11 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

11 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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11 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  31​h
1
Apollo Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princetown
— 3 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Torquay
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  28​h
End: London


1
day
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stop by High on Heels, take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, and then take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay attractions planner .

London, UK to Apollo Bay is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Apollo Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Trails
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout
High on Heels ©
High on Heels

3
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Princetown trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for gifts at Mailors Flat Antiques, then get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then explore the activities along Bay of Islands. On the next day, grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and then stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Warrnambool trip website .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Museums
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Split Point Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout, and then admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls. On your second day here, admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road.

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You can drive from Warrnambool to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daytime highs in Torquay are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lorne, Split Point Lighthouse
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

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