10 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

10 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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10 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Aireys Inlet
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Lorne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Princetown
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet ©
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Anglesea Bike Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Aireys Inlet road trip planning app .

Adelaide to Aireys Inlet is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Adelaide in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Aireys Inlet, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lorne.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Torquay, Anglesea Bike Park, Barwon Park
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Australian National Surfing Museum ©
Barwon Park ©
Barwon Park

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Blakes Estate Winery, then stop by Birregurra Sunday Market, then relax in the rural setting at Tarndie, and finally admire the natural beauty at Colac Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lorne vacation builder website .

Lorne is very close to Aireys Inlet. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Colac Botanic Gardens, Tarndie, Blakes Estate Winery, Birregurra Sunday Market
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Tarndie ©
Tarndie
Colac Botanic Gardens ©
Colac Botanic Gardens

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by Bay of Apostles, then stop by High on Heels, then stop by Karmic Goat Soapworks, and finally take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Apollo Bay route website .

Drive from Lorne to Apollo Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Bay of Apostles ©
Bay of Apostles

1
night
Princetown

Princetown ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and then head outdoors with The Arch.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Princetown trip planner .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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The Arch ©
The Arch

4
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Foreshore Promenade and Thunder point Coastal Reserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Griffiths Island Lighthouse and Blarney Books and Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Hamilton (Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum, Hamilton Gallery, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Warrnambool Breakwater, kick back and relax at Logan's Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Whale Bone Studio Arts, and browse for treasures at Fletcher Jones Garden and Antiques and Collectibles Market.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Warrnambool online trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Beaches, #Museums

Side Trips

Hamilton, Port Fairy, Basalt Wines
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Griffiths Island Lighthouse ©
Griffiths Island Lighthouse
Blarney Books and Art ©
Blarney Books and Art
Nigretta Falls ©
Nigretta Falls

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