12 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

12 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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12 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Brighton Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Singapore in November, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Dandenong Ranges National Park, Brighton Beach
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary and then stroll through Eastern Beach Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls and then play a few rounds at Anglesea Golf Club.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Torquay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Erskine Falls, Anglesea Golf Club, Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary ©

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 27th (Tue), trek along Great Otway National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Great Otway National Park
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 28th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Martyrs and then head outdoors with The Arch. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Simpson Desert and then kick back and relax at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip planner .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Simpson Desert, Bay of Martyrs
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Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs
The Arch ©
The Arch

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then head off the coast to Griffiths Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Logan's Beach, then examine the collection at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, and then explore the activities along Bay of Islands.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool sightseeing planning app .

Getting from Port Campbell to Warrnambool by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Allansford Cheese World and Museum, Griffiths Island
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Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach

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