10 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Melbourne, Torquay & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne driving holiday app .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, things will get cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
You've now added The Great Ocean Road to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls and then explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Geelong Botanical Gardens and then stroll through Eastern Beach Reserve.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Geelong, Erskine Falls
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

4
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

Getting from Torquay to Sydney by combination of bus, shuttle, and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Torquay in September, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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