Warrnambool Tours

Full Day

Discover local secrets with Warrnambool Tours – a locally based small tour business that will give you an engaging and relaxing experience exploring the beauty of Warrnambool and surrounds, The Shipwreck Coast and the famous Great Ocean Road.

Sit back in the air conditioned comfort of the spacious 12 seater Mercedes Bus and take in the spectacular views. Take in the breathtaking beaches and coastal surrounds while discovering the history and local secrets and stories of the beautiful region.

Choose from a variety of tour packages, which offer the opportunity to explore the unique region and rugged Victorian coastline. Features such Southern Right Whales, Middle Island (home of the Little Penguins and Maremma Dogs), native wildlife at Tower Hill Reserve, Warrnambool Breakwater Precinct, famous 12 Apostles, London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge, and a whole lot more.

Experience great local sites with great local guides and great local stories, Warrnambool Tours – tour with a local.


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The Warrnambool Wanderer Tour takes you to main attractions including the Botanical Gardens, Warrnambool Racecourse – home to The Grand Annual Steeplechase and famous May Race Carnival.

Crossing the Hopkins River, you will venture to Logan’s Beach Southern Right Whale Nursery for some whale watching (June to September) or beach viewing. Another highlight of the Warrnambool Wanderer Tour includes a visit to Gutsy the Wombat who has had a whopping 50 million views on Facebook.

The tour stops at the historical Fletcher Jones Gardens where you will get to explore the vintage markets or just take in your surroundings.

The next stop is Thunder Point where you can undertake a short coastal walk. Keep an eye out for the Little Penguins as you view Middle Island from the boardwalk. Hear the touching story of Oddball, a Maremma Dog that gained international fame by guarding the resident penguin colony.

Finally, explore the Warrnambool Breakwater Precinct before returning to the Visitor Centre.

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The tour begins with a visit to the historic township of Koroit. An area full of Irish heritage which is well known for its potato crops grown in the rich volcanic soil.

The views coming into Tower Hill provide spectacular photo opportunities. See if you can spot the lost Mahogany ship on the horizon.

Tower Hill is a thriving nature reserve located in the crater of a dormant volcano. Emus, koalas, kangaroos and wallabies and ample bird life call Tower Hill home. You may wish to explore the various short bush walks or chill out and have a coffee while observing some native wildlife and learn about the local Indigenous culture at the Worn Gundidj Visitor Centre.

Returning back to Warrnambool in time for a spot of shopping in the CBD or maybe explore the amazing Street Art Warrnambool has to offer.

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Sit back in luxury and relax with Warrnambool Tours as you discover the spectacular coastline that is beyond famous 12 Apostles.

Australia’s Shipwreck Coast forms a part of the stunning Great Ocean Road, which extends along the South West Victorian Coastline. It is truly Mother Nature at her best – with spectacular waves, rugged cliffs and rock formations. But it’s the rich history that makes the Shipwreck Coast such a fascinating place.

Drive through the countryside past dairy farms while you make your way via the popular coastal town of Port Campbell to the iconic London Bridge, the Grotto, Bay of Martyrs, Bay of Islands and one of the Great Ocean Roads best kept secrets Childers Cove, stay away from the crowds but not the spectacular coastline.

Here you can walk to the Cove where you are surrounded by limestone cliffs, walk along the beach and marvel at the beauty of the location. Return back to Warrnambool in time to enjoy the local eateries, a spot of shopping or explore Warrnambool’s Street Art Trail.

This tour offers one way travel between Port Campbell and Warrnambool which is ideal for Great Ocean Walk participants wanting to continue further.

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Sit back in luxury in the spacious Mercedes Sprinter and let Warrnambool Tours take the stress out of trying to navigate to the famous and very popular 12 Apostles.

Warrnambool Tours’ Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge Tour combines the best elements of the rural countryside and the rugged coast on the way to the spectacular Twelve Apostles. View this amazing wonder of the world and tick it off you bucket list.

The Loch Ard Gorge is your next destination. Be in awe as you take in your surrounds – towering limestone structures and aqua blue waters that make it impossible to resist walking along the beach where the two surviving passengers were washed ashore in 1878 or taking photos of this stunning location.

After spending time at Loch Ard Gorge you will make your way to the popular coastal town of Port Campbell, where you can purchase the best local fish and chips before returning to Warrnambool to experience the nightlife of a regional city.

This tour offers one way travel (shuttle) between Warrnambool and Port Campbell which is ideal for train travellers.

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See the spectacular Coastline from the 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Road all the way to Warrnambool taking you to some secluded spots that other buses cannot access.

Tour leaves from Warrnambool at 9:00am with pick ups at Port Campbell and Princetown (by arrangement and returns you to Warrnambool dropping you at your accommodation or the Warrnambool Railway Station in time for the evening train back to Melbourne.

If you have done the Great Ocean Walk and want to continue or if you want a full day exploring the Coast this Tour is for you.

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When Fiona Van Kempen owner of Warrnambool Tours had her first business Smoko Express, she spent every weekend of the whale season at Logans Beach with her food van. Over those years Fiona made friends with many whale enthusiasts.

Let Fiona share with you the knowledge from these experts and the many stories of the remarkable actions of the Southern Right Whales she has encountered in that time. Get on board Warrnambool Tours Whale Express and spend an hour whale spotting with the advantage of supplied binoculars keep an eye out dolphins and seals who also share the waves. Do not miss out, call Fiona to secure your seat – maximum 11 seats per trip.

Although whale sightings are likely, they cannot be guaranteed. On this tour you will be viewing these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat and there are days when they are not feeling social (especially before bearing their calf) if this happens please take in the natural beauty of this spectacular coastline.

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