Experience the Great Ocean Road with this small company that is not only a specialist of the region but will give you an experince like no one else. This trip runs in reverse to all the others, having you at the 12 Apostles before the crowds!
Arriving hours before the rest you will be able to get those perfect insta-worthy shots. Admire the mighty limestone stacks from the cliff side trails and boardwalks, be surrounded by the towering cliffs at Loch Ard Gorge and learn of the rich maritime history of the shipwreck coast.
You will drive through the Great Otway National Park as you make your way to the charming seaside town of Apollo Bay for lunch.
Enjoy the spectacular ocean views as your wind your way along the Great Ocean Road back towards Melbourne. Along the way you will stop at lookouts, wander through the rainforest and search the eucalyptus trees to find dozing koalas and native birdlife.
Stop at Lorne for afternoon tea and coffee with time for a stroll along the pier, where the famous Lorne Pier to Pub annual race takes place.
The drive continues along the Surf Coast until you reach the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch, then head back up the highway to Melbourne, aiming to be back in the city around 7:30 pm.
What you need to bring: Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool weather clothing, swimmers, towel.
When booking please advise if your pick up is Melbourne Metro YHA or Melbourne Central YHA in comments section.
|Tour + 2 nights @ Melbourne Metro YHA||2||$165|
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