Ultimate 2 Day Great Ocean Road From Melbourne

From: $333.00

  • Return transfers from Melbourne CBD
  • Get an amazing photo at the 12 Apostles
  • Take a swim at Apollo Bay
  • Gibson Steps
  • Fresh fruit each day while on tour
  • All National Park fees included


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The Ultimate 2-Day Great Ocean Road departing from Melbourne is the perfect way to experience this amazing coastal region. Traveling in a small group, spotting kangaroos and koalas, and getting those amazing Instagram pics as you travel the Great Ocean Road


  • Departs Melbourne 6.30 am;
  • Returns Day 2 at approximately 6 pm

Ultimate Day 1

  • Depart Melbourne at 6.30 am
  • Note: Pickup starts 45 minutes prior to departure time
  • (we stay ahead of the other buses, allowing you to enjoy the stops.)
  • Torquay and morning tea
  • Bells Beach: looking for kangaroos
  • Visit Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery
  • Anglesea
  • Aireys Inlet: visit Split Point lighthouse and boardwalk
  • FairhavenBeach
  • Memorial Arch
  • Visit Erskine Falls
  • Lorne, lunch stop, explore the town, shops, beach & more
  • Visit Sheoak Waterfalls
  • Scenic lookouts along the road
  • Look for Koalas in the Kennett River area
  • Watch the wild parrots
  • Visit Mariner’s Lookout in Apollo Bay
  • Time to explore Apollo Bay—take a swim
  • Optional Otway Wildlife Wonders Dusk Tour (extra cost; see details below)
  • Apollo Bay: spend the night
  • Meals not included on tour

Optional Extras

Wildlife Wonders is a wildlife sanctuary that offers guests a unique glimpse into the wild Otways. Visitors enjoy a 90-minute guided walk through lush tree fern gullies, eucalypt woodlands, and past spectacular ocean vistas, all with their own unique inhabitants. Your conservationist guide will share with you the secrets of these plants and animals who call the Otways home. As the sun sets over the hills of the Otways, potoroos, bandicoots, pademelons, and more are waking up and starting their active nights of feeding and foraging. And you can spot them as they emerge for the evening.

Includes: a 90-minute walk with a conservationist guide through the sanctuary; a mezze plate of local delights; beer, wine, or soft drink.

Age restrictions: for participants aged 10 and over. 

Ultimate Day 2

  • Depart Apollo Bay at 6.45 am
  • Maits Rest: a temperate rain forest walk
  • Castle Cove
  • Otway Forest
  • Lavers Hill morning tea
  • Gibson Steps
  • See the 12 Apostles
  • Helicopter flights are available
  • Loch Ard Gorge, Razorback, Island Archway
  • Port  Campbell: lunch stop, beach and shops
  • The Arch
  • London Bridge
  • The Grotto
  • Peterborough
  • Bay of Martyrs
  • Bay of Island
  • Return back to Melbourne via Colac, travelling through dairy farm country
  • Arrive in Melbourne at approximately 6pm
  • Meals not included on this tour

Important info before travel

  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Rain jacket (just in case)
  • Warm clothes (just in case)
  • Bathers
  • Towel
  • Camera (spare battery and memory card; you will need it)
  • Comfortable walking shoes

  • A free dorm bed in a shared room is included
  • Dorm beds are not guaranteed to be in the same dorm. Beds might be split over multiple rooms.
  • You are welcome to upgrade to the following at an extra cost of $99 per room:
  • Private Double room (sleeps 2)
  • Private Twin room (sleeps 2)
  • All rooms have shared bathrooms, toilets,
  • kitchens, and lounge areas.
  • Private Family room (sleeps 4; bedding configuration vary from room to room) This would be suitable for triple and quad shares.
  • Must bring own bath towel
  • You are also welcome to source and book alternative accommodation in Apollo Bay village (own cost)
  • Please let us know your accommodation choice when you make the booking If fully booked, we make use of other backpackers in Apollo Bay

  • Prices may change without notice
  • Full payment is required when booking online or via booking agent
  • Cancellations up to 21 days prior to departure will incur a cancellation fee of 10% tour price (if booked via agent extra cancellation fees might apply)
  • Cancellations between 21 days and 7 days prior to departure will incur a cancellation fee of 25% tour price (if booked via agent extra cancellation fees might apply)
  • Cancellations within 7 days result in loss of full fee
  • Date or tour changes are permitted up to 7 days prior the current departure date, subject to availability
  • Failing to attend the tour, or arriving late at pickup point will result in loss of all money paid
  • All prices are in Australian Dollars including GST
  • Route and stops might vary due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Tours may change or be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances
  • We do not take responsibility for any injuries sustained whilst on our tour
  • All activities done at own risk
  • We do not take responsibility for the loss or damage of any personal property
  • We highly recommend all passengers to have travel insurance coverage
  • Passengers must be waiting outside the front of selected pickup location 5 minutes prior to pick up time
  • Pick up time might vary due to traffic conditions
  • If your bus has not arrived with 10 mins of pickup time please contact us
  • Seat belts must  be worn while travelling in the vehicle
  • All passengers, including children need to have a seat. (Baby seats available on request)
  • No standing or moving seats while vehicle is travelling
  • No smoking in the bus
  • No drinking of alcohol in the bus
  • Passengers are welcome to eat and drink on bus. (No Alcohol)
  • All rubbish to be placed in rubbish bin
  • Remember to bring your own water bottle
  • Free wifi while travelling back to Melbourne (end of tour). This is subject to a signal