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Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour from Melbourne

  • Full-day Great Ocean Road tour with sunset
  • Learn about the history and wildlife of Victoria's coast from the knowledgeable guide
  • See koalas in their natural environment at Kennet River
Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour from Melbourne
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10am April to OctoberMost Popular
Book this option if traveling between April and October. During this time the tour will depart Melbourne at 10am. Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
11am November to March
Book this option if traveling between November and March. During this time the tour will depart Melbourne at 11am. Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
Spend a full day exploring the landmarks of the Great Ocean Road. Watch the sunset at the famous Twelve Apostles rock formation, pass the Otway Ranges, spot koalas at Kennet River, explore landmarks in Port Campbell National Park and more. Known as one of Australia's most beautiful drives and one of Victoria's most popular destinations, the Great Ocean Road offers great photo ops of coastal scenery, picturesque seaside towns and pristine wilderness — a must-do excursion from Melbourne.
What to Expect
Depart Melbourne in the morning via Westgate Bridge, the longest bridge in Australia, with sweeping views of the city and Port Phillip Bay.

Pass Geelong, Victoria’s second largest city, as you make your way towards the Surf Coast known for lovely beachside towns and powerful surf. During a short stop in Anglesea, stretch your legs by strolling along the Anglesea River before continuing your scenic journey.

Soak in the breathtaking coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road as you drive and during frequent scenic stops, including a photo op at Eastern View where the Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch stretches over the road.

Have time to purchase lunch in Kennet River. Afterward, take a walk through a wilderness refuge with eucalyptus trees that shelter wild koalas. Look for the koalas in the trees napping or munching on leaves — the large population of koalas virtually guarantees multiple sightings.

Continue by coach through the Otway Ranges to the Shipwreck Coast and Port Campbell National Park. There you see iconic rock formations starting with Loch Ard Gorge. Hear the story of the shipwreck at Loch Ard in 1878 and view other rock formations with amusing names such as Dumpling Pots, Razorback and Island Archway. Then head to the Twelve Apostles before sunset to watch the sky change colors over the majestic rock formation.

On the return to Melbourne, expect a stop in the town of Colac for dinner (own expense). Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel in Melbourne in the evening.
Reviews (74)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great Ocean Road Tour

It was an awesome tour with very nice tour guide Scottie. Although we had an accident before we start our journey with Chris, it still very nice experience. We’re greatful that nobody got hurt for both the bus/car. Nevertheless, the tour was a great experience.

Thank Geshmark T
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing guide, gorgeous views, but a lot of time on a bus

We had Yazmin as our guide and she was incredible. I can't believe she drove for 13 hours, on top of being our guide, DJ and entertainment, all while being cheerful and friendly throughout. For me personally the GOR experience was a little too much...More

1  Thank Betsy B
Reviewed 1 week ago
An amazing trip at Great Ocean Road with Brendan

We had the an amazing and awesome trip with Go West for Great Ocean Road Sunset Bus Tour on Sept 19th 2018. The 5 hour journey along the Great ocean road was amazing!! Sunset at the 12 Apostles was splendid. Though the weather was chill,...More

1  Thank ashasp08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Time of My Life

I had the Great Ocean Road tour with Brendan, who was an amazing tour guide! He was very knowledgeable and told us many interesting stories throughout the trip. Even though Brendan had his tight schedule to get us to the 12 Apostles on time, he...More

Thank Dominika C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great open road fun with Jordan

We had a great Trip with Jordan. He was very knowledgeable and fun. His music selections matched the areas which made the trip even more memorable. I would recommend this trip to anyone going to Melbourne.

Thank Kate B
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9 October 2018|
Response from Péter J | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes, the time we went a month ago, we stopped at the Loch Arch Gorge too, and it was honestly almost as amazing as the Apostle rocks. But if you want to make sure, I recommend dropping a line to the organisers... More
17 July 2018|
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Response from l0ripc | Reviewed this property |
The sunset tour probably won’t work. I didn’t return to the hotel until just after midnight. There were other tours that left earlier in the day and might get you back in time.