11 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

11 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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Anglesea
— 2 nights
2
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
3
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
4
Colac
— 2 nights

2
nights
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. On the 4th (Fri), let little ones run wild at Torquay Foreshore Play Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve and then explore the striking landscape of Point Addis Marine National Park.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Anglesea trip app.

Sydney to Anglesea is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Anglesea at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

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Torquay
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Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve ©
Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve
Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park
Torquay Front Beach ©
Torquay Front Beach

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stop by Karmic Goat Soapworks, take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, thenhike along Great Ocean Walk, and finally explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Road. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Lorne Beach, thenadmire the sheer force of Sheoak Falls, and then take in the waterfront at The Lorne Pier.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Apollo Bay tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Anglesea to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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Lorne
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Great Ocean Road ©
Great Ocean Road
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

4
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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Thunder point Coastal Reserve and The Razorback. Visiting Foreshore Promenade and Port Campbell precinct and foreshore will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Warrnambool: Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy) and Port Campbell (The Arch, The Grotto, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Warrnambool Breakwater and explore the galleries of Whale Bone Studio Arts.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Warrnambool holiday planning app.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Colac.

Things to do in Warrnambool

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Side Trips

Port Campbell, Port Fairy
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Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore ©
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore
The Arch ©
The Arch

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Colac

Colac ©
Colac is a small city in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac and the surrounding volcanic plains, approximately 40km inland from Bass Strait. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mt Leura lookout, and then explore the activities along Lake Bullen Merri. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Colac Botanic Gardens and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Colac day trip planning website.

Getting from Warrnambool to Colac by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Colac, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colac

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Camperdown
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Red Rock ©
Red Rock
Lake Bullen Merri ©
Lake Bullen Merri
Colac Botanic Gardens ©
Colac Botanic Gardens

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