11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weeaproinah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Cowes
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Block Arcade, Melbourne Museum, Wine Tours & Tastings, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then take in the local landmarks with The Little Penguin Bus, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip maker .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sea All Dolphin Swims as well as Great Ocean Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Torquay side-trips: Erskine Falls (in Lorne), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Split Point Lighthouse (in Aireys Inlet). And it doesn't end there: cruise along The Great Ocean Road, take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, pause for some serene contemplation at Anglican Church, Barwon Heads, and enjoy the sea views from Point Lonsdale Lighthouse.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Torquay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Weeaproinah.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Erskine Falls, Eastern Beach Reserve, Sea All Dolphin Swims, Anglican Church, Barwon Heads
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Sea All Dolphin Swims ©
Sea All Dolphin Swims

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nights
Weeaproinah

Weeaproinah ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Otway Fly Treetop Adventures. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): trek along Otway Fly Treetop Adventures and then admire the sheer force of Hopetoun Falls. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Cape Otway Lightstation and then stroll through Johanna Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Weeaproinah online road trip planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Weeaproinah in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Weeaproinah

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hopetoun Falls, Johanna Beach, Cape Otway Lightstation
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Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation
Hopetoun Falls ©
Hopetoun Falls

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Grotto, The Arch, Apostle Whey Cheese, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): revel in the low prices at Apostle Whey Cheese, then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, then explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park, and finally get outside with The Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Grotto, then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps, and finally explore and take pictures at Twelve Apostles.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell road trip site .

You can drive from Weeaproinah to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

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 5th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Conservation Centre, get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Pyramid Rock and then look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cowes tour itinerary maker site .

Drive from Port Campbell to Cowes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Cowes sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

National Vietnam Veterans Museum, The Nobbies Centre, Churchill Island, Pyramid Rock
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©

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