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: Adelaide
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Grotto, then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Warrnambool online trip itinerary maker .

Adelaide to Warrnambool is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

3
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Explore Apollo Bay's surroundings by going to Erskine Falls (in Lorne) and Port Campbell (Port Campbell National Park & Loch Ard Gorge). Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, and trek along Great Ocean Walk.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay trip builder tool .

Getting from Warrnambool to Apollo Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Erskine Falls
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get great views at Point Danger Lookout and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip planner.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

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