Explore coastal Victoria’s diverse and awe inspiring landscape.
Taking you from Melbourne to Cape Otway National Park and on to the famous 12 Apostles via fur seal colonies, beaches, forests, sea cliffs, lightstations and lookouts, this six-day hiking tour showcases why the Great Ocean Walk is regarded as one of the world’s best coastal treks. With two knowledgeable leaders to guide the way, you’ll experience a landscape that has been shaped by the elements over thousands of years, immerse yourself in local maritime history, and enjoy delicious picnic lunches surrounded by dramatic coastal scenery. If you love immersing yourself in nature, the Great Ocean Walk is calling your name.
Explore diverse and beautiful landscapes on foot – from pristine beaches and rocky terrain to stunning coastline, there’s always something amazing to look at.
Traverse this classic Victoria track with not one but two expert local leaders to share their knowledge about the region while taking care of the details along the way.
Hike through the mighty forests of Great Otway National Park where you’ll inhale the scent of eucalyptus as you make your way to pristine Shelly Beach.
Stride along the top of mighty sea cliffs and watch sunshine create dancing rainbows on the tumbling waters of Rainbow Falls.
With almost every meal included, you’ll enjoy wonderful fresh picnics in incredible locations, delicious breakfasts and hearty homecooked dinners.
This is a 104km walking trip so you will need to have good physical fitness to fully enjoy it.
On Days 2 and 3 we will walk over 20km each day so you will need to be confident that you can walk this distance two days in a row.
There is some driving included in each day as we will overnight in two places along the coast, rather than in a new place each night. Therefore, we need to drive to the start and then from the end of each day’s walking.
Walking along the Great Ocean Road means different terrain from sandy beaches to rocky paths. You must bring appropriate footwear and clothing to be able to tackle these famous paths.
Just as a heads up before you book: this trip is new to our range this year. And while we have thoroughly researched every detail of the logistics, new destinations can sometimes throw us some unexpected surprises. More often than not, it’ll be a great surprise. But every now and again there might be a hiccup. We like to think that’s what puts the ‘adventure’ in ‘adventure travel’.
Trip departures are unavailable.
There are currently no scheduled departures on our Hike the Great Ocean Road trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. FIRST DAY: Your adventure begins at 8.00am on Day 1 in Melbourne CBD. You will be picked up from the front of National Gallery of Victoria.
2. FINAL DAY: You are expected to arrive back into Melbourne CBD around 5pm and dropped off at the same location as the joining point.
3. A single supplement is available for this trip with no exceptions (subject to availability).
4. Due to limited availability for groups at Cape Otway Lightstation some tours will be staying at Bimbi Park.
5. The 6th of April departure will run on a slightly amended schedule with first night spent at the Best Western Apollo Bay, then two nights at Bimbi Park/Cape Otway and final two nights in Port Campbell.
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