13 days in Melbourne, Greater Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne, Greater Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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13 days in Melbourne, Greater Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
taxi:  15​min
2
St Kilda
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Werribee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Aspendale
— 2 nights
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.
Dedicate the 4th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, you will find days in Melbourne are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are cooler (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St Kilda.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. On the 5th (Sat), kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

Plan trip to St Kilda with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

St Kilda is very close to Melbourne. In January in St Kilda, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Werribee.

Things to do in St Kilda

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

1
night
Werribee

Werribee ©
Werribee is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 32 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Wyndham local government area. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Werribee vacation site .

Werribee is just a short distance from St Kilda. January in Werribee sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Werribee

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, don't miss a visit to The Grotto, and then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Werribee to Port Campbell takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Bay of Islands
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Wed), kick back and relax at 13th Beach and then admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Torquay itinerary planning website .

Getting from Port Campbell to Torquay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Aspendale.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trip

13th Beach
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
13th Beach ©
13th Beach

2
nights
Aspendale

Aspendale ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, kick back and relax at Mount Martha Beach, and then stroll through Chelsea Beach.

You can plan Aspendale trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Torquay to Aspendale in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspendale

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Chelsea Beach, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Mount Martha Beach, Mentone beach
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Mentone beach ©
Mentone beach
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Mount Martha Beach ©
Mount Martha Beach

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