Cup Weekend 4 Day Self Guided Great Ocean Walk, 71km, accommodation, transfers, 12 Apostles, en suite room
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Location: Apollo Bay, Vic
- Product code: Melbourne Cup Weekend en suite room
SELF GUIDED Four Day Easter Itinerary - the last section of the Great Ocean Walk, 71km.
1 Nov - 5 Nov 2019
This walk is self guided walk. However, you will be shuttled with other walkers who are experiencing the same itinerary but there is no expectation that you have to walk together (unless of course you want to!)
We give you text points on the day so we have an idea of your walking pace.
Price for 1 x en suite motel room in Apollo Bay for 1 night, 1x en-suite room (shared kitchen and living room) for 2 walkers for 3 nights: $1498 per person for 2 walkers, double or twin share. (This price does not apply for 1 walker walking alone).
The walk starts in Cape Otway and ends at the iconic 12 Apostles. You stay in accommodation in a wonderful location close to the Great Ocean Walk.
- 1 night en suite motel room in Apollo Bay included on the 1 Nov, the evening before the walk commences.
- 2,3,4 Nov Accommodation in 1x en-suite room for 2 walkers, for 3 nights. (Shared kitchen and living room area). Double or twin share.
- All shuttles / transfers to complete the itinerary below.
- Bag transfer so you only carry a day pack
- All meals as listed
- Walking notes and welcome briefing
- Great Ocean Walk Map, one per 2 people walking
- Landcare flora and fauna laminates - 1 set per 2 people walking
- Cape Otway Lighthouse Ticket
- Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)
- Walking poles if requested.
Afternoon before you walk. You arrive in Apollo Bay. At 3pm you check in to your Apollo Bay accommodation (included). Welcome briefing from approx 5pm to 7pm. Welcome briefing
from approx 5pm to 7pm. (You supply your evening meal. You are close to cafes/restaurants).
We will hand you your map, walk notes, epirb, lighthouse tickets. We will brief you on your walk
and answer any questions you may have.
Day 1 2/11 Cape Otway to Castle Cove – 17.5km
AM We meet you at your accommodation in Apollo Bay.
(No breakfast included. You are close to cafes. Bakery opens from 6.30am). Pack lunch included.
Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements/ food allergies we need to consider.
Transfer to Cape Otway Lighthouse. Lighthouse Tickets included.
After you visit the Lighthouse (approx 1 hour to 1 1/2 duration) you walk to Castle Cove.
PM Transfer to your accommodation. (Will we give you text points on the day so we have an idea of your walking pace).
Dinner & dessert included. Alcohol not included. You may bring your own for the duration of your walk and we will transfer it to the accommodation for you, along with your luggage. (You walk only with a day pack).
3/11 Castle Cove to Milanesia Gate – 16km
AM Transfer to Castle Cove from your accommodation
You walk to Milanesia Gate.
PM Transfer to your accommodation.
Continental Breakfast, pack lunch & dinner/dessert included.
Day 3 4/11 Milanesia Gate to The Gables – 18km
AM Transfer to Milanesia Gate from your accommodation
You walk to The Gables.
PM Transfer to your accommodation. Continental Breakfast, pack lunch & dinner/dessert included.
Day 4 5/11 The Gables to Twelve Apostles – 19.5km
AM Transfer to The Gables from your accommodation
You walk to The 12 Apostles
PM Transfer to Apollo Bay. Approx return to Apollo Bay 5.30pm.
Continental Breakfast, pack lunch included. No dinner included.
Walk 91 recommend that you prepare/ train for the walk (it can be difficult if you are not fit) and to study the times and km's allocated each day. Please note that if you start walking and are having trouble completing the distances we can shorten the walk distances where we are able, but cannot promise the exact times we will pick you as this will be difficult to plan for in advance (so we kindly ask for your patience on the day and we will do our very best to look after you!).
Please wear appropriate clothing, comfortable walking shoes or boots and bring a 2 litre water bottle.
The cheapest way to arrive here in Apollo Bay without a car is to use the v-line service.The train from Melbourne Southern Cross stops at Geelong. The bus to Apollo Bay waits for the train to arrive at Geelong train station. This is an easy service to use and costs under $30.00. Please ask for details if you need help planning this.