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5 days 4 nights Great Ocean Road 12 apostles and Phillip Island Penguin parade farm stay tour

5 days 4  nights days Great ocean road and Phillip Island complete farm stay package tour 

Operates: daily or on request.

Day 1 –   Pick you up  from the airport or Melbourne city or your place of stay..

After pick ups we will start our  where we will take you to the City of Melbourne for a city tour or shopping tour depending on your needs, in the city tour we will take you to the famous sites like Brighton Beach house, Melbourne parliament, St Patrick Cathedral, Fitzroy Gardens, Cooks Cottage, Sporting precinct, shrine of Remembrance, Botanical Gardens,  St Kilda, Albert park, Eureka tower take you up and view the area. After the city we will start moving towards our overnight accommodation which is at Freshwater Creek near Torquay the gateway to the Great ocean road.

Overnight accommodation is a choice of many types of farm stay cottages all have their unique vibe about them and are all self contain with en suite.

Day 2: After Breakfast we head for our famous destination the mighty Great Ocean Road 12 apostles...

Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice-creamy : Great place to try local made chocolate and get a coffee with the chocolate or have something to eat, at this place there is something for everyone.

Anglesea Golf Course: we stop hear to look for local eastern Grey kangaroos so you can take great photos.

Memorial Arch (Eastern View Beach) - Indulge in spontaneous photo shoots with the historic Memorial
Arch and after walk down on the Eastern View beach and take great pics of the Loutit bay area.

Kennett River - Look for cute looking koalas!
Take photos of colourful parrots, lorikeets and keep an eye for the famous kookaburra.

Apollo Bay – Lunch time at Illuka Restaurant!
(Vegetarian, Western, Chinese and Halal food option is available.)
After lunch, explore some of the beautiful attractions of this famous town

Otway’s Rainforest (Mait’s Rest) - Guided bushwalk through this ancient temperate rainforest.
Take photos with the tallest trees on the planet! (tour option as some people may not want to walk and stay in the bus just let the driver know)

12 Apostles - Witness and be enthralled by the rugged splendor of magnificent limestone stacks
that rise majestically on Victoria’s dramatic coastline

Loch Ard Gorge - Take a walk under the shadows of towering limestone cliffs;
Click pictures of the inspiring Archway;
Explore the Dumpling Pots and the Razorback;
Or delve in the romantic tales of Australia’s much talked about shipwreck…..The Loch Ard.

London Bridge - Snap photos at the London Bridge and listen to tales of its “falling down”

Colac Or Torquay - Take a rest break/ dinner (can have a list of many choices example: western food, Chinese , Indian or Vegetarian.

Back to our farm stay accommodation at Freshwater creek.

Day 3:

After Breakfast

9 am farm tour starts where we are staying at:  feeding animals like cows and sheep etc and then a farm tour of the property. we will be there for about 2 hours on average after we then depart to Queenscliff to catch the ferry that will take us to the  Mornington Peninsula on our way we stop at sorretto  beach house boxes take photos of the beautiful boxes and beach also we will have morning tea in this area, from there we make our way to Mornington Peninsula stopping at Arthurs Lookout great views of the Mornington Peninsula then we head to pure peninsula honey for you to buy and taste manuka honey and other sorts, lunch at Merricks General Wine Store then we will head to the winery or two depending on your choice, then (During summer we will head for berry farms, cherries, strawberries also lavender farm and Ashcombe maze then just we have to head to our 2 night stay on  Phillip Island farm stay, during summer we can have enough time we can go to the Penguin parade.

tour options:  Peninsula hot springs and Dolphin Cruise and swim (own expense)

day 4:  

wake up on the farm with the farm animals after breakfast after a sleep in we will head for the pannys chocolate factory, cape Woolamai beach, Pelican feeding, then after we can go for Seafood at San Remo co op or do something different go to Rhylls trout farm where you catch it  by fishing the lake then they will process the fish for you and cook it. After we head Cowes then we do a fur cruise sea tour 1 hour cruise of the Phillip Island seeing the sights from the water then we head for the cute fur seals the boat will get up as close as safely possible. After the cruise we head back to the farm.

note:  During winter we go to the penguin parade  on day 4.

