Inland road from Melbourne

Follow the M1 towards Geelong and continue on the A1 to Port Campbell via Colac. View more.

About the listing

You’ll save yourself time by driving the inland route, covering 240km in under 3 hours. Take in the sights of Australia’s largest Volcanic Plain and arrive in town in time for Sunset and dinner. Get up early and see the magnificent 12 Apostles upon Sunrise, who knows, you may be the only person there!

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Local Directions

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Inland Driving Times & Distances
  Melbourne Colac Camperdown 12 Apostles Loch Ard Gorge Port Campbell Peterborough Warrnambool Port Fairy
Melbourne   1h 55min 2h 17min 2h 47min 2h 50min 2h 57min 3h 10min 3h 52min 4h 18min
Colac 152 km   35min 57 min 1h 1h 7min 1h 20km 2h 3min 2h 28min
Camperdown 199 km 46 km   51miin 48min 42min 48min 52min 1h 10min
12 Apostles 228 km 76 km 63 km   3min 10min 23min 1h 6min 1h 31min
Loch Ard Gorge 231 km 80 km 59 km 4 km   7min 20min 1h 2min 1h 28min
Port Campbell 239 km 87 km 52 km 12 km 8 km   13min 55min 1h 21min
Peterborough 252 km 100 km 65 km 25 km 21 km 13 km   42min 1h 8min
Warrnambool 305 km 153 km 68 km 77 km 73 km 65 km 53 km   30min
Port Fairy 333 km 181 km 95 km 106 km 102 km 94 km 81 km 29 km  

Contact details

Inland road from Melbourne

Phone: 1300 137 255

Sheep, 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland, Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

Top stops along the way

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