Small Group Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Tour

13 Hours

Explore the wonders of the Great Ocean Road and witness the iconic 12 Apostles on a captivating small-group tour. Enjoy a personalized experience with a maximum of [number] guests, allowing for more interaction with your guide and ample opportunities to ask questions. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Australian coastline and create lasting memories on this unforgettable adventure.

Charter Tour Price:

Adult (16+): $135 Per Person
Child (0-15): $115 Per Person

Private Tour Price:

Private Tour (1 – 3) Person = $900
Private Tour (4 – 7) Person = $1100

Group Tour Price:

Small Group Tour (7-13) Person = $1400
Mid Group (14-24) Person = $2500
Large Group (25-33) Person = $3000
Extra Large Group (34-49) Person = $4000

Departure Time: Daily

Between 6:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Tour Duration: 13 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


Small Group Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Tour

Welcome to Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses, your premier tour and transportation company in Melbourne. Embark on an unforgettable journey with us as we take you on a breathtaking adventure along the iconic Great Ocean Road, showcasing the natural wonders of Victoria’s coastline and the majestic Twelve Apostles.

Tour Itinerary:

  • Morning Departure from Melbourne: Your day begins with a convenient pick-up from your accommodation in Melbourne. Our professional tour guide will greet you with a warm welcome as you board our comfortable and spacious vehicle, chosen according to the size of your small group.
  • Scenic Drive along the Great Ocean Road: As we depart from Melbourne, prepare to be mesmerized by the stunning coastal views that unfold before you. The Great Ocean Road, one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives, stretches for over 240 kilometers along the southeastern coast of Australia, offering panoramic vistas of rugged cliffs, pristine beaches, and lush rainforests.
  • Memorial Arch at Eastern View: Our first stop along the Great Ocean Road is the iconic Memorial Arch at Eastern View, a historic landmark commemorating the construction of the road by returned soldiers following World War I. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to capture stunning photos against the backdrop of the arch and the expansive ocean beyond.
  • Lorne and Apollo Bay: Continuing our journey, we’ll pass through the charming coastal towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay, where you can stretch your legs, explore the local shops and cafes, or simply soak in the laid-back beach atmosphere. With its picturesque beaches, bustling main streets, and scenic outlooks, Lorne and Apollo Bay are perfect spots to experience the quintessential charm of coastal Victoria.
  • Otway National Park: Next, we’ll venture into the ancient rainforests of Otway National Park, home to towering eucalyptus trees, cascading waterfalls, and diverse wildlife. Take a leisurely stroll along the lush walking trails, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and marvel at the beauty of the pristine natural surroundings.
  • Scenic Lookouts: Throughout the journey, we’ll make several stops at scenic lookouts, where you can admire panoramic views of the rugged coastline, sheer cliffs, and turquoise waters below. Keep your camera handy as you capture the beauty of iconic landmarks such as Split Point Lighthouse, Castle Cove, and the Shipwreck Coast.
  • Twelve Apostles: The highlight of our tour is undoubtedly the magnificent Twelve Apostles, a collection of limestone sea stacks rising majestically from the Southern Ocean. Marvel at the awe-inspiring beauty of these towering rock formations, sculpted over millions of years by the forces of nature. Our knowledgeable tour guide will share fascinating insights into the formation and history of the Twelve Apostles, allowing you to appreciate the significance of this iconic natural wonder.
  • Loch Ard Gorge and The Razorback: Nearby, we’ll visit Loch Ard Gorge, named after the tragic shipwreck of the clipper ship Loch Ard in 1878. Explore the sandy shores, towering cliffs, and hidden caves of this picturesque gorge, and learn about the heroic tales of survival and courage that have become part of Australian maritime history. Nearby, The Razorback offers panoramic views of the rugged coastline and serves as a reminder of the power and beauty of the natural world.
  • Return Journey to Melbourne: As the afternoon draws to a close, we’ll begin our return journey to Melbourne, retracing our steps along the Great Ocean Road. Relax and unwind as you soak in the stunning coastal scenery one last time, reflecting on the unforgettable memories made during your day of exploration.
  • Drop-Off in Melbourne: Arriving back in Melbourne in the early evening, our tour concludes with drop-offs at your accommodation or a central location of your choice. Bid farewell to your fellow travelers and our friendly tour guide, taking with you memories of a truly unforgettable day spent discovering the beauty of the Great Ocean Road and the Twelve Apostles.

