3 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

3 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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3 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
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Melbourne
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
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Lorne
— 1 night
taxi + train:  2​h 15​min
3
Warrnambool
— 1 night
End: Melbourne

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of St. Patrick's Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, then take a stroll through Degraves Street, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne itinerary builder .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Melbourne. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lorne.

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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Fitzroy Gardens ©
Fitzroy Gardens
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 20th (Sat), take in the views from Lorne Swing Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lorne trip itinerary site .

Drive from Melbourne to Lorne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lorne can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Warrnambool.

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Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 21st (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade.

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Drive from Lorne to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Griffiths Island
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

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