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The Great Ocean Road winds over 200kms of spectacular coastline with incredible ocean views, ancient rainforest and an abundance of unique Australian wildlife. If you are lucky in winter you might even spot the odd whale passing by! After an early morning morning departure your first stop will be at a surf beach to enjoy the fresh ocean air and enjoy a complimentary morning tea. Then this is where the Great Ocean Road starts, a quick stop at the Memorial Arch for a photo then onto those incredible ocean views!
Be sure to keep an eye out for wildlife! Don't worry if you miss them while you are on the road as you will get to meet some snoozing koalas and brightly coloured birds, who certainly aren't shy, at Kennett River.
After a lunch stop in the charming seaside town of Apollo Bay you will get a chance to get some quality time off the bus to stretch your legs on a walk through ancient rainforest.
Upon arrival at the 12 Apostles you will be awestruck by the mighty limestone stacks and intrigued by the stories of the shipwreck coast at Loch Ard Gorge. For a bird’s eye view, add on a 15 minute helicopter at the 12 Apostles (this may reduce your viewing time at the 12 Apostles main lookout).
As the sun sets, you will make a stop to purchase dinner to prepare for the return drive to Melbourne via the inland route.
If you would like to take your time along the Great Ocean Road upgrade to the hop on/hop off tour. You will be dropped off at Apollo Bay YHA after lunch. Explore the charming seaside town, stay at our eco friendly hostel and rejoin the tour after lunch the following day.
What you need to bring: Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, warm and cool weather clothing.
When booking please advise if your pick up is Melbourne Metro YHA or Melbourne Central YHA in comments section
|Child (0-12 years)||0||$85|
|Adult hop on/hop off tour + 1 night multishare at Apollo Bay YHA||1||$159|
|Adult + 2 nights multishare at Melbourne Metro YHA||2||$169|
|Adult + helicopter flight||0||$264|
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-If you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay if your tour includes accommodation.
- If you are an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia. Your membership will renew automatically, unless you have not stayed in a YHA hostel in the past 24 months and have unsubscribed from all electronic communications.
- If you are not an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia.
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