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 + Drive:  14​h
1
Colac
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Warrnambool
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Red Rock, pick up some local products at Jo's Pantry, and then admire the natural beauty at Colac Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Colac trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Colac is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Colac. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in September, with highs in Colac at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Colac

Parks Nature Shopping
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Colac Botanic Gardens ©
Colac Botanic Gardens
Red Rock ©
Red Rock
Jo's Pantry ©
Jo's Pantry

5
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and Thunder point Coastal Reserve. Visit Foreshore Promenade and Logan's Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warrnambool: Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy) and Port Campbell (Gibsons Steps, London Bridge, & more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Warrnambool Breakwater, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tower Hill Cemetery, and view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Warrnambool trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Colac to Warrnambool takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Port Fairy
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Port Campbell precinct and foreshore ©
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Australian National Surfing Museum and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Torquay vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Torquay are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Australian National Surfing Museum ©
Australian National Surfing Museum

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