12 days in Summerlands & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Summerlands & Melbourne Itinerary

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12 days in Summerlands & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h
1
Summerlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Melbourne
— 9 nights
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade, relax in the rural setting at Bimbadeen Phillip Island, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Rock. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, identify plant and animal life at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Summerlands road trip planning app .

Melbourne to Summerlands is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Summerlands

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventnor, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, National Vietnam Veterans Museum
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Bimbadeen Phillip Island ©
Bimbadeen Phillip Island

9
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Queen Victoria Market as well as City Circle Tram. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 27th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip maker app .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Aug 24 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
City Circle Tram
City Circle Tram
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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