Tour Itinerary (MELBOURNE / GREAT OCEAN ROAD APPOLLO / WARRNAMBOOL
DAY 1: ARRIVE MELBOURNE
Free and easy Melbourne city.
DAY 2: MELBOURNE / APOLLO BAY
Depart Melbourne; you may visit the Werribee Open Range Zoo where animals from Africa, Asia, North America and Australia roam in open grasslands. Continue to Geelong, Victoria's second-largest city, and explore its historic waterfront; a lively area filled with restaurants and cafés. The Geelong waterfront with its colourful bollards and yachts is a sight to behold. Continue to Apollo Bay, the highway is carved into sheer cliffs that drop away into the ocean, offering commanding views of the waves swelling and crashing onto the rocks and beaches below.
DAY 3: APOLLO BAY / WARRNAMBOOL
Continue your journey west from Apollo Bay and walk through breathtaking wilderness, explore secluded beaches or the forest canopy via the Otway Fly Tree Top Walk in the Otway National Park. Thereafter, drive to Port Campbell National Park to witness nature's marvellous rock formations.This is the most famous section of the Great Ocean Road featuring an amazing collection of rock formations known as the Twelve Apostles - carved out of the headland by the fierce waves of the southern ocean. This leg of the journey ends at Warrnambool, the only city on the Shipwreck Coast.
DAY 4: WARRNAMBOOL / MELBOURNE
Depart Warrnambool to Ballarat, one of Victoria's largest cities. Built with the wealth of the gold rush,much of the opulence of the era is still on display in the grand public buildings, hotels and historic streetscapes. Ballarat was the site of the world's largest deposit of alluvial gold and also of the Eureka Stockade – the famous uprising of miners against the government licensing system. Sovereign Hill is an outdoor museum that re-creates a nineteenth-century gold rush town. Mingle with the volunteers in period costume who 'inhabit' the town as townspeople, soldiers and miners. Ballarat is your final stop on the Great Southern Touring Route before heading east back to the bright lights and high culture of Melbourne.( Car return in Mel city )
DAY 5: MELBOURNE / SINGAPORE
Free & easy. Check in at Melbourne International Airport for your flight departure back to Singapore.