8 days in Apollo Bay, Port Campbell & Cape Otway Itinerary

8 days in Apollo Bay, Port Campbell & Cape Otway Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
2
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
3
Cape Otway
— 2 nights

3
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Great Ocean Road and Beauchamp Falls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Red Rock Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Apollo Bay side-trips: Hopetoun Falls (in Beech Forest) and Barwon Park (in Winchelsea). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Carisbrook Waterfall, tee off at Apollo Bay Golf Club, look for gifts at High on Heels, and get engrossed in the history at Apollo Bay Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay trip planner.

Melbourne to Apollo Bay is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Barwon Park, Red Rock Winery
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Carisbrook Waterfall ©
Carisbrook Waterfall
Barwon Park ©
Barwon Park
Hopetoun Falls ©
Hopetoun Falls

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 9th (Thu), explore the activities along Bay of Martyrs, get outside with The Arch, and then stop by Spence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Simpson Desert, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore, and then explore the striking landscape at The Razorback.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cape Otway.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bay of Martyrs, Simpson Desert
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Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs
The Arch ©
The Arch
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore ©
Port Campbell precinct and foreshore

2
nights
Cape Otway

Cape Otway
On the 11th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Otway National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at The Redwoods and then enjoy the sand and surf at Johanna Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cape Otway travel planner.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Cape Otway in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Otway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Redwoods, Johanna Beach
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Great Otway National Park
Great Otway National Park
The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods

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