzie Falls

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point
Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Departure Time
7:35 AM

3 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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