Great Ocean Road Adventures

How Long to Drive Great Ocean Road

How Long Do You Need to Do the Great Ocean Road?

To help you decide how long to stay on the Great Ocean Road, read information on where to stay, what towns & villages to visit, as well as what to eat and drink.

We’ve also prepared a number of recommended Road Trips with set out the itineraries to maximise the time you have available.

How Long Do You Need to Drive the Great Ocean Road?

Our Time and Distance calculator will help you understand the time required between each of the road’s more popular destinations. However, to drive the extent of the road (from Torquay to Warrnambool) takes around four hours and fifteen minutes.

How Do You Get to The Great Ocean Road?

Our Getting Here and Around page has all the details you need on how to access the road from Melbourne, overseas and interstate.

By using our tools, working out exactly how many days do you need for the Great Ocean Road will be as breezy as the holiday itself!

Talk to the locals at the Visitor Information Centres for more information and advice on how to explore the region.

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Eight Spence


Mortlake Caravan Park


Moonlight @ Marengo

Apollo Bay

Redwoods Rest

Beech Forest

All Things To Do

Places To Eat & Drink

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.