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: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Aireys Inlet
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 15 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 14 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Warrnambool
— 15 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  8​h
End: Sydney

15
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. Get some historical perspective at Split Point Lighthouse and Cinema Point Lookout Great Ocean Road. You'll get in some beach time at Fisherman's Beach and Bells Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Aireys Inlet side-trips: Torquay (Torquay Foreshore Play Park, Surfcoastimages Gallery, & more). Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Point Addis Marine National Park. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Moggs Creek Picnic Area. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rogue Wave Brewing, make a trip to Urquhart Bluff, and stroll through Anglesea Bike Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Aireys Inlet vacation planning app .

Sydney to Aireys Inlet is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in April, plan for little chillier nights in Aireys Inlet, with lows around 11°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off toApollo Bay.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Torquay, Anglesea
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Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park
Anglesea Golf Club ©
Anglesea Golf Club
Point Impossible Surf Beach ©
Point Impossible Surf Beach

15
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Red Rock and Ocean Beach. Get outdoors at Sheoak Falls and Won Wondah & Henderson Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apollo Bay: Port Campbell (Loch Ard Gorge, The Razorback, & more), Lorne (Cumberland River, Lorne Beach, & more) and Colac (Colac Botanic Gardens, Memorial Square, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Carisbrook Waterfall, stroll through Paradise Picnic Reserve, take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Road, and play a few rounds at Apollo Bay Golf Club.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Aireys Inlet to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorne, Colac, Port Campbell, Ocean Beach
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Carisbrook Waterfall ©
Carisbrook Waterfall
Great Ocean Road ©
Great Ocean Road
Red Rock ©
Red Rock

14
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lower Glenelg National Park and Portland Botanical Gardens. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cape Nelson lighthouse and Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Discovery Bay Coastal Park in Nelson, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Nelson State Park, examine the collection at Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum, take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Gannet Colony, and brush up on your military savvy at World War II Memorial Lookout.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip app .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Portland in 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Portland are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 15th (Wed), you're off toWarrnambool.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Nelson
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Cape Nelson State Park ©
Cape Nelson State Park
Lower Glenelg National Park ©
Lower Glenelg National Park
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse

15
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Griffiths Island Lighthouse and Port Fairy Public Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and Foreshore Promenade. Get out of town with these interesting Warrnambool side-trips: Port Fairy (Port Fairy Historical Society, Russell Clark Reserve, & more), Port Campbell (Port Campbell Scenic Lookout, The Twelve Apostles, & more) and Camperdown (Anglican Benedictine Abbey of St Mark, Mt Leura lookout, & more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, stroll through Logan's Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Warrnambool Botanic Gardens, and explore the galleries of Blarney Books and Art.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Warrnambool trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Portland to Warrnambool in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Camperdown, Port Campbell
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Port Campbell precinct and foreshore ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade

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