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

Set off on a short but sweet road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide and get a taste of southern Australia's rugged natural beauty. Stop by the world-class surf break of Bells Beach, spot wild koalas at Kennett River and be captivated by each twist and turn of the Great Ocean Road. Soak up the dramatic horizon rendered by the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, learn about local Aboriginal history in the Grampians National Park and hike out to some attractive waterfalls before finishing up in the quaintly charming city of Adelaide.

Start
Melbourne, Australia
Finish
Adelaide, Australia
Countries
Australia
Themes
Short Breaks
Code
PMAE2
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 8
Group size
Min 6, Max 24
Carbon offset
0kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Travel along the Great Ocean Road
  • Stop at spectacular Loch Ard Gorge
  • Witness the Twelve Apostles near Port Cambell
  • Go hiking in the Grampians National Park

Itinerary

Set off from Melbourne bound for Victoria's east coast and its centrepiece attraction – the Great Ocean Road. Pass through the surfing hub of Torquay and its famous surf beaches, then sit back and enjoy one of the world's most scenic coastal drives. Spy some koalas at Kennett River, stop for lunch in Apollo Bay and take in the commanding views out across The Twelve Apostles. Continue on to The Grampians National Park for a memorable overnight stay in Halls Gap.
Become versed in local Indigenous culture at the Brambuck Cultural Centre before heading off along a few of the park's hiking trails. Visit one of two impressive waterfalls in the area and soak up some of the jaw-dropping vistas. Make the remainder of the journey to the South Australian capital of Adelaide, where this 2 Day Melbourne to Adelaide Explorer trip draws to a close.
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Inclusions

Meals
1 breakfast, 1 lunch
Transport
Minibus
Accommodation
Hostel (1 night)

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Important notes

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

Trip notes

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2 Day Melbourne to Adelaide Explorer , June 2015