Road trips in Australia are one the best ways to see this vast and scenic country.
For one of the most magnificent Australian road trip itineraries, you can’t go past the Great Ocean Road. With what is considered one of the best coastal drives in the world the Great Ocean Road is one of the great Australian road trips.
Below is information on where you should go on a road trip along the Great Ocean Road – to help with planning routes and tips.
To determine where should I go on a road trip, it will of course be dependent on how much time you have and what you’d like to see. The official start of the Great Ocean Road is just 103km from Melbourne’s CBD and takes approximately an hour and fifteen minutes to drive to. And the Great Ocean Road covers just over 200kms.
The Great Ocean Road has so much to offer, catering to all kinds of travelling so we’ve made it easy for you by putting together a list of itineraries.
These itineraries vary from one to seven days (and longer!) and are designed to ensure you make the most of your time in this world-class region, creating memories of a lifetime.
You can of course plan your own trip. Here is some handy information and resources to help plan your Australia road trip itinerary:
Events are also on in the region throughout the year. Check out What’s On to see what is happening along the Great Ocean Road while you’re here.
Here are some additional road trip Australia tips to make your great Australian road trip a comfortable, safe and memorable one:
Contact one of our Visitor Information Centres to speak with local experts who can provide you with advice on where you should go on a road trip on the Great Ocean Road, along with useful road trip Australia tips.
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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.