This 3 day Melbourne to Adelaide BUDGET wildlife tour visit's Bells Beach, Grampians National Park, Apollo Bay, Otway Rainforest, Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Warrnambool, Tower Hill, Logans Beach, Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Mckenzie Falls, Halls Gap and much, much more.
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Every Wednesday and Sunday* all year round
* Off season Sunday Departures are subject to minimum number of bookings.
|Vehicle||Mini Bus / Coaster|
|Start||Melbourne @ 06.50 am|
|Finish||Adelaide @ 06.30 pm|
* Surf Beach
Enjoy some complimentary morning tea/coffee as we watch the surfers at Bells Beach.
* Memorial Arch (Eastern View)
Take some pictures at the historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch.
* Beach Walk
Go for a stroll along some of the most beautiful beaches in the world
* Lorne & Anglesea Feel the small town coastal vibe as we cruise through these picturesque seaside villages.
* Spot wild Koalas / Wildlife viewing at Kennett River
See how many Koalas you can find at Kennett River. Get amongst beautiful bird: King Parrots, Crimson rosellas and look out for the famous Kookaburra.
* Delicious Lunch
Enjoy a complimentary Lunch in Apollo Bay
* Otway's Rainforest (Mait's Rest)
Take a guided bushwalk through this very rare, ancient and cool temperate rainforest. You'll feel dwarfed as you stroll past some of the tallest trees in the world. The path is an easy 800 metres circular walk and can be slippery at places. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
* Twelve Apostles
View the beautiful limestone stacks that form the mighty Twelve Apostles. Treat yourself to an optional helicopter flight for an extra $80 (Weather & Time permitting).
* Loch Ard Gorge
A beautiful vista of towerng cliffs, a sparkling blue-green sea with a small sandy beach. This gorge derives its name from one of Victoria's most tragic shipwrecks more then 120 years ago. Take a short walk to view the famous Razorback & Salt and pepper shakers or just laze on the beach at the bottom of the gorge.
* London Bridge
London Bridge has fallen down....BUT it still makes a stunning photo opportunity and has a great story behind it.
* Cudgee Creek Wildlife Park
Enjoy a hands-on wildlife approach. Feed may species of kangaroos, wallabies, hold snakes, a baby koala and watch the antics of flying foxes, emus, sugar gliders, kookaburas, koalas and a variety of waterbirds. Get among the birds with a stroll in a walk through aviary. Great photo opportunities.
* Overnight stay at Warnambool Beach Backpackers
Spend the night in Warnambool's best backpackers, just a stone throw away from the beach.
or an upgrade to a motel can be arranged upon request
Meal (MT, L)
* Free Optional Activities
If you feel energetic, get up early and use some of the free hostel equipment. Go for a bike ride, grab a fishing rod or ask for a boogie board and hit the beach. The amazing clifftop walk here is definately recommended.
* Whale Watching (Winter only)
Look for whales at Logans Beach as they make their way around the Southern Coast of Australia.
* Visit Tower Hill National Park
Victoria's first National Park is a 30 000 year old extinct volcano. Originally the land of the local Koroitgundidj people is now a wildlife wonderland full of Koalas, Emus, Kangaroos, Magpie Geese, Echidnas, Possums as well as waterbirds.
* Mount Rouse
Take a walk to the very top of this extinct volcano, believed to be over 2 million years old and enjoy spectacular views of lava fields and surrounding landscape. On a clear day you can see the ocean to the south and Grampians to the north.
* The Pinnacle or Hollow Mountain
Explore the breathtaking beauty of massive sandstone outcrops and eucalypt covered slopes of The Northern Grampians. This 2 hour long hike will take you through a densly vegetated gully and up to the base of iron-stained cliff. A short uphill scramble to the top completes the walk and offers breathtaking views of the Northern Grampians and the Wimmera plains. Sturdy hiking shoes with good grip and at least 2 litres of water is essential.
* Aussie BBQ
Help to cook a true blue Aussie BBQ for tonight's dinner in the Grampians National Park.
* Overnight stay in Halls Gap
Spend the night in the heart of the Grampians National park, at Neds Beds or the Grampians YHA
* Tour the Grampians National Park
Home to the Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Emus, Birds, Echidnas and many other Australian creatures as well as an abundant array of plant life. Trully a wildlife, waterfall, walking wonderland!
* Reed's Lookout or Lake Bellfield
Take a stroll along the lake's shore and breathe the fresh mountain air. This ever popular walking and picknicking spot is just a short drive from Hall's Gap.
* Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Learn about the history and culture of Jardwadjali and Djab Wurring Aboriginal tribes. Surrounding gardens are a great place to relax and spot more wildlife.
* McKenzie Falls, Clematis Falls or Silverband Falls
A plesant, 1.8 km return walk on a well maintained path. This will take you to the beautiful Clematis Falls. The walk commences from the heart of the Grampians.
* Halls Gap
Spend time in Halls Gap and get your lunch in numerous cafes or restaurants. Try a classic Aussie pie or a traditional gellati.
* 'Jaw's of Death' or Bunjil's Cave
Bunjil, the almighty Grampians creator, was the leading figure in spiritual life of local Abroginal people. The only known rock art painting of Bunjil, is found on the way to Stawell.
* Connect with a luxury coach to Adelaide
connect in Stawell or Horsham for continuation onto Adelaide.