Travel to the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park for three unforgettable days. Visit some breathtaking locations, such as the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Mackenzie Falls, Halls Gap, and numerous other gorgeous sites across the area. After a fantastic three-day Great Ocean Road Tour, we’ll get you back to Melbourne in the early evening.
Autopia tours three-day tour of the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians showcases the must-see features of Victoria’s most popular locations. We combine these locations into a single trip with overnight accommodations, you’ll have more time to spend at each highlight, enhancing your experience. At the end of the Great Ocean Road in Warrnambool, you will find the accommodation for your first night. The second night is at at Halls Gap, a remote area of the Grampians National Park surrounded by lush vegetation and breathtaking mountain views.
DAY 1: Melbourne to Warrnambool
The world-famous Great Ocean Road, with its breathtaking ocean views and surf beaches, is a great place to start your 3-Day tour. With a lunch break in the charming seaside village of Apollo Bay and a guided rainforest walk in the Great Otway National Park, you can see wild koalas along the way. Later, we explore the breathtaking shipwreck coast, home to Loch Ard Gorge and the Twelve Apostles rock feature. In Warrnambool, is were we spend the night.
DAY 2 – Warrnambool to Halls Gap
The following day, we travel to Tower Hill Conservation Wildlife Reserve, a plain created by an extinct volcano that is home to a variety of wildlife and is rich in Aboriginal heritage. We later hike up to the famous Pinnacles, where we are rewarded with a breathtaking panorama of the Grampian Mountains. After a traditional Australian BBQ, we spend the night in Halls Gap to cap off the day. (B, D)
Halls Gap to Melbourne on Day 3
Taking a journey to the base of Mackenzie Falls, the tallest waterfall in the Grampians National Park, is how the day will begin. After that, we visit some additional well-known locations, like The Balconies, Reeds Lookout, and Jaws of Death. After three incredible days, we return to Melbourne in the early evening. (B)
Accommodations for 2 nights Great Ocean Road & Grampians
Include 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner.
Entry fees for three national parks
Included was a guided cultural bush walk (6.5km total)
Observations of Australian fauna in the wild!
Small-group air-conditioned travel
Detailed tour commentary
A few pick-up and drop-off locations throughout the inner city
Any meals that are not specified on the Great Ocean Road & Grampians tour
You should get travel insurance for any tour
1L Refillable water bottle, hat, sunglasses & sunscreen, towel & toiletries, bathers or swimwear, all-weather clothing, comfortable sturdy walking shoes (closed shoes), 15kg overnight bag & small day pack, flashlight, headlamp or torch, camera, money for snack and meals and a sense of adventure.
All bookings are made with Get Lost Travel Pty Ltd / TA Autopia Tours (ABN 94 143 929 962) (us/we). By booking a trip with us you have agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions. Set out in these booking conditions. Your booking will be accepted by us on this basis. The services to be provided are those referred to in your booking confirmation and/or invoice. Accredited Bus Number: AC003612.
Dates and itineraries are valid until 31 March 2023, from 1 April 2021 dates and itineraries are indicative only.
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Please take the time to read and understand the conditions of booking the Great Ocean Road & Grampians. Set out below prior to booking a trip with us. We strongly recommend that you also read the information relating to your product or service prior to booking. To ensure that you understand the itinerary, style and physical demands of the tour you are undertaking. GLT will not be held responsible for passengers failing to familiarise themselves with the booking terms and conditions.
Although every effort is made, GLT shall not be liable. For any illness, injury, damages, loss, delay or failure to join the tour. That may occur due to factors beyond our control. We highly recommend all passengers have travel insurance coverage. GLT retains the right to alter routes, itineraries, bus type, fares, days of operation or even cancel tours if unforeseen circumstances occur. Other accredited tour operators may be used from time to time on some tours. Fares are shown in Australian Currency and are correct at the time of printing but are subject to change.
The customer shall comply with all Government (Federal, State and Territory) COVID entry restrictions. And vaccination guidelines or testing requirements for entry into Australia. And/or at the time of travel for tour and transport services. Where the customer is not vaccinated and/or tested prior to departure, the customer will forfeit any and all monies paid and GLT holds the right to refuse to board. Where the customer cancels due to travel restrictions other than vaccination or testing requirements, the operator shall have the discretion to
(a) offer a refund or credit voucher (to be used at a later time); or
(b) to forfeit any and all monies paid by the customer.
For the purposes of (a), the operator reserves the right to withhold such a reasonable sum. To cover administrative expenses and other losses, dependent on when notice of cancellation is given by the customer.
Cancellation by the Traveller
We understand that travel plans can sometimes change. If you cancel some or all portions of your booking the cancellation terms set out below will apply. A cancellation will only take effect when we receive written confirmation that you have sent to your relevant booking agent notifying them of your cancellation.
If you wish to change or cancel a trip:
(a) Flexible Date Changes – unlimited supply of free date changes available up until 7-days prior to departure; or
(b) 2 to 7-days prior to departure:
(c) 8-days or more prior to departure,
(d) failure to board on tour or cancelled within 2-days/48-hrs. Will result in full fare forfeiture of the ticket price and not eligible for a refund; or
(e) cancellation prior to departure due to you having COVID-19/ “flu-like symptoms”, supported by a medical certificate. We will refund 100% of monies paid by you either directly or via your booking agent.
(a) Flexible Date Changes – unlimited supply of free date changes available up until 30-days prior to departure; or
(b) 14 to 30-days prior to departure:
(c) 31-days or more prior to departure,
(d) failure to board on tour or cancelled within 14-days will result in full fare forfeiture of the ticket price, and not eligible for a refund; or
(e) cancellation prior to departure due to you having COVID-19/ “flu-like symptoms”, supported by a medical certificate, we will refund 100% of monies paid by you either directly or via your booking agent.
