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While it’s accessible via train, bus, shuttle, ferry and even plane, many believe the best way to do the Great Ocean Road is by car. This will enable you to choose your own itinerary and timeline – which is important because there are so many things to see and do on the Great Ocean Road.

Best Way to Travel the Great Ocean Road: Drive!

If you don’t have a car, you can hire one in just about every major township along the Great Ocean Road as well as Melbourne and Geelong. Once you have a car you can choose the best way to do the Great Ocean Road yourself. First use our website to plan what to see and do. Our attractions include:

  • nature and outdoor activities
  • galleries and museums
  • spas
  • food, wine, produce and;
  • much, much more!

If driving doesn’t sound like the best way to see the Great Ocean Road for you, no problem. There’s also information on our website about other ways to get here and around. In fact, many of our active adventurers choose to walk their way along the road! Learn more about the Great Ocean Walk by reading our blog.

Start Planning Your Trip

Before you get on your way, be sure to plan ahead. The best place to start would be talking to the local experts at any of the Visitor Information Centres along the Great Ocean Road.

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