22 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

22 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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22 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Baden-Baden
Fly:  35​h
1
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Camperdown
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Torquay
— 7 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: Baden-Baden

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Apollo Bay side-trips: Colac (Colac Botanic Gardens & Red Rock). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Great Ocean Walk, tee off at Apollo Bay Golf Club, stroll through Mait's Rest, and admire all the interesting features of Karmic Goat Soapworks.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Apollo Bay trip tool .

Baden-Baden, Germany to Apollo Bay is an approximately 35-hour flight. Traveling from Baden-Baden to Apollo Bay, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Colac
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Fishing Charters & Tours
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. Venture out of the city with trips to Nelson (Lower Glenelg National Park & Discovery Bay Coastal Park). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Cape Nelson lighthouse, admire the majestic nature at Cape Nelson State Park, learn about all things military at World War II Memorial Lookout, and look for gifts at Portland Strawberries.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portland journey site .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Portland in 4 hours. November in Portland sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Nelson
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Cape Nelson State Park ©
Cape Nelson State Park
Lower Glenelg National Park ©
Lower Glenelg National Park
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Logan's Beach and Foreshore Promenade. Change things up with a short trip to The Grotto in Port Campbell (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, explore the activities along Bay of Islands, don't miss a visit to The Artery, and head off the coast to Griffiths Island.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Warrnambool online vacation planner .

You can drive from Portland to Warrnambool in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Camperdown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Grotto, Griffiths Island
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Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve

3
nights
Camperdown

Camperdown ©
Camperdown is a historically significant rural town in southwestern Victoria, Australia, west of the state capital, Melbourne. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Campbell (London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge, & more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Robert Burns Statue and get a sense of history and politics at Courthouse Camperdown.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Camperdown attractions site .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Camperdown takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Camperdown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

7
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Lorne Beach and Torquay Front Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Torquay: Split Point Lighthouse (in Aireys Inlet) and Lorne (Lorne Swing Bridge, Teddy's Lookout, & more). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Point Addis Marine National Park. And it doesn't end there: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Road, look for all kinds of wild species at Taylor Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach.

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Getting from Camperdown to Torquay by car takes about 2 hours. In November in Torquay, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lorne, Split Point Lighthouse, Point Addis Marine National Park
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park

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