We take a look at Melbourne’s best Great Ocean Road tours – as reviewed by the traveller who have enjoyed them first-hand!
For some of the best scenery Australia has to offer, the Great Ocean Road is a must-visit destination. Stretching over 240 kilometres, this scenic coastal drive winds its way along the southern coast of Victoria. Taking in breathtaking views of the ocean, towering cliffs, incredible rock formations and stunning beaches.
While it’s possible to drive the Great Ocean Road yourself, joining a guided tour is the best way to visit. With that in mind, here are some of the best Great Ocean Road tours if you’re visiting Melbourne.
Go West Tours
Go West Tours is the most highly-rated tour company that offers Great Ocean Road tours from Melbourne. Their most popular tour is the Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles day trip. This takes in all the highlights of the Great Ocean Road, including the stunning 12 Apostles rock formations. With small group sizes and an experienced guide, this tour is a great way to experience the Great Ocean Road.
Bunyip Tours is another top-rated tour operator that offers a range of Great Ocean Road tours from Melbourne. Their Great Ocean Road day tour takes in all the key attractions along the route. Including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, and the Otway Rainforest. With plenty of stops along the way for photo opportunities and lunch. This tour is a great choice to see the best of the Great Ocean Road in one day.
Here’s some additional information about the Great Ocean Road Day Tours operated by Go West Tours:
Great Ocean Road Day Tour
Go West Tours’ Great Ocean Road Day Tour is a full-day tour that departs from Melbourne and takes in all the highlights of the Great Ocean Road. The tour includes stops at iconic sites like the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, and the seaside town of Apollo Bay. Along the way, you’ll also have the opportunity to spot local wildlife like koalas and kangaroos. The tour includes a lunch stop and has a maximum of 24 participants per tour. The tour guides are knowledgeable and passionate about the coastline, providing informative commentary throughout the journey.
Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour
Go West Tours’ Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour is a half-day tour that departs mid-morning from Melbourne. This tour is designed to take advantage of the stunning sunset views along the Great Ocean Road, with stops at the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, and Gibson Steps. The tour also includes a visit to Kennett River where you can see koalas in the wild. The tour has a maximum of 24 participants and the tour guides are knowledgeable and passionate about the region, providing informative commentary throughout the journey.
Both of these tours operated by Go West Tours are a great option for visitors who want to experience the beauty of the Great Ocean Road in comfort, with the convenience of a knowledgeable guide and a small group size. Whether you choose the Great Ocean Road Day Tour or the Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour, you’ll be sure to have plenty of laughs, capture some stunning photographs and enjoy a tour that is memorable for all the right reasons.
Written by: Leah Furey – Digital Content Coordinator @gowest.com.au