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  • 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

  • Grand Southern Discovery (11 Days from Sydney to Adelaide): First Choice Escorted Vacation

    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$ 3,562
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Grand Southern Discovery (7 Days from Adelaide to Melbourne): First Choice Escorted Vacation

    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$ 2,306
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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  • Great Aussie Outdoors

    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 From:
    US$ 2,672
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations
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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$ 325
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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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$ 1,136
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Melbourne to Adelaide Explorer: Epic Trip for 18 to 39 year olds

    Join a tour of the spectacular sights along the Great Ocean Road, hike the rugged trails of Grampian National Park and get close to some of Australia’s unique and distinctive wildlife.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 457
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings, Single Friendly
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  • Melbourne to Adelaide 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$ 516
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
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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$ 1,112
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Small Group Touring
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  • Melbourne: Great Ocean Road Adventure with Lunch Full Day Tour

    Set out from Melbourne and hit the Great Ocean Road, passing through picturesque coastal towns like Lorne and Apollo Bay, finally reaching the awe-inspiring Twelve Apostles, where the effects of the Southern Ocean's fierce wind and waves are on full display.
    Duration:
    11 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Melbourne: Great Ocean Road Luxury Full Day Tour

    Set out from Melbourne and hit the Great Ocean Road, passing through picturesque coastal towns on this upgraded day trip. Your day culminates at the awe-inspiring Twelve Apostles, where the effects of the Southern Ocean's fierce wind and waves are on full display.
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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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 From:
    US$ 3,016
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Outback Adventure: Epic Trip from Melbourne to Darwin (or v.v) for 18 to 39 year olds

    Travel from Sydney via Thredbo Alpine Village and the Nation's Capital, Canberra, then through Melbourne. Sweep along the Great Ocean Road to Grampians National Park and on to south coast of Adelaide. After a day to explore you're off again through the heart of Australia, the Red Centre.
    Duration:
    21 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,767
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Escorted Coach Touring, Ideas for 18 to 30 Somethings, Single Friendly
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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$ 687
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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