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Great Ocean Road Day Tour in Reverse - 12 Apostles
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Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Day Tour

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1 Day
Daily Approx 7am
Around 8:30 - 9:00pm
Discover and be inspired by one of the best drives in the world – the Great Ocean Road!

Stunning scenery, amazing landmarks and an abundance of wildlife are just a few of the reasons that make the beautiful winding path of the Great Ocean Road one of the best drives in the world.

See superb beaches and get up close with koalas in the wild and keep an eye out for them in the trees as you make your way along the winding road.

Arrive at the 12 Apostles and marvel at them in their natural beauty. Visit famous landmarks such as Loch Ard Gorge and the Gibson Steps. If you have time for one day trip to Melbourne, this is it!


  • Morning tea
  • All park entry fees
  • Stops like Loch Ard Gorge & the 12 Apostles!
  • Wildlife spotting
  • Friendly, informative tour guide
  • Comfortable bus with aircon
  • Melbourne CBD or St Kilda pickup & dropoff

The Great Ocean Road is a fantastic place to visit while travelling around Melbourne. Sit back and relax because the guide will drive you and teach you all about this awesome area. Take in the most beautiful views and make some new friends on your tour!” – Crissy – One Stop Adventures Travel Expert


  • Be blown away by the stunning coastal roads
  • Get some sand between your toes at some of Australia's most spectacular beaches
  • Get up close and personal with koalas and some amazing birdlife in the wild
  • Marvel at the 12 Apostles
  • Visit Loch Ard Gorge and learn the true story of the famous shipwreck

Depart Melbourne and enter the Great Ocean Road arriving at a beautiful coastal town for coffee or tea. Get to know everyone in your tour group!

Head to the popular Memorial Arch for photos and get some sand between your toes at the beach. Learn the history of the Great Ocean Road while marvelling at the coastline.

Look for koalas and native birds in the wild at Kennett River. We'll then enjoy a lunch stop at Apollo Bay.

Head back to the coast before arriving at the famous 12 Apostles!

Visit Loch Ard Gorge and learn the tale of the famous shipwreck. We'll check out some awesome attractions like the Razorback, Dumpling Pots and the Archway.

Finally, we are taking the inland route back to Melbourne. Along the way, we pass through several country towns and then drop you off at your selected location again. Arrive back in Melbourne around 9:00pm.


*Tour itinerary may vary slightly due to weather.

Please note: this popular area is big (the Great Ocean Road is around 250km long!) and therefore the tour involves quite a lot of driving. This is just because we really want to show you the best parts of the beautiful Great Ocean Road! So, we have packed the day with lots of amazing stops, which means it's going to be a long, but unforgettable day.

What to Bring:

  • Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Water bottle