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Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne provided by Oceania Tours & Safaris

Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne

Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne
4.5
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About
See the best of Australia’s magnificent Great Ocean Road in a day by going on a small-group day trip. No need to worry about navigating—enjoy having a driver-guide to take you between sites in an air-conditioned minivan with narration along the way. The trip includes stops at Apollo Bay, Split Point Lighthouse, as well as Port Campbell National Park, the 12 Apostles, and much more.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Highlights
  • Save time and go to multiple Great Ocean Road highlights in a day
  • Great for wildlife fans—see koalas and kangaroos in the wild
  • No need to book transfers—hotel pickup and drop-off provided
  • A small-group tour ensures a more personalized experience
Know before you go
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Save time and go to multiple Great Ocean Road highlights in a day
  • Great for wildlife fans—see koalas and kangaroos in the wild
  • No need to book transfers—hotel pickup and drop-off provided
  • A small-group tour ensures a more personalized experience
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5706M2
Call +6037-7240250
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board
  • Entry/Admission - Great Otway National Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Duration
11h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board
  • Entry/Admission - Great Otway National Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
11h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 29 Sep 2021
A note from Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne
Double dose Covid-19 vaccine required for all passengers above 12 years old
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Southbank
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Apollo bay township
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Great Otway National Park
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Twelve Apostles
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Loch Ard Gorge
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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4.5
91 reviews
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John V
Auburn, NH27 contributions
Highlight of our five week NZ/Australian holiday
Mar 2020
First off, our guide Fred, should run for PM of Australia. He never ran out of stories during the entire day and his enthusiasm was contagious. The highlight of the day was our visit to Great Ocean Ecolodge and our first hand, up close, kangaroo experience. We saw large numbers of them in a field and then walked the bush and saw many, many more. The videos I took look like something out of National Geographic. All the while, Fred was telling stories and allowing each guest to experience this incredible visit in their own way. At the tour's end, Fred took us to the center of Brisbane where we met and fed some tree possums. Magical, just magical! When people ask me my favorite thing about our five week trek, the Great Ocean Road tour and our guide, Fred, immediately comes to mind. I see they're suspending tours until May. I strongly suggest you book an early May tour with Fred. He rocks.
Written 25 March 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
Thank you for your fabulous review Paula, but to be honest, we don't want Fred to run for Prime Minister because we would find him hard to replace on our tours.😊 I should also point out that although Fred goes all out to make our tours memorable, he actually took you to a park in Melbourne for his unique possum experience as Brisbane is app a 24 hour drive from here 😊 But we certainly are so glad to read that both our tour and Fred created such fabulous memories for you. Again, thank you so much for your recommendation.
Written 26 March 2020
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MrMoyock
5 contributions
Breathtaking Views all day long!
Mar 2020
Our group had 3 busses and We were fortunate to get the smallest bus with a thoughtful and knowledgeable driver Ricarda. The day with Ricarda felt like a private tour, and she pointed out all the important things not to miss, with a story about each new view. We saw loads of Koala, and Kangaroo, and parrots. The twelve apostles, and the gorge right up the road were beyond description for their power and splendor, It was a very good day. I highly recommend requesting Ricarda as your guide.
Written 23 March 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
Thank you for taking the time to post a review on our Great Ocean Road tour. We certainly agree it is quite spectacular and FYI, (if you go to YouTube and search for Florida Georgia Line 'Holy',) you will see an amazing bird's eye view of the area you visited. Safe travels and we hope to see you back here soon.
Written 23 March 2020
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chris
10 contributions
Highly recommended tour!
Mar 2020 • Solo
This tour was great! What made it extraordinary was my tour guide Fred. He is very friendly, very knowledgable, and also funny! I travel quite often and go on tours, and there's no one as good as him from my experience. He has stories to tell from him doing these tours for days! I couldn't get enough of them. Besides his overall personality, he will always ask if the group needs any toilet, food, or picture taking breaks. The tour itself left me in awe. All of the places my tour group saw were so much better to see and experience in person rather than in pictures! If you book this tour, I hope you get Fred as your tour guide! -"Christian" (my name is actually Christopher, but I've been called various names of Chris___ that I'm very used to it.) Cheers!
