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: Madrid
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Apollo Bay
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Warrnambool
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Camperdown
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Torquay
— 14 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  29​h
End: Madrid

9
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Red Rock and Colac Botanic Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Apollo Bay: Lorne (Sheoak Falls, Cumberland River, & more), Colac (Lake Corangamite, Jo's Pantry, & more) and Ocean Beach (in Nelson). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mait's Rest, admire the sheer force of Carisbrook Waterfall, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Apollo Bay holiday builder website .

Madrid, Spain to Apollo Bay is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Madrid to Apollo Bay. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Portland.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Colac, Lorne, Ocean Beach
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Great Ocean Road ©
Great Ocean Road
Red Rock ©
Red Rock
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls

11
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at World War II Memorial Lookout and Cape Nelson lighthouse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lower Glenelg National Park and Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum. When in Portland, make a side trip to see Discovery Bay Coastal Park in Nelson, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Cape Nelson State Park, admire the natural beauty at Portland Botanical Gardens, enjoy the sea views from Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse, and stop by Portland Strawberries.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Portland takes 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for Warrnambool on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Nelson
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World War II Memorial Lookout ©
World War II Memorial Lookout
Lower Glenelg National Park ©
Lower Glenelg National Park

11
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as The Arch and Blarney Books and Art. Get some cultural insight at Griffiths Island Lighthouse and Tower Hill Cemetery. Explore Warrnambool's surroundings by going to The Grotto (in Port Campbell) and Port Fairy (Codrington Wind Farm, PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET, & more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, get your game on at Mini Golf by The Sea, and kick back and relax at Foreshore Promenade.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Portland to Warrnambool in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Camperdown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Port Campbell
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
The Arch ©
The Arch
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade

11
nights
Camperdown

Camperdown ©
Camperdown is a historically significant rural town in southwestern Victoria, Australia, west of the state capital, Melbourne. Discover out-of-the-way places like Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and The Twelve Apostles. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Campbell (Port Campbell National Park, London Bridge, & more). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Leura lookout, make a trip to Anglican Benedictine Abbey of St Mark, enjoy breathtaking views from Gnotuk Lookout, and explore the activities along Lake Bullen Merri.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Camperdown vacation app .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Camperdown takes an hour. On the 5th (Fri), you're off toTorquay.

Things to do in Camperdown

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Mt Leura lookout ©
Mt Leura lookout
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore ©
The Razorback ©
The Razorback

14
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Australian National Surfing Museum and Split Point Lighthouse. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fisherman's Beach and Lower and Upper Kalimna Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Aireys Inlet (Great Ocean Road Mini Golf, Cinema Point Lookout Great Ocean Road, & more) and Lorne (The Lorne Pier, Great Ocean Road Story, & more). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Point Addis Marine National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road, enjoy the sand and surf at Point Roadknight, cruise along Great Ocean Road, and tee off at Anglesea Golf Club.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Torquay trip website .

Traveling by car from Camperdown to Torquay takes 2 hours. April in Torquay sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lorne, Anglesea, Aireys Inlet
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

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