5 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

5 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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5 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Cape Otway Lightstation, then stroll through Great Ocean Walk, then look for gifts at High on Heels, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Sheoak Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Kennet River Koala Walk, and then trek along Mait's Rest.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay vacation planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sheoak Falls, Kennet River Koala Walk, Cape Otway Lightstation
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then take some stellar pictures from Twelve Apostles. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Princetown trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Princetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Allansford.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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