Written 7 March 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
Thank you so much for such an amazing review Chris. As a seasoned traveler, I'm certain Fred will be even more pleased to read your glowing comments of him as a guide. Fred did mention what a fun time he had with this group and how ALL of you managed to stay awake the entire 12 hours of the tour. We, and I'm sure Fred, would love to see you on another of our tours when you next visit down under
Written 9 March 2020
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Atravelfan
Atlanta175 contributions
Long but Excellent Day- Beautiful Scenery and Koalas!
Mar 2020
We took the small group Great Ocean Road tour from Melbourne. Our guide Toby was informative and personable. He was early to our hotel for pick-up, waiting for us curbside. After a second stop for additional passengers we were on the way. We had a number of stops for photo opportunities as well as a mid morning stop at the lighthouse for coffee/tea/hot chocolate and midday lunch stop.
We were able to see koalas in the wild, kangaroos at the ecolodge and parrots/cockatoos.
The 12 Apostles site was beautiful as was the gorge but this beauty of this trip is really the journey along the coast.
It was a 12 hour day but we are very glad that we took this tour and had Toby as our guide.
Written 6 March 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
On behalf of Toby and Oceania, thank you for taking the time to post this review. It certainly is one of the most picturesque and memorable drives in the world. Mixed in with the amazing scenery is of course an abundance of wildlife which is always a huge plus for our overseas guests. We are glad to have been part of creating some amazing memories.
Written 9 March 2020
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Journey733509
7 contributions
A long day but the 12 apostles and Loch Ard gorge are worth waiting for.
Mar 2020 • Solo
Fred made the day enjoyable with his endless supply of anecdotes and willingness to answer all our questions. I particularly enjoyed the walk in the bush where we saw kangaroos in the wild as well as the wonderful coastal scenery. Fred obviously knows a lot about the areas we visited and was keen to share his enthusiasm with the group.
It is a long day but there are several stops along the way and Fred stressed that this was our trip so if we wanted to stop and look at something he’d try to accommodate it.
Written 5 March 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
Thanks again for yet another positive review of one of our tours. It IS a long day but guests are constantly amazed at how quickly the hours fly by. We are particularly pleased that you enjoyed the encounter with the kangaroos at the Ecology centre as this is something exclusive to Oceania Tours and Safaris.
Written 9 March 2020
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Vanya S
1 contribution
Do NOT miss this adventure - great tour for all ages!
Sep 2019
My review is a long overdue - we visited Australia in September 2019. Going to Australia was a dream which suddenly came true for us and it was an incredible experience! We "experienced" the Great Ocean Road trip and I am saying "experienced" as it is a lot more than a trip only. Fred is the most amazing guide in Australia and probably beyond (we took another day trip while in Sydney and the guide was nowhere near what this adventure was about) . We felt his love and pride of Australia, we enjoyed his captivating stories (he needs to write a book!) , the stunning and breathtaking scenery, the unique flora and fauna (kangaroos in the bush that got scared of our raincoats:), koalas on the trees, birds we fed including we saw the famous kookaburra several feet away from us). I mentioned fauna - if you take this trip with Fred, do not forget to ask him to show you the close encounter-surprise at the end of the trip (it is not mentioned in the official trip description!) but if you love animals as much as we do, you'll LOVE IT (my 12 year old son was head over heels with those little furry creatures and I was too:). My advice for everybody - no matter what you planed to do while in Melbourne, this tour is a MUST and definitely with Fred as your guide!
Written 2 March 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
Wow!!! Thank you for your amazing review Vanya. We will certainly pass your glowing comments onto Fred, who will be tickled pink with your comments. And just between you and I, rumours around the office suggest that the book is not all that far away and should be an interesting read 😊 We hope we may get to host you again on one of our tours in the future.
Written 3 March 2020
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Dan W
4 contributions
Great Tour with Fred!
