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2 Day Great Ocean Road Tour and Platypus paddle

We spend a day along the great ocean road, we then head inland and visit some amazing spots.

We also go looking for the Platypus. We take a 1 km walk into the forest and then we paddle out on to Lake Elizabeth to se if we can find any platypus swimming around.
This is a amazing way to start the day.
We also visit the Redwood plantation as well as a waterfall.

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2 days


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • 1 night accommodation
    • Platypus paddle tour
    • Entry/Admission - Otways Loft
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Elizabeth
    What's excluded :
    • No meals or drinks included

  • Day 1: Shipwreckcost and Surf coast Day 1 Great ocean road

    Stop At: St Paul's Cathedral, Cnr Flinders & Swanston Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
    We depart Melbourne nice and early to avoid all the traffic and other tour buses.

    We have a 2 big day ahead of us.
    Duration: 1 minute

    Pass By: Cafe La Hoot, 1 Willis St, Winchelsea VIC 3241, Australia
    Travel through a little country town

    Stop At: McDonald's Colac, 261 Murray St, Colac VIC 3250, Australia
    We stop at the town of Colac for a bathroom and coffee break.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Arch, Great Ocean Rd, Port Campbell VIC 3269, Australia
    Our first stop on the Great Ocean road
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: London Bridge, west of Port Campbell on Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
    Visit the famous London Bridge
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Port Campbell precinct and foreshore, Port Campbell foreshore, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia
    This is another bathroom stop.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Port Campbell, Victoria Australia
    Enjoy 2 lookouts plus take the step down into the gorge.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Rd & Booringa Rd, Princetown VIC 3269, Australia
    It is now time to take a walk along the board walk to view the 12 apostles.

    Helicopter flights over thew apostles are available at an extra cost.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Yatzies, 5225 Colac-Lavers Hill Rd, Lavers Hill VIC 3238, Australia
    Time for lunch.
    Enjoy the gardens and parrots while eating lunch (own cost)
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Mait's Rest, 17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria Australia
    A walk through the rain forest
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre, 100 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay VIC 3233, Australia
    travel through the coastal holiday town of Apollo Bay

    Stop At: Cape Patton Lookout Point, Great Ocean Road, Kennett River, Victoria 3234 Australia
    Ocean lookout and photo opportunity
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Kennett River, Victoria Australia
    Time to look for koalas and parrots in the trees
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Lorne Beach, Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, Victoria 3232 Australia
    enjoy the beach and the local shops
    Last stop on the great ocean road, before traveling inland to Forrest
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Otways Loft, 42 Station St, Forrest VIC 3236, Australia
    Forrest is our stop for the night,
    We check into our accommodation (included)
    Time to relax and have dinner (own cost)

    Duration: 13 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Forrest Accommodation

    Your Accommodation Is Included, We Make Use Of 2 Different Properties .

    Day 2: Otway Forest Day2 Great Ocean Road

    Stop At: Lake Elizabeth, Kaagnlang Rd, Forrest, Victoria Australia
    We head down to thew lake before sunrise to start our paddle looking for the platypus
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Forrest Brewing Company, 26 Grant St, Forrest VIC 3236, Australia
    Breakfast time (own cost)
    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: The Redwoods, Beech Forest, Victoria Australia
    explore the wonderful redwoods in the Otway
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hopetoun Falls, Beech Forest Road, Beech Forest, Victoria Australia
    Enjoy the waterfalls
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Colac Visitor Information Centre, Corner Queen & Murray Street, Colac, Victoria 3250 Australia
    travel through the town of Colac

    Stop At: Cafe La Hoot, 1 Willis St, Winchelsea VIC 3241, Australia
    Bathroom stop and leg strech
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Southern Cross Station, Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia
    Arrive back in Melbourne around 4pm
    Duration: 1 minute

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    St Pauls Cathedral/Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup from most accommodation in Melbourne city and St Kilda.We only drop off in Melbourne city.If coming from the suburbs our main pickup point is St Paul's cathedral, Finders Street.
    Departure Time :
    6:15 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • If you are a solo traveller (1 person) contact us for availability.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 7 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Around And About is following all recommendation and local laws regarding the Covid-19 situation.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Around and About Travel

Activity ID: V-8771P7

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