Great Ocean Road Tour

12 Hours

Explore the iconic Great Ocean Road on a day trip from Melbourne! This stunning coastal drive boasts dramatic cliffs, pristine beaches, charming seaside towns, and wildlife encounters. See the awe-inspiring Twelve Apostles rock formations, visit the historic Split Point Lighthouse, and spot koalas in their natural habitat. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views, fresh air, and unforgettable memories along Australia’s most scenic coastline.

Charter Tour Price:

Adult (16+): $130 Per Person
Child (0-15): $110 Per Person

Private Tour Price:

Private Tour (1 – 3) Person = $850
Private Tour (4 – 7) Person = $1000

Group Tour Price:

Small Group Tour (7-13) Person = $1300
Mid Group (14-24) Person = $2300
Large Group (25-33) Person = $3000
Extra Large Group (34-49) Person = $4000

Departure Time: Daily

Between 6:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Tour Duration: 12 Hours

Meeting point:

Anywhere in Melbourne CBD
Any Hotel in Melbourne CBD
Keilor Downs VIC 3038, Australia

Our Touring Vehicles:

4 Seat European Car
7 Seat Mercedes Van
11 Seat Luxury Van
14 Seat Standard Minibus
14 Seat Premium Minibus
24 Seat Standard Bus
24 Seat Premium Bus
33 Seat Standard Coach
33 Seat Premium Coach
49 Seat Standard Coach
49 Seat Premium Coach


Great Ocean Road Tour – Explore Dramatic Landscapes: Beaches, Rainforests, and Rock Formations

Embark on an unforgettable journey along one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives with Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses’ Great Ocean Road Tour. Departing from Melbourne, our tour offers a captivating exploration of the iconic Great Ocean Road, renowned for its breathtaking coastal landscapes, rugged cliffs, pristine beaches, and iconic rock formations. Sit back, relax, and let us take you on an adventure of a lifetime as we traverse this spectacular stretch of coastline, stopping at must-see attractions along the way. With our professional tour guides and comfortable transportation options, you’re guaranteed an immersive and unforgettable experience from start to finish.

Tour Highlights:

  • Breathtaking Coastal Views: Our Great Ocean Road Tour begins with a scenic drive along the coastline, where you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the sparkling waters of the Southern Ocean on one side and lush rainforest-clad hills on the other. Marvel at the ever-changing scenery as we wind our way through picturesque coastal towns and past idyllic beaches, soaking in the beauty of this natural wonder.
  • The Twelve Apostles: No visit to the Great Ocean Road would be complete without a stop at the iconic Twelve Apostles. These towering limestone stacks rise majestically from the ocean, creating a dramatic and awe-inspiring sight that never fails to impress. Take a stroll along the viewing platforms perched atop the cliffs and admire the rugged beauty of these ancient rock formations, sculpted over millions of years by the forces of nature.
  • Loch Ard Gorge: Next, we’ll visit Loch Ard Gorge, named after the infamous shipwreck that occurred here in 1878. Explore the sandy shores of this stunning natural amphitheater, framed by towering cliffs and crashing waves. Learn about the tragic tale of survival and heroism that unfolded during the shipwreck, adding a poignant layer of history to this picturesque location.
  • The Razorback: As we continue our journey along the Great Ocean Road, we’ll make a stop at the Razorback, another striking rock formation that juts out into the sea. Admire the sheer cliffs and rugged beauty of this iconic landmark, which offers incredible photo opportunities against the backdrop of the ocean waves crashing below.
  • Otway Rainforest: Our tour also includes a visit to the lush Otway Rainforest, where you can immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature and discover an abundance of native flora and fauna. Take a leisurely stroll along the rainforest trails, listening to the melodic sounds of birdsong and breathing in the fresh, crisp air. Keep an eye out for native wildlife such as koalas, kangaroos, and colorful bird species that call this enchanting forest home.

Transportation and Tour Guide: At Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses, we pride ourselves on providing top-notch transportation and tour guide services to enhance your Great Ocean Road experience. Choose from our range of vehicles, including minibuses, vans, buses, and coaches, to suit the size and needs of your group. Our vehicles are equipped with modern amenities for your comfort, including air conditioning, comfortable seating, and ample storage space for any belongings you may bring along.

Our professional and knowledgeable tour guides are passionate about sharing the history, culture, and natural beauty of the Great Ocean Road with you. They’ll provide informative commentary throughout the tour, offering insights into the landmarks, geological formations, and local wildlife you’ll encounter along the way. Whether you have questions about the sights we visit or simply want to learn more about the region, our friendly guides are here to ensure you have a memorable and enriching experience.

Important Information:

  • Duration: Our Great Ocean Road Tour typically lasts a full day, with a departure from Melbourne in the morning and a return in the evening.
  • Departure Point: Tours depart from central Melbourne, with convenient pick-up and drop-off locations available for your convenience.
  • What to Bring: Be sure to bring along comfortable clothing and footwear, as well as a hat, sunscreen, and water bottle for sun protection and hydration. You may also want to bring a camera to capture the stunning scenery along the way.

