3 Days Great Ocean Road & Grampians Budget Tour

3 Days Great Ocean Road & Grampians Budget Tour

There is so much to see along the Great Ocean Road and this tour allows us to explore some of the hidden gems that most visitors never see. Secret beaches, longer hikes, stunning mountain views, a dormant volcano with an abundance of wildlife and some excellent Aussie tucker are just a few of the extra highlights you will be rewarded with if you spend a few days with us on this tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Surf Beach
  • Historic Memorial Arch
  • Seaside Towns
  • Kennett River
  • Otway's Rainforest
  • Twelve Apostles
  • Halls Gap
  • Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Grampians National Park
  • McKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls
  • Jaw’s of Death’ or Aboriginal Cave Paintings

Tour Info

Code WT-G3
Style
  • Bus Tour
Duration 3 Days
Departures
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Note

Wednesdays are peak season departures only

Vehicle Mini Bus / Coaster
Suitability Open Age
Start Melbourne @ 06.50 am
Finish Melbourne @ 06.30 pm

** Surf Beach

Watch Surfers at an iconic Aussie Beach

** Beach Walk

Get some sand between your toes

** Historic Memorial Arch

Great photo opportunity

** Seaside Towns

Feel the vibe of small coastal towns

** Kennett River

Spot wild Koalas, Kookaburras, Parrots and Lorikeets

** Lunch

Enjoy a picnic lunch in Apollo Bay.

** Rainforest

Guided bushwalk in the ancient Otway's Rainforest

** Twelve Apostles

View the magnificent 12 Apostles

** Loch Ard Gorge

Be surrounded by the towering limestone cliffs

** London Bridge

London Bridge has fallen down….BUT it still makes a stunning photo opportunity and has a great story behind it.

Overnight in the coastal town of Warrnambool

Meals- (Lunch)

Multishared accommodation

Twin or single hostel and motel ensuite upgrades are available on request.

& Grampians National Park

Warrnambool Clifftop/Coastal walk

** Whale Watching

Look for whales at Logans Beach as they make their way around the Southern Coast of Australia (Jun to Sep)

** 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.

** 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.

** 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.

** Chataqua Peak or the Pinnacle

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 are essential.

** Aussie BBQ

Help to cook a true blue Aussie BBQ for tonight's dinner in the Grampians National Park.

** Overnight stay in Grampians

Spend the night in the heart of the Grampians National park.

Meals- (B, D)

Multishared accommodation

Twin or single hostel and motel ensuite upgrades are available on request.

** 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!

McKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls

** A plesant walk to see the beautiful McKenzie Falls or the Silverband Falls.

** 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.

** 'Jaw's of Death' or Aboriginal Cave Paintings

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.

** Aussie Pub

Visit a historic Aussie Pub in a classic country town.*Drinks at own expense (Melbourne return only)

Meal - Breakfast

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation -  2 nights Multi shared, 
  • Morning tea, 
  • 2 Breakfasts, 
  • 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner, 
  • All park entry fees, 
  • Friendly and informative tour guide and 
  • Courtesy selected inner-city Hotel pickup.

Note

  • Upgrades can be requested (price on request for Hotel)
  • Subject to availability at time of booking. 
  • Default pick up - St Pauls Cathedral Cnr of Flinders St & Swanston St, Melbourne  07.45 am 
  • This tour is not suitable for child under 10 yr, children need to be accommodated with adult in a private motel ensuite room. 


 What You Need To Bring

  • Water, 
  • Hat, 
  • Sunscreen, 
  • Comfortable walking shoes, 
  • Warm and cool clothing, 
  • Flashlight, 
  • Toiletries, 
  • Rain jacket, 
  • Camera, 
  • Towel, 
  • Insect repellent, 
  • Spending money and a sense of adventure