One of the 'must' drive coastal roads of the world
The artefacts we have collected give unique insights into the stories of the region.
Native wildlife along the way
View from Chris's restaurant at Skenes Creek, Great Ocean Road.

3-Day Melbourne to Adelaide Tour Including the Great Ocean Road

By Australian Natural Treasures Touring
4.9 out of 5
Free cancellation available
Price is $1,206 per adult* *Get a lower price by selecting multiple adult tickets
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Join a micro-group of just 8 guests for a relaxing, rewarding and stimulating tour full of scenic diversity. This tour takes in the breathtaking scenery of the Great Ocean Road, one of Australia's best wine regions and vast farmland on route from Melbourne to Adelaide. Our thoughtful and refined itinerary allows you to relax and unwind while taking it all in. Your experience of this region should not be rushed or crowded. You will be guided by an expert guide, and enjoy  great food in award winning restaurants and boutique accommodation to help you get the most out of your time in this special part of the world. Will bring out treasure chests along the way to bring our many stories to life. You will be able to view and hold original artefacts from the Loch Ard shipwreck. Take the time to enjoy the coastal road and townships, the rainforest and the rolling hills, and spend a night overlooking the coast, waking up to the sounds of the ocean.

Activity location

    • Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • PEOPLEPEOPLEGreat Ocean Road
    • Great Ocean Road
    • 3234, Wongarra, Victoria, Australia

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  • Activity duration is 3 days3d3d
  • English

Accommodation in a double room
Chris's Beacon Point Villas: Chris's or Beacon Point Ocean View Villas, based on availability.
Pickup included

Language options: English
Starting time: 8:30am
Price details
$1,206.03 x 1 Adult$1,206.03

Price is $1,206.03
Until Mon, Oct 2

What's included, what's not

  • What's includedWhat's includedHotel pickup and drop-off
  • What's includedWhat's included2 nights accommodation
  • What's includedWhat's includedNational Park fees
  • What's includedWhat's includedTransport by air-conditioned minivan
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedAlcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedLunch

Know before you book

  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Group sizes for our set departure tours are between 2 (adults) and 8 guests. If single traveller we strongly recommend contacting us prior to booking to make sure we have met the minimum number to operate tour
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the evenwill be offered an alternative or full refund; minimum is 2 passengers
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

Activity itinerary

Day 1: Melbourne - Skenes Creek
  • 2 stops
  • Meals: snacks
  • Accommodation: Your 4 star ocean view villa in natural bush setting is a great place to relax, unwind and even to spot a koala or two.
  • 15m
You are picked up from their city hotel or Federation Square and we quickly depart Melbourne via the West Gate Bridge. We travel through the vast volcanic plains on route to Geelong where you have time to stroll along the beautifully transformed waterfront.
Great Ocean Road
  • 7h
We start our journey along the Great Ocean Road at Torquay, stopping at various places along the coast including Bells Beach. While winding our way along we stop to view sites such as the ‘Memorial Arch’ and tell you of the intriguing story of this incredible road. After lunch in Lorne, the largest of the seaside villages, we cruise along the spectacular road, stopping at many scenic spots including Kennett River where we might see koalas and many colorful native birds in the wild. We visit the township of Apollo Bay before checking in to our accommodation
Day 2: Skenes Creek - Mount Gambier
  • 7 stops
  • Meals: snacks, breakfast
  • Accommodation: Overnight at 4 star accommodation
Mait's Rest
  • 40m
We take you on a 1km guided walk through a cool temperate rainforest gully to see the world’s tallest flowering plants, prehistoric trees and ferns and unique features such as ‘Yabbie Chimneys
Twelve Apostles
  • 40m
The 12 Apostles are Icons of Australia’s natural beauty. We arrive as the stacks are lit with the morning sun making them perfect for photos and crowd free. This is a bonus for taking a 2-day trip as the stacks are silhouettes in the afternoon and overcrowded. After hearing of the creation of the stacks and holding some of the limestone rock you can explore the boardwalks or brave a helicopter flight along the coastline (own expense).
Loch Ard Gorge
  • 30m
You then visit ‘Loch Ard Gorge’, the site of the most famous 19th century Australian shipwreck. We retell the entire story from the calm voyage, the tragic wreck, the courageous survivors and their ultimate fate. While hearing the tale you will be able to see and hold some original artefacts, photos and documents from the ‘Loch Ard’ contained in our treasure chests.
London Bridge
  • 45m
After lunch we travel to a lesser known but highly impressive area of the Great Ocean Road west of Port Campbell. This section takes in London Bridge (the famous bridge that collapsed when tourists were still on it), Bay of Islands, Bay of Martyrs, and Boat Bay
Tower Hill
  • 20m
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve sits in a large volcanic crater. It is one of Victoria's most fascinating and significant geological formations. The first National Park in the state where we drive down into the crater and if lucky we may have the chance to see Koalas, Kangaroos and Emus
Port Fairy
  • 15m
This picturesque town was voted the most liveable town in the world in 2012!!
The Blue Lake
  • 10m
One of the youngest volcanoes in Australia with a crater lake that changes colours twice a year!
Day 3: Mount Gambier - Adelaide
  • 2 stops
  • Meals: breakfast
  • Accommodation: Not included
Naracoorte Caves
  • 2h
You visit the Naracoorte Caves National Park for a cave tour with a local guide. These limestone caves have an abundance of Stalagmites and Stalactites and are World Heritage Listed Area due to the fossils of the ‘Mega Fauna’ found buried in the Caves
  • 30m
Hahndorf is Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement and still has a strong German flavour most evident in the smallgoods outlets, bakeries, pubs, restaurants and cafes that line the bustling main street.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitized between use
Social distancing
  • Social distancing measures in place
Safety measures
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Activity location

    • Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • PEOPLEPEOPLEGreat Ocean Road
    • Great Ocean Road
    • 3234, Wongarra, Victoria, Australia

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