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Great Ocean Road Reverse Tour
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Great Ocean Road in Reverse Day Tour


1 Day
Lunch, Dinner
Daily between 7am and 8am
Do the Great Ocean Road in Reverse and escape the crowds!

Experience one of the top ten drives in the world the opposite way to the usual itinerary! After being picked up head straight to the end of the Great Ocean Road and check out the spectacular 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Feel dwarfed amongst the massive trees in the Otway Rainforest, see koalas in the wild up close and check out the surf coast and memorial arch. Enjoy dinner in Torquay before the short drive back to Melbourne.


  • Friendly, informative Tour Guide
  • Morning tea, Lunch and Dinner
  • All Park entrance fees
  • Transport in Mini bus

Clinton little faceThe Great Ocean Road is one of the main reasons people come to Melbourne besides food, it’s a must do and if you’re short on time a one day trip is the best way to see it.” –Paul – One Stop Adventures Travel Expert


  • Explore the Great Ocean Road without the crowds
  • Get stunning photos at the 12 apostles and Loch Ard Gorge
  • Explore the Otway Rainforest
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch
  • Visit the surf coast - Apollo bay, Lorne, Torquay and more!
  • Get an iconic photo at Memorial Arch
  • Enjoy Dinner in Torquay before heading back to Melbourne

After picking up from Melbourne CBD and St Kilda Accommodation we head out over the West Gate Bridge and out on the freeway towards the end of the Great Ocean Road. Half way there we'll jump out of the bus, stretch our legs and get to know everyone in the group over some morning tea. We'll then enjoy some winding roads through scenic farming country until we arrive at the Ship Wreck coast on the Great Ocean Road. This is a great opportunity to get some truly awesome shots of the twelve apostles with alot less people around than in the afternoon. We'll head to Loch Ard Gorge and learn the story of the survivors of the Famous ship wreck - the Loch Ard and spend some time exploring the area, make sure you get down on the beach!

We continue our journey back towards Melbourne and head to the Otway National park for a walk through the Rainforest. Here we can check out the wildlife, massive mountain ash trees and breathe in some of the freshest air you'll ever take in! We head into Apollo Bay where we can taste some vegemite icecream and checkout this cool surf town. Afterwards it's off to Kennett River where we can spot Koalas and birds in the wild! continuing along the surf coast's winding road enjoying the views we make our way to Memorial Arch where we can get one of the iconic pictures of the day with the "Great Ocean Road" sign and check out the beach while learning a little history about the road itself.

Our final stop is Torquay where we get some dinner and head to surf beach to eat and reflect on what an awesome day we've had before making the short trip back to Melbourne arriving approximately 9pm.

Highlight of the day

The 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge

Meals Included

Morning Tea, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Activities

Helicopter Ride over the 12 Apostles ($145 – 10 to 15 minutes)

Frequently Asked Questions

Who travels on these tours?

This tour is aimed at 18 – 39 year old travellers though if you’re young at heart and a keen adventurer there is no age restriction

What is the Fitness Level required for this tour?

Easy – Most people will not find the walks on this tour challenging

What do i need to bring on this tour? 

  • Water
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Spending Money
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • your sense of fun and adventure!

Departs from Melbourne CBD and St Kilda Accommodation between 7am and 8am

Returns to Melbourne approximately 9pm

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