Day 5: wake up at our farm stay, we will have a farm tour learn about farm live of the locals we head for Amaz n things great place for kids to play and have a look around puzzles and games, after we head off the Island and aim for Maru Koala park where get up and close to Australian animals like kangaroos, koalas, dingoes wombats and other Australian animals. great place to have lunch as well.

After we make our back to Melbourne to finish the tour around 5 pm estimation or depends on if you have to go back to Melbourne cbd or Melbourne airport.

Please see down below different types of accommodation that would be best for you or your love ones:

accommodation: Welcome to Freshwater Creek Cottages, a selection of fully equipped cottages nestled in our beautiful Victorian countryside.

At Freshwater Creek Cottages you’ll enjoy the peaceful rural setting, with natural bush land and farming vistas on your doorstep. The cottages are part of a 50 acre property, with over 20 acres of farming paddocks that hold sheep, cows, horses and pigs.
The farm animals also share their paddocks with more than 60 kangaroos that graze freely every evening. For the adventurers who like to explore, we’re close to Torquay, Surf Coast, Great Ocean Road and Geelong City Centre.

 

 
 
 

Cottages it’s our aim to provide you the backyard you’ve always wanted. For grownups and children alike, there is something for everyone.

  • Children's play area set amongst the shady trees
  • Multiple picnic areas located throughout the property
  • Full size tennis court
  • Beach volley ball court
  • Large grassed area for soccer, football or backyard cricket
  • Children can hand feed the animals and help out on the farm
  • A romantic escape for two
  • Family holidays
  • Corporate stays
  • Group bookings up to 20 guests
  • Tour Operated Groups
  • People with disabilities
  • And we're pet friendly too, so there's no need to leave you best friend at home.
Willow Cottage
2 Bedroom Cottage  | 1 Bathroom
Bed 1 1 King Bed (2 persons)
Bed 2 2 x single bunk beds
maximum 4 persons
 
Lavender Cottage
2 Bedroom Cottage  | 1 Bathroom
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 2 2 x single bunk beds (4 persons)
maximum 6 persons
 
Rose Cottage
2 Bedroom Cottage  | 1 Bathroom
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 2 2 x single bunk beds (4 persons)
 maximum 6 persons
 
The Lodge Cottage
3 Bedroom Cottage  | 1 Bathroom
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 2 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 3 2 x single bunk beds (4 persons)
maximum 8 persons
 
Woodcutters Cottage
Studio Cottage  | 1 Bathroom
1 x Queen bed
 
Homestay:
 
Below are our Properties located in Torquay.
 
31 Pride Street
4 Bedroom House | 2 Bathrooms
Bed 1 1 x queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 2 1 x single bed 1 x single bunk bed (3 persons)
Bed 3 1 x queen bed 1 x single bunk beds (4 persons)
Bed 4 1 x queen bed (2 persons)
 
 maximum 11 persons This price includes free wifi.
 
 
18 Beach Road
5 Bedroom House | 2 Bathrooms
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 Persons)
Bed 2 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 3 1 x Queen bed (2 persons)
Bed 4 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 5 2 x single bunk beds (4 persons)
 maximum 12 persons  includes free wifi.
 
1/2a Anderson Street
6 Bedroom House | 2 Bathrooms
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 Persons)
Bed 2 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 3 1 x Queen bed (2 persons)
Bed 4 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bedroom 5 1 x single bunk bed (2 Persons)
Bedroom 6 1 x single bunk bed (2 Persons)
 maximum 12 persons includes free wifi.
 
