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Avoid the usual crowds of one of Australia's most scenic drives, and drive along the Great Ocean Road visiting the landmark attraction 12 Apostles in the morning, and the picturesque Otway rainforest.
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Melbourne:
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See the famous limestone rocks of the 12 Apostles before the crowds arrive
Look for koalas in their natural habitat
Get breathtaking coastal views along the Great Ocean Road
Walk through an ancient rainforest of the Great Otway National Park
See the historic Memorial Arch that commemorates the men who built the Great Ocean Road
Embark on a guided tour along the Great Ocean Road of Australia's southern coast, departing from Melbourne. See the stunning rock formations along the coast, enjoy a picnic lunch, explore a section of the Great Otway National Park, and search for koalas at Kennett River.
Depart the Melbourne CBD (Central Business District) early in the morning, and travel inland to arrive at the 'Shipwreck Coast' before the rest of the tour buses arrive.
See the beautiful limestone rocks of the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, and Gibson Steps without the crowds. Hear the story of Loch Ard as you step down into a gorge carved by the Southern Ocean over hundreds of years. Enjoy a picnic lunch at one of these breathtaking spots.
Then, drive back along the Great Ocean Road, waving at the other tour buses as they pass in the opposite direction. Stretch your legs in the Otway Ranges on a guided rainforest walk amongst some of the tallest tree species in the world. Drive back to the coastal road and visit the seaside town of Apollo Bay.
Continue along the coast, traveling a twisting route with spectacular ocean, beach, and cliff views. Stop in Kennett River to look for koalas in their natural habitat amongst the eucalyptus trees. Pass through small seaside towns as you continue your journey and stop at Memorial Arch, where a sign honors the workers that built the road.
Return to Melbourne for the end of your perfect Great Ocean Road experience.
Picnic lunch with snacks
Entrance to National Park
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