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Great Ocean Road Self Drive

Travel to one of Australia's most beautiful routes along the Great Ocean Road, visiting Melbourne, Apollo Bay, Mt Gambier, Adelaide and more!

We have packaged together a full holiday to South Australia including flights, car rental and accommodation visiting major attractions in the area to make the journey memorable.

What you will see:

  • The Great Ocean Road
  • Warrnambool
  • The Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge & London Bridge
  • Mt Gambier
  • World Heritage town of Strathalbyn
  • Adelaide

Day 1: Arrival in Melbourne
Arrive in Melbourne and spend the day at leisure. This evening you could opt to dine aboard the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. Overnight in Melbourne.
Day 2: Melbourne – Ballarat
Pick up your car at the City Depot and drive on to Ballarat. Amongst the many attractions here is Sovereign Hill, a theme park re-creating the old gold rush days. Overnnight in Ballarat.
Approximate distance: 112 km/ 70 mi. Estimated journey time: 1hr 15mins.
Day 3: Ballarat – Apollo Bay
Travel to Geelong, where you join the Great Ocean Road, one of Australia’s most spectacular and scenic drives. Drive to Apollo Bay via Bells Beach, the world-famous surf beach. Overnight in Apollo Bay.
Approximate distance: 166 km/ 103 mi. Estimated journey time: 2hrs 20mins.
Day 4: Apollo Bay – Port Fairy
Today you travel via Port Campbell to Warrnambool. Some of the best sites here include The Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge. Overnight in Port Fairy.
Approximate distance: 187 km/ 116 mi. Estimated journey time: 2hrs 35mins.
Day 5: Port Fairy – Mt Gambier
Drive onto Portland, the oldest settlement in Victoria, and on to Mt Gambier, known for its two famous attractions – the Blue Lake and the cave in the centre of the city. Overnight in Mt Gambier.
Approximate distance: 155 km/ 96 mi. Estimated journey time: 1hr 45mins.
Day 6: Mt Gambier – Robe
Depart Mt Gambier for the seaside town of Beachport before driving on to Robe. The museum and historic buildings here are worth exploring. Overnight in Robe.
Approximate distance: 130 km/ 80 mi. Estimated journey time: 1hr 25mins.
Day 7: Robe - Victor Harbour
Proceed on to Victor Harbour. One of the best known landmarks on the south coast is Rosetta Bluff, a natural rock formation that dominates the skyline just west of the city. Overnight in Victor Harbour.
Approximate distance: 353 km/ 219 mi. Estimated journey time: 3hrs 50mins.
Day 8: Victor Harbour – Adelaide. Departure from Adelaide
Drive to the McLaren Vale, home to the famous Hardy and Sea view wineries, before you drive to Adelaide. Drop your car at Adelaide Airport from where you take a flight to Perth and connect to your return flight home.
Approximate distance: 83 km/ 52 mi. Estimated journey time: 1hr.

Where will you stay?

  • Melbourne - Clarion Suites Gateway Melbourne
  • Ballarat - Comfort Inn Main Lead or similar
  • Apollo Bay - Comfort Inn the International or similar
  • Port Fairy - Comfort Inn Port Fairy or similar
  • Mt Gambier - Comfort Inn Silver Birch or similar
  • Robe - Best Western Melaleuca Motel and Apartments or similar
  • Victoria Harbour - Comfort Inn Victor Harbor or similar

 Package Cost and Inclusions:

Rates qouted per person sharing

Great Ocean Road Self Drive

South Australia Self Drive with flights from South Africa
IN ZAR Per person sharing  
ex JNB ex DUR ex CPT Ref
June 2015 R19,990 R20,550 R21,650 416927
July 2015 R19,990 R20,550 R21,650  416927
August 2015 R19,990  R20,550 R21,650  416927
September 2015 R20,250  R20,750  R21,850 416930 
October 2015  R20,250 R20,750    R21,850  416930
November 2015  R20,250  R20,750   R21,850 416930  
Early December 2015  R20,250  R20,750   R21,850  416930
Flights & Taxes included
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 Package rates includes:

  • Economy Class airfares from South Africa to Melourne on Emirates
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • 7 day car rental from day 2 (Hertz SCAR Group S with max cover)
  • Room tax, services charges, airport departure tax and fuel surcharge

Package rates excludes:

  • Domestic Flight from Adelaide - Melbourne *
  • All Meals
  • Excursions, tours & Entrance fees
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Items of Personal Nature

Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.