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Ultimate Victoria Escape

$374
per person
VIC
Three one day tours to the Great Ocean Road, Grampians and Phillip Island, plus three nights at Melbourne Metro YHA. This is the ultimate Victorian Escape!
Three one day tours to the Great Ocean Road, Grampians and Phillip Island, plus three nights at Melbourne Metro YHA. This is the ultimate Victorian Escape!

Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island Operates:Daily

Accommodation Includes: 3 Nights Multishare at Melbourne Metro YHA

Itinerary: Day 1 – Great Ocean Road

Tour includes:
  • Morning tea and cookies
  • National park entry fees
  • Lunch
Enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives! Leaving Melbourne, we pass Torquay before enjoying morning tea at Southern Australia’s famous Bells beach. Twist and wind along the spectacular Great Ocean Road enjoying awesome coastal photo opportunities. Along the way stop to see cuddly koalas in the wild. Travel to Apollo Bay for lunch (included), and take a dip in the vast Southern Ocean. After lunch stretch your legs out on a walk through an ancient rainforest, and admire some of the world’s tallest trees in the Otway National park. Travel through rolling hills toward Port Campbell National Park and the breathtaking 12 Apostles. Learn about the tragic tales of the Shipwreck Coast and view remarkable rock formations at Loch Ard Gorge. In the afternoon, check out the fallen London Bridge and quaint fishing village of Port Campbell.

Reflect on an action packed day full of nature walks, wildlife, surf beaches, incredible rock formations and spectacular coastal views whilst heading back to Melbourne. The tour will stop off in the township of Colac for dinner (own expense).

Day 2 – Phillip Island

Tour includes:
  • National Park entry fees
  • Entrance to Penguin Parade
  • Entrance to Maru Animal Park
  • Includes 1 meal (either lunch or dinner)
Itinerary:

Head out of Melbourne for a day trip to famous Phillip Island. We begin our day at Maru Koala and Animal Park where you can see Australian wildlife including wombats, koalas, dingoes and kangaroos up close!

Travel over San Remo Bridge onto Phillip Island, known for its beautiful beaches, rugged cliffs and unique wildlife experiences.

Check out the thumping surf at Woolamai Beach and take time to enjoy a walk along the coast. Head to the new Marine Centre at The Nobbies, and take the boardwalk route for panoramic views of the rocky coast and Australian fur seals.

In the evening, we head to the Penguin Parade. View the award winning Visitor Information Centre then as the sun fades, witness the world’s littlest penguins emerge from the sea to waddle ashore. It’s a truly magical and unforgettable experience!

Day 3 – Grampians Tour includes:
  • Morning tea and cookies
  • National park entry fees
Itinerary:

Depart from the big smoke for a day trip to visit one of Victoria’s most beautiful regions, the vast Grampians National Park. The Grampians is one of the world’s oldest and most spectacular mountain ranges – rich in Aboriginal history and an abundance of native wildlife. After enjoying morning tea, you will travel into the heart of the Grampians National Park to stretch the legs with a walk to Boroka Lookout, where breathtaking mountain views await.

Visit Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural centre, and then enjoy lunch at Halls Gap (own expense). Hike to the remarkable Jaws of Death/Balconies and Reeds Lookout, experiencing majestic views and scenery –don’t forget your camera! In the afternoon, cool off at the base of Mackenzie Falls. On our return to Melbourne, we will stop along the way for dinner (own expense).

Highlights
  • 3 nights multi-share accommodation at Melbourne Metro YHA
  • 1 Day Phillip Island Tour- experience our famous Penguin Parade and Australian Wildlife!
  • 1 Day Great Ocean Road Tour- visit one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world!
  • 1 Day Grampians Tour- witness breathtaking scenery in a truly special national park- The Grampians

Tours depart

Grampians Operates: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Departs Melbourne Metro YHA: Approximately Great Ocean Road and Grampians Tours - 6:50am and Phillip Island Tour - 9:45am (winter) and 11:40am (summer).

Returns Melbourne: Approximately Great Ocean Road and Grampians Tours - 9:00pm and Phillip Island Tour - 10pm-12am.

Prices

From 01 April 2015 until 31 March 2016
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Multi Share 3 $374.00
Some price options may not be available and Tours & Activities must be booked at least five days prior to the end of their current season and not more than six months in advance.

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