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Small-Group Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Full-Day Tour from Melbourne

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    What to Expect
    Experience one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives! After leaving Melbourne early morning and passing the beautiful beach town of

    Torquay it is time for some morning tea at Southern Australia’s beautiful beaches. Twist and wind along the spectacular

    Great Ocean Road enjoying awesome coastal photo opportunities. See the lighthouse made famous from the TV series ‘

    Round the Twist.’ Along the way stop to see cuddly koalas in the wild.

    Travel to

    Apollo Bay for lunch (

    from the 1st April 2019 Cafe Lunch will not be included in tour price), and if weather permits why not cool off in the magnificent Southern Ocean? After lunch stretch those legs whilst exploring an ancient rainforest, and admire some of the world’s tallest trees in the

    Otway National Park. Travel through rolling hills toward

    Port Campbell National Park and the breathtaking 12 Apostles. Learn about the tragic tales of the Shipwreck coast and view remarkable rock formations at

    Loch Ard Gorge. Check out the fallen London Bridge and the quaint fishing village of Port Campbell or walk down the impressive Gibsons steps to get a different view of the 12 Apostles..

    Sit back, relax and reflect on an action packed day full of nature walks, wildlife, surf beaches, incredible rock formations and spectacular coastal views heading towards Melbourne. Stop in the township of Colac for dinner (own expense).
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Departure Time
    7:15 AM
    Duration
    24h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • National Park fees
    • On-board water refill stations
    • Morning tea & biscuits
    • Professional driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • On-board electronic feedback tablets and free Wifi for the journey home.
    • download our FREE App “Tour Translations of Australia” before travel! Available in Google Play & Apple App Store in 10 languages.
    • Small-group tour, on a 24 seater air conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - The Great Ocean Road
    • Entry/Admission - Twelve Apostles
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We went to the great Ocean road tour with autopia this Sunday. As expected, the great Ocean road was amazing, we loved it. Even though it's a lot to cover in one day, autopia has designed the tour well, ensuring that the tourists get to...More

    Thank aashish_raina
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was a great day with an amazing itinerary, jam-packed with spectacular, scenic stops. The driver/host Sylvain was friendly, informative and most importantly, a skilled driver. The only hesitation I have in giving a 5 star rating is the comfort of the coach itself. If...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Bruce R
    GLTG, Autopia Tours at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Lovely to hear you enjoyed your day, Bruce! Thank you for the great feedback, we'll pass it along to Sylvain. We hear your comments regarding the back seats. To avoid such discomfort, we don't sell the last seat of the bus and also provide cushions...More

    Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

    I did the reverse trip and it was fantastic. I would highly recommend this day trip for Solo travellers looking to explore the Great Ocean Road. My tour guide was Chris and he was super friendly and knew his stuff ! Great tour and reasonably...More

    Thank sheanon1
    GLTG, Autopia Tours at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Awesome to hear! Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again!

    Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

    Everything about the tour was great. We were in the capable hands of Darren who was a great tour guide, he had a lot of knowledge and his humour definitely made the tour entertaining as well as interesting and informative. We were also joined by...More

    Thank Sam T
    GLTG, Autopia Tours Customer Service at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2019

    Hi Sam, thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! Great to hear Darren and Guy kept you entertained and you enjoyed your day. We will pass your words onto them. We hope to see you again on our other...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2019 via mobile

    Loved this, was worried on time with it getting dark because of the winter months but the tour guides had everything under control and we had plenty of time for photo ops! Tour guides were great, Sven I think his name was. (French)More

    Thank Ruairib1
    GLTG, Autopia Tours Customer Service at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2019

    Hi there, and thank you for leaving us a review! We are glad you enjoyed your day and that the winter's short days did not reach to darken your tour :) We will pass your comments to your tour guide and hope to see you...More

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    15 July 2019|
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    Response from Stanton M | Reviewed this property |
    8-9 hours - very worthwhile - had an amazing time.
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    21 February 2019|
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    Response from CelloB | Reviewed this property |
    Around 7ish depending on your pickup point.
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    6 January 2019|
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    Response from cal1975 |
    Since this is a small group tour, what's the maximum of people allowed? Also, what size vehicle will be used for transport?
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