Any credit travel voucher resulting from cancellation under (Cancellation by the Traveller) has an expiry date of 3 years and may be applied towards any other available trip offered by us. This credit is transferable but not redeemable for cash.
Note different cancellation conditions may apply if/when booked through third-party agents, your travel consultant will advise if differences apply. We strongly advise you to take out cancellation insurance at the time of booking. If you leave a trip for any reason after it has commenced, we are not obliged to make any refunds for unused services. If you fail to join a trip, join it after departure, or leave it prior to its completion, no refund will be made or compensation for departure costs incurred. The above cancellation terms are less than any unrecoverable costs by accommodation providers, travel agents, third-party affiliates and supplier fees.
Our trips are guaranteed to depart once they have one fully paid traveller onboard unless the minimum group size specifically states otherwise (refer to Product Fact Sheets) or in the event of a Force Majeure resulting in the cancellation of a trip.
We may cancel a trip at any time up to 7-days (Day Trips) and 30-days (Short-Break / Extended Tours) before departure. Alternatively, we can cancel a trip at any time prior to departure if, due to terrorism, natural disasters, political instability or other external events occur that deem it not viable for us to operate the planned itinerary.
If we cancel your trip, we can offer you a choice of:
(a) a 100% reimbursement of monies paid for your trip
(a) transfer amounts paid to alternative departure date or tour operated by GLT; or (c) issued with a credit travel voucher to the amount paid for your trip, valid for 3 years
If a trip is cancelled due to a ‘Force Majeure Event’, we can offer you a choice of:
(a) a 100% credit voucher of monies paid for your trip; or
(b) a refund minus unrecoverable costs.
If the cancellation due to a ‘Force Majeure Event’ occurs after a trip has commenced, we can offer you a choice of a pro-rata:
(a) 110% credit voucher for the days that remain on your trip; or
(b) refund minus unrecoverable costs of the days that remain on your trip.
Any credit travel voucher resulting from cancellation as mentioned in (Cancellation by the Traveller):
In circumstances where the cancellation is due to external events outside our reasonable control, refunds will be less than any unrecoverable costs. We are not responsible for any incidental expenses that you may have incurred as a result of your booking including but not limited to visas, vaccinations, travel insurance excess or non-refundable flights.
A “Force Majeure Event” includes but is not limited to: acts of God; war; civil commotion; riot; blockade or embargo; fire; explosion; breakdown; union dispute; earthquake; epidemic, pandemic or other health emergencies; flood; windstorm or other extreme weather events; lack or failure of courses of supply; passage of any law, order, proclamation, regulation, ordinance, demand, requisition or requirement or any other act of any government authority, beyond the reasonable control of the parties, whether or not foreseeable, which would make it dangerous or not viable for a trip to commence or continue.
We recommend all guests have travel insurance and should be taken out at the time of booking prior to tour departure. Your travel insurance must provide cover against personal accident death, medical expenses and emergency repatriation with a recommended minimum coverage of US$200 000 for each of the categories of cover.
We also strongly recommend it covers cancellation curtailment, personal liability and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have travel insurance connected to your credit card or bank account please ensure you have details of the participating insurer, the insurance policy number and emergency contact number with you rather than the bank’s name and credit card details.
Our child and infant policy and pricing do vary depending on the trip; this is due to the diversity in our product range. All travellers under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian. For further details on tour, and specific age restrictions see the product page FAQ.
Our tour prices are subject to variable and seasonal pricing, both of which are standard practices within the travel industry. This means our tour prices may vary at any time in accordance with demand, market conditions and availability. It is likely that different passengers on the same trip have been charged different prices. Your best option if you like the price you see is to book at that time. Any reduced pricing or discounts that may become available after you have paid will not apply. If you wish to cancel your booking to take advantage of a cheaper price, full cancellation conditions apply as set out below (Cancellation by the Traveller). The most up-to-date pricing is available on our websites. Please note that a surcharge may be applied to a purchase made by a credit card.
Alcohol is not permitted on board our vehicles. We reserve the right to refuse re-entry if passengers are overly intoxicated and propose a threat to other passengers, our driver or our vehicle. We also reserve the right to advise at any time prior to departure and whilst in operation, that alcohol is no longer permitted. The legal drinking age in Australia is 18 years old, a photo ID is required.
To maximise the comfort of your journey no luggage storage facilities are provided on our (Day Trips): It is recommended you bring a small day pack no bigger than 5-7kg. (Short-Break / Extended Tours): Maximum baggage allowance per person is 15-20kg preferably a soft travelling pack. Excessive amounts of luggage may incur a surcharge fee. Inappropriate luggage presented on the day of departures such as surfboards, bikes and an excessive amount of luggage may result in refusal to board unless previously arranged. Other: mobility scooters, wheelchairs, pushers, prams, walking frames and other walking aids cannot be stored safely on our vehicles, please advise prior to booking if there are any of these aids required.
GLT may offer complimentary inner city pickup and drop-off services to various accommodation providers. Please note it is the customer’s responsibility to be waiting out the front of your selected pickup location (accommodation provider) at least 10 minutes before departure. Failure to wait out the front of your selected location may result in the tour guide being unable to locate you causing failure to load. GLT cannot be held responsible for passengers who fail to load.
Please notify the Get Lost Travel group of any dietary requirements, food allergies and/or medical conditions at the time of booking or 7-days prior to tour departure. Limited food options are available on extended tours, forward planning is required to ensure we can accommodate but not guaranteed.
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