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: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Anglesea
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
+2
train + shuttle + Fly:  8​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. On the 28th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road and then kick back and relax at Bells Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Anglesea trip maker website .

Sydney to Anglesea is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Anglesea, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Anglesea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Torquay, Lorne
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, and then hike along Great Ocean Walk.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Anglesea to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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

4
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Family-friendly places like Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground and Logan's Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Warrnambool's surroundings by going to Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy) and Port Campbell (London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, explore the activities along Bay of Islands, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Griffiths Island
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

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