The Great Ocean Road is not only an iconic Australian destination its also known as one of the most spectacular driving routes in the world. Winding through a diverse landscape of sheer limestone cliffs, dotted with tranquil seaside towns and world-class surfing breaks.
Hike through a rainforest. Discover trails that lead to breathtaking waterfalls. Cuddle a koala. And so much more.
Choose a day trip or a leisurely road trip. Your Great Ocean Road adventure starts in Torquay and travels 244km westward to finish at Allansford near Warnambool. Here’s how to do it.
First, consider your mode of transport and how much time you have.
You can drive your car down the Great Ocean Road, but maybe you feel like being chauffered in a 70’s kombi van?
Theres nothing quite like a road trip in a kombi van. Travelling in a kombi makes you stop and reflect on what life’s about – freedom, nature, friends and escaping your day to day routine.
HIRE A KOMBI
Hire a kombi is operated by husband and wife team Alice and George. They’re passionate about kombis and they’ve thought of everything to ensure your experience is one you’ll treasure for a lifetime. Check out their sweet kombi family Applejack, Clancy, Dawson, Greta and Harriet. If you’ve always dreamt of a road trip in a fully decked out iconic 70’s kombi van, then Hire a Kombi is the only place you need to know.
Let the adventure begin.
HIRE A CAMPER VAN
IF you have a weekend or longer, hire a camper van and make it a road trip to remember. The best place in Australia to rent a camper van is Outdoorsy, they have endless rave reviews and they deserve them. You can even hire a camper van with a bathroom, shower and kitchen that sleeps 5 plus a tent for $99 a day. How cool is that!
RENT A CAR
Rentalcars.com connects you to the biggest brands in car hire. Just select your car and dates and they’llcompare 900 companies at over 60,000 locations to find you the best price guaranteed.
Book a kombi van tour
Don’t feel like driving? You’re going to love this…
Hide & Seek is operated by James & Mette, nature lovers, hikers and kombi van lovers. Their small group tours are a maximum of 8 guests and have been designed for those with wanderlust in the souls and nature in their hearts. You just have to look at their amazing reviews on trip advisor to know this will be an unforgettable tour.
Take a look at how your trip will look.
- First stop the breathtaking 12 Apostles & Gibson Steps
- A 3 km return hike to Beauchamp Falls
- The towering Californian Redwoods
- The Great Ocean Road with stops at the coastal townships of Apollo Bay & Lorne
- A visit to Kennett River to see native Australian Koalas
- Organic Fruit & Healthy Snacks
- Freshly Brewed Coffee Supreme & Organic Tea
- Entrance to Port Campbell, 12 Apostles & Great Otway National Park
- VW Caravelle – 9 seater with Air Con
- Rain Ponchos & First Aid
- Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide
- Unforgettable memories