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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

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Overview
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.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
9 Riverside Quay
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  • 1
    Split Point Lighthouse
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Apollo bay township
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    Great Otway National Park
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Twelve Apostles
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 5
    Loch Ard Gorge
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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You'll end at
9 Riverside Quay
9 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
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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
Important Information
Departure Point
9 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
Duration
11h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board
  • Exclusive animal encounters
  • Entry/Admission - Great Otway National Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Paula V wrote a review Mar 2020
Auburn, United States21 contributions1 helpful vote
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
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne
Responded 26 Mar 2020
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.
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MrMoyock wrote a review Mar 2020
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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
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne
Responded 23 Mar 2020
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.
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chris wrote a review Mar 2020
10 contributions2 helpful votes
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!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne
Responded 9 Mar 2020
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
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Atravelfan wrote a review Mar 2020
Atlanta137 contributions40 helpful votes
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
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne
Responded 9 Mar 2020
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.
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Journey733509 wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions2 helpful votes
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
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Sebastian_Oceania, Manager at Small-Group Great Ocean Road Day Trip from Melbourne
Responded 9 Mar 2020
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.
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By: Oceania Tours & Safaris
SusieandKirk
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Great Tour of Melbourne highlights
This half day tour of Melbourne was very enjoyable. Fred was an excellent guide and gave us many ideas of what to
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annasT5608DL
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Phillips Island and Penguin March
Iliesea was an outstanding guide, driver and host. He briefed us on our itinerary, time to travel and what to expec
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rrpinn
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The little penguins were worth the wait...
Our tour guide and driver Fred is an absolute hoot. Very funny, very knowledgeable on the penguins and the whole a
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214lh
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Memorable Tour!
Fred is an exceptional tour guide. He clearly loves what he does and made the tour so much more fun.
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M8441XXjamesh
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A Truly Breathtaking Experience
We went on the two-day trip to explore what Melbourne has to offer outside of the City, the Trip with our guide Fre
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malloryB92663
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Highlight of our trip!
Melbourne itself is so exquisite and breathtaking but having a tour by Fred makes the city come alive! Accommodatin
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Beja R
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A very special tour with Fred
With tourism greatly reduced in Australia, my husband and I were very fortunate to accidentally end up with a priva
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AshleyandFern
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Fred’s the best!
Our tour guide Fred was amazing, so in love with his City and ready to tell us everything we needed to know about M
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J2Retiree
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Great Overview of City
Our tour guide, Martin, gave us a great tour of Melbourne. He was very friendly and accommodating. Although it it’s
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cat063
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Wonderful trip with great guide
We would fully recommend this trip, we had the VIP pass. We were picked up from our hotel and driven to Philip Isl
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M9294LUtomr
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Fun tour
We traveled on a half day Melbourne City Tour with a great tour guide Fred G. There was only 4 of us on the tour a
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carla f
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Take it.
We loved this tour. The guide was excellent. All of the stops were worthwhile. We always prefer a small group and t
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pixie007
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Loved seeing the Little Penguins
Penguin parade was fantastic to see. Paul was very informative. I gave it 4 stars because we felt rushed. Our tour
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Destination582898
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Fred: The Face of Oceania Tours
Our trip to Australia was marked by so many memorable events and one very memorable person: Fred Garcarczyk. While
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Journey733509
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Great day trip - a lot packed into 9 hours
The trip was exactly as described on the website. Time just flew by and the penguin experience was fantastic. You c
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Key Details
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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