6D5N Twelve Apostles Eco Walk

Experience the iconic Great Ocean Road and traverse the most picturesque sections of the Great Ocean Walk with expert guides. Witness a stunning diversity of flora and fauna at the dramatic rock pillars of the Twelve Apostles. Stay overnight at the eco-chic walking lodge and have daily walking itineraries tailored to their particular needs. Return to Melbourne and relax with a private tour to the Yarra Valley – Victoria’s premier wine region.

Exceptional Experiences:

  • Traverse the most picturesque sections of the Great Ocean Walk with expert guides
  • Go on a scenic helicopter flight over the Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and Port Campbell
  • Enjoy a private tour to Victoria’s premier wine region, the Yarra Valley
  • Meet local characters and sample wine from boutique wineries while also enjoying a ‘behind the scenes’ barrel tasting with one of the region’s most recognised winemakers.

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Itinerary:

DAY 1: MELBOURNE - JOHANNA (L/D)

Depart Singapore and touch down in Melbourne, Australia. Meet your local guide and they will seamlessly whisk you to your awaiting vehicle. Your three-hour transfer from Melbourne brings you to your walking lodge in Johanna. Settle in with morning tea and meet your walking guides prior to gearing up for your first trek. Transfer by vehicle and start your walk-in Castle Cove.

Following the dramatic cliff line, pass through Dinosaur Cove and Rotten Point, and pause in a scenic location for a picnic lunch. Continue through grass-tree forests and melaleucas to Johanna. Finish with a 2km meander along Johanna Beach, a river crossing and a 3km walk back to the lodge, where a foot spa, glass of wine and chef-prepared meal await.

Note: Total walking distance is approximate 11km

Accommodation: 5* Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk

 

DAY 2: JOHANNA - MOONLIGHT HEAD (B/L/D)

Today’s terrain is wilder and more diverse. You will traverse farmland and amble down country lanes before heading through Manna Gum and stringybark forests to the beautiful Milanesia Beach. Climb up the ridge and continue along the hillside for a rewarding coastal view over Milanesia. A further ascent west leads to a fabulous vista of Cape Otway with panoramic views

Note: Total walking distance is approximate 20km

Accommodation: 5* Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk

 

DAY 3: MOONLIGHT HEAD - PRINCETOWN (B/L/D)

Transfer back to Moonlight Head to commence your walk today. The first part winds through a tunnel of forest that leads to The Gables Lookout. The itinerary for the remainder of the day is dependent on tides but will include a spectacular picnic spot and an afternoon of stunning coastal views, finishing with a flat gentle walk into Princetown.

Note: Total walking distance is approximate 17km

Accommodation: 5* Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk

 

DAY 4: PRINCETOWN - MELBOURNE (B/L/D)

Relax and make the most of your final morning at the lodge. After breakfast, you are transferred to the small coastal village of Princetown to begin the last dramatic stage of the walk – an 8km hike to the striking rock formations of the Twelve Apostles, one of Australia’s premier natural attractions.

Transfer to the nearby helipad where you are whisked away on an exhilarating 10-minute scenic helicopter flight over the Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and Port Campbell – a fabulous finale!

Enjoy lunch at Port Campbell and take the opportunity for a shower before your transfer back to Melbourne. Enjoy two nights at the luxurious Park Hyatt to rest your weary feet.

Accommodation: 5* Park Hyatt Melbourne

 

DAY 5: MELBOURNE (B/L/D)

Today, enjoy a private tour to Victoria’s premier wine region, the Yarra Valley. As one of Australia’s leading winemaking regions, the short drive (approx. one hour) makes it an ideal destination for a day trip.

With a picturesque backdrop of the Yarra Ranges enjoy a 2-course lunch of the finest regional produce with matching estate wine. Meet local characters and sample wine from boutique wineries while also enjoying a ‘behind the scenes’ barrel tasting with one of the region’s most recognised winemakers.

Accommodation: 5* Park Hyatt Melbourne

 

DAY 6: MELBOURNE (B)

This morning before check out, enjoy a 60-minute massage at Park Hyatt’s Park Club Day Spa.

 

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Please note: This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of what to expect on the tour but is not set in stone. What we actually do on a given day is flexible and can be tailored based on the interests of the group.


This itinerary and its package inclusions might be changed later in time, subject to availability.

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