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3-Day Grampians and Great Ocean Road Trip from Adelaide to Melbourne provided by Groovy Grape Tours

3-Day Grampians and Great Ocean Road Trip from Adelaide to Melbourne

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Save yourself the stress of planning and driving on this all-inclusive, 3-day tour of the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park. Spend an afternoon and night in the heart of the Grampians and hike to the Pinnacle Lookout in the morning. Then, visit Great Otway National Park and the limestone formations along the Shipwreck Coast. Opt for a helicopter ride on day two.
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12 stops
Day 1
Adelaide to the Grampians...
Day 2
Grampians National Park to the...
Day 3
Great Ocean Road to Melbourne
  • Leave logistics to someone else on a 3-day tour of the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park 
  • Opt for a helicopter ride above the rock formations of The Shipwreck Coast 
  • Don’t worry about where to spend the night: tour includes 2-night accommodation
  • Tour starts in Adelaide and finishes in Melbourne
What to Expect
Your morning starts with a pickup from Adelaide by air-conditioned bus. Hop aboard and cruise through the Adelaide Hills. Then, stop for lunch before entering Halls Gap, gateway to Grampians National Park. Take an easy hike to The Balconies geological formation. Spend the night in the heart of the Grampians. On the second day, take a moderately challenging hike to The Pinnacle Lookout. Then, stop for lunch at the Tower Hill Reserve, home to wetlands, wildlife, and a dormant volcano. Afterward, drive the Great Ocean Road along the Shipwreck Coast, making stops at the Bay of Martyrs, London Bridge,the famous Twelve Apostles, and Loch Ard Gorge rock formations. Opt for a helicopter ride above the limestone stacks. Spend the night in dormitory-style accommodations on the Great Ocean Road. Start the third day with a walk through Great Otway National Park, home of some of the world’s oldest rainforests. Next, take a quick dip in the ocean or check out the galleries and beaches of Apollo Bay and Lorne. Enjoy views of Bells Beach and Torquay, and then end your tour with a drop-off in Melbourne.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Adelaide Central YHA, 135 Waymouth St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
3 days
Return Details
Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • National Park fees
  • All activities
  • 2 nights dorm-share accommodation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Entry/Admission - Grampians National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Bay of Martyrs
  • Entry/Admission - London Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - The Grotto
  • Entry/Admission - Loch Ard Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Twelve Apostles
  • Entry/Admission - Great Otway National Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • We are not restrictive of age, but we do require our travelers to be young or young at heart, with a reasonable level of fitness.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities. Not wheelchair accessible
  • Sometimes our itinerary must be flexible due to road and weather conditions
  • The hike to the Pinnacle is the most challenging walk on the tour through rough terrain, a reasonable level of fitness is required.
  • Passenger below 18 y-o traveling alone will need a parental consent form to be signed by legal guardians/ parents and returned to Groovy Grape Tours prior to departure
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 21 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Melinda F wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
The tour was very organised and included all the interesting sights, while not being either too rushed or boring. Jerry was a wonderful guide, she had a lot of interesting information to share and always made sure there are good vibes going on the bus. Discovering and sharing
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Date of experience: March 2020
Andy wrote a review Feb 2020
18 contributions7 helpful votes
Just finished our tour yesterday and has to write a review Timmi was our guide for the 3 day trip from Adelaide, and he did not disappoint. He was an awesome host, always polite, professional and positive customer facing. He was incredibly knowledgeable and could answer any
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1 Helpful vote
Response from GroovyGrapeTours, Public Relations Manager at 3-Day Grampians and Great Ocean Road Trip from Adelaide to Melbourne
Responded 6 Feb 2020
Only the best tour guides for Groovy! Tim is truly an asset. Glad you enjoyed your time with us :)
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Soove65 wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
Absolutely fantastic tour. Groovy Grape Tours cater for a wide demographic. It was great to travel with our fun and entertaining tour guide (Jerry) and a energetic group of travelers from all over the world. Nothing was too much trouble. Jerry and Rick were incredibly
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from GroovyGrapeTours, Public Relations Manager at 3-Day Grampians and Great Ocean Road Trip from Adelaide to Melbourne
Responded 21 Jan 2020
Thank you, we appreciate the time taken to write this. Hope to have you back one day!
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Simona C5 wrote a review Jul 2019
Bortigiadas, Italy61 contributions1 helpful vote
Despite the sudden break of the bus, and that's why we haven't been to the MacKenzie Falls. I really enjoyed this tour, the guide and the group were amazing! Beautiful places to see! I highly recommend it.
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Running N wrote a review Mar 2019
Cairo, Egypt6 contributions2 helpful votes
we thought we booked a budget all-in package to get from Adelaide to Melbourne and see a bit of the country in-between. What we got was a very well thought through itinerary, an outstanding driver/guide/cook (Shane), and great hostel accommodation in really nice locations. Way
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Date of experience: March 2019
Response from GroovyGrapeTours, Guest Relations Manager at 3-Day Grampians and Great Ocean Road Trip from Adelaide to Melbourne
Responded 14 Apr 2019
Hi! Thank you for your great review! We really appreciate it. We will be sure to pass the message on to Shane :) Happy Travels!
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Karyn W
Excellent Barossa Valley tour and great value for money!
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A must do in Australia!!
AMAZING! I did this trip 9 years ago and I really wanted to do it again. So, a few weeks ago I went on this trip w
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Lovely wine tastings and amazing guide
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Key Details
  • Grampians National Park, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and 9 more
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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