6 days in Great Ocean Road & Cape Otway Itinerary

6 days in Great Ocean Road & Cape Otway Itinerary

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6 days in Great Ocean Road & Cape Otway Itinerary

Start: Wangaratta
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Cape Otway
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Wangaratta

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Serendip Sanctuary and then look for gifts at The Mill Markets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Point Addis Marine National Park.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Torquay vacation planner.

Wangaratta to Torquay is an approximately 4-hour car ride. October in Torquay sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

The Mill Markets, Point Addis Marine National Park, Serendip Sanctuary
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Serendip Sanctuary ©
Serendip Sanctuary
Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park
The Mill Markets ©
The Mill Markets

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 31st (Wed), stroll through Mait's Rest and then trek along Great Ocean Walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Apollo Bay trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Otway.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Trails, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

1
night
Cape Otway

Cape Otway ©
On the 1st (Thu), stroll through Great Otway National Park. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Cape Otway Lightstation and then stroll through Johanna Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Otway trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Cape Otway in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Otway

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Great Otway National Park, Johanna Beach
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Johanna Beach ©
Johanna Beach
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation

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