Join a small group adventure and drive from Adelaide to Melbourne along the Great Ocean Road

Set off on a short but sweet road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne and experience southern Australia's wild natural beauty. Drive through the Adelaide Hills, learn about local Aboriginal history in the Grampians National Park and soak up the dramatic horizon rendered by the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Be captivated by each twist of the Great Ocean Road's turn, spot wild koalas at Kennett River and stop by the world-class surf break of Bells Beach before finishing up in artsy and eclectic Melbourne.

Adelaide, Australia
Melbourne, Australia
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 8
Group size
Min 6, Max 24
Carbon offset
0kg pp per trip


  • Learn about local Aboriginal lore in the Grampians National Park
  • Be treated to exceptional views of Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge
  • Travel the length of the Great Ocean Road
  • Watch the waves roll in at a world famous surf beach


Leave Adelaide city behind and head out across its hills and the Murray River into Victoria. Enter the Grampians National Park and learn about the land's cultural significance to the local indigenous people. Then check out either McKenzie or Silverband Falls on a short nature hike and overnight in Halls Gap.
Start the onwards journey to the Great Ocean Road. Savour the ever-changing but always stupendous coastal vistas offered by the route, culminating in arrival at the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge. Stop off briefly to see some koalas at Kennett River and to witness the world famous Bells Beach surf break in Torquay, then hit the highway – final destination, Melbourne.
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Important notes

1. This trip starts in Melbourne at approx. 7am and finishes in Adelaide early evening day 2. We suggest booking accom in advance and extending your stay here. 2. Trip also runs in reverse see code PMAE2

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Our 2 Day Adelaide to Melbourne Explorer trips score an average of 4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews in the last year.

2 Day Adelaide to Melbourne Explorer , April 2015

2 Day Adelaide to Melbourne Explorer , April 2015