11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cowes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Yarra Glen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Ballarat
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Zoo. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Victoria and Shrine of Remembrance. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Melbourne Central, stop by Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne, get a taste of the local shopping with The White Room Interiors, and identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Museums
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 21st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, then head off the coast to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Churchill Island Marine National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cowes trip planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and car. In November, daytime highs in Cowes are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Yarra Glen.

Things to do in Cowes

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve, Churchill Island Marine National Park
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve ©

1
night
Yarra Glen

Yarra Glen ©
Yarra Glen is a town in Victoria, Australia, 40 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. On the 23rd (Fri), stop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Healesville Sanctuary, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Yarra Glen Racecourse Market.

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Traveling by car from Cowes to Yarra Glen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cowes in November since evenings lows in Yarra Glen dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Yarra Glen

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Healesville Sanctuary
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Yarra Glen Racecourse Market ©
Yarra Glen Racecourse Market

2
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree and then steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ballarat trip maker site .

Drive from Yarra Glen to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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