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Great Ocean Road and Wildlife Tour for Backpackers aged 18-35
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Great Ocean Road and Wildlife Tour for Backpackers aged 18-35

By Ride Tours
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Ages 18-35, max of 18 per group
Duration: 12h
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Meets animal welfare guidelines
Live guide: English
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  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Port Campbell National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Twelve Apostles Marine National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Gibsons Steps
  • Entry/Admission - The Lorne Pier
  • Entry/Admission - Fairhaven Beach


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • 6:45 am – Base Backpackers Hostel St Kilda 6:55 am - YHA Central 6:50 am – Corner King and Little Bourke Streets (in front of Melbourne City Backpackers) 6:55 am – The Village Melbourne Hostel 7:00 am - Space Hotel
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Not wheelchair accessible
        • Near public transportation
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 100510P2

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
        • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
        • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
        • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
        • Tour is for passenger aged 18-35 years old
        • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
        • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
        • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers

        • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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        Great Ocean Road and Wildlife Tour for Backpackers aged 18-35 price starts from AU$130.26. Discover and book Great Ocean Road and Wildlife Tour for Backpackers aged 18-35 on Tripadvisor
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        If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 100510P2

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        Itinerary
        • You'll get picked up
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        • 1
          Port Campbell National Park
          Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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        • 2
          Twelve Apostles Marine National Park
          Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
          See details
        • 3
          The Razorback
          Stop: 30 minutes
          See details
        • 4
          Gibsons Steps
          Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
          See details
        • 5
          Loch Ard Gorge
          Stop: 60 minutes
          See details
        • 6
          Apollo Bay
          Stop: 60 minutes
          See details
        • 7
          The Lorne Pier
          Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
          See details
        • 8
          Fairhaven Beach
          Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
          See details
        • 9
          Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway
          Stop: 10 minutes
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          Pass by
          The Great Ocean Road
        • You'll return to the starting point
        About the operator
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        • Ride Tours
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          Joined in October 2018
        • miriamcA2556UY
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          Great Guides, Great Views, and Great Time
          This tour, made perfect by our guide Raphael went above and beyond my expectations. First with the age focus of the trip made it incredibly easy to make friends on the trip with other young travelers. It helped that Raph was such an easy going laid back guide that made awkward conversation seem like old friends. On top of just a great conversationalist, Raph constantly made it known what the schedule was, what we would be visiting and when to keep everything on track, which as a planner I really appreciated. Additionally, the effort to incorporate all of our individual request was appreciated. From a vegetarian dinner for Kat, to making sure I saw a kangaroo, I was very pleased. I was initially worried we wouldn't be seeing everything on thr Great Ocean Road and may miss out but that was quite the opposite. The tour structure by starting from reverse is brilliant, meaning all the popular destinations are super quite when you arrive at them making it more enjoyable. Overall a highly recommended tour, as long as one engages, isn't afraid to ask questions, even dumb ones, and sit back and relax!
          Written 6 February 2024
        • 686mmh
          0 contributions
          Must do!
          It’s was amazing! The whole trip was well organised, Cam was a great tour guide and the stops were gorgeous! Definitely would recommend! 🤩
          Written 29 January 2024
        • MarcieW4996
          0 contributions
          Awesome 2 Days!
          The two-day Great Ocean Road tour was awesome! Our guide Raphael was friendly, knowledgeable and made a delicious burrito dinner. We saw all the main sights and had time to enjoy them. The only change I would make is having a swimming opportunity later in the day on Day 2, as the weather didn’t get hot until mid-afternoon. Otherwise, it was perfect!
