1 Day Great Ocean road Tour

From $129

Fast facts

  • Pick up begins 6.45 am returns Melbourne 7.30 pm
  • This is a backpacker style tour 18-35 years
  • Otway national park
  • 12 Apostles
  • This tour is aged for customers between 18 to 35 years.

With Ride Tours, you can experience the most breathtaking parts of the Great Ocean Road away from the masses. Among the sights are the breathtaking Twelve Apostles limestone stacks and the tragically beautiful Loch Ard Gorge.

Ride Tours takes you on an adventure to show you the best highlights of the Great Ocean Road on this fantastic day tour. Visit the spectacular Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and many more sights throughout the day.

Ride Tours will pick you up from Melbourne 7.00 am. So its a great idea to get ready 15 mins before your departure and that way the tour can depart on time. As you have so much to see on this day tour and you don’t want to miss out on any of the sights. As we get all our passengers on onboard it’s time to hit the road.

Time to hit the Coast

We travel out of Melbourne, driving down the highway onto  the town of Colac. There we drive towards the coast and make our way to the Great Ocean Road. Ride tours first scenic adventure is the Twelve Apostles. When we arrive at the Apostles we take a walk onto the boardwalk. From there you get some amazing pics for the viewing platform at the Twelve Apostles perfect for the Instagram snap. It really is a spectacular site seeing these natural rock formations for the first time.

Shipwreck Coast

Once leaving the twelve Apostles , it’s less than a 10 minute drive to the amazing Loch Ard Gorge. And take a stroll on the sand on the famous shipwreck beach.

After leaving Loch Ard Gorge, Ride tours take’s a scenic drive into the Great Otway National Park. Here we take the advantage of some stops to see the views from the loook-out points. and take a walk in the rainforest checking out the eucalyptus trees. And try spotting bird life and koalas in their natural habitat. 

Lorne Pier

Travelling onto Lorne, We have a break with some afternoon tea and coffee, then go for a wander out onto the pier, This is home to the legendary Lorne Pier to Pub annual race.

We start our drive  along the Surf Coast until we arrive at the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch, then we start to drive back along the highway to Melbourne, We arrive be back in the city around 7:30 pm.


Morning and afternoon tea and coffee
National Park entry fees
Friendly and experienced guide

What to bring

Dress appropriately as Victorian weather can have four seasons in one day ha ha.  Bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, swimmers, towel and a jacket.

Want more time on the Great Ocean Road ? Check our Ride Tours 2 Day 1 Night Adventure

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