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

1
night
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 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Australian National Surfing Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fisherman's Beach, and then stroll through Bells Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Point Impossible Surf Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Torquay Front Beach, and then enjoy some diversion at Torquay Foreshore Play Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Torquay day trip app .

Singapore, Singapore to Torquay is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Torquay, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in February, expect Torquay to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Torquay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Point Impossible Surf Beach ©
Point Impossible Surf Beach
Australian National Surfing Museum ©
Torquay Foreshore Play Park ©
Torquay Foreshore Play Park

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 5th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, tour the water at your own pace with Lake Pertobe Motor Boats, grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, then admire the striking features of Warrnambool Breakwater, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, then view the masterpieces at Warrnambool Art Gallery, then get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Griffiths Island Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Warrnambool online trip builder .

Drive from Torquay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Griffiths Island Lighthouse
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Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

1
night
Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Port Campbell precinct and foreshore and then get outside with The Arch.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Princetown day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Warrnambool to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Kennett River.

Things to do in Princetown

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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The Arch ©
The Arch

3
nights
Kennett River

Kennett River ©
Kennett River is a small seaside town in Victoria, Australia.Situated 174km west of Melbourne, on the Otway Coast part of the scenic Great Ocean Road, Kennett River is a popular tourist destination 27km from the resort town of Lorne, Victoria.HistoryThe river running through the town was named by surveyor George Smythe after the River Kennet in Berkshire, England.In 1882 Alex MacLennan was, with his cousins the MacReas, looking for an area suited to farming and fishing, and chose this site, west of the MacRea's chosen site, which he named The Kennet. On the 8th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Colac Botanic Gardens, then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock, then pick up some local products at Jo's Pantry, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Sheoak Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Won Wondah & Henderson Falls.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kennett River trip app .

Drive from Princetown to Kennett River in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kennett River

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Colac, Lorne, Carisbrook Creek
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Red Rock ©
Red Rock
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls
Carisbrook Creek ©
Carisbrook Creek

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