9 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

9 days in Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Great Ocean Road route planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Torquay
— 3 nights
2
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
3
Colac
— 1 night

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Barwon Park and Split Point Lighthouse. Take a break from the city and head to The Great Ocean Road and Anglesea Bike Park. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Torquay Front Beach, walk around Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve, enjoy some diversion at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, and get great views at Point Danger Lookout.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Torquay day trip app.

Sydney to Torquay is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Torquay reach 57°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Anglesea, Split Point Lighthouse, Barwon Park
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Barwon Park ©
Barwon Park
Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve ©
Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Attractions like Thunder point Coastal Reserve and Logan's Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Foreshore Promenade and Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warrnambool: Port Campbell (The Arch, Loch Ard Gorge, &more). The adventure continues: browse for treasures at Fletcher Jones Garden and Antiques and Collectibles Market, view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, explore the galleries of Whale Bone Studio Arts, and admire the landmark architecture of Warrnambool Breakwater.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool day trip site.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Colac.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Port Fairy
Highlights from your plan
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
The Arch ©
The Arch

1
night
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. To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Colac trip planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Colac in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 41°F. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Colac

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Similar plans

10 days in Great Ocean Road BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Great Ocean Road BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Ballarat BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Great Ocean Road BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Great Ocean Road BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM IRELAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 3 days in Great Ocean Road BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Great Ocean Road BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans