Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island & Mornington Peninsula

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    Walk through an ancient rainforest along the Great Ocean Road
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    There are plenty of instagram worthy locations on this tour! - Portsea Pier
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    Encounter Australian wildlife at Moonlit Sanctuary
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    Watch the little penguins waddle across the beach
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Bunyip Tours

Discover the breathtaking coastlines and unique wildlife of Victoria on this 2 day tour of the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island and Mornington Peninsula.

Can't decide if you should visit the famous penguin parade at Phillip Island or head down the Great Ocean Road to the iconic 12 Apostles? Why not both?

Day 1
Departing Melbourne you will take the inland route to Port Campbell, heading straight to the 12 Apostles. Stroll along the board walks and check out the various lookout points to admire the magnificent size of the limestone stacks. You can head down to the beach at Loch Ard Gorge and Gibson Steps to get the sand between your toes. As you wind your way along the Great Ocean Road you will get the chance to walk through an ancient rainforest, spot wild koalas and visit small coastal towns. Overnight at Bellarine Holiday Park.

Day 2
Start the morning with a ferry transfer from Queenscliff to Sorrento, keeping an eye out for dolphins as you cross the bay! Along the way to Phillip Island you will visit the brightly coloured bathing boxes at Portsea and stop in at Moonlight Sanctuary to encounter some of Australia's most adorable native animals. Explore the spectacular coastline of the island 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. 

What you need to bring: Water, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, toiletries, rain jacket, camera, swimwear, towel, 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.

Photography is not permitted at the penguin parade.
Luggage is limited to a 5KG overnight bag.

When booking please advise if your pick up is Melbourne Metro YHA or Melbourne Central YHA in comments section


  • 12 Apostles
  • National park entry fees
  • Wildlife park entry
  • Penguin Parade entry
  • Ferry transfer from Queenscliff to Sorrento
  • 1 dinner & 1 breakfast
  • 1 night multi-share at Bellarine Holiday Park
  • Option to add on pre and post tour accommodation at Melbourne Metro YHA

Tours depart

Departs Day Departure time Returns
Melbourne Mon/Wed/Fri 7:15am 9pm winter 12am summer


From 01/04/2019 until 31/03/2020
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Adult 1 $325
Adult + penguins plus upgrade 1 $350
Adult + 2 nights multishare accommodation 3 $380

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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.

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