Tours & Activities

Great Ocean Road Private Day Tour

Experience the awe-inspiring Great Ocean Road, a bucket-list coastal drive renowned for its breathtaking beauty. Stretching 240 kilometers, this iconic route unveils majestic cliffs, pristine beaches, and enchanting rainforests. Starting from Torquay’s Memorial Arch, the road follows the coastline, with highlights including koala spotting at Kennett River and the lively town of Lorne.

Great Ocean Road Odyssey: Nature’s Marvels

Venturing inland, verdant rainforests and cascading waterfalls create a serene ambiance. The landscape then transitions to the dramatic limestone cliffs of the Shipwreck Coast. Descend the Gibson Steps for an up-close encounter with remarkable rock formations before reaching the iconic 12 Apostles.

For an unforgettable perspective, take an optional helicopter flight to witness the mesmerizing coastline and monolithic wonders from above. Embrace the magic of the Great Ocean Road.

The Great Ocean Road is widely known as one of the world’s most spectacular coastline drives and a bucket list destination any time of the year. Stretching over 240 kilometres the road hugs majestic coastal cliffs, pristine white sand beaches and breath taking rain forests.

Dotted along the way are the picturesque seaside villages of Lorne, Apollo Bay and Port Campbell. Popular with locals and tourists alike, pop in to the many boutique shops to pick up something unique to the area. Sit down to a gourmet lunch with views of the ocean as a backdrop.

With Melbourne Elite Tours you will get to see all the spectacular sights without ever being rushed. The road starts at Torquay with the Memorial Arch, the gateway to the Great Ocean Road. From here the road hugs the coast all the way to Apollo Bay. Stop at Kennett River to view koalas in their natural habitat and the bustling town of Lorne before stopping at Apollo Bay for lunch.

The road then heads inland through lush green semi temperate rain forest and refreshing waterfalls. Leaving the green behind we emerge into the limestone cliffs of the Shipwreck Coast. Get a close up view of these truly amazing rock formations by taking the 80 steps down to the beach at the Gibson Steps before arriving at the iconic 12 Apostles.

Take to the skies in an optional helicopter flight to get a bird’s eye view of these huge monoliths and breathtaking coastline. It’s a magical experience that will stick in the memory for a lifetime.

On our return we head inland and drive through picturesque rural townships and farmlands before arriving back at your accommodation.

This tour will take between 12 and 13 hours. We suggest leaving at 7.30am to be able to visit all the great attractions.

  • The 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Airey’s Inlet Lighthouse
  • Seaside villages of Lorne and Apollo Bay
  • Otway National Park
  • Kennett River (koala spotting)
  • Multiple stops for photo opportunities

OPTIONAL EXTRA HIGHLIGHTS

  • Helicopter flight over the 12 Apostles
  • Pick-up and return to your hotel or private address
  • Morning or Afternoon Tea
  • All stops and sites
  • Gourmet 2 course lunch
  • Multiple stops for photo opportunities
  • Flexible and fully customised itinerary
  • Luxury vehicle with complimentary bottled water

WHAT TO BRING

  • Warm jacket, sturdy footwear

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