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
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Port Fairy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Colac
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Aireys Inlet
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

3
nights
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Get outdoors at Thunder point Coastal Reserve and Logan's Beach. Griffiths Island Lighthouse and Port Fairy Historical Society will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Port Fairy with a short trip to Lake Pertobe Motor Boats in Warrnambool, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Promenade, explore the galleries of Blarney Books and Art, admire the landmark architecture of Warrnambool Breakwater, and look for all kinds of wild species at Russell Clark Reserve.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Port Fairy travel route planner.

Adelaide to Port Fairy is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Port Fairy

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Warrnambool
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Griffiths Island Lighthouse ©
Griffiths Island Lighthouse
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and then get outside with The Arch.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Port Campbell takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Colac.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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The Arch ©
The Arch

1
night
Colac

Colac ©
Colac is a small city in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac and the surrounding volcanic plains, approximately 40km inland from Bass Strait. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Colac Botanic Gardens, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock, and then let little ones run wild at Lake Colac.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Colac vacation site .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Colac in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Colac can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Aireys Inlet.

Things to do in Colac

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Red Rock ©
Red Rock
Lake Colac ©
Lake Colac
Colac Botanic Gardens ©
Colac Botanic Gardens

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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Won Wondah & Henderson Falls.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Aireys Inlet visit planner.

Getting from Colac to Aireys Inlet by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Aireys Inlet are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Won Wondah & Henderson Falls
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