8 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

8 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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Warrnambool
— 3 nights
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
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Torquay
— 3 nights
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Warrnambool

— 3 nights
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Campbell (The Grotto, London Bridge, &more) and Port Fairy (Griffiths Island & Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Bay of Islands, indulge in some personalized pampering at Port Fairy Day Spa, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and kick back and relax at Logan's Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool trip planner.

Melbourne to Warrnambool is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trips

Apollo Bay

— 1 night
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): hike along Great Ocean Walk, then make a trip to Great Ocean Road, and then hike along Mait's Rest.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Apollo Bay day trip website.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Apollo Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Scenic Drive

Torquay

— 3 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.
Explore Torquay's surroundings by going to Split Point Lighthouse (in Aireys Inlet) and Lorne (Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, Great Ocean Road Story, &more). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Bells Beach, and stop by Anglesea Surf Centre.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Torquay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Torquay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips