Cruise Ship Shore Excursion - Private Great Ocean Road Full Day Tour (12 Hour)

Cruise Ship Shore Excursion - Private Great Ocean Road Full Day Tour (12 Hour)

Perfect for those visiting via Cruise Ship and want a shore excursion along The Great Ocean Road - We pick up directly from the cruise ship terminal and whisk you down The Great Ocean Road.

The tour is an exclusively private tour, 12 hours in duration, which explores the beautiful Great Ocean Road and all that it has to offer, in your own comfy air conditioned private vehicle together with an experienced guide. Visit all the main hot spots such as the world famous 12 Apostles, plus other must-see attractions inside Great Otway National Park. Visit the beautiful coastal township of Apollo Bay before embarking on a stunning introduction to Port Campbell National Park.

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**As all Cruise Ships operate with different arrival and departure times, please ensure you have allowed enough time for the full 12 hour tour duration.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Great Ocean Road, Great Ocean Road, Torquay, Victoria 3231 Australia

Sit back and relax, as we tour along the main section of the Great Ocean Road

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Bells Beach, 86 km (53 mi) SW of Melbourne; 25 km (16 mi) S of Geelong; 5 km (3 mi) SW of Torquay, Torquay, Victoria 3228 Australia

We stop to view one of the world most famous surf spots.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lorne Beach, Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, Victoria 3232 Australia

One of the Great Ocean Road's largest coastal towns.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Teddy's Lookout, George Street, Lorne, Victoria Australia

Great vantage point over Lorne and surroundings.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Great Ocean Road Tours, 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006 Australia


Stop At: Split Point Lighthouse, Federal St, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia

A major landmark of the Great Ocean Road, and a chance for some great photos.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mait's Rest, 17km west of Apollo Bay, Apollo Bay, Victoria Australia

After lunch, we will undertake one of the area's most beautiful walk - easy moderate 25 minute walk.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Cape Patton Lookout Point, Great Ocean Road, Kennett River, Victoria 3234 Australia

Stunning vantage point along the GOR.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Kennet River Koala Walk, Grey River Road, Kennett River, Victoria 3234 Australia

Here, we search for the illusive koala. Sadly there are only 80,000 koala's left in the wild, but your guide knows all the best spots to look, so fingers crossed!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Castle Cove, Great Ocean rd, Glenaire, Victoria Australia

Fabulous cove with spectacular views from the clifftop.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Blanket Bay Road, Cape Otway, Great Otway National Park, Victoria 3221 Australia

The tour will pass through The Great Otway National Park

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Twelve Apostles Marine National Park, Great Ocean Rd & Booringa Rd, Princetown, Victoria 3269 Australia

The Marine National Park is home to the Twelve apostles, as well other key rock formations.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Loch Ard Gorge, Great Ocean Road Port Campbell National Park, Victoria 3269 Australia

The site of the famous Loch Ard shipwreck.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road & Booringa Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia

We make a stop to view the twelve apostles, from a great boardwalk vantage point.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Port Campbell precinct and foreshore, Port Campbell foreshore, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia

We make a short stop at the small coastal township of Port Campbell.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Port Campbell National Park, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia

The National Park is home to local wildlife as well as some natural rock formations

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: London Bridge, west of Port Campbell on Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell, Victoria 3269 Australia

Subject to time, we make a stop to London Bridge rock formation, which partly collapsed in the 1990's.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Melbourne Skydeck, 7 Riverside Qy Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006 Australia

At the conclusion of the tour, guests will have the option to be dropped off at their cruise ship, or they may choose to finish their day at Eureka Observation deck and make their own way back.
*Tickets are at guests own expense. Upon conclusion of the observation deck, guests are required to make their own way onward journey.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"NOTE : This total duration spent in the car will be 8-9 hours, as we will travel over 500+ Kilometres. If you suffer from car motion sickness, we do not recommend you choose this tour. We do also a 2 Day Tour with just 4-5 hours driving per day. Please refer to our website for further details"
"We wish to advise larger groups of 4 or 5, that our luggage capacity is limited, so we recommend 1 x airplane cabin-sized bags per person. For groups of 3 passengers or less, 1 x standard size suitcase & 1 x cabin-sized bag per person is acceptable."
"Pick up point - Melbourne Cruise Ship Terminal (Station Pier) Pick up from outside the Mr Hobson Restaurant."
"Hotel drop off - this can be provided either back to your cruise ship, or to selected CBD, Southbank and Docklands hotels only and must be communicated in advance. Some select hotels will require a pick-up of 06:30am - We will notify you if this is the case."
"Minimum age is 12 years"
"Comfy trainers/sneakers are advisable"
"Please provide a local mobile contact number on your booking, incase we need to contact you pre-tour"
"IMPORTANT - Please ensure you have allotted enough time for the full 12 hour tour. This includes allowing enough time to dis-embark the boat in the morning and board the vessel in the evening. We strongly advise having travel insurance for any unforseen circumstances."
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 07:00 AM
Duration: 12 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from outside the Mr Hobson Restaurant. Upon dis-embarking your cruise ship, please continue towards the main public car park. Here you find the 'Mr Hobson' restaurant on your left hand side. Your driver will be waiting outside with name of the leading passenger on an A4 sign.

We can also pick up or drop off at any CBD, Docklands or Southbank hotel in Melbourne if required. Please contact us if you wish to arrange this.


  • Station Pier Melbourne

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


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