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Great Southern Touring Route

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Great Southern Touring Route

An epic journey of contrasts; from the sophisticated city of Melbourne, to the stunning coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road and the rugged mountains of Grampians National Park.    

  • Style: Fly Drive Holiday
  • Duration: 12 days/11 nights
  • Starts in: Melbourne
Guide Price £1180
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Melbourne
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Grampians National Park

Days 1-3 Melbourne  
Soak up the atmosphere of one of the world’s greatest cities, rich in culture and brimming with fabulous restaurants and chic cafés. Learn more about this city on a walking tour of Melbourne’s hidden lanes and historic arcades.    

Days 4-5 Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula  
After picking up your car in Melbourne, take the short drive down to the Mornington Peninsula. Visit one of the region’s picturesque vineyards for a spot of wine tasting and explore the stunning coastlines and beautiful beaches.    

Day 6 Mornington Peninsula to Apollo Bay    
This morning take the ferry from Mornington Peninsula to Queenscliff and begin your journey along the Great Ocean Road. Relax on Apollo Bay’s sandy beaches and enjoy freshly caught seafood in one of the waterfront restaurants.

Day 7 Apollo Bay
Visit Port Campbell National Park and wander the boardwalks to view the magnificent limestone stacks known as the Twelve Apostles. Then take to the sky on a 15 minute helicopter ride for a bird’s eye view of these spectacular rocks and the breathtakingly beautiful coastline.    

Day 8 Apollo Bay to Port Fairy    
En route to the historic village of Port Fairy visit Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, an extinct volcano which koalas, kangaroos and emus call home.    

Day 9 Port Fairy to Halls Gap    
The pristine beauty and enormity of the Grampian Ranges becomes apparent as they begin to dominate the horizon on this section of your journey.

Day 10 Halls Gap Sitting at the foot of the mountains, this quaint town is a great base from which to explore the lakes, waterfalls and wildlife of the Grampians National Park.    

Day 11 Halls Gap to Daylesford    
The beautiful region of Daylesford will let you re-energise in the naturally occurring mineral springs. Explore the historic villages and sample the exquisite food and wine of the area.    

Day 12 Daylesford to Melbourne    
Take the short drive back to the airport where your holiday ends.

Optional Excursions:
Yarra Valley Wine Experience
Kangaroo & Koala Wildlife Walkabout

Guide Price £1180
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • 9 days Compact Inclusive Plus car hire including zero excess insurance, 10% discount (book by 31 Mar 20), unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance & additional drivers
  • Ferry transfer from Mornington Peninsula to Queenscliff
  • 11 nights 3star to 4star accommodation
  • 6 breakfasts
  • Twelve Apostles by Helicopter, from Apollo Bay
  • Lanes & Arcades Walking Tour, Melbourne
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Great Southern Touring Route

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

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