8 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

8 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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8 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Princetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Apollo Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Aireys Inlet
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Melbourne

3
days
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve and Griffiths Island. Get some cultural insight at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Griffiths Island Lighthouse. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Promenade, and kick back and relax at Logan's Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Warrnambool tour planner.

Melbourne to Warrnambool is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands

2
days
Princetown

Princetown ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with The Arch, make a trip to The Grotto, and then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge.

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Getting from Warrnambool to Princetown by combination of bus and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

few
hours
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Great Ocean Walk and then take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest.

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Getting from Princetown to Apollo Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Aireys Inlet.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

2
days
Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet ©
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Split Point Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Bells Beach, and then admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Lorne Beach.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Aireys Inlet trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Aireys Inlet takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Bells Beach
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

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