16 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

16 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
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Warrnambool
— 5 nights
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Torquay
— 6 nights

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apollo Bay: Port Campbell (Port Campbell National Park, The Razorback, &more). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Great Ocean Walk, take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Seahorse Natural Therapies & Accommodation.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Apollo Bay online trip planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Apollo Bay is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 15 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Warrnambool: Portland (Portland Botanical Gardens, Cape Nelson lighthouse, &more), Port Campbell (Gibsons Steps, London Bridge, &more) and Port Fairy (Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island, Griffiths Island, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, explore the activities along Bay of Islands, identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Logan's Beach.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Warrnambool trip planning site.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Torquay: Aireys Inlet (Great Escape Books & Split Point Lighthouse) and Lorne (The Lorne Pier, Teddy's Lookout, &more). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road, explore the landscape on two wheels at Anglesea Bike Park, get the adrenaline pumping with Australian Skydive, and walk around Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Torquay vacation planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Spas