If you’re heading to Melbourne soon, one place you should see is the Great Ocean Road. This 243-kilometer scenic drive runs along the southeastern coast of Australia and is considered a national heritage! For a worry-free exploration of this gem, best to join this tour via Klook. This well-planned expedition will allow you to visit the Great Ocean Road’s famous attractions in reverse so you’ll avoid the crowd. Some of the places you’ll explore include the jaw-dropping limestone stacks of the 12 Apostles and at least another four attractions at the Shipwreck Coast – London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge, Razorback, and Port Campbell – and a stop at Kennett River to spot koalas in the wild! You’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide make your day as hassle-free as possible.
Leaving Melbourne city behind, you'll embark on this classic road trip driving part of the 243km route along the pristine coastline of Victoria. Your first stop for the day will be at Colac. Here you can grab lunch at one of the cafes or walk along the beach. Get your cameras ready as you approach the Twelve Apostles, the best vantage point is from above at the Scenic Walk. You might only be able to see eight instead of twelve of the Apostles, make sure to ask your guide why!
The Great Ocean Road is one of the most popular destinations in Victoria that’s why it’s no wonder tourists flock the 243-kilometer stretch each year. Visiting this Australian National Heritage site can be quite tricky and crowded at times, especially during peak season, because people all around the world want to experience its spectacular sceneries. Good thing that this tour is purposely made to let its guests experience all of the road’s glory by avoiding the regular tourist routes and operating the trip in reverse without excluding any key destination. The adventure starts at the fantastic 12 Apostles. There, you will see the iconic collection of limestone stacks and rock formations of Loch Ard Gorge off the shore of Port Campbell National Park. After admiring the beauty of the natural formations, you will have a guided walk through the Maits Rest or Melba Gully rainforest then proceed to the coastal road where you can try to spot some Australian koalas with your guide. Your final stop will be at the iconic Memorial Arch to snap some memorable photos of your tour with the rest of the group. End your day with a scenic ride back to Melbourne on a cozy vehicle.