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
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 23rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Logan's Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. On the next day, browse the fresh offerings at PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET, explore the galleries of Whale Bone Studio Arts, then view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, then examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and finally view the masterpieces at Ngatanwarr Mural.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool route maker app .

Melbourne to Warrnambool is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Blarney Books and Art ©
Blarney Books and Art
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

2
nights
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 25th (Sun), cruise along The Great Ocean Road and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, then look for gifts at Great Escape Books, and then kick back and relax at Bells Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay visit planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Erskine Falls, Great Escape Books
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Spas

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