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
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Anglesea
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
day
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 23rd (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk, and then explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Road.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay trip itinerary planning site .

Melbourne to Apollo Bay is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Childer's Cove, then head outdoors with The Arch, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and finally make a trip to Gibsons Steps. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Martyrs, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bay of Martyrs, Childer's Cove
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The Arch ©
The Arch
The Razorback ©
The Razorback
Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs

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night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for gifts at Evolve Lifestyle, identify plant and animal life at Russell Clark Reserve, then admire the striking features of Griffiths Island Lighthouse, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Moyne River.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Fairy online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Port Fairy takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Anglesea.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Russell Clark Reserve ©
Russell Clark Reserve
Moyne River ©
Moyne River

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night
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Point Addis Marine National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Anglesea road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Anglesea takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Anglesea

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park

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