Tour Inclusions and Exclusions: Included:

  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Transportation Service in a Comfortable Vehicle (Minibus, Van, Bus, or Coach)

Not Included:

  • Lunch, Snacks, or Beverages
  • Entry Fees or Tickets to Attractions
  • Personal Expenses

Tour Essentials:

  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Sunscreen, Hat, and Sunglasses
  • Camera or Smartphone for Photos
  • Food and Snacks (Optional)
  • Weather-Appropriate Clothing (Layers recommended)

Booking Information: To book your Small Group Great Ocean Road and Twelve Apostles Tour with Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses, simply visit our website or contact our friendly team directly. We recommend booking in advance to secure your preferred date and vehicle option. Customized tour packages and private group bookings are also available upon request.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the beauty and grandeur of Victoria’s coastline on a memorable journey along the Great Ocean Road. Join us for an unforgettable day of exploration, discovery, and adventure with Melbourne Limo Vans and Buses.


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 the Small Group Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Tour?

Our Small Group Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Tour provides a comfortable and scenic journey along this world-famous coastline. Included in the tour are:

  • Professional tour guide: Our knowledgeable and friendly guides will share fascinating stories and insights about the history, geology, and wildlife of the Great Ocean Road.
  • Transportation: We offer a range of comfortable vehicles to suit your group size, including minibuses, vans, buses, and coaches. Our vehicles are air-conditioned and perfect for enjoying the sights along the way.
  • Stops at key locations: The tour itinerary includes visits to iconic landmarks like the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, and stunning beaches. You’ll have ample time to take photos, explore these natural wonders, and soak up the beauty of the coastline.

Please note: This tour does not include meals, snacks, drinks, or entry fees to any attractions.

What type of vehicles do you use for the tour?

We offer a variety of vehicles to cater to different group sizes and preferences. Here’s a breakdown of our options:

  • Minibus: Perfect for smaller groups (up to 13 passengers) offering a personalized experience.
  • Van: Ideal for medium-sized groups (up to 7 passengers) providing a comfortable journey.
  • Bus: A great choice for larger groups (up to 33 passengers) with ample legroom and storage space.
  • Coach: Our largest option, suitable for big groups (up to 49 passengers) with features like toilets and overhead storage for longer tours.

When booking your tour, you’ll be able to choose the vehicle that best suits your group size and preferences.

Do you pick up from hotels?

Yes, for most centrally located Melbourne hotels, we offer a pick-up and drop-off service at the beginning and end of the tour. Please confirm your pick-up location during the booking process.

What is the typical itinerary for the tour?

The exact itinerary may vary depending on the time of year and traffic conditions, but it typically includes:

  • Morning: Pick-up from your Melbourne hotel (if applicable) and commence the journey along the Great Ocean Road. You might make a stop at a charming coastal town for morning tea (not included). There will be photo opportunities along scenic stretches of the road.
  • Afternoon: Arrive at the 12 Apostles and be captivated by these majestic rock formations. Explore the Loch Ard Gorge shipwreck site and learn about its fascinating history. Other stops may include iconic locations like Split Point Lighthouse or Apollo Bay (depending on the chosen tour option).
  • Evening: Enjoy the scenic return journey along the Great Ocean Road, stopping for photos and to take in the coastal views. We will then return you to your starting location in Melbourne.

How long is the tour?

The Small Group Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Tour is typically a full-day experience, ranging from 10 to 12 hours depending on the chosen itinerary and traffic conditions.

Do I need to bring food and drinks?

As meals and snacks are not included in the tour, we recommend packing enough food and drinks for the day. There will be opportunities to purchase food along the way, but it’s always a good idea to be prepared.

What kind of clothing should I wear?

The weather along the Great Ocean Road can be changeable, so we recommend dressing in layers. Comfortable shoes are essential for walking on uneven surfaces at some locations. It’s also a good idea to bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a rain jacket in case of unpredictable weather.

Are there any restroom facilities available on the tour?

Restroom facilities are available at most stops throughout the day, including our comfort stops at towns and national park visitor centers. Our larger vehicles (buses and coaches) may also have onboard restrooms.

Is this tour suitable for young children?

While children are welcome on the tour, it’s important to consider the length of the journey and the potential for long periods in the vehicle. We recommend this tour for children who are comfortable with long day trips.

What happens if my tour gets cancelled?

In the unlikely event that we need to cancel the tour due to unforeseen circumstances, we will offer you a full refund or the opportunity to reschedule your tour for another date.

From $135
/ Adult
From $115
/ Child