Great Ocean Road Melbourne to Adelaide
Duration: 4 nights self-drive tour
Price from: £349pp
Apollo Bay 1 night
Warrnambool 2 nights
Robe 1 night
Day 1 Melbourne/Apollo Bay: Depart Melbourne and travel through Geelong which has botanical gardens, museums and a waterfront area before reaching the surfing town of Torquay. Your next stop is Lorne, a popular resort with great beaches and bush walks before you reach the pretty town of Apollo Bay (approx. 3 hours).
Day 2 Apollo Bay/Warrnambool: Depart for a full day along the Great Ocean Road. As your journey begins you'll find the road hugs the coast as you make your way to your first stop, Cape Otway lighthouse for spectacular views. Continue to Port Campbell and onwards to view the famous Twelve Apostles. Up to 140 feet high these giant rock stacks are a spectacular sight! (approx. 3 hours)
Day 3 Warrnambool: Day at leisure to explore the bustling town of Warrnambool or take a tour to Halls Gap on the edge of the Grampians National Park.
Day 4 Warrnambool/Robe: Travel out of Warrnambool to the quaint town of Port Fairy and then head inland through Mt Gambier. On arrival in the pretty seaside town of Robe, ensure you take the time to enjoy a scenic walk around the town, marina and out to the lighthouse (approx. 4½ hours).
Day 5 Robe/Adelaide: This morning's journey will take you through the Coorong National Park which has sand dunes, lagoons and wetlands plus a great variety of birds, animals and fish. Before arriving in Adelaide, stop en route at McLaren Vale, one of South Australia's wine regions to sample some of the fabulous wines. Continue to Adelaide and return your car (approx. 4½ hours).
Accommodation: Room only.
Accommodation: 3* Best Western Melaleuca Motel & Apartments Robe; 4* Deep Blue Hotel & Hot Springs Warrnambool; 4* Comfort Inn the International, Apollo Bay.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes 5 days group B car hire and accommodation as stated. Itinerary is also available in reverse."
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