          Written 28 January 2024
        • 916livl
          0 contributions
          Fantastic!
          Absolutely amazing trip! Raphael was a fantastic tour guide and the views were stunning! 110% would recommend, I had a great time!
          Written 24 January 2024
        • Christina L
          0 contributions
          Amazing tour for 18-35 year olds
          I can't fault this tour. I was delighted to see a tour offered for 18 - to 35 year olds and it was a fantastic experience. Cam was an amazing tour guide and driver. I felt very safe, and Cam was extremely knowledgeable about the animals we came across. The accommodation was in a fantastic location close to the 12 Apostles. I have made friends for life on this tour and would definitely go on another Ride Tours experience again!
          Written 24 January 2024
        • P1229ZFannam
          0 contributions
          Totally amazing trip!!! book now!!!
          Totally amazing trip!! Would definitely recommend it to all travellers and would recommend to do the two day tour over the one day as you get to see a couple more places, spend more time at each place and the days aren’t as rushed!!! Our guide Raphael was totally incredible and went above and beyond for every single one of us, he couldn’t do enough for us! Raphael definitely made the trip for me! Hope to be to do a tour with you guys again in the future! Thanks again for everything!
          Written 23 January 2024
        • CX9419WKW
          0 contributions
          Great for solo travellers 😁
          Raphael was such a good tour guide, I had such a great trip Thank you. Im so glad I chose to do the two day tour instead of just one day. The extra day gave us the time we needed to see everything without having to rush. Dinner and breakfast included is a bonus! As a solo traveler this trip was perfect would recommend 100%
          Written 23 January 2024
        • 26claren
          0 contributions
          Big thumbs up
          So worth going on the 2 day tour rather than the 1 day, fab time and our guide Raphael made the experience even better.
          Written 23 January 2024
        • 307sem
          0 contributions
          Two-Day Ocean Road tour review
          An amazing two day experience,Raphael, the tour guide, was absolutely amazing, engaged with everyone on the tour and full of interesting facts and can tell he is as glad to be there as you. The tour was filled w great views with plenty of history and interesting stories and a great stay in port Campbell absolutely worth the money the tour and the tour guide was everything you want it to be and more.
          Written 23 January 2024
        • 378elliotc
          0 contributions
          Great experience, highly recommend
          Had incredible time seeing the great Ocean road over 2 days, Cam was an absolute legend. Loved the age range as a young person made it very easy to make friends
          Written 18 January 2024
        • lachlantm
          0 contributions
          The GREAT Ocean Road
          Brilliant day trip along the Great Ocean Road. Our guide was brilliant and the stops we made were fantastic - the road is gorgeous and scenery amazing. Great trip and thoroughly recommend
          Written 17 January 2024
        • A9700HS_
          0 contributions
          Excellent experience
          This was almost the best two-day trip I’ve had. Raphael is the most attentive and responsible guide I’ve met, making the journey very interesting. I highly recommend it to those who want to visit the Great Ocean Road.
          Written 17 January 2024
        • A9516HCrachels
          0 contributions
          2 days defo worth it!
          Such a great trip - defo recommend going the two days instead of one (miss the tourist rush hour and get to enjoy more of the GOR). Raphael was an amazing guide - knowledgeable, funny, efficient plus a great cook and photographer! The Port Campbell hostel is also really great! We definitely lucked out with the weather and our group but would have still been a brilliant experience regardless with all the nature and sites. 5 stars!
          Written 16 January 2024
        • ypebartb
          0 contributions
          Good Time on the GOR
          Wonderful experience and our guide Raphael was great. He spoke very passionately about his homebase of Melbourne and the GOR and was really relaxed and friendly. Clever, fun guy! The trip had a nice pacing, never felt rushed.
          Written 12 January 2024
        • Michael F
          0 contributions
          Perfect trip
          Greate expirience with a nice tourguide that showed us all the nice spots on the Greate Ocean Road. The spots where never overcrowded. Perfect trip. Also only young people and a lot of solo travelers on my Tour. Liked it.
          Written 4 December 2023
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        Jamal-Jared A
        1 contribution
        Nov 2023 • Friends
        The sights were phenomenal, and the crew (operstors) were amazing! They provided a bice bits of history/commentary, and they ensured that we'd got got our monies worth.

        The area we stopped for lunch had a lot of (food and shopping) options, and all the people there genuinely enjoyed each other's company.

