10 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Torquay
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Princetown
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Torquay online holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Torquay is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in May: high temperatures in Torquay hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Torquay

#Scenic Drive, #Outdoors
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

1
night
Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Loch Ard Gorge, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wreck Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Princetown, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Torquay to Princetown in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Wreck Beach, Loch Ard Gorge
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Wreck Beach ©
Wreck Beach

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, stroll through Logan's Beach, and then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Warrnambool trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne vacation planner.

Getting from Warrnambool to Melbourne by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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