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Reverse Great Ocean Road Tour

See all the wonders of the magical Great Ocean Road without fighting the crowds on this "reverse" tour that takes the standard route backwards.
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Highlights

Escape the crowds
Stress-free tour of the Great Ocean Road
View iconic sites such as the 12 Apostles and Lord Ard Gorge
Wild koalas and wildlife viewing
Marvel at the stunning coastal views
Enjoy a guided walk through Great Otway National Park

What you need to know

See all the wonders of the magical Great Ocean Road without fighting the crowds on this "reverse" tour that takes the standard route backwards. Starting from the far end of the Great Ocean Road, you'll get uninhibited views of the iconic 12 Apostles rock formations earlier in the day - guaranteeing you some great photo opportunities of these beautiful icons - and then continue on through the lush rainforest of the Otways National Park. Along the way, you'll have a much clearer road uncrowded with other vehicles and be able to take in other essential highlights on the route - including the Loch Ard Gorge, Apollo Bay, a coastal lookout at Mutton Bird Island and Razorback Lookout in a much more pleasant and exclusive manner.

Then, enjoy a guided walk through Maits Rest or Melba Gully, an ancient rainforest admiring some of the world’s tallest trees in the Great Otway National Park. We continue our journey along this spectacular National Heritage listed road winding between hillsides, pristine beaches, stunning ocean views and dense rainforest. Local guides will try to seek out the iconic Australian koala, as this coastal region is heavily populated with these furry creatures hidden within the pockets of Eucalyptus forests. The final stop of the day will be the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch, one of the most photographed spots along this rugged coastline.

Take in the informative and entertaining commentary from your experienced guide along the way, and come away with a whole new appreciation for what is widely considered one of the world's most beautiful scenic drives. This full-day tour is great value for money and includes morning tea and lunch as well as all park entry fees and is ideal for those who prefer a more stress-free tour of the Great Ocean Road.

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Note

  • This is not operating between 1st June - 31st September 2021

Inclusions

  • National Park fees
  • Light picnic lunch
  • On board WiFi and water refill station
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Select inner city pick up and drop off points
  • Audio translation available in 10 languages

Exclusions

  • Any meals not indicated

Highlights

  • Escape the crowds by experiencing this tour in reverse
  • Stunning views from Mutton Bird Island and Razzorback lookouts
  • Visit the pristine beach of Loch Ard Gorge
  • Experience the spectacular 12 Apostles
  • Enjoy a guided walk through the ancient rainforests of the Great Otway National Park
  • Apollo Bay
  • Wild Koalas and Wildlife Viewing
  • Take an iconic photo of the Memorial Arch
  • Drive along the world famous Great Ocean Road

Time

  • Departs daily at 7:40am
  • Returns at approximately 8:30pm

Hotel Pickup

If you have booked a hotel

  • Prior to completing your purchase, enter your hotel name in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you have not yet booked a hotel

  • If you have not yet booked a hotel, enter the words 'hotel not known' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

What To Bring

  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Warm and cool clothing
  • Camera

Additional Information

  • Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at time of booking
  • Please notify the provider of any dietary requirements, medical conditions and your travelling contact number at the time of booking
  • In the event of rain or inclement weather, your experience will still go ahead, unless contacted by the provider

Booking Information

  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Important notice

Confirmation in the form of an e-voucher will be sent to your email at the time of purchase. Although we do our best to deliver it instantly, occasionally, this may take up to 6 hours for the e-voucher to be delivered. For any queries, please get in touch with us . We're always happy to help.