7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Cowes
— 1 night
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
3
Cape Otway
— 1 night
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
5
Lorne
— 1 night
6
Torquay
— 1 night

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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, thenhead off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, thenget in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, and finally get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cowes trip planner.

Sydney to Cowes is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Cowes dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

The Nobbies Centre
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Grotto, thendon't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, thenget great views at Loch Ard Gorge, and finally explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Campbell trip planner.

You can drive from Cowes to Port Campbell in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Otway.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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Cape Otway

Cape Otway
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Otway National Park and then make a trip to Cape Otway Lightstation.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Otway route maker website.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Cape Otway in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Cape Otway

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Great Otway National Park
Great Otway National Park
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 9th (Sun), look for gifts at Karmic Goat Soapworks, stroll through Great Ocean Walk, thentake a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, and finally get great views at Mariners Lookout.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay trip itinerary app.

Apollo Bay is just a stone's throw from Cape Otway. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Great Ocean Road Story, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lorne Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lorne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Lorne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Lorne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Lorne

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Great Ocean Road Story ©
Great Ocean Road Story

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Great Ocean Road. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Bells Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Torquay day trip site.

You can drive from Lorne to Torquay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Torquay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

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