We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Reserve Now & Pay Later

Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Day Trip from Melbourne

Save
Share
Special Offer
Book by January 31 to save 10% off our previously offered price!
Select Date and Travellers
FromUS$82.09
US$73.88
Date
2 travellers
Overview
Itinerary
+
You’ll have 2 starting options
See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Anglesea Visitor Information Centre
    Stop: 30 minutes -
    See details
  • 2
    Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway
    Stop: 30 minutes -
    See details
  • 3
    Apollo Bay Information Centre
    Stop: 45 minutes -
    See details
  • 4
    Great Otway National Park
    Stop: 45 minutes -
    See details
  • 5
    Twelve Apostles
    Stop: 45 minutes -
    See details
  • 6
    Loch Ard Gorge
    Stop: 30 minutes -
    See details
  • 7
    WWI Memorial
    Stop: 30 minutes -
    See details
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    2: Apollo Bay VIC 3233, Australia
    Departure Time
    7:15 AM
    Duration
    14h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Professional guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only
    • Our tours are conducted in English. If you require translated tour commentary, download our FREE App “Tour Translations of Australia” before travel! Available in Google Play & Apply App Store, available in 10 languages.
    Exclusions
    • Additional snacks & beverages
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant and child seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair or stroller accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 38 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    133Reviews7Q&A
    Traveller rating
    • 40
    • 7
    • 4
    • 0
    • 2
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More
    Selected filters
    • Filter
    • English
    Popular mentions
    +1
    We did the Ocean Road trip in reverse, and a picnic lunch was included. We were fortunate to have LEON Dark as our driver and guide. He was fantastic, knowledgable and willing to go the extra mile to give his passengers a great day. This is a must do tour, to experience the
    Read more
    It was a long day that was a bit whistle stop. Our driver lacked personality and friendly interaction. Despite that the scenery was lovely.
    Read more
    Response from GLTCustomerService, Wildlife Tours at Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Day Trip from Melbourne
    Responded 5 days ago
    Hi Pete, we are sorry and surprised to hear your comments about our tour guide, who are usually top grade characters! We are glad to hear the beautiful scenery impressed you though and hope to see you again!
    Read more
    The 12 Apostles; Loch Ard Gorge, koala’s and Parrots at Kenneth River and the Kangaroos and Koalas at Cape Otway all incredible and absolutely worth seeing. Our driver/guide was a mine of information, unfortunately little of the information he shared with his captive audience
    Read more
    Response from GLTCustomerService, Wildlife Tours at Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Day Trip from Melbourne
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi there, and thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are sorry to hear our guide was not mining the information you were after. If you would like to discuss this further, please get in touch with us directly. We hope you have had enjoyable travels in Australia!
    Read more
    The tour was amazing. Our tour guide Kate was the best! She provided useful anecdotes along the way that made the trip even more amazing. Despite the unexpected heavy traffic on the road, she was able to make sure we had our day’s fill of the advertised sites. I would do it
    Read more
    Response from GLTCustomerService, Wildlife Tours Customer Service at Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Day Trip from Melbourne
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Amazing to hear! Thank you so much for your review, we will let Kate know your words :)
    Read more
    A great day touring the great ocean road. We had a lovely tour guide (I cannot remember her name I’m really sorry) who provided lots of facts about the certain places we went through. We got to do the tour in reverse and saw the Twelve Apostles first as well as the Loch Are
    Read more
    Response from GLTCustomerService, Wildlife Tours Customer Service at Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Day Trip from Melbourne
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hi Daniel, and thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your day at the Great Ocean Road, despite the Koala's being a bit shy on the day you were out there. We wish you happy travels in Australia!
    Read more
    Previous
    1234569
    About the operator
    By: Wildlife Tours Australia
    1,064 reviews
    378lizh
    Lichfield, United Kingdom
    41197
    Absolutely stunning day
    We did the Ocean Road trip in reverse, and a picnic lunch was included. We were fortunate to have LEON Dark as
    Read more
    xSoniaP
    10
    Perfect trip!
