Journey from Adelaide to Melbourne, taking in Kangaroo Island and the Great Ocean Road
Take a memorable road trip through South Australia and Victoria, starting off from Adelaide with a ferry ride to Kangaroo Island. Much of this stunning landscape is protected and is home to an abundance of native wildlife like sea lions, koalas and, of course, the odd roo or two. Meet the residents at Seal Bay, slide a sand board down the dunes of Little Sahara, keep your eyes peeled for the fuzzy guys that live up the eucalyptus trees of Hanson Bay wildlife Sanctuary, and marvel at the huge boulders of the Remarkable Rocks. Continue through the Adelaide Hills, get an insight into local Aboriginal history in the Grampians National Park, then drink in the sweeping vistas of the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Take in each twist and turn of the Great Ocean Road, channel your inner surfer at some famed boarding locations, then finish up in artsy, eclectic Melbourne.
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Loll about with the local sea lions at Seal Bay
Give sandboarding a crack amid the white sand dunes of Little Sahara
Walk through Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary in search of koalas in their gumtree hideouts
Take in the impressive coastal views from Remarkable Rock
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
Spot koalas in the gumtrees of Kennett River
This trip is made up of two seperate tours and you'll be traveling with a different Guide on each Kangaroo Island and the Great Ocean Road. Each Guide specialises in their region of touring
The Kangaroo Island portion of the trip are two full days of touring. Whilst there isn't too much physical exertion, there are early starts and arrival back into Adelaide on the second day is late in the evening around 10:30pm.
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1. This trip departs from Adelaide to meet the Kangaroo Island ferry on day 1 from the Adelaide Central Bus Station (85 Franklin Street). Please meet at the the SeaLink desk at 6.15am for a 6.45am departure. Hotel pick ups from central Adelaide to the bus station are available on request.
2. Accommodation in Adelaide on night 2 is at the Adelaide Central YHA, where you will be picked up on day 3 at 7am for the next leg of your trip.
3. This trip is available in Basix (multishare) and Original (twin share) accommodation. See code PSAAC-O for Original style.
4. This trip also runs in reverse as a 5 day trip. See trip codes PASMC-B and PASMC-O.
Our Kangaroo Island and the Great Ocean Road Adventure (Basix) trips score an average of 5 out of 5 based on 1 review in the last year.
Fantastic trip with wonderful views of untouched beaches and cliffs, plenty of wildlife opportunities and insights into the local culture.
Review submitted 09 Oct 2017