Tour Overview

Set off on a short but sweet road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne and experience southern Australia's wild natural beauty. Drive through the Adelaide Hills, learn about First Nations history in the Grampians National Park (Gariwerd) and soak up the dramatic horizons rendered by the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Be captivated by each twist of the Great Ocean Road's turn, spot wild koalas at Kennett River and stop by some famed surf locations before finishing up in mighty Melbourne.

Highlights

  • iconWhat’s Australia without a road trip? Take to the regional highways and pass through charming towns between Adelaide and Melbourne, without having to worry about any of the details.
  • iconLearn about local First Nations histories and cultures in the Grampians National Park (Gariwerd) and how important a connection to the land is to indigenous communities.
  • iconBe treated to some seriously epic views of the Twelve Apostles and Great Ocean Road along the way, stopping to spot native Australian wildlife like koalas, kangaroos and wallabies.
  • iconLearn about local First Nations histories and cultures in the Grampians National Park and how important a connection to the land is to indigenous communities.

Places You'll See

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Day 1 Adelaide – Grampians National Park
Leaving Adelaide early this morning, drive across the state border into Victoria and enter the Grampians National Park. Head out on a hike to view the Jaws of Death, down to McKenzie Falls and to the incredible views from Reeds Lookout. Gain an insight into the customs of the land's traditional owners during a stop-in at the Brambuck Cultural Centre, then head into the heart of the Grampians, stopping en route for lunch. Afterwards, head to a spot in the national park where native Australian wildlife, such as kangaroos, wallabies and koalas, are often spotted. Spend the night in Halls Gap, with an included group dinner.

Day 2 Grampians National Park – Great Ocean Road – Melbourne
After an early morning start, get back on the road driving towards the acclaimed Great Ocean Road. Explore Port Campbell National Park, checking out London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge and the iconic Twelve Apostles rock formation, then sit back and soak in all the coastal views. Take a guided walk through an ancient and rare temperate rainforest, and stop at Kennett River for the chance to spot koalas before passing through the charming beach towns of Apollo Bay and Lorne. Make the most of photo opportunities at some of Australia's best-known surf locations before stopping for a beach walk. In the late afternoon, hit the highway to Melbourne, where your trip finishes on arrival.

What's Included

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    Accommodation

    Dormitory (1 night)

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    Meals

    1 breakfasts, 1 dinners

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    Loch Ard Gorge

Transport

  • Minibus

Included Activities

  • Mackenzie Falls - Grampians
  • Reeds Lookout (The Balconies) & Boroka Lookout
  • 12 Apostles & London Bridge
  • Koala spotting - Great Ocean Road
  • Loch Ard Gorge

Accommodation

  • Dormitory (1 night)
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