6 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

6 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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6 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princetown
— 2 nights
3
Torquay
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Christchurch

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Apollo Bay fast, fun, and easy.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Apollo Bay is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Christchurch to Apollo Bay due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): make a trip to Gibsons Steps, then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback, and finally explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Princetown sightseeing planning tool .

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 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Torquay.

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
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Torquay journey planner .

You can drive from Princetown to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Erskine Falls
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

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