7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Aireys Inlet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Princetown
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. On the 28th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway and then don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aireys Inlet planner .

Sydney to Aireys Inlet is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Aireys Inlet, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lorne, The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest and then stroll through Great Ocean Walk.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Aireys Inlet to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Princetown trip planner .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Princetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

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
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 2nd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Warrnambool Botanic Gardens, get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and then stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Museums
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

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