15 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Lorne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Camperdown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mait's Rest and Mariners Lookout. Explore Lorne's surroundings by going to Great Ocean Walk (in Apollo Bay) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). Make the 29th (Thu) an awe-inspiring day at Lorne Beach. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lorne attractions app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lorne is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lorne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August: high temperatures in Lorne hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Camperdown.

Things to do in Lorne

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
nights
Camperdown

Camperdown ©
Camperdown is a historically significant rural town in southwestern Victoria, Australia, west of the state capital, Melbourne. On the 30th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, then shop like a local with Apostle Whey Cheese, and finally get your bearings at Courthouse Camperdown. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Camperdown trip tool .

Traveling by car from Lorne to Camperdown takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Camperdown

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve and Bay of Islands. Bring the kids along to Logan's Beach and Thunder point Coastal Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Warrnambool: PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET (in Port Fairy) and Port Campbell (The Grotto & Gibsons Steps). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, enjoy the sand and surf at Foreshore Promenade, head off the coast to Griffiths Island, and choose your vessel at Lake Pertobe Motor Boats.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Warrnambool day trip site .

Drive from Camperdown to Warrnambool in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Port Fairy
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore hidden gems such as A Maze'N Things and Art Gallery of Ballarat. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat) and National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip builder app .

Fly from Warrnambool to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ballarat, A Maze'N Things, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Churchill Island
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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