6 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

6 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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Fly to Avalon, Bus to Apollo Bay
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Torquay
— 2 nights
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Apollo Bay

— 1 night
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Apollo Bay day trip planning website.

Sydney to Apollo Bay is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Port Campbell

— 2 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 26th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Grotto, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and then take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Port Campbell trip planner.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Torquay

— 2 nights
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 28th (Sat), stop by Anglesea Surf Centre, then kick back and relax at Bells Beach, and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Great Ocean Road Story, then admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, then make a trip to Teddy's Lookout, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Sheoak Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Torquay trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Beaches

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