Autopia Tours – Victoria

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Autopia Tours is the recognised market leader in small group adventure tours throughout Victoria and beyond – with over 30 years experience in providing small group adventure they know what you want.

Autopia Tours are very proud of the driver guides, they are the heart and soul of the company. The Aussie driver guides are all very knowledgeable and love showing off such a beautiful country. The informative commentary will be a highlight of your tour. Like you, the tour guides are world travellers, have sense of adventure and do not take life to seriously.

The maximum group size is 24 passengers. Unlike competitors you will not be squeezed amongst 50 other travellers as group sizes are small, so you can relax, enjoy your tour and talk to your fellow passengers in comfort.

Autopia Tours believe life is all about unique experiences. Whether it is seeing koalas up close in their natural habitat, swimming in one of Victoria’s pristine beaches, watching penguins come ashore at sunset or hiking through the Grampians Autopia Tours can take you there. Autopia Tours are all about providing treasured memories that will last a lifetime.

Facilities

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Air Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours Australian Tourism Accreditation Australian Tourism Export Council Basic Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Evening Extended Family Friendly Food & Wine Food and Wine Tours Free Wifi Full Day Half Day or Less Hiking International Land - Motorised Luxury Luxury Moderate Mountain Biking Nature & Wildlife Nature & Wildlife Nature and wildlife Non Smoking Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia Public Toilet Scenic Drives Sightseeing Tours Tour Guiding Association Walk Walking and Biking Tours Water - Self Propelled

Services

$135

Enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives with Autopia Tours. Leaving Melbourne you will travel along the surf coast highway through Torquay before stopping to enjoy morning tea at one of Australia’s beautiful southern beaches. Twist and wind along the awe-inspiring Great Ocean Road making the most of every photo opportunity.

Travel to Apollo Bay for lunch (own expense), with time to cool off by the magnificent Southern Ocean. After lunch stretch those legs whilst exploring an ancient rainforest, and admire some of the world’s tallest trees in the Otway National Park. Travel through rolling hills toward Port Campbell National Park and the breathtaking 12 Apostles. Learn about the tragic tales of the shipwreck coast and view remarkable rock formations at Loch Ard Gorge. Check out this dramatic coastline and visit the quaint fishing villages nearby.

Reflect on an action packed day full of nature walks, wildlife, surf beaches, incredible rock formations and spectacular coastal views whilst returning towards Melbourne. Stop in the township of Colac for dinner (own expense).

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$149

Exhilarate your senses with a full-day visit to the award-winning coastal oasis Peninsula Hot Springs, less than 90 mins from Melbourne. An idyllic escape for some much-needed relaxation, connection and rejuvenation, unwind and experience geothermal bathing in a stunning natural setting.

With over 50 globally inspired bathing experiences to explore within the Bath House, a visit to the Peninsula Hot Springs is a sure-fire way to rejuvenate your mind body and soul. Relaxation begins as soon as you board this direct shuttle, sit back and enjoy this retreat from the everyday.

Non Smoking Public Toilet

$135

Travelling with Autopia Tours from Melbourne you head to the Grampians, one of the world’s oldest and most spectacular mountain ranges that is rich in Aboriginal history and an abundance of wildlife.

After enjoying morning tea you will travel into the heart of the Grampians National Park and stretch those legs with a walk to the Boroka Lookout where breathtaking mountain views await.

Visit Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre, and then enjoy lunch at Halls Gaps. Hike to the remarkable Jaws of Death or Balconies and Reeds lookout, experiencing majestic views and scenery.

Have your camera ready for the local kangaroos who come hopping out all around the town of Halls Gap later in the afternoon.

Cool off at the base of Mackenzie Falls. Return to Melbourne, stopping along the way for dinner at own expense.

Non Smoking Public Toilet

$145

The Wurrundjeri people called the Yarra River “Birrarung” which means “river of mists”. You too will be enchanted by this mystical valley complete with gourmet delights.

The day begins with a visit to Gateway Estate Farmhouse for a tour of the greenhouse plus platters of fresh fruit and seasonal produce. In the morning you also visit a Yarra Valley Cider House and Brewery for generous samples of delicious ciders and ales as well as the picturesque Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice-creamery.

In the afternoon you will visit two of Autopia Tours’ favourite boutique wineries, each selected for excellence in customer experience and quality wine tastings.

This fun day tour includes a game of pétanque with a bottle of wine for the winner. Followed by gourmet lunch at Killara Estate Winery. Spend a day with Autopia Tours and experience all this beautiful region has to offer.

Non Smoking Public Toilet

$135

Fancy a cheap, fun and friendly Snow Escape, then jump on Autopia Tours Lake Mountain Snow, Waterfalls and Chocolate Tour just 90 minutes from Melbourne. You will experience freezing temperatures, fantastic landscapes and fun times in the snow.

