Great Ocean Road

The name might not get points for originality, but once you hit the Great Ocean Road you’ll see it doesn’t need dressing up.

Hugging the windswept Southern Ocean coastline, the Great Ocean Road takes road-touring travellers on an unforgettable journey. Check the swell with some of the world’s surfing greats, wind through ancient forests and see wave-battered rock formations standing sentry offshore. Drop into laid-back coastal towns and get a feel for local life with folk festivals and gourmet delights.

Frequently Asked Questions about Great Ocean Road

Where does the Great Ocean Road start and finish?

From west to east, Great Ocean Road starts in Allansford and ends in Torquay, with lots of lovely towns in between.

How long is the Great Ocean Road?

The Great Ocean Road covers about 240km from the east side of Allansford to its end at Torquay. Roll down the windows and feel the breeze in your hair.

How long does the Great Ocean Road take?

Driving straight from one end of the Great Ocean Road to the other takes about 3 hours and 45 minutes. Plan on taking plenty of breaks to play on the coast and fill up your Instagram feed with pics of the Twelve Apostles.

Where are the Twelve Apostles located on the Great Ocean Road?

The Twelve Apostles rock formations are in Princetown, near the junction of the Great Ocean Road and Booringa Road.