Embark on a 5-Day Great Ocean Walk Odyssey! Great Ocean Walk with Australian Geographic Travel. Over five days, explore diverse landscapes, from sandy shores to ancient rainforests, discover inland gems and encounter wildlife in their natural habitat. Immerse yourself in rich maritime history, witness the grandeur of the 12 Apostles and contribute to conservation efforts with hands-on Conservation Activities in partnership with Wildlife Wonders and the Conservation Ecology Centre. With expert local guidance, this adventure seamlessly blends exploration, education, and relaxation.
You will enjoy a unique experience that blends a Nature and Wildlife Discovery Tour with hands-on Conservation Activities in partnership with Wildlife Wonders and the Conservation Ecology Centre. During the Nature and Wildlife Discovery experience, an intimate 75-minute tour, your conservationist guide will give you exclusive insights into the lives of some of the more elusive and rarely seen animals who call the Otways home. Conservation Activities involve habitat restoration projects at Cape Otway, providing tools and instruction for a half day experience not to be missed! This immersive program not only connects you with nature but actively contributes to the preservation of the Otways, aligning with Australian Geographic Travels commitment to sustainable travel and unforgettable journeys with a purpose. Together with Wildlife Wonders and the Conservation Ecology Centre, we invite you to appreciate nature's wonders, and help secure the future of this extraordinary region. Why Wildlife Wonders? Wildlife Wonders' mission is to engage our community with nature and actively contribute to wildlife conservation across the region. In the heart of the Otways, many species on the brink of extinction elsewhere in Australia find sanctuary. However, without decisive action, these unique creatures and their habitats could be lost forever. All profits generated by Wildlife Wonders directly support the crucial work of the Conservation Ecology Centre. This support facilitates critical research and on-ground initiatives addressing urgent conservation challenges in the Otways. The Conservation Ecology Centre envisions a healthy and resilient Otways, cared for in perpetuity.
A SCENIC DRIVE ALONG THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD & GUIDED WALKING TOUR AROUND WILDLIFE WONDERS - 1.4km
We'll pick you up in the heart of Melbourne CBD, where you can hand your bags to our friendly driver for secure storage in our trailer. Enjoy a scenic journey along the iconic Great Ocean Road, soaking in breath-taking views along the way. Arrive in Apollo Bay with plenty of time for lunch and a leisurely stroll around the foreshore or along the sandy beach. The choice is yours! Indulge in your preferred lunch spot - whether it's fish and chips by the harbour, pizza at the Distillery, or a famous scallop pie from the local bakery. Apollo Bay offers a variety of cafes, ensuring you fuel up for the adventure ahead. Take a memorable group photo at the trailhead of the Great Ocean Walk followed by a visit to Mariners Lookout in Apollo Bay for a fantastic view of the town and harbour. Enjoy a seamless transfer to Wildlife Wonders for a magical 75-minute tour with a passionate conservation expert. The tour leads through the magical Otways bushland, where you’ll discover lush tree fern gullies, explore eucalypt woodlands and marvel at spectacular ocean vistas. Followed by a lovely dinner at your accommodation, the iconic Cape Otway Lighthouse- the perfect way to cap off day one, the start of your coastal exploration. Walking distance today: 1.4km, easy.
BLANKET BAY TO THE LIGHTHOUSE & EXPLORE THE LIGHTHOUSE PRECINCT & CONSERVATION ECOLOGY CENTRE - 10.5km
LIGHTHOUSE TO AIRE & TOUR OF THE REDWOODS & WATERFALL - 13km
MILANESIA GATE TO MOONLIGHT HEAD CARPARK - 12km
TOUR OF WRECK BEACH & WALK FROM PRINCETOWN TO THE 12 APOSTLES VIA GIBSON STEPS BEACH - 10km