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: Auckland
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Auckland

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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 3rd (Thu), explore the galleries of Surfcoastimages Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay day trip app .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Torquay is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Auckland Central, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Torquay, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Surfcoastimages Gallery ©
Surfcoastimages Gallery

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 5th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell day trip planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

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Twelve Apostles
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 6th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature
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