6 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

6 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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6 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Princetown
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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days
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road and then kick back and relax at Bells Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip itinerary builder app .

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Torquay are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Princetown.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Lorne Beach
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Princetown online trip builder .

You can drive from Torquay to Princetown in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Port Campbell National Park
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Twelve Apostles
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Loch Ard Gorge

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 26th (Wed), head off the coast to Griffiths Island, then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Logan's Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, then stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, and then identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

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Griffiths Island
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
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Griffiths Island

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