9 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

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

2
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Oakdene Vineyards and St Mary of the Angels. Visiting The Great Ocean Road and Bells Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Torquay's surroundings by going to Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Lorne Beach (in Lorne).

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Torquay route maker site .

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 difference when traveling from Singapore to Torquay is 2 hours. In August, Torquay is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Geelong, Oakdene Vineyards, Lorne Beach
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne 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 29th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, kick back and relax at Logan's Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Warrnambool travel route builder .

Drive from Torquay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Zoo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Parliament House of Victoria. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Exhibition Building, browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary app .

Getting from Warrnambool to Melbourne by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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