5 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

5 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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Torquay
— 1 night
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Port Campbell
— 2 nights
3
Warrnambool
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Surfcoastimages Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip itinerary maker.

Sydney to Torquay is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Torquay hover around 24°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bunyip Sculpture, Erskine Falls
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Surfcoastimages Gallery ©
Surfcoastimages Gallery

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, then take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, and then identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Ard Gorge, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell sightseeing planner.

Getting from Torquay to Port Campbell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 9th (Fri), contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and then examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Warrnambool trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Warrnambool in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve

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