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

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  7​h
1
Port Fairy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Whale Bone Studio Arts.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Fairy road trip planning app .

Adelaide to Port Fairy is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Port Fairy

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Warrnambool
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Griffiths Island Lighthouse ©
Griffiths Island Lighthouse

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, then explore and take pictures at Twelve Apostles, and then admire all the interesting features of Loch Ard Gorge.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Port Fairy to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Twelve Apostles
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

4
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.
Visiting Eastern Beach Reserve and The Great Ocean Road will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Split Point Lighthouse and Cape Schanck Lighthouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Torquay: Lorne (Teddy's Lookout, Erskine Falls, & more), Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Heronswood.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Torquay journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In March in Torquay, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Lorne, Heronswood, Eastern Beach Reserve, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Split Point Lighthouse
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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