5 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

5 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

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5 days in Melbourne & Torquay Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Bring the kids along to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade and Maru Koala and Animal Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Torquay (Torquay Farmers' Market & The Great Ocean Road). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and don't miss a visit to Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip tool .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In November in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trips

Torquay, Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade, Maru Koala and Animal Park
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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 4th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Angels, and then kick back and relax at Eastern Beach Reserve. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Split Point Lighthouse, make a trip to Teddy's Lookout, and then admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay travel route builder website .

Getting from Melbourne to Torquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grantville.

Things to do in Torquay

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Geelong, Lorne, Split Point Lighthouse
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
St Mary of the Angels ©
St Mary of the Angels

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