8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Werribee
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Lorne
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Werribee

1
night
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 30th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lorne holiday planner .

Werribee to Lorne is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Lorne sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

Nature Parks Beaches
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Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get great views at Mariners Lookout, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, and then hike along Great Ocean Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Karmic Goat Soapworks, then take some stellar pictures from Cape Patton Lookout Point, then don't miss a visit to Cape Otway Lightstation, and finally stroll through Johanna Beach.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Lorne to Apollo Bay by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cape Otway Lightstation, Cape Patton Lookout Point, Johanna Beach
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and then make a trip to The Grotto. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Camperdown & District Heritage Centre, get your bearings at Courthouse Camperdown, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell itinerary planner .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Camperdown, Twelve Apostles
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground and Logan's Beach. Go for a jaunt from Warrnambool to Port Fairy to see Griffiths Island about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, browse the exhibits of Whale Bone Studio Arts, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, and see the interesting displays at Allansford Cheese World and Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Warrnambool vacation planning site .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Warrnambool in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Childer's Cove, Allansford Cheese World and Museum
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

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