Great Ocean Road - 1 day bus trip (super cheap!)

from: $69.00 AUD per ticket
Book now (via: Eventbrite) ← or: check availability (remaining tickets / dates available)
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Overview and Itinerary:
New To Melbourne invites you to the beautiful Great Ocean Road!! The Great Ocean Rd is one of the most beautiful trips you can do while in Melbourne, you can see Koalas, Kangaroos, get up close with a Kookaburra for a selfie (people do it! haha) and see the beautiful coastline with new friends. It's a must see if you've never been. Also you'll have a chance to take photos and make new friends on the trip that you'll meet at our other events and tours.

● Planned 12.5 hour (1 day) bus trip
● See the magnificent 12 Apostles!
● Loch Ard Gorge (another incredible highlight you won't want to leave)
● Experienced driver & tour Guide to manage times, give some history and assist with your photos
● Anglesea Beach
● Memorial Arch - another highly recognisable / famous spot
● Lunch at Apollo Bay. Lots of local shops only 3 min away from the beach!* Optional (not incl. in trip price):
● Scenic Helicopter Flight
● Alternative spots (in case of closures): The Grotto or Sheoak Falls.

12 Apostles Helicopter flight (optional / not included):
An unforgettable flight - showing a completely different view of the 12 Apostles. You could travel further along the majestic coast to London Bridge. (For prices /. information, please speak to the tour guide).
for more info on 12 Apostles Helicopters, please see:
Ticket prices, dates & sellout:
from: $69.00 AUD (for “Early bird” tickets only) Book now (via: Eventbrite)
As always with our ticketed events: get in early as later tickets become more expensive closer to the event/tour date. Please have your ticket printed or on your phone to display before boarding the bus. Please note: tickets (very) often sell out during busy seasons and puiblic holidays. Once tickets sell out, there are no further tickets released for that tour date/time. We suggest purchasing ahead of time to ensure you get the travel dates you want.
Meeting / departure location:
2 depature location/s available:
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1: State Library of Victoria (Forecourt area)

328 Swanston st, Melbourne, Vic 3000
IMPORTANT: the meeting location is in front of the Sir Redmond Barry (the center statue) - Swanston street side (**not** Russel street side). also known as the "Forecourt" area. The tour group is easy to find.
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2: Geelong

McDonald's Geelong Bypass Southbound, 310-312 Plantation Rd, Lovely Banks VIC 3221
*Confirmation Required!*
IMPORTANT: You must make your pickup request at least 3 days in advance of the tour. If you do not provide this warning ahead of time and confirmation, you must meet at the *Melbourne* meeting point.

To request pickup from Geelong, please message the New To Melbourne FB page (or email) and include the tour date on your ticket, ticket/order number, number of tickets you have and the best contact number to reach you on the day. (please note: you must have a ticket before your can request pickup from this location.)
Other details:
* Our bus trips are quite cheap, however we do not provide food or drink. We recommend that you bring some snacks with you for the day. You can also buy food and drinks at the stops during the trip.
* Make sure you wear APPROPRIATE CLOTHING AND SHOES for walking outdoors and a bottle of WATER. Sunscreen is also recommended, particularly during summer. During winter, bring warm clothes that would be suitable walking around for at least 15 minutes.
New To Melbourne (About):
New To Melbourne is a social group for travellers, backpackers, international students and locals. We organise affordable events and bus tours with a focus on having making new friends, having fun and a drink or two and seeing amazing places on a budget.

For all our upcoming (free) events and sightseeing trips, you can find them on our Facebook here:
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Refund policy:
* Our tours must leave on time to ensure that attendees have enough time at each stop. Please ensure you arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time (at least!). Traffic delays (road works, public transport issues) can result in you possibly missing the bus.
* No refunds will be given if you miss the bus, please ensure you allow time for travel delays getting to the meeting point. Refunds or date transfers made 7 days out from an event / tour date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Refunds or date-transfers made 4 days out will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
* For refunds or date-transfer please use Eventbrite's Refund feature (not email).
* Transfer/resell of tickets to another person are not permitted.
* There is occassionally road delays due to things like traffic / road conditions etc. Delays or chagnes made to the itinerary in these cases are not subject to refunds/ reimbursements.
* Tickets can be transferred once, we cannot provide additional date transfers. Once tickets are transferred to another date (or person) they cannot be refunded.
* Breakdown refund policy: Please see the slide-deck below for information on our breakdowns and our refund policy:
Private group tours:
Cheaper prices, custom itineraries, custom pickup location and more are possible through our private tour service.
We provide private tours for families, hen / bucks parties, birthdays, Christmas or Easter getaways, church / religious groups, sports / hobby groups etc. We provide all kinds of destinations and trip lengths like: 1 day trips, 2 day, 1 night trips or 3+ days to anywhere within Victoria and even interstate. See the slide-deck in the URL below for more information on our private group tours: