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Saver Combo: Great Ocean Road Tour, Penguin Parade & Melbourne Attraction

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from US$ 184.30 US$ 165.87 per person
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Save 20% on this bumper combo of top things to do in Melbourne
    • Journey through the scenic Great Ocean Road, visit the Otway Rangers rainforests, 12 Apostles and more
    • Stroll down the lawns across the iconic Cape Otway Lighthouse
    • Get up, close with Australian wildlife at the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
    • Witness hundreds of fascinating little penguins waddling across the Summerland Beach before sunset
    • Get entry to Eureka Skydeck 88 or SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium or Melbourne Star Observation Wheel to explore more facts of the city
    • Book your Great Ocean Road Tour date, and plan rest of the itinerary at your own pace with this combo!
    • Enjoy convenient hotel transfers and a friendly guide to enliven your tour!
    • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Great Ocean Road Tour: Daily
    Phillip Island Penguin Parade: Daily
    Melbourne Attractions: Each ticket can be used on 1 calendar day any time within 6 months from the time of redemption.

    Duration

    12 - 13 hours approx.
    Melbourne Attraction: You're in control! Stay as long as you like.

    Start Time

    Great Ocean Road Tour: 6:45am - 7:45am
    Afternoon Penguin Parade:
    1 Apr - 30 Oct: 12:30pm - 12:45pm
    1 Oct - 31 Mar: 1:30pm - 1:45pm
    Melbourne Attractions: Depends on the attraction you visit. Please check the attraction website for the exact times before visiting.

    Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from selected hotels in Melbourne for the Great Ocean Road and Penguin Afternoon Parade, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you havn't booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.
    Attraction Tickets are issued on the Great Ocean Road Tour.

    Ending Point

    You will be dropped off to the original point of departure.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    This amazing guided combo tour provides a Great Ocean Road Tour and another day of Penguin Parade. You further receive a bonus Melbourne Attraction ticket that offers an opportunity to discover any onw top city attraction- Eureka Skydeck 88 or SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium or Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.

    Travel the incredible Great Ocean Road and marvel at its extraordinary coastline with pristine beaches, rich rainforests, charming seaside towns and the legendary rock formations of the 12 Apostles. Visit Australia’s oldest lighthouse, Cape Otway Lighthouse.

    Visit the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and witness little penguins parading across the Summerland Beach.

    The date you select for the booking will be your Great Ocean Road tour departure date, post booking you can contact our activity partner to book the Penguin Parade on your preferred date (should be within 7 days of Great Ocean Road tour). Attraction Tickets are issued at the departure of the Great Ocean Road Tour, which you can use within 6 months from the time of redemption.

    Itinerary

    Great Ocean Road Tour:

    Kick-start this extensive combo tour with a convenient hotel pick-up from Melbourne. As you take a journey to the Great Ocean Road, relax and enjoy the drive as you pass by one of the Australia’s most picturesque landscape.

    Enjoy the company of an informative guide who keeps you entertained on the way. Drive by the quaint coastal towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Get down the bus at some of the seaside holiday villages and explore the local wildlife including koalas, king parrots and sulphur-crested cockatoos.

    Feel peaceful around the lush greenery of Otway Rangers rainforests, home to the tallest eucalyptus trees in Australia. Stopover at the iconic Cape Otway Lighthouse, the oldest surviving lighthouse in the mainland. Witness the Shipwreck Coast as you walk down the famous beach. Discover Loch Ard Gorge and its history. Step down to the beach at Gibson’s Steps, gateway to the 12 Apostles, and observe the world-famous rock formations.

    Afternoon Penguin Parade:

    Begin this guided-tour with a pick-up from selected Melbourne hotels, early afternoon. Your first visit to the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park where you get up and close with the unique Australian animals including kangaroos and wallabies. Take a picture with a resident koala and explore the vivid native birdlife.

    Reach Philip Island and enjoy the highlight of the day – the Penguin Parade. Find a comfortable place at the Penguin Stadium just before sunset and get prepared to watch hundreds of fascinating little penguins making their way through the Summerland Beach, home to Victoria’s largest colony of penguins. Enjoy the sight as they charmingly waddle towards their burrows in the sand dunes.

    Melbourne Attractions:

    Tick off any one of your favourite Melbourne attractions with this Combo tour! Get complimentary ticket to visit any one of the below Melbourne attractions:

    • Eureka Skydeck 88: Arrive at Eureka Skydeck 88, located on the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower, after a breathtaking speedy ride in the world’s fastest elevator. Gaze at the extraordinary panoramic views of Melbourne and further. Admire the sights that extend from the Dandenong Ranges to the historic Port Philip Bay. Observe your favorite city attractions including many sports stadiums.
    • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium: Embark further to make this day even more adventurous and interactive at the largest aquarium in Australia – SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. See and learn about thousands of aquatic animals up and close including one of the largest saltwater crocodiles, huge sharks, stingrays, seahorses and jellyfish. Discover 12 different ecological zones like the Penguin Playground, Bay of Rays, Seahorse Pier, Coral Atoll, Shipwreck Explorer and more.
    • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel: Enjoy a fun ride on the Melbourne Star, a giant observation wheel located in the Waterfront City precinct. It is one of the four giant observation wheels in the world, and the only one within the Southern Hemisphere. Catch breathtaking views of the Dockland precinct, Melbourne’s Central Business District and Port Phillip Bay. One complete rotation takes 30 minutes and offers uninterrupted 360-degree views of up to 40 kilometres. You will see stunning views from as far as Mount Macedon, Arthur’s Seat and the Dandenong Range.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup & drop-off (selected hotels) for the Great Ocean Road and Penguin Parade Tours
    • Guided Tour of Great Ocean Road & Penguin Afternoon Parade in English
    • Entry fee to Cape Otway Lighthouse
    • Entry fee to Moonlit Sanctuary
    • Entry fee to Penguin Parade
    • Eureka Tower 88 entry ticket (optional)
    • SEA LIFE Aquarium entry ticket (optional)
    • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel entry ticket (optional)
    • All park entry fees
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Helicopter Ride over the 12 Apostles
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Please advise any special dietary requirements, at the time of booking, like vegetarian preference.

    Luggage restrictions: small hand luggage of maximum 5kgs is allowed on the bus.

    Attraction Tickets are issued on the Great Ocean Road Tour. You have to choose any one attraction from the 3 options. Melbourne Attraction Tickets are valid to use over a period of 6 months and can be used only once on any calendar day of your choice.

    You need to choose your preferred Melbourne attraction at the time of booking.

    During peak time, Gibson Beach may remain closed due to safety concerns posed by excessive crowds.

    All children must be booked as adults while making the booking.

    Photography is not permitted on any Penguin Parade tour.

    It is highly recommended to wear appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, and carry snacks and a water bottle.

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