Take a short scenic drive to this picturesque winter wonderland. This family friendly mountain resort guarantees a memorable experience of action and adventure. Once on the mountain, marvel at the magic and revel in snow play, thrilling flying fox, tube runs, exhilarating toboggan slopes and network of world class cross country ski trails. Visiting the stunning Steavenson Waterfall in Marysville and get your taste buds moving with a stop off at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$115

Enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives and finish the day watching the sunset behind the 12 Apostles.

Leaving Melbourne around lunchtime, follow the Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour alongside some of southern Australia’s most beautiful surf beaches, awesome photo opportunities and wildlife encounters. Visiting the stunning Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery, where you will enjoy the delicious complimentary chocolate samples.

Take time for a stroll along the beach at Loch Ard Gorge, Port Campbell National Park, before finishing the day at the iconic limestone stacks the 12 Apostles for a picturesque sunset.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$145

The Great Ocean Road Reverse Tour direction enables you to experience the National Heritage listed Great Ocean Road in all its glory in the reverse direction.

By operating this tour in reverse the tour avoid all the normal tourist masses that visit the 12 Apostles, giving passengers better opportunity to capture that picture perfect photograph without the crowds.

This Great Ocean Road reverse tour itinerary will visit all the same key destinations and highlights as Autopia’s standard Great Ocean Road tour, so rest assured you will not miss a thing. Plus you get to enjoy a picnic lunch in Great Otway National Park before returning to Melbourne.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$120

Take a short half day break from the cosmopolitan life. Journey east of Melbourne through the beautiful low mountain range known as the Dandenong Ranges National Park on a classic historical steam ride known as Puffing Billy.

Ride this century-old steam train, through some of the most picturesque landscapes Victoria has to offer. Where ferns grow wild and trees tower over hidden tracks, rolling hills and steep valley forest. This region is home to the famous Puffing Billy Tour and Dandenong Ranges, numerous arts and craft stores and cafe’s offering delicious homemade products

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$175

Journey east of Melbourne on our Puffing Billy Healesville Sanctuary Tour into the beautiful low mountain range known as the Dandenong Ranges. Where ferns grow wild and trees tower over a colonial train tracks hidden in the rolling hills and steep valley forest. Ride century-old train, with an afternoon exploring an Australian Wildlife Zoo nestled in picturesque Victorian bushlands home to over 200 native Australian animals.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$140

Heading out of Melbourne you will begin your day at a Wildlife Park to meet some furry Australian favourites. Hand feed the kangaroos, see koalas and get up-close and personal with other native Australian wildlife. Travel over the bridge and onto Phillip Island, known for its natural beauty, sandy beaches, rugged cliffs and unique wildlife experiences home to a colony of around 3,200 little penguins.

Check out the giant surf at Woolamai Beach and take time to enjoy a tranquil coastal walk. Head to the new marine centre at the Nobbies and stroll the boardwalk to view the majestic rocky coast, home to a colony of Australian fur seals. Take time-out to immerse yourself in the interactive WWF Antarctic Journey, experience this state-of-the art fun, educational and virtual world located beneath the Nobbies centre.

View the award winning penguin parade visitor centre and as the sun fades, witness the world’s littlest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore. It is truly a magical and unforgettable experience.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$340

Spend an amazing two days travelling along the Great Ocean Road Phillip Island Tour route, through spectacular Great Otway National Park, before jumping onto a ferry to cross Port Phillip Bay to explore the beauty of Phillip Island and see the wonder of the Penguin Parade.

You will get the opportunity to escape the city lights on this overnight adventure, visiting some stunning places including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Mackenzie Falls, Halls Gap and some other magnificent sights throughout these regions. Returning to Melbourne in the early evening of day two.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$340

Travel with Autopia Tours and spend an amazing two days travelling along the Great Ocean Road Grampians Tour route, through spectacular Great Otway National Park and rugged bushlands of the Grampians National Park returning to Melbourne in the early evening of day two.

You will get the opportunity to escape the city lights on this overnight adventure, visiting some stunning places including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Mackenzie Falls, Halls Gap and some other magnificent sights throughout these regions.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$340

Join Autopia Tours for the Two Day Melbourne to Adelaide Great Ocean Road and Grampians Escape tour.

On day one, you will begin your journey from Melbourne to Adelaide Tour along the beautiful Great Ocean Road, enjoying the stunning scenery of the famous coastline. A short stop at Kennett River lets you do some koala spotting and listen to the abundant birdlife before break for lunch in Apollo Bay. Make a stop to admire the amazing Twelve Apostles, before travelling onto Loch Ard Gorge, where you will learn all about the history of this shipwreck spot before passing through the township of Port Campbell and making your way to the Grampians for the night.

