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Great Ocean Road Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences


  • All Australian tours should include a visit to Australia's Great Ocean Road
  • The famous Twelve Apostles
  • Directions anyone?
  • The 30m plunge of Hopetoun Falls
  • Some of the Twelve Apostles as seen from the Gibson Steps

By taking the scenic drive along the Great Ocean Road on your Australia vacation, you will discover a diverse and dramatic region located along the south east coast of Victoria from Geelong to Portland. It is an Australian National Heritage built by soldiers between 1919 and 1932 and dedicated as a war memorial to the casualties of World War 1.

Travelling through varying terrain hugging the coast, you will have a winding ride through nature with wonderful views of this wild and windswept 243 kilometre/151 mile long highway.
Some of the attractions are surf beaches, historic ports, whale lookouts, mountain ranges, rainforests and national parks. There is an abundance of wildlife which includes kangaroos, emus, koalas, water birds, fur seals and dolphins.

Some of the highlights to watch for are along Shipwreck Coast, a 130 kilometre/80 mile rugged stretch of the road so called because of the hundreds of ships that have floundered here. They include the renowned 12 Apostles, the limestone pillars that rise out of the ocean carved over time by the waves and stand up to 45 metres/145 feet high and The Grotto where one can walk down the cliff face to view it.

On trips to Australia, one can visit Otway National Park and cruise through gorges, tree top walk on ancient mossy trees, get close to old volcanoes and once again experience the rugged coastline.

Experience some of Australia's most spectacular scenery by visiting the Great Ocean Road. C’mon say G’day Downunder. Book one of our Australia vacations today and start exploring!

 


 

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Learn about the history and culture of Australia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Australia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Australia for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Australia vacations today!

 

Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Australia vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from  our selection of New Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Australia.

 

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Great Ocean Road

  • Great Aussie Outdoors for Families

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Australia’s south east corner is a fascinating blend of history, scenery and wildlife. Explore the best of three states on this unforgettable and highly educational journey.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Melbourne to Adelaide Self Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: The drive from Melbourne to Adelaide is stunning. Enjoy the scenery as you embark on the Great Ocean Road; see the Twelve Apostles, explore Grampians National Park and visit Coonawarra.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 749
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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  • Great Ocean Road & Wildlife Ecotour

    Melbourne is one of the world’s great cities, but the surrounding area hold some truly unique Australian adventures. Spot kangaroos and koalas in the wild, and drive the Great Ocean Road, staying at local bed and breakfasts along the way.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,396
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Victoria

    Explore classic Victoria by first experiencing the highlights of Melbourne. Visit Philip Island and see the Little Penguin Parade before heading along the incredible Great Ocean Road.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 751
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • Essence of Victoria

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Get to know the state of Victoria on this Australian vacation. Discover Melbourne’s trendy side with a laneway and arcades tour, observe the dramatic coastline of the Great Ocean Road, and meet wild koalas in the company of an expert guide and researcher.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,568
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Essential Aussie Highlights: Melbourne, Cairns, Sydney

    FIRST-CLASS | SMALL GROUP: Experience three of Australia’s greatest icons on this small group tour. Discover the hidden laneways of Melbourne, drive the Great Ocean Road, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, trek through the Daintree Rainforest, and cruise Sydney’s world-famous harbour.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,797
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Essential Australia: Sydney, Rock, Reef, Melbourne

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Experience Australia’s diverse landscape and world-class landmarks on this journey across the nation. Explore the famous cities of Sydney and Melbourne, delve into ancient culture and see Uluru/Ayers Rock, cruise the Great Barrier Reef, and discover the Daintree Rainforest.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,613
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Grand Southern Discovery: Melbourne to Adelaide

    Enjoy seven days touring some of the best of Southern Australia. Discover the Great Ocean Road before visits to Coonawarra and Adelaide followed by the unique wildlife of Kangaroo Island.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,980
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Grand Southern Discovery: Sydney to Adelaide

    See the sights of Southern Australia as you go from Sydney to Adelaide. Visit Canberra and the Snowy Mountains, then embark on the Great Ocean Road heading to Kangaroo Island and Adelaide.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,460
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Great Ocean Road

    Experience some of Australia’s most amazing scenery along the Great Ocean Road. Travel through hinterland forests before rejoining the coast to see iconic sights like the Twelve Apostles.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 341
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Great Ocean Road Overnight: Small Group Tour

    This two-day tour allows you to spend a night at Great Ocean Ecolodge while exploring the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne. This beautiful two-day adventure includes close encounters with koalas and kangaroos as well as tours of the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 564
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring
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  • Great Ocean Walk

    The Twelve Apostles Walk is a stunning, lodge accommodated, guided walk that covers 55kms over 4 days including moderate to challenging terrain with views of the iconic Twelve Apostles.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,892
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Great Southern Rail Journey

    FIRST-CLASS | RAIL: Be among the first travellers to experience the all-new journey aboard the Great Southern connecting Adelaide and Brisbane. Starting in either city, you’ll skirt rugged coastline, stop off at sun-kissed beaches, and visit exhilarating capital cities while enjoying the best on-board service and comfort.
    Duration:
    3-4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,958
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas, Single Friendly
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  • Melbourne to Adelaide Small Group Tour

    Experience the highlights of the famous scenic Great Ocean Road from Melbourne to Adelaide stopping at many iconic sites along the way. Spend two overnights en route at Apollo Bay and Mount Gambier.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,290
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring
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  • Melbourne: Best of Victoria Tour

    Embark on a small group tour that showcases the highlights of the Australian state of Victoria. Beginning in Melbourne, you’ll journey along the Great Ocean Road to see the Twelve Apostles and Great Otway National Park before exploring the picturesque coastline of Mornington Peninsula and seeing the Little Penguin Parade on Phillip Island.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 564
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring
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  • Natural Australia: Melbourne to Brisbane

    Experience Australia’s unbeatable natural beauty and wildlife. Drive the Great Ocean Road, visit Kangaroo Island then spend some time in Australia’s largest subtropical rainforest.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Shipwreck Coast Explorer: Self Drive

    Starting and finishing in Melbourne, enjoy a self drive tour along Victoria’s southwest coast. The Great Ocean Road offers amazing scenery, unforgettable natural features and quaint towns making it a unique vacation spot.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 699
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Signature Victoria

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Discover the charms of Victoria on this regional vacation. Based in Melbourne, you’ll drive the Great Ocean Road before a scenic flight above, ride a hot air balloon and sample award-winning wines in the Yarra Valley, and discover the trendy laneway and arcade bars of the city.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,404
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
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