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
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  7​h
1
Lorne
— 2 nights
taxi + train:  2​h 15​min
2
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  8​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Cinema Point Lookout Great Ocean Road, enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lorne vacation builder tool .

Sydney to Lorne is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Lorne reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Lorne

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aireys Inlet, The Great Ocean Road
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

4
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Visit Cape Nelson lighthouse and Tower Hill Cemetery for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Whale Bone Studio Arts. Venture out of the city with trips to World War II Memorial Lookout (in Portland), Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy) and Port Campbell (Gibsons Steps, Port Campbell National Park, & more). There's more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve and look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Warrnambool online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Lorne to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Portland, Port Fairy
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

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