$150 (Per Person )
  • 1 Day
  • Max People 12
  • Great Ocean Road

Embark on an extraordinary expedition along Australia’s Great Ocean Road, departing from Melbourne. Experience the captivating beauty of Victoria’s coastline, from stunning beaches to the iconic Twelve Apostles rock formations. Encounter wildlife and explore charming seaside villages, immersing yourself in nature’s wonders.

Journey through the lush Otway Ranges, where towering eucalyptus trees create a serene atmosphere. Uncover the intriguing story of the Loch Ard Gorge shipwreck, steeped in history and mystery. Gain a deeper appreciation for the region’s rich heritage.

Prepare to be awestruck by the grandeur of the Twelve Apostles, as these magnificent rock formations stand proudly against the coastal backdrop. Marvel at the forces of nature that shaped them and create lasting memories of this remarkable Great Ocean Road day trip from Melbourne.

  • DestinationGreat Ocean Road
  • Departure/Return LocationSt Paul’s Cathedral Melbourne
  • Departure TimePlease arrive by 7:30 AM for a departure at 8:00 AM
  • Return TimeApproximately 10 to 12 hours
  • Included Package Facility:
    • Water Bottle
    • Complimentary Wifi
    • Free Best Tour Guided
    • Best Rate Gurantee
  • Excludes Package Facility:
    • No Meals
    • Entry Fees
    • Any Private Expenses

Frequently Asked Questions

The Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Tour departs early to beat the crowds, with minibuses leaving no later than 8 am. We typically return to Melbourne between 7:30 - 8 pm, giving you a full day of exploration.

Yes, we have a morning tea stop around 9 am on the way to the Twelve Apostles. Later, we make a stop for lunch at Port Campbell. You'll find various places to eat and buy drinks and food takeaway. Please note that meals are not included in the tour price.

We have multiple buses departing for the Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Tour. If you and your friend have separate bookings and wish to travel together, please send us an email at least 24 hours in advance. We'll do our best to arrange your journey together.

Unfortunately, the Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Boutique tour does not include hotel pickup/drop-off. We have one departure point from the State Theatre (Arts Centre) on St Kilda Road, which is just a 3-minute walk from Flinders St station and Federation Square. Alternatively, you can opt for The Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary Premium Tour, which offers the same itinerary with hotel pickup/drop-off.

Yes, you can reschedule your booking if you send us an email with a minimum of 48 hours notice. The rescheduling will be subject to availability.

For a more personalized experience, we operate minibuses with a maximum of 12 people per group.

The Great Ocean Road Premium Tour caters to smaller groups, with a maximum of 10 people per group, offering a more intimate and luxurious experience.

Our comprehensive tour covers a range of stunning locations, including the Twelve Apostles, the Razorback, Loch Ard Gorge, London Bridge, Port Campbell, Kenneth River (koalas), and Lorne. Prepare for a fantastic day tour from Melbourne.

Absolutely! Our adventure includes a search for koalas in the wild at Kenneth River. Please note that we don't stop at any park or zoo during the tour.

Yes, there are two stops, Lock Ard Gorge and Port Campbell, where you may have the opportunity to go for a swim. However, swimming depends on tides and wave conditions, and be warned, the water is usually freezing cold!

Tour Plan


1st Stop: Chocolate Factory - Sweet Delights Await You

Indulge your sweet tooth at our first stop, the Chocolate Factory! Prepare to be tempted by the heavenly aroma of freshly made chocolates as you enter this delightful haven. Take a journey through the chocolate-making process and witness skilled artisans create mouthwatering treats. Don't miss out on the exciting part - the free samples! Savor a variety of chocolates, from rich dark cocoa to creamy milk delights. This is a perfect opportunity to satisfy your cravings and find delightful souvenirs for loved ones back home.


2nd Stop: Memorial Arch - Where the Ocean Road Begins

As we continue our adventure, we reach the iconic Memorial Arch, marking the official starting point of the Great Ocean Road. Stand in awe as you read about the rich history behind this impressive arch, which was built as a tribute to the World War I returned soldiers who constructed the road. Capture the moment with photographs to commemorate the beginning of your unforgettable journey along this scenic coastal route.


3rd Stop: Koala Cafe - A Nature Lover's Paradise

Prepare for a unique wildlife encounter at Koala Cafe, where we offer a lookout for adorable koalas and native Australian birds. Embrace the tranquility of the natural surroundings and keep your eyes peeled for these charismatic creatures resting among the eucalyptus trees. Our expert guides will share fascinating insights about the wildlife and their habitats, allowing you to connect with nature on a whole new level.


4th Stop: Apollo Bay - A Scenic Lunch Break

Next, we arrive at Apollo Bay, a charming coastal town, and your lunch destination. Treat yourself to a delectable meal at one of the local eateries overlooking the azure waters. You'll have a chance to relish fresh seafood caught straight from the ocean or savor a variety of delicious dishes that showcase the region's culinary delights. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach or browse through the quaint boutiques before we resume our journey.


5th Stop: Twelve Apostles - Nature's Majestic Sculptures

The highlight of our adventure unfolds as we arrive at the awe-inspiring Twelve Apostles. Witness the magnificent limestone stacks rising dramatically from the Southern Ocean, presenting a truly breathtaking spectacle. Be sure to have your camera ready as you capture the golden hues of the setting sun casting a mesmerizing glow over these iconic formations. This is undoubtedly one of the most unforgettable moments of your Great Ocean Road experience.


6th Stop: Loch Ard Gorge - A Tale of Shipwrecks and Beauty

Prepare to be enchanted by the beauty and history of Loch Ard Gorge. Named after the shipwrecked clipper Loch Ard, this rugged coastline provides a picturesque setting that is both dramatic and serene. Immerse yourself in the legends of the past as you explore the pristine sandy beach and towering limestone cliffs. Take in the fresh ocean breeze and let the natural splendor of the gorge captivate your senses.


7th Stop: London Bridge - A Marvel of Nature's Architecture

Our final stop before heading back to Melbourne is London Bridge, a fascinating rock formation shaped by the forces of nature. Listen to intriguing tales of its evolution and transformation over time, and marvel at the sheer power of the ocean. As you bid farewell to this unique coastal wonder, cherish the memories of the breathtaking sights and experiences you've encountered along the Great Ocean Road.


Your Unforgettable Journey Ends

As the sun sets on this incredible adventure, we begin our return journey to Melbourne via an alternative road, providing a scenic and memorable route back. Arriving at 8 pm, you'll have a heart full of cherished memories and a camera roll brimming with captivating snapshots. We hope you'll join us again on future journeys, exploring more of Australia's natural wonders and hidden treasures. Thank you for choosing Luxury Tours Melbourne  for this unforgettable Great Ocean Road experience.

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