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The latest edition of the Great Ocean Road touring map is an essential tool to have when travelling around the Great Ocean Road.

With regional map coverage from Ararat in the north, Nelson, Apollo Bay and Ocean Grove in the south, Wallan in the east and Mt Gambier (SA) in the west.

There are also 12 street level maps for Anglesea, Apollo Bay, Barwon Heads, Camperdown, Colac, Geelong (which also includes a street index), Lorne, Ocean Grove, Port Fairy, Portland, Torquay and Warrnambool.

The map also includes an editorial on selected main attractions, checklists of Great Ocean Road highlights, festivals and events, and tourist information centres.

There is also a guide to the local national parks and reserves, with facilities charts and an index of place names.

There is also a list of regional touring attractions and advertisers.

Scale of the map is 1:25,000 / 1 cm = 250 m

Map opens out to 920mm x 690mm printed on both sides

This is an excellent resource for anyone wanting  comprehensive map of this wonderful and unique part f Australia. A region that is a must for locals and tourists alike to enjoy visiting.

Great Ocean Road viewTypical views you will experience driving the great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia

The Great Ocean Road Map Region

The red pin marker marks the official start to the Great Ocean Road. From here the road winds along the coastline hugging the cliffs.

How long does it take to drive along the Great Ocean Road?

The road is 664 km/413 miles, and takes about 9.5 hours to fully drive the route.

It is one of Australia's most scenic drives. If you want to thoroughly enjoy the experience, the Great Ocean Road is a magnificent three-day self-drive touring route from surf capital Torquay to the famous 12 Apostles, ending at historic fishing village Port Fairy.

The Great Ocean Road starts at Torquay and travels 243 kilometres westward to finish at Allansford near Warrnambool, the largest city along the road. The road is two lanes (one in each direction), and is covered by a speed limit changing between 50 kilometres per hour and 100 kilometres per hour.

Check out these travel times along the route.

Touring the Great Ocean Road on  motorbikeExhilarating way to tour the Great Ocean Road on a Motorbike

You can do the Great Ocean Road in 1 day but at least take an organised day tour. It is a drive that takes a lot of concentration, so can be very tiring. My suggestion is to take it in stages. 

If you were to catch public transport, most of the buses from Melbourne do the route to Torquay, Anglesea, driving the Great Ocean Road with few stops and arriving at the 12 Apostles around 3-4pm.

Use this Public Transport link. Just add Great Ocean Road to the search bar

Great Ocean Road landscapeTypical of the Great Ocean Road landscape as you drive along using the Great Ocean Road Map

Attractions along the way using the Great Ocean Road Map

The road of Great Ocean Road is two-lane (one in each direction). The speed limit ranges from 50 km/h to 100 km/h. The Great Ocean Road isn't the easiest of roads to drive on. If you're not an experienced driver, you may find the winding lanes and sharp turns quite challenging.

If you are a tourist please note that you drive on the left-hand side of the road.

  • Visit Torquay Surf City, home of Rip Curl.
  • Admire the Southern Ocean and the surfers on Bells Beach.
  • Spot koalas in the wild!
  • Go on a rainforest walk through the fragrant eucalyptus trees of the Otway Ranges
  • See the 12 Apostles in the enchanting morning light. It is also the best time for a perfect shot of the famous rock formations. The Twelve Apostles are the most popular place along the Great Ocean Road and very busy except early morning and in the evening. The light conditions for the famous picture of the 12 Apostles are also best in the morning.
  • Visit the collapsed London Bridge.

Here are some of the most incredible stops on the Great Ocean Road, head east to west, for you to make along the way. Mark these on your Great Ocean Road map so that you don't miss them.

  • Lavers Hill.
  • The Twelve Apostles. You can now park your car at the 12 Apostles and walk to Gibson Steps via a 1.1km section of the Great Ocean Walk. The walk departs from the back of the kiosk at the 12 Apostles and safely underpasses the Great Ocean Road near the Gibson Steps viewing platform and beach access.
  • London Arch.
  • Loch Ard Gorge.
  • The Grotto.
  • The Bay of Islands.
  • Cheese World.
  • Warrnambool. Particularly at the time when it comes to viewing the whales as they migrate south.

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