4 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

4 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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4 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Torquay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

1
day
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.
On the 9th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse and then explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Torquay online route planner .

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Split Point Lighthouse
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Loch Ard Gorge. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then make a trip to The Grotto.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Port Campbell road trip site .

Drive from Torquay to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Otway Lightstation, Twelve Apostles
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation

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