7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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

— 3 nights
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah), Hugs Across The Cosmos (in Lavers Hill) and Lorne (The Lorne Pier, Teddy's Lookout, &more). There's much more to do: hike along Great Ocean Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mait's Rest, and get great views at Mariners Lookout.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Apollo Bay online trip maker.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Port Campbell

— 2 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park, take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and then don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and then make a trip to The Grotto.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Campbell day trip website.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Torquay

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Torquay trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Port Campbell to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Torquay are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches · Parks