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 30​min
1
Torquay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​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 10th (Wed), let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, then take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Road, then kick back and relax at Bells Beach, and finally stroll around Anglesea Bike Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Torquay trip maker app .

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July in Torquay, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Anglesea Bike Park
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Anglesea Bike Park ©
Anglesea Bike Park
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Attractions like Foreshore Promenade and Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Thunder point Coastal Reserve and Port Campbell precinct and foreshore. Get out of town with these interesting Warrnambool side-trips: Port Campbell (The Twelve Apostles & The Arch) and Bay of Martyrs (in Peterborough). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Logan's Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Warrnambool Breakwater, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tower Hill Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Warrnambool trip tool .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Bay of Martyrs
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Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
The Arch ©
The Arch
Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs

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