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One Day Great Ocean Road Tour incl. Lunch for the Young Traveller

Discover all the best sights away from the crowds as we explore the spectacular Great Ocean Road in a day...

Highlights

  • See the twelve apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Great Otway National Park and more!
  • Many stops for photos and wandering through the forest looking for wild koalas and birds
  • Tasty lunch at Apollo Bay with time to explore the town
  • Stroll along the famous Lorne Pier and see the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch
  • Independent, trusted company with years of experience
  • A tour aimed toward younger travellers - away from the crowds!

Discover all the amazing highlights of Great Ocean Road in just a day with Ride Tours, a small independent company that gets you away from the crowds, boasts years of experience, and provides a lot of laughs and fun!

Beginning with a convenient pick-up, get comfortable as you enjoy the scenic drive to Great Ocean Road where your first stop is at the amazing Twelve Apostles rock formations. From there, we'll travel to the stunning Loch Ard Gorge and you can stretch your legs with a walk on the famous shipwreck beach before we head through the Great Otway National Park.

Soak up the peace and tranquility of the rainforest on the scenic drive to Apollo Bay, then we'll stop for lunch at Iluka restaurant and you can explore the town of Apollo Bay before we continue along the Surf Coast toward Torquay.

We'll take multiple breaks along the way, stopping at various look-out points and giving you time to wander in the forest among huge eucalyptus trees, to find wild koalas and birds.

Once we reach Lorne you'll enjoy afternoon tea and coffee and have a chance to stroll along the famous Lorne Pier before heading to the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch and then back to the city after having spent a great day out!

Adult $125.00

What's included

  • Return transportation in air conditioned mini van
  • Lunch, afternoon tea and coffee
  • Friendly and experienced guide
  • National Park entry fees

Duration

  • Allow approximately 12 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Melbourne

Notes

  • We have a list of pick up points that range from St Kilda, South Bank, Melbourne CBD, and North Melbourne, and we will return you back after 7:30pm. Please confirm preferred pick-up point with tour operator directly after booking.
  • Please Note: Children are not permitted on our tours, due to the nature and length of the tours. Please check with reservations for recommendations.

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Saki from Japan wrote on 04 November 2019

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Awsome trip

The guide is very kind and friendry!☻ I really enjoyed this trip so I'm gonna recommend to my friends.

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Naline from Germany wrote on 21 March 2020

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Great day at the Great Ocean Road

The day started quite early - Cameron picked us up at selected stops. We were a small group of seven young travelers. We started heading south west to the 12 Apostles. Unfortunately they were closed but Cameron tried his best to give us the best experience and brought us to other beautiful lookouts. The lunch in between was great - you‘ve got a lot of options to choose from (you should try the local Gummi fish). The whole day we saw so many different animals: koalas, kangaroos, parrots, sting rays, seals - it was just awesome! Thankful you Cameron for this perfect day, even though the situation is/ was tough. I wish you all the best. I can highly recommend this tour to everyone who doesn’t own a car and doesn’t want to skip this part of Australia!

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Julie from France wrote on 18 March 2020

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Great ocean road, great day

The tour is well organized, we had time to explore the places we’re stopping at, Jeremy the guide is amazing and we had good weather. It was a wonderful day!

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Mark from New Zealand wrote on 12 March 2020

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Great tour - highly recommended

Awesome tour. Well worth it, definitely a highlight of our holiday. The tour guide Jeremy was a funny and knowledgeable bloke. Cheers mate!

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Jore-Annie Rico from Philippines wrote on 12 March 2020

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Fantastic tour

Cameron is an awesome host! He madr sure we see wild koalas and kangaroos up close.

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