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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip planning site .

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lorne.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Torquay Foreshore Play Park ©
Torquay Foreshore Play Park

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night
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Qdos Arts Gallery, then make a trip to Teddy's Lookout, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Sheoak Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Lorne Beach.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lorne trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Lorne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lorne can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls
Qdos Arts Gallery ©
Qdos Arts Gallery

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): look for gifts at High on Heels.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Lorne to Apollo Bay by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Otway Lightstation
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation
Bay of Apostles ©
Bay of Apostles

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hours
Port Campbell

Port Campbell
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 13th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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