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This package includes our 3 favourite locations in Victoria;
- The Great Ocean Road: One of the world’s most scenic drives
- Grampians National Park: Victoria's best hiking destination
- Phillip Island: Home to the adorable penguin parade
You will have 1 day enjoying the highlights of Phillip Island followed by 2 days travelling along the Great Ocean Road and through the magnificent mountain ranges of the Grampians National park. You can do this tour: Melbourne to Adelaide, Adelaide to Melbourne or a Melbourne round trip.
Phillip Island 1 day tour
Enroute to Phillip Island you will stop at an Australian Wildlife park to get up close and personal with animals including koalas, emus, wombats and Tasmanian devils. You will even get the chance to hand feed the kangaroos! Once you have arrived on the island you will explore the spectacular coastline from the boardwalks and lookout points set amongst natural sea bird gardens at the Nobbies. As the sun sets, watch hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach at the famous Penguin Parade.
Great Ocean Road & Grampians 2 day tour
Day 1 - Enjoy the views as you wind your way along the Great Ocean Road. You will explore an ancient rainforest, spot wild koalas and travel through rolling hills as you make your way to the breathtaking 12 Apostles. At the end of the Great Ocean Road you will head inland to Halls Gap. Overnight in the Grampians
Day 2 - Start the morning with a hike to get your blood pumping, spotting the wildlife as you go. Visit the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre then spend the afternoon in the great outdoors, exploring lookouts and magnificent waterfalls in Grampians National Park. As the day comes to an end, to you will take the inland route back to Melbourne OR transfer onto Adelaide.
What you need to bring: Sunscreen, water bottle, hat, appropriate clothing for warm and cold conditions, a small blanket/scarf and beanie can be a good idea for the Penguin Parade in winter as it gets cold on the beach.
Adelaide to Melbourne itinerary is in reverse and starts the day travelling along the Murray river.
A medium fitness level is recommended for this tour due to being a nature based walking tour.
Photography is not permitted at the penguin parade.
Parts of the itinerary may be altered or omitted due to seasonal changes
Accommodation included at Grampians only, you will need a night in Melbourne between the Phillip Island tour and Great Ocean Road/Grampian tour
When booking please advise of your pick up location in comments section
|Phillip Island 1 day Tour||Daily||9-10am Winter 12-1pm Summer||9pm Winter Midnight Summer|
|Great Ocean Road & Grampians 2 day tour: Melbourne Return OR Melbourne to Adelaide||Mon/Thurs/Saturday *Plus Tuesday in peak season||7:30am||Melbourne 8pm OR Adelaide 7:30pm|
|Great Ocean Road & Grampians 2 day tour: Adelaide to Melbourne||Wednesday *Plus Saturday in peak season||6:30am||8pm|
|Melbourne to Melbourne||1||$360|
|Melbourne to Adelaide||1||$385|
|Adelaide to Melbourne||1||$385|
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