8 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

8 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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8 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Princetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Aireys Inlet
— 2 nights
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. On the 17th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Bay of Islands, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Warrnambool vacation planner .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

2
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Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. On your second day here, admire all the interesting features of Gibsons Steps, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Princetown trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Warrnambool to Princetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, then stroll through Mait's Rest, and then hike along Great Ocean Walk.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Apollo Bay trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Princetown to Apollo Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Aireys Inlet.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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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): admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, make a trip to Teddy's Lookout, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach. On the next day, take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road and then visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse.

To find maps and more tourist information, go to the Aireys Inlet trip maker tool .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Aireys Inlet in 1.5 hours. In October in Aireys Inlet, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trips

Torquay, Lorne
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

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