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From Melbourne: Private Great Ocean Road 12 Hour Tour

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See the Great Ocean Road in style on a private guided tour of the region. Admire the highlights and get breathtaking panoramic views along the way.


  • Marvel at the incredible 12 Apostles Rock formations
  • Explore Maits Rest Rainforest on a guided walk
  • Take in the panoramic views from a private vehicle
  • Visit one of the world's most famous surfing beaches
  • Get a stunning vantage over Split Point Lighthouse


Explore the main highlights of the Great Ocean Road on a private guided tour with the flexibility to customize to suit your preferences. Depart from your chosen Melbourne hotel in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle. Be greeted by your guide, who will whisk you off towards the start of the Great Ocean Road. First, stop at Bells Beach, one of the world's most famous surfing beaches and home of the Rip Curl Pro. Continue on to Split Point Lighthouse with a great vantage point over gorgeous deserted beaches for that perfect holiday photo moment. Pass the historic Memorial Arch where your guide will explain in detail the history behind the road, followed by a search of the Kennet river area for wild parrots and famous koala population. Stop for your lunch in the pretty coastal township of Apollo Bay, where you can sample some of the local delicacies such as the Scallop Pie. After lunch, transfer to the Great Otway National Park for a walk around a magnificent ancient Rainforest. Afterward, head to Gibson Steps and Loch Ard Gorge, before arriving at the Twelve Apostles, where you will have the chance to upgrade your tour by taking a personal helicopter joy flight over the rock formations below. Finally, climb back into the vehicle and journey back to your Melbourne hotel via scenic farming townships.


Hotel pickup and drop-off (Melbourne CBD, Docklands, and Southbank hotels only) All National Park and entry fees Private guide/driver Air-conditioned transportation Guided walk Bottled water Wifi (when in range) Multiple USB Charging Ports

Important Information

  • This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 12. There is a lot of mileage to cover between Melbourne and the Twelve Apostles, with approximately 9 of the 12 hours of touring being in the car itself. If you suffer from travel sickness or prefer to have less time in the car and more time out in the local National Park, it is recommended you choose to see the Great Ocean Road over 2 days. Or you may wish to upgrade to the 13-hour tour option if you to add more stops onto your 12-hour tour itinerary. This option is only available during the summer months when there are more daylight hours.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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