    Was on the tour with about 24 peoples and had Lizzy as a guide. She was amazing and made the trip to an
    Read more
    justines578
    93
    Bucketlist sunset Apostles/ Great Ocean Rd
    What a day/evening!! Our guide STEVE Gray was awesome.. so knowledgeable, friendly, accommodating and had a great
    Read more
    LisaF3093
    Ireland
    142
    Excellent trip
    Nearing the end of our 3 day Great Ocean Road Trip and it has been the best 2 days! The itinerary is well
    Read more
    peteo88
    Bridgwater, United Kingdom
    4129
    Day Trip.
    It was a long day that was a bit whistle stop. Our driver lacked personality and friendly interaction. Despite
    Read more
    emj2k15
    Herefordshire, United Kingdom
    10
    Amazing for Everyone!
    I had the best time! 16 of us on the bus, with the lovely Shanara as our tour guide. Who really made the trip
    Read more
    flannel1985
    5540
    Craig was a hoot
    Had a good trip . Make no mistake it's a long long day . Lots of driving. The bus was too small I'll be honest
    Read more
    197robynd
    20
    Don’t bother
    A wasted day. Our day began behind schedule with a full bus. The driver was a very pleasant man and very
    Read more
    TetsuwanAdam
    40
    Great sights, great guide
    This is an excellent tour if you want to see several major stops on the Great Ocean Road and get a taste of the
    Read more
    normane963
    11
    A memorable experience in Melbourne
    That was a very memorable experience. The driver and narrator about the place were excellent. I could see he knew
    Read more
    jane n
    galway
    100
    Fab day!
    12pm pick up midnight drop off, all built around accommodating penguin as they return home from the sea. Got to
    Read more
    anumathurm
    85
    Great tour !!!
    This reverse great ocean tour is very well planned , we booked this tour as we didn't wanted to drive that long
    Read more
    Surfside90266
    120
    Animal Sanctuary and Penguins on Parade was memorable
    The stop at the Animal Sanctuary was one hour but we got to feed the wallabies and kangeroos and have a short
    Read more
    geebees1
    41
    Fantastic sights to see but,
    The 12 Apostles; Loch Ard Gorge, koala’s and Parrots at Kenneth River and the Kangaroos and Koalas at Cape Otway
    Read more
    HLBXX
    Rome, Italy
    357
    Once in a lifetime trip, but missed having a guide
    Great trip to see the penguins, we really enjoyed it. Would have been nice to have a guide with us. Now had a
    Read more
    Key Details
    • Duration: 14h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
    Why Book on Tripadvisor?
    • Reserve Now & Pay Later
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall:+852 30184991
    Travellers Also Viewed
    Likely To Sell Out
    Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary...
    803 Reviews
    from US$64.47*
    Special Offer
    Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary...
    175 Reviews
    from US$90.03*
    US$100.03
    Great Ocean Road Small-Group Ecotour...
    2,524 Reviews
    from US$93.13*
    Likely To Sell Out
    great ocean road 12 apostles reverse...
    68 Reviews
    from US$61.40*
    Frequently bought together
    Likely To Sell Out
    Phillip Island Penguin, Brighton...
    1,003 Reviews
    from US$96.58*
    Eureka Skydeck 88 Admission Ticket
    201 Reviews
    from US$15.18*
    Likely To Sell Out
    City Sightseeing Melbourne Hop-On...
    193 Reviews
    from US$27.92*
    Special Offer
    Phillip Island Penguin Parade Day...
    70 Reviews
    from US$80.09*
    US$88.99
    Special Offer
    Great Ocean Road Reverse Itinerary...
    175 Reviews
    from US$90.03*
    US$100.03
    Special Offer
    Grampians National Park and Kangaroos...
    18 Reviews
    from US$80.09*
    US$88.99
    Likely To Sell Out
    Yarra Valley Wine Tour with Food...
    45 Reviews
    from US$93.13*