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Melbourne to Adelaide via Great Ocean Road


Melbourne - Lorne - Port Fairy - Mount Gambier - Coonawarra - Robe - Victor Harbor - McLaren Vale - Kangaroo Island - Adelaide

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Travel from Melbourne to Adelaide along the country's breathtaking south-east coastline. Drive the Great Ocean Road past the iconic surf spots of Torquay and Bells Beach, then onto the holiday haven of Lorne and the magnificent Twelve Apostles. Walk through waterfalls and lush forest in Otway National Park and watch whales from historic Warrnambool. Soak up seafaring history in Port Fairy and Portland, near the towering sea cliffs of Cape Bridgewater. Taste wine in Coonawarra and see the fossils of giant marsupials in World heritage-listed Naracoorte Caves. Cruise the Coorong and explore the inviting beaches and wineries of the Fleurieu Peninsula on your way to Adelaide.

At a glance:

  • Melbourne – Lorne (2 hours)
  • Lorne – Port Fairy (3 hours, 30 mins)
  • Port Fairy – Mount Gambier (1 hour, 45 mins)
  • Mount Gambier – Coonawarra (50 mins)
  • Coonawarra - Robe (1 hour, 20 mins)
  • Robe – Victor Harbor (4 hours)
  • Victor Harbor – McLaren Vale (40 mins) 
  • McLaren Vale – Kangaroo Island (3 hours, 15 mins)
  • Kangaroo Island – Adelaide (3 hours, 50 mins)