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2-Day Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island Tour with Penguin Parade

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    Day 1: Great Ocean Road (L, D)

    Begin the day driving along the stunning Great Ocean Road starting at the 12 Apostles and working across the coastline stopping at some magnificent spots along the way such as Loch Ard Gorge and Gibson Steps in Port Campbell and be amazed by the scenic views. Go for a swim if the weather and time permits.

    Take a guided stroll through the ancient Great Otway National Park to check out these enormous trees nestled in a lush warm temperate rainforest hidden off the Great Ocean Road. Stop for lunch in Apollo Bay, then go koala spotting in the wild at Kennett River.  We spend the afternoon cruising pass some spectacular scenery along the Surf Coast Hwy, before pulling into Torquay to enjoy dinner and get settled for the evening. Includes 1 nights accommodation in Torquay.

    Day 2: Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island (B)

    On the second day, we finish your journey along the Great Ocean Road before taking the ferry from Queenscliff across to Sorrento.  Driving through the beautiful Mornington Peninsula on route to Phillip Island to spend some time exploring the rugged coastline and see the abundance of Australian wildlife.

    We enjoy time getting up close and personal with the unique animals at an Australian Wildlife Park, where you will have the opportunity to hand-feed wallabies, emus and kangaroos.  Here we include an exclusive valued add for our Autopia passengers, received 'Close Encounter with a Koala' experience were you get to take home a souvenir photo at no extra cost. (normally $20).  Before heading to the Nobbies Information Centre to view the stunning rocky coastline and penguin barrows.  To cap of the trip, we head down to the beach to watch the magnificent Penguin Parade spectacle at sunset before heading back to Melbourne.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Departure Time
    7:15 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Overnight accommodation 1 Night
    • Meals as per itinerary (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Selected Hotels Only)
    • Free close encounter koala photo (valued at AU$18)
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Small-group touring (max 24 pax)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Not recommended for child aged 7 and under, child fare prices are valid from 8 to 12 years old
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Our tours are conducted in English. If you require translated tour commentary, download our FREE App “Tour Translations of Australia” before travel! Available in Google Play & Apple App Store in the following languages: Cantonese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 19 August 2019

    Our guide Daniel T was very dedicated, helpfull and kept us energized through all of the journey so whole family is very thankful to him for making this two-day tour really unforgetable. Pickup and drop off is well organized (in front of some hotels and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank JaneB11111
    GLTG, Autopia Tours at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Jane, and thank you for your review! Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again! :)

    Reviewed 15 August 2019 via mobile

    I can not recommend this tour enough! All the stops on both days were awesome and the views were beautiful. Our tour guide Daniel T went above and beyond to make our two days truly memorable. Daniel was extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank EmJS5
    GLTG, Autopia Tours at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hey, and thank you! Awesome you appreciated the scenery that Daniel T showed you good time! We hope to see you again!

    Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

    This 2-day tour is highly recommended. Craig is a professional local tour guide. Although the weather was bad, the itinerary was well-managed. It was such a great experience visiting Great Ocean Road, Philip Island and other stops along the coastline on the rainy and windy...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank waacyl
    GLTG, Autopia Tours Customer Service at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2019

    Hello, and thank you for your review! Amazing to hear you enjoyed your time with us and Craig could make up for the bad weather :) We hope to see you again on our other tours!

    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    Daniel Turner is a very good tour and funny guide. He is a very entertainment guide and very helpful. Every time we got problems he will always be there to help us. The dinner was quite nice, full of salads, and kangaroo meat. The hostel...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank praewncy
    GLTG, Autopia Tours at Autopia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

    Hello, and thank you for taking the time to write us a review! Amazing to hear you had good time with Daniel and enjoyed the tour. Hopefully we will see you again on our other tours!

    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    This trip is excellent. Daniel Turner is very friendly and helpful guide. Also, he is very cheerful. His dinner is delicious.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Prim S
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    Response from ingiux | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. Yes, absolutely. I was also travelling by myself and had a great time. Quite a few people on the tour were travelling solo.
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    Response from ingiux | Reviewed this property |
    I suggest to email them directly and ask. Any questions I had they replied straight away and were really helpful.
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