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The Great Ocean Road - Australia Fly Drive

  • Melbourne
  • Apollo Bay
  • Robe
  • Barossa Valley
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Adelaide
  • 11 nights from
  • £3,140 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-1057

Holiday Overview

The Great Ocean Road - a superb Australia Fly Drive Holiday

 

Southern Australia and Victoria are home to one of the most stunning drives in Australia - The Great Ocean Road. This route can be taken in either direction from Adelaide to Melbourne or vice versa. This self-drive holiday allows you to see some of the most beloved of Australian wildlife, either on Philip Island or Kangaroo Island. Aside from this you will never be far away from the rolling vineyards of Yarra Valley or Barossa Valley and a crisp white wine.

Start Melbourne end Adelaide (or vice versa) 11 nights / 12 days

States visited: Victoria and South Australia

Highlights; See the penguins & koalas of Philip Island. Witness the coastal icons, the towering Twelve Apostles.  Taste some of the best wines from Southern Australia’s Yarra Valley or Victoria’s Barossa region. Get up close to the wallabies playing on Kangaroo Island.

 

The Great Ocean Road - Australia Fly Drive includes:

  • Flights
  • 11 Days Car hire, Fully Inclusive, Unlimited Kilometres, Zero Excess & GPS
  • 3 nights Melbourne hotel
  • 1 night Apollo Bay hotel
  • 1 night Port Fairy hotel
  • 1 night Robe hotel
  • 2 nights Barossa Valley hotel
  • 2 nights Kangaroo Island hotel
  • 1 night Adelaide hotel
  • French & Phillip Island Wildlife Expedition
1

Day 1 - Melbourne

Arrive Melbourne, Spend the rest of the day at Leisure

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Rydges Melbourne

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The Langham

2

Day 2 - Melbourne

A full day at leisure to enjoy vibrant Melbourne. Perhaps take a walking tour of the city or explore further afield in the nearby Yarra Valley or Mornington Peninsula.

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Rydges Melbourne

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The Langham

3

Day 3 - Melbourne

Take an escorted tour to nearby Philip Island. A must see for anyone wanting to become better acquainted with Australian wildlife, including koalas and kangaroos and of course the famous penguin parade.

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Rydges Melbourne

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The Langham

4

Day 4 - Melbourne to Apollo Bay

Collect your hire car and embark on one of the worlds more spectacular drives, The Great Ocean Road. The first overnight stop is at Apollo Bay. 

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Best Western Apollo Bay Motel & Apartments

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Captain's at the Bay

5

Day 5 - Apollo Bay to Port Fairy

Today the Twelve Apostles await, a series of towering limestone pillars, jutting out from the Southern Ocean. Continue along the Shipwreck Coast to Port Fairy, where you can amble around the fisherman’s wharf and quaint whitewashed cottages.

Featured accommodation

Seacombe House - Comfort Inn Port Fairy

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Oscars Waterfront Boutique Hotel

6

Day 6 - Port Fairy to Robe

Leave Victoria behind and head onwards to South Australia. Choose to take the slightly shorter route through Mount Gambier and its blue lake, set within a dormant volcano crater, or take the longer way round and visit the Naracoorte Caves. 

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Robe House

7

Day 7 - Robe to Barossa Valley

Head North to one of Australia’s most famous wine producing labels, the Barossa Valley. Where household labels such as Jacob’s Creek, Penfolds and Wolf Blass reside

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Novotel Barossa Valley Resort

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The Louise Hotel

8

Day 8 - Barossa Valley

Spend the full day in the Barossa enjoying the epicurean delights of this lovely region

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Novotel Barossa Valley Resort

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The Louise Hotel

9

Day 9 - Barossa Valley to Kangaroo Island

Today starts with a drive to Cape Jervis, for the ferry to Kangaroo Island, often referred to as Australia’s natural zoo, its also a gourmet destination, famed for its artisan produce.

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Mercure Kangaroo Island

10

Day 10 - Kangaroo Island

Spend a full day enjoying the unique wildlife, scenery and culinary delights of Kangaroo Island.

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Mercure Kangaroo Island

11

Day 11 - Kangaroo Island to Adelaide

Catch the ferry back to the mainland and continue to Adelaide, perhaps take a walk in the beautiful Botanic Gardens, before dining in one of the cities many restaurants.

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Grand Chancellor Adelaide

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Playford Hotel

12

Day 12 - Adelaide

Return your car at the airport and catch your onward flight.

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