4 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

4 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

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4 days in Great Ocean Road & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Kuching
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
Torquay
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuching

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll around Anglesea Bike Park and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip planner .

Kuching, Malaysia to Torquay is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Kuching in June, expect Torquay to be colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Anglesea Bike Park
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Anglesea Bike Park ©
Anglesea Bike Park

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, stroll through Royal Botanic Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Parliament House of Victoria and then contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online route builder .

Drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Melbourne sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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