Twelve Apostles

The Great Ocean Road Drive

An itnary by Prerana - 4 years ago
Duration: 12 hours
Distance covered on Earth: 398.1 km/247.4 mi
Budget (avg. per person): $51 to $100
Level of Planning: Less than an Hour
Highlights: Great Ocean Road, 12 Apostles, Gibson Steps, Loch Ard Gorge, Road trip, Helicopter ride, Nature's wonder

Day 1
Start: 18:30  Melbourne, Australia
End: 20:00 Anglesea
Mode: Car
Distance: 94.4 km/58.6 mi
Sights: Great view of the sea
Food/Drink: Good place to have a quick breakfast
Start: 20:30  Anglesea
End: 22:00 Apollo Bay
Mode: Car
Distance: 59.8 km/37.1 mi
Food/Drink: Apollo Bay is an ideal place to have lunch as the street is lined up with cafes and restaurants serving seafood and fastfood
Start: 23:00  Apollo Bay
End: 00:30 Gibson Steps
Mode: Car
Distance: 49.4 km/30.7 mi
Sights: Enjoy the view of the Great Otway National Park enroute to Gibson Steps. You might spot some koalas!
Start: 01:00  Gibson Steps
End: 01:30 Twelve Apostles - Visitor Facility
Mode: Car
Distance: 947.1 m/0.6 mi
Aerial view of the 12 Apostles
Sights: The beach provides a great view of the 12 Apostles which are rock formations emerging from the sea along the coastline
Activities: Take a scenic helicopter ride to view nature's wonder - the 12 Apostles
Start: 02:30  Twelve Apostles - Visitor Facility
End: 03:00 Loch Ard Gorge
Mode: Car
Distance: 3.5 km/2.2 mi
Loch Ard Gorge
Sights: Just a 3-min drive from the 12 Apostles is the picturesque Lock Ard Gorge, which has a shipwreck history. Towards the right edge is a small cave which could be fun to explore.
Start: 03:30  Loch Ard Gorge
End: 04:30 Colac
Mode: Car
Distance: 56.2 km/34.9 mi
Food/Drink: A stop for some quick evening refreshments
Start: 04:30  Colac
End: 06:30 Melbourne, Australia
Mode: Car
Distance: 134.1 km/83.3 mi