7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Great Ocean Road trip planner

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Torquay
— 2 nights
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
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Port Campbell
— 2 nights
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Port Fairy
— 1 night
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aireys Inlet (Great Escape Books & Split Point Lighthouse) and Lorne (Great Ocean Road Story, Teddy's Lookout, &more). There's lots more to do: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, let the kids burn off some steam at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Bells Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Torquay tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Torquay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Apollo Bay

— 1 night
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, and then trek along Great Ocean Walk.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Apollo Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Port Campbell

— 2 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 21st (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park, take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and then identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then make a trip to The Grotto.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell day trip app.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Port Fairy

— 1 night
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the striking features of Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island, head off the coast to Griffiths Island, then view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, and finally view the masterpieces at Whale Bone Studio Arts.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Fairy trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Port Fairy takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping