About this Destination:
The Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage listed 243 kilometres stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Victoria between the cities of Torquay and Allansford. The road was built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932 and dedicated to soldiers killed during World War I. The road is the world's largest war memorial, winding through varying terrain along the coast and providing access to several prominent landmarks, including the Twelve Apostles limestone stack formations.
Day-3: Friday 13th April 2018. Overnight in Torquay
An early 7:00am departure from Melbourne today as we leave the city lights behind to hit The Great Ocean Road as we make our way to Torquay.
it's time to hit the surf with SEA EARTH ADVENTURES (formerly West Coast Adventure ) for a full day of Mountain Biking and Surf Lessons. Learn to surf with Westcoast Surf School at Torquay, Anglesea, Pt Addis, Urquharts Bluff and Ocean Grove. Beginner surf lessons are run every weekend from November to Easter time, and every day over the summer school holidays. We provide fully qualified, experienced and friendly instructors and the latest and safest equipment, including full length wetsuits and specially designed beginners softboards.
Tonights accommodation is overnight at Lorne World
We look forward to welcoming you to our boutique, fun and colourful Lorne accommodation studios located steps from all the attractions that make Lorne a great holiday destination
Day-4: Saturday 14th April 2018. Overnight in Apollo Bay
Another early 7:00am start toaday as we make our way to Apollo Bay, we'll stop at Carisbrook Waterfall for a look at the man made rock towers on the beach - its pretty spectacular
Its on again...MORE Surf lessons, Stand Up Paddle (SUP) and kayaking today with APOLLO BAY SURF & KAYAK. You'll be a pro surfer before you know it!
Full-length wetsuits and safe soft ‘G’-Boards with no sharp edges help to make your whole experience fun. We aim to get you standing first lesson! Have fun paddling as a team in our 2 seated kayaks, and then the adventurous can catch waves back to the shore! Learn about the Australian Fur Seals and how they live. Experience them up close and personal (closer than viewing by boat) and fingers crossed they may swim over to learn about you! Stand Up Paddle is a fun and easy family sport. Stand up paddle surfing promotes balance, strength and general fitness. It is excellent for surfers and non-surfers alike, as it provides a great workout that strengthens your core muscle groups, while giving you a fun and exciting way to view the natural surroundings.
After our big day, check into our LUXURY Apollo Bay accommodation at SEAVIEW MOTEL & APARTMENTS and 7 FALLS APARTMENTS.
Day-5: Sunday 15th April 2018. Overnight in Beech Forest (Otway NP)
On the way we'll spend an hour or so to visit to Ottway National Park to spot the many koalas hanging in the trees.
It's a big day today with an awesome few house with OTWAY FLY TREETOP ADVENTURES
Tonights accommodation is at Otway Cottage
Otway Cottage is a three bedroom cottage located within the township of Beech Forrest – 10 minutes drive inland/up the hill! from the Great Ocean Roadand surrounded by the Otway National Park. Close to the Great Ocean Walk, the Otway Fly Treetop Walk, Triplet waterfalls, Beauchamp and Hopetoun waterfalls, and magical rainforest walks. Otway Cottage can accommodate up to 6 people & provides a cosy, clean, comfortable & affordable option for families & groups to enjoy & explore the Otway National Park & the Great Ocean Road. Location is brilliant as it is central to all the townships, forest & coastal highlights of this wonderful region. An easy relaxed circuit drive via the Great Ocean Road & the Lavers Hill /Colac Road ~ takes in Apollo Bay, Cape Otway & the township of Lavers Hill & all the activities & attractions in between – including Otway Fly Treetop Adventures and a range of waterfalls and rainforest walks – just 10 min drive from the cottage.
Day-6: Monday 16th April 2018. Overnight in Port Campbell
Take our time today exploring the famous 12 Apostles as we make our way to Port Campbell. The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. Their proximity to one another has made the site a popular tourist attraction.
Accommodation tonight at Southern Ocean Villas in Port Campbell.
Ideally located in a tranquil, landscaped environment on the edge of the picturesque Port Campbell National Park, famous for its rugged beauty, Shipwreck Coast and spectacular scenery, Southern Ocean Villas are within a short stroll of the Port Campbell town centre and beach. The perfect base for day trips and scenic adventures, the villas offer a variety of different accommodation options. Capable of comfortably accommodating from 2 up to 6 people, each villa has an open-plan kitchen and lounge/dining with two or three bedrooms and an outdoor deck. Southern Ocean Villas are fully self contained including microwave, dishwasher, and full sized refrigerator, TV/DVD/CD; reverse cycle air conditioning, separate laundry with washer & dryer. We provide quality linen & crockery, comfortable suede couches, outdoor deck area and BBQ facilities. We also offer complimentary Wi-Fi.
Enjoy another afternoon swim and accommodation tonight at Port Campbell then onto PORT CAMPBELL HOTEL for dinner and drinks