13 days in Victoria Itinerary

13 days in Victoria Itinerary

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13 days in Victoria Itinerary

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

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. Family-friendly places like St. Kilda Beach and Eureka Skydeck 88 will thrill your kids. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, make a trip to Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Melbourne driving holiday site .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

2
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Cowes Bazaar and Gallery, then stop by Tyde, and finally meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitty Miller Bay, and then stroll through Cape Woolamai Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cowes tour planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Cowes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Cowes can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

The Nobbies Centre, Kitty Miller Bay, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, Cape Woolamai Beach
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Kitty Miller Bay ©
Kitty Miller Bay

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.
On the 8th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Torquay trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cowes to Torquay in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ballarat.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lorne Beach, Ocean Beach
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

3
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
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Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, then view the masterpieces at Stony Creek Gallery, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On your second day here, stop by Wild Trout Downunde Gordon Hat Shoppe, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ballan Farmers Market, then browse for treasures at The Mill Markets, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Talbot Farmers’ Market.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ballarat travel route builder .

Getting from Torquay to Ballarat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Daylesford, Talbot Farmers’ Market, Ballan Farmers Market, Wild Trout Downunde Gordon Hat Shoppe
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Spas

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