5 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

5 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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5 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  8​h 15​min
1
Warrnambool
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Princetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sydney


1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Warrnambool online day trip planner .

Sydney to Warrnambool is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Grotto, then take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Princetown online trip maker .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Warrnambool to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

1
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 2nd (Mon): cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Torquay trip planning app .

You can drive from Princetown to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In April in Torquay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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