02 Sep

*     We stop in Torquay to hear about the history of Surfing in Victoria and Australia and how two locals initiated and established the world renown company Ripcurl and also Quicksilver.

*     The Memorial Arch

A Government initiative to commemorate the service men who went away to the 1914 - 1918 World War One. How when they returned home up to 3,000 of them helped build this road literally by hand over a  13 year period.

*      The scenic Great Ocean Road

A  truly scenic road to travel with its length travelling in parts beside both the Pacific and the Indian Oceans. Take the opportunity on 4 or 5 occasions to enjoy and photograph the amazing coastal scenery and photos that include you and your group.

*     Koala's in the Wild

We call into Kennett River hoping to find a Koala or two in our Eucalypt trees close to the carpark. Be aware that they are not always " in residence" as they are wild animals and move about in this area.

*     Lunch at the pristine Seaside town of Apollo Bay for 50 mins. as we take a short break in our day of travel.

*     Travel through giant "Old growth Rain Forests"

Our trip through this region of Victoria lets us see our forests that include our massive Mountain Ash Eucalypt or Gum trees as they are locally known as.

These trees can grow over 100 metres tall and many are between 100 and 200 years old.

*     Kangaroo's in the Wild

We call into a local Sports Ground and Camping area which is surrounded by open fields and here we will find around 100 wild Kangaroos in residence just over the fence. Again, these are wild animals that live in this area and n umbers vary from day to day as they move around.

*     View the Apostles area.

Here we are able to visit :

     *    Gibsons Steps.

Steps carved into the Cliff face by early First Nation people to gain access to the beach for pleasure and fishing. Lean how a local farmer that became involved in the Loch Ard disaster had the steps named after him.

     *    12 Apostles.

Here we can view from the viewing platform the remaining Apostles and their immediate surroundings.

*     Loch Ard Gorge

Here there is so much to see and to learn of the Ship wreck that gave its name to this area. Hear about the events surrounding this disaster and the outcomes of survival by two young Teenagers.

*     Beautiful Port Campbell if time allows.


The Express Tour  - visIts  Port Campbell, Loch Ard Gorge the 12 Apostles and Gibsons Steps.

This tour is direct to and from this area of the coast and DOES NOT include the Great Ocean Road. This Tour can be arranged with the Helicopter ride, listed below, with lunch in Port Campbell. 

Helicopter Rides :

Helicopters are available for Hire from the Heliport here at the 12 Apostles site.

Costs to Hire are NOT included in our Tour Fees.

Rides are :

*   15 mins -          A lap around the immediate 12 Apostles site.

*   25 mins -          A Tour from Gibsons Steps through to The Bay of Islands and return  ****

*   60 mins -          From the Otway Lighthouse through to the Bay of Islands and return.

    ****     -             Best value for money anywhere !!!!


FARES & ENTRY FEES -   12 Apostles - Express


                   9 Hrs - Express Tour - NO Great Ocean road

1-6 seat Mercedes Valente 
 $      845.00

7 -10 seat Mini Bus
 $    1,045.00



Colac,  Gibsons Steps, Loch Ard Gorge, 12 Apostles, Mutton Bird Island,

Colac, Melbourne

Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles.

12 Hrs -

1-6 seat Mercedes Valente 
 $      945.00

7 -10 seat Mini Bus
 $    1,095.00** special **


Torquay, Anglesea, Great Ocean Road from Airey's Inlet to Apollo Bay, incl-

Split Point Lighthouse, Memorial Arch, Kennett River, Mount

Defiance Lookout, Big Hill Lookout

Lunch at Apollo Bay

Maitt's Rest,  Castle Cove, Princetown, Gibsons Steps, Loch Ard Gorge, Mutton Bird Island,

12 Apostles, Colac, Melbourne.

Consider a Helicopter Ride   above - Notes.

Unveiling the Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles

Embark on an unforgettable journey with a Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles tour from Melbourne, revealing the breathtaking beauty of Australia’s iconic coastline. This scenic drive offers panoramic views of rugged cliffs, pristine beaches, and the majestic limestone stacks known as the 12 Apostles.

Witness nature’s artistry as you explore this world-renowned stretch of road, stopping at key landmarks like Loch Ard Gorge the 12 Apostles. With knowledgeable guides, comfortable transportation and ample photo opportunities, this tour promises a memorable experience, immersing you in natural wonders and the rich history of this spectacular region.

Witnessing the awe-inspiring 12 Apostles

Embarking on the Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles tour from Melbourne is a truly breathtaking experience, as you wind along the scenic coastal route, the magnificent 12 Apostles come into view, standing tall and proud against the crashing waves of the Southern Ocean. These towering limestone formations, sculpted by the relentless forces of nature over millions of years, evoke a sense of wonder and awe.

Witnessing the 12 Apostles in person is a humbling and unforgettable moment, as you marvel at the sheer scale and beauty of these natural wonders. This iconic Australian landmark is a must-see for any visitor to the region, offering a truly awe-inspiring and unforgettable experience.

Driving along the Great Ocean Road

The journey along the iconic Great Ocean Road is a breathtaking experience that offers stunning coastal views and natural wonders. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the rugged coastline and witness the majestic limestone stacks known as the Twelve Apostles.

This tour provides a guided adventure, highlighting key landmarks and offering insights into the region's history and geology. Driving along the Great Ocean Road and joining a tour from Melbourne promises an unforgettable exploration of Australia's spectacular landscapes.

Experiences along the Great Ocean Road

Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast, stopping at picturesque towns and villages to sample fresh seafood, and local specialties. This unforgettable tour combines the natural beauty of the Great Ocean Road with the region’s culinary heritage, making for an unforgettable adventure. 

Relaxing Day Trip to the Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles

Embark on a specific day trip from Melbourne to the iconic Great Ocean Road and the stunning 12 Apostles. Witness the breathtaking coastal landscapes, explore the charming seaside towns, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this renowned Australian Destination.



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