About The Tour
Explore the stunning route between Adelaide and Melbourne on this two-day adventure that takes you to the heart of the Grampians National Park and along the Great Ocean Road. Get to know some of Australia’s best-loved landscapes, take photos by impressive natural monuments, and discover the region’s fascinating plant and animal life. The 2 Day Adelaide to Melbourne Tour is the perfect way to make your way between these two cities.
Operates: Wednesday and Saturday (Saturday departure November to April only)
Arrives: Approx. 8:00pm (Melbourne)
Children: $259 (children under the age of 8 are restricted from this tour)
Please note that as dormitory accommodation is included in the tour price, passengers travelling with children will need to upgrade to a motel room. Please contact us to check availability of a private room upgrade for your dates of travel.
Upgrade to a twin/double/single (shared facilities) – $100 per room
Upgrade to a twin/double/single (private ensuite) – $175 per room
Day One (D)
We’ll kick off the tour with a trip along the Murray River, Australia’s longest river, before grabbing a complimentary cup of tea at Tolmer Creek in Bordertown. Then it’s on to Horsham for some exploring, and learn more about the rich history and heritage of the local tribes.
Afterwards, we’ll move on to Reed’s Lookout or Lake Bellfield, take a stroll along the stunning shore of the lake, and visit the Jaws of Death and some centuries-old Aboriginal cave paintings in the Grampians National Park.
We’ll then make our way to MacKenzie Falls or Silverband Falls for a leisurely walk before we head to Boroka Lookout or Venus Baths for breath-taking mountain views. Finally, we’ll stop in Halls Gap at the heart of the Grampians, where you can spot some kangaroos and tuck into a delicious dinner.
Day Two (B)
Day two starts with a visit to Tower Hill, a 30,000-year-old extinct volcano. We’ll then move on to the Bay of Martyrs on the Great Ocean Road and London Bridge for a stunning photo opportunity.
Afterwards, it’s on to Loch Ard Gorge along the Shipwreck Coast and the Twelve Apostles, one of Australia’s most iconic natural monuments.
We’ll then take a guided bushwalk through the ancient landscape of the Otway Rainforest. In the afternoon we take a stroll for some koala spotting, before continuing on to Memorial Arch for another photo opportunity, and Anglesea, to experience the small-town coastal vibe of the region. We’ll finally make our way on to Melbourne, where the tour, unfortunately, comes to an end.
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