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Great Ocean Road EXPRESS to 12Apostles first, scenic daytrip

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Great Ocean Road-trip EXPRESS to the 12 Apostles & Loch Ard Gorge first to explore coastal wonderlands before the crowds in summer peak. Incredible scenery, stunning beaches, wildlife & a rainforest.


  • relax & admire from elevated seats Australia's iconic 'Great Ocean Road'
  • explore wonderlands; 12 Apostles, Gibson Steps, Loch Ard Gorge & a rainforest
  • helicopter grand view at 12 Apostles if you'd like us to pre-arrange
  • as a boutique tourer (& this region's specialist) caring for a max24 fun group
  • arrive before the summer crowds to enjoy the National Park highlights in morning


Our “beat the crowds & summer heat” epic scenery tour - a fun-filled daytrip from Melbourne with elevated seat viewing along the world-renowned 'Great Ocean Road' with real wildlife spotting, beautiful beaches & an ancient rainforest after exploring the majestic coastline of 12 Apostles, Gibson Steps or Thunder Cave, Razorback, Island Archway & the Loch Ard Gorge first before the afternoon crowds arrive & the summer heat sets in. Awaken with cafe barista coffee, the traditional Anzac biscuits are on us to learn Aussie history before the Memorial Arch. Enjoy a picturesque seaside town for lunch & take a refreshing dip in the sea if you bring your bathers. We really do make the Great Ocean Road AMAZING! Our thoughtful details along the way add-up to a big difference to all the others, we ONLY tour this incredible region so let us make your once-in-a-lifetime day here the best it can be with our medium size bus that can access real highlights the large coaches can't get to! > be collected from Melbourne, Southbank & St Kilda hotels early, but rest for a couple hours while we exit the city direct to the 12 Apostles (don't worry - it's worth it) + awaken with barista coffee at a country cafe if you wish, enjoy morning juice & Anzac biscuits on us before the final leg through farming countryside to arrive at the majestic coastline you've come to explore with less visitors, for a little more serenity perhaps: + Gibson Steps view from the top or conquer the grand sea cliff steps to the rugged shoreline (if conditions permit) or the Thunder Cave - on a rough day the waves crash with a loud boom! On a calm day the serenity will take your breath away + 12 Apostles be mesmerised by the alluring stacks, optional helicopter ride if you'd like us to pre-arrange + Loch Ard Gorge jewel in the crown + Island Archway & the Razorback a beast when raging seas swell All this world-class scenery viewing calls for a re-charge at pretty Port Campbell town for lunch, fish 'n chips on the beach perhaps? Bring your bathers for a refreshing dip if you like. > leave the National Park to travel along the famous Great Ocean Road - through the forest of giant Mountain Ash gum trees before the coast-hugging glory unfolds before your eyes; + step inside Maits Rest rainforest for a moment to feel like you're in another world - showcasing the diversity of the Great Ocean Road + pick up an award-winning ice cream at Apollo Bay + Memorial Arch album-cover-worthy pic to complete the photos + drive by a kangaroo hang-out to see who's about > journey back with whole hearts & wide smiles, forever grateful share your lifelong memory photos & now relax as we arrive to Melbourne around 7:30pm depending on variables in the day, to commence the hotel drops & for your dinner plans How does all that sound? One big, unforgettable day of bucket-list memories.


fun & expert Guide tour bus (not coach) air-conditioned selected hotels pick-up & return morning juice & traditional Anzac biscuits (or Vegan/GF alternative) National Park entrances translated web tour in languages

Important Information

  • This tour will operate rain or shine - it's all part of Mother Nature's show! Wear comfortable shoes & layer clothing to suit all coastal weather conditions as it can change in the day.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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