2 day Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island Tour

See it all, do it all in this impressive action packed two day adventure

 

The ultimate discovery of Victoria’s brilliant and breathtaking coastlines. The Great Ocean Road, Queenscliff – Sorrento ferry (watch out for dolphins!), Mornington Peninsula wildlife and Phillip Island’s celebrated Little Penguins.

2 Day Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula & Penguin Parade Tour (B2DGORMPI)

24 Passengers

Depart Melbourne early morning, travelling direct to the 12 Apostles. At Port Campbell we start our trip along the Great Ocean Road with one of the most recognized photo opportunities of them all, the iconic 12 Apostles.  Descend the Gibson Steps where you will be dwarfed by the sheer cliff line and these enormous offshore stacks. Next up, we hear the tragic story of the Loch Ard at the spectacular Loch Ard Gorge, before continuing on through the luscious Otway Ranges and rainforest and see some of the tallest eucalyptus trees in Australia.  Continue on through the coastal townships of Apollo Bay and Lorne.  Along the way there are plenty of stops to take in the breathtaking views and spot the local wildlife including koalas and kangaroos.  

Early morning transfer to the ferry for our memorable ride across Port Phillip Bay from Queenscliff to Sorrento on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.  Visit the seaside town of Portsea with its famous coloured bathing boxes and enjoy the amazing views from Murrays lookout before heading towards Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park.  Get up close and personal with the friendly residents, hand feed kangaroos and wallabies, learn about the conservation of these loveable native animals.  From there travel to Phillip Island where you see the Nobbies, take a stroll along the boardwalk and enjoy the spectacular views of Phillip Island's before travelling on to Summerland beach for the nightly penguin parade.  Home to Victoria’s largest colony of little penguins, Summerland beach provides a spectacular backdrop to the world famous penguin parade.  Watch as hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach and go home for the night.  Come and enjoy the beauty and native wildlife and make this a journey to remember. 

Booking Conditions

Age Restriction: N/A

Fitness Requirement: Low level of fitness

What's included

  • Meals as indicated (1x dinner & 1 x breakfast)
  • Accommodation as booked (bring own toiletries)
  • All park entry fees
  • Queenscliff to Sorrento ferry transfer
  • Friendly and informative guide

What To Bring

  • Overnight bag (no more than 5kg)
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Comfortable waking shoes

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Itinerary

Day 1 : DAY 1 (D)
HIGHLIGHTS • See the spectacular 12 Apostles - hear the tragic story of the Loch Ard shipwreck at Loch Ard Gorge • Take a stroll through the Otway Rainforest • Look for koalas and native birds in the wild • See the coastal townships of Apollo Bay and Lorne • Enjoy the stunning coastal views • Overnight stay on the Bellarine Peninsula in a multi award winning Beacon Resort Queenscliff. Pack your swimmers and towel for a dip in the pool!
Meals :Dinner

Day 2 : DAY 2 (B)
HIGHLIGHTS • Catch the morning ferry from picturesque Queenscliff to Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula • See the famous Bathing Boxes at Portsea and the amazing views from Murrays Lookout and Arthur’s Seat • Encounter Australia’s wildlife at Moonlit Sanctuary see wombats, koalas, kangaroos, dingos & much more • The Nobbies boardwalk and the best views of Phillip Island’s rugged south coast. • Watch the famous penguin parade as hundreds of little penguins make their way across the beach and go home for the night
Meals :Breakfast

Pickups

Departs: 6.45am - 7.45am

Returns: between 10pm and midnight (seasonal)

Courtesy Transfer Service
We offer our customers a courtesy transfer service from selected inner city hotels/accommodation - This service must be pre-booked at least 48 hours prior to departure.
* Please confirm your allocated hotel / hostel pick up time when making your booking.

* Please note you must arrive at your pickup location at least 10 minutes prior to your allocated pickup time

* We accept no responsibility if you fail to nominate a pickup location- this must be confirmed at least 24 hours prior with our reservations department, failure to nominate and board the bus will result in fare forfeiture

Optional Excursions

Optional Activities (Available to sign up on tour with your guide)

  • Eco Tour
  • National Parks
  • Nature

Available Extras

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:

  • Penguin  Plus (PP) Exclusive viewing area & private boardwalk ($30)
  • VIP Tour (VP) Elevated indoor viewing box with drinks & canapes & access to Penguins Plus ($60)
  • Guided Ranger Tour (GR) Front row viewing on the sand (general viewing area) & access to Penguin Plus with a small group & ranger guide ($60)

No Credit Card or Booking Fees!!

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