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:  1​h 15​min
1
Torquay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Princetown
— 3 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Warrnambool
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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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 7th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Torquay trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 8th (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

3
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Grotto, then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Princetown journey planner.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

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day
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 11th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, then examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

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