GREAT OCEAN ROAD

How to get there

The Great Ocean Road is perched on the coastline of mainland Australia’s most southern state, Victoria. It is Australia’s most famous road trip and is accessible by car our tour from Melbourne.

The drive time from Melbourne to the Great Ocean Road’s official start at the Torquay roundabout is 1h 20 with no traffic.

While those short on time can do it in one long day, its best explored by taking your time. Below is some information, links to blog posts, booking links and overviews of places on the Great Ocean Road to help you plan your trip.

Explore Great Ocean Road blog posts

A collection of blog posts about everything from the best restaurant views to beautiful waterfall walks!

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More Great Ocean Road blog posts

Lorne Swing Bridge Great Ocean Road summer

A $360pp weekend in Lorne – without camping or cooking

The story of a fun weekend in Lorne ‘It looks like it’s full of Ghosts’, I proclaimed as we amble home past a dark old house with huge pillars...

15 Reasons to visit the Great Ocean Road in summer

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3 of the best Great Ocean Road restaurants with a view

There are some incredible Great Ocean Road Restaurants with a view and here are three of the best. The Beach Pavilion in Lorne   The Lorne Beach...

Surf Coast Walk: Point Addis to Bird Rock via Bells Beach

The Surf Coast Walk may not (yet) have the fame of its bigger sister the Great Ocean Walk, but it offers a beautiful coastal...
You could be here this weekend! A Great Ocean Road 2 day Weekend Away - The view of Point Roadknight from the Anglesea Lookout by See Something New

Wild Weekends Away: The Great Ocean Road

Have you always dreamed of seeing the Great Ocean Road but it still sits on your 'bucket list' because you've never quite made it there? I have some...

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