6 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

6 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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6 days in Melbourne & Great Ocean Road Itinerary

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

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: highs in Melbourne hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): kick back and relax at Bells Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Torquay attractions planning website .

Drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Erskine Falls
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

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