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Reverse Great Ocean Road Itinerary with 12 Apostles and Lunch from Melbourne

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    Stop At: WWI Memorial, 117 Murray St, Colac VIC 3250, Australia

    We stop to stretch our legs and enjoy morning tea

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Princetown, Victoria 3269 Australia

    We take time to admire the amazing Limestone stack formations with minimal other tourists around, also if you are keen to take to the skies and add a helicopter ride over the Apostles on to your experience then this is the tour for you!

    Taking your time to walk along the boardwalks and capture perfect photos of the Twelve Apostles in the morning sun is just breathtaking.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria Australia

    Also in the National Park we head down to Loch Ard Gorge, site of one of Australia’s most well know shipwrecks, hear the dramatic tale of Tom and Eva. Take time to walk down on to the beach and get the sand in-between your toes, or walk out over the top of the Gorge and find the Island Archway and Razorback rock formations.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Maits Rest Rainforest Walk, Great Ocean Rd, Cape Otway VIC 3233, Australia

    We then depart just as other tour buses start to arrive, we head Eastward along the Great Ocean Road, coming inland we drive through towering Eucalyptus trees until we arrive at a patch of Cool Temperate Rainforest. You will be amazed at the difference in scenery as we take a walk through the tree ferns and, marvel at the ‘ancient relics’ – the Myrtle Beach trees that provide perfect canopy shade and originate from when Australia was part of a super continent known as Gondwanaland. Breath in the fresh air before we take a relaxing drive out to the dramatic Shipwreck Coast!

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Kennet River, Victoria Australia

    Along the journey we will be making stops to look for Koalas hanging out in the wild, as they are exactly that, wild, we cannot guarantee where they will show up, but our knowledgeable guides know all the best spots to search for them.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, Lorne, Victoria Australia

    A monument to mark the original starting point of the Great Ocean Road.

    After some photos at the iconic Memorial Arch and a lesson on the history of the soldiers who built this road and dedicated it to their fallen comrades, we will wind through more stunning views (of course stopping for pictures!)

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Departure Time
    7:15 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Morning tea and lunch
    • Friendly, social atmosphere
    • On-board tour commentary
    • Professional tour guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • FREE Audio translation app. Download “Tour Translations of Australia” before travel! Available in Google Play & Apple App Store in 10 languages.
    • Entry/Admission - WWI Memorial
    • Entry/Admission - Twelve Apostles
    • Entry/Admission - Loch Ard Gorge
    • Entry/Admission - Maits Rest Rainforest Walk
    • Entry/Admission - Kennet River
    • Entry/Admission - Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway
    • Dinner
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please reconfirm within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • For more information visit, https://wildlifetours.com.au/tours/great-ocean-road-reverse-tour/
    • Children under 18yrs old, must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (on request only)
    • A small amount of walking is involved, not wheelchair or pram accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We were tipped off about this tour by friends and we weren’t disappointed. This was one of the highlights of our holiday in Australia. Although it’s an early start and very long day it’s well worth the effort. Spectacular views and locations provided by our driver John who was
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    Response from GLTCustomerService, Wildlife Tours Customer Service at Reverse Great Ocean Road Itinerary with 12 Apostles and Lunch from Melbourne
    Responded 4 days ago
    Hi Alan, thank you for your lovely review! We are stoked to hear you had great day with us! We hope to see you again on our other tours :)
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    We wanted to see the Great Ocean Road and all that goes with it so we chose the Reverse Itinerary, and it was definitely the right choice. Although the seating in the van was a little tight it did not take away from the day’s experience and enjoyment. We headed first to the
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    Response from GLTCustomerService, Wildlife Tours Customer Service at Reverse Great Ocean Road Itinerary with 12 Apostles and Lunch from Melbourne
    Responded 4 days ago
    Hi Don, thank you so much for your lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed the day with us and hope to see you again on our other tours :)
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    It was a great day out to see all of the amazing sights! We had a great time with our driver Simmo :)
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    Hi... I’m going to take this tour on 8/23/19 do you have enough persons for this tour yet? I’m worry to booked the tour because from the experience I had, you guys canceled the tour 2 days prior.
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    A great day tour on a comfortable bus with a terrific tour guide/ driver. We made many stops for spectacular sightseeing, unique experiences, quick meals and bathroom breaks. We really did beat all the crowds by doing the Great Ocean Road in reverse. Our driver brought many of
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