12 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Princetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Torquay
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, stroll through St. Kilda Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then take a stroll through Degraves Street.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Melbourne driving holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, stroll through Logan's Beach, and then head off the coast to Griffiths Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): admire the striking features of Griffiths Island Lighthouse, get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then explore the activities along Bay of Islands.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Warrnambool road trip site .

Getting from Melbourne to Warrnambool by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

4
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
You'll get in some beach time at Johanna Beach and Wreck Beach. Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Princetown tour planner .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Warrnambool to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Johanna Beach, Wreck Beach
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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Johanna Beach ©
Johanna Beach
Wreck Beach ©
Wreck Beach

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk and then hike along Mait's Rest.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Princetown to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Angels, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road.

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You can drive from Apollo Bay to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Geelong
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
St Mary of the Angels ©
St Mary of the Angels

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