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 and have sense of adventure.

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.

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$150

Enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives with Autopia Great Ocean Road Tours. Leaving Melbourne you will travel along the Surf Coast highway enjoying the view 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).

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Family Friendly

$150

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 70 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.

HIGHLIGHTS
● Rise early to spend a day relaxing at the Peninsula Hot Springs without the crowds
● Peninsula Hot Springs is an award-winning natural hot spring and day spa destination on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula
● Relax and rejuvenate in the natural hot mineral waters which flow into this tranquil coastal oasis, creating the perfect social bathing experience
● 3 hours to explore over 70 globally-inspired bathing experiences including the cave pool, reflexology walk, Turkish steam bath (Hamam), sauna, cold plunge pools, family bathing area, massaging showers and our signature hilltop pool, with stunning 360-degree views of the region.

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Family Friendly Non Smoking

$165

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.

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: The National Park and Cultural Centre, and then enjoy lunch (at your own expense) in Halls Gap. 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.

Disabled Access

From $150 to $185

Calling all tastebud explorers for a one-day perfect combo, of travel and taste, as you sample your way through the stunningly exquisite Yarra Valley. While wine is a big part of that historically, these days you can delight in a plethora of options including fresh local produce, chocolate and learning about the process of Australian winemaking. As you get to sip award-winning vino and ciders, whilst chatting with the person who made it whilst being surrounded by spectacular landscapes and vineyard views.

Guests will have the pleasure of visiting three boutique wineries and cellar-door estates, such as St Huberts, Yering Farm and Medhurst Wines. In some cases, the itinerary and winery stops will need to be modified due to unforeseen circumstances, such as group sizes, special events and cellar-door closures.

They’ve added free time in Healesville, for guests to grab lunch (own expense) and explore the gateway town to the Yarra Valley. This tour has been designed for our guests to be able to see the Yarra Valley through local eyes rather than being shuttled from one winery to another.

Disabled Access

$170

Join in on the scenic drive to this magical winter wonderland. This family-friendly mountain resort guarantees a memorable experience of action and adventure. Visit Lake Mountain, Melbourne’s closest snow resort, with its picturesque chalets overlooking the mountains surrounded by miles of cross-country ski tracks and toboggan fields. Make a snowman, try tobogganing, take a cross-country ski lesson or just throw some snowballs!

The bus drives right up to the snow so there’s no need to take any ski lifts or transfer buses. Once on the mountain, you’ll have 3 hours to marvel at the beauty and revel in snow play, jump on the thrilling tube run, shoot down exhilarating toboggan slopes and explore the network of world-class cross-country ski trails.

When you’re done with the snow, you’ll visit the stunning Steavenson Waterfall in Marysville, some of the tallest in Victoria, before getting your taste buds tingling with a stop off at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery.

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Family Friendly

$135

See the amazing Shipwreck Coast at Sunset! 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, we follow the Great Ocean Road Sunset Tour alongside some of southern Australia’s most beautiful surf beaches, with awesome photo opportunities and Australian wildlife encounters. Visiting the stunning Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery, where you enjoy the delicious complimentary chocolate samples.

You then follow the twists and turns of the breath-taking Great Ocean Road enjoying spectacular coastal photo opportunities. Stop off to search for native wildlife before traveling onto the seaside town of Apollo Bay. You will have time to purchase lunch before we continue the journey. Driving through rolling hills of the Otway National Park, we head towards Port Campbell National Park and hear some of the tragic tales about the shipwreck coast and view remarkable rock formations at Loch Ard Gorge.

The final stop of the day is the awe-inspiring 12 Apostles to watch the sun sinking behind these stunning rock formations. En route back to Melbourne you stop off at the township of Colac for dinner (not included).

Disabled Access

$165

Get up close with a host of Australian wildlife, see the fantastic coastline of Phillip Island and then witness one of Australia’s most spectacular wildlife experiences as hundreds of tiny penguins waddle ashore! You’ll also get the chance to get up close to koalas in their natural habitat and enjoy the spectacular rugged beauty of Phillip Island.

We begin our day with a stop at the Phillip Island Koala Conservation Reserve, where you’ll be making some new friends with our local Australian animals as you stroll along the boardwalk trails in natural woodlands in search of koalas. Phillip Island is famous for its natural beauty, stunning beaches, rugged cliffs, and unique wildlife it’s then to the western end of the island to the Nobbies. Experience the majestic rocky coast and views of an Australian fur seal colony and spot wild wallabies and native birds on a back road journey to the main show at the Penguin Parade. There is no better ecotourism attraction in the world than the Penguin Parade Visitor Cente, where guests can learn more about penguins and wildlife conservation. Before witnessing the world’s smallest penguins emerge from the sea and waddle ashore at sunset.

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Family Friendly

From $395 to $535

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.

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Family Friendly

From $395 to $535

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 for you to do some koala spotting and listen to the abundant birdlife before freetime 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.

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Family Friendly

From $565 to $945

Spend an amazing three days travelling along the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park adventure tour. Visit some stunning places including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Mackenzie Falls, Halls Gap, and some other magnificent sights throughout the region. Return to Melbourne arriving early evening.

Journey along the National Heritage Listed Great Ocean Road, see the Memorial Arch. Reconnect with nature on a rainforest walk through the lush Great Otway National Park. Be blown away by panoramic views of the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge beach. Enrich your cultural awareness of those who came before at Tower Hill Conservation Wildlife Reserve. Guaranteed Australian wildlife sightings in their natural habitat ie. kangaroos, emus, echidnas and koalas. Explore the rugged bush landscape of the Grampians National Park. Capture the views from Reed’s, Boroka and The Balconies Lookout. Impressive hike to the summit of the Pinnacle Lookout. Cool off at the base of MacKenzie waterfalls.

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From $565 to $945

Spend an amazing 3 days travelling along the Great Ocean Road Grampians National Park adventure tour on Route to Adelaide. Visit some stunning places including the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Mackenzie Falls, Halls Gap and some other magnificent sights throughout the region. Travelling through to Adelaide
arriving early evening.

HIGHLIGHTS
● Overland adventure from Melbourne to Adelaide
● Take a journey along the National Heritage Listed Great Ocean Road
● Checkout the pristine surf beaches and seaside town of Apollo Bay, spot Southern Right Whales (Jun-Sep)
● Rainforest walk in Great Otway National Park
● Be blown away by the beauty of the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge & Razorback
● Uncover the wonders of Tower Hill Conservation Reserve an ancient volcano streaming with wildlife
● Explore the rugged wilderness of the Grampians National Park and guided scenic bush trails
● Spectacular Reed’s & Boroka Lookout views and MacKenzie waterfalls
● Learn about our Indigenous culture at Brambuk Cultural Centre
● Australian Wildlife sightings ie. kangaroos,
emus, echidnas & koalas

Disabled Access

From $575 to $755

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; 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.

HIGHLIGHTS
● Embrace the Great Ocean Road at your leisure and escape the crowds
● Take in the sunset splendor of the iconic 12 Apostles
● Visit landmarks along the Great Ocean Road that aren’t seen on regular tours
● Explore an extinct volcano full of native Aussie wildlife
● Take a guided Aboriginal cultural nature walk
● Walk along a section of the Great Ocean Walk
● See the enormous limestone monoliths and coastline from beach level at Gibson Steps
● Instagrammable moments amongst the Redwoods of the Otways

Disabled Access

$165

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 avoids 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 light lunch before returning to Melbourne.

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