3 Day Adelaide to Melbourne Tour

The departure days for this trip are Wednesdays and Sundays from November to March and Wednesdays throughout the year

Take a 3-Day Adelaide to Melbourne Tour and see the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park. The area between Adelaide and Melbourne has a dangerous shipwreck coast, rough mountains, wildlife, and Aboriginal history. Explore the southwest and find hidden treasures on this tour.


  • Embark on an epic three-day overland odyssey from Adelaide to Melbourne.
  • There are bushwalks available in the Grampians National Park (Gariwerd).
  • You can hike to the base of Mackenzie Falls.
  • Boroka LookoutorLake Bellfield
  • Aussie Wildlifeguaranteed
  • Overnight stay incalls Gap
  • See the world-famousTwelve Apostles
  • The attractions include Loch Ard Gorge and the Shipwreck Coast.
  • Guided Walkthrough the Otway’s Rainforest
  • There have been sightings of koalas, emus, and kangaroos.
  • The Surf Coast features beautiful beaches, charming seaside towns, and breathtaking coastal views.
  • HistoricGreat Ocean RoadMemorial Arch

Pricing options

The tour with hostel dorm accommodation costs $565 per person.

Age Restrictions: 18+

The cost of a helicopter flight over the 12 Apostles is $165.
Want to experience the ultimate adventure with your private tour group? Reach out to our incredible charters team at charters@gltg.com.au for all the details!
Enhance your wildlife adventure with our exclusive upgrades for private double, twin, or single ensuite rooms. The availability of these upgrades is subject to the time of booking.

Pickup times and locations.

The departure times for Hunter Valley Wine Tours may vary slightly due to traffic and road closures.

Arriving at your pickup location at least 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time is a smart move for a smooth and stress-free adventure! If the bus has not arrived in the next 10 minutes, shout our office at 03 9393 1300, and we’ll sort it out!

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Embark on a spectacular three-day journey from Adelaide to Melbourne, revealing the captivating beauty of the Great Ocean Road and the Grampians National Park. The stretch between Adelaide and Melbourne is not just a road; it’s an adventure woven with tales of shipwrecks, rugged mountains, diverse wildlife, and rich Aboriginal heritage. The Great Ocean Road is your gateway to exploring the perilous shipwreck coast, a testament to nature’s formidable power and mankind’s maritime history. The tales of survival and loss echo in the thunderous waves crashing against the craggy cliffs. Every view along this coast is not just a sight but a story waiting to be discovered.

Day 1

We will travel from Adelaide to Grampians National Park on the first day


To start your day, drive through the Adelaide Hills and cross the Murray River, which happens to be Australia’s longest river. Visitors can explore the township of Horsham and find options for lunch. Visitors can enjoy a stroll to the base of MacKenzie Falls, where they can witness the majestic cascade of water flowing down the Mackenzie River.  Walk through the bush to the famous rock formation in the Grampians, commonly referred to as the ‘Jaws of Death.’

The Boroka Lookout offers stunning mountain views that overlook the Wimmera plains of western Victoria. Experience the magic of Halls Gap, the ultimate getaway for a night in the breathtaking Grampians National Park. Visitors can spot kangaroos and enjoy a delicious dinner. Stay overnight at the Brambuk Hostel in the Grampians.

Day 2

We traveled from Halls Gap to Warrnambool


The Pinnacles Hike offers an opportunity to hike up to the iconic Pinnacles lookout within the Grampians. Tower Hill is a site worth visiting, as it is a 30,000-year-old extinct volcano with a rich history of Aboriginal culture. Visit Warrnambool, a beautiful seaside town known for its excellent whale-watching opportunities during the winter season. Take your time to explore the city at your own pace in the evening.

Overnight in Warrnambool

Day 3

We will be traveling from Warrnambool to Melbourne


Discover the breathtaking beauty of Loch Ard Gorge, where majestic cliffs embrace a mesmerizing sea of dazzling blue-green hues, all while a pristine sandy beach beckons you to explore. The gorge’s name was born out of a hauntingly tragic shipwreck that unfolded over a century ago in the mesmerizing depths of Victoria. Visitors can enjoy the stunning limestone stacks that make up the Twelve Apostles and have the opportunity to take an optional helicopter flight for an additional $145, depending on weather and availability. Embark on an extraordinary journey through the mystical and ancient incredible temperate Rainforest, where towering giants stand guard and await your discovery.

Koala Spotting: Discover the number of Koalas in the area! Explore the diverse bird species, including King Parrots and Crimson Rosellas, and watch for the renowned Kookaburra. Visitors can capture photos at the historic Great Ocean Road Memorial Arch and gain insight into the history of this renowned drive. The tour concludes in Melbourne, with a central drop-off location at the Immigration Museum, after experiencing grand city views atop the Westgate Bridge.

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