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Great Ocean Road and Grampians 2 Day Short Break Escape from Melbourne

Wildlife Tours Australia

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Join our 'Coastlines and Culture' tour and experience the rugged shipwreck coast of the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians National Park's mountain landscapes of significant indigenous culture. Journey along the Great Ocean Road enjoying clifftop views, encounter wild Koalas, explore quaint coastal townships and walk through an ancient rainforest. The journey continues to the awe inspiring 12 Apostles and the Shipwreck Coast of the Great Ocean Road. Explore Loch Ard Gorge and the 12 Apostles. Spend tonight deep within the land of mountains and waterfalls; the Grampians National Park. In the morning you will explore the highlights and experience the culture of the Grampians before returning to Melbourne.

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Day 1: Melbourne to Great Ocean Road

Stop At: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Embark on a 2 Day Great Ocean Road and Grampians Tour and enjoy incredible the Great Ocean Road, the 12 Apostles and Grampians National Park.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Anglesea, Anglesea, Victoria
Enjoy our first stop with a beach walk and get some sand between your toes.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Memorial Arch at Eastern View, 689/721 Great Ocean Rd, Eastern View VIC 3231, Australia
Grab a photo under the historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch, to celebrate the start of an amazing unforgettable two trip.
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Lorne, Lorne, Victoria
Pass through a number of surf coast beaches, seaside towns and stunning ocean views.

Stop At: Wye River, Wye River, Victoria
Spot wild Koalas, Kookaburras, Parrots and Lorikeets along the Great Ocean Road.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Great Otway National Park, Great Otway National Park, Victoria
Stretch your legs with a guided bushwalk through an ancient rainforest, nestled in the Great Otway National Park.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
View the magnificent and iconic 12 Apostles formations and take a stroll along the cliff edge boardwalk. Great photo opportunity.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Victoria 3269 Australia
Explore the shipwreck coast and beauty of Loch Ard Gorge.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Halls Gap, Halls Gap, Grampians, Victoria
We drive into the early evening arriving at our cosy accommodation in Halls Gap.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 1 Nights' shared dormitory style accommodation, with shared bathroom facilities in the Grampians, Halls Gap.

Day 2: Grampians National Park to Melbourne

Stop At: Grampians National Park, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381 Australia
Wake up to see the amazing views and kangaroos! Grampians National Park, one of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations is an area rich in Aboriginal culture set in a beautiful and rugged ancient landscape.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Reed Lookout, Halls Gap, Victoria Australia
Embark on a walk in the National Park and take in some of the breath-taking views at Boroka and Reed’s Lookouts. 
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Halls Gap, Halls Gap, Grampians, Victoria
Visit the heart of the Grampians, with cute country town shops and cafes to purpose lunch from before we head off the MacKenzie Falls.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: MacKenzie Falls, Victoria Australia
Next making your way to Mackenzie Falls (or Silverband Falls) where we hike to view these stunning falls.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Balconies, Reeds Lookout Carpark, Victoria Australia
Soak up the clean country air and walk an Australia bush track to experience spectacular views across regional Victoria.
Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
After an amazing 2 days exploring the rugged coastline and mountain ranges, we make our way back to Melbourne arriving into the city at approx. 5:30pm.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The fare price basic dormitory style only applies to Adults 18+ and over. Not suitable for infants or children 17 years old and under.
  • Accommodation upgrades are not available online and must be booked directly with the tour operator.
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized 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
  • Vegetarian food options are available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Near public transportation
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • 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
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • For your safety, we have implemented comprehensive hygiene measures and increased regular sanitation. Guests will be asked to check-in by scanning the QR code during the on-boarding stage for contact tracing purposes.
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • 1 Night basic shared dormitory hostel accommodation (Halls Gap)
  • All national park entrance fees
  • Australian wildlife viewing, in the wild!
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach travel, small group travel experience
  • Expert driver guide, with live tour commentary spoken in English
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from Melbourne
  • Entry/Admission - Memorial Arch at Eastern View
  • Entry/Admission - Twelve Apostles
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ard Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Grampians National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Reed Lookout
  • Entry/Admission - MacKenzie Falls
  • Entry/Admission - The Balconies

  • 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

2 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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Fine Print

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