Days
3
Price from
$525AUD

Join a small group adventure and drive from Melbourne along the Great Ocean Road to Adelaide

Set off on a short but sweet road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide and get a taste of southern Australia's rugged natural beauty. Stop by the world-class surf break of Bells Beach, spot wild koalas at Kennett River and be captivated by each twist and turn of the Great Ocean Road. Soak up the dramatic horizon rendered by the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, learn about local Aboriginal history in the Grampians National Park and hike out to some attractive waterfalls before finishing up in the quaintly charming city of Adelaide.


Start
Melbourne, Australia
Finish
Adelaide, Australia
Destination
Victoria, South Australia
Style
Original
Theme
Beachside Bliss, The Great Outdoors, Wildlife
Physical rating
Ages
Min 8
Group size
Min 1, Max 24
Code
PAMA-O

Why we love this trip

  • Travel along the Great Ocean Road

  • Stop at spectacular Loch Ard Gorge

  • Witness the Twelve Apostles near Port Cambell

  • Go hiking in the Grampians National Park

Itinerary

Departing cosmopolitan Melbourne, hit the road west to Geelong and the famous surf town of Torquay. After stopping for a quick photo opportunity at iconic Bells Beach, begin the journey along one of Australia’s most beautiful and famous drives, the Great Ocean Road. Stop in at Kennett River for some koala spotting, then break for lunch in Apollo Bay. Continue on to the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, spending the night in Warrnambool.
Included Activities
  • 12 Apostles & London Bridge
  • Kennett River
  • Melba Gully Walk - Otway Ranges
  • Swim at Lorne (Summer months)
  • Teddy's Lookout (Winter months)
Meals Included
  • Lunch
Begin the day checking out more of the Great Ocean Road's wonders, then drive into the Grampians National Park – an area rich in Aboriginal culture and beautiful landscapes. We'll visit the Brambuk Aboriginal Culture Centre to learn about the period known as the Dreaming, then hike up to the Pinnacles for impressive views across the Grampians. Tonight we enjoy a traditional Aussie BBQ in Halls Gap.
Included Activities
  • Brambuk Culture Centre
  • Loch Ard Gorge
  • Mackenzie Falls - Grampians
  • Pinnacles Walk - Grampians
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Hike up to McKenzie Falls, the highest waterfalls in the Grampians, and check out other sights such as The Balconies and Reeds Lookout. Leaving the Grampians, pass through the town of Horsham before crossing the famed mighty Murray River and making the last leg of the journey into Adelaide.
Included Activities
  • Reeds Lookout (The Balconies)
Meals Included
  • Breakfast

Meals

2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

Transport

Private vehicle

Accommodation

Hotel (2 nights)

Included Activities

  • 12 Apostles & London Bridge
  • Kennett River
  • Melba Gully Walk - Otway Ranges
  • Swim at Lorne (Summer months)
  • Teddy's Lookout (Winter months)
  • Brambuk Culture Centre
  • Loch Ard Gorge
  • Mackenzie Falls - Grampians
  • Pinnacles Walk - Grampians
  • Reeds Lookout (The Balconies)

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Important notes

1.This trip starts in Melbourne at approximately 6am and finishes in central Adelaide at approximately 7pm on day three. Onward travel must be booked the following day.
2.This trip is available in Basix (multishare) and Original (twin share) accommodation. See code PAMA-B for Basix style.
3.This trip also runs in reverse as a 2 day tour, see code PAAM-O.

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