• Boutique Great Ocean
    Road Day Tours

    Small group, personalised service, gourmet
    lunch & dinner included

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  • New Luxury Mercedes
    Tour Buses

    Tour in style with unrivaled space, comfort & class in our new Mercedes

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  • Gourmet Lunch
    & Dinner Included

    The only tour to offer premium lunch & dinner with views

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  • Boutique Phillip Island
    Penguin Day Tours

    Get up close & personal with local wildlife
    with our Personalised Tour

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Melbourne Day Tours by Escape Discovery Adventures

At Escape Discovery Adventures we specialise in providing quality small group tours (max 11) from Melbourne designed to ensure you capture the complete Great Ocean Road experience.

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    Great Ocean Road Day Tour

    One day Great Ocean Road adventure capturing the very best nature has to offer.

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    Philip Island Penguin Experience

    Our Phillip Island Penguin Experience is all about nature… and penguins!

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    Summer Special

    Avoid the crowds with our Great Ocean Road Summer Special (limited time)

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    Cruise Ship Specials

    Our classic Great Ocean Road tour tailored to meet our cruise ship guests needs.

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    Private Luxury Touring

    Create your own Australian adventure with Escape Discovery Adventures.

Personalised, boutique, all-inclusive tours

Our all-inclusive one and two day Great Ocean Road tours from Melbourne offer fantastic value and are designed to ensure you have no more to worry about than to simply relax and just embrace what will surely be one of the highlights of your travels:

  • Our specially designed routes avoid the crowds and takes you even closer to nature for truly intimate and authentic encounters – beyond just ‘sightseeing’.
  • Informative and entertaining interpretation delves deep into the history and characters of the region to reveal its culture
  • Tours includes a gourmet bistro lunch and dinner with spectacular views prepared by the area’s best providers of regional produce.
  • A comprehensive list of inclusions means there are no annoying hidden extras and aim to add just that little bit extra to your adventure.

Trip Advisor Award Winner 5 Years Running

Welcome to one the most dramatically diverse nature experiences you are ever likely to encounter

Join us on our Great Ocean Road one and two day tours. The Great Ocean Road is truly one of the world’s most majestic touring routes – simply a ‘must see’ in your time in Melbourne.

Stretching over 300km, it offers a kaleidoscope of nature’s wonders where rugged surf beaches collide with towering ancient rainforests before yielding to the drama of the sheer limestone cliffs of the Port Campbell National Park – home to the awe-inspiring 12 Apostles – 20 million years in the making.

 

Phillip Island Tours

On Escape Discovery Adventures’ Melbourne Day Tours to Philip Island, embark on an adventure involving nature’s most fascinating creatures, including the largest local colony of little penguins.

Arriving at Phillip Island, which is just 90 minutes outside of Melbourne, the tour typically begins at the Phillip Island Nature Park, where you can hand-feed kangaroos, and enjoy close encounters with wallabies, emus, wombats and more. The day trip also encompasses excursions to the main township of Cowes, famed for its beautiful esplanade and foreshore; and the Nobbies coastal viewing centre, where you can observe the rocky home of Australia’s largest colony of fur seals.

Finally, as the sun begins to set, the delightful stars of Philip Island tours gear up for their famous daily ritual – the Penguin Parade. After a day of fishing, these endearing seabirds will return to shore. From a choice viewing spot on the beach, you will see the penguins emerge from the sea and waddle up the beach to their burrows. With rangers on hand to answer questions, this penguin island tour is one wildlife experience that should not be missed! Escape from the everyday. Discover something new. Embrace the adventure.

BREAKING NEWS!

We are very excited at EDA as we are soon to introduce a whole new range of special features to our tours and to our online experience for our guests.

We will be unveiling our brand new custom designed, class leading vehicles in the next few weeks which will provide our guests with unparalleled levels of comfort and space – unmatched in the market place. They’ve been a long time coming, but they are almost here!

Our new FACEBOOK page is now up and running (much, much more content to come) but as a welcome to our first visitors we are offering introductory specials on selected tours, so please check out the link to FB on this page to get the special codes and applicable dates for booking online!