7 days in Apollo Bay & Melbourne Itinerary

7 days in Apollo Bay & Melbourne Itinerary

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7 days in Apollo Bay & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Great Ocean Walk, Cape Otway Lightstation, London Bridge, and other attractions you added. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mait's Rest and Karmic Goat Soapworks. Take a break from Apollo Bay with a short trip to The Twelve Apostles in Port Campbell, about 1h 15 min away.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Apollo Bay tour planning tool .

Melbourne to Apollo Bay is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Melbourne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Cape Otway Lightstation
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Karmic Goat Soapworks ©
Karmic Goat Soapworks

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've added Melbourne Central, Queen Victoria Market, Hosier Lane, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Neighborhoods Tours
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market
Hosier Lane ©
Hosier Lane

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