15 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Tasmania Itinerary

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15 days in Melbourne, Great Ocean Road & Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anglesea
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Zoo. Get in touch with nature at Royal Botanic Gardens and St. Kilda Beach. Step out of Melbourne to go to Daylesford and see Spas, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, wander the streets of Melbourne Laneways, browse the different shops at Melbourne Central, and make a trip to Collins St/Swanston St.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in July; daily highs in Melbourne reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Anglesea.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Spas
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Lorne Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Anglesea trip planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Anglesea takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Anglesea can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Anglesea

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Attractions like Wineglass Bay Lookout and Spiky Beach Conservation Area make great kid-friendly stops. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kings Fine Art Gallery and Waubs Bay Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Orford (Raspins Beach & Darlington Vineyard). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Coles Bay Jetty, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wineglass Bay.

To find out how to plan a trip to Coles Bay, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Anglesea to Coles Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Freycinet, Orford, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Waubs Bay Gallery
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Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Cascade Brewery, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and then examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Hobart, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Berriedale
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne
On your second day here, meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo and then try to win big at Crown Casino.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Hobart to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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