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: Canberra
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 45​min
1
Warrnambool
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Princetown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Aireys Inlet
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Canberra

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Warrnambool trip planner .

Canberra to Warrnambool is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Griffiths Island
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

1
night
Princetown

Princetown ©
On the 16th (Wed), get some fabulous bargains at Apostle Whey Cheese, then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Princetown journey maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Warrnambool to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Aireys Inlet.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Apostle Whey Cheese ©
Apostle Whey Cheese

2
nights
Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet ©
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Lorne Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aireys Inlet tour planning website .

You can drive from Princetown to Aireys Inlet in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Lorne
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:
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Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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