Great Ocean Road & Port Fairy Explorer – 3 Days

Geotours will carry you to our continents edge along the western Great Ocean Road for one magical day, then introduce you to volcanoes, rock pools and fine eateries in Port Fairy for two nights.

Our continent’s edge was shaped 30 million years ago during the breakup of the Gondwana Supercontinent when Australia began it’s 3000km journey north…. 6 million years ago volcanoes erupted onto the Western Victorian Plain…. 35,000 years ago a massive eruption formed Tower Hill and became part of the story written in stone and folklore.

These tours operate as scheduled and on demand anytime, subject to availability, Your journey with us starts when we pick you up in Warrnambool or Port Fairy from anywhere you nominate.  We will meet the train or planes into Warnambool. We can also customise the tour stops to suit your interests. 

Day 1 We meet you at the train in Warrnambool or at your accommodation, then head to the Cheese and Butter Factory for lunch. Next we visit iconic spots along the Great Ocean Road, followed by afternoon tea in Port Campbell. Finally, we take you to your unique beachfront accommodation in Port Fairy, via the extinct volcano Tower Hill where we’ll spot wildlife in the evening light.

Ocean Road Tour stops include:

o Bay of Islands

o The Grotto

o London Bridge

o The Arch

o Port Campbell

o Loch Ard Gorge

o Twelve Apostles

Day 2

You are free to explore Port Fairy’s cafe scene and boutique shops, or wander along its pristine beaches and Griffiths Island.

Day 3

Enjoy a lazy Port Fairy morning and then return to Warrnambool in time to catch your train to Melbourne.

Your Accommodation on Days 1 & 2

This will be Pea Soup Beach Fine Accommodation, 8 Ocean Drive Port Fairy, a modern beachfront apartment with two queen size and one single bed room. Continental breakfast is included. From here you can walk along the beach, through a park into town, or we can help with transport. The fully equipped apartment includes an outdoor courtyard with ocean views and BBQ facilities. We hope you enjoy your stay with us.

Getting to Warrnambool by Vic Rail

If you choose to come to Warrnambool by train you will find it’s a very pleasant trip through some of Victoria’s most fertile farmland.

Trains leave Southern Cross station at 7:30am, arriving in Warrnambool at 11:10 am, where we will meet you. There is also a 1 pm train leaving Southern Cross. 

Returning to Melbourne

A Vic Rail bus will return you to Warrnambool, leaving the Port Fairy Information Centre in Bank Street for your return journey at 11:20 am, or if you choose, 4:55 pm. The bus will take you to Warrnambool Station to catch your Melbourne train, scheduled to arrive back at Southern Cross Station at 3:28pm or 9:15pm if you take the later train.

Train tickets can be purchased over the phone, at major or central stations, or very easily on line – click the button below:

Booking, Price and Availability

Please call Mike or Marjorie, who will be happy to answer your questions and confirm a booking (Call 0402 215 368).  A credit card will be required to make a booking and payment in full is expected before check in.

The Deposit for this tour and accommodation package is 30% of the total cost.

Usual cost for tour and accommodation* for 2 nights excluding meals – $1200 for up to 4 people. SPECIAL OFFER, subject to availability, from May includes an extra nights accommodation for free. So you can leave Melbourne at your leisure, arrive in Port Fairy a day early and stay 3 nights. For two couples staying at Pea Soup Beach Appartment that is $300 per person for a three night stay and tour. You may also substitute, if you wish, the ocean road tour to any tour of your choice**. 

*includes a continental breakfast and transfers in Port Fairy

** other options include the “Tower Hill – Yambuk Tour” or a “Mount Eccles Volcano and Budj Bim National Park Tour”. A visit to Moyjil – Point Ritchie can also be included with any tour. 

2019 Departure Dates

DepartConcludeStart PointEnd PointTour FareAvailability
On DemandOn DemandWarrnamboolPort FairyFor 4 people $1200, SPECIAL OFFER includes 3 nights accommodationAvailable

When we have confirmed your booking please register and make a secure deposit payment ($400) by credit card with

Cancellation Policy

Cancelling less than 30 days prior to your confirmed booking will incur loss of the full Deposit. Cancellation request(s) must be in written form via email or our contact form. We trust that you understand this requirement is standard and in fairness to the accommodation provider.

If for unforeseen reason Geotours cannot proceed with a booked tour we will discuss this with you, try and re-schedule, and refund any deposit paid. We value our clients.