Great Ocean Road Tour Plus Koalas, Forest Walk And Morning Tea.

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From $93.43

88 reviews   (4.76)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 13 hours

Departs: Melbourne, Melbourne

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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After being picked up from your CBD accommodation you will then explore the world famous Great Ocean Road in this full day tour, follow along in many different languages in our website app so you don’t miss a thing. Spend the day in an airconditioned vehicle not only exploring the coastline features but also seeing first hand koalas and birds in their natural habitat as well as a guided forest walk where you will see some of the tallest trees in the world. Morning tea is also included. All of this on top of the iconic favourites such as the Torquay Surf Beach, Loch Ard Gorge, 12 Apostles and Gibson Steps with plenty of photo stops along the way.
Bring an umbrella if rain is forecast.

What's Included

Everything included in the price including morning tea with the exception of lunch and dinner.

What's Not Included

Lunch And Dinner

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 13
  • ADULT: Age: 14 - 99

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Torquay Front Beach
We stop here to experience first hand your first look and feel of the iconic beaches and coastal views. You will also be in clear seeing distance of the world famous Bells Surfing Beach.
Get a taste of what is to come by taking coastal photos and smelling the fresh seaside air.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Roadside photo opportunity of the most photographed house on Great Ocean Road. Suspended 40 metres above ground by a singular concrete column, its unique architecture maximises the stunning coastline view.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Great Ocean Road
Photo stop at the iconic Great Ocean Road sign.
Snap a selfie at this iconic post and send it to your friends.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cape Patton Lookout Point
A stop at one of the best viewing places along the Great Ocean Road to capture that iconic coastline vista.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Apollo Bay
Here we stop at the coastal town of Apollo Bay where you can purchase your lunch from the many restaurants and cafes on offer. You can also walk around the coastal town or even take a swim in the beach if the weather suits.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kennett River
Koalas and parrots in their natural habitat.
Your experienced guide knows where to go.
Witness koalas and colorful parrots in their natural environment.

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mait's Rest
Your guide will take you on a forest walk where you will see some of the tallest trees in the world. You will also take in the wonderful fresh natural smells the trees have to offer.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Gibsons Steps
Here you will be able to see some of the 12 Apostles from sea level on the beach. You will feel like you can reach out and touch these limestone marvels.

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Twelve Apostles
Take your time to view the world renowned 12 Apostles. An awesome sight with fantastic photo opportunities. See for yourself why these limestone beauties are known all around the world.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Razorback
See the unique jagged Razorback formation

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Island Arch Lookout
The Island Archway, the original archway collapsed in 2009 however two striking stacks remain, standing nearly as tall as the Apostles.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Loch Ard Gorge
The final touring stop but many say it is the best. You need to witness first hand this magnificent formation of rocks and rolling sea. Ground level viewing that will excite you with the natural glories it possesses.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We stop at Colac on the way home where you can purchase dinner from the many restaurants and cafes on offer. After dinner we return you to your CBD hotel.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Rohaan_S, 22-12-2022
Great trip loved it , I will recommend it to everyone this tour is full of scenic views and amazing tour guide
Enjoyable adventure
Pamela_M, 22-12-2022
What a great day we had on the Great Ocean road tour with Matt. Loved all the information we were given plenty of time to take photos but above all a knowledgeable fun tour guide Thank you
Long day but a must do trip
Lee_C, 21-12-2022
Great day made all the better by Paul who was the best tour guide ever who has a great sense of humour, thanks for making it memorable
Well organised tour with a great guide
marybF4358ZQ, 21-12-2022
Great tour and Jack was a very organised and well thought out guide. His communication was very clear and his double act with Mat was fairly entertaining. A bit of hit and miss with spotting koalas, but then they live in their natural habitat. Would love more time at Lord ard gorge especially if the weather is good to allow swim. Recommended!
Fantastic day!
marissa123i, 21-12-2022
I had an amazing day with Matt as our tourguide. The combination of activities/ stops during the day was very good. We had plenty of time at all the stops so I never felt rushed. Matt clearly loves what he is doing which makes it even more fun. He offered us a good combination of history and funfacts, and it all comes with a lot of humor which was awesome. His driving was very comfortable and safe. Translations of the commentary is available in 14 different languages. Definitely recommend this tour :)
Don’t miss this tour - excellent
Suzanne_N, 11-01-2023
The rain forest walk was fabulous and our guide Jack was knowledgeable, friendly, efficient, energetic and professional. He and Matt worked hard to give our group the best experience, spotting sleeping koalas etc
My experience
tina_h, 11-01-2023
This tour was great! I have learnt many new things such as the history of all the areas. The tour guide was very engaging and enthusiastic, giving information about every detail of a thing or the place. The tour guide has extensive knowledge of every area and will answer any of your questions such as giving directions and questions about the landmark. The time allowed for exploring the land mark is enough to be able to explore every angle and place of the world heritage! I recommend this experience to everyone!

ps. Just be aware that the meeting point of this tour is The Great Southern Hotel not the hotel you have picked.
Great day out!
Shinead_S, 09-01-2023
This has been on our bucket list & did not disappoint!
Jack was our guide & he was very informative, entertaining & always happy to answer any questions.
We had a fabulous day seeing iconic landscapes & learnt so much.
Would highly recommend doing this tour
Great day out - worth doing!
Aneesha_M, 09-01-2023
Our tour host, Clemency, was really friendly and informative. We particularly enjoyed her description of Tom and Eva's story around the Loch Ard Gorge. The Great Ocean Road was beautiful to see and most of the stops were worth it. Would have been nice to have had longer at Apollo Bay and the actual Gorge, and less / no time at Kennet River.
Not much information re places visit
arunima g, 10-01-2023
The drive was very pretty and seeing the apostles and the ocean road was good. The beach we visited was nice. The van broke down which lengthened the beach time, which wasn’t an issue and nobody’s fault. However although the guide seemed to be a nice man, we were not given much information at all re the history of the place, the apostles, or much else, so maybe we could have just driven there ourselves. The ‘koala walk’ had one koala which is ok, but we were not accompanied, so if there were snakes or an emergency we would have had nobody, The toilet stops were horrendous, extremely dirty and could not be used, apart from lunch, when we used the cafe where we ate, Not worth spending so much

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