8 days in Torquay & Apollo Bay Itinerary

8 days in Torquay & Apollo Bay Itinerary

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8 days in Torquay & Apollo Bay Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Apollo Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

2
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong). And it doesn't end there: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, let little ones run wild at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, stop by Mind Games, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay road trip planner .

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In January in Torquay, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Geelong, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

5
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Campbell (Loch Ard Gorge, Twelve Apostles, & more), Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Mait's Rest, look for gifts at Karmic Goat Soapworks, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Apollo Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Bay of Islands, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Cape Otway Lightstation
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

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