Beachfront Cottages 22 Pride Street
 
Zeally Cottage
2 Bedroom Cottage | 1 Bathroom
Bed 1 1 x queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 2 1 x single bed 1 x single bunk bed (3 persons)
 maximum 5 persons  includes free wifi.
Bells Cottage  | 1 Bathroom
2 Bedroom Cottage
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 2 2 x single bunk beds (4 persons)
maximum 6 persons includes free wifi.
Fisho’s Cottage
3 Bedroom Cottage  | 1 Bathroom
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 3 2 x single bunk beds (4 persons)
maximum 8 persons includes free wifi.
Tour Includes:

Day 1: Morning tea, Lunch 

Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Breakfast, lunch 

Day 5: Breakfast and Lunch

Note: Morning Tea will be mix like Milo, coffee, tea and various of Juices and water.. With Biscuits or various other sorts just let us know if you have a personal preference.

6 Raydon Court | Geelong
7 Bedroom House | 3 Bathrooms | 4 Toilets
Bed 1 1 x Queen Bed (2 Persons)
Bed 2 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 3 1 x Queen bed (2 persons)
Bed 41 x Queen bed (2 persons)
Bed 5 1 x Queen Bed (2 persons)
Bed 6 1 x Queen Bed (2 Persons)
Bed 7 1 x king single bunk bed (2 persons)
maximum 14 persons   includes free wifi.
 
Breakfast Hamper Options.
Based on serving four person for two mornings.
 
Light Start Breakfast hamper
1 loaf of bread
Butter
Vegemite
Jam / Preserves
Peanut Butter
Portion of Ground coffee Beans
Selection of tea bags
Croissants
3L Milk
2 x boxes of cereal (Special K, Just Right, Cornflakes or Sultana Bran)
3L Fresh Juice
& a selection of Fresh fruit (up to 12 pieces)Healthy Start Breakfast Hamper 
1 loaf of bread
Butter
Vegemite
Jam / Preserves
Banana Bread
Portion of Ground coffee Beans
Selection of tea bags
3L Milk
8 x tubs low fat yoghurt
2 x boxes of cereal (Special K, Just Right, Cornflakes or Sultana Bran)
3L Fresh Juice
& a selection of Fresh fruit (up to 12 pieces)

Cooked Breakfast Hamper 
12 eggs,
12 sausages
12 rashers bacon
2 x tin of baked beans
Packet of mushrooms
1 loaf of bread
Butter
Vegemite
Jam / preserves
Croissants
2L Hilo Milk
3L Fresh Juices
& a selection of Fresh fruit (up to 12 pieces)

about Accommodation: 

Farm Retreat offer eco-friendly, self-contained accommodation in secluded surrounds on our 340 acre family run working farm.

Located close to both the Penguin Parade and Grand Prix Circuit, the new eco friendly farm retreats can accommodate between two and six guests. A very comfortable queen sized bed, cooking facilities, air-conditioning, heating and a smart television are some of the modern features. Free Wi-Fi internet is also provided.

Relax and unwind with spectacular rural landscape views either from inside your retreat or from your own north facing outdoor deck.

Be part of the day to day life on the farm by taking a walk at your leisure and getting close to the farm animals, the natural wildlife or simply take in the wide open spaces !!

A Hurricane Hill walk provides more stunning views from the second highest point on the Island.

Hand feed the farm animals, join 1000 free range hens in their own paddock, learn about award winning beef and innovative environmental practices.

 

Rates:

Public tour rates:

including meals, accommodation, entry fees, government fees and guide free wifi, free pick up and drop off to the airport and back. 

 private tours and family packages available. 

Groups greater than 8 people or more contact us so we can give you best rates....

Share accommodation public rates: $990 aud adult and $700 aud kid. including meals, accommodation, entry fees, government fees and guide free wifi

Halal, western, Chinese, vegetarian and seafood available.

also contact us if you have any special requirements or any questions at all about this tour.

Contact nikki: nikki@melbourneaustraliatours.com.au