Melbourne to Kangaroo Island Adventure

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 11 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 15-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43664
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Melbourne, Australia
  • Ends Adelaide, Australia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Hike the beautiful Pinnacle Walk to the summit of Hanging Rock and discover sweeping views and interesting rock formations made famous by the Peter Weir film ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’.
  • Visit a social enterprise – Wildlife Wonders – and join a conservationist guide to discover the lush fern gullies, eucalypt woodlands and spectacular ocean views of the Otways region.
  • Explore Budj Bim Cultural Landscape with a Gunditijmara guide to learn about First Nations culture first-hand, discover the unique volcanic landscape and dig into a bush tucker grazing plate.
  • Tick driving the Great Ocean Road, marvelling at the 12 Apostles and hiking through Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park off your bucket list, because this road trip does it all.
  • Spend a morning with some of the island’s most delightful creatures, the colony of sea lions that have resided at Seal Bay for hundreds of years.
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, Blue Carbon Lab. Donations help them mitigate climate change by supporting restoration and protecting blue carbon in coastal wetlands.
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The tour "Melbourne To Kangaroo Island Adventure" starts in Melbourne and ends in Adelaide. It is an explorer trip that takes 11 days taking you through Apollo Bay, Adelaide, Melbourne and 4 other destinations in Australia. "Melbourne To Kangaroo Island Adventure" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

On this 11-day Aussie adventure, you’ll discover the everchanging landscapes of the south – from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island. Start in the foodie capital of Melbourne, then see Hanging Rock, Daylesford and Ballarat. Jump on the Great Ocean Road to see why this is one of the world’s most famous road trip drives and be awed by the rugged coastline, a vast ocean expanse and yellow cliffs falling into the sea. From Apollo Bay, you’ll continue the scenic drive to Warrnambool to the iconic 12 Apostles. Learn First Nations history in the Grampians, sample bush tucker and chase waterfalls with some free time to get active. Wander Adelaide and then journey to Kangaroo Island (look out for dolphins!). After meeting some penguins, kangaroos, sea lions and wallabies, you’ll learn about the local farming and art cultures before kicking back on the sandy beaches. What more could you want out of a coastal adventure?
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Melbourne / Hanging Rock / Daylesford / Ballarat
  • Day 2: Great Ocean Road / Apollo Bay
  • Day 3: Great Ocean Road / Warrnambool
  • Day 4: Budj Bim National Park / Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park
  • Day 5: Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park
  • Day 6: Stawell / Adelaide
  • Day 7: Adelaide / Kangaroo Island
  • Day 8: Kangaroo Island
  • Day 9: Kangaroo Island
  • Day 10: Kangaroo Island
  • Day 11: Kangaroo Island / Adelaide
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (10 nights)
Meals
  • 5 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Train
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Hanging Rock - Summit Walk
  • Daylesford - Sunday Market
  • Apollo Bay - Wildlife Wonders Guided Tour
  • Great Ocean Road - Scenic Drive
  • Great Ocean Road - Twelve Apostles
  • Budj Bim National Park - Bush Foods Grazing Board
  • Budj Bim National Park - Cultural Landscape Walking Tour with Local Aboriginal Guide
  • Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park - Day Walks
  • Kangaroo Island - Penguin tour
  • Kangaroo Island - Penneshaw Sculpture Trail
  • Kangaroo Island - Full-day trip to Dudley Peninsula
  • Kangaroo Island - Cape Willoughby Lighthouse
  • Kangaroo Island - Sheep Shearing & Sheep Dog Experience
  • Kangaroo Island - Honey Farm
  • Kangaroo Island - Eucalyptus Oil Distillery
  • Kangaroo Island - KI Community Gallery
  • Kangaroo Island - Full Day Trip to Emu Bay & Stokes Bay
  • Kangaroo Island - Flinders Chase NP Incl Remarkable Rocks & Admiral's Arch
  • Kangaroo Island - Seal Bay Wildlife Experience with local ranger
  • Kangaroo Island - Vivonne Bay & Little Sahara
  • Kangaroo Island - American River ‘Rebuild Independence’ Boathouse Visit
  • Kangaroo Island - American River bushwalk
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Melbourne and from Adelaide are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Melbourne to Kangaroo Island Adventure tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Melbourne to Kangaroo Island Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 18 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 July 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Melbourne to Kangaroo Island Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Melbourne to Kangaroo Island Adventure tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • This trip includes some long drives on winding roads. Travel sickness tablets are recommended for those who experience severe motion sickness.
  • Some of the best scenery on this trip will be found on hikes. So, while this trip doesn't require a high level of fitness, it’s recommended if you want to partake in all activities. Please ensure you bring sturdy walking shoes and comfortable clothes for spending time outdoors.
  • This trip includes time spent travelling in a private vehicle with your group. Extra space can be tight, and conditions may feel a little cramped. It’s all part of the adventure and a great way to get to know your fellow travellers. Please read the itinerary carefully for travel time estimates.
  • This itinerary takes in as many of the sights and experiences as possible while on Kangaroo Island. This means that there is little free time for independent exploration and plenty of distance to cover.
COVID VACCINATION POLICY
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
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