8 days in Torquay & Byron Bay Itinerary

8 days in Torquay & Byron Bay Itinerary

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8 days in Torquay & Byron Bay Itinerary

Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Torquay
— 3 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Melbourne

3
days
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Torquay: Point Lonsdale Lighthouse (in Point Lonsdale), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and St Mary of the Angels (in Geelong). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along The Great Ocean Road. There's more to do: explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Road and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anglican Church, Barwon Heads.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip itinerary builder website .

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In October in Torquay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St Mary of the Angels, Anglican Church, Barwon Heads, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Point Lonsdale Lighthouse
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St Mary of the Angels ©
St Mary of the Angels

4
days
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Explore Byron Bay's surroundings by going to Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Dreamworld (in Coomera). There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, relax in the rural setting at The Farm Byron Bay, enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and trek along Cape Byron Walking Track.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Byron Bay trip planner .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Torquay to Byron Bay in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Byron Bay is somewhat warmer than Torquay - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Warner Bros. Movie World, Dreamworld, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
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Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

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