2 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

2 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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2 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then don't miss a visit to Royal Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. August in Melbourne sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Torquay road trip planning app .

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Torquay, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

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