10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Summerlands
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
2
Cowes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Healesville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Dandenong
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Rock, then bet on your favorite at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Rock.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Summerlands trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Summerlands is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Summerlands is 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in September; daily highs in Summerlands reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Ventnor, Seal Rock
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
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Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Pyramid Rock ©
Pyramid Rock

2
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Woolamai Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cowes vacation builder site .

Cowes is very close to Summerlands. In September in Cowes, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Healesville.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Phillip Island, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things

1
night
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
On the 26th (Wed), do a tasting at Domaine Chandon Winery, learn about winemaking at Coombe Yarra Valley, and then stop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery.

Plan my day in Healesville using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Cowes to Healesville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Cowes in September, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Healesville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dandenong.

Things to do in Healesville

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Coldstream, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
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Coombe Yarra Valley ©
Coombe Yarra Valley

2
nights
Dandenong

Dandenong ©
Dandenong is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, approximately 30 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. On the 27th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tyabb Packing House Antiques, and then kick back and relax at Frankston Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary, then admire the natural beauty at National Rhododendron Gardens, and then take in the awesome beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dandenong visit planner.

You can drive from Healesville to Dandenong in an hour. Traveling from Healesville in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dandenong, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Frankston Beach, William Ricketts Sanctuary, National Rhododendron Gardens, Tyabb Packing House Antiques
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shrine of Remembrance and St Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, explore the engaging exhibits at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Melbourne journey planner.

Traveling by car from Dandenong to Melbourne takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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