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: Canberra
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 45​min
1
Warrnambool
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Princetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Torquay
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Canberra

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool online road trip planner .

Canberra to Warrnambool is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
On the 16th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Apostle Whey Cheese, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Princetown itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Warrnambool to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Apostle Whey Cheese ©
Apostle Whey Cheese
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

3
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.
Head to Torquay Farmers' Market and Torquay Central Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Torquay: Lorne (Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway & Lorne Beach) and Split Point Lighthouse (in Aireys Inlet). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach, and kick back and relax at Point Impossible Surf Beach.

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Getting from Princetown to Torquay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January in Torquay, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Split Point Lighthouse
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Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Torquay Farmers' Market ©
Torquay Farmers' Market

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