Selecting A Tour For Your Adventure In Australia

There is so much to see and do around the Melbourne area and doing so via hiking and backpacking is something you will never forget having taken part in. Selecting a tour for your first adventure can be difficult as there are so many to choose from. The good news though is that you will be able to schedule more of them in the future. You may not be sure what to expect this time around but the reviews of such tours are so good you can’t help but schedule one for your holiday!

What Do You Wish to See?

This area around Melbourne is amazing, and there are trails that take you through some of the best landscapes around. You can see waterfalls, wildlife, flowers, and amazing scenery in all directions. You can breathe in the clean area and feel refreshed and alive as you hike the trails. You can choose an excursion for 3 days or one that lasts up to 8 days. The levels of fun and excitement are up to you. Keep in mind that some areas are harder to hike than others. That may influence where you decide to go.

One of the best tours you can consider is the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne. Such tours involve riding a bus part of the time and hiking the remainder of the time. You will be able to see the ocean, observe the kangaroos, and explore Great Otway National Park. These are just a few of the highlights offered on such a tour. The specifics will depend on how many days you schedule and whom you schedule them with.


The cost involved in taking such a tour through areas of Melbourne is lower than most people think. The overall cost will depend on what you choose to do, but be assured there is something out there to fit your budget. You can plan such a tour with friends, family, or alone. The tours are for small groups and you will find it is fun to get to know some new people along the way.

If you want upgrades, they do cost more. However, you can keep the cost very affordable by forgoing them. Of course, there may be a certain perk on such a tour you really want to treat yourself to. By all means, you should do so without giving it a second thought! Some of the tours offer a helicopter ride or other perks along the way.

What to Expect

You can expect such a tour to move along at a good pace. You will have plenty of time for observing at the various locations. You will be hiking a distance but you will have ample time to enjoy your surroundings and take many breaks. You will have comfortable accommodations for the night and delicious food supplied for your meals.

You will be able to see many areas of Melbourne up close and personal in a way you never knew you could. You will have experienced guides with you who know the area and can help you with any concerns you may have. This is an adventure that you will never forget and you will be ready to plan another holiday soon after you return.