Day trip

Australia's Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Full-Day Tour

Australia's Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Full-Day Tour

From US$ 95.18 per person

See Australia's most spectacular coastline along the Great Ocean Road. Experience the rock formations of the 12 Apostles. Watch as the bushland meet the sea from the comfort of a small personalized coach with a local driver/guide.

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Duration 11.5 hours
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  • Admire epic views along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria
  • Drive through the coastal towns of Lorne and stop for a complimentary lunch at Apollo Bay
  • Enjoy time to explore the town of Apollo Bay on the surf coast
  • Visit the iconic Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge
  • See koalas, kangaroos, and native birds throughout the day
Full description
Australia’s Great Ocean Road is legendary; a road that hugs the side of sheer cliffs, and where native bushland meets the clear blue waters of the most spectacular coastline. Take a full-day journey along this miraculous road, and enter a land of mighty rock formations. Hear tales of shipwrecks along the coast, and get breathtaking vistas around every corner. As you drive, you will see spectacular views of the coastline, including the famous 12 Apostles rock formations, and Loch Ard Gorge.  You will travel in a small coach, with a maximum of 21 passengers, allowing for a more personalized service throughout the day. Your driver/guide will have extensive local knowledge, helping to point out the best of the best sights.
  • Hotel pickup
  • Restaurant lunch
  • National Park entrance fee

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    Meeting point

    Melbourne Day Tour Centre Federation Square Corner Flinders Street & Russell Street Melbourne VIC 3000

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    Important information

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    • Bring a water bottle
    • Wear sensible walking shoes
    • If this tour does not run from limited numbers, you will be offered a same-day alternative tour with a larger company that will take you upon a large bus
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    4.5 /5

    based on 199 reviews

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    John the bus driver was very safe and experienced with his driving. He also was very knowledgeable about the history of Melbourne city and country. John gave more than acceptable time frames when we stopped. Unfortunately some travellers abused this and made our late return, even later. I feel a little reminder to those who abuse the time frame the first time, is quite okay. This may then deter them from being late a second time as we experienced. The food at Waves was absolutely yummy! I felt the tour was great and will recommend Melbourne's Best Tours to our family and friends.

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    January 8, 2020

    We were lost getting to the meeting point. I tried contacting Melbourne Day Tours but couldn’t connect. Luckily, they’ve contacted me and guided us to where the buses were waiting for all of us. That was a relief for all of us. Melbourne Day Tours, looked after us and make sure we wouldn’t be left behind. Thanks Melbourne Day Tours. We appreciate it. Highly recommended!

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    December 29, 2019


    Our Trip with Melbourne's Best Tours especially with our driver and tour guide John was wonderful. The car was luxurious, safe and very comfortable and John drove smoothly and very careful and comply. He is very patience, knowledgeable and charming that made our trip so unforgettable. Many tours offer 12 Great Ocean Road trip/12 apostle with the same route and views, but John gave us much more values to this trip. Definitely highly recommend Melbourne's Best Tours under Get Your Guide.

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    July 17, 2019

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