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
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

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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
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls

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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

Trails Parks 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 Nature Outdoors
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