We had the most delightful tour out the Great Ocean Road with Fred. Knowledgeable and fun!! Worth it
Written 21 February 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
Thank you so much for your review Dan. Your last 2 words of 'worth it' is exactly what Tripadvisor users want to see and we trust you enjoyed the rest of your adventure down under just as much
Written 23 February 2020
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Leighann Z
Suffern, NY350 contributions
Great day with Fredon the Ocean Road tour
Feb 2020
We had the pleasure of touring the Great Ocean Road with Fred. Although the weather wasn’t the best, Fred made our day very enjoyable with his interesting stories and experiences. Fred knows the route and all the best viewing spots. He was able to find kangaroos in the bush as well as koalas in the trees. We look forward to our trip to Phillips Island today with Fred. We’re sure it will be equally enjoyable.
Written 7 February 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
Thank you so much for your extremely positive review of our Great Ocean Road tour Leighann. Fred certainly does have a lot of interesting stories that many of his reviews refer to and he loves to keep his guests entertained from start to finish. I'm sure he is looking forward to hosting you again tomorrow.
Written 11 February 2020
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Mark
1 contribution
Great Day on the Great Ocean Road
Jan 2020 • Couples
We had a great time on the tour! Our tour guide, Martin was energetic and very informative making the day and driving time go by fast! Lots of highlights along the way including fantastic views and wildlife spottings! Overall a great day!
Written 3 January 2020
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Sebastian_Oceania
Thank you for your fabulous review Mark. The long day always does seem to fly by especially when you have someone like Martin to show you the amazing sights . Safe travels on the rest of your adventure.
Written 6 January 2020
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Daniel Macedo
2 contributions
Great Ocean Tour
Dec 2019 • Family
This was the highlight of our trip. Our guide, Fred is the best guide in whole Australia, he entertained us with the most intriguing stories, very patient in all stops and such a great guy to talk to and share experiences.
I absolutely recommend doing this, specially with the guide Fred you'll have the time of your life, get the chance to see kangaroos up close and amazing landscapes.
Written 27 December 2019
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Sebastian_Oceania
Thank you for such a glowing review of our Great Ocean Road tour Daniel, as well as the great photo of you guys with Fred. All of our guests agree with your assessment of the magnificent views and varied wildlife during this fun-packed tour. We are glad to have created some great memories for you.
Written 2 January 2020
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A fantastic day
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Unforgettable experience
We had such a great time with Fred! It was truly an unforgettable experience. We really appreciated his willingness
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Memorable Tour with Fred
What a day, and so much more than just a winery tour. Fred picked us up from our hotel and the tour began the momen
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Best tour ever
This tour was the best that My Partner and I have ever been on! Fred the tour guide was definitely the highlight of
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Melbourne Beachsides Plus 1st May 2021
We enjoyed being able to share with Eli his knowledge & obvious love of Melbourne’s beachside areas & the flexibili
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Eliseo is the best!!Amazing day trip!!
Fantastic day trip! Very knowledgeable and fun to talk to. We enjoyed our day especially because of Eliseo. Eliseo
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Highly personalised tour of Phillip Island.
I was looking to make the most of the time I had in Melbourne after having booked to go to the Melbourne Internatio
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Awesome
Fred has been an excellent tourist guide with lot of stories it was pleasure knowing him, wonderful person and expl
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Absolutely a gold star!
Oceania Tours & Safaris can be highly commended for continuing to offer safe and enjoyable tours in the aftermath o
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Amazing private trip to Philips Island and excellent guide, Fred.
This was the best trip of my life. I joined this tour on Friday, 22 January 2021. It was a fantastic tour ever esp
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It was a great experience!
The wine tour was an amazing experience! Fred has been an the best tour guide we could get. His stories make the tr
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Little Wonder
A fantastic day tour to Phillip island with my friendly private tour guide Fred. Wonderful experience to watch the
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An amazing tour
On a pitspot trip of Melbourne, our tour guide Fred really showed us everything amazing it had to offer and all the
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A Trip of Perfection
A remarkable and exceptional experience with wows, laughs, delightfulness and enjoyment were created by one of the
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