7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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7 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Red Deer
Fly:  28​h
1
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Warrnambool
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
3
Princetown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
End: Red Deer

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.
On the 24th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Lorne Beach. On your second day here, admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay itinerary planner .

Red Deer, Canada to Torquay is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 17 hours. Traveling from Red Deer in April, expect Torquay to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool day trip website .

Getting from Torquay to Warrnambool by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Griffiths Island
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

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night
Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Loch Ard Gorge and then admire all the interesting features of Twelve Apostles.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Princetown trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Warrnambool to Princetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Loch Ard Gorge
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Apollo Bay online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Princetown to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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