3 Day Self Guided Walk: Apollo Bay to Castle Cove (51.5km) Departs Tuesday
- Duration : 3 Days (approx.)
- Product code : M3 Mild Side
Three Day Great Ocean Walk, Bus Itinerary - Apollo Bay to Castle Cove.
This is a Self-Guided Walk, picking you up & returning you each afternoon to Apollo Bay.
Bus transfers are provided as listed below, you book and pay for your own accommodation and food.
The bus departs from and returns to the Apollo Bay Information Centre.
(Please note at Christmas & New Year 2016 this walk commences a day earlier - ie on a Monday)
Day 1 Tuesday
22km Apollo Bay to Blanket Bay
Approx 8am start. Walk out of Apollo Bay. The start time depends on your walking pace & if you are fast or slow walkers. Our times are based on a pace of 3-4 km per hour. If you are a fast walker consider walking out of Apollo Bay later. Alternatively, if the weather is nice, Blanket Bay is a wonderful beach to take time exploring whilst you wait for the bus pick up time at 3.30pm.
3.30pm Bus transfer from Blanket Bay. ETA: Apollo Bay 4.15pm
Day 2 Wednesday 11km Blanket Bay to Cape Otway Lighthouse
8.30am Bus transfer from Apollo Bay. ETA: Blanket Bay 9.15am
3.45pm Bus transfer from Cape Otway (Lighthouse tickets included). ETA Apollo Bay 4.30pm
Day 3 Thursday 18.5km Cape Otway to Castle Cove
8.30am Bus transfer from Apollo Bay. ETA: Cape Otway 9.00am
4.00pm Bus transfer from Castle Cove. ETA: Apollo Bay 4.35pm
We strongly suggest you buy an Official Great Ocean Walk Map if you have not already purchased
Please note that this is a bus service - if you are not at the bus stop at the allocated time the bus will not wait! To be fair to other walkers we must depart at the advertised times.
You will need to pay extra fees (or taxi fares) to come back and collect you if you are not at the meeting spot.
Walk 91 recommend that you prepare/ train for the walk (it can be difficult if you are not fit) and to study the times and km's allocated each day. Only book this bus service if you are confident that you are walking within your means and can meet the bus at the advertised pick up times each day. Our bus times are conservative however and based on a
person walking approx 3-4 km per hour carrying only a small day pack. Please read our terms and conditions.
Please wear appropriate clothing, comfortable walking shoes or boots and bring a 2 - 3 litre water bottle. For other suggestions of ‘what to bring’ please refer to our website.