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

2
nights
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 29th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool sightseeing planning website .

Hobart to Warrnambool is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
On the 31st (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): stop by Apostle Whey Cheese, then take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then identify plant and animal life at Loch Ard Gorge.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Princetown trip itinerary builder tool .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

2
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lorne Beach and Bells Beach. Step out of the city life by going to The Great Ocean Road and Erskine Falls. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip itinerary maker site .

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. April in Torquay sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Split Point Lighthouse
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

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