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: London
Fly:  31​h
1
Apollo Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princetown
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Torquay
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  28​h
End: London

1
day
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, stop by Karmic Goat Soapworks, and then hike along Great Ocean Walk.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay travel planner .

London, UK to Apollo Bay is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Karmic Goat Soapworks ©
Karmic Goat Soapworks

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Princetown trip planner .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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 16th (Wed): stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, choose your vessel at Lake Pertobe Motor Boats, then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and finally step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Foreshore Promenade, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then look for gifts at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool tour site .

Getting from Princetown to Warrnambool by combination of taxi and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Allansford Cheese World and Museum, Griffiths Island
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

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.
On the 18th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Torquay online tour itinerary planner .

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. In January, daytime highs in Torquay are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Beaches
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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