Great Ocean Road 4 Day Self-Drive
Great Ocean Road
Day 1: Melbourne - Apollo Bay
Collect your Alpha car at our Melbourne Airport office and hit the breathtaking Great Ocean Road, heading for Apollo Bay via pretty Torquay, beautiful Bells Beach and Kennet River, famous for its koalas. Apollo Bay is a charming fishing port with magnificent beaches and a stunning rainforest in Otway National Park.
Day 2: Apollo Bay - Port Fairy
Explore Port Campbell National Park and stunning Loch Ard Gorge before continuing to Port Fairy. The seafood caught here, including abalone and crayfish, is fantastic. Wander around the 19th-century buildings and soak up the atmosphere.
Grampians National Park
Day 3: Port Fairy - Halls Gap
Drive to Halls Gap, in the heart of Grampians National Park. Sandstone ranges surround Halls Gap, providing wonderful views. Explore strange rock formations, Aboriginal rock art and waterfalls.
Sovereign Hill, Ballarat
Day 4: Ballarat - Melbourne
Depart Halls Gap and drive via Ballarat, in the centre of the Victorian Central Highlands, where you can visit the gold museum. Carry on back to Melbourne where the characteristic neighbourhoods such as St Kilda, Carlton and Lygon St buzz with life all year round. It's the perfect city to explore at your own pace.