6 days in Great Ocean Road, Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges & Melbourne Itinerary

6 days in Great Ocean Road, Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges & Melbourne Itinerary

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6 days in Great Ocean Road, Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Torquay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Healesville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Torquay Front Beach and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Torquay online journey builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Torquay is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Torquay, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Singapore in March: highs in Torquay hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Healesville.

Things to do in Torquay

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

1
night
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): hike along Wirrawilla Rainforest Walk, then admire the verdant scenery at Healesville Sanctuary, and then make a splash at Seville Water Play Park.

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You can drive from Torquay to Healesville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Torquay in March, plan for little chillier nights in Healesville, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Seville Water Play Park, Wirrawilla Rainforest Walk
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Wirrawilla Rainforest Walk ©
Wirrawilla Rainforest Walk
Seville Water Play Park ©
Seville Water Play Park

3
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 appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Fitzroy Gardens. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, have some family-friendly fun at Viri VR, and don't miss a visit to Shrine of Remembrance.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Healesville to Melbourne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
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Melbourne Zoo
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Melbourne Museum

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