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  • Duration: 3 days
  • Address: Melbourn
  • Participant: 1

This fare price is a (Per Person) suitable for Adults 18+ over in a Shared Dormitory Room. Not suitable for children 17 years and under.

Accommodation upgrades are only available for purchase through Autopia Tours, as they're the ground operator for this tour.

TOUR CODE: WGG3-B --- Basic Hostel Accommodation (Shared Dormitory)

OPERATES: Sun (Apr-Oct) / Sun, *Thurs (Nov-Mar) *seasonal

TOUR DURATION: 3 Days / 2 Nights

MAIN PICKUP LOCATION & TIME: Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St, corner of Market St, Melbourne @ 7:35am.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Journey along the National Heritage Listed Great Ocean Road, see the Memorial Arch
  • Reconnect with nature on a rainforest walk through the lush Great Otway National Park
  • Be blown away by panoramic views of the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge beach
  • Enrich your cultural awareness of those who came before at Tower Hill Conservation Wildlife Reserve
  • Guaranteed Australian wildlife sightings in their natural habitat ie. kangaroos, emus, echidnas & koalas
  • Explore the rugged bush landscape of the Grampians National Park
  • Capture the views from Reed's, Boroka and The Balconies Lookout
  • Impressive hike to the summit of the Pinnacle Lookout
  • Cool off at the base of MacKenzie waterfalls

ITINERARY

Spend an amazing 3 days travelling along the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park adventure tour. Visit some stunning places including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Mackenzie Falls, Halls Gap, and some other magnificent sights throughout the region. Return to Melbourne arriving early evening.

Day 1: Melbourne - Warrnambool

Start your 3-Day adventure by exploring the world-famous Great Ocean Road with its stunning ocean views and surf beaches. Spot wild koalas and take a guided rainforest walk before visiting the limestone stacks of the Twelve Apostles and other wonders of the Shipwreck Coast. Overnight in Warrnambool. Meals: N/A. Accom: ---TBA Backpackers Shared Dorm--- (with shared bathroom) or similar alternative. Driving Distance: 360km.

Day 2: Warrnambool - Halls Gap

On the second day, visit the Tower Hill Conservation Reserve, an extinct volcano, rich in Aboriginal history and an abundance of wildlife. Later hike up to the iconic Pinnacle lookout with an amazing view over the Grampians. Finish the day with a traditional Aussie BBQ and overnight stay in Halls Gap. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner. Accom: ---TBA Backpackers Shared Dorm--- (with shared bathroom) or similar alternative. Driving Distance: 190km. Hike Distance: 4.5km.

Day 3: Halls Gap - Melbourne

On the last day of the journey, hike to the base of Mackenzie Falls, then check out some other famed sights such as Boroka Lookout and The Balconies. After an incredible few days exploring the coastline and mountain ranges, we make our way back to Melbourne arriving around 5:30pm. Meals: Breakfast. Accom: N/A. Driving Distance: 290km. Hike Distance: 2km.

INCLUSIONS:

  • 2 Nights' hostel dorm accommodation - with shared bathroom facilities (Warrnambool, Halls Gap)
  • Includes 2 x Breakfast, 1 x Dinner
  • National Park entry fees
  • Guided bush walks (~6.5km total)
  • Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild!
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Air-conditioned small group travel
  • Comprehensive tour commentary
  • Select inner city pick up and drop off points

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Any meals not indicated within the itinerary
  • Travel insurance is recommended
  • Personal expenses

WHAT TO BRING:

1.5L Refillable water bottle, 15kg soft luggage or small overnight bag, any medications you usually take, please ensure you pack appropriately, all weather conditions, warm jacket, thermals advisable for the colder months, sturdy comfortable walking/ hiking shoes with tread, hat, sunscreen & sunglasses, swimmers, towel & toiletries, camp torch/headlamp, camera.

CHILD POLICY:

This fare type applies to Adults 18+ and over. Children aged between 6 to 17 years old are required to stay in standard private accommodation and must be accompanied by a legal guardian or adult. Private accommodation upgrades are available on a different product listing, subject to availability. This tour is not suitable for infants or children 5 years and under.

WEATHER:

In the event of rain or inclement weather, your experience will still go ahead, unless contacted by the provider.

THINGS TO KNOW:

  • Basic dormitory style accommodation with shared facilities, fares apply to Adults 18+ and over.
  • This fare type is not suitable for children 17 years and under. Children must stay in private rooms.
  • A moderate to advanced level of fitness is required to complete the walks.
  • Walks can be up to 3km in length, often over steep and rocky sections and in direct sunlight. Length of walks may vary and will be at the guide'ss discretion.
  • A similar alternative will be provided should any of our normal scheduled stops be closed for any reason. Itineraries may vary to adapt to seasonal changes and occasionally park closures. As safety is our top priority we plan accordingly to ensure our guests have the most fun and best experience possible while on tour.
  • This terrain is not suitable for mobility-impaired travellers, wheelchairs, walkers, or strollers.
  • Limited storage space on our vehicle, baggage kept to 1 x 15kg travel bag, 1 x 5kg day bag
  • Please notify the provider of any dietary requirements, medical conditions, and your travelling contact number at the time of booking.
  • BLACKOUT DATES: 25DEC, 29DEC, 01JAN 2022 / 24DEC, 28DEC, 31DEC 2023.

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