A trip along the Great Ocean Road can take anywhere from a day to two weeks depending on how it’s experienced. Options include a quick tour from Melbourne, a three-day jaunt between Adelaide and Melbourne, a rental car that allows one to go at their own pace, or even the Great Ocean Walk, a one-way journey that can take up to eight days to conquer. Regardless of which route you choose, here are some of the best stops along Australia’s Great Ocean Road.
Highlights of the Great Ocean Road area of Victoria, Australia. Off the beaten track beaches, wildlife viewing spots and rainforest walks and other tips from the locals. Don't miss the 12 Apostles, London Bridge and Otway Ranges but explore a little deeper and you will uncover many other treasures of this spectacular coastline.
Originally our plans to visit the Twelve Apostles were only for a day trip, but considering we yearned to explore the scenic Great Ocean Road we quickly devised a spontaneous overnighter and decided 2 days would be best. Find out where you should stop on this world renowned scenic drive.
Great Ocean Road - a 151 mile road between Torguay and Allansford (in Victoria). Built from 1919-1932 by returning soldiers and dedicated to soldiers killed during WWI. The road is the world's largest war memorial.