Please Note: Our Great Ocean Road Tour does not include lunch, snacks, tea, tickets, or entry fees to attractions. We provide transportation and tour guide services only. However, there will be opportunities to purchase food and beverages at stops along the way, or you’re welcome to bring your own refreshments to enjoy during the journey.

Experience the natural splendor and coastal beauty of the Great Ocean Road with Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses. Our comprehensive tour offers an immersive exploration of this iconic Australian landmark, with highlights including the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, the Razorback, and the Otway Rainforest. With comfortable transportation options and knowledgeable tour guides, you’re guaranteed a memorable and enriching experience from start to finish. Book your Great Ocean Road Tour with us today and embark on an adventure of a lifetime!


Tour Includes

  • Pickup from your choice of Melbourne CBD location
  • Transportation by Minibus, Premium Bus and Standard Coaches
  • Roundtrip airconditioned transportation
  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water

Tour Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry Ticket
  • Personal amenities such as hat, caps, sunscreen, umbrella etc

Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in your Great Ocean Road Tour?

Our Great Ocean Road Tour focuses on providing a comfortable and informative journey along this iconic Australian route. We include:

  • Transportation: Choose from our fleet of minivans, vans, buses, or coaches depending on your group size and preference. Our vehicles are clean, air-conditioned, and well-maintained for a pleasant ride.
  • Experienced Tour Guide: A knowledgeable and friendly guide will accompany you throughout the trip. They’ll share fascinating insights into the region’s history, geology, and wildlife, making your experience more engaging.

What's not included in the Tour?

To offer the most flexibility, our tours exclude certain items:

  • Meals: Lunch, snacks, and beverages are not included. This allows you to choose your own culinary adventure and explore cafes or restaurants that suit your taste and budget. Your guide will suggest great resturants and stops for grabbing snacks along the way.
  • Entrance Fees: National Park entry fees and attraction admission tickets are not included. This gives you the option to choose which specific sites you’d like to enter and pay for them directly. Your guide will advise you on any fees associated with planned stops.

How long is the Great Ocean Road Tour?

We offer various tour options ranging from one-day getaways to multi-day adventures. The most popular option is our one-day tour, which allows you to experience the highlights of the Great Ocean Road comfortably. We also offer extended tours that delve deeper into the region, incorporating coastal hikes, wildlife encounters, and overnight stays in charming seaside towns.

What are the typical stops on a Great Ocean Road Tour?

The itinerary can vary depending on the tour duration, but some common highlights include:

  • The Twelve Apostles: Witness these majestic rock formations, remnants of a once-mighty cliff, sculpted by the power of the ocean.
  • Loch Ard Gorge: Explore the dramatic coastline and learn about the shipwreck of the Loch Ard.
  • Great Otway National Park: Take in the beauty of tall forests, cascading waterfalls, and diverse wildlife.
  • Apollo Bay: Enjoy a relaxing stop at this charming seaside town, known for its beaches, cafes, and relaxed atmosphere.
  • Optional Activities: Depending on the tour and time constraints, you might have the opportunity for short hikes, wildlife spotting (koalas!), or visiting local attractions like lighthouses or historical sites.

What type of vehicle can I choose for the Tour?

 We have a diverse fleet to accommodate any group size and preference:

  • Minibuses: Perfect for smaller groups (up to 12 passengers) offering a personalized experience.
  • Vans: Ideal for medium-sized groups (up to 15 passengers) providing a comfortable journey.
  • Buses: A great option for larger groups (up to 30 passengers) with ample space for luggage.
  • Coaches: Our largest vehicles, suitable for big groups (up to 50 passengers) ensuring a comfortable ride for all.

Can the tour be customized?

While we offer structured itineraries showcasing the best of the Great Ocean Road, we understand you might have specific interests. Feel free to inquire about customization options. We can potentially adjust the itinerary to include specific stops or shorten/lengthen the tour depending on your needs.

What's the best time to visit the Great Ocean Road?

The Great Ocean Road offers a captivating experience year-round.

  • Summer (December-February): Warmest weather, ideal for enjoying beaches and outdoor activities. However, expect larger crowds.
  • Autumn (March-May): Pleasant temperatures, fewer crowds, and beautiful fall foliage in the Otway National Park.
  • Winter (June-August): Cooler temperatures and the possibility of whale watching along the coast. Be prepared for occasional rain.
  • Spring (September-November): Wildflowers bloom, offering a colorful display. The weather is mild, making it comfortable for exploring.

What should I pack for the Tour?

Here are some suggestions for packing:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing (consider layers for temperature variations)
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Camera and any medications you require
  • Swimsuit and towel (if your tour includes beach time)
  • Reusable water bottle and snacks (optional, but recommended)

From $130
/ Adult
From $110
/ Child