60 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

60 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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60 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  28​h
1
Torquay
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Warrnambool
— 14 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
3
Princetown
— 14 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kennett River
— 16 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: London

12
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.
Attractions like Bells Beach and Point Impossible Surf Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Aireys Inlet (Rogue Wave Brewing & Split Point Lighthouse). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, buy something for everyone on your list at Surf City Plaza, see the interesting displays at Australian National Surfing Museum, and let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Torquay road trip planner.

London, UK to Torquay is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from London in March, you will find days in Torquay are warmer (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). You will leave for Warrnambool on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Aireys Inlet
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Point Impossible Surf Beach ©
Point Impossible Surf Beach
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

14
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground and Logan's Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Warrnambool side-trips: Port Fairy (Codrington Wind Farm, Griffiths Island Lighthouse, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, make a trip to The Artery, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and get some jogging in at Foreshore Promenade.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Warrnambool trip maker website .

You can drive from Torquay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. You will leave for Princetown on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach

14
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Kids will enjoy Loch Ard Gorge and Wreck Beach. Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Princetown trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Warrnambool to Princetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Kennett River on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Wreck Beach
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

16
nights
Kennett River

Kennett River ©
Kennett River is a small seaside town in Victoria, Australia.Situated 174km west of Melbourne, on the Otway Coast part of the scenic Great Ocean Road, Kennett River is a popular tourist destination 27km from the resort town of Lorne, Victoria.HistoryThe river running through the town was named by surveyor George Smythe after the River Kennet in Berkshire, England.In 1882 Alex MacLennan was, with his cousins the MacReas, looking for an area suited to farming and fishing, and chose this site, west of the MacRea's chosen site, which he named The Kennet. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lorne Beach and Kennet River Koala Walk. Explore Kennett River's surroundings by going to Lorne (Cora Lynn Cascades Walk, Erskine Falls, & more), Apollo Bay (Karmic Goat Soapworks, Apollo Bay Golf Club, & more) and Colac (Memorial Square, Colac Botanic Gardens, & more). Make the 21st (Sun) an awe-inspiring day at Won Wondah & Henderson Falls. There's much more to do: make a trip to Teddy's Lookout, take in the exciting artwork at Qdos Arts Gallery, take in the dramatic scenery at Sheoak Falls, and take some stellar pictures from Cape Patton Lookout.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kennett River trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Princetown to Kennett River in 2 hours. April in Kennett River sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Kennett River

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorne, Apollo Bay, Colac, Wongarra
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Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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