Hit the road west out of Melbourne and uncover the spectacular natural attractions of the Great Ocean Road and Grampians National Park on this 3-day return loop in and out of Victoria's state capital. Watch surfers carving up the waves of iconic Bells Beach and spy koalas nibbling on gum trees along Kennett River. Wind through the Otways National Park, past lush farmlands and idyllic fishing towns to the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Learn about the history and customs of the Grampians' traditional owners at the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre and hike out to Mackenzie Falls, the Pinnacles, The Balconies and Reeds Lookout before returning to cosmopolitan Melbourne.

Highlights

Admire the sweeping coastal vistas of the Great Ocean Road

Peer down on the eight remaining limestone stacks of The Twelve Apostles

Hear about local indigenous culture at the Brambuk Aboriginal Cultural Centre in the Grampians

Hike out to the Grampians National Park's main attractions – The Pinnacles, The Balconies, Mackenzie Falls and Reeds Lookout