14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Carrum Downs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

7
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 Ocean Road Tours, Melbourne Unique Tours, Sea All Dolphin Swims, and other attractions you added. We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Head to Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Minesfor some retail therapy. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park in Pearcedale, approximately 1h 05 min away. Spend the 8th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, identify plant and animal life at St Kilda beach, immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay.

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If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Carrum Downs.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Sea All Dolphin Swims
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Escape Discovery Adventures ©
Escape Discovery Adventures

1
night
Carrum Downs

Carrum Downs ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Seaford Foreshore Reserve, then explore the galleries of McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, and then kick back and relax at Frankston Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Carrum Downs travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Carrum Downs takes an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Carrum Downs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Seaford Foreshore Reserve, Frankston Beach, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park
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Seaford Foreshore Reserve ©
Seaford Foreshore Reserve
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park ©

2
nights
Sorrento

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Cape Schanck Lighthouse, learn about winemaking at Main Ridge Estate, look for gifts at Red Hill Cheese, then admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, and finally fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Red Hill Community Market, then admire the landmark architecture of Heronswood, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sorrento Back Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sorrento travel planner.

Traveling by car from Carrum Downs to Sorrento takes an hour. December in Sorrento sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Red Hill, Cape Schanck Lighthouse, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Heronswood
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Swim with Dolphins
Cape Schanck Lighthouse ©
Cape Schanck Lighthouse
Sorrento Back Beach ©
Sorrento Back Beach

3
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.
You've now added The Great Ocean Road to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Angels, and then kick back and relax at Eastern Beach Reserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Geelong, Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary, Split Point Lighthouse
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

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