Great Ocean Road, Grampians And Phillip Island 3 Day Adventure

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    Stand on top on the world in the Grampians National Park
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    Watch the little penguins waddle across the beach - Phillip Island Nature Park
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Wildlife Tours

Visit 3 iconic destinations in Victoria; The Great Ocean Road, Grampians & Phillip Island! Encounter unique Australian wildlife, enjoy a scenic drive & experience great walks.

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


  • 1 Day Phillip Island tour with Penguin Parade (lunch included)
  • 2 Day Great Ocean Road & Grampians Tour (1 lunch and 1 breakfast included)
  • 1 night multi-share accommodation in the Grampians
  • All park entry fees

Tours depart

Tour Day Departure time Returns
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


From 01/04/2017 until 30/03/2020
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Melbourne to Melbourne 1 $370
Melbourne to Adelaide 1 $395
Adelaide to Melbourne 1 $395

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Things You Should Know

Please note tours may not operate on public holidays recognized in the state of Victoria. For further information on tour departures please send an enquiry prior to booking your tour to avoid disappointment.

YHA Travel Package Cancellations:
Cancellation within 7 days of departure will result in a 50% loss of the ticket price; cancellation or transfer within 48 hours of departure will result in full fare forfeiture. 
Cancellation within 48 hours prior to commencement or no shows will incur 100% cancellation fee, meaning no refund.
Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages.

Bookings can only be amended more than 7 days prior to commencement.
Amendments within 48 hours of commencement will be treated as a cancellation, and you will need to make a new booking.
Each amendment (not cancellation) after confirmation will incur a fee of A$25 per person per amendment, in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator.

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  • Your credit card will be debited upon completion of the online booking process. Your booking is guaranteed once you receive a confirmation email from a YHA Travel & Tours consultant.
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  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars.
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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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Cancellations and Amendments

If you need to cancel or amend your booking after we have confirmed, please notify us immediately by email. You can find the email contact details on your booking confirmation. If you cancel or amend your booking after we have confirmed or fail to arrive on the nominated day, we will charge you the fees outlined below:


  • Once your booking has been confirmed, a minimum cancellation fee of $25 per booking will apply to all cancellations. This fee excludes tour operator fees which will vary at the discretion of the supplier/s involved.
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, transport item commencing will incur a 100% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued.
  • No- shows/ failure to check- in for any tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item is considered a cancellation and a refund will not be issued.
  • Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages. 


  • Booking changes and amendments must be made 5 business days prior to the confirmed date of commencement for the tour, activity, accommodation, or transport item.
  • Booking changes and amendments to any booking made within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item may result in full cancellation and rebooking of each item and will therefore be charged full cancellation fees.
  • Each change/ amendment after confirmation will incur a minimum fee of $25 per person, per change/ amendment. This fee is in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator which will vary in line with the cancellation and change terms and conditions of the tour operator involved.


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