Great Ocean Road - Leisure Holidays

Great Ocean RoadAustralia

From RM0 / per person for 4 nights
Discover the wonders of Australia's Great Ocean Road.

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Summary

Navigate the scenic highways of Australia’s Great Ocean Road on a once-in-a-lifetime getaway, stopping at several hotspots along the way at your leisure. Start your journey in the exciting city of Melbourne before setting out for sceneray Apollo Bay, from there move on to Port Fairy, carry on to Robe then to the vineyards of Barossa Valley. From Baroosa to Adelaide spread out over 5 days to round out your marvellous holiday.

 

NOTES: Ground arrangements are subject to availability. Surcharge applies for higher alternative & subject to client’s acceptance

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Itinerary

Vehicle

Choice of SCAR - Hyundai Elantra (or similar) or FVAR - Hyundai imax (or similar). Surcharge applies higher vehicle category.

Accommodation

Day 1 - Comfort Inn The International

Day 2 - Comfort Inn Port Fairy

Day 3 - Best Western Melaleuca Motel & Apartments

Day 4 - Lyndoch Hill

Day 5 - Depart Melbourne

Sightseeing

Day 1 - Melbourne to Apollo Bay (187km)

On leaving Melbourne, cross the West Gate Bridge & take the Princes Highway to Geelong, the largest provincial city in Victoria. From Geelong travel to Torquay, the start of the Great Ocean Road, & recognised as the surfing capital of Australia. Stop at the nearby famous Bells Beach or the beautiful Erskine Falls. The scenic coastline from Lorne to Apollo Bay has been described as one of the most beautiful & breathtaking drives in the world.


Day 2 - Apollo Bay to Port Fairy (188km)

This morning travel along the fabulous Great Ocean Road to Port Campbell. See the amazing rock formations of the Twelve Apostles, which are huge stone pillars sticking out of the surf, carved over time by the crashing Southern Ocean waves. Travelling on past Port Campbell you will see London Bridge - the broken arch. Continuing the ‘Shipwreck Coast’ begins, from Port Campbell and Warrnambool & on to Port Fairy.


Day 3 - Port Fairy To Robe (291 km or via the Grampians 487 km)

There is a choice of routes today, the shorter route will take you via Portland & Cape Nelson, along the coast directly to Mount Gambier, & then on to Robe, via Millicent. The longer route will mean a very early start. Travel via Penhurst to Dunkeld, & then from Dunkeld a scenic drive will take you through the Grampians National Park & onto Halls Gap. Highlights within the Grampians include McKenzie Falls, Reids Lookout & the Balconies. There are walks of varying length & difficulties to reach some of these points. Return to Dunkeld, & then onto Mt Gambier & Robe


Day 4 - Robe to the Barossa Valley (350km)

Continue on to Kingston & travel towards Adelaide, travelling along the Coorong National Park skirting Lake Albert & Lake Alexandria. Travel to the towns of Tailem Bend & Murray Bridge. Travel through Mannum, Mt Pleasant & Angaston. Mannum is one of the oldest towns located on the Murray River & has an historic & lively past. The Barossa Valley is one of Australia’s most famous wine producing areas. It is a warm & intimate place of charming old towns, the vineyards spreading across undulating hills in well-tended, precise rows.


Day 5 - Barossa Valley to Adelaide (80km)

There is plenty of time to explore the Barossa Valley. There are many famous wineries to visit including, Yalumba, Orlando & Penfolds, as well as many boutique wineries to discover. Some wineries are still run by members of the same families that established them last century. You can also experience an array of gourmet food products & local delicacies. This afternoon travel south through Gawler to Adelaide, the capital of South Australia & known in Australia as the City of Churches. 

Includes Jacobs Creek Intro to wine + 2-course lunch

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

Car Rental

5 days car rental includes unlimited kms, NIL Excess, 10% GST, one-way drop off fees, GPS rental & Co-Pilot Kit (maps, driving instructions, itineraries)

Sightseeing Tour

Half-day Jacobs Creek Introduction to wine + Lunch (close out: 1-2Apr/25Apr/25-26Dec/1Jan/26Jan/28Jan)

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

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