12 days in Torquay, Melbourne & Eltham Itinerary

12 days in Torquay, Melbourne & Eltham Itinerary

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12 days in Torquay, Melbourne & Eltham Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Eltham
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Melbourne

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 The Great Ocean Road. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): cruise along The Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve.

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Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Torquay are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've added Chinatown, Yarra Park, Queens Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, about 2 hours away. Dedicate the 17th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, and take in the pleasant sights at ACDC Lane.

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Drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Eltham.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

3
nights
Eltham

Eltham ©
Diamond Valley Railway has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Diamond Valley Railway, then contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary, then admire the natural beauty at National Rhododendron Gardens, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dandenong Ranges National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden and then hit the slopes at Lake Mountain Alpine Resort.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Eltham travel planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Eltham in an hour. In September in Eltham, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eltham

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yarra Glen, Marysville, National Rhododendron Gardens, Dandenong Ranges National Park, William Ricketts Sanctuary
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Diamond Valley Railway ©
Diamond Valley Railway
Yileena Park ©
Yileena Park

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