9 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

9 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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9 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14​h
1
Colac
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princetown
— 3 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Torquay
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
day
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 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Memorial Square, then take in nature's colorful creations at Colac Botanic Gardens, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Colac trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Colac is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Colac, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Colac: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Colac

#Parks, #Nature
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Colac Botanic Gardens ©
Colac Botanic Gardens
Red Rock ©
Red Rock
Memorial Square ©
Memorial Square

3
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Arch and Port Campbell precinct and foreshore. Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Princetown journey planner .

Drive from Colac to Princetown in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
The Arch ©
The Arch
Gorge Chocolates ©
Gorge Chocolates

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Griffiths Island Lighthouse, take in the exciting artwork at Blarney Books and Art, then get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and finally admire the striking features of Warrnambool Breakwater. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Foreshore Promenade, tour the water at your own pace with Lake Pertobe Motor Boats, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Warrnambool Botanic Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Warrnambool travel route app .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Griffiths Island Lighthouse ©
Griffiths Island Lighthouse
Warrnambool Botanic Gardens ©
Warrnambool Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Sheoak Falls, make a trip to Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

To find out how to plan a trip to Torquay, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Scenic Drive, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trip

Lorne
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls
Australian National Surfing Museum ©
Australian National Surfing Museum

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