4 days in Lorne, Apollo Bay & Torquay Itinerary

4 days in Lorne, Apollo Bay & Torquay Itinerary

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4 days in Lorne, Apollo Bay & Torquay Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h
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Lorne
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
End: Melbourne

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along The Lorne Pier, then examine the collection at Great Ocean Road Story, then don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout, and finally admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lorne trip planner .

Melbourne to Lorne is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

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Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout
Great Ocean Road Story ©
Great Ocean Road Story

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Cape Otway Lightstation, trek along Great Ocean Walk, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Apollo Bay Golf Club, identify plant and animal life at Kennet River Koala Walk, and then get great views at Mariners Lookout.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Lorne to Apollo Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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Side Trips

Cape Otway Lightstation, Kennet River Koala Walk
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Torquay trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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