Help conserve and explore the Great Ocean Road.

Located not far from Melbourne, The Great Ocean Road is an iconic destination in Victoria that offers historic sites as well as awe-inspiring natural beauty. This program uniquely combines conservation and travel along the most famous road-trip experience in Australia.

You will experience a variety of conservation activities in diverse coastal and inland locations. Environments you will help protect and restore include coastal sand dunes, woodlands, wetlands and other areas of important wildlife habitat. Koalas, kangaroos and emus are some of the native Australian animals you will see, while exploring a variety of National Parks and waterfalls along the way.

You will also stay in a variety of coastal towns throughout this journey and be introduced to Aboriginal culture at Tower Hill. Join to make a difference in one of Australia’s famous coastal locations for nature and heritage.

Type Indicative prices

Full packaged tour price per person for five days and four nights.



Return transfers from Melbourne (including ferry across Port Phillip Bay); 4 nights’ bunk room accommodation in shared accommodation and backpackers lodging ; Meals; Conservation activities and equipment; Visit all the famous Great Ocean Road highlights

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 25/01/19 - 02/12/19

    Mon: 08:00am - 04:00pm

Conservation Volunteers is a national, not-for-profit community based organisation that is dedicated to involving the community in practical conservation natural resource management programs. Conservation Volunteers welcomes people with a love of the outdoors and interest in the environment to take part as a volunteer.

The volunteers come from a wide range of backgrounds, such as students, professionals, international visitors and retirees. You do not need any prior skills or experience. The residential programs are open to volunteers aged 18 to 70.

Conservation Volunteers has partnered with individuals, businesses and governments in the conservation of the unique environment since 1982. In that time they have welcomed hundreds of thousands of volunteers from around Australia and across the world and supported their participation in a diversity of important projects to protect and enhance their environment.

Conservation Volunteers believe in a healthy, sustainable environment and for everyone to be involved in managing and protecting that environment. They want to attract and manage volunteers to participate in projects that protect or enhance their environment and heritage.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia
131 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, Victoria, 3008

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