Melbourne Great Ocean Road 3-day Tour $690 per day (up to 7 people, accommodation and food not included)

We recommend this three day trip as most colorful and full of memorable experiences tour outside of Melbourne. Immerse yourself in the world of the Victorian coast. The Great Ocean Road in three days gives us enough time to enjoy all the GOR places of interest and visit three National Parks.

Day 1

Great Ocean Road Anglesea | Nicks Melbourne Tours

We start from your hotel doors at 9:00 am and launch into our three day tour. We’ll see these places:

  • Melbourne City view from West Gate Bridge.
  • Famous Bells Beach with surfing lovers and surf culture at Torquay.
  • Working Lighthouse and Split Point in Aireys Inlet. Easy walk.
  • Seaside town of Anglesea and grey kangaroos in their natural habitat.
  • Great Ocean Road Memorial Arc and the statue to the the road builders.
  • Seaside holiday town of Lorn with a surf beach and lovely sea views.
  • Kennett River village. Wild koalas. Feeding parrots.
  • Lunch in picturesque Apollo Bay.
  • Fern gullies and giant eucalyptus trees up to 7 meter in diameter in native rainforest.
  • Shipwreck Coast: Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, London Arch, The Grotto and other coastal views and attractions. Islands Arch and Razorback. Loch Ard Gorge. The tragic shipwreck of Loch Ard.
  • Picturesque fishing village of Campbell.
  • City of Warrnambool – a historical port, home to the historical Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and our first night stop.

Day 2

Halls Gap | Nicks Melbourne Tours

We start at 9:00 am from your hotel in Warrnambool. We will see:

  • Warnambool open air museum – Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village – a maritime village and museum built around 1858 state heritage listed Warnambool Lighthouse. (we’ll spend about an hour here).
  • Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve – a walk in the wildlife park in a large volcanic crater watching emus, kangaroos, koalas, swans, ducks and blue wrens.
  • Drive to Halls Gap – this village is the gateway to the Grampians National Park.
  • Pastoral farm views with happy cows and sheep.
  • Unique dry stone retaining walls that were once built in great numbers in Victoria. (contrary to the popular belief built not by convicts, but by skilled men called wallers).
  • Stunnings views of the Grampian mountains.
  • Visit the Halls Gap Zoo – the Victoria’s largest regional zoo, holding over 160 native and exotic species (time permitting). Emus, kangaroos, wild deer, foxes – great for photos.
  • Our second night stop is in Halls Gap, surrounded by Australian wild like.

Day 3

Ballarat Sovereign Hill | Nicks Melbourne Tours

We start at 9:00 am from your hotel in Halls Gap. We will start with visiting main unique locations in Grampians:

  • Mt Victory lookout, the Balconies, or as it was formerly known ‘The Jaws of Death’.
  • McKenzie Falls – one of the most popular waterfalls in the region.
  • The Grand Canyon – a remarkable rocky gorge in the Grampians National Park.
  • Brambuk Aboriginal Center – the National Park & Cultural Centre with a bush foods cafe.
  • Aboriginal Rock Art Sites.
  • Drive to Ballarat – the city of the Victorian gold rush.
  • Sovereign Hill open air Gold Rush museum
  • Australian Centre for Gold Rush Collections (Gold Museum)
  • Transfer to your hotel in Melbourne
Transfer to your hotel| Nicks Melbourne Tours