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: Adelaide
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Portland
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

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Portland

Portland
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planning website .

Adelaide to Portland is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in April; daily highs in Portland reach 22°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping
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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 16th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Loch Ard Gorge, then don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, then get a taste of the local shopping with Apostle Whey Cheese, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell travel route planning website .

You can drive from Portland to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Torquay travel route builder site .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Torquay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Lorne Beach
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

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