10 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

10 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  6 h 30 min
1
Port Fairy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Torquay
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. On the 4th (Mon), contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Whale Bone Studio Arts, head off the coast to Griffiths Island, admire the landmark architecture of Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island, then stop by Evolve Lifestyle, and finally pick up some local products at PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Port Fairy trip planning website.

Adelaide to Port Fairy is an approximately 6.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Portland, Petrified Forest and Blowholes, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 7th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park, then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, and then admire all the interesting features of Gibsons Steps. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, get great views at Twelve Apostles, and then don't miss a visit to The Grotto.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Port Campbell tour site.

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Port Campbell takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

3
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Apollo Bay: Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah), Red Rock (in Colac) and Sheoak Falls (in Lorne). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Road, hike along Great Ocean Walk, and identify plant and animal life at Kennet River Koala Walk.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Cape Otway Lightstation, Red Rock, Kennet River Koala Walk, Sheoak Falls
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation

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.
On the 12th (Tue), cruise along The Great Ocean Road, then stroll through Bells Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Surfcoastimages Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Great Escape Books, then admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, then don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip planner.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Torquay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Torquay sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Lorne, Great Escape Books
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

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