10D9N South Australia, Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road by G Adventures g adventures south australia melbourne the great ocean road

From USD 2,599 per person

INFO Experience Melbourne’s colourful laneways, Travel along the Great Ocean Road and look out for the 12, Apostles, Hike in Grampians National Park.
PACKAGE CODE OACS
SALES VALIDITY Up to 28 February 2023
INCLUDE Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Meeting – Meet Your CEO and Group
Your Discover Moment: Adelaide
Guided Melbourne laneways walk
Brighton bathing boxes visit
Rainforest walk in Great Otway NP
12 Apostles visit
Grampians NP visit
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

MEALS INCLUDED

3 breakfasts, 1 Dinner
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Day 1 - Adelaide

Arrive at any time. Join your CEO for a welcome meeting.

There are no planned activities during the day, so check into the hotel and explore your surroundings.

Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Meeting – Meet Your CEO and Group
Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Opt to join the group for a local meal afterwards. Don’t forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.

Hotel
The Terrace Hotel Adelaide (or similar)

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Day 2 - Adelaide

Today is a free day to enjoy Adelaide, capital of South Australia and famed for its churches and gardens.
Opt to stroll the city streets, hop on a tram to the coastal village of Glenelg, take in a full day wine tour of the famed Barossa Valley, or for the truly adventurous, take a day trip to Kangaroo Island.

Your Discover Moment
Adelaide Full Day
There’s plenty to see and do in Adelaide, and we wanted to make sure that you had some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like hitting the beach, going on a haunted tour of the Old Adelaide Gaol, and visiting local wineries. Your CEO has more ideas if you need them. Just ask!

Meals included: Breakfast

Hotel
The Terrace Hotel Adelaide (or similar)

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Day 3 - Adelaide / Halls Gap

Travel inland to Grampians National Park, known for its sandstone mountain range and impressive rock art.

Private Vehicle
Adelaide – Halls Gap 499km
Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Grampians National Park Visit
Grampians National Park 1h-5h 3-8km
Walk past lookouts, sandstone ridges and other various rock formations. Be rewarded with sweeping views of the natural landscape.

Private Vehicle
Grampians National Park – Halls Gap 30m-1h
Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Motel
Grampians Motel Halls Gap (or similar)

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Day 4 - Halls Gap

Trek through the forest, lush with vegetation and wildlife. Visit the culturally significant MacKenzie Falls for a short hike. Walk to the stunning Balconies, then spend the afternoon relaxing with the locals – our resident wild kangaroos and emus.

MacKenzie Falls Visit
Grampians National Park 30m-1h
MacKenzie Falls is the only waterway in the region that flows year-round and it is also the most visited waterfall in the Grampians; take a short walk and check out the falls out from a viewing platform. In Spring, see wonderful wildflowers in bloom along the path.

The Balconies (Jaws of Death) Visit
Grampians National Park1h 2km
Set off from the Reed Lookout overlooking Victoria Valley, and enjoy a short walk with beautiful scenery to the Balconies, formerly called the Jaws of Death. Check out the gorgeous view, but be careful not to lean too far over the edge!

Free Time
Halls Gap
Spend this afternoon exploring the local area.

Meals included: Breakfast

Motel
Grampians Motel Halls Gap (or similar)

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Day 5 - Halls Gap / Port Campbell

Travel further south along the coast to Port Campbell. Drive along Australia’s Great Ocean Road and take in the views of London Bridge and the amazing 12 Apostles.

Private Vehicle
Halls Gap – Port Campbell 205km
Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

12 Apostles Visit
Port Campbell National Park 45m-1h
Stop at a scenic lookout point along the Great Ocean Road and capture the beautiful views over the ocean and the 12 Apostles. Now with only seven formations still standing, these iconic attractions were once limestone caves which eroded to become arches and eventually stacks up to 45m (147 ft) in height.

Hotel
Loch Ard Motel (or similar)

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Day 6 - Campbell / Mornington Peninsula

Spend the the day travelling along the Great Ocean Road. Pass world-famous surf beaches, enjoy views from Loch Ard Gorge and walk through the rainforest in Great Otway National Park.

Private Vehicle
Port Campbell – Mornington Peninsula 301km
Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Loch Ard Gorge Visit
Port Campbell National Park 15m-30m
Located along the Great Ocean Road, beautiful Loch Ard Gorge shows the process of erosion in action. See offshore stacks and blowholes, and watch short tailed shearwaters soar over the nearby island. This location is a perfect backdrop for a group photo. Get snapping!

Rainforest Walk
Great Otway National Park 30m 1-2km
Take in the beautiful greenery of the Great Otway National Park on a leisurely walk with your CEO.

Motel
Bay Motel Safety Beach (or similar)

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Day 7 - Mornington Peninsula

Enjoy a free day in the Mornington Peninsula. Opt to visit a winery or hit one of the many incredible beaches in the area. Although fairly small in size, the Mornington Peninsula packs a big punch with the amount of things to do here. Be awed with the stunning coastal scenery while driving through quaint towns and past stunning beaches.

Free Time
Mornington Peninsula Full Day
Get out and explore the stunning Mornington Peninsula.

Motel
Bay Motel Safety Beach (or similar)

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Day 8 - Mornington Peninsula / Melbourne

Continue on to Melbourne but first make a few stops along the way. Stop to see Brighton’s brightly coloured bathing boxes, miniature beachfront cabins that are unique to the beaches in Port Phillip Bay.

Private Vehicle
Mornington Peninsula – Melbourne 1h30m 74km
Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Bathing Boxes Visit
Brighton
Stop to check out some of the famous bathing boxes that Port Phillip Bay is known for. These one-room “mini-cabins” are owned by families to store belongings on their favourite beach. Snap some photos of these brightly coloured boxes and breathe in the fresh ocean air.

Hotel
Causeway 353 Hotel (or similar)

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Day 9 - Melbourne

Tour Melbourne’s iconic laneways and learn more about coffee culture, and pick up some great pointers for your free afternoon of exploration.

Free Time
Melbourne
There’s lots to see and do – get out there and explore!

Melbourne Laneways Walk
Melbourne 1h30m-2h
Discover the small laneways packed with shops, cafés and restaurants that make Melbourne so unique. After a light breakfast and delicious coffee (which no trip to Melbourne would be complete without!), experience Melbourne’s laneways with an expert local host. Journey through this ‘secret city,’ seeing local hotspots and incredible street art while learning about the city’s history.

Hotel
Causeway 353 Hotel (or similar)

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Day 10 - Melbourne

Depart at any time.

Departure Day
Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

  • Sales period: up to 28 February 2023
  • Travel period: up to 30 December 2023
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