On day two, you will visit Grampians National Park, one of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations is an area rich in Aboriginal culture set in a beautiful and rugged ancient landscape. Embark on a walk in the National Park and take in some of the breathtaking views before making your way to Mackenzie Falls where you hike to view these stunning falls.

After an amazing two days, arrive in Adelaide early in the evening.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$450

Join Autopia Tours on their exciting Three Day Great Ocean Road Grampians Adventure Tour.

Depart from cosmopolitan Melbourne driving along on the world famous Great Ocean Road Grampians Adventure Tour. Passing legendary surf beaches before stopping in Kennett River to go koala spotting and listen to the abundant birdlife. Upon leaving Apollo Bay, you will take a guided walk in the Otway Rainforest and enjoy lunch. Later, you will visit the amazing Twelve Apostles rock formation and Loch Ard Gorge. Stay overnight in Warrnambool.

On day two, after seeing more wonders along the Great Ocean Road we visit Tower Hill National Park an extinct volcano plains, rich in Aboriginal history and an abundance of wildlife. Later we hike up to the iconic Pinnacles and get an amazing view of the Grampians at the top. Overnight stay in Halls Gap.

On day three, start today with a hike to the base of Mackenzie Falls, the highest waterfalls in the Grampians National Park. Check out some other famed sights such as The Balconies, and Reeds Lookout and Jaws of Death. After an amazing three days, arrive into Melbourne or Adelaide early in the evening.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$450

On day one, depart today from cosmopolitan Melbourne. First up is one of the world’s great drives – the Great Ocean Road. Pass legendary surf spots before you stop at Kennett River to do some koala spotting and listen to the abundant birdlife before break for lunch in Apollo bay. Later, you will see the amazing Twelve Apostles rock formation and Loch Ard Gorge. Overnight in Warrnambool.

After seeing more wonders along the Great Ocean Road, it is on to the Grampians National Park. You will pay a visit to Brambuk Aboriginal Culture Centre to learn about the Dreamtime, and later hike up the iconic Pinnacles and get an amazing view of the Grampians at the top.

On day three, you will start today with a hike to the base of Mackenzie Falls, the highest waterfalls in the Grampians. When then check out some other famed sights such as The Balconies and Reeds Lookout. After an amazing three days, the tour will make its way through to Adelaide early in the evening.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

$135

From rustic farm houses to wineries with sweeping vistas of ocean and sky, the Mornington Peninsula is Melbourne’s maritime playground, with quiet bayside beaches on one side and the powerful Southern Ocean on the other. You will be as enchanted by the peninsula as you are by its wine, cider and gourmet fresh produce on the One Day Mornington Peninsula Wine Tour.

The Winery Tours offer a unique touring experience visiting Melbourne’s dynamic winery region: The Mornington Peninsula Tour. This tour includes gourmet local produce, fresh orchard cider, a variety of tasty goats cheese, sweet Belgian chocolate and sticky strawberry liqurers. Each tour includes three experiences to wineries and a country cider house, all selected for their commitment to excellent customer service and great wine. Spend a day with us and experience all this beautiful region has to offer.

Public Toilet

$340

Avoid the crowds as you explore and experience all the major attractions of the Great Ocean Road plus many more that most tours will miss in this relaxed and adventurous 2 day tour. Watch the sun set behind the 12 Apostles; stand amongst the two tallest tree species in the world; explore the inside of an extinct volcano; track down native Australian wildlife such as Koalas, Kangaroo, Emu and the elusive Echidna; walk a section of the Great Ocean Walk; learn to throw a boomerang; stay in a brewery; experience the lifestyle of the Surf Coast and its famous beaches and we’re only just scratching the surface of what this tour really offers.

Non Smoking Public Toilet

$149

Exhilarate your senses with a full-day visit to the award-winning coastal oasis Peninsula Hot Springs, less than 90 mins from Melbourne. An idyllic escape for some much-needed relaxation, connection and rejuvenation, unwind and experience geothermal bathing in a stunning natural setting. With over 50 globally inspired bathing experiences to explore within the Bath House, a visit to the Peninsula Hot Springs is a sure-fire way to rejuvenate your mind body and soul. Relaxation begins as soon as you board this direct shuttle, sit back and enjoy this retreat from the everyday.

Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

$175

Ride the world famous century-old steam train through the most picturesque landscapes, with a relaxing afternoon drinking wine on our Puffing Billy Yarra Valley Wine Tour.

Journey east of Melbourne through the beautiful low mountain range known as the Dandenong Ranges. Where ferns grow wild and trees tower over a colonial train track hidden in the rolling hills and steep valley forest. This region is home to the famous Puffing Billy Railway, numerous arts and craft stores and cafe’s offering delicious homemade product.

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a spectacular Yarra Valley backdrop whilst sipping premium locally grown wines. Such as famously known Dominique Portet, Yering Farm and Rochford Wines.

Family Friendly Public Toilet

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