2 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

2 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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2 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
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Torquay
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Lorne
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Apollo Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Torquay online tour builder .

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. December in Torquay sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off toLorne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lorne itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Torquay to Lorne in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Lorne are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Split Point Lighthouse
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Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): hike along Great Ocean Walk, get great views at Mariners Lookout, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Apollo Bay trip planner .

Melbourne to Apollo Bay is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Trails Nature
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Wildlife Parks
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Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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