        Highly recommend going on this tour (even if you're by yourself), as you're bound to engage in plenty of laughter and fun with the crew.
        Written 29 November 2023
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        Thanks for your lovely words Jamalja. Very happy to hear you had a great time!
        Written 5 January 2024
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        R Cheema
        1 contribution
        Mar 2023 • Solo
        The most amazing experience with the most amazing bunch and ofcourse, an amazing tour guide!! Man knew everything and handled it all like a boss. Could not get enought of it. I am still awestruck 24 hours after the trip. The guy looked like he really loved his job and made us all feel so fun and welcomed. Loved every single bit of it!!!!!! Will go again for sure.
        Written 30 March 2023
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        Yong Chin Han
        Singapore, Singapore2 contributions
        Aug 2023 • Solo
        Really enjoyed the reverse tour ! Cameron is engaging , conversational and knowledgeable , and does his absolute best in showing the tour group the best of the great ocean road . Will recommend it to both family and friends anytime !
        Written 6 August 2023
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        Duc P
        1 contribution
        July 2023 • Solo
        Cam was amazing as a guide. He was available at all times for questions or just simply to chat. It was also very fun given that it was a small group and that everyone got to know each other. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who is traveling solo and wants a personal, tight-knit tour experience.
        Written 9 July 2023
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        Rhiannon C
        1 contribution
        Jan 2023 • Friends
        Seeing The Great Ocean Road with Cam as our tour guide really made the experience one to remember. Me and my two friends had the best day which consisted of stopping off lots along the way seeing beautiful views and beaches, koala and kangaroo spotting with tea/coffee and biccys! Cam was very fun and kept the group engaged during the drive, he was also very accommodating. I would definitely recommend this tour to see The Great Ocean Road, 10/10.
        Written 10 January 2023
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        Zhao Feng
        Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
        Nov 2022
        Cam was an amazing tour guide, you will not have a boring ride with his humors!
        The trip was really very well planned, time management was excellent.
        A 13-hours day tour that will cover all the important attractions along the Great Ocean Road. Cam is also excellent at spotting wild koalas & kangaroos! We even get coffee, tea, and Tim Tam for tea time!

        Super great experience, a must-do in Melbourne!
        Written 30 November 2022
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        Tess G
        1 contribution
        Jan 2024 • Friends
        Our tour guide Raphael was incredible. He was so knowledgeable, friendly, and happy to answer any questions we had. He cooked us an amazing dinner and breakfast. We saw incredible views and wildlife, while still having plenty of time to enjoy the beaches along the drive. Since the tour drives the reverse direction as others, we were able to enjoy all that the Great Ocean Road had to offer without crowds. Cannot recommendation this trip enough, worth every penny!!
        Written 19 January 2024
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        Thanks for this lovely review! And exactly the beauty of going reverse. Happy you enjoyed the 2 day trip with us so much! Cheers
        Written 21 January 2024
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        Zaini Miftah
        4 contributions
        Aug 2022
        That's great experiences with Ride Tours. The price is affordable, the activity is relax and fun. They also provide tea/coffee with snack during afternoon breaktime. The greatest impression is the tour guide, Cameron. He handle everything properly. He is also friendly, cooperative, supportive, and helpful. He always bring us happy during our traveling, so I feel that it is family traveling, that's very good. He also always determine the best point of taking picture along the area, especially when hunting koala & kangaroo.
        Then, He also document all our activity photo & video and put in google drive to be accessed by us. It's really good. Double thumb for Cameroon & Ride Tours...
        Written 29 August 2022
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        Alex T
        1 contribution
        Feb 2020 • Friends
        The Great Ocean Road 1-Day reverse tour was perfect for us! Jeremy was an incredible guide that got us everywhere safely and made sure we had fun. I learned so much about the Great Ocean Road and got some great travel tips for the rest of my time in Australia. I would do this tour 100x over if I had the chance. The length, amount of stops, amount of info, and food provided was all great. Thank you Jeremy and Ride Tours!
        Written 3 March 2020
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        Very happy to hear that you and the girls had such a great time Alex! Thanks for coming along :)
        Written 10 April 2020
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        Timo
        2 contributions
        Oct 2023 • Solo
        Great tour. Good group. Well organised doing the reverse route so crowds were really limited in all locations. It’s lots of driving but that’s to be expected! And it’s made fun along the way.
        Written 14 November 2023
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        Thanks for your kind words. The beauty of going reverse means it's a lot more peaceful.
        Written 22 November 2023
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